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Mayfair: New Executive Director Plans To Enhance The Business Community

Mayfair: New Executive Director Plans To Enhance The Business Community

In his office located on the second-floor of the Mayfair Community Center, Marc Collazzo, 49, has been getting used to his new job. Collazzo became the executive director of the Mayfair Business Improvement District in October. He was previously the chief of staff for State Representative John Taylor for six years and also served as […]

 

Port Richmond: Fate Of Nativity BVM Lies In The Hands Of The State Supreme Court

Port Richmond: Fate Of Nativity BVM Lies In The Hands Of The State Supreme Court

Members of the Port Richmond community continue to pray a verdict will soon be reached on a proposal to convert the abandoned Nativity BVM School into senior housing. The school closed its doors in 2008. No ruling from the State Supreme Court has been announced and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is looking to secure an […]

 

Bridesburg: Delaware Avenue Extension to Help Traffic, Increase Waterfront Access

Bridesburg: Delaware Avenue Extension to Help Traffic, Increase Waterfront Access

The Bridesburg community is in the midst of a major change. The Philadelphia Department of Streets has embarked on the first new major road creation in more than a decade – the extension of Delaware Avenue. “Delaware Avenue is going to be a very critical road because it’s going to act kind of like a […]

 

Bridesburg: Private Police Not Yet The Answer

Bridesburg: Private Police Not Yet The Answer

The residents had tolerated enough. They wanted their voices heard. On September 19 of last year, residents in Bridesburg held a community watch meeting to discuss the possibility of hiring an additional security force. Community leaders felt their neighborhood was being overlooked by Philadelphia’s 15th District police station, which also covers communities like Frankford, Mayfair […]