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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 […]

 

Mayfair: Northeast Philadelphia Town Watch Groups Form Dog Walker Watch Program

Mayfair: Northeast Philadelphia Town Watch Groups Form Dog Walker Watch Program

For months, residents and leaders of Mayfair and other communities in Northeast Philadelphia have been fighting for a split of the 15th Police District. Mayfair residents, like John Farrell (right), expressed their concern about the lack of police in the area. Instead of a split, the district received 30 new police officers. In the absence […]

 By Tiffany Goforth and Ryan Mcdonald

Northeast: Balance Sought Between Treatment and Neighborhoods’ Wishes on Methadone Clinics

Northeast: Balance Sought Between Treatment and Neighborhoods’ Wishes on Methadone Clinics

As Holmesburg, Mayfair and other neighborhoods along the Frankford Avenue business corridor work to keep methadone clinics from opening in their communities. Pennsylvania Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-172nd, held a hearing Wednesday at the Mayfair Community Center to discuss the clinics’ impact on neighborhoods and access to treatment. The hearing was prompted by the Healing Way Inc.’s effort to […]