Fox Chase: Town Watch Gets Community Involved in Keeping Crime Down

Fox Chase: Town Watch Gets Community Involved in Keeping Crime Down

The Fox Chase Town Watch started in early 1995, but has gone through many changes through the years. The Town Watch began as a Friday and Saturday night patrol group. Stephen Phillips, president of the Town Watch, said after putting thousands of miles on volunteer patrol members’ cars, the group realized it’s better to have eyes […]

 

Strawberry Mansion: Billy Thompson Helps Lead Neighborhood Coalition with Faith

Strawberry Mansion: Billy Thompson Helps Lead Neighborhood Coalition with Faith

As William Thompson walked toward Faith Temple recently, he greeted almost every person he passed. He grabbed each neighbor around the shoulders, squeezed them tightly and shook their hands with both of his own. “When we went on vacation, he used to take the whole community,” said Thompson’s daughter Shevron Thompson. “But that’s just him.” Known […]