West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

West Oak Lane: Movies, Book Signings, Understanding Your Credit Report And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in West Oak Lane this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  EQ Conversation Café (Elkins Park): Brains for Collaboration: Tuesday, July 18, 7-8:30 p.m., Lea Brovedani’s (8107 High School Rd.) Understanding Your Credit Report – Clarifi Ambassador: Wednesday, July 19, 10:30 a.m. […]

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West Oak Lane: Five Things That Bring The Community Together

West Oak Lane: Five Things That Bring The Community Together

West Oak Lane is home to many community centers, churches and offices that serve as gathering places for its residents. The West Oak Lane area is focused on building “community” by bringing residents together through different opportunities in the neighborhood. These efforts help make the area close-knit and allow people in the community to contribute in a way that helps the […]

 By Jessie Fox and Kaila Gantt

West Oak Lane: A Proud and Determined Block

West Oak Lane: A Proud and Determined Block

  For the residents of Ogontz Avenue between Andrews Avenue and Middleton Street, an invested block captain and caring neighbors have helped their block maintain its peacefulness and achieve a strong sense of community. Block captains serve as a liaison between the neighbors on their block and the larger community. They are well-known around their […]

 By Jessie Fox and Kaila Gantt

West Oak Lane: New Water Ice Parlor Coming Soon

West Oak Lane: New Water Ice Parlor Coming Soon

Herman Townsville will welcome this summer season with his new ice cream and water ice parlor. Townsville bought the building at the corner of  Stenton and Ogontz this past December and with the help of his builders his vision has finally started to  come to life. One thing that Townsville expressed with excitement was that […]

 By Jessie Fox and Kaila Gantt

West Oak Lane: Northwest Neighbors Against Graffiti

West Oak Lane: Northwest Neighbors Against Graffiti

Northwest Neighbors Against Graffiti is a nonprofit organization focused on removing graffiti in and around the neighborhood with the help of community members. NAG, located at 7174 Ogontz Ave. in State Rep. Dwight Evans’ office, was formed in July 1994 after a large committee meeting was held to discuss anti-graffiti tactics. Carlton Williams has been […]