Julian Hamer

Morris Park: A Green Urban Playground for Nature Lovers

Morris Park: A Green Urban Playground for Nature Lovers

Dan Gasiewski, long term resident of the Overbrook Farms and executive director of Friends of Morris Park, remembers the days when the meadowlands entrance to Morris Park, at the corners of 66th Street and Woodcrest Avenue, used to be full of litter left by local residents. In 2004, Gasiewski founded the Friends of Morris Park […]

 

Overbrook: Papa Playground and Recreation Center Helps Youths

A staple of the Overbrook community, Papa Playground’s after-school program serves youth of all ages. The neighborhood recreation center strives to attain a safe and structured environment, while providing students with the tools to achieve academic and social success. Cynthia Brown, the after-school director, oversees the program and ensures the curriculum is best meeting every […]