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Point Breeze: Redevelopment Brings Residents To The Table

Point Breeze: Redevelopment Brings Residents To The Table

In August, the group formally known as Newbold Neighbors Association took a leap in creating inclusivity in the Point Breeze community. The civic association that serves the area between 18th and Broad Streets and Washington and Passyunk Avenues chose to rename their organization to the East Point Breeze Neighbors (EPBN), to acknowledge the history of […]

 

Northeast: Supermarket Closures Leave Food Pantries Scrambling

Northeast: Supermarket Closures Leave Food Pantries Scrambling

It was 8:40 a.m. on a recent sunny, spring-like day. In addition to the birds chirping, chatter could be heard as a line from the front of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church wrapped around Sackett Street onto Tyson Avenue. Many were gathering and waiting for the Feast of Justice’s Community Cupboard to open. Feast of […]

 By Thomas Cochet and Michelle Zei

Mount Airy: Local Group Continues Community Involvement with New Leaders

Mount Airy: Local Group Continues Community Involvement with New Leaders

For 46 years, East Mount Airy Neighbors has vigorously pursued improving conditions in Northwest Philadelphia. Since its inception in 1966, this organization has encouraged community involvement through its longtime leaders and new members. EMAN announced its new officers and board members, during a recent meeting held at the Mount Airy Presbyterian Church on East Mount […]