Social Issues: “They’re Really Adept At Helping The Kids Understand How Today Impacts Tomorrow.”

Social Issues: “They’re Really Adept At Helping The Kids Understand How Today Impacts Tomorrow.”

Ted Qualli is the executive director of the Philadelphia Police Athletic League, which provides youth in high-crime and low-income Philadelphia neighborhoods a safe place to go when not in school, as an alternative to the streets. Founded in 1947, programming at the 20 PAL Centers throughout the city includes sports, mentorship and educational assistance. Whether […]

 

Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Executive Director At Beat The Streets, The Next Hot Neighborhoods in Philly And Lost Dogs

Port Richmond: This Week In The News — New Executive Director At Beat The Streets, The Next Hot Neighborhoods in Philly And Lost Dogs

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond: Familiar Face Heading Philadelphia’s Largest Wrestling Organization – Longtime Rizzo PAL athlete James Mangan has been named executive director of Beat the Streets, the largest youth wrestling organization in Philadelphia. (via Star News) Philly’s Next […]

 By Amay Smith and Christina Trinh

Port Richmond: Tigers Baseball is a Family Tradition

Port Richmond: Tigers Baseball is a Family Tradition

Saturday afternoons during the summer at the baseball field of Samuel Recreation Center have been the same for generations. Many families with young sons in the community come out to see their kids compete against other neighborhood teams in Little League games. The Tigers team has some motivation to play hard when they look at […]