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Overbrook Park: Marc Reason Leads The Way For Civic Association

Overbrook Park: Marc Reason Leads The Way For Civic Association

For nearly two years, Marc Reason, 47, has been president of the Overbrook Park Civic Association. Reason doesn’t only work as the president of the OPCA, he is a teacher at the Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School, head of a local community basketball league as well as a youth group leader in […]

 By: Danielle Rosati and Matt Yost

Overbrook Park: Teenagers in Charge Provides Positive Growth for Teens

Overbrook Park: Teenagers in Charge Provides Positive Growth for Teens

An ideal Saturday morning for most teenagers likely consists of sleeping late, watching television and possibly catching up on the latest Facebook gossip.  But the members of Teenagers in Charge are not among the average. Every Saturday morning, these teens meet at Rose Playground on 1300 N. 75th St. for a two-hour weekly session.  During those […]

 By Matt Yost and Danielle Rosati

Overbrook Park: Community Cleanup Day Attracts Far Flung Help

Overbrook Park: Community Cleanup Day Attracts Far Flung Help

The Overbrook Park Civic Association orchestrated a Saturday community cleanup event in late September continuing its efforts to beautify the Rose Playground and the surrounding area. Angela Hall-Morris, treasurer of the Overbrook Park Civic Association, organized this beautification event for this organization founded more than 30 years ago that now has more than 200 members. […]