By Cherri Gregg

Kensington: A Community Unites to Combat Blight

Kensington: A Community Unites to Combat Blight

[vimeo 25660502] Nearly a quarter of the land in Kensington is vacant.  No buildings, no structures, just grass, weeds or concrete.  This land, if left untended, becomes a magnet for trash, illegal dumping and crime. South Kensington—the portion of Kensington that runs from West Girard Avenue north to Berks Street and from Front Street west […]

 By Cherri Gregg

Ludlow: A Community Struggles to Find a New Leader

Ludlow: A Community Struggles to Find a New Leader

[vimeo 25660895 height=400 width=600] Ludlow is a community in mourning. Marvin Louis, the former executive director of the Ludlow Community Association, died in May. He lived on North Sixth Street for more than 40 years, acting as a liaison between city government and residents of the community he cared so much about.  Fondly referred to […]