Tacony: Community Development Starts With Cleaning Up

Tacony: Community Development Starts With Cleaning Up

Merchants along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony have started an effort to keep the entire community clean. The idea and movement began with help from the Tacony Community Development Corporation (CDC). “When a neighborhood isn’t clean, it leads to the impression that people might not care about their community and where they live, and that’s exactly […]

 

Tacony: Community Makes 7000 Block of Erdrick Street Beautiful

Tacony: Community Makes 7000 Block of Erdrick Street Beautiful

The 7000 block of Erdrick Street in Tacony is anxiously awaiting to find out if it will become the city’s Most Beautiful Block. And if you speak to any of the residents, they believe they’ve got a good chance of winning the citywide contest run by the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee. Results will be announced in […]

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Tacony: Businessman, Civic Leader Improving The Community In This Life And The Next

Tacony: Businessman, Civic Leader Improving The Community In This Life And The Next

Every time Joseph Sannutti steps outside his funeral home at 7101 Torresdale Ave., he stops and spends time talking with neighbors, colleagues and fellow Tacony residents. He seems to know everyone in the neighborhood. Sannutti is active member of the community both as a businessman and as a volunteer with the Tacony Civic Association. How […]

 By Raymond Boyd and Steven Mitchell

Northeast: Tacony and Holmesburg Seeking Revitalization with Business and History

Northeast: Tacony and Holmesburg Seeking Revitalization with Business and History

[vimeo 65465622] Tacony and Holmesburg are neighboring communities that are seeking a better future for their residents. Their missions are similar but their focuses are different. Tacony is taking a business first approach while Holmesburg is looking to take advantage of its sense of history. Both neighborhoods understand that they must work in collaboration to make […]