Alexis Sachdev and Dominique T. Johnson

Olney: Keep Philly Beautiful, TD Bank Hit the Streets Cleaning

Olney: Keep Philly Beautiful, TD Bank Hit the Streets Cleaning

A tossed candy-bar wrapper or forgotten soda bottle may seem insignificant to many Philadelphians but to the North Fifth Street Revitalization Project, litter is a big deal for Olney’s safety and commercial success. The Philadelphia Department of Commerce provides Olney with a grant to hire street cleaners six days per week. However, the cleaners’ main […]

 By Haniyyah B. Sharpe

Northeast: Community Center Sale to Sant Properties Now Unlikely

Northeast: Community Center Sale to Sant Properties Now Unlikely

With a damaged roof, a stalled Sheriff’s Sale and no perspective tenants, the Northeast Community Center at 2840 Holme Ave. in Holme Circle is likely also still without a buyer. Holme Circle Civic Association President Elsie Stevens said last week that brothers Ravinder “Robbie” and Hardeep Chawla will probably not follow through with a deal to purchase the […]