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UPS conversation returns to CDR

Project developers for the UPS distribution center coming to 1 Red Lion Road presented plans in front of the Civic Design Review for a second time in a meeting that played out similarly to...

Walking for St. Martha School

St. Martha students on Friday afternoon took part in a walkathon to raise money for the school. The younger students walked around the school yard while the older kids walked around the neighborhood, accompanied...

Blessings for the needy

St. Martha Parish on Sunday held a Blue Mass for all law enforcement officers. The Rev. Jonathan Dalin, the parish administrator, blessed active and retired officers. Also taking part in the Mass were Deacon Steve...

NESTco looks to continue providing aid in 2021

It wasn’t the year Northeast Services Team planned to have, but the coalition is proud of how it was able to pivot and provide aid during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the coalition’s annual yearly round-up...

Charles “Chal” McCloskey: In Memoriam

By Jack McCarthy The Northeast Philadelphia history community mourns the passing of local historian Charles A. McCloskey, who died on Nov. 14 at the age of 71. In his modest, unassuming way, “Chal” — as...

Ribbon cutting for Disston rec upgrades

Northeast Philadelphia saw its second park ribbon cutting in the span of about a month when city officials visited Disston Recreation Center last week. The Nov. 10 ribbon cutting recognized the $1.1 million upgrade for...

Around Town

Recycle your leaves The city Department of Streets’ leaf recycling program runs through Dec. 19. Bagged leaves will be collected curbside on regular trash days only in biodegradable paper bags, no more than 40 pounds. Do...

Homeless housing coming to State Road

The city last Thursday afternoon announced an Tiny Home Village pilot program that will be located on State Road, near the prison complex. The city sent out a Request for Information on Oct. 21. Nonprofits...

City implementing more COVID restrictions

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to restrictions on businesses, events and gatherings and other activities. The...

Moira Rose, Fallyn are just dandy

Moira Rose is a pittie mix about 18 months old and 45 pounds. She is spayed, healthy and up to date on shots. Moira is dog friendly after proper, slow introductions. She is not cat- or...
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