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Community meeting held at Monkiewicz Playground to revitalize siteBy Melissa KomarThe breaking point for Port Richmond residents occurred when a body was allegedly discovered slumped...

No ‘I’ in ORCA

Civic elects new board, continues to focus on team-based approachBy Melissa KomarThere’s a new civic board in town, but don’t expect many drastic changes.Olde Richmond Civic...

Fighting an unsightly blight

City partners with civic groups, offers incentive to tackle illegal signsBy Melissa KomarTired of looking at posters plastered all over telephone poles and itching to get...

Given a chance to give back

ORCA president Don Gould points to lucking out in Kensington for motivation to keep community safe and cleanBy Melissa KomarDon Gould pulls his truck under the...

Creative trash can trend continues

EKNA seeks artists for lid designs for trashcan initiative in KensingtonBy Melissa KomarWhile litter can be chalked up as an eyesore, eye-catching trash cans are...

More eyes for Olde Richmond

Olde Richmond Civic Association receives $50,000 grant from PTSSD for Safe Streets security camera system initiativeEditor’s note: This article originally appeared in the January...

Movers and Shakers: Not moving and turning complaints into action

Lifelong Port Richmond resident Maryann Trombetta sticks to her roots, uses social media and walks the streets to stay aware of neighborhood issues.By Melissa KomarMaryann...

Movers and Shakers: Giving a swift boot in Bridesburg

Dan Adair, founder of the Bridesburg Community Action Alliance, aims to lead community in civic engagementBy Melissa KomarLast August, Dan Adair went tire-to-tire with a...

Moving forward on Moyer Street

Renderings complete for the potential public space, community meeting to be held“We want to optimize the project plan and vision from the community’s perspective,” McCullough...

Creative effort to kick trash to the curb

ORCA unveils ‘Can It’ anti-litter campaign at businesses featuring neighborhood artists’ designs on lids.While designing and hand painting the lids was fun, Bouchard hopes the...
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