FREE Yard Tree Delivered to Your House!!

Tookany/Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed Partnership is offering a limited number of yard trees for Philadelphia residents who live in zip codes 19120 and 19124 through Tree Philly! They will provide door-to-door delivery service. Registration is open now through May 17. Trees are available while supplies last and pre-registration is required. Contact Nathan@ttfwatershed.org.

Juniata Golf Course opens as Gov. Wolf takes first steps in opening the economy

   It had been very quiet at the Juniata Golf Course since Governor Wolf shut down all non-essential businesses to combat the spread of COVID-19. Having no golfers is not good for business at a golf course in the Spring months.     When the announcement was made last week that courses in the city would … Continue reading Juniata Golf Course opens as Gov. Wolf takes first steps in opening the economy

City’s COVID-19 Update for Sunday, April 26th

City Provides Update on COVID-19 for Sunday, April 26, 2020  PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 237 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 12,566. The Department of Public Health again noted clusters of positive cases in congregate settings, including … Continue reading City’s COVID-19 Update for Sunday, April 26th

Flames Damage Chevere Mini Market & 2nd Floor Apartment

The morning light today unveiled the damage done to Chevere Mini Market and a 2nd floor apartment by a fire on Saturday evening, April 25th. The convenience store, located at the corner of Markland and Luzerne Streets in Juniata Park, was heavily damaged. A neighbor who lives next door told the Juniata News that she … Continue reading Flames Damage Chevere Mini Market & 2nd Floor Apartment

Councilmember Maria Quiñones Sánchez: Our City Will Be Better After This Pandemic

Letter to Editor: Juniata News, submitted April 20, 2020 A personal statement from Councilmember Maria D. Quiñones Sánchez, 7th District:  Eastern North Philadelphia and our City will be better after this pandemic. I wholeheartedly believe in the resilience of our residents.  Over the past month, our City Council offices established remote working, with no interruption … Continue reading Councilmember Maria Quiñones Sánchez: Our City Will Be Better After This Pandemic

PHOTOS: Food Distribution Gratefully Accepted in Port Richmond

NO ONE GOES HUNGRY! Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic (PROPAC) partnered with Grace Episcopal Church and the Incarnation, and Caring For Friends, for a few separate days of produce distribution over the last two weeks. Volunteers set up tables at 2645 E. Venango Street as a socially-distanced line, stretching far down Edgemont Street, was … Continue reading PHOTOS: Food Distribution Gratefully Accepted in Port Richmond

Suspect Wanted for Robberies of 7-Eleven stores in Juniata and Kensington

24th District Police are searching for a suspect who recently robbed two local 7-Eleven Stores. Incident #1: On April 9, 2020 at 10:11pm, an unknown male entered a 7-Eleven located at 1190 East Luzerne, walked behind the counter armed with a handgun and put it to the side of the cashier demanding money from the … Continue reading Suspect Wanted for Robberies of 7-Eleven stores in Juniata and Kensington

Suspects wanted for sexual assault on 4300 block of Dungan Street

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating the male depicted above, as well as his accomplice. On April 7, 2020 at approximately 12:10 am, the victim, a 24-year-old female, parked her vehicle on the 4200 block of Glendale Street. While the complainant was at her vehicle, two offenders demanded the keys to … Continue reading Suspects wanted for sexual assault on 4300 block of Dungan Street

24th District Capt. Rosario wants your questions for live online Town Hall Meeting

Captain Rosario will host a live Town Hall Meeting on Facebook Live on Tuesday, April 21st at 2:00pm. He is inviting all residents to join in this event as a way to express your quality of life concerns for the 24th Police District. If you have a specific concern, which you would like to be … Continue reading 24th District Capt. Rosario wants your questions for live online Town Hall Meeting