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24th Police District Crime Report for March 2022 in PSA-1

We at the Juniata News would like to thank Police Officer Daniel Bowe for compiling and providing the monthly Part-One Crime Statistics in Police Service Area 1 (PSA-1) in the 24th Police District for us to share with you. We appreciate his work and dedication to the people of the 24th District, and his kindness … Continue reading 24th Police District Crime Report for March 2022 in PSA-1

24th Police District Crime Report for February 2022 in PSA-1

24TH DISTRICT – PSA-1 MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2022 Homicide: * 36xx Castor Avenue  Robbery with Gun: * 34xx Helen Street  * 39xx M Street  * 9xx E. Luzerne Street  * 35xx Jasper Street  * 16xx E. Erie Avenue  * 20xx E. Ontario Street Robbery, other: * 39xx Kensington Avenue  * 18xx E. Thayer Street  * … Continue reading 24th Police District Crime Report for February 2022 in PSA-1

JPCA Honors Longtime Juniata Resident Rose Marie Webster

The Juniata Park Civic Association gave a special honor to Rose Marie Webster at their monthly meeting in September. Kate Clarke, President of the JPCA, thanked Rose Marie for her many years of faithful service to the Juniata Park neighborhood. Rose Marie has been retiring from her many positions and duties in the neighborhood, preparing … Continue reading JPCA Honors Longtime Juniata Resident Rose Marie Webster

Sister Elaine George Sets Flight for Peru, and Juniata Will Miss Her

Forward by Tom Lineman, Juniata News Sister Elaine George is an amazing woman. For 16 years she has called Juniata her home. She lived and worked in Juniata, and jumped right into working for the betterment of the neighborhood in her “spare” time (as if any of us have spare time). She’s touched the lives … Continue reading Sister Elaine George Sets Flight for Peru, and Juniata Will Miss Her

Nine Organizations Unite to Let Mayor Kenney Know What is Needed in Kensington

When a City Council committee hearing was held in Kensington on August 11th, a recurring question was “Where is Jim Kenney?” Nine organizations have come together to let Mayor Jim Kenney know about some of the immediately actionable requests that were brought up at the meeting. Following is their letter: Kensington Neighborhood Planning Mayor Kenney, … Continue reading Nine Organizations Unite to Let Mayor Kenney Know What is Needed in Kensington

Kensington is Tired of the City’s Failure to Act on the Terrible Conditions in the Neighborhood

Councilmember Maria Quinones Sanchez held the hearing with community stakeholders and city officials to highlight Kensington’s significant problems. It was organized by City Council’s Committee on Public Health and Human Services. One city official was missing though — Mayor Jim Kenney. Sanchez said that that while the things that Kensington deals with are a citywide … Continue reading Kensington is Tired of the City’s Failure to Act on the Terrible Conditions in the Neighborhood

Juniata Proud: Sonny Ho Hosts the Grand Opening of ‘Next Gen’ Dunkin’

Sonny Ho came to Philadelphia in the 1980’s as a teenager where his family purchased their first house in the United States on the 3700 block of L Street in Juniata. He needed to get a job to help his family, and as fate would have it, the man who sold his house to Sonny’s … Continue reading Juniata Proud: Sonny Ho Hosts the Grand Opening of ‘Next Gen’ Dunkin’