From the Philadelphia Department of Public Health The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that 149 stores that have been selling tobacco products are not eligible to renew their tobacco sales permits in 2020, due to repeated violations of City regulations against selling tobacco products to minors. This number represents 6% of tobacco sales permits … Continue reading Health Department Announces Loss of Tobacco Sales Permits for Retailers Caught Repeatedly Selling to Kids
Employers and resource vendors filled Heitzman Recreation Center’s gymnasium on Thursday night, January 2nd in Harrowgate to start the New Year. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office hosted its monthly One Stop Job and Resource Hub from 5:00 to 8:00 pm with dozens of employers and resources targeted for the people of Harrowgate and Kensington. … Continue reading Connecting people with employers in Harrowgate
Editor’s Note: Mary Miller, who many of you knew as a neighbor and a friend, was also known by many in our neighborhoods because of her numerous years of writing letters to the Juniata News, extolling the goodness of the people of her neighborhood, Juniata Park. We have chosen to re-publish her letter from … Continue reading Mary Miller, forever, reminds us what Christmas and Neighbors are About
Following is a letter written by Dottie Stasen Kauterman, a great friend to the Juniata News — 10 years ago. It’s a stroll down memory lane for many who grew up in Juniata Park. Here’s a wish for making great neighborhood memories for all of the children growing up now in Juniata Park — … Continue reading A Stroll Down Memory Lane on Christmas
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for all that we have. On Thursday, November 21st, the 24th Police District Advisory Council (PDAC) helped provide a special meal of thanks, a week early, to everyone at the 24th Police District. PDAC members, pictured left to right: Pablo Mateo, Carlos Aviles, Gilbert Hardy, Brenda … Continue reading 24th PDAC Gives Thanks to Police Officers at Thanksgiving
The Juniata News would like to send a great big thank you to St. Philip’s Wednesday Lunch, 718 E. Tioga Street. Elaine and George Cahlink received a prompting from God to go back to Elaine’s childhood church and serve the neighborhood and the people here in Kensington — and what they’ve done is … Continue reading St. Philip's Lunch Crew Serves up Home-Cooked Meals each Wednesday
While families all across our area gathered to sit down and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast, many people either didn’t have a place to go, or the prospect of preparing a big feast for a couple people was a daunting task. Fortunately, Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic, along with Grace Episcopal Church and … Continue reading A Joyous Thanksgiving Feast in Port Richmond!