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Armed Robbers hit Texas Chicken & Burgers in Juniata

Philly Police Blog reported on February 8, 2020 at 12:50 am, two unknown males entered the Texas Chicken and Burgers restaurant located at 3908 Kensington Avenue wearing masks and jumped over the counter. When suspect #1 pulled a handgun the employees fled the immediate area while a second suspect was trying to open the cash … Continue reading Armed Robbers hit Texas Chicken & Burgers in Juniata

Hopkinson Students to Relocate to Nearby Schools

PHILADELPHIA — Due to the need for continued environmental testing at Francis Hopkinson School, students will be temporarily relocated to alternate learning spaces at nearby schools beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Students and staff in grades K through 2 will remain at the Little School House and modular on the Hopkinson campus. Students and staff in grades 3 … Continue reading Hopkinson Students to Relocate to Nearby Schools

Health Department Announces Loss of Tobacco Sales Permits for Retailers Caught Repeatedly Selling to Kids

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

Connecting people with employers in Harrowgate

   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

Mary Miller, forever, reminds us what Christmas and Neighbors are About

   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

24th PDAC Gives Thanks to Police Officers at Thanksgiving

   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