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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

City Opens Food Sites Today Offering Bags of Food

    The City announced that it will be providing free food to residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis through community food sites.      Beginning today, Monday, March 30, residents can pick up a box of food (one box per household) on Mondays and Thursdays between 10 a.m. and noon at sites throughout the city. … Continue reading City Opens Food Sites Today Offering Bags of Food