Category: Parks and Beautification

Wissahickon War Memorial: History & Future

One hundred years ago the Wissahickon Businessmen’s Association, along with the Rexton Boys Club and other supporters, moved the Wissahickon War Memorial to it’s current home on Rochelle Avenue, across from the train station. The original wood memorial had been located at the corner of Osborn Street and Manayunk Avenue. Funds were raised for the permanent… Read more »

Wissahickon War Memorial: Memorial Day Weekend Planting

This Memorial Day Weekend please consider helping to honor our fallen soldiers by assisting with the planting of the flower beds at the Wissahickon War Memorial on Rochelle Avenue across from the train station. Phil Moyer, the primary caretaker of the Memorial for many years, will be working Friday evening 5/25 and Saturday 5/26. If… Read more »

Philly Spring Cleanup – April 14th 9am-noon

Spring has sprung and the cleaning season has begun! Take part in the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup at these locations: Daisy Field – 5000 Hermit Lane LaNoce Park – 5119 Rochelle Avenue Retta Street Wooded Area – 3551 Retta Street The City is supplying us with a limited number of tools, gloves, and debris… Read more »

Wissahickon Gateway Public Outreach Results

Over 500 people told the Philadelphia City Planning Commission what they want to see at the Wissahickon Gateway, which includes the Wissahickon Transportation Center and Train Station, Schuylkill River and Wissahickon Valley Trail. See what the public said: Wissahickon Gateway Public Outreach Results

LaNoce Park Fall Service Day

Join us on Saturday, November 4th 9am-12pm to help clean, green and LOVE LaNoce Park. All are welcome to intend – invite your neighbors! Supplies are limited so please bring work gloves, rakes, brooms, clippers, and shovels. Thank you to our sponsor Wissahickon Bar & Bistro.

Rebuild Information Session

Join Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. and the Rebuild team at Roxborough Hospital from 6-8pm on Monday, October 23rd to learn more about Rebuild and what it could mean for our neighborhood.