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Juniata Civic - Whos in Charge?
by Tom Lineman
New leaders were put in place for
the Juniata Park Civic Association
(JPCA) this past week after it was
UNITED WE STAND announced that the current leader-
ship was finished with the group, and
that it was folding the JPCA. That
decision to step down and fold the
group, however, was rescinded by the
24th Police District end of the week, leaving it unclear
Town Hall Meeting who can use the name Juniata Park
Over the past several months there
Hosted by has been a battle over the leadership
Captain Thomas Davidson, of the Juniata Park Civic Association.
Commanding Officer of the Although there had been questions
24th Police District about elections in the past couple of
years, the battle really heated up when
Tuesday, May 18th it was announced to the neighbor-
hood that a VisionQuest facility for
at-risk youth was being proposed for
6:00pm to 7:00pm 1200 E. Erie Avenue in Juniata, and
the JPCA leadership was not opposing
24th Police District it.
3901 Whitaker Ave. During the April meeting of the
Courtroom A JPCA, the leadership agreed to bring
a coalition of people together to re-
write the by-laws. The current set of
bylaws included one pertaining to
elections, which angered many of Photo: Tom Lineman/Juniata News
those in attendance -- Term for Betty Huntley (left) and Kate Clarke (right) were elected as trustees to oversee the revision of
board members will last until they the bylaws of the JPCA after the Civic Association was declared folded on Tuesday night by their
either no longer wish to serve on the Vice President. Following verbal resignations of top officers, the VP rescinded her resignation.
board or they move from the
boundaries. At that time the in the Fall of 2000 ... Cappetti to discuss how, and when, to begin writing of the bylaws. After a call to
remaining board members will take stepped into the role of President re-writing the bylaws. The discussion the Juniata Park Boys and Girls Club
applications and appoint a new after a few years when Porter became raucous at times, and before President, Javier Sanchez, the keys
member to fill this vacancy. resigned). a decision could be made, Hughes to the Juniata Boys & Girls Club
The prior bylaws provided for After a successful first half of the stepped out of of the meeting room building, where the meeting is held,
elections to be held with officers meeting on Tuesday, May 11, for a couple of minutes. When she were handed over to Matt Slonaker
being elected to two-year terms. including the membership vote on two returned, she announced that the to lock up the building following the
According to Millie Cappetti, who has zoning matters, the meeting turned Juniata Park Civic Association was vote.
been JPCA President since approxi- to the topic of restructuring the being folded, and that the members The group chose Kate Clarke and
My name is Matthew mately 2003, the previous officers of bylaws. Millie Cappetti had left the could start their own group. Were Betty Huntley as Trustees, who would
Slonaker. I live in Juniata and I
the JPCA did not hand over any official meeting by that time due to a personal taking our 501c3 and you can apply act in the place of a President and
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Senior Reports Senior Games 2010
People born before 8 June, 1960 board, stationary bike, table tennis,
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can do it. Do what? June 8, Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. John
May 10, 2010 Rosemarie called trips. All trips must be paid the week * On May 20, 1506,
Participate in the 25 th annual Byme golf course, 9500 Leon St. the great Italian explorer
the meeting to order with a Prayer before the trip to reserve a seat. Philadelphia Senior Games, June 7- Putting followed by golf.
and Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Anyone interested in joining our Christopher Columbus dies in
11, sponsored by the Philadelphia 1 p.m.- Bocce, South Philadelphia
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attendance. Monday morning at 10:30 am for most others, greatly
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Doorprize - Rose Marie W. Coffee and Donuts and meet new underestimated the worlds size.
the city. Domino Lane and Ridge av.
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All persons, 50 and over, are June 9, Wednesday, at 10 a.m.
Marie W. in the Holy Innocents Rectory which he thought was mainland
eligible to participate and have the Bowling at Boulevard Lanes, 8011
Lottery - Jean M. basement. China, and in December he landed
time of their lives, stated Lynn Spiro, Roosevelt Blvd.
Dues will be raised starting May 3rd on Hispaniola, which he thought
director of the games. June 10, Thursday, 10 a.m. Track
to $1.50 a week. Peggy DeLuca might be Japan.
The games have come a long way and field , LaSalles McCarthy
No meeting May 31st. since their inception back in 1986, Stadium, 20th and Olney Av.
Remember in your prayers all our * On May 19, 1864,
adding many new events thru the 10 a.m. Softball and football
Please pray also for all of our
Jolly 050 Club years. But no matter what one
participates inshuffleboard to the
throws, plus pitch, hit and run.
1 p.m. - Miniature golf, Burholme
President Abraham Lincoln writes
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Spiro said she has received many games at Center in the Park, 5818
The Trump Plaza May 30th. Our meeting was cancelled again should be given equal treatment
letters from participants over the Germantown Av. and Northeast Older
$25.00 cash play & $5.00 Food this past week. Hope to see you all on regardless of race. As a result,
years with comments like, Its such Adult Center. Checkers, pinochle,
Voucher. Wednesday. Congress introduced a resolution
a good feeling. I forget Im 71. Or, chess, scrabble and more.
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I love it. I guess you can say Im Anyone watching a 75 year- old
Casino Trip see Peggy D. on Monday who will celebrate this month. for the equal treatment of the
hooked. And, I had such a great sprinting down the track or a 70 year-
morning between 10:30 am until Quote: Whether women are better dependents of black soldiers.
time. I cant wait until next year. old gliding thru the water, will quickly
11:45 am at Holy Innocents Rectory than men, I cannot say, but I can say In case you are wondering how the be dispelled of the idea that seniors
basement. Call Peggy at 215-535- they are certainly no worse. * On May 18, 1917,
seniors compete against one another are over the hill athletically once they
4512 if you would like to attend our Marie Magras six weeks after the United States
given their various ages, competition are on social security, said Ron formally enters the First World
is within ones own age group
50- Karolski, 54, a former senior games War, the U.S. Congress passes the
54, 55-59, etc.; men vs. men and volunteer, and now a participant, Selective Service Act, giving the
women vs. women. himself. president the power to draft
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June 7, Monday at 9 a.m. LaSalle 2736. You have nothing to lose but a I in November 1918, some 24
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Ave. Activities include darts, shuffle draft.
* On May 21, 1927,
American pilot Charles A.
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Softball The Juniata News
accepts news article
Six men had died attempting the
The Philadelphia Senior Softball and photograph * On May 23, 1934,
League, in its third season, is now
expanding and seeking more players
submissions! famed fugitives Clyde Barrow and
69 and over. Call Joe McNally at 215- Bonnie Parker are killed when
police ambush their car near
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* On May 22, 1958,
American singer Jerry Lee Lewis
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married man, with his pretty young
wife in tow. Within days, it was
revealed that his new wife, Myra
Gail Lewis, was actually only 13
years old and was his first cousin
* On May 17, 1965,
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Juniata Civic - Whos in Charge? La Renovacion
Continued from Page 1 designates the nonprofit association
as tax-exempt. She said that since tax
We have a lawyer.
So, whos in charge? Both the
Editors Note --- The problem at the
Juniata Park Civic Association has Carismatica
of the Associations bylaws. forms have not been filed for more President and Vice President become very complicated. It is
There were cheers and grumbling than two decades, the JPCAs 501c3 announced that they have ended their necessary to come to a conclusion Te invita a una Aventura al aposento
among the members of the Civic status went into default and was time at the JPCA. Can the Vice Pres- so that the Association can get to Con un Cristo Vivo
Association as the change was being cancelled. ident reverse that decision and call work on important neighborhood Predicator: Tony Berdecia, De
made. Terri Hughes told the Juniata News for the summer recess? matters. I would like to ask that City Puerto Rico
The Juniata News spoke to Millie on Friday that she is no longer a part The Juniata News, however, did not Councilwoman Maria Quinones- Lugar: Iglesia Santos Inocentes,
Cappetti on Wednesday of last week of the JPCA. It was my pleasure receive a response from Millie Sanchez and State Rep. John Taylor 1337 East Hunting Park Avenue,
when she expressed a feeling of relief serving the residents of Juniata, She Cappetti before press time on whether step in to hear the situation and help Philadelphia, PA 19124 (Salon de
that she was finished with the JPCA. said. She also said that she will or not she wants to try to retain her the opposing sides come together to Actividades
There has been a lot of agruments in continue to do what she can outside position as President. realize a just conclusion to this Fechas:
recent months, and it has taken its the JPCA for her neighbors who need The question remains, is the argument. Junio 25 from 6pm - 930pm
toll on the President. She said that help. I wish the best to the new announced folding of the group (Viernes)
her number would now be taken out regime. official, and do the resignations of Junio 26 from 9am - 5pm (Sabado)
of the newspaper as the point of The confusion came back as quickly the leaders stand, or can they be Junio 27 from 9am - 12pm
contact for the JPCA, and that the as it went away when Hughes alerted rescinded. mediodia, Termina Con La Misa
organizations email address would be
closed down. She graciously said that
the Juniata News later on Friday that The drama continues as Hughes says Join the Juniata (Domingo)
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she was reversing her earlier decision that she will be back in September,
if any of the new leaders had any to resign. while at the same time the new Park Town Watch Desayuno gratis, Almuerzo Por
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discovered that the Juniata Park Civic and will begin again in September, the neighborhood. If you have ica (Nueva Esperanze) Dirige
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LETTERS / OP-ED
Be Wary of People
Asking for Help
Last Friday, after noticing that to get to the hospital. He actually
everyone in the world seemed to be cried real tears so his performance
sprucing up their yards I decided to was very convincing.
weed whack and was busily looking On the pretext of going into my
down at the grass when all of a sudden house for his money, after saying I
a man was standing on the other side didnt know whether I had that much
of my fence. He made nice talk inside or not, I went in my back door
saying he was Jills husband and and out my front door to a neighbor
when I looked blank he told me where who knows most everyone. She did
they lived and gave a brief description not know this person. I went down
of Jill. He insisted I knew her, I just about to the address he gave and
insisted I did not and he described found several people, all very helpful,
their dog. who also said the people that lived at
Well I may not know people in my the address I was asking about were
neighborhood but I know dogs and the elderly and did not have a dog. The
folks who walk them. I still did not one lady offered me her phone to call
know Jill. He went on to say that he
Make Government More Efficient,
had just heard that his wife had been I came back home and the man was
in an accident and had half her skull gone
I did not call the police.
crushed and he was unable to get in
touch with anyone and he needed $40
However, I am writing this to forewarn
people as when I went to the Leaner and Cost Less
hairdressers on Saturday I was told
that this is quite common. He said Dear Mayor Nutter, City Council this mayor took over, but the proposed The same forces driving Los Angeles
President Verna, and members of City budget calls for almost the same to the edge are at work in
he would return the money the next
day by sliding it under the door. He Council, number of employees the city had in Philadelphia. What Riordan says of
was a very pleasant, outgoing person, 2006, before the recession. The his citys government can be said of
Mail letters to: Two years ago, Philadelphias mayors five-year plan calls for even ours: it is unsustainable. By rejecting
nothing unusual or strange in his
JUNIATA NEWS appearance. We all hate to see government spent about $3.6 billion. more employees in 2012 and beyond. tough choices, Philadelphia officials
people in pain or in trouble and our In this third year of a bad economy, This at a time when companies are who sincerely want to protect city
P.O. Box 15336 the city is planning to spend about laying off staff and emphasizing jobs and city services that benefit the
natural inclination, when people ask
Philadelphia, PA 19111 $300 million more and about half a productivity in every step of their most vulnerable are in fact putting
for help, is to give it, but
or e-mail us at unfortunately, there are tricksters billion more than we spent in 2006, business. them at greater risk.
so beware and be sure when times were still good. Nobody wants to see people lose New York Times columnist David
before handing out anything without How can this be? their jobs. But city officials have not Brooks indirectly diagnosed
Name, Address and phone The citys increased spending is lived up to their pledge to put all Philadelphias problem in a column
number must be received for checking as much as possible to be
certain the story is true. being funded mostly by new taxes and options on the table to meet the last week praising improvements in
verification purposes only.
fees on families and businesses the budget problems of this already over- the culture of the Army. He said most
All opinions are the writers and are not
necessarily those of this newspaper. Name Withheld by Request same people who are anxiously taxed community. institutions are hindered by guild
looking to cut expenses wherever they Is this the message you want to customs, by tenure rules and by the
can. send? tyranny of people who can only think
The Committee of Seventy is Philadelphias government has in one way.
dedicated to improving the efficiency, been maddeningly slow to redesign Or as a recent Brookings Institution
effectiveness, and accountability of itself and undertake serious structural report on government innovation put
Host Your Next Party government. As we look at the way
our elected officials are confronting
reform that will make government
it, creativity in governance breeds
creativity. While Philadelphia has
in our Banquet Hall
these hard times, its clear that this Examples are everywhere. Mayoral made progress such as the
government is content to muddle candidate Michael Nutter pointed out streamlining of the Department of
through through the next election the absurdity of having at least four Licenses and Inspections innovation
and until the next crisis. agencies devoted to housing issues, is too slow and patchy to yield the
The cost of muddling through is yet the city still has four housing kind of change this city needs.
* Very Affordable steep. agencies. Weve had three official Its certainly not too late to start.
* From 50 to 200 People The people who elected you will pay commissions study business taxes Tomorrow, Council begins work on
* Air Conditioned more taxes, more than $200 million since 1992 and all three have yet another tax hike proposal, but
* Lighted Parking a year in sales, business, and property recommended pretty much the same there is a full month left to make real
* Catering Available or Bring Your Own taxes for at least the next few years. changes, with no result. After six years changes in city government in this
* DJ Available or Bring Your Own There are other, even bigger costs of study, the city still has up to 14 budget year.
* Large Dance Floor to muddling through. Philadelphias agencies that have to review Beyond that, redesigning
ability to retain and attract development plans. government should be a year-round
businesses, jobs, and residents will And now the mayor and City Council job. There is even the opportunity to
Tuesday Night decline. Philadelphians will grow
more discouraged and cynical as they
are haggling over budget cuts that
may top out at $17 million, small
defy conventional wisdom and
continue to effect change next year,
watch their elected leaders take potatoes in a $4 billion operation. although the municipal election
Scramble another pass on reform.
Long term problems are going
This is where muddling through can
lead: in the face of the economic
campaign and the budget process
EVERY TUESDAY unsolved. Most disturbingly, we opted downturn, Los Angeles has made the Philadelphia just needs two things
to save money in the short term by same mistakes we are making. It from you now. Imagination and
5:30 PM START - SIGN UP AT 5:00 PM delaying huge payments to our failed to halt the growth of the city political courage.
pension system, which already has workforce and the cost of benefits
9-Hole Scramble $20.00 fewer than half the dollars it needs. and it shorted the pension fund. Sincerely,
City Hall is choosing to put off the Now the tough-talking former mayor, Zachary Stalberg
Incl: Prizes, Food & Beer pain, hoping times will get better fast Richard Riordan, says L.A. must President and CEO
enough to bail us out, but our debts eventually declare bankruptcy. The The Committee of Seventy
are growing enormously. city, the way it is going, is
1391 E. CAYUGA ST. Officials are putting the interests
of city employees above the rest of
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With John Blaker
20xx BUCKIUS ST. pm an unknown female offender the bank E/B on Allegheny. of a car. The offender was stopped the Wawa store without paying for
Complainant states between 9am and entered the New World Furniture $3,000.00 was taken. for investigation. Complainant states various items. Offender was
12:30pm on May 7, he arrived home store and picked up a T-Mobile G-1 to police that offender had no apprehended.
to find rear bedroom door on 2nd floor cell phone and ran out of the store 34xx ARAMINGO AVE. May 11 permission to be in vehicle. Offender,
kicked in. Taken were 2 laptops, and left in a vehicle operated by 1:15 pm Complainant states that Harry Riebow, 29, was taken into 41xx K ST. Complainant states
various jewelry and a DVD player. another person. a man fled the store on foot after custody. on May 13 at 10:24 an unknown
taking 2 pair of Nike sneakers. person took four tires from her front
8xx ANNSBURY ST. On May 7 12xx E. LYCOMING ST. 11xx E. LYCOMING ST. yard between 1 pm and 1:30 pm on
at 12:39 am complainant stated he Complainant states he parked and 15xx E. ERIE AVE. May 11 Complainant states between 2 am and May 13.
had got into an argument with a secured his car on the street at 9 pm 2:58 am Complainant stated that 5 am on May 12 an unknown person
female at 45xx Shelbourne St. During on May 8 and when he returned on an offender approached him from removed the wheels off of her car. 10xx E. ERIE AVE.
the argument the offender came out May 9 at 8 am he discovered the rear behind and put complainant in a head- Complainant states alarm went off at Complainant states on May 13 at
of the house at 45xx Shelbourne St. window broken out and stereo system lock and stuck a hard object in 2 am and she turned it off without 12:26 offenders approached her at
and pointed a hand gun at him. taken. complainants back and demanded his looking outside. the PNC Bank ATM and offender #1
Complainant fled S/B on Shelbourne belongings, including $198, a touch distracted her while offender #2 took
St. and fell at Annsbury St. at which 13xx E. ERIE AVE. May 9 phone, and white gold. The offender 12xx E. ERIE AVE. On May 12, her ATM card. Both offenders then left
time offender began to fire. 10:00 am Complainant states he then fled W/B on Erie Ave. The 9:10 pm offender attempted to flee on foot W/B on Erie Ave.
Complainant was struck three times, was filming himself bowl at Erie Lanes offender was apprehended at M &
twice in the left leg and once in the with his video camera. Upon turning Lycoming Sts. And was positively
right leg. The offender, identified as around he noticed his camera identified. Offender, identified as
Victor Escalante, 49, was missing. Offender was stopped Harry Riebow, 29, was taken into
apprehended at 45xx Shelbourne St. carrying a camera in his right hand custody.
and the weapon was recovered. and carrying a rolled cigar w/a green
Complainant was taken to Temple weedy substance in his left ear, and 39xx CASTOR AVE. May 11
Hospital listed in critical condition. had one clear baggie with a green
weedy leafy substance. The camera
1:10 am Security guard at Rite Aid
states that offender passed all points THE
40xx MARKLAND ST. May 7
4:30 pm Complainant states
was returned to the owner. Arrested
was 20 year old Victor Kelly.
of purchase with a Lysol No Touch
Hand Soap System and when
unknown person broke passenger side
lock of her vehicle and took her GPS, 31xx FRANKFORD AVE. The
confronted outside, a struggle ensued
and complainant broke his right pinky
215-535-0507 3871 L St.
radar detector, I-Pod, radio and
owner of New Pizza Palace stated
that 2 hispanic male offenders
finger. Offender fled on foot E/B on
Luzerne St. Complainant was taken
215-535-0508 L & Erie!
entered the business armed with to Aria Hospital. Offender described
16xx WORRELL ST. guns. Offender #1 had the employees as a black male, 60, 180 lbs, beard
#1 DE TA! Large
Complainant states that he parked lay on the floor while offender #2 wearing blue Polo shirt with orange IA
and secured his car on May 6 at 4 pm ordered the complainant to open the horse on it, blue jeans, black sneakers. IN JUN 14 Pizza
and when he woke up on May 7 his register and give the money to
car was gone. offender #1. The owner was then
ordered to open the safe but the safe
40xx DUNGAN ST.
Complainant states he parked and
10 oz. Foot Long Steaks + tax each
42xx MALTA ST. Complainant was empty. Both offenders fled. secured his car at 9 pm on May 10
states that he parked and secured his Owner has video and brought the tape and when he returned at 11 am he (1) XL PIZZA, 1 CHEESESTEAK & FRIES - $14.95
vehicle on May 6 at 10 pm and when to the police. Offender #1 was a discovered the drivers side window (3) CHEESESTEAKS or HOAGIES -------- $14.95
he returned on May 7 at 7am the Hispanic male wearing dark clothing broken out and items, including a PA (2) X-LARGE PLAIN PIZZAS ------------ $14.95
vehicle was gone. , armed with a rifle. #2 Hispanic Drivers license and debit card
male wearing black jacket with US missing.
(1) XL PIZZA & 20 BUFFALO WINGS ---- $17.95
15xx HUNTING PARK AVE. Army in yellow on the front of Jacket,
Complainant states that he has a video
recording of someone entering his
armed with revolver. 46xx SHELBOURNE ST. May
11 Complainant states that
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your purchase of your purchase of your purchase of
vehicle and removing $300 cash and 8xx E. ALLEGHENY AVE. On unknown person stole his drivers side $10.00 or more $10.00 or more $10.00 or more
a GPS. Eastern Detectives was given May 10 at 4:16 offender entered front wheel and tire from her car. PICK-UP ONLY PICK-UP ONLY PICK-UP ONLY
1 Coupon per order 1 Coupon per order 1 Coupon per order
the video tape. Beneficial Bank and approached the Cannot be combined with Cannot be combined with Cannot be combined with
teller station and said Give me the 40xx M ST. May 11 3:15 am any other special any other special any other special
* Tommys New Pizza * * Tommys New Pizza * * Tommys New Pizza *
42xx MAYWOOD ST. money, no dye packs and kept Police observed offender leaning
Complainant states between May 7 repeating Faster, faster then exited into broken out passenger side window
at 5:30pm and May 8 at 10:45 am
unknown persons broke the passenger
side window of his company vehicle
and took several items including a
GPS, camera and tools.
franks special denises special
1/2 lb. American Cheese 1/2 lb. Swiss Cheese
41xx DUNGAN ST. (rear)
Complainant states that he parked 1/2 lb. Baked Ham 1/2 lb. Roasted Turkey
and secured his vehicle on May 7 at 1/2 lb. Bologna Party Trays for all Occasions 1/2 lb. Roast Beef
9:30 pm and on May 8 at 7:30 am he 1 lb. of Potato Salad
noticed that unknown persons had (24 hr. advance notice required) 1 lb. of Cole Slaw
removed all four tires.
all for you play! all for
14xx E. HUNTING PARK AVE. only DELI SPECIALS we pay! only
May 7 Complainant states that
someone broke her rear front door DIETZ & WATSON
HORMEL DIETZ & WATSON HORMELS 97% FAT FREE Serving the Best
glass window and took a clear plastic COUNTRY FARM
SPICED HAM LIVERWURST DOMESTIC HAM
bag containing her social security
2.99 lb. 2.59 lb. TURKEY BREAST Steak Sandwiches
card, CPR card, birth certificate, bank
card, the car radio and a GPS. 4.99 lb. 3.99 lb. Cheese Steaks
34xx ARAMINGO AVE. May 9 SPEC
Roasted SLICING DIETZ & WATSON DIETZ & WATSON Burgers
9:25 am Complainant states while Chicken Breast Mozzarella COOKED SALAMI AMERICAN CHEESE and
she was eating in I-HOP she placed
her pocketbook on the back of her 4.99 lb. 3.99 lb. 3.99 lb. 3.99 lb. Deli Sandwiches
chair and unknown person took it.
45xx CASTOR AVE.
2000 Castor Avenue Call for Fast Pick-Up Lunch Meat Specials sold as pounds only
Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 7am - 7pm.
Complainant states on May 9 at 2:25 (Corner of Castor & Emerald) (215) 288-0842 Sat. 8 am to 6 pm, Closed Sunday.
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Police will no longer respond to
car accidents with minimal damage
Effective immediately, auto All drivers remain at the scene Drivers License Number, Auto
accidents in which minimal damage of the accident and agree to exchange Insurance Company Name and Policy
occurs for involved vehicles will no
longer require police to respond to
owner/vehicle information. Number
*** Vehicle Information:
the scene of the accident. Drivers Drivers involved in minor accidents Year, Make, Model, Color, License 1222 E. HUNTING PARK AVE., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19124
involved in these types of accidents, in Philadelphia should follow these Plate Number and Vehicle
such as fender benders, will not have steps in order to report an accident Identification Number (VIN - located Evelyn A. Pérez, Realtor
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filing an accident report. Drivers can ment: the windshield) Fax: 215-289-9392
report these accidents in person, or Drivers should move their cars
on the phone to police personnel in Drivers should then report the auto
to the side of the road, safely out of
the district in which it occurred, or any lanes of travel, and turn on hazard accident in person or on the phone. firstname.lastname@example.org
the nearest police district. lights. After reporting the accident, they will
Drivers should continue to call 911, Drivers should then call 911 receive a District Control (DC)
and do so immediately if there is any emergency operators, where they will number and can contact their CALL TODAY!
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Block Captain: Why I am being ignored?
by Kate Clarke Philadelphia More Beautiful Commit- and has helped him with his paper- police who arrived on the scene of course of our conversation, he told
tee and talked. The stitches where work to seek some sort of compensat- that night. He knows that problems me Hes still smiling and going
Its been over a month now from that still in his eye but his cast had been ion. exist and is working his end to correct strong, no (incident) isnt going to
horrible night of April 10, 2010 when removed the previous Friday (5/7/ However, when he speaks of that them. He has been keeping Harun in make me sour. Thank you Harun for
the residents of the 4100 block of 10) and his wounds were now about night and the events that transpired, the loop. your efforts, please know your fellow
Glendale Street had to contend with 60% healed. He told me that he was his main question was Why am I Mr. Elbridge has shared his story residents, neighbors and the Juniata
a House Party Gone Wild and their still not able to work since his being ignored? After placing over with many about that night but in the Neighborhood are not ignoring you.
block captain Harun Eldridge was employment was in the construction 30 phone calls to the 911 system and
badly beaten and stabbed. What industry, a field that he has been seeing the party-goers publicly
happened that night should never have working in for the past 12 years. urinating on his neighbors cars and
happened and it left many questions We talked about how he is worried lawns and causing general disruption
for the residents of that block and about paying his bills since he is not to his block, Mr. Elbridge did what he
25 00 ANY
the Juniata neighborhood. working and the fact that he is still thought was best and to confront the
I recently got the opportunity to sit extremely sore from these wounds issue. Unfortunately, this was an issue
down and chat with Mr. Eldridge about
that night. We sat on the front steps
of Haruns home on this now peaceful
(which I might add are not for the
squeamish) and how he is not sleeping
and reliving this over in his mind. He
that left him bleeding and crying for
We know that 911 failed that
block, a block that had just informed me that the Officer from the evening and an on-going investigation Domestic or Foreign For Internal Repair
participated in the 24th Police District 24th Police District Victims Crime unit of what happened was started. After Must present this coupon after getting our already low price
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Remembering the Chaos and the Tears
by Oneyedjack pictures of happy times, even pictures
of sad times
The local media as well as national Another woman approached, tears
have been making note last week mingled with the soot and ash on her
of the MOVE bombing of May 13, face: I lost my daughter a while back,
1985. Regardless of ones take on she was 15. Now, Ive lost her
MOVE and their seemingly insane The Kensington Beat again
all of the family pictures, all
tactics over the years leading up to gone, burned up
those pictures were
the bombing; what transpired that my memories. An elderly man came
evening 25 years ago was a disaster. up and put his arm around the woman
For the residentspast and the police were not allowing the trying to console her. As he spoke
presentof the 6200 block of Osage media to get within the perimeter they there was anger in his voice: What
Avenue it is still a disaster of which had established. But, reporters are the hell are we gonna do now, what is
they are forever reminded, because nothing if not resourceful and we the City gonna do? They just come in
they live with the physical and mental (along with a few others) kept here and burn us out
they dropped a
scars associated with the ineptitude managing to get through the police bomb on us, they let our homes burn
of the City of Philadelphia both in defenses to snap photos. Eventually up
the decision making of that fateful wed be found out and gruffly Twenty-five years later the
night, up through and including the orderedand in some casesescorted [remaining] residents of Osage Avenue
subsequent decision making of the back outside the perimeter lines. upon mile of fire hoses laid out not home were my conversations with the are still asking many of the same
City of Philadelphia regarding the This cat and mouse game went on being used; fire truck and emergency residents of Osage Avenue; halting questions What is the City gonna
rebuilding of Osage Avenue. for a couple of hours and it was vehicles with all manner of flashing conversations through tears do? The debacle of Osage Avenue
I was 65 miles away in Lancaster painfully obvious to everyone that the lights made for an eerie backdrop to streaming down faces. I was outside and the ineptitude of the City of
when I caught the news of the then fire started by the bomb was burning the flames lighting up the night sky. of the perimeter speaking with three Philadelphia are still first and
unfolding events. I was a reporter for out of control and the fire department The smoke was choking and the generations of one family, all foremost for these people.
a local alternative weekly and knew was not trying to suppress it. (Later debris and ash covered everything for residents of Osage Avenue, the
this was a story in the making. Called it was said that they encountered block after block. grandmother speaking: Its all Contact Oneyedjack -
a friend and fellow co-worker, told him gunshots from within the MOVE But for me, what drove the tragedy gone
the memories are gone, email@example.com
to grab the camera we were going to house, but this was never proven
Philly. beyond a reasonable doubt).
I had a CB Radio in my car back As night fell the confusionand
then and as we got closer to Philly rumorsintensified; talk of people
the chatter on Channel 19 (trucker being shot by police, people being
channel) and Channel 9 (emergency trapped in the fire - which was lighting
channel) was about nothing but the up the sky for miles around. We came
events taking place on Osage Avenue. up on a priest who said he could get
It was non-stop, chaotic and people us up close to the scene. Twenty-five
were offering up all kinds of rumors years later the memory is hazy, but I
and opinions. recall we worked our way over to
But then as we were within blocks Delancey and then through back
of the neighborhoodwe also had the alleyways and yards until we were
car radio on tuned to the local news really up close and personal; so close
stationcame the news that a
helicopter had dropped a bomb on the
roof of the MOVE house. The chaos
that the heat from the blaze was
We managed to get photoswhat
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as we approached the scene was they call in this businessthe money
unreal, wall to wall people, news shots before a policeman came up
trucks and emergency vehicles all on usgun drawnand ordered us
over the place; it was a little after down on the ground! Frantically
6:00 PM. waving our press passes we managed
My friend was busy snapping photos to convince him to just escort us out
and I was busy scribbling notes and rather than arrest us. We promised
trying to get anyone who would talk to be good little reporters.
to me to do so. It was hectic and It was a scene like nothing I had
adding to all of this was the fact that ever encountered, seemingly mile
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Zoning Issues Discussed at
Juniata Civic Meeting
The Juniata Park Civic Association Hours of operation would be 11am-
(JPCA) invited two new proposed 11pm on weekdays, and 11am-12
businesses to stand before their midnight on Friday and Saturday.
membership last Tuesday to discuss Trash will be stored indoors in lidded
their plans. cans in a temperature controlled room
The first discussion was regarding which has its own door to the outside
a proposed Chinese Take-Out for trash collection.
restaurant for the corner of Castor The owner also plans to light up the
Ave. & Lycoming St. in the location corner and put in a camera system to
of the now-closed Quick Six Tavern. deter people from hanging out.
The plan is for the new owner to The membership gave its approval
reside on the upstairs floor with his and a letter of support is being sent
family, while maintaning a Chinese to the Zoning Board.
Take-Out Restaurant on the first floor. The second Zoning issue was for a
If approved by the Zoning Board, a Take-out Bakery in the basement of a
handicap ramp will be built at the residence off the corner of Castor &
corner of the building which know has Luzerne. Marnie Aument Loughrey,
a single step to enter through the President of Kensington Independent
door. No alcohol will be sold by the Civic Assn., advised that her group
business, which currently does not doesnt break up residential area for
have a name, and the attorney for the businesses in homes. We dont want
owner said he is willing to put a priviso to turn residential streets into strip
in the agreement which states that malls.
the owner will never apply for a The JPCA declined to give their
license to sell alcohol. support for the bakery.
A Chinese Take-Out Restaurant is proposed for the old Quick Six Tavern at Castor & Lycoming
Remembering our Vets on
Armed Forces Day
On May 15th was Armed Forces back. We should all be so grateful
Day. I hope everyone took the time to these Veterans, and they need
to say a prayer for all our veterans. to be told how much we appreciate
On May 11th I had went with my the gift of freedom.
son to the Veterans Medical Center I for one say Thank You! May God
in Horsham, PA. The room was Bless each one of you and a special
crowded with Veterans needing thank you to the families who
physical and mental help. My eyes made the ultimate sacrifice of
filled with tears as I saw these brave losing a family member so we can
men and women sitting there stay free.
waiting to be called and as I looked As you go into the VA hospitals
around the room I noticed a sign on you will see Veterans who will never
the wall which said You are free be the same again. War is Hell.
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room. I felt such pride in my family God Bless all Veterans.
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Answers to Puzzles on
With John Blaker
Lots of Fruit Cakes at
Other peoples misfortunes have from the opening. The troupe is led
proven comic gold for the entertain- Lloyd Dallas and he dose it admirably
ment industry for along time. What well. The rest of the cast are exciting,
exactly is it about seeing some one on especially Dotty (Ellen Sheinkin) who
stage, or on television going through can barely remember her lines, the
the most terrible hardships that make elderly and nearly deaf Selsdon(Bruce
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The production that opened at the (Brian Rivell), and the ever game
Ritz Theatre, Oaklyn, N.J directed by Belinda (Suzanne Yocus). It becomes
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plays over the years or so, it also amply surface squabbling, of establishing
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Noises Off by English writer On actors are trying their hardest to
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hapless English acting troupe who is kill each other, something is amiss.
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NOTHING ON. Nothing On must be the raucous third act, when the tour
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Ferko Playground Summer Camp 2010 & Activities Piccoli
1101 E.Cayuga St.
C.) Ferkos 8 week Camp: from
June 28 th through August 20 th
Days on some of the days the
schools are closed. Every day
part of Ferko Playground and Juniata
Park for over 15 years. Classes meet
Phila. PA 19124 9:00- 3:00 everyday includes homework help, arts & on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday *Summer Camp
215-685-1224 a. Includes everything in package crafts, sports, board games, and other nights. Little Tiger classes for kids as Piccoli will be holding Summer
A plus: fun activities. Sign up for 2010 young as 5. TaeKwon-Do runs all year Camp July 6th-August 13th 8:30
To register for any of our programs b. Two extra weeks with a trip and the monthly fee will be long. $50 registration fee for the first a.m.-3:30 p.m. Brea kfast and
please call anytime or stop by the park included in both reduced to only $50 a month. month and only $40 for every month lunch provided. Activities include
Monday Friday between 4:00- 8:00 c. End of the summer party Special discounts for two or more after that. Discount for families with d are swimming, sports, trips, arts
pm or Saturdays from 11-2. children. 2 or more children. & crafts, special guest speakers
D.) Ferkos 8 week Camp plus and more. Fee is $200, if
Ferko Playground extended care: June 28 th T- Ball- The 2010 T-ball season Adult Flag Football- Interested registered and paid by May 15th
Summer Camp 2010 through August 13 th 7:30- 5:45 at Ferko playground will begin in April. in bringing a team into our new adult the cost is only $175.
Registrations will begin on February every day. T-ball is a fun and exciting way for flag football league for the spring?
8th. We have four different camp a. Includes everything in package your boy or girl to learn the basics of Or just signing up yourself to be *Ladies Aerobics
packages to choose from.*camp C plus baseball. Every child receives a team placed on a team. We are now starting Womens aerobics will be held
dates subject to change* b. Before Care from 7:30 with a t-shirt, picture, and a trophy at our to put together a league that would every Weds and Fri 6:30-7:00.
breakfast for each child. end of season pizza award party. Its start in April. We only need one more The class is open to women 18 and
A.) Basic City Camp: July 5 th c. After Care from 3:00 5:45 with only $35 for the entire season. Ages team. Interested teams or older and there is no cost.
through August 13 th 9:00 am- a snack for each child. 3-6. participants should call 215-685-
3:00 pm every day. A $55 deposit is required at 1224 for more details and to put your *Allied Tae Kwon Do
a. Includes Daily lunch, sports, registration and that enables your Tae-Kwon Do- Registration is name and number on the list to be Allied Tae Kwon Do Alliance holds
games, arts & crafts, dance, drama, child to go to both Dorney and on-going for all three of our classes. invited to the first meeting. Each team class at Piccoli every Tues and Thurs
swimming, and parties. Clementon Park Tae-Kwon Do has been a continuous only needs a minimum of ten players. 6:30-7:30.
b. One trip per week to places like; Call for pricing and to get your name The fee is $35 a month.
bowling, aquarium, zoo, and walnut on our pre-registration list. It is first
street theatre. come first serve so plan now to have *Art Class
Free Drumming Program
your child enjoy their summer Piccoli is offering art and
B.) Basic City Camp plus vacation. drawing instruction. The fee is $5
extended care: July 5 th through per class for supplies. This class is
August 13 th . 7:30 5:45 every
Afterschool Program Spots
have opened up for our afterschool
program for the rest of the 2010
at Kensington Library open to everyone 8 and older.
*Piccoli Outdoor Basketball
a. Includes everything in package school year. We meet the kids at the The Friends of Kensington Library ages 5 to 12 and families. The Piccoli is having an instructional
A plus three neighborhood schools. Or if your are happy to announce a free program is presented by Julius Rivera, outdoor basketball league for kids 8-
b. Before Care from 7:30 with a child attends another school you can drumming program on Saturday, May a drummer and educator. Mr. 12. The cost is $25 and includes
breakfast for each child. drop them off at the playground at 22 at 2 PM at the Kensington Library Rivera explains RICE uses drumming shirt, trophy and pizza party.
c. After Care from 3:00 5:45 with 3:30. We also pick up the children on located at 104 W. Dauphin St. to celebrate community, diversity Volunteer coaches and refs needed.
a snack for each child. some half days and we run Camp Rhythmic Infusion of Culture and and civic duty. Its interactive and
Education (RICE) is a hands on fun! For more information on any of the
drumming program for children programs offered at Piccoli
Playground please call Katie or
Kristin at 215-685-1249.
Impact Services is among finalists in race for
city-wide recognition Sixth Annual
Unity Day with
Impact Services Corp. is a finalist revitalization, commercial corridor able housing, commercial corridor together bankers, realtors, lawyers,
in a very competitive race for city- development and delivery of human enhancement and community edu- counselors and frightened home-
wide recognition for Hancock Manor,
the nations only non-profit trans-
services, Sauer added. Here are
cation enrichment, including the
distribution of 600 computers to
owners and has kept 2,000 people in
their homes; and United at
itional housing devoted exclusively to
homeless veterans suffering from Other Project Finalists:
neighborhood residents. Retiring Pennsylvania Horticult-
ural Society Executive Vice President Piccoli
mental illness and substance abuse.
Impact Services is one of five Roxborough Development
After moving from Florida to
Blaine Bonham is passionate about
greening urban areas and has Playground
finalists vying for the top award from Corporation for its Targeted Block Philadelphia and having to stay in a dedicated his life and career to
the Philadelphia Association of Façade Improvement program, Salvation Army shelter with her young Philadelphias neighborhoods. Broken Pieces United will be
Community Development Corporat- serving 33 businesses with façade son for a year, Staci Moore, now hosting our Sixth Annual Unity Day on
ions (PACDC), a trade association of improvements that have transformed president of Womens Community To attend the Gala or for more Saturday, July 24, 2010. Featuring
80 neighborhood organizations, the Ridge Avenue commercial Revitalization Project, was information, please contact Lynn Mini Health Fair, a Talent Show, and
including 45 Community Develop- corridor into a destination for determined to become and outspoken Haskin (215) 732-5829 or Giveaways.
ment Corporations (CDCs). shoppers and new businesses; advocate for affordable housing; email@example.com. Pastor Anna Myles invites you to
PACDCs Blue Ribbon for excellence Hispanic Association of Street-savvy, passionate, no- PACDC has A Strong Voice in Policy. attend this event There will be
in community development will be Contractors and Enterprises for nonsense Philadelphia Common Pleas PACDC cultivates Strong CDCs. giveaways, food, music, games, and
announced at PACDCs Annual Gala the Mercy LIFE Center, a $5.6 million Court Judge Annette M. Rizzo formed Together, PACDC and its members much more fun.
for members, their boards, and city collaborative project with Mercy a Residential Mortgage Foreclosure create A Strong City. You can enter in the following
officials 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, Health Systems, designed to help Prevention Task Force that brings events: Fashion Show, Talent
at the Hyatt Penns Landing (invitation seniors live independently by Showcase, Giveaways, Raffles,
attached). Contest finalists and remaining in their homes as long as Health Fair.
winners were selected recently possible, is the only one of its kind in The event will be held at Piccoli
following an extremely competitive, North Philadelphia; Recreation Center, 4300 Castor
professional judging by a jury of their Nueva Esperanza, for its $17 Avenue (Castor & Cayuga St.), from
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This years competitors were development initiative that includes For more information or if you would
exceptionally strong, said Rick a new charter high school, a satellite like to be involved in any activities,
Sauer, Executive Director of PACDC. campus for Eastern University and contact Mrs. Kareema or Mrs. Anna
This speaks to the high quality of work more than 130,000 square feet of at 215-288-5602.
being done for many decades by John commercial real estate projects;
MacDonald, President and CEO of Peoples Emergency Center
Impact Services and former President CDC For the West Powelton/
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organizations throughout the City in
Saunders Park Neighborhood Plan, a
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