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    • Holmesburg Junction Station in December 2011. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Legislators want transportation funding for Holmesburg Junction

Holmesburg Junction Station in December 2011. Photo/Shannon McDonald For many who take the train every day, Holmesburg Junction is their first (and sometimes only) glimpse at the neighborhood. The aging train…

    • Into Fame | flickr user phillytrax, Eyes on the Street flickr group
    • Liddonfield public housing before demolition. | via google street view
Eyes on the Street

Holy Family's proposal for Liddonfield site has broad community support

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) has 20 proposals for the former Liddonfield public housing site in Upper Holmesburg. Although the site's future remains uncertain, as previously reported here, many community members…

    • Upper Holmesburg residents study Holy Family University's early plans for the redevelopment of Liddonfield. Photo/Shannon McDonald

Holy Family's plan for Liddonfield property receives applause, cheers from Upper Holmesburg residents [video]

Upper Holmesburg residents study Holy Family University's early plans for the redevelopment of Liddonfield. Photo/Shannon McDonald Of the 20 proposals awaiting consideration from the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the one from Holy…

    • The current Columbia Avenue and a prospective future

Ideas for the Columbia Avenue Connector project

The Columbia Avenue of the future will likely be lined with trees, but just how many specimens remains under discussion.Some neighbors of the Fishtown street are concerned about sacrificing parking…

Eyes on the Street

Future for Liddonfield Homes site still uncertain

Former Liddonfield Homes, c. 2007 | Google Street View View Larger Map After years of conversation and neighborhood debate, there is still no plan for the former Liddonfield Homes public housing…

    • The sit of the former Liddonfield Homes in Upper Holmesburg stands to be redeveloped. Image/Google Maps

Groups focus on Liddonfield's past and future

The sit of the former Liddonfield Homes in Upper Holmesburg stands to be redeveloped. Image/Google Maps Upper Holmesburg's Liddonfield housing project has been torn down, but the site itself (bound by…

    • Photo: doublelibra/Flickr

Christmas Tree Recycling Program runs through Jan. 15

Photo: doublelibra/Flickr As the city's recycling collection gets back to normal after the holidays, don't make the mistake of leaving your Christmas tree curbside. The city's Christmas Tree Recycling Program is…

    • Upper Holmesburg resident Dan Yencho hopes he can win a Pepsi Refresh Project grant to open a fitness center for teens.

Pepsi grant would bring a teen fitness center to Holmesburg

Upper Holmesburg resident Dan Yencho hopes he can win a Pepsi Refresh Project grant to open a fitness center for teens. All Dan Yencho needs is a large, warehouse-type space and…

    • The Holme Avenue Bridge was reconstructed this year and reopened on October 25. | Stephen Schultz for NEastPhilly
Eyes on the Street

PennDOT opens rebuilt Holme Avenue Bridge

The Holme Avenue Bridge was reconstructed this year and reopened on October 25. | Stephen Schultz for NEastPhillyFrom the department of surprisingly efficient public projects: Back in September, EOTS mentioned…

    • Holme Avenue Bridge reconstruction, September 28 | NEast Philly
Eyes on the Street

PennDOT rebuilds Holme Avenue Bridge ahead of schedule

A bit of good news via our friends at NEast Philly this week: a bridge reconstruction project that has detoured traffic for months in Holme Circle is finishing well ahead of…

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Man shot in Upper Holmesburg

Authorities are looking for more details of an early morning shooting Wednesday in Upper Holmesburg. According to reports, the man was shot in the chest and arm on the 8800-block…

Upper Holmesburg neighborhood plan presented to PCPC

Upper Holmesberg residents have created a goals and strategies report detailing the future they want for their neighborhood. Highlights, which were presented to the planning commission Tuesday by neighborhood planner Ian…

    • With the help of the City Planning Commission, PHA and Philadelphia Sports Zone, Upper Holmesburg residents identify areas of note and trouble in their neighborhood that could be improved with better

Planning Commission reveals proposals for Liddonfield, Upper Holmesburg

Four months' worth of work came together Thursday night at the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association, where the City Planning Commission unveiled its "Neighborhood Goals and Strategies Report" for neighborhood…

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Weekend News Briefs: 4/29 - 5/1

Friday -- Two the causes of two Thursday fires are under investigation. Around 10:30 a.m., a woman was rescued from a fire on the 8900-block of Frankford Avenue. She reportedly…

    • 8th District Capt. Deborah Kelly

8th District captain shares tips on burglary risks and prevention

8th District Capt. Deborah Kelly Forty percent of burglaries in the 8th Police District are unforced. It was one of many frank, surprising statements District Capt. Deborah Kelly shared with residents…

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Police search for Upper Holmesburg robbery suspect

Police are searching for the man who robbed Upper Holmesburg's Deluxe Pharmacy last month. On March 23, the suspect showed a pharmacy employee a handgun and demanded drugs with a note.…

UPDATED Breaking: cops, medics in Upper Holmesburg

UPDATE: A source tells us a man was stabbed on the block and an arrest has been made. We'll bring you details as we get them. A resident of the…

    • The concept design for the Philadelphia Sports Zone planned for Upper Holmesburg. Image courtesy of Philadelphia Sports Zone.

Philadelphia Sports Zone Unveils Plans for New Sports Facility

The concept design for the Philadelphia Sports Zone planned for Upper Holmesburg. Image courtesy of Philadelphia Sports Zone.Months of talks culminated Friday with an event to debut plans for the…

    • With the help of the City Planning Commission, PHA and Philadelphia Sports Zone, Upper Holmesburg residents identify areas of note and trouble in their neighborhood that could be improved with better

"No commitments" yet for PHA Liddonfield property

With the help of the City Planning Commission, PHA and Philadelphia Sports Zone, Upper Holmesburg residents identify areas of note and trouble in their neighborhood that could be improved with better…

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