Partnership with Zallie ShopRite Highlights Holiday Efforts
November 25, 2014 (Philadelphia) – Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) joined fellow members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Local 98, its Business Manager John J. Dougherty and George Zallie of Zallie ShopRite (Frankford Ave. & Knorr St.) yesterday to donate more than 200 turkeys and trimmings to families in need across Northeast Philadelphia.
Councilman Henon, Local 98 members and Philadelphia Plumbers Union Local 690 helped unload the meals and prepared for delivery to Thanksgiving tables around the Northeast.Read more
Playground Equipment Restored After February Fire
November 24, 2014 (Philadelphia) - The playground at Pleasant Hill Park officially re-opened for play this weekend after much of the playground equipment was restored or replaced following a February fire.
Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) committed approximately $34,000 in equipment, working with the Departments of Parks and Recreation and Public Property on its installation. Councilman Henon also secured an additional $47,000 for new security cameras to help monitor the area and deter repeat incidents.Read more
November 3, 2014 (Philadelphia) - The Streets Department’s 2014 Philly Leaf Collection and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, November 10 and will run through Friday, December 19. The program is one of several services provided by the Streets Department to honor the City's on-going commitment to recycling by helping to reduce the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saving landfill space.
New changes have been implemented in this year’s program. Bagged leaves will not be collected curbside. Bagged leaf drop-off will be offered city-wide on Saturdays (with the exception of the Saturdays following Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving Holidays) at 22 designated locations from 9 AM to 3 PM for the duration of the program.Read more