Steve Kuzmicki

Eviction Diversion Program

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Eviction Diversion Program

By Kia Hinton Rent-burdened families clearly have lower savings than do the non-burdened.  In a 2015 study 64 percent of rent-burdened families, including the severely burdened, had less than $400 […]

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Southwest CDC Providing quality programming for youth throughout Covid-19:

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 18, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest CDC Providing quality programming for youth throughout Covid-19:

By Shaketia Sills March 13th 2020 schools across Philadelphia begin to close their doors due to Covid-19; what was supposed to be a 2 week process turned into months of twists, […]

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Covid 19 Cooperation

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Covid 19 Cooperation

PennMed & Mercy vaccinate 1500 Southwest/West residents The initial check-in. PennMed & Mercy Health volunteers welcome two of the 1500 SW and West Phila. elderly residents who traveled to School […]

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Food Pantry/Free Community Event – March 13

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Food Pantry/Free Community Event – March 13

Kingsessing Rec. Center tomorrow at 12 – 2 p.m. State Senator Anthony H. Williams invites residents to a “Food Pantry and Community Event” being held at the Kingsessing Recreation Center […]

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Calling All Citizen Scientists!

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Calling All Citizen Scientists!

Photo:  Citizen Scientists-in-Training on Jenkintown Creek,Tookany-Tacony/Frankford Watershed Many volunteer opportunities in our natural spaces! By Paul Racette Interested in observing natural spaces and providing valuable information to scientists monitoring water […]

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The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 12, 2021 | Comments Off on The Common Place Receives $75,000 Grant to Enhance Security

Photo:   Members of the Salt and Light Congregation ready food parcels distributed weekly at The Common Place at 58th and Chester.  Addressing endemic food insecurity is just one of the […]

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How a Philly woman is building her business on a $10 house won in a lottery

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 11, 2021 | Comments Off on How a Philly woman is building her business on a $10 house won in a lottery

By Taylor Allen Racqueal Howard, 44 and born and raised in Philadelphia, knew she wanted to make a career in development. She’s gotten her feet wet with renting out a […]

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PHFA launches new, forgivable down payment and closing cost assistance loan

By Steve Kuzmicki | March 10, 2021 | Comments Off on PHFA launches new, forgivable down payment and closing cost assistance loan

Called K-FIT, the loan is forgivable 10% a year over 10 years HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today is launching a new home purchase assistance loan that is […]

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Southwest organizations receive $1 Million Grant to Assist Southwest Residents Rise out of Poverty

By Steve Kuzmicki | February 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Southwest organizations receive $1 Million Grant to Assist Southwest Residents Rise out of Poverty

African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA), Southwest Community Development Corporation (SWCDC) and the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) have partnered together to receive a $1,000,000 grant million to conduct […]

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AMAZON Coming to Southwest?

By Steve Kuzmicki | February 26, 2021 | Comments Off on AMAZON Coming to Southwest?

By now, most people have heard that Amazon is interested in Southwest Philadelphia.  Well, apparently the rumors are true, as Amazon is preparing to take its case to open a […]

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