Sunday, November 1, 2015

WPNA December Elections

We will be holding an election during our December meeting, Monday December 14th, St Edmond Rectory (21st & Snyder) 6:30pm.  Please see our bylaws for any questions regarding elections including eligibility to vote and be a candidate:

Positions that will be up for election are as follows
Vice President
At-Large Board Members
Both Co-Chair positions of all Committees 

If you are interested in running for a position, please email our current Secretary, JG McMillan, cashewhead at gmail dot com before November 15th, 2015.  

Monday, October 26, 2015

WPNA Thanksgiving Basket Initiative

This year for our Holiday Initiative, West Passyunk Neighbors Association has decided to donate Thanksgiving Food Baskets and Grocery Store Gift Cards to families and individuals in our community.

Folks can contribute to our initiative by either donating non-perishable food or monetary donations.  Please contact us at for more information.

If you'd like to donate money via paypal, please use this link

Please also contact us with families or individuals who live in or near our boundaries (18th to 25th, Passyunk to Mifflin) that you feel would benefit from one of our Thanksgiving Food Baskets.

Thank you all very much
Jessica Gould

Thursday, October 1, 2015


Because of the storm forecast, the Tree Pruning Event scheduled for October 3rd is cancelled and being moved to Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 10:00am. We will be meeting at The Stephen Girard Elementary School Garden, 18th & West Passyunk Ave. All are welcome. Please join us!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Please join us for the second installment of the WPNA - Newbold Tree Pruning Event.
We will be meeting at The Stephen Girard Elementary School Garden,
18th Street and West Passyunk Ave. at 10:00am. We will be working with certified
arborist Brice Dorwart. We will start in the garden then work our way into the
neighborhood. Come out and meet some neighbors. All are welcome!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

September General Meeting

Our September meeting will be Monday September 14th, 6:30 pm, at St Edmond Church (21st & Snyder)

We'll have Urban Roots visiting with us to go over the exciting renovations coming to Smith Playground.

Please bring non perishable food items to donate to the food pantry as well as school supplies to donate to Girard Elementary.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

August Zoning Meeting

There will be a zoning meeting tonight(Thursday) at the 1st District Police Station (24th & Wolf) at 7 pm

The applicant is 2201 S 22nd St. They are trying to convert a mixed use property (commercial on ground floor, residential above ground floor) to a single family residential. You may have noticed that the property has already been converted. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May Zoning Meeting

Our May Zoning Meeting is Wednesday, May 20th, 7pm at the 1st District Station, 24th & Wolf.

Both applicants are seeking approval to convert single family homes (commercial on ground floor, residential on 2nd floor) into multi family homes

2149 S 21st St
2255 S Hemberger St 

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Show Us Your Stoop - Front Step Garden Contest 2015

Join in our second annual "Show us your Stoop" front step garden contest May 15 thru July 1st, 2015.
All residents and businesses within the West Passyunk Neighbors boundaries are invited to participate.
Send a photo with address to our facebook page ( ).
Or email to:
Three winners will be chosen and announced by July 6th , 2015
Get creative with flowers and plants while keeping the block green and clean!

Monday, April 27, 2015

Warriner Park Cleanup and Flea Market

Flea Market
We will be holding a Flea Market at Warriner Park (24th & Passyunk), this Saturday May 2nd from 9am to 2pm.  Everyone & Anyone are welcome to set up a table or blanket and sell, sell, sell.  No registration or fee is required.  WPNA will have a table at the Flea Market where we will be selling baked goods, other miscellaneous items, and West Passyunk hoodies & tees.  Please consider dropping off baked goods to sell.  Also let me know if you are available to sit at the table for a few hours to keep me company: )
Warriner Park Cleanup
We will be kicking off our weekly Warriner Park Cleanups on Wednesday April 29th at 7pm.  Please bring your own bag and gloves and help us cleanup litter from the triangle located at 24th & Passyunk.  Cleanups will be held every Wednesday at 7pm until this fall.  We will also definitely be visiting Dati's Homeade Water Ice and Ice Cream after the cleanup!!!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Tree Planting Spring 2015 - Saturday April 25

On Saturday, April 25, PHS Tree Tenders and volunteers will be planting 14 trees in the West Passyunk, Newbold and Girard Estates neighborhoods. We will be meeting at 9:30 am. in the front yard of Girard Elementary School at 18th Street and West Passyunk Ave. Please come out and volunteer. Help us reach the milestone of 500,000 trees in the Plant One Million campaign this year. It's going to be a great day!