Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Joe McCloskey Scholarship for Tacony Residents

Tacony Residents- The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund will be offering (2) college scholarships in 2014. The recipients will receive $2000.00 paid directly the their college or university towards tuition.
1. You must be a resident of Tacony
2. You must be enrolled in a college or university
See the website for additional info:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Upcoming Community Happenings

Holy Innocents St. Paul @ Tyson & Torresdale are holding their Annual Strawberry Festival on 6/7/14 from 8:00 to 3:00.  Vendor spaces 6x10  $ 15.00   For reservations call 267-581-3981

The Masonic Temple @ 4400 Magee is hosting a blood drive 5/24/14  10:00 to 3:00 call Chuck Lankert 215-659-1274 or Paul Knapp 215-223-7279.  Donate blood/Save a Life

The Tacony Library is having their annual Flea Market on 6/7/14 from 9:00 to 3:00.  Space $ 10.00- bring your own table.  For more info call  215-685-8755

Bobby Henon is hosting a special senior event featuring a free lunch and screening of Saving Mr. Banks.   5/16/14  11:00 to 2:00  Canstatter's- 9130 Academy Rd - No reservations necessary.

    Join one of our Organizations and get involved in what's happening in the community

                                                        Tacony Civic Association
                                                        Tacony Historical Society
                                                        Tacony CDC
                                                        Tacony Town Watch
                                                        NE Quality of Life

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Undated Meetings & Events April/May

The next general meeting is on May 14th- 7:00 pm at Holy Innocents St. Paul Church (Tyson & Torresdale).  On the agenda-
Anderson Construction - regarding the construction being done on the corners around Tacony
Dr. Claudia Lyles from Planet Abacus
Tome Brannigan & Alexia Sotirchos from The Delaware River City Corp - regarding the riverfront
Hope to see you there.

We are holding a bake sale fundraiser on April 19th from 12:00 to 3:00 at the Tacony Library (Knorr & Torresdale).  We need baked good donations and come out and purchase a dessert for Easter.

The Tacony Civic Assoc. is hosting a clean up at Keystone park on May 3rd.- Lets work together to clean up our park.  Meet time 9:00 am at Longshore & Keystone.  Tools provided.

The dates for the summer concert series have been announced, they are as follows-
Thursday   6/26/14   6:30 pm
Thursday   7/10/14   6:30 pm
Thursday   7/24/14   6:30 pm
Thursday   8/07/14   6:30 pm
Thursday   8/21/14   6:30 pm
Entertainment and locations to be announced.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Polish Police Association of Philadelphia

The Polish Police Association of Philadelphia is holding a Chinese Auction at Disston Rec (4500 Disston Street) on April 12th from 1:00 to 2:00 for buyers and 2:00 to 4:00 for the auction.  All new of almost new items-  over 100 jewelry items, great hand bags, collectible beer steins, 15" monitor screen, Michael Jordon watch and much more.  There will also be Cheer baskets, Easter baskets and door prizes.  Come out for a good time for a good cause.

They are also looking for donations for the Chinese Auction.  The Polish Police Assn. is a non-profit group.  All proceeds go to the continuation of distributing food baskets to the needy, scholarship awards for college, banquet dinners to help raise funds.  Your donation will be listed in their  Souvenir Program book distributed at their Annual dinner.  For donations call Barbara @

Also Their 39th Annual Founders Day Banquet is being held Saturday May 10th, 2014 from 6 pm to 12:00 midnight @ Kings Caterers II- 4010 New Falls Road Bristol PA.
  Continuous Music
  Cocktail hour with hot and cold hors d'oeuvres
  Surf and Turf Sit down dinner (Lobster & Filet)
  6 hours Open bar
  Grand Prize drawing  $ 1000
  2nd prize drawing      $   500
  3rd prize drawing      $   300
PRICE   $ 65.00 per person call Ed McCloskey 215-425-4783 for tickets

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Tacony Upcoming Meeting & Events

Tacony Civic Association is holding their General Meeting tonight 3/12/14- 7:00 pm at Holy Innocents St Paul Church- Tyson & Torresdale

Tacony Town Watch is holding their General Meeting tomorrow night- 7:00 pm at Tacony Baptist Church-  Disston & Hegerman

Tacony Masonic Temple is holding a blood drive Saturday March 22 -  9:00 to 3:00  - 4400 Magee Ave

Wissinoming Presbyterian Church will be holding their 5th Annual Penny Party on Saturday March 29th from 12:00 to 3:00-  5817 Torresdale Ave

The Tacony Library will be holding a bake sale on Saturday April 19th from 12:00 to 3:00


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tacony Library

The Tacony Library is holding a spontaneous performance today. The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra will be at the library at 3:30 today. Come on out and enjoy the music.