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Megan's Law Website
Let's keep our children safe.

Awareness is your best defense!  Let's keep our children safe.
 
Councilman Brian O’Neill 
Upcoming details will be published when known. 

 

PA State Representative Kevin J. Boyle
Upcoming details will be published when known. 

PA State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione

Community Picnic on Thursday, August 24 being held from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM held at the Fox Chase Recreation Center, 7901 Ridgeway Street.  Come out and join State Senator Christine Tartaglione for free refreshments, child fingerprinting (by the Philadelphia Police Department and back-to-school giveaways.  Children need to be present to receive a back pack.  For more information please contact the Senator’s office, 1061 Bridge Street at 215.533.0440.  The flyer can be downloaded here picnic_fox_chase_8_24_17.pdf.   


Fox Chase Town Watch - Next Meeting - Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30 PM

P.O. Box 56528
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.694.6666
Steve Phillips, President
Mike Bobby, Vice President

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month (although not all) at the Loudenslager American Legion Post (7976 Oxford Avenue), 7:30 PM.  Community meeting schedule for 2017:  January 17, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, September 13, October 11 and November 8.
 
Town Watch is a completely safe and rewarding way to support our neighborhood, learn about policing standards and to meet some great people dedicated to preserving Fox Chase.  While a monthly commitment is desirable you can patrol whenever your schedule allows.  Let's preserve our community and keep everyone safe.  If you have an hour or two to spare, and if you want to make a positive difference, give us a call, we can sure use your help!


Fox Chase Homeowners Association - Next Meeting - Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30 PM
215.722.3352
George Bezanis, President
Matthew Braden, Vice President
 
Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month (although not all) at the Loudenslager American Legion Post (7976 Oxford Avenue), 7:30 PM.  Community meeting schedule for 2017:  January 17, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, September 13, October 11 and November 8.
 
Everyone who lives, works, or has an interest in the Fox Chase Community is welcome to attend these meetings, even if you are not a present member.  In the event that a vote is taken, only current paid members will be allowed to vote.  Please note that you must reside in Fox Chase to become a member.  Make a difference by attending a meeting! 
 
Want to join now?  Please download this membership application:  fcha_application.pdf

832 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Please contact the Captain at Engine 56 for local locations where you can attend a fire prevention educational event or should you have any questions or concerns that involve our neighborhood.
 
Don't have a smoke detector?  Engine 56 will provide and install one for you free of charge while supplies last!  Please stop by the Firehouse to apply.
 
Having a block party and you would like Engine 56 to attend?  Please stop by the Firehouse to sign up.  Please allow at least two (2) weeks notice. 

7901 Ridgeway Street
Philadelphia, PA  19111
tel: 215.685.0575
fax: 215.685.0552
email: foxchasereccenter@gmail.com
Jennifer Cole, Facility Supervisor

Lackman Playground
1101 Bartlett Street
Philadelphia, PA 19115
tel: 215.685.0370
Bob Hosephros, Facility Supervisor

Fox Chase Soccer Club - Next Meeting - Tuesday, September 12 at 8:00 PM

P.O. Box 24658   

Philadelphia, PA 19111

foxchasesoccerclub@gmail.com

Bill Costello, President
215.888.4876
Meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except in February) in the meeting room next to Snack Shack at the Fox Chase Fields, 8:00 PM.  They are no longer being held at the Loudenslager Post since the post requires a fee for meetings to be held there..

Fox Chase Champions
Participation sports for physically and mentally challenged young people.
215.745.2785
Matthew McDonald, President

Spring and fall leagues
267.408.9837
John Courtney

Fox Chase Elementary School
500 Rhawn Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.728.5016

Rockledge Volunteer Fire Company
505 Huntingdon Pike
Rockledge, PA 19046

The American Legion Post 366 - Next meeting - Tuesday, October 3 at 8:00 PM
7976 Oxford Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.728.9412
Jim Cantz, Commander, 215.632.1070
Dr. Wallace Quinlan, Adjutant, 215.722.7200
Matt Cantz, Sr. Vice Commander, 215.632.1070
Larry Keeley, Jr. Vice Commander
Roney Steele, Finance Officer, 215.535.5010  
 
Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of EVEN months at 8:00 PM.  February, April, June, (no meetings in July and August), October and December.
 
  • Membership eligibility:  A veteran who served honorably during a war era or any service member on active duty and still serving honorably.  
  • Hall rental and catering service for any events - Call Chef Roney Steele at 215.535.5010
  • Fully stocked bar (in case you didn't know)!  Lowest prices around!
  • Bingo is back!  Every Friday starting at 7:00 PM!  Come out and see the new format including a weekly progressive jackpot.  The Ladies Auxiliary are hosting the games and they have made some changes you will like.  Regular bingo, special games, coverall and the new progressive jackpot game.  $2 per game for regular, special and coverall.  The bigger the crowd - the bigger the prizes!  The Canteen is open during games.  Sandwiches, snacks and refreshments are available. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for an exciting night of bingo.  
  • Canteen Open! The Post Canteen will be open every Friday evenings to members and their guest from 7:00 PM until closing.  Stop in and enjoy the camaraderie....and SUPPORT YOUR POST.  Sandwiches, finger foods and snacks are available at very reasonable prices.  Stop in for an enjoyable evening of good fellowship.  Not a member?  Stop in and join!
  • The Canteen will be open every Friday evening from 7:00 PM until ?, during the months of July and August.  Please stop in and enjoy the cold drinks and the comradeship.
  • Legion Auxiliary - For Membership eligibility call the Auxiliary President, Adge Martin at 215.728.9412.
  • To be placed on the mailing list to receive Legion Happenings please contact drwallyq@hotmail.com.

Sons of the American Legion (SAL) - Next meeting - Sunday, September 17 at 1:30 PM! 
Squadron #366
7976-78 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Pete Dacko, Commander, 215.342.1752
 
  • Membership eligibility:  Father or Grandfather served in the armed forces.
  • Social Privileges:  SAL card may be used nationwide for admission for you and your guest to any American Legion post.
  • Membership:  Current enrollment period now open.  Only $10.00!
  • Application:  Call SAL Commander, Pete Dacko at 215.342.1752 for further information.
Severing the Northeast Philadelphia Communities for over 75 years!
BE INSPIRED, BE ACTIVE, BE A LION!
Meetings are held at 7:30 PM every first and third Thursdays of every month at the American Legion Post #366, 7976-78 Oxford Avenue, 
Philadelphia, PA 19111.  Check them out at  
www.nephillylions.com
 
Learn more about or to become a member of the Lions Club by visiting www.nephillylions.com or contact Wayne Bickel at wbbslb1@aol.com

Check out what is going on in Rockledge, Fox Chase and Burholme communities.  New website at www.rockfox.org

Burholme Park
7370 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.685.0544
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