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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.

Philadelphia Police 7th District
Toys For Tots!
Please drop off new unwrapped toys to the 7th District.  This event goes until December 8, 2023.  For more information please contact P/O Joe Staszak.
 
Councilman Brian O’Neill 
Saturday, September 30, 2023 - Recycle Bucket Giveaway at 432 Rhawn Street (Behind American Heritage) from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 14, 2023 - E-Cycling Event at Bustleton Avenue and Bowler Street from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Saturday, October 28, 2023 - Shredding Event at FOP, Lodge #5 11630 Caroline Road from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM 
 

PA State Representative Kevin J. Boyle

National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2024 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM!
As in previous years, this rain or shine event that will be held in the Fox Chase Elementary School yard, 500 Rhawn Street.  Please contact PA Representative, Kevin J. Boyle's office at 215.695.1016 should you have any questions or wish to display your business at this event.

Rep. Kevin Boyle to host National Night Out event August 6, 2024 – State Rep. Kevin Boyle will host a National Night Out event, with family fun and information for all, from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday Aug. 1 at Fox Chase Elementary School Yard. There will be free giveaways, free food and more. The 2nd Police District will host a community bike ride at 5:15 p.m. Ride participants will be eligible to win a new bicycle. The drawings for the new bicycles will be held immediately following the ride, around 5:45 p.m. National Night Out, a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships, was first held in 1984. The first National Night Out involved 2.5 million neighbors across 400 communities in 23 states. It has grown to include tens of millions of neighbors in thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide Boyle and his staff will be on hand during the event at the Fox Chase Elementary School Yard, 500 Rhawn St., Philadelphia, PA 19111, to answer questions about and help with state government related programs. Anyone with questions can call Boyle’s district office at 215-695-1016.  You can download the National Night Out flyer here when published.  


PA State Senator Jimmy Dillon
10007 Ferndale
Philadelphia, PA 19136
215.281.2539

Hoops 24-7 
215.431.9634 
[email protected] 
www.hoops24-7.com


Congressman Brendan Boyle 
8572 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152 
215.335.3535 


Fox Chase Town Watch
 

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 2024:  January 10, February 14, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, September 11, October 9 and November 13.
 
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 Civic Association 

[email protected]

215.722.3352
Kate Friend, President
Scott O'Donnell, 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 2024:  January 10, February 14, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, September 11, October 9 and November 13.
 
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:  fcca membership application.pdf

7th District Philadelphia Police Department

Hyundai and Kia owners should contact Hyundai toll-free at (800) 633-5151 or Kia toll-free at (800) 333-4542 for information on the FREE software update! 


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: [email protected]
Jennifer Cole, Facility Supervisor

Lackman Playground
1101 Bartlett Street
Philadelphia, PA 19115
tel: 215.685.0370
Vincent Ward, Facility Supervisor

Fox Chase Soccer Club - Next Meeting - Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 8:00 PM

P.O. Box 24658   

Philadelphia, PA 19111

[email protected]

Brian Carey, President
267.626.8371
Meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except in February) in the meeting room next to the Snack Shack at the Fox Chase Fields, 8:00 PM. 

Fox Chase Champions
A non-profit organization incorporated to provide recreational and educational activities for children with special needs.
Email: [email protected] 
215-208-2702
Matthew McDonald, President
215.745.2785

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
7976 Oxford Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.728.9412
Jim Cantz, Commander, 215.609.2416
Dr. Wallace Quinlan, Adjutant, 215.722.7200
Matt Cantz, Sr. Vice Commander, 215.638.8765
Mike Durning, Jr. Vice Commander, 215.758.2232
Larry Keeley, Finance Officer, 215.675.4526
Tom Mehlmann, Service Officer, 215.206.1154

Pancake Breakfast - Sunday, November 26 at 8:30 AM until 11:30 AM - Sausage, and all the pancakes you can eat - $8.00/person

POST Meeting - Sunday, December 3 at 1:30 PM - Followed by a free lunch

BINGO - Friday, December 8 at 7:00 PM - Dollar dogs & free popcorn at every table

BINGO - Friday, December 22 at 7:00 PM "Christmas cash drawing"

 
Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM.  No meetings in July and August.
 
  • 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 2nd and 4th Friday of each month 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!
  • 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 [email protected]m.

Sons of the American Legion
 (SAL) - Meetings are held on the first Sunday of odd-numbered months at 1:30 PM.
Squadron #366
7976-78 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Pete Dacko, Commander, 215.342.1752

SAL Meeting -Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 1:30 PM - Followed by a free lunch!
 
  • 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 $15.00!
  • 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 [email protected]

Check out what is going on in Rockledge, Fox Chase and Burholme communities.  New website at https://www.facebook.com/Rockledge-Fox-Chase-Business-Association-651357048284830 

Burholme Park
7370 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
215.685.0544
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