City of Philadelphia is helping renters stay in their homes. One way is
by offering emergency rental assistance to renters who have lost income
due to COVID-19. Rental assistance helps landlords too.
The results of this study suggested that biopesticides containing Beauveria bassiana —
a native soilborne fungus that attacks insects but is not harmful to
birds and mammals, including humans — were effective in reducing spotted
In the meantime, the Lantern Fly is still a destructive invasive pest
threatening agricultural and ornamental plant and people are manage SLF populations by:
Stop the spread of SLF by
checking your car and any outdoor equipment (grills, mowers, firewood,
etc.) when going in and out of the quarantine zone.
Manage SLF on your property by scraping and destroying eggs, carefully using bands or traps on trees, removing preferred hosts, and using registered insecticides (or squishing) for control when appropriate.
SUPPORT THE MARIAN ANDERSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM
Our neighborhood's beloved Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society
has recently suffered from flooding in the basement of the Museum and
is working to repair and cover the cost of the damage. This is estimated
to be between $3,000-5,000 in costs.
In addition, the Historical Society and Museum has been closed due to
COVID and unable to receive any support loans or grants to subsidize
their ongoing operational costs of about $12,000 since closing in March.
Today, we're helping Jillian of the Museum to fundraise the costs
incurred over the COVID-19 period including the cost of the damage to
Taney’s decision in the Dred Scott v.
Sandford case is one of the most racist and offensive decisions this
country has ever experienced. That is why it is about time to take
Taney’s name off our street signs and replace it with someone who we can
be proud of!
UPDATE: On June 26, Mayor Jim Kenney and Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley signed an executive order requiring people to wear face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Philadelphia.
addition to staying at home, practicing social distancing, and washing
your hands thoroughly, wearing a mask in public is one of the best ways
to protect yourself and others around you from COVID-19. Many people are
making their own masks for themselves and others with what they have
available at home. Here are some tips to make sure you know why, when,
and how to properly use a mask. LEARN MORE
Our office will be closed until further notice. If you have any concerns or questions, you can reach our Executive Director, Nicole via email at email@example.com.
HELP US CREATE THE NEIGHBORHOOD YOU WANT TO LIVE IN.
thoughtful donation is an impactful investment in our neighborhood, and
it helps SOSNA and our volunteers continue to be a resource for you and
engage more of our neighbors.
is only able to do our work with the support of our neighbors, our
neighborhood businesses, and our community partners. We depend on the
countless hours our neighbors volunteer with us and we rely on generous
donations, like yours, from neighbors and businesses to carry out our
mission of improving our community.
SOSNA is only able to do the work that we do with the support of our
neighbors, our neighborhood businesses, and our community partners. We
depend on the countless hours our residents volunteer with SOSNA, and we
rely on generous donations, like yours, from neighbors and businesses
to carry out our mission of improving our community.