Father Judge athletes join Director of Institutional Advancement Brian Patrick King and President Fr. Joe Campellone for the groundbreaking ceremony at Ramp Playground. Photo by Michelle Alton.
The rain couldn’t keep Father Judge administrators, city officials and students athletes away from Ramp Playground Wednesday.
As the city slid into the holiday break, the group celebrated the ground breaking of the Ramp Playground Renovation Project across the street from the school’s doors. By spring, Ramp will have two new synthetic turf fields, dual energy efficient lighting, exterior & interior fencing, sod/seed for non-turf areas, a walkway for fans/players between fields and scoreboards at each field. continue reading »
A teenage girl was raped Friday night on the 3400-block of Hess Street while walking home from Ramp playground.
Around 9 p.m., the 16-year-old was grabbed and forced into the yard of a nearby abandoned property where she was raped. The attacker claimed to be the girl’s boyfriend during the assault, but the victim told police she did not recognize him. continue reading »