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Lisa Marcucci – Environmental Activist (Part 1 of 3)

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Lisa Marcucci is a long-time environmental activist in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and a member of the Jefferson Action Group. We recently had a chance to catch up with her to discuss her career and the current problems she is investigating. Where are you from? I have lived in western Pennsylvania my entire life, growing […]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 3 of 3)

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

What have been your duties since you joined the Board of Directors? At the time I joined the FOW it was an all-volunteer organization. FOW had been involved during its around 80 year history in various endeavors. These ranged from helping to force closer of Upper Wissahickon Drive, henceforth called Forbidden Drive, to private motor […]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 2 of 3)

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

What is the crime like in the Wisshahickon Park? Fortunately, pretty low. People don’t seem to go to the park to torment others. There are a lot of break-ins to parked cars however. There is also litter, many beer parties, vandalism, and other nuisance crimes. Is it safe to walk the Forbidden Drive after dark? […]

David Dannenberg – Board Member, Friends of the Wissahickon (Part 1 of 3)

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

David Dannenberg is a teacher at a private school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is on sabbatical this year and spend a significant amount of his time volunteering for the Friends of the Wissahickon, a group of of environmentally-minded activists working to preserve the park land surrounding the Wissahickon Creek. We recently had a chance to […]

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