Schoolyard safety a concern at West Philly elementary school @ The Notebook

Members of ACTION United held a rally Wednesday morning at Andrew Hamilton School calling for safety improvements in and around the West Philadelphia elementary.

Residents who live near the school have complained about litter, trespassing, and drug activity in the schoolyard during the night and on weekends.

Members of the West Philadelphia chapter of the organization, a mix of residents, parents, and students, are asking for more lighting to be installed around the school, an increased security presence, more street lights, and better fencing on one side of the property… READ MORE