Sunday, June 28, 2009

Philadelphia Weekly on Swimming Pool Closings

The Dead Pool
by Brendan Skwire
Does the closure of more than two dozen Philly pools presage a violent summer in the city?

Read this great Philly Weekly article at:

Here is just a snippet from the article:

...And what do you think will happen when kids in the 19125 zip code, who have lost ALL of their pools, go wandering into other neighborhoods seeking a cool dip? Does anyone in the city want to have a repeat of 2006?

And the crazy thing is, the city agrees there will be turf wars as a result of pool closings. Their solution? More cops in the affected neighborhoods!

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