The pastor of St. Paul’s Church on East 18th Street is hosting a community block watch and clean up meeting on Wednesday evening.
Neighbors are invited to attend at 7 p.m. There will be a walk through of of Van Houten Street from East 18th Street to Straight Street. The area suffers from crime, drugs, needles, prostitution, and littering.
The church is looking to build a bulwark against crime and other social problems impacting the area.
St. Paul’s Church is located on the corner of East 18th and Van Houten streets.