Clement Alleyne moved to West Jackson Street in 1984.
“It was nice, but it needed work,” he said.
Some 30 years later, it was definitely due for a change, Alleyne said.
With the help of several community partners, a $1 million improvement project has repaved the streets, updated lighting and added water-retention flower beds. Utility companies Columbia Gas and York Water have also replaced antiquated pipelines in the community.