Civic associations plan their meetings


Sev­er­al loc­al civic as­so­ci­ations have set their agen­das for their Septem­ber meet­ings.

May­fair Civic As­so­ci­ation will meet on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., at the May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, at 2990 St. Vin­cent St.

The city elec­tion com­mis­sion­ers’ of­fice will demon­strate a vot­ing ma­chine.

Also, mem­bers will con­sider a pro­posed zon­ing change to a prop­erty at 7635 Roosevelt Blvd. The own­er is pro­pos­ing to con­vert a former dent­al and real es­tate of­fice in­to a two-fam­ily dwell­ing.

Lawn­crest Civic As­so­ci­ation will meet on Tues­day, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., at St. Wil­li­am par­ish hall, at Argyle and Rob­bins streets.

The guest speak­ers will be Mark Mroz, com­munity re­la­tions of­ficer in the 2nd Po­lice Dis­trict; Joe Rooney, the Re­pub­lic­an can­did­ate in the 13th Con­gres­sion­al Dis­trict; and Ster­ling Gar­ris and Bi­anca Gil­lis, of­fi­cials of Ta­cony Academy Charter School, which has opened for 300 ninth- through 11th-graders at the former St. Wil­li­am Ele­ment­ary School.

On Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m., the Up­per Holmes­burg Civic As­so­ci­ation will meet at St. Domin­ic’s Mari­an Hall, 8532 Frank­ford Ave. Sum­mer­time de­vel­op­ments in the fu­ture use of the former Lid­don­field Homes site are ex­pec­ted to be among the top­ics of dis­cus­sion.

Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood will meet on Monday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m., at Max My­ers Play­ground, at 1601 Heller­man St. The speak­ers will be Lor­rie McKin­ley, a dis­ab­il­it­ies at­tor­ney, and Den­nis Lee, a chief deputy city elec­tions com­mis­sion­er who will dis­cuss the new voter iden­ti­fic­a­tion law.

An of­fi­cial from the Pennsylvania De­part­ment of Trans­port­a­tion is ex­pec­ted to speak at the next Holme Circle Civic As­so­ci­ation meet­ing on Wed­nes­day, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., in the St. Jerome’s School lib­rary, Stam­ford and Col­fax streets. The top­ic will be fu­ture high­way con­struc­tion on Pennypack Circle at the in­ter­sec­tion of Roosevelt Boulevard and Holme Av­en­ue. ••


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