As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.
“I’m still trying to work with the community, but it seems like they won’t let go of some of the problems from the past,” the owner says.
A proposal to change the city’s zoning code might provide a check to what members of the Frankford Civic Association have called a proliferation of rooming houses for recovering addicts.
That’s the message foes of a planned drug center on Frankford Avenue have for the owner of the property.
Attorneys representing residents of the Fountain Pointe condominium complex and the owner/developer of a site that houses a new business took part in a sometimes-heated court hearing last week, but they began working on a possible compromise in a City Hall corridor.
Joe Brown swung and thought he had connected, but instead, his hit got him involved in a disputed call.
It seems crooks have been rather active lately in sections of Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.
A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.