The Holmesburg Civic Association and some State Road businesses have entered into an agreement with NorthEast Treatment Centers that will allow for a methadone clinic to open in the neighborhood. The agreement follows a recent court victory by NET, which plans to open a clinic at 7520 and 7550 State Road.
Developers are seeking approval to convert an abandoned Port Richmond factory into 52 apartments with an adjacent parking lot.
East Kensington Neighbors Association plans to contest zoning board's approval of a methadone clinic at 2100 N. Front St.
Port Richmond neighbors divided over development for low-income renters.
State Rep. Mark Cohen addressed last month’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, endorsing National Small Business Weekend, which encourages consumers to shop locally and buy American-made products.
Frankford Civic Association members last week were supposed to be asked to support a local businessman’s plan to put a snack bar in his Torresdale Avenue car wash, but the business owner didn’t make a presentation.
A 1920s-themed restaurant could open in Port Richmond by late summer.
The proposed clinic at 2100 N. Front St. would operate just down the street from its original location at Kensington Hospital.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week supported, opposed and tied on neighborhood zoning questions, heard about the temporary closing of a local firehouse and said goodbye to the commander of the 7th Police District.