Twenty months ago, Holy Family University officials posted a six-minute video to YouTube depicting a grand vision for the former Liddonfield public housing project. To date, nary a shovel of dirt has been turned on the barren, 33-acre, publicly owned tract at Torresdale Avenue and Megargee Street.
Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.
The 7000 and 7100 blocks of Ditman Street are being repaved this summer.
Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon.
Dietz & Watson, 10 months after a fire destroyed its national distribution center in New Jersey, has decided to build and expand at its location at 5701 Tacony St.
AgustaWestland, a helicopter manufacturer at 3050 Red Lion Road, hosted the news conference where the city’s Manufacturing Task Force released a 97-page report.
Things have been happening along Torresdale Avenue in Tacony.
The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street seems ready to open, following last week’s issuance of a state health department license to operate.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week gave out cash and honors, certified the election of board members, learned about new city sanitation regulations, heard about how boring zoning could be because of the specialized language used in zoning cases, and then voted on a couple such cases.