City Councilman Bobby Henon and Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation have been teaming up to remove and prune more than 1,000 problematic trees from the 6th Councilmanic District in recent weeks. Henon obtained funding for the ongoing project, nearly $200,000, from the unused portion of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative budget.
Councilman Bobby Henon seeks community input to create agenda with Northeast 2020 initiative.
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State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) was sworn in for his 16th term in Harrisburg last week.
Community members and city officials came together last Wednesday afternoon at a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of the first phase of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project, which will extend the existing Delaware Avenue to Bridge Street.
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The project aims to relieve traffic congestion and provide better access to the Delaware River.
A buyer is chosen for the Stephen Douglas High School building, an anti-SLAPP bill progresses, and other local news in brief.