The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.
Localized prosecution appears to be paying off in area police districts, with convictions on the rise.
They are military veterans, most of them living lives in limbo, torn by war. They don’t have much. But they do have the Comfort House. This is Times staffer Jenny Swigoda’s story and photo essay.
Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.
Authorities said John Digman didn't wait long to start robbing banks after being released from a local halfway house.
As opposition mounts in Mayfair and Holmesburg to a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave., there are plenty of unanswered questions.
Area community group leaders, police and elected officials met with developer David Grasso last week to discuss his plans for a large music venue on Richmond Street.
Both sides should keep talking, says the head of the city zoning board.