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.
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
A Frankford house made uninhabitable by a fire was sealed up by the city on July 5, and debris from the building was bagged up and stacked on the narrow pavement outside until it was collected a couple weeks later.
Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.
As opposition mounts in Mayfair and Holmesburg to a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave., there are plenty of unanswered questions.
Both sides should keep talking, says the head of the city zoning board.
All City of Philadelphia offices will be open and city services will be operating on Friday, July 1.
They’ve been in contact with more government offices and agencies than they ever could’ve imagined or feared.