If the fight over the use of one little Bustleton house were a reality TV show, it would be called Zoning Wars. So far, there have been several episodes, and another is in production now.
When he was still a little-known assistant football coach at Northeastern University, Frank McArdle remembers the uneasy nervousness on one of his first recruiting trips to the Philadelphia area.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members got updates on neighborhood zoning issues and recreation center renovations, heard about utility worker impostors trying to get into homes and learned a once legal left turn off of Grant Avenue is now illegal.
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.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members nominated board candidates and discussed at length a proposal to put gas pumps at the B.J.’s wholesale club during a long session April 23 at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Carriage House on Red Lion Road.
Thousands of volunteers spent a beautiful Saturday morning picking up trash, raking leaves, sweeping pavements, trimming, pruning, painting and planting during the seventh annual citywide spring cleanup.
A plan to build a couple of houses on an Evans Street property where just one now stands got the backing of Greater Bustleton Civic League members last week. However, it was far from unanimous support, and the property’s owners still need an OK from the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Capt. Joseph Zaffino, commander of the 7th Police District, on Sept. 25 encouraged members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League to call 911 when they see trouble and to keep calling.
A Bustleton property that’s often been in the news recently got a cut and a trim from the city.