Friday, May 4
Holy Family University and John Parsons’ BSI Construction have joined forces on a redevelopment proposal for the 32-acre tract that the Philadelphia Housing Authority posted for bid last year.
Leo Dignam, a deputy commissioner for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, last week told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that work is progressing well at Ramp Playground, which is getting a new artificial turf surface.
The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.
As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.