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.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association paid tribute to a recently deceased board member during the civic group’s monthly general meeting on Sept. 15.
Labor Day is past and that means many civic associations throughout the Northeast will resume their general meeting schedules. The meetings are free and open to the public.
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
As opposition mounts in Mayfair and Holmesburg to a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave., there are plenty of unanswered questions.
A Northeast couple’s dream is about to come true — starting a charter school for autistic children. It’ll soon open in the old Lower Dublin Academy.