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.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
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.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association paid tribute to a recently deceased board member during the civic group’s monthly general meeting on Sept. 15.