As City Council nears a deadline to remap district boundaries, residents weigh in at public hearings. Two more are scheduled.
As City Council begins the task of equalizing its 10 districts, the very weirdly shaped 7th is at the center of attention.
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.
Small insults can wreck a community
Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.
Supermarket chain’s Northeast store is its first in Philadelphia. The addition of 275 jobs also had Mayor Nutter in an upbeat mood.
As opposition mounts in Mayfair and Holmesburg to a proposed methadone clinic at 7900-04 Frankford Ave., there are plenty of unanswered questions.