All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.
A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.
The Upper Holmesburg community is mourning the death of one of the neighborhood’s most active and influential leaders.
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