The new 1.5-mile Poquessing Creek Trail got its official opening Dec. 10 as the mayor and other honorables cut a blue ribbon at the trail’s entrance behind Junod Playground in Parkwood.
Burholme groups collecting food donations
Members of the Parkwood Civic gave their support to a homeowner who has a fence taller than allowed by city code and to a local woman’s therapeutic riding business.
There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.
The Parkwood Civic Association has a new president.
Next month, Parkwood Civic Association members will do something they haven’t done in about a decade: Hold an election. At their March 19 meeting at St. Anselm’s R.C. Church, members nominated candidates for president, vice president, treasurer, recording secretary and zoning officer. The election will be conducted at the association’s April 23 session.
Members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council recently visited the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road to honor the vets’ service to the United States by sponsoring a barbecue for them.
Members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council visited the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road earlier this month to honor the vets’ service to the United States by sponsoring a barbecue for them.