The Mayfair Civic Association last week voted not to fight a proposed child daycare center on Holme Avenue.
The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too.
Thursday, January 23
Organizers of the first Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest named three winners out of 50 nominees.
Blight will spread
The Mayfair Business Association will present the 37th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade on Sunday, Nov. 24, along Frankford Avenue. The parade will start at noon at Rhawn Street. It will proceed south to Knorr Street. The performing area will be at Tudor Street.
The proposed child day care center is out, while a non-denominational Christian church is coming to the former Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue.
Joe DeFelice last month presided over his final meeting as president of the Mayfair Civic Association.
The former Northeast Community Center has a buyer who plans to bring a child daycare center and a meals on wheels program to the Holme Avenue site, according to Holme Circle Civic Association President Elsie Stevens.