Residents of East Torresdale spent more than two hours deliberating how to react to a local tavern owner’s proposal to expand his business. But by the end of an Aug. 11 meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association, Kevin Goodchild got neighbors’ go-ahead to more than double the capacity of Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe.
Thanks, Streets Dept.
Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.
Peace rally in the Veterans Memorial Grove
The arrest of two men in a late March burglary try was one of the neighborhood issues discussed at the April 8 meeting of Normandy Civic Association members at the Norcom Community Center.
Philadelphia residents will be able to dispose of their household hazardous waste on April 19 during the Streets Department’s Drop-Off Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8401 State Road (State and Ashburner).
No justice for Shaible parents
Community members and city officials came together last Wednesday afternoon at a groundbreaking ceremony to commence construction of the first phase of the Delaware Avenue Extension Project, which will extend the existing Delaware Avenue to Bridge Street.
The project aims to relieve traffic congestion and provide better access to the Delaware River.