The Holmesburg Civic Association and some State Road businesses have entered into an agreement with NorthEast Treatment Centers that will allow for a methadone clinic to open in the neighborhood. The agreement follows a recent court victory by NET, which plans to open a clinic at 7520 and 7550 State Road.
State Rep. Mark Cohen addressed last month’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association, endorsing National Small Business Weekend, which encourages consumers to shop locally and buy American-made products.
Frankford Civic Association members last week were supposed to be asked to support a local businessman’s plan to put a snack bar in his Torresdale Avenue car wash, but the business owner didn’t make a presentation.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week supported, opposed and tied on neighborhood zoning questions, heard about the temporary closing of a local firehouse and said goodbye to the commander of the 7th Police District.
The Fox Chase United Methodist Church violated the city’s zoning code by opening its doors to a private Christian secondary school last fall, according to the leader of a neighborhood civic association.