As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week visited the Holmesburg Civic Association to discuss two of his recently released reports.
A proposal to change the city’s zoning code might provide a check to what members of the Frankford Civic Association have called a proliferation of rooming houses for recovering addicts.
“I’m still trying to work with the community, but it seems like they won’t let go of some of the problems from the past,” the owner says.
Joe Brown swung and thought he had connected, but instead, his hit got him involved in a disputed call.
That’s the message foes of a planned drug center on Frankford Avenue have for the owner of the property.
It seems crooks have been rather active lately in sections of Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.
Attorneys representing residents of the Fountain Pointe condominium complex and the owner/developer of a site that houses a new business took part in a sometimes-heated court hearing last week, but they began working on a possible compromise in a City Hall corridor.