Attorney Frank Bennett has promised to keep the battle going to prevent a proposed methadone clinic from opening at 7520 State Road.
The proposal has earned community support, but a group of residents living on Allen Street oppose the project. The ZBA has yet to grant needed variances for the project.
The Somerton neighborhood has been holding its ground on several recent zoning issues.
Leave the rats alone
This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.
East Torresdale residents offered an oft-maligned neighborhood restaurant and nightclub their support last week as they voted to allow the business to expand its footprint.
— Opinions differed about the hot-button issue of methadone clinics during a recent hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee.
Back in February 2009, some 1,500 people turned out at Anne Frank Elementary School in Bustleton to oppose a planned methadone clinic at Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
The Holmesburg Civic Association last spring overwhelmingly approved a bid by Liberty Bell Bicycles for an addition to be used for repairs, rentals or more showroom space.