Springfield Township
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For William Konstant, 70, a Flourtown resident for the last 36 years, the top item on his bucket list was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa. more
The Springfield Township Police Benevolent Association’s adoption of the "thin blue line" flag as their logo is still causing controversy for some township residents. more
Elite Tennis Group, which operates a tennis school at Chestnut Hill College, is bringing pickleball to nearby Magarity Tennis Club in Flourtown.  more
Philadelphia is currently situated in fall’s sweet spot — the temperature has cooled, pumpkin spice has hit coffee shops, and leaves have started to change. more
A correction to last week's story entitled "Springfield board president resigns, citing 'white fragility.”’ more
Eddie T. Graham resigned his position as president of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners in a town meeting Wednesday evening, citing “white fragility” as a key reason. more
It’s not every day that a municipality condemns land to preserve open space. But the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners did just that on Sept. 14. more
For most of us, it's easy to take a flush toilet for granted. more
Millions of boys in this country undoubtedly dream of one day being a Major League baseball player. more
Comcast, the internet giant, has given a $10,000 grant to the Creative Healing Teen Center in the Flourtown Commons, which provides therapy for troubled teenagers. more
Chestnut Hill 410 E. Gravers Ln. 4BR 2.5BA, $775,000   609 Saint Andrews Rd. 4BR 5.5BA, $3 million   7826 Devon St. 3BR 1BA, $375,000   7601 Crittenden … more
A Mt. Airy couple and a Springfield Township woman reached out to the Local last week to report checks they said were stolen from the USPS collection box in front of the Market Square Post Office. more
Springfield Township Commissioners Eddie Graham, Susanna Ratsavong, Michael Maxwell and Jonathan Cobb constituted a quorum for the July workshop and business meetings in the absence of Commissioners … more
Mt. Airy Day, the annual festival celebrating the Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood, has been cancelled because of weather forecasts predicting rain and thunderstorms this weekend. more
Board of Commissioners All seven commissioners attended the May workshop meeting (Board President Eddie Graham and Commissioner Michael Maxwell participated virtually). Graham and Commissioner … more
Tamarindo’s, whose comfort food is as comfortable as a pair of flat shoes, is named for the tamarind, a fruit common in the Yucatán. more
“It is a very offensive flag to the African American community,” said Ed Graham, one of several commissioners to speak out against the logo. “There is no such thing as Blue Lives Matter. That doesn’t represent an ethnicity of people [like Black Lives Matter].” more
A police investigation was launched in the aftermath of the findings, which has led to arrest warrants for two people living outside the state. more
This is the story of one woman’s mission, a mission that called her to a craft, then a career, and finally, to a dream she has just recognized. more
Jim Lee, Springfield Township Commissioner for Ward 3, provides some additional thoughts and context as there continues to be a lot of dialogue being shared by neighbors and various interested parties about Haws Lane. more
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