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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
First, they wanted to build a 55-unit senior housing apartment complex, then a 41-unit townhouse complex, then 36-units. Still the neighbors said no.  Now the company is opting for a behavioral  health facility – something they don’t need to get neighbors approval to build.  more
New Police hires and promotions; Preliminary presentation - 1110 Willow Grove Avenue development; Proposed Haws Lane Development; 2022 Budget Presentation; Mermaid park tree planting; and Holiday lights competition. more
Bill Siemering, a resident of Wyndmoor for the last 35 years, will be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame on October 28, two days after his 87th birthday. He was influential in setting up National Public Radio. more
The township’s Emergency Operations Center received 41 damage assessment reports from residents living in watershed areas in Wyndmoor, Erdenheim, Flourtown and Oreland. Ford offered 12 potential projects for stormwater management improvements ranging from retrofitting and expanding existing inlets, storm sewers, and detention basins to new sewer and detention basin construction, and a community program encouraging residents to use rain barrels. more
Providing Covid safety and protection has been Keystone Care’s mission from the start. Last Spring, Keystone Care teamed up with the School District of Springfield Township and administered first and second vaccines to more than 500 students, as well as vaccinating students at Saint Genevieve School in Flourtown and Our Mother of Consolation in Chestnut Hill. more
The most recent preliminary plans offered by MEH Investments for townhomes have been retracted due to lack of support and agreement about what the public would like to see at the property. more
The hallways are buzzing once again at the Springfield Township High School, as students settle in for a second week of in-person classes to start the 2021-22 school year. While the building is at … more
The Springfield Township Board of Commissioners acknowledged three individuals for their service to the Springfield Township at Wednesday’s monthly business meeting. Springfield Township Community Day celebration will take place on Sunday, Oct. 3, preceded by the Erdenheim Civic Association 5k Race and Fun run at 9 a.m. more
By Monday the residential plan had been abandoned. more
Magistrate Judge McGill presents on the state of the courts At the invitation of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners, Magistrate Judge Kate McGill (Montgomery County 38-1-08 … more
During his time at the Phillies’ helm he had his two most important and respected accomplishments: getting Citizens Bank park built so that the team could put on an extraordinary five-year run from 2007 to 2011, winning their division each year and making appearances in the 2008 and 2009 World Series, winning it in 2008. more
After many years of work, dedication, achievement and the occasional sacrifice of creature comforts, Alex Stevers-Radtke of Wyndmoor and Michael Mathews of Oreland recently reached the rank of Eagle Scout in Oreland’s Troop 1.  more
Springfield Township will resume in-person meetings for all Board of Commissioner and advisory commission meetings beginning July 1, 2021.  But things are not going back to the old “normal.”  more
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