Nether Providence Workshop Meeting, August 2022

The board of commissioners held their regular workshop meeting on August 11th. The video is available online, as is the agenda. Public Comments The board discussed the Ridley Dr. subdivision project (at Ridley and Chestnut), and approved a variety of waivers regarding curbs, sidewalks, street widening, street lights […]

A Look At Waste

While recycling is collected by a contractor chosen by the township, Nether Providence residents are left on their own to dispose of their waste. The township lists six haulers that currently collect trash in the township. A few decades ago, the township considered changing to a single hauler […]

Events at the Park, August 13th

Nether Providence Township has two events coming up on August 13th. The first is the second movie night – Encanto will be playing at Sapovits Park at 8 pm. I think that’s the right spelling of Sapovits. According to the board, the Sapovits family has noted that it […]

Covid (BA.5 edition)

Covid has slipped out of the news, but the BA.5 variant is spreading rapidly in America now. Ars Technica had a recent piece reviewing the situation. At this point, Covid numbers themselves don’t mean much as people are often not reporting mild cases. Deaths and hospitalizations are still […]

Lisa Palmer

Emails have gone out to parts of the community marking the passing of former WSSD superintendent Lisa Palmer. I haven’t seen any public posts about it to this point, but I have seen an email to WSSD staff noting it. Lisa Palmer was appointed as superintendent of the […]

Food Truck Friday Takes A Break But Other Events Are Coming Up

South Media Fire Company has announced that it’s taking a break on its Food Truck Fridays for the rest of the year, so there will be no food trucks at SMFC this Friday. Wednesday Nether Providence is hosting its blood drive on Aug 3rd, there’s currently only a […]


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