Category: Events

Citizens Against Trash Makes the News

For reasons that are not clear to me, Nether Providence’s Citizens Against Trash made the news in New Bethlehem’s Leader-Vindicator. There’s quotes by one of the group’s founders and commissioner Max Cooper. Citizens Against Trash continues to organize local clean-ups from their Facebook page. The latest seems to […]

Furness Park Trail Dedication

This evening the township held a dedication event at Furness Park for the new trail work that has been done. Ben Pickup of the township’s parks commission spoke about the community’s efforts to transform the park, and township commissioner Matt Garson was on hand to highlight the help […]

Pop-up Vaccination Sites in Nether Providence

Tomorrow (June 4th) Delaware County’s pop-up vaccination clinic will be visiting Garden City and South Media Fire Companies. They’ll have Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines available according to the website. No appointments are needed, and the shots are free. They’ll be at Garden City Fire Co. from […]

A Busy May Day / Beltane

Today is May Day, the International Worker’s Day declared in 1889, and also marked as Beltane, the traditional start to summer in Celtic lands. There are a number of activities happening in the area this weekend. If you want to take part in May Day, most of the […]

CRC Cleanup at Leiper Park

Today was the annual CRC stream cleanup and we had a beautiful day for it. This year there were only two locations in Nether Providence – the Smedley site, which is always full, and Leiper Park. So we headed over to Leiper Park. There was a great turnout, […]

2021 Jacobs Garden Party

We are inviting our neighbors to join us for our 2021 Garden Party. We’ll be outside and social distanced. Please help us spread native plants throughout Garden City, get our local officials on the ballot and prepare for Spring. Help spread the word, please share with your friends […]

MLK Day Cleanup at Chester Park

One of our neighbors, Julie, organized a neighborhood cleanup of nearby Chester Park today. There was great weather for being out in the park and a good showing from Garden City families. My unusual finds this time were a suitcase and a Christmas tree stand (without tree). Thanks […]