Category: DelCoCouncil

Emergency Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and the Delaware County Council has a number of suggestions. They link to the state’s website with many more links. There’s still a few Emergency Preparedness Education opportunities scheduled, including one at the Springfield Public library on September 14th at 1 pm. You […]

Delaware County Sustainability

Delaware County has created a form to collect feedback on the county’s sustainability goals. It takes a while to fill out because its a pretty lengthy form. It provides a good deal of information summarizing the plan, which is worth a read even if you don’t have the […]

Today’s Community Events and More

There are two events this evening of interest to the community. At 5:30, Superintendent Wagner is holding his last community conversation (at least for this round of them), at NPE. Anyone is welcome, and the weather looks like it’ll be nice for it. I believe its at the […]

A Wasteful Educational Session

Also of local relevance today is the announcement that Delaware County Council will host an educational session on the future of solid waste handling in the county on September 30th. The session will happen at 6 pm in the county council room in Media. County Council and the […]

Inquirer Article on Chester Incinerator

The Inquirer has a nice piece today on the Chester Incinerator that focuses on the work of Zulene Mayfield. I’ve heard her speak at a number of public meetings over the past year, and she is a passionate advocate for the residents of Chester. She founded Chester Residents […]

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 […]

Information and Help from the County

Today at the Springfield vaccine clinic I usually volunteer at, they had a number of useful flyers with information and help available from the county. Please share if you know anyone that could benefit. First up is the flyer for DelCo’s Emergency Rental Assistance program, which can help […]

DelCo Solid Waste Authority Hearing on Wednesday

Today WHYY has a good piece about the Covanta incinerator in Chester. This piece has a lot of useful links connecting to studies about pollution in Delaware County as well as quoting members of CRCQL (Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living). The article is especially timely because Delaware […]