Category: NPTownship

Nether Providence Police Accredited

The Nether Providence Police department announced yesterday on Facebook (dated over a week ago), that they have been accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC). What does this mean? PLEAC is an program run by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. According to their website, the […]

Electronics Recycling/Shredding Today

This is a reminder that the township’s electronics recycling and shredding event is today (Saturday, July 17) 9 am – 1 pm at Gouley Park (formerly Summit School). More details can be found on the township’s website. A reminder that some items have a fee, the website has […]

Paving in Garden City Starts Next Week

Sections of Ash, Blakeley, Ryanard and Ridley are up for paving this year. Work starts next week, signs have already been posted where not to park. It looks like the work should run from the 13th through the 16th in Garden City. The township’s put up a handy […]

Why Does WSSD Still Levy a Poll Tax?

Over the weekend we received the $15/year per capita tax that has been levied by WSSD since its founding 50 years ago. Although WSSD calls it a per capita tax, Wikipedia describes it differently, A poll tax, also known as head tax or capitation, is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every […]

Martha Burton Park Cleanup

Ahead of the park dedication next month, a cleanup is scheduled for Martha Burton Park next weekend, details in the flier below. Martha Burton Park was formerly Woodrow Wilson Park. But in light of Woodrow Wilson’s well-known racism, the township decided last year to rename the park. Local […]

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 […]

First Township Newsletter Out

The township has posted its first newsletter here. Currently its available on the website, Facebook and sent out by the commissioners to their email lists (except here in the fifth where I don’t think we’ve ever had an email list). There should be a direct sign-up for the […]