Category: NPTownship

New Playgrounds

This summer, Nether Providence Township built a new, pirate-themed playground at Hepford Park. The township is now starting work on a playground and rain garden at Gouley Park as part of the restoration efforts for the park there. The post says it should be finished by the end […]

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 […]

Update About Moylan/South Media Trees

This week I wrote an article about PECO’s plans to cut down many old trees around Moylan and South Media. On Tuesday, 6 ABC had a piece about the Moylan/South Media and Swarthmore Trees featuring affected residents. Currently, the plans to cut down trees in Swarthmore seems to […]

Chief Splain To Become President of PCPA

Nether Providence Police Chief David Splain has been announced as the next president of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. The PCPA is a century-old association of command-level law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania. It oversees the accreditation process that the Nether Providence Police Department recently underwent as well […]

Nether Providence Township Meeting, July 2022

The township Board of Commissioners held their regular meeting on July 14th, the video is available online. Public Comments and Appointments There was a moment of silence to mark the passing of the mother of one of the township’s public works employees. An alternate to the Zoning Hearing […]

Nether Providence Workshop Meeting, Feb 2022

The township held its regular meeting this week, the video is available on Youtube here. A resident of Garden City was appointed as an alternate to the Zoning Hearing board. The board also voted to reform the commissioner’s assignments. Commissioners Garson, McKenzie and Knapp keep their assignments, but […]