Category: Government

Hepford Park Vandalized Twice

I heard from one of the commissioners that someone had spray-painted the play structure, lights and snack bar at Hepford Park last night. There was similar graffiti earlier in the year that had to be painted over previously. The township maintenance people had to switch from their other […]

The Uniformity Clause

There has been a lot of discussion as a result of last year’s re-assessment and its effect on taxes. We’re still learning the full impact of these changes. Most of Garden City, but not all, seems to have increased in excess of the 4% tax increase in this […]

DelCo Covid and WSSD Masking

Pennyslvania continues to keep its Covid data website up to date with the latest numbers. The amendment made by Wendy Voet at the school board meeting earlier this week states, If Delaware County (or the Wallingford Swarthmore School District catchment area, if that data becomes available) rises above […]

Solicitor Permit Revoked

The Nether Providence Police Department has announced that after numerous complaints, they have revoked the permit of Power Home Remodeling solicitors, Based on receiving numerous formal complaints regarding the aggressive sales tactics of Power Home Remodeling solicitors, and numerous related posts on social media that have been monitored […]

Vigil to Protect Voting Rights

From Moving the Needle, the League of Women Voters of Delaware County and other organizations are hosting a vigil to protect voting rights tomorrow (Friday, Aug 6th) at 6 pm on the Media Courthouse steps. Rep. Scanlon and other leaders will be speaking. Invisible has a page about […]

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 […]

Special WSSD Board Meeting

Yesterday the WSSD superintendent sent out an email about a special board meeting on Aug. 2nd (presumably at 7 pm) to discuss mitigation strategies for the return to in-person school in the fall. Throughout the country, Covid rates are rising rapidly, though unevenly. Southern and western states are […]