Category: Government

Tree Planting at Hepford

This morning was a busy one for Nether Providence’s public works. There were at least two clean-ups in addition to the tree planting at Hepford Park. We had a number of families join us to dig in the dirt, plant trees and rescue errant worms. Commissioners Max Cooper […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes April 12

The WSSD board had a short meeting this month. The video can be found on youtube here. The new superintendent’s remarks start at about 27:30. The student representative talked about the SRS PTO activities and the NPE Reading Olympics as well as the first day of school at […]

Vaccinations for Everyone

Update – its actually tomorrow, April 13th that vaccine eligibility opens up to everyone. Gov. Wolf announced today they are accelerating the vaccine distribution, starting today everyone in PA is eligible to be vaccinated. Appointments can be scheduled with the county here (though its not clear they’ve caught […]

PA EAC conference

Today We Conserve PA held their annual conference for members of environmental advisory commissions. A couple of us from Nether Providence Township planned to attend. The first presentation concerned combining hazard preparedness with environmental benefits – mostly regarding clean water and flooding hazards. Second, we heard from someone […]

WSSD Announces New Superintendent

Defying conventions, WSSD has decided to release good news on a Friday – the new superintendent is expected to be Dr. Wagner Marseille. Dr. Marseille seems to have a broad background as a teacher, coach and administrator currently working as superintendent of Cheltenham School District for the last […]

Historic Bronze Beaver Stolen

The Pennsylvania State Police are asking for help finding who stole a historic bronze beaver and plaque from the intersection of Rose Valley Rd. and Traymore Ln, some time on April 4th or 5th. They had been at that location since 1926. Rose Valley Borough is offering a […]

School Roundtable on Race

Last week the DelCo Times had an article about a roundtable discussion on racism in schools hosted by state Sen. Tim Kearney. The article quotes Colin Woodland of Strath Haven high school about the recent Black Lives Matter Day. “It felt like they were scared of controversy,” Woodland […]