Category: Government

Candidate List for May 2021 Primary

The Delaware County Bureau of Elections has posted their unofficial list of candidates running in the primary on May 18th. The last day to register to vote in the May primary (or switch parties to vote in a primary) is May 3rd. You can register to vote online […]

Is a Change Coming to Chester?

I wrote in the first post here that the primary inspiration for this blog was the Chester Matters blog that covers local issues in Chester City in a way that the press doesn’t. Now that blog’s author, Stefan Roots is running for City Council in Chester with an […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes, 22 March 2021

The video of the relatively short board meeting is located on Youtube here and the agenda is available on Board Docs here. Opening Announcements Both the board president and superintendent highlighted the need for people to behave responsibly over spring break. They also highlighted the return to 4.5 […]

CRC Cleanup at Leiper Park

Today was the annual CRC stream cleanup and we had a beautiful day for it. This year there were only two locations in Nether Providence – the Smedley site, which is always full, and Leiper Park. So we headed over to Leiper Park. There was a great turnout, […]

Of Incinerators and Roads

Since this blog is essentially the only media coverage of Nether Providence Township meetings, there are two topics from last week’s meeting that warrant further discussion. Covanta’s Chester Incinerator The first is the Covanta incinerator in Chester. Built in 1992, the incinerator in Chester is one of the […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes Mar 8, 2021

The WSSD held its usual meeting last night. The meeting can be found on Youtube here, and the agenda and documents can be found in board notes online here. Both focus topics concerned the plans to return to full in-person education for all students currently attending as part […]

The Fog of School

Tonight the school board will discuss plans to return many more students to the classroom. Before that starts we should review the current round of return for elementary school students. In February when the board was discussing the return for elementary school students, it was pointed out that […]