Category: Government

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 […]

Election 2021 Update

The county has posted the initial write-in counts from the May primary. The following candidates appear to have been successfully written in: Francis Bernhart, Republican for Nether Providence Tax Collector James Mason, Democrat for Judge of Election, Ward 3 Kristy Chen, Democrat for Inspector of Election, Ward 1, […]

Pop-up Vaccination Sites in Nether Providence

Tomorrow (June 4th) Delaware County’s pop-up vaccination clinic will be visiting Garden City and South Media Fire Companies. They’ll have Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines available according to the website. No appointments are needed, and the shots are free. They’ll be at Garden City Fire Co. from […]

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 […]

Nether Providence Legislative Meeting, May 2021

The Nether Providence Board of Commissioners held their regular legislative meeting on May 27th. The video is available on Youtube here. A moment of silence was held for the recent passing of former township commissioner Merv Harris, who served as a state representative and wrote one of the […]

Information and Help from the County

Today at the Springfield vaccine clinic I usually volunteer at, they had a number of useful flyers with information and help available from the county. Please share if you know anyone that could benefit. First up is the flyer for DelCo’s Emergency Rental Assistance program, which can help […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes, May 24, 2021

The WSSD board held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 24, the video is available on Youtube and the agenda and documentation is on BoardDocs. The meeting was shorter than average, with only a single, short focus topic. Student representative report SRS received thanks from the AHA for […]

Primary Election Results 2021

The early results are in with 95.3% of Delaware County precincts having reported so far (state results here). In Nether Providence, it appears most results are in except the small 6-1 precinct is still unreported (there were roughly 50 votes cast there between mail-in and Election Day so […]

Today is Primary Day 2021

Today is the 2021 primary, polls will be open from 7 am until 8 pm. Here in Nether Providence, we are voting on contested primaries and four ballot initiatives – three constitutional amendments and one referendum. I have canvassed all of Garden City over the past few weeks […]