Category: Government

Election Day 2022

Today, Tuesday November 8th is Election Day if you’ve somehow missed the millions of ads that have been running for the past several months. Polls open at 7 am and will be open until 8 pm today. The county has a useful collection of voter resources here. The […]

2022 October Township Legislative Meeting

The township board of commissioners held their usual meeting on October 27th. The video is available online and the agenda is on the township website. Opening Rep. Krueger was present to recognize two Eagle scouts for their work in the township. She was also on hand to present […]

Hit And Run and Swarthmore Trees

Two short stories today. Yesterday a truck hit WSSD bus 1. Many parents got calls that their children were absent from school (which caused panic) before the SHMS principal sent out an email explaining what happened. The Nether Providence Police are looking for assistance. Hit and Run. At […]

WSSD Demographics

The WSSD demographic study was presented at the school board meeting last night. You can see the report here. The discussion at the board meeting didn’t add much to it, but its on the board meeting video at the 44th minute. It’s great to have this data and […]

Township Workshop Meeting, October 2022

The October Workshop Meeting of the Nether Providence Board of Commissioners took place as scheduled on October 13th. The video is available online (and the sound quality is the best yet!) and the agenda is available on the township’s website. Opening The township is accepting applications for the […]

161st State House District Election

Today the DelCo Times has what’s probably the longest coverage we’ll get of the 161st House District ahead of November’s election. The 161st district was redrawn this year, removing Swarthmore, thus making the district even more competitive. The district now includes Aston, Brookhaven, Chester Township, Nether Providence, Rose […]

School and Sleep

This weekend Ars Technica had a nice review of a new book released this summer, “The Sleep Deprived Teen” about school start times. I haven’t read the book, but the article provides a nice summary of the book’s familiar main points. For instance, here are some of the […]