Category: Government

Election Season 2022

Its the time of year where the leaves are just starting to change and fall while yard signs are starting to bloom as if a parody of spring. Dates and Voting Links The last day to register to vote in the election is October 24th. Youth that turn […]

New Playgrounds

The new Hepford Park playground is seeing regular use – you can already see the grooves carved into the ground already. Meanwhile installation of a playground is underway at Gouley Park, township employees were at work on it yesterday. There are still more playgrounds to come though. The […]

Surveillance in WSSD

Yesterday the DelCo Times ran a front page story about WSSD’s new student tracking program, With the new school year, Strath Haven High School has rolled out a high-tech solution to monitor students who head out of the classroom when nature calls, or any other out-of-classroom activity. Lindsey […]

Emergency Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and the Delaware County Council has a number of suggestions. They link to the state’s website with many more links. There’s still a few Emergency Preparedness Education opportunities scheduled, including one at the Springfield Public library on September 14th at 1 pm. You […]

WSSD Board Vacancy, Take 2

A reader pointed out the last article about the upcoming school board vacancy cited the notice the district put up last year in 2021 when Marylin Huff left. Last week they took that down and yesterday they put up the new notice to replace Jennifer Lentz in Region […]

Water Stories

There’s a number of water stories going on right now in Delaware County. It’s been a dry summer, and Delaware County is on the edge of a region of Pennsylvania included in a drought watch, The state Department of Environmental Protection has declared a drought watch for 36 […]

New Playgrounds

This summer, Nether Providence Township built a new, pirate-themed playground at Hepford Park. The township is now starting work on a playground and rain garden at Gouley Park as part of the restoration efforts for the park there. The post says it should be finished by the end […]

Nether Providence Workshop Meeting, August 2022

The board of commissioners held their regular workshop meeting on August 11th. The video is available online, as is the agenda. Public Comments The board discussed the Ridley Dr. subdivision project (at Ridley and Chestnut), and approved a variety of waivers regarding curbs, sidewalks, street widening, street lights […]

A Look At Waste

While recycling is collected by a contractor chosen by the township, Nether Providence residents are left on their own to dispose of their waste. The township lists six haulers that currently collect trash in the township. A few decades ago, the township considered changing to a single hauler […]