Category: Government

Vote On Tuesday

Tomorrow, Nov. 2nd is Election Day for local and judicial offices in Pennsylvania. Walking around Garden City, I’ve heard from people not planning to vote. Here’s some of the reasons, “These offices aren’t important.” County councilors, township commissioners and school board members have narrower responsibilities than state and […]

Representation

At the school board meeting this week, a parent complained about two books in the school library. Both books are by LGBT authors of color. Several speakers that followed spoke in response about the many reasons for supporting LGBT youth in our community. And part of that support […]

WSSD School Board Meeting, 25 October, 2021

The school board held its regularly scheduled meeting on October 25th. The video is available on Youtube and the agenda is available on Board Docs. Reports The student representative’s report mentioned the fall festivals and other activities, but largely focused on conversations with Superintendent Marseille. They discussed changes […]

Can You Help With a Bake Sale?

The last time the NPE PTO ran a bake sale on Election Day, it was a fantastic fundraiser for the school. They’re looking to do it again this year on November 2nd at NPE, and it looks like there’s still a need for help. I can’t find a […]

Today’s Community Events and More

There are two events this evening of interest to the community. At 5:30, Superintendent Wagner is holding his last community conversation (at least for this round of them), at NPE. Anyone is welcome, and the weather looks like it’ll be nice for it. I believe its at the […]

Nether Providence Workshop Meeting, October 2021

Nether Providence Township held its regular workshop meeting last night. The relatively short meeting is available on Youtube. There were no opening reports or public comments, but the commissioners announced a proclamation for Hope for Hallie Teen Mental Health Awareness Day. As part of the ongoing budget process, […]

2021 Election Guide for Garden City

I’m told that the first round of mail-in ballots are going out this week, so its time to look through what’s on the ballot in Garden City and surrounding areas. A reminder that you still have until October 18th to register to vote and until October 26th to […]

WSSD School Board Meeting, October 11th

The school board held its regular meeting on October 11th. The short meeting is available on Youtube, and the agenda is available on Board Docs. Student Representative Report Its homecoming week with a football game and dance. The middle school has 36 different clubs available for students from […]