Category: Government

Vigil to Protect Voting Rights

From Moving the Needle, the League of Women Voters of Delaware County and other organizations are hosting a vigil to protect voting rights tomorrow (Friday, Aug 6th) at 6 pm on the Media Courthouse steps. Rep. Scanlon and other leaders will be speaking. Invisible has a page about […]

Nether Providence Police Accredited

The Nether Providence Police department announced yesterday on Facebook (dated over a week ago), that they have been accredited by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission (PLEAC). What does this mean? PLEAC is an program run by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. According to their website, the […]

Special WSSD Board Meeting

Yesterday the WSSD superintendent sent out an email about a special board meeting on Aug. 2nd (presumably at 7 pm) to discuss mitigation strategies for the return to in-person school in the fall. Throughout the country, Covid rates are rising rapidly, though unevenly. Southern and western states are […]

WSSD Board Meeting Notes, 19 July 2021

The WSSD board held its single July meeting tonight. The video can be seen on Youtube and the agenda is available in BoardDocs. There were no focus topics tonight. Superintendent’s Report The new superintendent opened with a wide-ranging statement. First he spoke about the letter he sent out […]

NPE is not a Great Place to be a Tree

Hopefully the piece last week convinced you that trees provide numerous benefits to the people that use the space around them. This past weekend I took a look at the township’s largest land-owner, the school district. The schools have planted a fair number of trees, but they tend […]

Electronics Recycling/Shredding Today

This is a reminder that the township’s electronics recycling and shredding event is today (Saturday, July 17) 9 am – 1 pm at Gouley Park (formerly Summit School). More details can be found on the township’s website. A reminder that some items have a fee, the website has […]