Posts Tagged ‘Friends of the Wissahickon’

Incident On Wissahickon White Trail, Or, An Open Letter To Dog People

Incident On Wissahickon White Trail, Or, An Open Letter To Dog People

April 10, 2014  |  Soapbox

While hiking alone yesterday in the Wissahickon, Brad Maule encountered two dogs running off-leash, and they didn't respond well to his trash grabbing apparatus > more

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

Casino Applicant Makes Neighborhood A Promise—For A Price

January 15, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Blatstein pushing for early neighborhood benefits agreement, City ready for bids for Manayunk Bridge trail project, Wissahickon receives $1 million for trail and wayfinding systems, and a return to the days of Philly Progressivism > more

City Making Progress In Tax Collection Efforts

City Making Progress In Tax Collection Efforts

December 6, 2013  |  Morning Blend

How the Nutter administration is faring with delinquency collection campaign, Friends of the Wissahickon look ahead, coffins found by PWD in North Philly, and the need for more density and less cars > more

City Plans To Sell 31 Unused School Buildings

City Plans To Sell 31 Unused School Buildings

August 30, 2013  |  Morning Blend

Unburdening the School District of its unnecessary holdings, Temple’s President talks about upcoming master plan for campus, contractors allegedly too cheap too avoid building collapse, “blended learning” for one Germantown school, and another productive summer in the Wissahickon > more

Clarke Wants To Amend New Zoning Code For More Parking

Clarke Wants To Amend New Zoning Code For More Parking

November 8, 2012  |  Morning Blend

Clarke doesn't want to give the zoning code time to breathe, unique Philly polling stations, remembering Pennsylvania Hall, University of the Sciences to expand, and planting at the Cresheim Creek > more