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The Water Tower Advisory Council’s 2022 fundraising campaign is celebrating after reaching the halfway point in its goal of raising $100,000. more
Once again, we are being steamrolled and slow-walked by the City of Philadelphia Streets Department. more
Last week, a reader posted an editorial about how he liked the new street lights. Everyone is entitled to their opinion; we do, after all, still live in a democracy (I think). more
With heat waves reaching record temperatures across Northwest Philadelphia, we know that we’re out of time. more
You work hard and pay your taxes, often unaware of how these tax dollars are spent. But here’s a doozy. more
In contrast to some opinions recently expressed regarding the new streetlights in Chestnut Hill, we have been pleasantly surprised by both the level and quality of lighting. more
Three observations regarding the news that a major commercial property owner is seeking to downsize its retail holdings. more
The news that Georgia will be investigating its legislators has put Georgia on my mind.  more
Philadelphia’s new bill sponsored by at-large City Councilmember Katherine Gilmore Richardson to encourage tree canopy growth in Philadelphia is an important legislative work. more
MJ Fischer’s untimely passing leaves a significant void in our community. more
Not only do bright lights bother people, they harm insects. more
The Local is recruiting board members. If you have an interest in local journalism, experience in law, finance, marketing, development, strategy or media, and would like to learn more about possibly … more
I am a regular SEPTA rider and know changes are coming very soon to public transportation in Philadelphia.  more
Late last month, a young person was struck and killed by a speeding driver along Germantown Avenue near Uncle Bobbie’s, a popular neighborhood coffee and book shop. more
“Members of the Schuylkill Center are part of a special community of nature and wildlife champions whose generous support furthers our mission." more
True confessions, we were a few days late paying our June estimated quarterly taxes more
The story about reckless driving, and the recent AP story about traffic deaths really missed the mark. more
In a meeting held over Zoom on Thursday, June 30, leadership from the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (SCEE) unveiled their plan to sell off 24 acres of donated forested land. more
I enjoyed reading Pat Cove’s article about the importance of preserving interiors of historic buildings to not only understand the architecture of the past, but how people lived and thought. more
At the age of 67, I just did something I’d never done before. I used the Heimlich Maneuver on somebody. more
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