Springfield Township
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It’s not every day that a municipality condemns land to preserve open space. But the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners did just that on Sept. 14. more
For most of us, it's easy to take a flush toilet for granted. more
Millions of boys in this country undoubtedly dream of one day being a Major League baseball player. more
Comcast, the internet giant, has given a $10,000 grant to the Creative Healing Teen Center in the Flourtown Commons, which provides therapy for troubled teenagers. more
Chestnut Hill 410 E. Gravers Ln. 4BR 2.5BA, $775,000   609 Saint Andrews Rd. 4BR 5.5BA, $3 million   7826 Devon St. 3BR 1BA, $375,000   7601 Crittenden … more
A Mt. Airy couple and a Springfield Township woman reached out to the Local last week to report checks they said were stolen from the USPS collection box in front of the Market Square Post Office. more
Springfield Township Commissioners Eddie Graham, Susanna Ratsavong, Michael Maxwell and Jonathan Cobb constituted a quorum for the July workshop and business meetings in the absence of Commissioners … more
Mt. Airy Day, the annual festival celebrating the Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood, has been cancelled because of weather forecasts predicting rain and thunderstorms this weekend. more
Board of Commissioners All seven commissioners attended the May workshop meeting (Board President Eddie Graham and Commissioner Michael Maxwell participated virtually). Graham and Commissioner … more
Tamarindo’s, whose comfort food is as comfortable as a pair of flat shoes, is named for the tamarind, a fruit common in the Yucatán. more
“It is a very offensive flag to the African American community,” said Ed Graham, one of several commissioners to speak out against the logo. “There is no such thing as Blue Lives Matter. That doesn’t represent an ethnicity of people [like Black Lives Matter].” more
A police investigation was launched in the aftermath of the findings, which has led to arrest warrants for two people living outside the state. more
This is the story of one woman’s mission, a mission that called her to a craft, then a career, and finally, to a dream she has just recognized. more
Jim Lee, Springfield Township Commissioner for Ward 3, provides some additional thoughts and context as there continues to be a lot of dialogue being shared by neighbors and various interested parties about Haws Lane. more
First, they wanted to build a 55-unit senior housing apartment complex, then a 41-unit townhouse complex, then 36-units. Still the neighbors said no.  Now the company is opting for a behavioral  health facility – something they don’t need to get neighbors approval to build.  more
New Police hires and promotions; Preliminary presentation - 1110 Willow Grove Avenue development; Proposed Haws Lane Development; 2022 Budget Presentation; Mermaid park tree planting; and Holiday lights competition. more
Bill Siemering, a resident of Wyndmoor for the last 35 years, will be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame on October 28, two days after his 87th birthday. He was influential in setting up National Public Radio. more
The township’s Emergency Operations Center received 41 damage assessment reports from residents living in watershed areas in Wyndmoor, Erdenheim, Flourtown and Oreland. Ford offered 12 potential projects for stormwater management improvements ranging from retrofitting and expanding existing inlets, storm sewers, and detention basins to new sewer and detention basin construction, and a community program encouraging residents to use rain barrels. more
Providing Covid safety and protection has been Keystone Care’s mission from the start. Last Spring, Keystone Care teamed up with the School District of Springfield Township and administered first and second vaccines to more than 500 students, as well as vaccinating students at Saint Genevieve School in Flourtown and Our Mother of Consolation in Chestnut Hill. more
The most recent preliminary plans offered by MEH Investments for townhomes have been retracted due to lack of support and agreement about what the public would like to see at the property. more
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