Far Northeast: Change in Districts Means New Representation for Some Residents

Far Northeast: Change in Districts Means New Representation for Some Residents

In 2016, Philadelphia will be going through a change. City Council districts will be changing and bringing areas under new direction and jurisdiction. The Councilmanic Districts bill, passed in 2011 by City Council, states the change to district lines, and that the new lines “shall not affect the elected members of Council during the term […]

 

Port Richmond: Fate Of Nativity BVM Lies In The Hands Of The State Supreme Court

Port Richmond: Fate Of Nativity BVM Lies In The Hands Of The State Supreme Court

Members of the Port Richmond community continue to pray a verdict will soon be reached on a proposal to convert the abandoned Nativity BVM School into senior housing. The school closed its doors in 2008. No ruling from the State Supreme Court has been announced and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is looking to secure an […]

 

Bridesburg: Delaware Avenue Extension to Help Traffic, Increase Waterfront Access

Bridesburg: Delaware Avenue Extension to Help Traffic, Increase Waterfront Access

The Bridesburg community is in the midst of a major change. The Philadelphia Department of Streets has embarked on the first new major road creation in more than a decade – the extension of Delaware Avenue. “Delaware Avenue is going to be a very critical road because it’s going to act kind of like a […]