Join your neighbors and city agencies to discuss solutions to stresses the casinos will place on Philadelphia’s water and sewer systems, traffic flows, and learn the status of casino legislation in Philadelphia City Council and the State Legislature. Continue reading
A hearing to renew NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems) permits from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) was held at Fels Family Center on 1/23. Some 40 people, including representatives from PWD and PA Dept of Environmental Protection and a dozen neighbors, were present. Continue reading
On Friday, January 19th mayor John F. Street welcomed roughly 1,000 Philadelphians to discuss public safety issues. Along with many presenters from every aspect of urban life; government agencies, non-profits, social services providers and religious institutions were members of several town watch and civic associations including EPX. We learned of the city’s strategic plans to help ameliorate violence in 2007. Continue reading
On Tuesday, January 23rd at 7pm in the Fels South Philadelphia Family Center (2407 South Broad Street) the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is holding a public hearing regarding the proposed reauthorization of the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) Clean Water Act pollution permit.
Please come to the meeting to ask DEP to address some of these issues, and let your friends, family and neighbors know to get the word out. Continue reading
In addition to the officer and committee reports which inform our membership on the progress of the Association, there is another great reason to attend these meetings: monthly presentations by city, corporate and non-profit organizations which give us opportunities to improve our way of living.
What you’ve missed if you haven’t been to a General Meeting lately? Continue reading
The Philadelphia Next Great City initiative “Great Expectations” held a local forum for South Philly last night at Neumann-Goretti in the heart of EPX. Nineteen people showed! Continue reading
NOTE: THIS WALK HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE WEATHER!!
We’ll walk January 17th and 26th, starting at 7pm. We will meet at the corner of 11th and Mifflin.
**Walks are scheduled on the first and third Wednesdays of each month starting at the corner of 11th & Mifflin Streets at 7:00pm**
Questions or want to get involved? Email us at townwatch at epcrossing dot org!