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“Green Streets” Projects Underway

  Sidewalk improvements and new trees The Philadelphia Water Dept. has begun two small but important Green Streets projects in our neighborhood. They’ll be installing sidewalk bump-outs and tree trenches outside the NL Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount, and Bodine High School on George St. These projects improve storm water management, ease pedestrian street […]

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Updates on Piazza Incident, Finnigan’s Wake, & Property Taxes from June General Membership Meeting

  It was a packed house at last Thursday’s NLNA General Membership Meeting. Erika Goldberg was elected to fill a vacant board seat. Ellen Mogell of Honey’s Sit-n-Eat received the NLNA’s Community Service Award. Updates on issues discussed at the meeting: Property Taxes. On June 28, City Council voted for final passage of legislation delaying AVI […]

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Finnigan’s Wake Project Legalized over Community Objections

So far, more than 175 neighbors have chosen to make their views heard on the Finnigan’s Wake issue.  Want to add your voice? Click here Despite previous assurances, and over the NLNA’s strong objection, last week Councilman Mark Squilla moved forward with a bill legalizing the construction of 2nd and 3rd story outdoor balconies for […]

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