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200 & 214 Kalos Street: Public Meeting Results

The Applicant’s revised plans (October 2019) propose to create six new lots from the two existing lots at 200 and 214 Kalos Street. All existing buildings are to be demolished. The development will include six semi-detached dwelling units (three twins), down from the original nine adjoined townhomes.

Near Neighbors
(250 feet + Same Block)
All Meeting Attendees
(including Near Neighbors)
Support36
Non-Opposition with Provisos318
Oppose411
Abstain00

Date of Meeting: November 18, 2019
Location of Meeting: Wissahickon Presbyterian Church, 5245 Ridge Avenue
Number of Attendees: 35, including WICA President and Zoning Chair

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November General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is November 13th at 7pm. You are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

Meetings are held in the board room of Northern Children’s Services (5301 Ridge Avenue).The easiest way to access the board room is via the 400 block of Righter Street near the field. Parking is available in front of the building.

Love Your Park Fall Service Day

Show our neighborhood parks some love! On November 9, 2019 join us at LaNoce Park or David P. Montgomery Field. Details below. Light refreshments will be provided. Volunteer registration is now open: https://loveyourpark.org/all-events/

LaNoce Park 9am-noon

Help WICA love LaNoce Park by cleaning up the weeds, raking leaves, and planting bulbs and perennials.

David P. Montgomery Field 10am-1pm

Join WICA and the Philadelphia Phillies organization as we clean up the park for the winter. Our biggest job will be raking leaves so please bring your own rake and gloves. Leaf and trash bags will be provided.

October General Membership Meeting – Rescheduled

We will be postponing our regular community meeting on Wednesday, October 9th due to the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur. The meeting is rescheduled on Wednesday, October 16th.

You are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

Meetings are held in the board room of Northern Children’s Services (5301 Ridge Avenue).The easiest way to access the board room is via the 400 block of Righter Street near the field. Parking is available in front of the building.

WICA September Happy Hour Fundraiser

Join your neighbors on the evening of Wednesday, September 25th 5:00-7:00PM at the Wissahickon Brewing Company (3705 W. School House Lane) to socialize and fundraise for a great cause – WICA! We are hard at work trying to preserve and enhance the quality of our neighborhood and we need your support!

One complimentary beer and your second helps support WICA. Dogs and children are welcome. The food truck of the evening is Ramble Pizza.


ShopRite Save-A-Tape Program

Turn your ShopRite purchases into funds for WICA! ShopRite will reimburse WICA for one half of one percent (0.5%) of the total receipts we turn in. Please save your receipts and send them to Lisa Wetzler at 124 Sumac Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128. Receipts can also be brought to any of our meetings or we can also arrange to pick them up from your home. Receipts must be no older than 5 months since the transaction date.

AmazonSmile

You can now support WICA by shopping at AmazonSmile! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to WICA. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know – same products, same prices, same service. We would be honored to receive your support to further our mission of preserving and enhancing the quality of our neighborhood.

September General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is September 11th at 7pm. The meeting will be held in the board room of Northern Children’s Services (5301 Ridge Ave). The easiest way to access the board room is via the 400 block of Righter Street near the field. Parking is available in front of the entrance to the board room. All are welcome to attend.

August General Membership Meeting – CANCELLED

The next General Membership meeting is August 14th at 7pm. The meeting will be held in the board room of Northern Children’s Services (5301 Ridge Ave). The easiest way to access the board room is via the 400 block of Righter Street near the field. Parking is available in front of the entrance to the board room. All are welcome to attend.