Update: At the ZBA hearing held on January 30th, a temporary 5-year variance (expiring 1/31/2024) was approved with provisos, including commercial trash pick-up three times per week. Additional information can be found on the Zoning Appeals website: Appeal #35968 A canine day care (currently Little White Dog Doggie Daycare located in East Falls) has applied for… Read more »
The next General Membership meeting is February 13, 2019 at 7pm. 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 entrance to the board… Read more »
On October 12, 2018, the Philadelphia Historical Commission passed the Ridge Avenue Thematic Historic District designation.This is great news for the ongoing preservation of our neighborhood’s unique character. The initiative seeks to protect historically significant buildings and structures along Ridge Avenue from the Wissahickon Creek to the Montgomery County line.
Join the conversation at State Representative Pam DeLissio’s 77th Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, September 17th at 7pm in the Community Room at Falls Ridge located at 4349 Ridge Ave.
The next General Membership meeting is May 9, 2018 at 7pm. This month’s meeting will be held at the Wissahickon Presbyterian Church at 5245 Ridge Avenue. Matt Wysong, the North/Northwest Senior Planner from the Philadelphia City Planning Commission, will present the final Neighborhood Conservation Overlay (NCO) draft. Per WICA’s Bylaws, nominations for the election of… Read more »
PennDOT is hosting an open house on Wednesday, November 29th at 7pm to provide an update on the upcoming Henry Avenue Safety Improvement Project. The open house will be held in the Downs Auditorium at Jefferson University – East Falls Campus at 4201 Henry Avenue. Visit PennDot.gov for details.
Join the Philadelphia Planning Commission for a public meeting regarding the Wissahickon Gateway Multi-Modal Improvement Plan on October 30th at 6:30pm at Gustine Recreation Center.
Join Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. and the Rebuild team at Roxborough Hospital from 6-8pm on Monday, October 23rd to learn more about Rebuild and what it could mean for our neighborhood.
A meeting was held with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Matt Wysong and staff on June 29, 2017. Present were: Jeannette Brugger-Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, OTIS, Amy Miller-City Planner, Sue Dannenberg-Bike Coaliton, Tim Carey-Philly Bike Club, Geoff Brock and Suzanne Hagner, WICA. Ridge Ave from Kelly Dr to Righter St/Hermit St poses safety issues… Read more »