Category: Miscellaneous

November General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, November 11th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current… Read more »

Update: Wissahickon Transportation Center

Representatives from the Coalition of Civics – a partnership of local civic associations including WICA, Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association, Manayunk Neighborhood Council, Ridge Park Civic Association, Central Roxborough Civic Association, and Upper Roxborough Civic Association – have met with SEPTA to address questions and concerns raised at the July 1, 2020 Art Commission meeting. Mediated… Read more »

147 Sumac Street Update

After the public meeting and vote held on January 15, 2020 – which resulted in a majority of 75% of the votes opposed to the proposal (27 in support, 85 against, and 1 abstention) – on behalf of the community, WICA members and Josh Cohen from Councilman Jones’ office attended the zoning board hearing on… Read more »

August General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, August 12th at 7pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues. Agenda items include:• Northern Children’s Services Garden Project• Directors & Officers Insurance… Read more »

July General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is July 15th at 7pm, one week later than the standard second Wednesday of the month. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues. Zoom Meeting Link… Read more »

WICA Year In Review 2019-2020

With WICA’s annual officers election this month, we want to take a moment to reflect on the past year and preview what’s in store. We invite you to help us keep the momentum going and get involved.

In Memoriam Jeff Allegretti

We are very sorry to relay the passing of Jeff Allegretti, a former Executive Board Member and Zoning Chair of WICA and longtime champion of our neighborhood. His energetic spirit and commitment to our community will be greatly missed. Our community has suffered a great loss and we are left better for his efforts. WICA offers our sincere condolences… Read more »

June General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is June 12th 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… Read more »

90 Rochelle Ave – Public Meeting & ZBA Hearing

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 »