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September 2010 Blog Posts (6)

September Borough Council Meeting

Five mature shade trees at the Crum Lynne railroad station in Ridley

Park were saved from being cut down through the watchful eye of borough

councilman Jared Brennan. Brennan

said he noticed white xs on the trees on West Ridley Avenue at the

station where SEPTA was planning to repair steps leading from the street

to the station platform. The councilman said he realized that x on the

trees meant they were to be chopped down. See the full story from… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 24, 2010 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Crossing Guards - Ridley Park's dangerous assignment

Standing in the middle of the street with a reflective yellow vest and a hand held stop sign, Jerry the crossing guard dodges moving cars, and tries to avoid bodily injury every school day to help my grand daughter and me cross West Ridley to Lakeview; it's more than a dangerous assignment -… Continue

Added by Howard McCoy on September 23, 2010 at 3:42pm — 37 Comments

What can be recycled in Ridley Park?

Can someone please direct me to the detailed list of what Ridley Park is recycling? i'm particularly interested in the numbers of plastics that will be taken. Thanks!

Added by Rebecca Clemmer on September 22, 2010 at 9:26am — 2 Comments

209 E. Ridley Ave Wins Preservation Award

Mike Beatty and his restored house at 209 E.

Ridley Ave. received Ridley Park's 2010 Historic Preservation Award. The

qualifications for maintenance and authenticity are based on the United

States secretary of the interior’s standards for the treatment of

historic… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on September 13, 2010 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Check out the book supply at Park House Coffee

I just stopped in and dropped off about 8 "new" books. Look on the windowsill to the right as you come in and help yourself. Why not stop in for a sip of something tasty and a moment's relaxation?

Added by Rebecca Clemmer on September 11, 2010 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Hummingbirds!

Perhaps some of you see these little treasures regularly, but we were surprised to see a pair last evening. Are they common/seen where you live in Ridley Park? I can count on one hand the number of hummingbirds I've seen in 25 years.

Added by Rebecca Clemmer on September 7, 2010 at 7:03am — 4 Comments

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