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
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
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
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.