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Resurfacing Ridley Park's streets

Anywhere you go nowadays in Ridley Park it takes a Parker detour to get around the road crew resurfacing one street or another. If there was ever a temporary inconvenience for a long term improvement; then the resurfacing of Ridley Park's streets is it.

In this part of the resurfacing phase, the crew cuts off the top one and one half inch "wearing surface" of the street, so a new wearing surface can be laid down by another crew. Over the decades,… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 8, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

Good night for our flag too

Thanks for your insight into the life of our flags. When I thought about it I went downtown to the business district last night to check if the flags were having a good night too

The weather was perfect for a stroll and a light breeze made it a great night in Ridley Park to be a flag too.

We walked home around 10PM with your crazy article was still in my head and my pictures ready to go… Continue

Added by Howard McCoy on July 3, 2009 at 11:19am — No Comments

1st day in the life of our new Ridley Park flags

I met up with Dave, Mike and Bob from the Ridley Park Highway Department this morning in East Lake Park.

Their morning was filled with preparation for the holiday weekend and our fireworks display on July 5th, so I don't blame them if the magnitude of the moment escaped them. They were too busy with the parks' grounds to prepare, booths to erect, and the normal tasks of a small town's morning needs to take notice that today was the first day in… Continue

Added by RidleyParkOnline on July 2, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Completion of the tot-lot

Before dinner time last evening I was taking pictures of the finished tot lot in Firehouse Park.


It was thrilling to see it go up in just 1 afternoon.

These guys really know what they're doing

Remember what it looked like in the beginning?

It should be ready for use in a few days when the concrete… Continue

Added by Howard McCoy on June 30, 2009 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Tot Lot moving ahead

I saw the trucks and the activity at Firehouse Park and it looks like we'll have a new tot lot today!

The guys working on the equipment explained there's still a lot of the tot lot to finish off, but it all should be done today, amazing.

After the footers are poured this morning around 11AM the grading and final assembly will begin.…


Added by RidleyParkOnline on June 29, 2009 at 11:43am — 3 Comments

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