Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St. in Media, will host its Spring Book Sale on April 27 and 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and April 29, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (extended hours on bag day by popular demand!)



MEDIA – The Media-Upper Providence Free Library, 1 E. Front St. in Media, will host its Spring Book Sale on April 27 and 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and April 29, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (extended hours on bag day by popular demand!) Offering more than 40,000 books, magazines, DVDs, records, games and collectibles, this popular, highly anticipated event draws people from throughout the county and beyond.
 
The items are donated throughout the year by residents in and around Media and Upper Providence. Thanks to this generosity, the sale is able to offer a range of materials that appeal to people of all ages and interests. Most items are priced between $1-$2 on Saturday, and are half priced on Sunday.  Monday is $5 bag day. 
 
A dedicated team of volunteers spends many hours organizing, pricing and arranging the materials. The volunteers also promote and staff the event.
 
“These dedicated volunteers are experts in the subject areas they oversee. Through the years, they’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge that rivals any book seller. They do an outstanding job organizing and running our book sale,” says Sandra Samuel, the library’s director.
 
The main sale will be in the basement of the library, which is fully accessible with wide aisles and an elevator.
 
All proceeds from the sale benefit the library.
 
For more information, visit mediauplibrary.org, visit the library’s social media sites, or contact librarysalemupl@gmail.com or 610-566-1918.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

After being "Fixed" in 2014 for ~$900,000, Olive Street Garage will need to be repaired again at almost $1,000,000. Lack of maintenance and repair cited as factors.



Media Borough Council spent ~$900,000 back in 2014 and didn't quite learn their lesson.  Based on the recent report by Structure Care on Olive Street Garage, almost $1,000,000 will be needed to repair it again, if it's not deemed a tear down upon favorable replacements costs.

I can't seem to find who signed off on the 2014 repair and what recourse was pursued for issues that soon surfaced two years later, but that might not matter.  Apparently, from the assessment below the new repairs are needed due to lack of ongoing maintenance, repairs and considerations towards snow removal activities.  Essentially, neglect.



Thursday, April 11, 2019

Almost an entire block in Media PA going for $3,500,000


Almost an entire block in Media (Baltimore Ave) hits the market potentially giving way to further development.  This was part of the original purchase by Eli Kahn Development that included the Towne House Property.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Will the lack of progress on the Third Street Bridge affect how you vote this November?

Will the lack of progress on the Third Street Bridge affect how you vote this November?  The accident on Baltimore Pike that caused the traffic jam in Media this evening illustrates the dire need to have ancillary access via Third Street Bridge.


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Nativity CYO is partnering with Philly Parks and Rec to collect NEW adult and youth bathing suits, flip flops, beach towels and goggles for distribution in a few of the city's public pools where they are most needed.



Nativity CYO is partnering with Philly Parks and Rec to collect NEW adult and youth bathing suits, flip flops, beach towels and goggles for distribution in a few of the city's public pools where they are most needed. Collection is in the Nativity gym (Gayley and Jefferson streets this Monday from 6 until 730pm. Between 6 and 6:15 they can hand them to the men in the street in front of the entrance.