Jun 07

Central Roxborough Civic Association monthly ...

Central Roxborough Civic Association monthly meeting, 7:30 PM this evening, Levering Presbyterian Church.

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May 24

Thanks to everyone who came out for our fundr...

Thanks to everyone who came out for our fundraiser at Tavern On Ridge yesterday.

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May 03

The next regular meeting of the Central Roxbo...

The next regular meeting of the Central Roxborough Civic Association will be held Thursday, May 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Leverington Church (6301 Ridge Avenue.) One appeal for zoning relief will be discussed. Please come out and join us! The agenda for the meeting is below. Parking is generously provided by Leverington Church in their parking lot, accessible from Ridge Avenue. Welcome and general announcements. Updates will be provided on recent and/or ongoing zoning matters, and one new request for zoning relief will be presented to the community for consideration. The owner of the properties at 438-40 Lyceum Avenue (northwest corner at Mitchell Street) seeks zoning relief to permit existing non-conforming multi-family uses in both existing structures. The parcels are zoned RSA-3, which permits semi-detached single-family dwellings. For some time these houses have been used as apartment houses. 438 is zoned for single-family use but currently operates as a triplex, and 440 is a legal four-family dwelling but currently has five apartment units. These use refusals arose out of a desire on the part of the owner to subdivide the rear portion of the properties into two additional building lots. The lots to be created conform with the dimensional requirements of the RSA-3 zoning district. Additional information concerning zoning issues can always be found at the Zoning page of the CRCA website: http://crca.us/crca/zoning/index.html Come on out to Tavern on Ridge on Wednesday, May 23rd and enjoy great food and drink AND help support your local civic association! Proceeds from food and beverage purchases made between 5 and 7 p.m. will be donated to the CRCA. Thanks to Tavern on Ridge for generously supporting the CRCA and helping to ensure that we can continue to advocate for the Roxborough community. We'll see you there! Spring has sprung (for real this time) and several clean-up events in April have set the stage for a beautiful May throughout our neighborhood. Abundant thanks go out to the volunteers who helped get Edling Park and Green Lane spruced up on April 7th. The day was a great success and many bags filled with trash and weeds were collected by our partners in the City Sanitation Division. Regular clean-ups and plantings occur throughout the growing season and into the late autumn, so if you're interested in working to beautify Roxborough, get in touch with the members of Roxborough Green. And while we're on the subject of planting, did you know that the City of Philadelphia will plant a street tree in front of your house for free? All you have to do is ask! May 7th is the deadline for applications for the fall planting scheduled for November 16th-18th. Forms are available upon request. Closing remarks and adjournment. Visit us at CRCA.us, email info@CRCA.US, or call 215-930-0397. Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. view our membership site Copyright © 2015, CRCA, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: PO Box 25859, Philadelphia, PA, 19128 unsubscribe from this list | update subscription preferences This email was sent to ehotham@yahoo.com why did I get this? unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences Central Roxborough Civic Association · P.O. Box 25859 · Philadelphia, PA 19128 · USA Email Marketing Powered by MailChimp

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May 02

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Your shopping matters. This Mother's Day, shop for Mom at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2499527 and Amazon donates to Central Roxborough Civic Assoc.

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Apr 27

Join the Central Roxborough Civic Association...

Join the Central Roxborough Civic Association at The Tavern On Ridge, Wednesday, May 23rd, 5-7 PM, corner Ridge & Conarroe. Proceeds to benefit the CRCA and help support a local Roxborough business.

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Apr 12

CRCA clean-up this Saturday 9 AM at Edling Pa...

CRCA clean-up this Saturday 9 AM at Edling Park, corner of Shurs & Terrace. Please bring garden tools and gloves if you can. Please join us.

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Apr 03

Central Roxborough Civic Association monthly ...

Central Roxborough Civic Association monthly meeting: Thursday, April 5th, 7:30 PM at Leverington Presbyterian Church across from Gorgas Park. Agenda: 6128 Ridge Avenue: RCO presentation for variance request for the Bank on the corner of Ridge and Green Lane. This building was historically designated a few years ago, which both protects it and places limitations on. It is zoned CMX-2.5, allowing a mix of commercial on the ground floor, and residential above. Please come for this presentation to consider the future of this key building, which has been sitting empty for well over a decade. 420-24 Seville Street: This variance for four townhouses was presented on April 2nd, to the coordinating RCO, Wissahickon Neighbors Civic Association. Voter Registration: Staff from the Philadelphia City Commissioners will make a brief presentation about the upcoming election and be present for registering voters. The last day to register is April 16. Street Tree Requests: The deadline for applications is May 7, for trees that will be planted Nov. 16-18. Forms will be available at the meeting.

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Apr 03

Please join us this Saturday 9 AM at Edling P...

Please join us this Saturday 9 AM at Edling Park, corner Terrace & Shurs Lane for a Spring Clean-up. Please bring garden tools and gloves if you can.

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Mar 07

Next CRCA meeting: Thursday, April 5th, 7:30 ...

Next CRCA meeting: Thursday, April 5th, 7:30 PM, Leverington Presbyterian Church

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Jan 29

CRCA monthly meeting, Thursday, Feb. 1, 7:30 ...

CRCA monthly meeting, Thursday, Feb. 1, 7:30 PM, Leverington Church. Agenda: 1. Folk Song Society review of variance to permit entertainment. 2. 5900 Ridge (church at Ridge & Roxborough) Variance to permit business use for property zoned residential. 3. Election of officers (postponed from Jan.).

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Jan 22

Central Roxborough Civic Association is now o...

Central Roxborough Civic Association is now on Amazon Smile. remember us when you purchase on Amazon: smile.amazon.com

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Jan 04

The Central Roxborough Civic Association meet...

The Central Roxborough Civic Association meeting scheduled for 7:30 PM this evening has been cancelled. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, February 8th. For further information contact info@crca.us

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Nov 06

Central Roxborough Civic Association Parking...

Central Roxborough Civic Association Parking Study Workshop Saturday, November 11 AM - Noon. Roxborough Hospital Auditorium 5800 Ridge Avenue Bring your parking concerns, issues and ideas to discuss and strategize parking solutions for the Central Roxborough Civic Association neighborhood. Thanks to our sponsors: Acme Market, Wawa, Shoprite and State Representative Pamela DeLissio.

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