Broomall’s Dam Removal

Apr 25, 2017 by

With Broomall’s Dam scheduled to be partially removed in the near future, we thought it was relevant to provide an in-depth recap of...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: new Spring date for partial dam...

Jan 23, 2017 by

As we previously reported, the PA Department of Environmental Protection decided in October 2015 to schedule a partial breach of...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: Temporary Partial Breach this fall

May 23, 2016 by

As we reported in October 2015, the the PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) will conduct a “temporary partial...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: PennDOT Funding

Nov 14, 2015 by

PennDOT May Not Pay for Dam Replacement if a Bridge is Less Expensive Responding to the decision by the Pennsylvania Department of...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: temporary dam removal

Oct 15, 2015 by

As reported by Media Borough Council President Brian Hall at tonight’s Council meeting, the PA Department of Environmental...

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Broomall’s Dam Update: Ownership & Emergency Action Pla...

Jul 20, 2015 by

On Thursday, July 16th, the seven members of Media Borough Council voted unanimously for a resolution declaring that the Borough was...

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Third Street Update & Dam Construction Timeline

Apr 10, 2015 by

John Harrison from Schnabel Engineering gave an update on the Third Street project at the Media Borough Council Workshop meeting on...

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Third Street Litigation: Ruling by Judge Proud

Jun 28, 2014 by

We are disappointed to report that Judge Proud ruled yesterday in favor of BLCC’s Petition for Contempt and Enforcement of...

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A Year in the 1.1 Acre

Jun 3, 2014 by

In 2013, we kept a photojournal to document the planned construction area in Glen Providence Park for Broomall’s Dam at 3rd...

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Third Street Litigation: Hearing with Judge Proud

May 9, 2014 by

Today was the hearing before Judge Proud between Media Borough, Broomall’s Lake Country Club (BLCC), and Delaware County. The...

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3rd Street Update & Broomall’s Dam Safety

Apr 24, 2014 by

There was no resolution to the 3rd Street Litigation at the March 31 conference before Judge Proud,with Media Borough, Broomall’s...

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Update: 3rd Street & Broomall’s Lake

Mar 19, 2014 by

There is a conference about the 3rd Street Litigation scheduled for March 31, 2014 between Media Borough, Broomall’s Lake...

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2-22-2014 Winter Nature & History Walk

Feb 12, 2014 by

Join us for a winter walk in Glen Providence Park! Learn about winter characteristics of the park’s native shrubs and plants,...

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1.1 Acre Project – Fall 2013

Jan 27, 2014 by

It’s our Fall installment of our photos of Glen Providence Park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam! Wildlife...

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3rd Street Litigation Update: Commonwealth Court

Dec 12, 2013 by

A December 9, 2013 ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court vacated Judge Proud’s February 2013 Order revoking the Stipulation...

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Fall Update: 3rd Street Litigation Status

Nov 18, 2013 by

Currently we await a decision by the Commonwealth Court on whether it will reinstate the 2011 Stipulation Agreement between Media...

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1.1 Acre Project – Summer 2013

Sep 1, 2013 by

We continued to visit Glen Providence Park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam during the hot and unusually(!) wet...

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Protect the Park – Remove the Dam – Restore the ...

Aug 10, 2013 by

It’s a dam, not a bridge. Broomall’s Dam on Third Street is often called a “bridge.” In fact, it is a high hazard dam with a...

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April 1.1 Acre Project: Historical Springs

Jul 12, 2013 by

As we visited the park’s 1.1 Acre construction area for Broomall’s Dam throughout the month of April, it was exciting to...

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PA DEP & Broomall’s Lake Water Level

Jun 12, 2013 by

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) is siphoning water from Broomall’s Lake. This is in...

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