2-22-2017 What’s up with the dam coming down?

Feb 10, 2017 by

Public Meeting about 3rd Street & Broomall’s Dam with DEP On Wednesday, February 22 at 6pm, at the Media Borough Parlor...

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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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Our 5th Anniversary!

Jul 14, 2016 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park first met on July 14, 2011 at Seven Stones Café in Media. We organized in response to the threat to...

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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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Historical Maps!

Dec 16, 2014 by

For those who love history, maps, or both(!), it is interesting to track the progression of development surrounding the land that is...

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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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Update: PA DEP & Broomall’s Lake Water Level

Nov 22, 2013 by

As we previously reported, on June 12 this year, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) siphoned water from...

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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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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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Letter to the Editor on DEP and Broomall’s Dam

Jun 10, 2013 by

What follows is our Letter to the Editor sent on June 10, 2013 to local newspapers:    On May 10, 2013, the Pennsylvania...

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