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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Statement of Support for Dam Removal & Stream Restorati...

Apr 18, 2013 by

On Monday, February 25, 2013, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas Judge James Proud revoked the 2011 Stipulation Agreement between...

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1941 Nature Guide!

Apr 13, 2013 by

We were delighted and amazed to find a copy of the 1941 Nature Guide to Glen Providence Park in the Media Historic Archives, after...

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The 1.1 Acre Project

Feb 5, 2013 by

It’s our 2013 project to document the plants and wildlife in Glen Providence Park!  We’ll continue our photojournal of...

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3rd Street: Litigation Status Update

Feb 4, 2013 by

The legal dispute between Broomall’s Lake Country Club (BLCC) and Media Borough over the proposed design of the Third Street dam...

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Dam Safety: Current & Future

Nov 7, 2012 by

We are relieved that Broomall’s Dam withstood Hurricane Sandy last week, but thought we should share what we learned about the...

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Petition for Contempt from BLCC

Oct 13, 2012 by

On September 20, Media Borough Council voted on a compromise resolution for the design of the 3rd Street Dam, to include a one-way...

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FrOG Supports Council Compromise

Sep 28, 2012 by

What follows is the letter that we sent to Media Borough Council and local news organizations.  We later learned that Broomalls Lake...

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8-20-12 Dam Safety Tour and Workshop

Aug 3, 2012 by

Since the current Third Street Dam will not be reconstructed for at least two years due to the State’s Local Bridge Program...

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CAC Report: public opinion on the 3rd Street Project

Apr 11, 2012 by

What follows is our Letter to the Editor about the Citizens Advisory Committee Report on the 3rd Street Project. We encourage you...

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History of 3rd Street Bridge/Dam

Feb 20, 2012 by

The history of the 3rd Street Bridge/Dam project is complicated. In order to give some context for those interested in the project, we...

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Borough Council Appoints Citizens Advisory Committee

Jan 23, 2012 by

On Thursday, January 19th, the new Media Borough Council appointed 9 community members to the Third Street Citizens Advisory...

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It’s A Wonderful Life… at Glen Providence Park!

Dec 25, 2011 by

An amazing 1933 account of a girl rescuing her younger sister from icy water at Broomall’s Dam is remarkably similar to that of...

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