Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Residents came together in Meadow Park on Saturday.
At th 5th annual Schwenksville Community Day on May 4th, in Meadow Park welcomed Spring as well as citizens from all over the borough of Schwenksville. There was a wide variety of vendors with everything from a petting zoo to square dancing to the Schwenksville Fire Department serving an all American lunch. The petting zoo was a great opportunity for children of all ages to get up close and personal with many different types of animals like chickens, pigs and goats. Schwenksville Vet, Perkiomen Valley School District and Bluebell Driving School were a few of the businesses that joined in on the fun at Community Day. Do you have photos from Schwenksville Community Day? Upload them to this article.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The borough asks volunteers to help plant native trees and shrubs along Perkiomen Creek in Meadow Park in early September.
Schwenksville Borough Council on Thursday addressed proceedings of the community’s Stream Bank Restoration Project. The Perkiomen Valley Watershed Conservancy and Schwenksville Borough have been approved for a TreeVitalize Grant which will give the Borough enough money to plant 150 trees along the Perkiomen Creek in Meadow Park, as well as, to remove exotic invasive plant species, such as European Water Chestnut, along the banks. Under the grant, invasive species will be replaced with native trees and shrubs, which will aid in the impairment caused by stormwater run off and nearby development. Council members are currently researching how they will reinforce the banks where the invasive species will be removed, however it has been …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Area residents turned out for the music, activities and food at Schwenksville Borough's annual Community Day.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Borough seeking to end ongoing problem
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
A press release from Schwenksville Borough provided the following information: Schwenksville Borough is offering a cash reward to any person(s) who provide reliable information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for acts of graffiti vandalism and defacing public property within the borough. Meadow Park has been particularly hard hit by graffiti problems. There is a current commitment for a $500 reward, according to Mayor Joe Giunta. "We will determine the payout on a case-by-case basis. We will fund the account with donations," Giunta wrote in an e-mail. "We are hoping more people will donate to this tax deductable cause." Anyone with information about these acts can contact the Pennsylvania State …
Friday, September 9, 2011
There will be limits on the number and types of animals kept in the borough; Lisa Dull will serve unfinished term.
From the council meeting at Borough Hall, Thursday, Sept. 8: Animal ordinance Council unanimously passed Ordinance 366, which states the type of animals permitted in the borough and the terms of their confinement. A person may not keep more than five animals without a permit. It prohibits the animals creating nuisance, and a person may be subject to fines for violating the ordinance. Councilperson Lee Ann Miller asked if a person who wanted to keep a pet not listed in the ordinance could bring the matter to the borough manager, rather than going through a more complex process, such as a zoning hearing. Council President Arthur Fairclough said that person could. The ordinance’s passage is the culmination of months of review, research and …
Thursday, July 7, 2011
Meadow Park on Main Street in Schwenksville has its summer concert in the park.
Meadow Park, located behind the Schwenksville Fire Company, has monthly concerts in the park on Wednesday evenings. Attendees can bring chairs, blankets and even a picnic meal. There is a small playground right next to the pavilion, so parents can enjoy a relaxing evening while their children play away! Last night's concert featured Midnight Shift, a rock band with a special style of rhythm. Started in 2004 by Mike Mettalia, Midnight Shift consists of four members: Mike Mettalia on harmonica and vocals, Mike McMillan on guitar and vocals, Paul Pluta on bass and vocals, and Tim Smith on drums. To view an upcoming list of scheduled performances, or to learn more about Midnight Shift, visit the website. Learn more about upcoming events in the…
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Residents were invited to weigh in on possibilities for Meadow Park and Main Street.
Schwenksville Borough’s council and committee members hope to see revitalization in the area during the years to come. Although change will not be immediate or all at once, residents were invited to weigh in on current proposals for improvements to Meadow Park and Main Street/Route 29 during a town hall meeting Wednesday night at the Perkiomen Valley Library. Plans and proposals for the Main Street streetscape, Meadow Park and parking changes were available for viewing on long tables and an easel. Residents were encouraged to use colored, circular stickers (red for “don’t like” and green for “like”) and Post-Its to convey their thoughts and opinions about the plans. By the end of the meeting, green circles covered the conceptual plan for …
Indoor and outdoor activities abound throughout this weekend.
The kids have been out of school for a couple weeks, and they’re probably already complaining that they don’t have anything to do. Patch to the rescue! We’ve got the cure for summer boredom right here, in the form of activities and events going on in your community. 1. APPALACHIAN BREWING CO GRAND OPENING Where/When: Appalachian Brewing Co., 50 W. Third Ave., Collegeville; June 30, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Why Go: A day-long party will be held to celebrate the newest ABC location, including raffles for ABC merchandise, appetizer specials, $3 drafts all day and live music at 9 p.m. Pricing: Free 2. MAKE & TAKE ARTS & CRAFTS Where/When: A. C. Moore, 1824 E. Ridge Pike, Royersford; July 6, 3 to 5 p.m. Why Go: A.C. Moore offers free Make & Take …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
This is a followup to last year's meeting.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The following was written by Lee Ann Miller, Revitalization Task Force chairperson: Schwenksville Borough will be holding a town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Perkiomen Valley Library at Second Street and Church Street in Schwenksville. All are welcome, and area residents and business owners will have the opportunity to comment on proposed plans for Main Street and Meadow Park. This is a followup to a meeting held a little more than a year ago on revitalization efforts in the borough. Much progress has been made since then as Borough Council, Parks Commission, Revitalization Task Force, Historic Committee Activity Committee and the Planning Commission have been working on various facets of the …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Attendees enjoyed games, food, crafts and performances in Meadow Park.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Ann Cornell
Monday, June 13, 2011
Schwenksville recently held its Community Day at Meadow Park. Schwenksville Day was recently held at Meadow Park in the borough. In addition to the inflatables, crafts and food, diversions included live music, square dancing and BMX stunts, which were performed by Chris Clark and sponsored by Tailwind Bicycles.