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Pelham Trust Building Historical Designation Hearing

Pelham Trust Building Historical Designation Hearing

The Pelham Trust building, most recently Santander Bank, is ripe for redevelopment. Apparently, it is currently unprotected by historical designation. Please read the email below for details of how to share your opinion of the relative importance of this historical...

Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month!

WMAN is committed to actively working to foster programs and spaces to support and celebrate the gender and sexual diversity in our community. If you’re looking to find ways to celebrate Pride, please see the links below, or if you’d like to share a...

How to look up your 2023 property real estate tax assessment

How to look up your 2023 property real estate tax assessment

To calculate what you can expect to pay in January 2023: 1. Go to https://property.phila.gov (It says “searching by owner” has been disabled. So far, not so.) Enter your property address in the box above the map area. 2. The “Assessed Value” of your house will appear...

Simple Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine: Flower Power!

Simple Statement of Solidarity with Ukraine: Flower Power!

With the world as crazy as it is, we can all use small reminders of how lucky we are to live in our beautiful, relatively safe community of West Mt. Airy, especially in light of the atrocities taking place in Ukraine. Will you join WMAN in our effort to cover Mt. Airy...

Did your property taxes go up? Here are some things you can do.

Did your property taxes go up? Here are some things you can do.

Philadelphia released new “assessments” of property values, which they will use to calculate 2023 property tax bills. If your assessed value went up, your property taxes will, too. Based on the current tax rate, for every $10,000 in increased value, your yearly tax...

Tree Tenders Training

Tree Tenders Training

Dear Neighbors, Our local Tree Tenders group is looking for new members to help Mt Airy maintain and expand our tree canopy in West and East Mt Airy. We took a big hit during Covid and lots of work needs to be done to plant new trees and take care of ones that were...

Please Support Our Annual Appeal

Dear Neighbors, My family and I moved back to Philly three years ago after fifteen years of living in Los Angeles. There was no question in our minds about what part of the city we’d live in because Mt. Airy has always been THE place we imagined ourselves. This...

Philly Leaf Recycling

A message from the Philadelphia Streets Department 2021 Philly Leaf Recycling Program Northwest Philly Collection Dates Dec 6th – 17th (Additional dates for Drop Off – See below for more detail) The Streets Department’s 2021 Philly Leaf Recycling Program...