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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...

Free Tree Giveaway

Sign up today It’s Yard Tree Giveaway Season!  West Mt. Airy Neighbors and East Mt. Airy Neighbors have partnered with TreePhilly to host a Free Yard Tree Giveaway for neighbors in the 19119 and 19150 zip code areas. All trees given through this program must be...

A Look Back at Presser Nugent 2012

Unlocking a side door to the abandoned Nugent Home for Baptists, James Nolen steps into the darkness of the chateau-style landmark in Mount Airy. He aims a flashlight down a long corridor littered with fallen plaster, trash, and glass shards. Read Philadelphia...