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Neighbors Voice Concerns, Opposition to Current Plans for 913 Wheatland as Part of $93M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment

By Trey 5009 comments
Neighbors Voice Concerns, Opposition to Current Plans for 913 Wheatland as Part of $93M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment

About 40 neighbors gathered Monday night to express their concerns and craft a strategy for their objections for plans for a four-story apartment building at 913 Wheatland Ave., a part of the proposed $93 million redevelopment of the old St. Joseph Hospital site.

Organizer Peter Brown, who lives on Marietta,…

The Fall of the Ideological Bourgeoisie Nationwide and Right Here in Lancaster County is Inevitable | Diane Knight

By Trey 2418 comments
The Fall of the Ideological Bourgeoisie Nationwide and Right Here in Lancaster County is Inevitable | Diane Knight

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By Diane Knight

A piece I wrote some five years ago for a long-gone British news site was about the death of…

The $90M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment with Government Housing Will Bring Crime and Harm Home Values While Gentrifying Existing Nearby Lower Income Areas

By Trey 4333 comments
The $90M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment with Government Housing Will Bring Crime and Harm Home Values While  Gentrifying Existing Nearby Lower Income Areas

The proposal to turn the brutalist-style old St. Joseph Hospital on College Avenue into housing, offices, and shops – including low-income housing – would create serious traffic problems, increase crime and drive down housing prices in the neighborhood.

On Monday, the first step toward this $90 million redevelopment advanced, when…