In its 2013 $14.1 million budget, Horsham is looking to spruce up an older section of Route 611.
The average Horsham taxpayer will continue to pay $178.37 for municipal real estate taxes under the township's $14.1 million spending plan. The Horsham Township Council heard one final review of the budget - which increases spending by 5 percent while maintaining existing taxes - during Monday night's meeting. The governing body is expected to adopt its 2013 budget at its Dec. 12 meeting. Along with upgrades to Samuel Carpenter Park and Kohler Park, replacement police and highway department vehicles, the paving of 2.75 miles of road in the Oak Hill residential development and a pedestrian crossing signal at Horsham and Babylon roads, the budget again includes improvements to the corridor of Route 611 from Blair Mill Road to Dresher/…
The annual Horsham Day arrives Saturday and features a full day's worth of activities, capped with a fireworks display.
It's a community-wide celebration that's simply too big to be held in one venue. That's why Horsham Day festivities - from fishing, to bouncing, to running and more - will be scattered in three township parks. "Our Horsham Day is a true community event," said organizer Mary Dare, of the annual event which first began more than 40 years ago. "We don’t have rides, but the bounce items certainly keep the kids busy." Who needs rides when the township offers practically every type of recreational activity possible? Packed from morning to night, the daylong activities begin at 8 a.m. with a 5K walk/run, pick up steam with live music, games, inflatables for kids, a car show, pony rides, a petting zoo, and a Horsham version of TV game shows "…
A group of young men play basketball at a Horsham park.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Tom Sofield
Thursday, July 28, 2011