hey lower merion residents, is this your billboard future?

The secret is out. Once again the billboard baron is on the march. A reminder of what they did in East Whiteland Township, Chester County: Oh and these are the trees they weren’t allowed to take in East Whiteland because … Continue reading

billboards are ugly

Billboards are ugly. I was struck by that once again as we were driving back from the flower show. That first photo above? It is a “monument” sign. Not sure a monument to other than ugliness. Smile More? Sure if … Continue reading

file under clear cutting is never a community hit, billboard company

I do not like billboards, I can’t even pretend to think this abominations to our landscape are okay. East Whiteland is one of many communities in the region who was in the opinion of residents bullied into billboards. Soooo….you can … Continue reading

file under “catalyst” for change: my goodness east whiteland, it looks like penndot spanked the billboard baron?

In July, I wrote about the clear cutting of a billboard site that essentially wasn’t supposed to happen that way. See: So….residents weren’t happy, and neither was the township. PennDOT was contacted. Also before all that there was this letter … Continue reading

monuments to ugliness

Billboards. Bleck. They call this variety “monuments”. Monuments to ugliness. Monuments to excess. We don’t need them in our communities. I don’t care how many get approved by local municipalities, my opinion remains unchanged. Billboards suck. Communities have these monument … Continue reading

the billboard of it all: file under why governments don’t negotiate with terrorists?

I received a note today and like Alice down the Billboard hole I went, reading what is posted towards end of post which was sent with: 📌”East Whiteland Township is proposing to rezone the Township’s 19.45 acre open space and … Continue reading

pandemic rescheduling: billboard hearing postponement in east whiteland township

One good thing we can thank coronavirus or COVID-19 for is the postponement of unpleasant land and other development plans. Accordingly, because the expanded Pennsylvania “stay at home“ orders now run through May 8, the billboard hearings scheduled in East … Continue reading

east whiteland: billboard hearing january 15, 2020 at 7 pm. be there or be a billboard.

The news came down early from the East Whiteland Planning Commission where this was supposed to be discussed: Now we already established that East Whiteland Outdoor was Catalyst. As in wants billboards in Lower Merion, Haverford Township, West Whiteland Township, … Continue reading

big anti-billboard turnout in east whiteland

It was a packed room with people standing on the sides of the room for the Billboard hearings in East Whiteland tonight. Tonight was about establishing party status for people with regard to each individual hearing for each individual application. … Continue reading