A right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment.

Ferguson Township’s Board of Supervisors is protecting your water and working for the draw down of emissions to ensure our future climate security. Last night, we took action that shows that we are serious about our Home Rule Charter, our Community and Environmental Bill of Rights, and our commitment to Pennsylvania’s Green Amendment, Article 1, … More A right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment.

In Memoriam: Aren’t these Leaves Beautiful? For John Dawson Carl Buck

Yesterday, November 25th, would have been my father’s 76th birthday. I’ve drafted this poem in memory of him. His love of leaves and forests, of words and feelings, and his honest appraisal of death has profoundly influenced me. These past few days I’ve walked the woods and noted our mortality and the impermanence of all … More In Memoriam: Aren’t these Leaves Beautiful? For John Dawson Carl Buck

Here. The Hook.

HERE. THE HOOK. I turned around to have a look at you Eying the trail for a slick rock or root Or a glancing reflection of eyes in Puddles or through long-lobed leaves. Were we in high school? I mean You weren’t asking me out to an arcade —a play land—where kids went to lose … More Here. The Hook.

Professionalism, comity, and focus. That’s what you’re owed.

Our citizens and taxpayers deserve representation consummate with their representatives’ responsibilities. They expect—and should expect—that we set an agenda that advances people’s well-being and ensures that Ferguson Township is a great place to live, to work, and to play. In our pursuit of these goals, members of our board should act professionally, with comity and … More Professionalism, comity, and focus. That’s what you’re owed.