Chester's Riverfront Ramble tentative list of performers and show times.
Saturday, September 6, 2014. Near PPL Park.
CHA Executive Director Steven Fischer listens|
to feedback from young customers
of summer food program.
|Avery Sunshine at |
Andre Cafe Acoustique in Chester
|Chester's version of Joey Crawford|
|Chester's version of Jackie Robinson baseball|
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- Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne illness
- "Potatoes and baby food are moldy, lettuce is rotten, and the mice are having a good time in boxes of noodles,"
- It wasn't uncommon to see mice in stores, which is why many corner stores keep cats, who carry their own germs
- When they are stuck with bad food, poor people will wash slime off lunch meats, cut mold from cheese and bread, slice off rotten parts of fruit, then simply eat what's left
For the next 20 years, up to 500,000 tons of waste will be coming to Chester from New York City, so Covanta wants to bring it to the area on trains in sealed rail boxes.
Those against the plan said that “New York Trash train” would increase the plant’s intake by hundreds of thousands of tons per year for the next 40 years.Covanta did not make an application to increase its capacity and representatives stated numerous times that no more trash would be burned as a result of this request. Covanta executives explained that the plant operates as close to capacity as possible at all times for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is economics.