Roman was an accounting student at Lansdale School of Business, according to the tribute.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
A Philadelphia-born Lansdale man named Marcus Roman, 52, died Sunday of cardiac arrest, and was featured in the Philadelphia Daily News for his human services work in Montgomery County. The tribute stated that Roman followed his father, former Canaan Baptist Church pastor Rev. Gus Roman, in taking care of some of Philadelphia’s “pockets of despair.” Roman was an accounting student at Lansdale School of Business, according to the tribute. Read more on Marcus Roman at this link.
Completion of a Community Development Block Grant project on Sixth Street is on hiatus until temperatures get warmer.
A road improvement project on Sixth Street in the borough is on hiatus until proper temperatures come around to pave the roadway. The borough may also apply for a Community Development Block Grant for road improvements on West Fourth Street between Broad and Walnut streets, according to public works director Jake Ziegler. Ziegler said new applications are due by April 1. The motion to approve the application is expected to be before council Wednesday evening. “Last year, we had a project, and we didn’t qualify for the income level,” he said. “We hit a dead end, unfortunately.” The CDBG program states that all assisted projects must comply with one of three national objectives for the program: The project principally benefits low- and …