23 hours ago

Crime Report from March 25 to April 24

April 16, 2 to 10 a.m. 3300 Spring Garden St.

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April 19, 9:35 p.m. 4300 block of Wallace Street

April 12, 12:06 a.m. 3300 block of Market Street

April 10, 4 to 9 p.m. 3100 block of Chestnut Street

April 11, 1:40 p.m. 3400 block of Lancaster Avenue

April 11, 6 to 6:30 p.m. 3500 block of Chestnut Street

April 14 to 17, 3200 block of Chestnut Street

April 15, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 200 block of N. Broad Street

April 17, 6:10 to 6:25 p.m. 3300 Race St.

April 23 to 24, 3300 block of Arch Street

    Crime Report from March 25 to April 24 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Division of Public Safety between March 25 and April 24. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. April 19, 9:35 p.m.
    http://thetriangle.org

29 hours ago

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    • Rape

      700 Block N. 39th St. April 16, 2017 @ 3:59 p.m. Comment

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3 days ago

Appeal of Jewelers' Row demolition permit denied by Board of L&I Review

...cites a 2007 case – “Roomet v. Board of L&I Review” – where the owner of 3416 Baring Street argued that the 1981 historic designation of his home only applied to the building and...

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700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA

...at the edge of Toll’s development—a three-story rowhouse at the corner of Sansom and 7th streets from the early 1800s Carstairs Row —extends to several adjacent buildings that Toll plans...

...s original preservation ordinance in the mid-1950s. (The other designated properties are 730 and 732 Sansom Street...

...also issued challenges on two other grounds, chiefly that their nominations to add 704 and 706-08 Sansom Street to the local register of historic places were submitted before L&I issued Toll its...

702-710 Sansom Street, Philadelphia

704-708 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

150 N. 6th Street

    Appeal of Jewelers' Row demolition permit denied by Board of L&I Review
    On Tuesday, the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia faced another defeat in its months-long campaign to protect a portion of historic Jewelers' Row, now the site of a high-rise condo planned by Horsham-based Toll Brothers. The historic preservation advocacy group waged its latest battle before the Board of L&I Review.
    http://planphilly.com

3 days ago

There are still hotel rooms and Airbnb options for the NFL Draft — for a price

Location: North 38th Street and Lancaster Avenue area

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Location: 1200 Market St.

Location: 120 S. 17th St.

Location: 400 Arch Street

Location: Near 13th and Fairmount

Location: South Sixth Street and Oregon Avenue area

    There are still hotel rooms and Airbnb options for the NFL Draft - for a price
    Flipside; The farther away you stay, the hotter the deal. The NFL Draft begins in Philly in two days - as do the Penn Relays - and there are still plenty of lodging options for last-minute travelers who want to make their way to Philly.
    https://billypenn.com

4 days ago

Committee supports historic designation for Germantown Boys and Girls Club, West Philadelphia ...

...Philadelphia Historical Commission’s own staff. The building defines the intersection where 40th Street meets Lancaster and Haverford avenues, mixing the grandeur of West Philadelphia’s history with its current working class reality...

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At this month’s meeting, all of the six buildings under consideration got the support of the committee on historic designation. Despite this consensus, the meeting still opened with a bang as the controversy surrounding the Germantown Boys and Girls Club made its debut at 1515 Arch Street.

“If you look at Germantown and Chelten, or Kensington and Allegheny I would say that the quality and scale of the buildings on this avenue are both larger and richer than at either of those intersections,” said Haas.

“If you look at Germantown and Chelten, or Kensington and Allegheny I would say that the quality and scale of the buildings on this avenue are both larger and richer than at either of those intersections,” said Haas.

862-72 N 41ST ST: Rorke Mansion

600-08 N 40TH ST: West Philadelphia Title & Trust Co

9/26 Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is offering Purchase and Development of 800-30 Vine Street

150 N. 6th Street

    Committee supports historic designation for Germantown Boys and Girls Club, West Philadelphia Title & Trust
    The Committee on Historic Designation is one of the lower hurdles a nomination to the historic register must cross. The body is stocked with historians, an archaeologist, and a planner who are empowered to recommend such nominations to the larger Historical Commission. The committee's purview is limited to a set of criteria that determines eligibility for designation.
    http://planphilly.com

5 days ago

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Apr 21

UC Green to honor Winnie Harris by planting an oak on Earth Day

UC Green volunteers will help McMichael School students and staff plant four trees near 35th St. and Fairmount Ave. Other volunteers will help homeowners and residents in Spruce Hill plant about 28 trees.

    UC Green to honor Winnie Harris by planting an oak on Earth Day | West Philly Local
    Posted on 21 April 2017 UC Green will honor the memory of community greening activist Winnie Harris on Saturday by planting a mighty swamp oak in Clark Park. Tragically, Harris was murdered in her home earlier this year. She was a longtime advocate of community green space and served as volunteer coordinator and executive director of UC Green.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Apr 18

Second phase of Mantua affordable housing project is complete; ribbon-cutting ceremony this Wednesday

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the corner of 34th and Wallace.

    Second phase of Mantua affordable housing project is complete; ribbon-cutting ceremony this Wednesday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 18 April 2017 Mt. Vernon Manor II, an affordable housing construction project, has recently been completed in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Wednesday, April 19.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Apr 16

Woman Dies, Nightclub Goer Hurt in Multiple Philly Shootings

Late Saturday night, bullets flew along the 3800 block of Mount Vernon Street in Mantua, police said. Officers found shell casings around a car but found no shooting victim, investigators said.

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A gunman shot the yet-to-be-identified woman along the 3200 block of F Street in Kensington around 1:20 a.m. Easter Sunday. She died around 3 a.m. at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia Police said.

Apr 15

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Headphones for Our Ears

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $156.74:
    My students need sturdy and reliable headphones to use with the classroom technology.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment
  • Graphic Novels To Encourage Reading

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $209.93:
    My students need high interest graphic novels to encourage their love of reading.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

Apr 14

Ten local artists selected to beautify Lancaster Avenue this spring/summer

...ideas for two public art projects in Powelton Village – at the former United Bank building (3750 Lancaster Ave) and the construction fence on the site of the former University City High School...

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Brintall’s artwork has been seen at Space 2016, an art community at 1026 Arch Street. Hurst is an award-winning architect and has been involved with local community development projects...

    Ten local artists selected to beautify Lancaster Avenue this spring/summer | West Philly Local
    Posted on 14 April 2017 Ten local artists have been selected to help produce a series of public art installations on Lancaster Avenue. LoLa 38, a Creative Placemaking project based in West Philadelphia, invited over 20 local artists and artist collaboratives to pitch their ideas for two public art projects in Powelton Village - at the former United Bank building (3750 Lancaster Ave) and the construction fence on the site of the former University City High School.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Apr 14

Crime Report for March 27 to April 7

April 3, 10:50 p.m. 400 block of N. 32nd Street

April 5 to 6, 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. 3200 block of Powelton Avenue

April 7, 4:45 pm. 3100 block of Powelton Avenue

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March 6, 3200 block of Chestnut Street

March 28 to April 4, 200 block of N. 34th Street

April 3 to 4, 3300 block of Race Street

April 5, 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. 3100 block of Market Street

April 5, 8 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. 3000 block of Market Street

April 6, 3500 block of Lancaster Avenue

April 6, 12 to 1:30 p.m. 3400 block of Filbert Street

April 8, 9:50 to 10:15 a.m. 3300 block of Market Street

April 10, 7:53 p.m. 3400 block of Lancaster Avenue

April 4 to 6, 200 block of N. 32nd Street

April 6, 1:07 a.m. 3200 block of Winter Street

March 29, 11:29 a.m. 100 block of N. 32nd Street

April 10, 7:40 p.m. 3400 Market Street

    Crime Report for March 27 to April 7 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Division of Public Safety between March 27 and April 7. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports.
    http://thetriangle.org

Apr 10

EAT Café Is Saving Everyone A Seat At The Table

...vital partnerships, planning logistics, and securing donors, we have the full product. This café on 3820 Lancaster Avenue aims to serve the hungry – whether they can pay or not...

This is how it was decided to bring the restaurant to 38th and Lancaster, where there was a vocalized desire for more sit-down restaurants and to help re...

    EAT Café Is Saving Everyone A Seat At The Table - The Lightning Strike
    Walking into EAT Café feels like patronizing a dear friend's new business. It's fresh and packed with hope, not too formal, but full of flair. From the moment you're greeted and seated to the gratifying dessert, you can't help but ...
    http://thelightningstrike.com

Apr 08

Apr 07

Apr 07

  • Fans to Cool Classroom

    Mrs. Shaw is asking for $217.73:
    My students need fans to keep cool on extremely hot days.
    Samuel Powel Elementary School Comment

Apr 06

Supervisor*

410 N. 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 | 215-222-3262

    Supervisor*
    Job Title: Supervisor* Employment Status: Full-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Truancy Prevention & Intervention Job Summary: Oversee implementation of truancy initiative, adhering to program standards Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in social work or comparable human service field Two years of supervisory and or management work experience in the field of family and children services.
    https://ysiphilly.org

Apr 06

Case Manager

410 N. 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 | 215-222-3262

    Case Manager
    Job Title: Blended Case Manager* Employment Status: Full-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Family Empowerment Service - Germantown Job Summary: Conduct comprehensive intake assessments using Family Advocacy and Support Tool, and delivers case management services to a small caseload of families.
    https://ysiphilly.org

Apr 06

Child Care Worker*

410 N. 34th Street Philadelphia PA 19104 | 215-222-3262

    Child Care Worker*
    Job Title: Child Care Worker* Employment Status: Part-time (Regular) Program - Dept/Location: Crisis Nursery- Germantown & West Philadelphia Job Summary: Provide childcare services for children birth to five years. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED. 2 years child care work experience required; in a daycare setting preferred.
    https://ysiphilly.org

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Mar 31

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      700 Block N. Dekalb St. March 29, 2017 @ 8:17 p.m. Comment

Mar 31

Artists Pitch Ideas For Beautifying Part Of West Philly

“We have several different artists doing a pitch for installations along 38th and Lancaster,” explains James Wright with the People’s Emergency Center, one of Lola 38’s partners on the project.

    Artists Pitch Ideas For Beautifying Part Of West Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The West Philadelphia community is getting to help decide what public artwork they want to see displayed in the coming months. The group Lola 38 called on artists to present their ideas Thursday night on lower Lancaster Avenue....the same area they are hoping to improve.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Mar 30

Mar 29

I Love My Job: Lew Blum

I grew up in … West Philly. I went to the Drew School, and I’m not ashamed to say it. We had a big four-story house on 38th Street near Lancaster.

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...trucks since I was three months old. My grandpop was Lew Smith. He started at 38th and Powelton in the 1930s, and I always wanted to be with him. When he died in...

    I Love My Job: Lew Blum
    Is the most hated man in Philadelphia? It's possible. The 61-year-old owner of Lew Blum Towing is the public face of Philly tow-truck companies, the guy who gets the call when you park your Honda in front of a driveway you didn't even realize was there. (Or at least you claimed you didn't.)
    http://www.phillymag.com

Mar 29

Youth Care Worker*

410 N. 34th Street

    Youth Care Worker*
    Job Title: Youth Care Worker* Employment Status: Part-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Youth Emergency Service Job Summary: Supervision of youth residing in emergency shelter.
    https://ysiphilly.org

Mar 29

Case Manager*

410 N. 34th Street

    Case Manager*
    Job Title: Case Manager* Employment Status: Full-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Family Empowerment Service Job Summary: Deliver culturally competent home based case management services to families following family empowerment program standards. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or another human service field. Minimum 2 yrs experience delivering services to youth and families.
    https://ysiphilly.org

Mar 29

Referral Intake Worker*

410 N. 34th Street

    Referral Intake Worker*
    Job Title: Referral Intake Worker* Employment Status: Full-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Family Empowerment Service Job Summary: Conduct intake and comprehensive family assessment using Family Advocacy and Support Tool (FAST).
    https://ysiphilly.org

Mar 28

Lot For Lease at 32nd & Baring

Though we've probably passed by on numerous occasions, the vacant lot at 3200 Baring St. somehow escaped our attention until quite recently. The parcel is a nice size, about 7,500 sqft, and sits across the street from Drexel Park, on the edge of Drexel's campus.

    Lot For Lease at 32nd & Baring
    Though we've probably passed by on numerous occasions, the vacant lot at 3200 Baring St. somehow escaped our attention until quite recently. The parcel is a nice size, about 7,500 sqft, and sits across the street from Drexel Park, on the edge of Drexel's campus.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

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