2 days ago

Tomorrow is the official grand opening of the...

Tomorrow is the official grand opening of the Tacony LAB! 3PM @ the Tacony LAB, 6918 Torresdale Ave. Ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by an open house with the artists-in-residence and the library staff. See you there!

    Councilman Bobby Henon
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2 days ago

Tacony: Creativity Freshens Up Torresdale Avenue

Santa Rodriguez is the manager of Best Choice Appliance at 6908 Torresdale Ave. The business has been at its location for almost seven months. Rodriguez said that business at its current location would help determine if he uses the improvement program.

The Computer Guy is located at 6911 Torresdale Ave. Formerly the Tacony Post Office, the building’s architecture resembles the decorative style of the...

    Tacony: Creativity Freshens Up Torresdale Avenue
    Walking down Torresdale Avenue in Tacony guarantees plenty of windows to look though. But sometimes windows need more than Windex, and the refreshing of buildings can give more to look at. So in 2014, the Tacony Community Development Corporation started revitalizing the Torresdale Avenue business corridor in the neighborhood.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

3 days ago

My District Office is holding evening hours T...

My District Office is holding evening hours TONIGHT! Come by for constituent service help or just stop in and say hello to my great team. 5-8pm 6730 Torresdale Avenue


4 days ago

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Jun 22

School argument ends in shooting and chase in Mayfair

Police were called after 9 p.m. Tuesday to Charles and Wellington streets for a report of gunfire.

    School argument ends in shooting and chase in Mayfair
    Detectives are sorting out the details of an argument between teenage girls that ended in a shooting and chase in Philadelphia's Mayfair section. Police were called after 9 p.m. Tuesday to Charles and Wellington streets for a report of gunfire.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 21

Teen injured in Tacony ATV crash

It happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday on the 4500 block of Levick Street.

    Teen injured in Tacony ATV crash
    A teenager was injured in a crash involving an ATV in the Tacony section of Philadelphia. It happened shortly before 7:30 p.m. Monday on the 4500 block of Levick Street. Police say a 13-year-old crashed an ATV into a fence. Arriving medics found the teen lying on the sidewalk.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 20

Philly's public pools open this week

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

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    Philly's public pools open this week
    It's the first day of astronomical summer, the temperature is heating up and, just in time, Philadelphia's public pools are about to open. The city's 70 free public pools - the most per-capita of any city in the country - start to open on Wednesday. All of the pools will open by July 1.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 15

Councilman Bobby Henon added 2 new photos.

...contact ACCT. If this is your dog, please come by or call our District Office: 6730 Torresdale Ave. 215-686-3444...


Jun 13

Updated Jun 14

  • An Apple a Day Keeps Illiteracy Away

    Ms. Byrd is asking for $742.15:
    My students need two iPads with cases and a charging dock for access to technology to help them access more educational resources.
    Henry W Lawton Elementary School
  • Let the parents chip in $24.7383 a piece after all its for their children and they all have smart phones

Jun 12

Updated Jun 13

2 killed, 4 wounded in separate Philly shootings, stabbings

Another man, age 42, was found around the corner on the 4600 block of Devereaux with gunshot wounds to his back, shoulder, and chest, police said. He was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale campus and listed in critical condition, police said.

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At 11:17 p.m., on the 1900 block of Fernon Street in Point Breeze, officers found a 24-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds, police said. About a block away, on the 1800 block of Tasker Street, was a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, police said.

At 11:17 p.m., on the 1900 block of Fernon Street in Point Breeze, officers found a 24-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds, police said. About a block away, on the 1800 block of Tasker Street, was a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, police said.

Finally, around 2:02 a.m., two women were stabbed on the 1200 block of Locust Street in Center City, police said.

    2 killed, 4 wounded in separate Philly shootings, stabbings
    Two people were killed and two others critically wounded during separate shootings in Philadelphia Saturday night, according to police. In addition, police said, two women were injured early Sunday morning after they were stabbed on a Center City street.
    http://www.philly.com

  • Michael E. Bell Concerned Citizen of Point Breeze

    I wonder if the two gentlemen who were shot in South Philly shot each other? It seems like we never learn. I am glad that there were no innocent bystanders shot.

Jun 13

2 killed, 4 wounded in Philly shootings, stabbings

Another man, 42, was found around the corner on the 4600 block of Devereaux with gunshot wounds to his back, shoulder, and chest, police said. He was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale campus and listed in critical condition, police said.

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At 11:17 p.m., on the 1900 block of Fernon Street in Point Breeze, officers found a 24-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds, police said. About a block away, on the 1800 block of Tasker Street, was a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, police said.

At 11:17 p.m., on the 1900 block of Fernon Street in Point Breeze, officers found a 24-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds, police said. About a block away, on the 1800 block of Tasker Street, was a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach, police said.

Around 2:02 a.m., two women were stabbed on the 1200 block of Locust Street in Center City, police said.

    2 killed, 4 wounded in separate Philly shootings, stabbings
    Two people were killed and two others critically wounded during separate shootings in Philadelphia Saturday night, according to police. In addition, police said, two women were injured early Sunday morning after they were stabbed on a Center City street.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 12

Double Shootings in Philadelphia Kill 2, Wound 2

Earlier in the night, police in Northeast Philadelphia responded to the corner of Devereaux and Ditman streets, in Wissinoming. There, they found a silver Nissan crashed and a man slumped over...

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Police responded to 18th and Tasker streets, in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood, about 11:15 p.m. They said two men were shot there. One died and the other suffered injuries that left him in critical condition.

    Double Shootings in Philadelphia Kill 2, Wound 2
    Two double shootings in separate Philadelphia neighborhoods overnight left two people dead and two others wounded. Police responded to 18th and Tasker streets, in South Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood, about 11:15 p.m. They said two men were shot there. One died and the other suffered injuries that left him in critical condition.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 11

  • Oh, The Places You Will Go With Centers!

    Mrs. Konicki is asking for $324.14:
    My students need magnetic letters, letter stamps, puzzles, and sight word centers in order to become fluent readers with the use of center time.
    Henry W Lawton Elementary School Comment

Jun 10

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

  • Empowering My Students Through Art: Tools for Success

    Mrs. Konicki is asking for $386.26:
    My students need whiteboard markers, pencils and sharpeners, copy paper, flip chart paper in order to Empower my Students through Art.
    Henry W Lawton Elementary School Comment
  • Let's Get Techy!

    Mrs. Konicki is asking for $288.28:
    My students need a Chromebook, carrying case, and cover in order to incorporate technology into Literacy and Math lessons.
    Henry W Lawton Elementary School Comment

Jun 09

Updated Jun 09

Hey, Brad Young at 7159 Montague Street! Your Neighbors Are Sick Of Your Shit!

Hey, Brad Young at 7159 Montague Street! Your Neighbors Are Sick Of Your Shit!

    Hey, Brad Young at 7159 Montague Street! Your Neighbors Are Sick Of Your Shit! -
    Like, LITERALLY. Yep. Brad Young's neighbors are dealing with a shitty situation which is literally over their heads. Oh yeah, that mound in the corner is what you think it is: It's a large amount of dog poo-so much that Mr. Young has to shovel it with a snow shovel on his 2nd floor ...
    http://www.philadelinquency.com

  • Have you tried the PSPCA or ACCT? This situation is not healthy for the dog. Maybe the PSPCA or ACCT can remove the dog and hopefully find the dog a much better home. They can also ban him from owning dogs in the future. I wish you better luck!!!

Jun 09

Boy, 10, injured in scaffolding accident on Tacony playground

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on the grounds of the Hamilton Disston Elementary School located in the 6800 block of Cottage Street.

    Boy, 10, injured in scaffolding accident on Tacony playground
    A 10-year-old boy was injured in a scaffolding accident on a playground in the Tacony section of Philadelphia. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on the grounds of the Hamilton Disston Elementary School located in the 6800 block of Cottage Street. Police say the boy was playing in an area under construction when the scaffolding gave way.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 07

Suspect Quintis Clark Arrested for Murder in the 12th District

Through further investigation Homicide Detectives were able to ascertain additional information and were able to acquire an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Quintis Clark who has a last known address on the 7200 block of Vandike Street.

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...Ford E150 was discovered missing; however, it was recovered unoccupied on Thursday, June 2nd, at Griscom and Oxford Avenue...

    Suspect Quintis Clark Arrested for Murder in the 12th District
    On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at approximately 1:35 PM, 12th District officers responded to a radio call to 'Check the Well Being' at 63XX Theodore Street. Upon their arrival Officers observed a broken rear window and an unlocked rear door.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Jun 07

Teen sought in handyman's slaying turns himself in

Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street in Tacony, surrendered at police headquarters on Monday night, police said. He is accused of killing Joseph Daly, 78, at Daly's house on the 6300 block of Theodore Street last Tuesday.

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Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street in Tacony, surrendered at police headquarters on Monday night, police said. He is accused of killing Joseph Daly, 78, at Daly's house on the 6300 block of Theodore Street last Tuesday.

Police recovered Daly's van unoccupied on the 4700 block of Griscom Street in Frankford two days after police found him dead, police said.

    Teen sought in handyman's slaying turns himself in
    An 18-year-old man suspected of beating and strangling an elderly handyman at his Elmwood home last week has turned himself in to police, authorities said. Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street in Tacony, surrendered at police headquarters on Monday night, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 07

Suspect in custody for killing of man, 78, in Southwest Philadelphia

Clark, whose last known address is the 7200 block of Vandike Street, was wanted in connection with the killing of Joseph Daly last week.

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Officers went to Daly's home in the 6300 block of Theodore Street at 1:35 p.m. on May 31st for a well-being check.

    Suspect in custody for killing of man, 78, in SW Philadelphia
    The suspect wanted for the murder of a 78-year-old man in Southwest Philadelphia is now in custody. Police tell Action News 18-year-old Quintis Clark turned himself in Monday night. More information was expected to be released later in the day Tuesday.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 07

Police seek man, 18, in slaying of 78-year-old handyman

Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street in Tacony, is wanted in the murder of Joseph Daly, 78, police said.

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Daly was found dead last Tuesday at his home on the 6300 block of Theodore Street after a neighbor who hadn't seen him for a few days called police. Officers...

Police found the van unoccupied Thursday night on the 4700 block of Griscom Street in Frankford.

    18-year-old sought in slaying of handyman, 78
    Philadelphia Police are searching for an 18-year-old man suspected of beating and strangling an elderly handyman at his Elmwood home last week. Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street, Tacony, is wanted for the murder of Joseph Daly, 78, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 06

Suspect ID'd in killing of man, 78, in Southwest Philadelphia

Clark has a last known address in the 7200 block of Vandike Street.

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Officers went to Daly's home in the 6300 block of Theodore Street at 1:35 p.m. on May 31st for a well-being check.

    Suspect ID'd in killing of man, 78, in SW Philadelphia
    Police have identified the suspect wanted for the killing of a 78-year-old man in Southwest Philadelphia. Quintis Clark, 18, is being sought for the killing of Joseph Daly last Tuesday. Clark has a last known address in the 7200 block of Vandike Street.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 06

18-year-old sought in slaying of handyman, 78

Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street, Tacony, is wanted for the murder of Joseph Daly, 78, police said.

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Daly was found dead last Tuesday at his home on the 6300 block of Theodore Street after a neighbor who hadn't seen him for a few days called police. Officers...

Police found the van unoccupied Thursday night on the 4700 block of Griscom Street in Frankford.

    18-year-old sought in slaying of handyman, 78
    Philadelphia Police are searching for an 18-year-old man suspected of beating and strangling an elderly handyman at his Elmwood home last week. Quintis Clark, last known to reside in the 7200 block of Vandike Street, Tacony, is wanted for the murder of Joseph Daly, 78, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 06

Philly Police Identify 18-Year-Old Suspect In Theodore Street Homicide

Anyone with information on Quintis Clark’s whereabouts are being asked to call the Homicide Unit at 215-686-3334/35. His last known address is the 7200 block of Vandike Street.

    Philly Police Identify 18-Year-Old Suspect In Theodore Street Homicide
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police have issued an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Quintis Clark in the murder of 78-year-old Joseph Daly in Southwest Philadelphia. Captain James Clark with the homicide unit says the body of 78-year-old Joseph Daley was found Tuesday afternoon inside of his home in the 6300 block of Theodore Street in the Elmwood section of the city.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 06

Wanted: Suspect Quintis Clark for Homicide in the 12th District

Through further investigation Homicide Detectives were able to ascertain additional information and were able to acquire an arrest warrant for 18-year-old Quintis Clark who has a last known address on the 7200 block of Vandike Street.

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...Ford E150 was discovered missing; however, it was recovered unoccupied on Thursday, June 2nd, at Griscom and Oxford Avenue...

    Wanted: Suspect Quintis Clark for Homicide in the 12th District
    On Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at approximately 1:35 PM, 12th District officers responded to a radio call to 'Check the Well Being' at 63XX Theodore Street. Upon their arrival Officers observed a broken rear window and an unlocked rear door.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Jun 01

Cop walks in on burglary at his house

The cop fired once and, although the shot missed Mosley, it sent him tumbling back down the stairs, according to police. After regaining his footing, Mosley and Henry, of the 7200 block of Cottage Street, Mayfair, allegedly fled the house through a basement door with the officer close behind.

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According to police, the officer returned to his house on the 3300 block of Wellington Street around 1:12 p.m. and found that his television was gone and his rear kitchen window and door were open.

It was then that Mosley, of the 2600 block of West Seltzer Street, North Philadelphia, started charging up the steps holding a metal object, police said.

    Cop walks in on burglary at his house
    Brazen burglars who broke into a Mayfair house Tuesday afternoon were surprised when the resident - an off-duty Philadelphia police officer - returned home and interrupted the heist. The officer, an eight-year veteran assigned to the 12th District whose identity was not released by police, fired his gun once during the ordeal, but nobody was injured, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 01

Follow the Hammer of Glory Relay Around Philly, June 3

9:58 AM SawTown Tavern (4717 Princeton Avenue)

10:24 AM Grey Lodge Pub (6235 Frankford Avenue)

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6:45 AM PHL17 (5001 Wynnefield Avenue)

7:45 AM Dock Street & FOX29 (5000 Baltimore Avenue)

8:45 AM Red Owl (433 Chestnut Street)

11:02 AM Hop Angel Brauhaus (7980 Oxford Avenue)

12:06 PM Sky Garten (1717 Arch Street)

12:27 PM Kite and Key (1836 Callowhill Street)

12:53 PM London Grill (2301 Fairmount Avenue)

1:14 PM Belgian Cafe (601 North 21st Street)

1:45 PM Jose Pistola’s (263 South 15th Street)

2:06 PM Opa & Drury Beer Garden (1311 Sansom Street)

2:18 PM Time (1315 Sansom Street)

2:44 PM Garage (1231 East Passyunk Avenue)

3:01 PM 12 Steps Down (767 South 9th Street)

3:28 PM Varga (941 Spruce Street)

4:25 PM Bar Ferdinand and El Camino Real (1030 North 2nd Street)

4:42 PM Heritage (914 North 2nd Street)

4:59 PM Yards (901 North Delaware Avenue)

5:21 PM Standard Tap (901 North 2nd Street)

5:43 PM Saint Benjamin Brewing (1710 North 5th Street)

6:15 PM Philly Brewing (2440 Frankford Avenue)

6:40 PM Frankford Hall (1210 Frankford Avenue)

6:51 PM Fette Sau (1201 Frankford Avenue)

7:20 PM Opening Tap at The Fillmore (26 East Allen Street)

    Follow the Hammer of Glory Relay Around Philly, June 3
    As is tradition, the annual Hammer of Glory Relay will kick off Philly Beer Week , with this year's Opening Tap party following immediately afterwards, on Friday, June 3. The relay will begin promptly at 6 AM and end at 7 PM, when Opening Tap begins.
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

Jun 01

May 31

Police investigate accident involving officer in Mayfair

Chopper 6 HD was over the site of the crash around 10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Wellington Street.

    Police investigate accident involving officer in Mayfair
    Philadelphia Police are looking into an accident, involving one of their own, in the Mayfair neighborhood. Chopper 6 HD was over the site of the crash around 10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Wellington Street. Officials say a police cruiser, and a civilian's car crashed into each other.
    http://6abc.com

May 31

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