40 hours ago

POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??

Taking Katie McGinty’s challenge to US Sen. Pat Toomey seriously is the Republican City Committee. Every Tuesday, the Philadelphia GOP makes use of a phone bank in its airy offices at 3525 Cottman Avenue.

    POLS ON THE STREET: Will Philly Ever Learn How to Handle Protests??
    Why in the world would anyone want to not give Cheri Honkala a permit to protest? She's the lady who for years has staged demonstrations, set up tent cities, and staged blockades in her constant efforts to draw attention to the fact we have homeless, the poor get poorer, and human rights are denied our city's neediest.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

3 days ago

Burger Brawl & Taco Takedown 2016 This Sunday June 26th at XFINITY Live

...1213 South 12th Street, in South Philadelphia and the William H. Ziegler School, located at 5935 Saul Street in Northeast Philadelphia. This four year pilot program will utilize technology to increase literacy for...

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The Sixth Annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl presented by Comcast Business will be held on Sunday, June 26, from 4:00-7:00 p.m., VIP access starts at 3:00 p.m. XFINITY Live hosts the event at 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148. The event will be held rain or shine. Purchase tickets here.

...selected based upon district- wide RFP process in 2014; Andrew Jackson Elementary School located at 1213 South 12th Street, in South Philadelphia and the William H. Ziegler School, located at 5935 Saul Street in...

    Burger Brawl & Taco Takedown 2016 This Sunday June 26th at XFINITY Live
    The Sixth Annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl presented by Comcast Business will be held on Sunday, June 26, from 4:00-7:00 p.m., VIP access starts at 3:00 p.m. XFINITY Live hosts the event at 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148. The event will be held rain or shine. Purchase tickets here.
    http://phillygrub.wordpress.com

4 days ago

  • Hugs for a Rug

    Ms. Luroe is asking for $380.40:
    My students need a for a colorful rug for Morning Meeting.
    Ethan Allen Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

PHOTOS: Philly heroin case nets arrests, drug seizures

Alvarez-Ruiz, 3033 Brighton St., and Fontanez-Burgos, 7241 Rupert St., are both charged with one count each of manufacturing...

Alvarez-Ruiz, 3033 Brighton St., and Fontanez-Burgos, 7241 Rupert St., are both charged with one count each of manufacturing, delivery or possession with intent to...

    PHOTOS: Philly heroin case nets arrests, drug seizures
    An investigation into a heroin distribution operation in Philadelphia ended with two arrests and the seizure of tens of thousands of dollar worth of the drug. Santos Javier Alvarez-Ruiz, 38, and Felipe Fontanez-Burgos, 42, were arrested on June 10th after the investigation conducted by the Office of Attorney General's Bureau of Narcotics Investigation, the AG's office announced on Monday.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

Philly's public pools open this week

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

This article has 64 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Samuel (3459 Gaul St., 19134)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Feltonville (231-37 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

N. Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

McVeigh (400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St., 19147)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St., 19137)

Ziehler (200-64 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

* Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

* Sayre (5835 Spruce St., 19139)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Dendy (1501-39 N. 10th St., 19122)

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Sacks (400 Washington Ave., 19147)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St., 19139)

Lederer (1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave., 19125)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

Belfield (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St. , 19146)

    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 16

  • Ziegler William H School reviewed by a parent

    Principal and teachers are caring and know the students by name. The school is clean and well maintained. They have added teachers who are engaged with the students.

    Ziegler William H School (5935 Saul St) Published on GreatSchools June 15, 2016 Comment

Jun 14

'Give Me All the 20s:' Wawa Robber Caught on Cam

Investigators released surveillance video Monday of the early morning heist on May 22 at the convenience store at 6935 Castor Avenue.

    'Give Me All the 20s:' Wawa Robber Caught on Cam
    "Give me all the 20's in the register." That's what a man simulating having a gun told a clerk at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa last month, according to Philadelphia Police. Investigators released surveillance video Monday of the early morning heist on May 22 at the convenience store at 6935 Castor Avenue.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 14

Calling All Cyclists: You Should Totally Eat Chipotle for Dinner Tonight — Here’s Why

2327 Cottman Avenue

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15th and Walnut, 1512 Walnut Street

12th and Walnut, 1200 Walnut Street

39th and Walnut, 3925 Walnut Street

PHL Airport Location, 8500 Essington Avenue, F Terminal

    Calling All Cyclists: You Should Totally Eat Chipotle for Dinner Tonight - Here's Why
    Eat a burrito bowl, support the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Calling all cyclists: Here's your perfectly good excuse to eat Chipotle for dinner tonight. Today, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., eight Philly-area Chipotle locations will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from your bill to the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia - all you have to do is show the flyer attached at the bottom of this post.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 13

Oxford Circle’s Bauhaus Camera(store)

Inga Saffron contemplates the playfully designed former Ott Camera shop building at 6901 Castor Avenue in Oxford Circle. Included in the docket for Wednesday’s Historic Commission meeting, Czech-American...

    Oxford Circle's Bauhaus Camera(store)
    Inga Saffron contemplates the playfully designed former Ott Camera shop building at 6901 Castor Avenue in Oxford Circle. Included in the docket for Wednesday's Historic Commission meeting, Czech-American architect Allan A. Berkowitz's 1955 building is a superb example of what the Preservation Alliance's Benjamin Leech calls "Main Street Modernism," yet is threatened with alterations from its new owner.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

Jun 13

Wanted: Suspect for Robbery in the 2nd District [VIDEO]

On May 22, 2016, at 1:10 am, an employee for Wawa located at 6935 Castor Avenue was at the register when an unknown black male entered the Wawa and approached the...

    Wanted: Suspect for Robbery in the 2nd District [VIDEO]
    On May 22, 2016, at 1:10 am, an employee for Wawa located at 6935 Castor Avenue was at the register when an unknown black male entered the Wawa and approached the cash register simulating he was armed with a weapon through his jacket pocket and demanding money stating "give me all the 20's in the register."
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Jun 13

  • Paper Please!

    Mrs. Thornton is asking for $259.42:
    My students need copy paper, chart paper, markers, and colorful card stock.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 11

  • A Much-Needed Printer!

    Mrs. Washington is asking for $251.19:
    My students need a printer with extra ink for our classroom.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 10

  • Things That Are Definitely Needed

    Mrs. Washington is asking for $211.12:
    My students need the essentials: pencils, highlighters, post-its, poster boards, colored pencils, hole puncher, application forms, and pencil sharpener.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 09

  • Superb Storyworks and Sensational SuperScience

    Ms. Braunstein is asking for $700.09:
    My students need a subscription to Storyworks and Super Science magazines from Scholastic in order to bring interesting and challenging reading topics and activities to the classroom.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 07

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

  • Computers in the Classroom

    Mrs. Washington is asking for $477.07:
    My students need two Chromebook laptops so they can have access to the internet inside of the classroom.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment
  • Reading Helps with Critical Thinking

    Mrs. Washington is asking for $455.20:
    My students need 30 copies of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and 30 copies of Powerless.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 06

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

  • Spectacular Storyworks

    Mrs. Thornton is asking for $349.71:
    My students need a subscription to Storyworks in order to bring interesting and challenging reading and activities to the classroom.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment
  • Starting Off with a Bang!

    Mrs. Thornton is asking for $345.01:
    My students need basic school supplies like pencils, sharpeners, folders, glue, and other important items to start off the new school year with a bang.
    Gilbert Spruance Elementary School Comment

Jun 04

Updated Jun 05

  • Tech Helps Us Achieve Our Goals

    Mrs. Moore is asking for $369.61:
    My students need 1 Galaxy tablet, 1 Dragon Android tablet and 1 Amazon Fire tablet.
    Mayfair School
  • I already pay real estate taxes. Send a letter home to the parents since its for their children I figure about $12.00 per child

Jun 05

Jun 03

UNC tops Maryland to grab men’s lacrosse championship

...the national title the day before. Prior to the Tar Heels doing so, only the 1994 Princeton men’s and women’s lacrosse teams had won the national title in the same...

    UNC tops Maryland to grab men's lacrosse championship - The Triangle
    The University of North Carolina Tar Heels became number one in the men's college lacrosse world after defeating the Maryland University Terrapins in the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship game May 30 at Lincoln Financial Field. The Tar Heels topped the number-one seeded lacrosse powerhouse of Maryland, 14-13.
    http://thetriangle.org

Jun 02

Two Off-Duty Philly Police Officers Involved in Shootings Tuesday

...pulled away from the property in a green/blue van. Mosley was apprehended in the 3200 block of Wellington Street and Henry was apprehended at Brighton and Hawthorne streets by an off-duty detective who...

...Mosley was apprehended in the 3200 block of Wellington Street and Henry was apprehended at Brighton and Hawthorne streets by an off-duty detective who, as he was driving home, observed the off...

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...p.m. when an off-duty police officer was driving his motorcycle northbound in the 3400 block of North Broad Street. As he neared the intersection at Tioga Street, a green 2010 Chevy Monte Carlo two...

As he was dragged, the officer said he saw the driver retrieve a weapon from the vehicle. The officer, an eight-year veteran of the police department, shot three times as the vehicle fled east in the 1300 block of Tioga Street.

The vehicle was later located on the 600 block of West Cambria Streets. The driver turned himself in. There are no charges at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

    Two Off-Duty Philly Police Officers Involved in Shootings Tuesday
    No one was shot and suspects in both incidents are in custody. Internal Affairs is investigating both incidents. Two off-duty police officers fired their weapons at suspects in unrelated incidents Tuesday. The first incident occurred at 1:12 p.m.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 01

Off-Duty Officer Walks in on Burglars: Police

...an 8-year veteran assigned to Philly’s 12th District, entered his home on the 3300 block of Wellington Street at 1:12 p.m. Wednesday. As he walked in he noticed his television was...

As he exited the home and ran after them outside, the officer spotted a van pull away at a high speed, police said. Mosley was later apprehended on the 3200 block of Wellington Street while Henry was captured on Brighton and Hawthorne streets by another off-duty detective, according to officials.

As he exited the home and ran after them outside, the officer spotted a van pull away at a high speed, police said. Mosley was later apprehended on the 3200 block of Wellington Street while Henry was captured on Brighton and Hawthorne streets by another off-duty detective, according to officials.

    Off-Duty Officer Walks in on Burglars: Police
    An off-duty officer walked in on two men burglarizing his Philadelphia home, according to investigators. The officer, who is an 8-year veteran assigned to Philly's 12th District, entered his home on the 3300 block of Wellington Street at 1:12 p.m. Wednesday.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 01

Cop walks in on burglary at his house

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.

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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.

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.

    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

Police: Off-Duty Officer Fires At & Chases 2 Suspected Burglars From His Home

Police say that an off-duty officer entered his home on the 3300 block of Wellington Street on Tuesday at 1:12 p.m. When he walked through the front door, officials say he noticed that his television was not there.

The first intruder was taken into custody on the 3200 block of Wellington Street and the second intruder was taken into custody at Brighton and Hawthrone Streets by an off-duty detective who witnessed the pursuit.

    Police: Off-Duty Officer Fires At & Chases 2 Suspected Burglars From His Home
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia Police have announced that a shooting took place on Tuesday involving an off-duty police officer. Officials say that two intruders were inside the officer's home and that he fired his weapon upon finding them inside the residence.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 01

Philadelphia Farmers’ Market Guide 2016: 81 Farmers’ Markets in the Region

Where: 900 East Howell Street, in front of the Oxford Circle Mennonite Church

This article has 16 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: 4th Street and West Lehigh Avenue

Where: Broad Street and Snyder Avenue

Where: 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue

Where: Dickinson Square Park, at Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Street

Where: 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue

Where: 23rd and Pine streets

Where: East Passyunk Avenue, at 11th and Tasker streets

Where: 6026 Germantown Avenue

Where: 27th Street and Girard Avenue

Where: Ridge Avenue and Acorn Street

Where: 2501 East Cumberland Street

Where: West Hunting Park Avenue and Old York Road

Where: The plaza of Lutheran Theological Seminary, on the 7200 block of Germantown Ave

Where: North Park Avenue and Tabor Road

Where: 4300 Silverwood Street

Where: 960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township

    Philadelphia Farmers' Market Guide: 81 Farmers' Markets in the Region
    Fruits, veggies, baked goods, oh my! We've endured the unpredictable weather and incapacitating allergies that come along with spring for long enough and we are finally coming out on the other side ... alive! Our reward? Sweet, sweet summer produce.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 01

Phila. policeman walks in on burglary of his Mayfair home

Eleven vehicles were vandalized along Tyson Avenue in the 2900, 3000, and 3400 blocks. Police first responded to the reported tire slashings about 5:20 a.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Tyson.

After he discovered the burglary just after 1:10 p.m. in the 3300 block of Wellington Street, the officer fired his personal weapon but no one was hit, police said. A third male fled and remained at large Tuesday night, police said.

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About 1:10 p.m. in the 6300 block of Theodore Street, police were called by a neighbor to check on the victim's well-being, said Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detectives. The man, who lived alone, was found unresponsive with head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

George Turner, 39, of the 500 block of Fern Boulevard in Upper Darby, was found dead inside a Chevrolet Uplander on the 5100 block of Woodland Avenue about 5:10 a.m. Sunday. He had been shot multiple times in the head, police said. Police said they did not have a motive or suspects.

Vance Turner, 26, of the 1900 block of South Salford Street in Southwest Philadelphia, was found inside a Hyundai Sonata about 2:20 a.m. Saturday...

...Philadelphia, was found inside a Hyundai Sonata about 2:20 a.m. Saturday on the 2000 block of South 66th Street in the Mount Moriah section, police said. He was bleeding from gunshot wounds to the...

Philadelphia police said Alexander Rus, 67, of the city's Rhawnhurst section, was pulled from the rain-swollen creek near the 8500 block of Verree Road. People who had been fishing found his body in the water about 9:30 a.m. Monday.

    Phila. policeman walks in on burglary of his Mayfair home
    Man dies after falling onto I-95 An unidentified man died Tuesday morning after falling onto I-95 from a pedestrian overpass into Penn's Landing. The man, in his 40s, fell onto the highway from the South Street pedestrian overpass shortly after 9:30 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene 10 minutes later.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 01

Jun 01

Vandal Slashes Tires of 11 Vehicles in Mayfair

Police responded to a report of vandalism on the 2900 block of Tyson Avenue around 5:20 a.m. When they arrived they were met by the owners of...

    Vandal Slashes Tires of 11 Vehicles in Mayfair
    The tires of nearly a dozen vehicles were slashed along a block in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 31

Tires slashed in Mayfair

At least a dozen cars were hit in the area of Tyson Avenue and Battersby Street sometime between late Monday and early Tuesday.

    Tires slashed in Mayfair
    Police are investigating after several residents in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia woke up to find the tires on their vehicles slashed. At least a dozen cars were hit in the area of Tyson Avenue and Battersby Street sometime between late Monday and early Tuesday.
    http://6abc.com

May 31

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