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22 hours ago

Police Investigating Robbery Spree In South Philly

According to police, the first armed robbery occurred on March 10 near third and Fitzwater Streets. The second happened on March 19 on the 700 block of 9th Street.

Incident #3: April 1: 1000 block of Fitzwater Street

Incident #4: April 2, 900 block of Fitzwater Street

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Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew is describing surveillance video that the police department released this week of an armed robbery of two men in their early 20s on the 2100 block of Carpenter Street on April 2.

Incident #1: March 10: 300 block of Fitzwater Street

    Police Investigating Robbery Spree In South Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - "He runs up on the sidewalk from the street with a gun already out so it's really brazen." Philadelphia Police Captain Sekou Kinebrew is describing surveillance video that the police department released this week of an armed robbery of two men in their early 20s on the 2100 block of Carpenter Street on April 2.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

31 hours ago

Police: 5 robberies in Philadelphia likely connected; suspects sought

Police say the victim was walking in the 700 block of South 9th Street when he was approached by a man who pointed a handgun at him and demanded money.

Police say the suspect got out of a gray sedan in the 1000 block of Fitzwater Street and put a handgun against the chest of the victim, demanding his belongings. He took the victim's iPhone and $60 cash before getting into the car and fleeing east on Fitzwater Street.

The victim was walking in the 900 block of Fitzwater Street when he was approached from behind by two men, one of whom pointed a handgun at him and demanded his belongings.

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Police say the victim was walking in the 300 block of Fitzwater Street when he was approached by two men. One of them pointed a handgun at him and demanded his wallet.

The suspects took the man's wallet and fled in an unknown direction. The armed suspect later tried to use one of the victim's debit cards at the Wawa at 518 South 2nd Street but the transaction was declined.

Police say the victims were walking in the 2100 block of Carpenter Street when they were approached by two men who pointed handguns at them. The victims were robbed of their wallets and $146 in cash. The suspects fled north on 21st Street from Carpenter.

    Police: 5 Philly robberies likely connected; suspects sought
    Philadelphia police are on the hunt for at least two suspects after a series of armed robberies in the city. The department's South Detective Division said the five robberies appear to be connected based similarities in the suspect descriptions, locations, and other factors. Investigators released the following details: MARCH 10 at 1:20 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

32 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Larr...

There will be a live telephone town hall with Senator Farnese, tonight at 6pm. In order to register your phone number to participate, please visit http://www.senatorfarnese.com/townhall

    Larry Farnese
    Please join me Monday, April 23 at 6PM for a Telephone #TownHall. I look forward to answering all of your questions regarding the important issues in our community. You are welcome to call in or...
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33 hours ago

21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

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Where:Various locations including Taqueria Feliz, 4410 Main Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Warmdaddy's, 1400 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

Where:Various locations including Woody's, 202 S. 13th Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue

Where:Various locations including Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Various locations including Time, 1315 Sansom Street

Where:23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

    21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29
    PHS Pop Up Garden | Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Flavors on the Avenue, Center City Jazz Festival, Science Carnival on the Parkway and more... Calling all foodies, music lovers, techies, outdoorsy types, theater buffs and science fans - there's a ton of fun to be had in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

33 hours ago

Multiple Robberies 3rd 17th Districts

On March 19, 2018, at 11:00 pm, the victim, while on the 700 block of South 9th Street, was approached from behind by an unknown black male, who pointed a handgun at him...

On April 1, 2018, at 11:20 pm, the victim, while on the 1000 block of Fitzwater Street, was approached by an unknown black male who exited the driver’s side door of...

On April 2, 2018, at 9:45 pm, the victim, while on the 900 block of Fitzwater Street was approached from behind by two unknown males. Suspect #1, who was pointing a handgun...

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On March 10, 2018, at 1:20 am @ the victim, while on the 300 block of Fitzwater Street, was  approached by two unknown black males when suspect #1 pointed a handgun at him...

...1 later attempted to use the victim's debit card at a Wawa located at 518 South 2nd Street but the transaction was denied...

...17-013868On April 2, 2018, at 11:26 pm, the victim's, while on the 2100 block of Carpenter Street, he was approached by two unknown black males pointing handguns at the them while demanding...

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    Multiple Robberies 3rd 17th Districts
    The South Detective Division is investigating a robbery pattern in the 3rd and 17th Districts. This pattern is based on modus operandi, recovered video surveillance, offender description, time of day and the close proximity of the incidents.
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2 days ago

Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A B...

Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school’s autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school's autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 100A, 20- CIRCUIT PANEL, 1- NEW CIRCUIT, 1- DIMMER, 1- PULL CHAIN... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    714 S PERCY ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    REINSTALL ONE EXISTING DUCTLESS FUJITSU DUAL-ZONE MINI SPLIT SYSTEM SUPPLY AND INSTALL ONE NEW DUAL-ZONE FUJITSU DUCTLESS MINI SPLIT SYSTEM

    736 CARPENTER ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

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3 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200AMP SERVICE WITH 3-METER SOCKET W/ 2-100AMP PANEL & 30AMP HOUSE PANEL- 1ST FLOOR 22-RECEPTACLES, 19-LIGHTS & APARTMENT 2ND & 3RD FLOOR 30-RECEPTACLES, 17-SWITCHES, 18-LIGHTS, 4-SMOKES AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    913 S 8TH ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR / EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS WITH PARTIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR REAR, AND CONSTRUCTION OF ROOF DECK ACCESSED FROM THIRD FLOOR REAR; FOR PLACEMENT OF UNDERPINNING IN BASEMENT OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLAN.

    920 LEAGUE ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

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

  • Cozy Classroom Carpet

    Mrs. Motsney is asking for $607.27:
    My students need a clean and brightly colored carpet to sit on during our whole group learning time.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment
  • We Need Seat Sacks!

    Mrs. Motsney is asking for $483.92:
    My students need 30 seat sacks and 30 pencil cases to help organize their supplies in our classroom.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

    News of Bella Vista April 18
    Bella Vista cleans up Dozens of neighbors turned out last Saturday to help Bella Vista do its part in the annual Philly Spring Cleanup. The event also marked the kickoff of BVNA's much anticipated paid sidewalk and curb cleaning services.
    https://mailchi.mp

4 days ago

After a months-long attempt to demolish a Bella Vista church, Ori Feibush searches for a preservationist to save it

...that time, Feibush filed for zoning permits allowing for demolition of the church, located at 1020-24 Christian St. He told the Inquirer and Daily News in November that he hoped to begin razing...

    After a months-long attempt to demolish a Bella Vista church, Ori Feibush searches for a preservationist to save it - Philly
    When the developer put the Christian Street Baptist Church under agreement, he intended to demolish the property and build residential units. Now, he is seeking a preservation-minded buyer to whom he can assign his contract. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL 6" LATERAL & FAI - PA1# 2018-1081081 - REMOVE HOUSE TRAP AND HERMETICALLY SEALING THE LATERAL BY A CAP OR PLUG PER SECTION P-606.1 OF THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    630-32 CHRISTIAN ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    800 AMP SERVICE 11 METERS & BREAKER BOXES (11 TOTAL) 120 VOLT SMOKE DETECTORS THROUGHOUT AS PER CODE. 8 APARTMENTS APPLIANCE CIRCUITS. 10 CENTRAL AIR UNITS, GFCI RECEPTACLES. ALL BRANCH WIRING. 2-COMMERCIAL SPACE.AS PER 2008.***NO FIRE ALARM ON THIS PERMIT***

    601 CHRISTIAN ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

5 days ago

April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour

(215) 627-0057

    April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour
    As spring finally starts to set in (slowly but surely), we're happy to announce a special edition of BVNA's Happy Hour! Join us on the 26th at Acadia, a new Cajun-Creole restaurant bringing New Orleans to Bella Vista with colorful decor, dishes and cocktails. This month's happy hour will benefit the BVNA Sidewalk Cleaning Campaign.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

5 days ago

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