7 hours ago

Jury convicts man in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Camden girl

Brown belonged to the Centerville Bloods and was feuding with Amir Dixon, a member of the Hoover Crips, authorities said. Their dispute spilled into the streets in the 900 block of South Eighth Street, close to the child’s house, in the early evening hours of Aug. 24, 2016.

    Jury convicts man in fatal shooting of 8-year-old Camden girl
    A Superior Court jury on Thursday convicted a 20-year-old man for the 2016 death of Gabrielle "Gabby" Hill-Carter, an 8-year-old Camden girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing outside her home.
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9 hours ago

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became t...

Earlier this week, Mark B. Goodheart became the president of our board of directors. Get to know Mark, whose family boasts several generations of Fleisher students, as well as the three new board members joining us, too. Welcome aboard, Mark!

    Mark B. Goodheart Becomes Board President - Fleisher Art Memorial
    On Tuesday, June 19, Fleisher welcomed new board president Mark B. Goodheart, a trial lawyer, counselor, and principal of Philadelphia's The Goodheart Firm, P.C. Goodheart has long been a student at Fleisher, and two of his children can regularly found in the Saturday Young Artist Program.
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10 hours ago

Our Homeland Security experts would like to t...

Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our Homeland Security experts would like to tweet today, however this is all they are allowed to share.... #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover
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27 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Brau...

9th Anniversary June 25th benefiting South Street Police Mini Station

    Brauhaus Schmitz
    So many people have been through these doors over the years! It's truly humbling to think about it as we come up on Anniversary #9! Please, join us on Monday June 25 at 7PM to help us celebrate...
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30 hours ago

It's now up to the jury. Did a N.J. man kill a child during a bloody Camden gang war?

Authorities say Brown, 20, belonged to the Centerville Bloods and was feuding with Amir Dixon, a member of the Hoover Crips.  Their dispute spilled into the streets in the 900 block of South Eighth Street, close to the child’s house, in the early evening hours of August 2016.

    It's now up to the jury. Did a N.J. man kill a child during a bloody Camden gang war?
    Closing arguments were held in the riveting murder trial of Tyhan Brown, an alleged Centerville Blood gang member charged with killing an 8-year-old Camden girl who was caught in the crossfire during a street shooting two years ago. Gabrielle "Gabby" Hill-Carter was riding her bike outside her house when a stray bullet hit her in the head.
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36 hours ago

Fake Façades: “The Polyester of Brick”

Undertakers, 809 South 9th Street, March 19, 1954. (PhillyHistory,org)

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1328 Walnut Street. October 27, 1949. (PhillyHistory.org)

    Fake Façades: "The Polyester of Brick"
    "If you enjoy the finer things of life, good cheer and good times in a beautiful atmosphere-if you take pride in your home-the FormStone club room is for you," read an advertisement in December 1949. "That 'lost' space in your cellar can become the loveliest room you ever saw, with a FormStone beauty treatment.
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38 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Phil...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Swing back to the 1940s with the REV Theatre Company! A quartet of quirky performers will be putting on three cabaret-style shows in South Philly parks. These events are FREE and open to audiences of...
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39 hours ago

Do you have important phone numbers memorized...

Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here www.phila.gov/ready

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Do you have important phone numbers memorized? In case of an emergency, you may not have easy access to your cell phone or contact list. Who would you call? Find our family emergency plan here...
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47 hours ago

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF THE THIRD STORY ADDITION OVER A TWO (2) STORY PORTION OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE HOLD LIVING, NO CHANGE IN BUILDING HEIGHT AND FOOT-PRINT, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

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2 days ago

Here's the list of the first 64 parks, rec centers, playgrounds and libraries that'll receive Rebuild money, funded mostly by the soda tax

900 Federal Street

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2032-62 N 8th Street

600 Port Royal Avenue

1450 N 26th Street

641 Lindley Avenue

2109 W Chew Avenue

1701 Belmont Avenue

5801 W Girard Avenue

2020-50 W Lehigh Avenue

851 W Olney Avenue

1800 Washington Avenue

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway

280 Cobbs Creek Parkway

2901 Cedar Street

4423 Longshore Avenue

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1202-32 E Montgomery Avenue

2400 N 11th Street

601 Borbeck Ave

5800 Chester Avenue

3267-81 Almond Street

575 Tomlinson Road

147 Master Street

4740 Wayne Avenue

3455 Kensington Avenue

9850 Roosevelt Boulevard

2136 Castor Avenue

1919-41 W Ontario Street

5325 Overbrook Avenue

4901 Kingsessing Avenue

6000 Rising Sun Avenue

5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway

5543 Haverford Avenue

3720 N Broad Street

6942 Woodland Avenue

2000 Washington Lane

5100 Pine Street

740 S 17th Street

2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

601 E Indiana Avenue

400-64 E Ontario Street

732-66 N 36th Street

5700 Torresdale Avenue

300 Shunk Street

Olney Recreation Center / Hammond and Nedro

3101-27 N 22nd Street

8101 Bustleton Avenue

1501 E Bristol Street

9201 N Delaware Avenue

2987 Almond Street

3201 North 5th Street

7301 Torresdale Avenue

5700 Haverford Avenue

2200 E Auburn Street

2600 Morris Street

5710-18 Germantown Avenue

4131 Unruh Avenue

2502-12 N Howard Street

5100 Westminster Avenue

200-64 E Olney Avenue

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
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2 days ago

Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity

John’s Water Ice, 801 Christian St.

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The Franklin Fountain, 116 Market St.

Little Baby’s Ice Cream, 2311 Frankford Ave.

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

Sweet Charlie’s, 1921 Walnut St. and 711 Walnut St.

    Pools, frozen treats and the Shore: Guide to coping with Philly's heat and humidity
    The Philadelphia region is getting a taste of dangerous summer heat - but there are plenty of ways to stay cool. A combination of high temperatures and humidity made it feel hotter than 100 degrees Monday. While relief may be on the way, the dog days of summer are nowhere near over.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Ready to work with glass? In her four-week summer workshop, Elaine Erne will guide you through techniques such as annealing and painting with glass powders to create beautiful sculptural glass tiles. Learn more and register today at: http://bit.ly/2I13ufz.

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3 days ago

Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare

Bella Vista's Bibou, located at 1009 S. Eighth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy French spot 4.5 stars out of 337 reviews.

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Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St. at Rittenhouse Square, this spot is the most popular high-end French restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting four stars out of 1,979 reviews on Yelp.

Next up is Queen Village's Bistrot La Minette, situated at 623 S. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 518 reviews on Yelp, the French breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.

Chef Nicholas Elmi crafts this restaurant's prix fixe menu using local and seasonal ingredients. You can bring your own bottle with no corkage fee, or choose from a variety of wines, beers and spirits. Check out the current menu here and head over to 1617 E. Passyunk Ave. to see for yourself.

Chef Townsend Wentz's menu also changes with the season and includes dishes such as beef tartare with grilled manchego tartine and cressonnette, and lavender-braised rabbit with spring vegetables and liver mousse. Treat yourself at this French spot by heading over to 1623 E. Passyunk Ave.

    Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare
    Craving French food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end French restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Parc/Yelp Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St.
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3 days ago

Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition

...the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer. The buyer has not been named, and Feibush did...

    Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition
    With just weeks to go before the planned demolition of the Christian Street Baptist Church, developer Ori Feibush announced this week that the property will be changing hands. Feibush told Philly.com in an email this weekend that the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer.
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3 days ago

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay coo...

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay cool by visiting pools, libraries and spray grounds. Please check on your neighbors and call PCA Heatline 215-765-9040 if you are worried about them in the heat. #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover http://ow.ly/e4CN30kyn6u

    Ice Cream Eating GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Discover & share this Food GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.
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3 days ago

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index ...

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index 100+ today. Stay cool - drink lots of water, limit time in the sun, seek out shade or AC at Philadelphia Free Library locations: http://ow.ly/j1W130kxSYf Most importantly check on your neighbors - help them open windows and position fans! #PHLHeat

    Locations
    The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes 6 million visitors to our 54 neighborhood libraries and the Rosenbach each year.
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3 days ago

Dalliance with Light (Andy Farmer) posted 1 photo to Flickr:

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    400AMP SERVICE, 4-SUB PANEL, 3-100AMP & 1-60AMP FOR HOUSE PANEL & WIRING THROUGHOUT & LOW VOLTAGE WIRNG CAT5E & RG6 CABLE AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AS PER NFPA 72

    923 S 8TH ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
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    UPGRADE TO 200AMP SERVICE DEMO OLD EQUIPMENT & BYPASS UNUSED METER SOCKETS REPLACE SERVICE ENTRY CABLE METER SOCKET & MAIN PANEL WITH NEW BREAKER TRANSFER BRANCH CIRCUITS INSTALL PANEL GFCI ENSURE SYSTEM BONDING AND GROUNDING AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

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5 days ago

Protesters rallied outside the Christian Street Baptist Church this morning — developer Ori Feibush is planning luxury homes in its place

The 1890s church along the 1000 block of Christian Street has been a point of contention for months.

    Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church
    Protesters on Saturday rallied against South Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush's plans to demolish the Christian Street Baptist Church and build luxury townhouses. "A lot of people are fed up," said Katie Low, a member of RePoint Philadelphia, a political action committee of activists and preservation advocates who organized the protest.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church

The 1890s church along the 1000 block of Christian Street has been a point of contention for months.

    Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church
    Protesters on Saturday rallied against South Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush's plans to demolish the Christian Street Baptist Church and build luxury townhouses. "A lot of people are fed up," said Katie Low, a member of RePoint Philadelphia, a political action committee of activists and preservation advocates who organized the protest.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Feeling the Philly heat? Head to your neighborhood library this summer to cool down in a cool way! Locations and hours ⬇️ bit.ly/2tiu0tv

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    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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6 days ago

6/16 -- Flea Market and Music & Art Event at CAPITOLO Park!

Flea Market with LIVE Music and Art in the Park!
Saturday, June 16th (9am to 3pm)
CAPITOLO Park, 9th & Federal Streets in South Philly

LIVE paint event with Anthony Torcasio, Seper, Priscilla Bell, Ben Howard, Sagamoor, Lawren Alice, with music by The Parlor, Doug Kaetz, Mark Nestman, Barrett Bohr, ShaneGreat, Ircasim, featuring New Sound Brass Band!

6 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Now hiring: Regional Integration Center Coordinator. The RIC plays a critical role in emergency preparedness, awareness, and response around the clock in Philadelphia. Learn more and apply ➡️ bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityJobs #EmergencyManagement #Jobs

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6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4"WATER SERVICE FROM MAIN TO METER,CURB TRAP,FAI,HOUSE DRAIN AND AREA DRAIN-PA1#20181633855-"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"

    749 S 10TH ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Jun 14

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Ready to draw faster and with more confidence? Loosen up in Pat Aulisio's Experimental Drawing workshop, Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Learn new ways of looking at your subject matter through blind contour drawings and urban sketching. Register today at http://bit.ly/2LRUkEJ.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
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Jun 14

Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El...

Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El Compadre Restaurant, 1149 S. 9th Street, available to view now. Juntos Harvey Finkle #Mighty

    Mighty Writers
    Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El Compadre Restaurant, 1149 S. 9th Street, available to view now. Juntos Harvey Finkle #Mighty
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Jun 14

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 2" FIRE SERVICE FROM CURB TO BUILDING. SUPPLY AND INSTALL ALL REQUIRED SPRINKLERS PER NFPA 13. SUPPLY ANDINSTALL ALL REQUIRED PIPING, HANGERS AND FITTINGS, PER NFPA 13. SUPPLY AND INSTALL NEW 2-1/2" CITY-APPROVED BACKFLOW PREVENTER. SUPPLY AND INSTALL NEW FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION. SUPPLY AND INSTALL ALL REQUIRED BELLS, TAMPERS AND FLOW SWITCHES.

    1211-13 CARPENTER ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

Jun 13

Join your neighbors for a free boot camp sess...

Join your neighbors for a free boot camp session with Charge Performance and Wellness at 645pm TONIGHT. Register here: facebook.com/events/1672852812812672

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Join your neighbors for a free boot camp session with Charge Performance and Wellness at 645pm TONIGHT. Register here: facebook.com/events/1672852812812672
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Jun 13

Over the past few days, several flood alerts ...

Over the past few days, several flood alerts were issued by the National Weather Service. Spring and summer see severe weather which produces dangerous flooding, whether you're on foot or in your car. Know your neighborhood waterway and street flood risks.

    Flood Safety Awareness: Become Prepared for Flooding Hazards | Office of Emergency Management
    March 25, 2018 The week of March 26 through March 30th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in Pennsylvania, an effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with state and local emergency management offices to highlight the hazard of flooding and what you can do to be prepared.
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Jun 13

So much happening in our local parks and gard...

So much happening in our local parks and gardens this week! Thanks go out to Charge Performance and Wellness for sponsoring this week's newsletter. Free Boot Camp tonight - if raining meet at the Charge gym, 928 Christian.

    News for June 13
    Just a couple more things ... for your calendar Print is not dead! BVNA print newsletter committee meets June 18, 7-7:45 p.m., at Santore Library, 932 S. 7 th St. Everyone is welcome! Join us as we make plans for the fall issue of the Bella Vista News, our bi-annual print newsletter.
    https://mailchi.mp

Jun 13

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    FIRE ALARM INSTALL 3-SMOKE DETECTORS, 1-PULL STATION & 2-HORN STROBES AS PER NFPA 72 SOUTH DISTRICT

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    WIRE 12 RECEPTS, 6 SWITCHES & 9 RECESSED LIGHTS AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT)

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    FOR PRESCRIPTIVE ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING SIT DOWN RESTAURANT AS SHOWN PER APPROVED PLANS. WORK TO INCLUDE THE ERECTION OF PARTITION WALLS, PROVIDE FINISHES AND FURNISHINGS THROUGHOUT. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK.

    900 CHRISTIAN ST Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

Jun 13

Jun 12

June 27: Neighborhood Happy Hour

(215) 627-0057

    June 27: Neighborhood Happy Hour
    Copyright 2013 Bella Vista Neighbors Association | P.O. Box 63955 | Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 627-0057 | The creation of this website was the result of shared creative planning by both Bella Vista Neighbors Association and Scott Fichter at Blue Fox Creative
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Jun 12

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Look good all summer in a jewelry set you designed and made yourself! There are just a few spots left in Maureen Duffy's Designing a Jewelry Set workshop, which meets on Tuesday nights this summer. Register soon before they're all gone at http://bit.ly/2LIjx4s.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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Jun 12

Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia

Italian Market: 1180 S. 10th St. (215) 463-0868

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524 S 4th St

1823 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square: 1740 Sansom St. (215) 557- 9299

Fishtown, 431 East Girard Ave. (215) 425-1555

2015 Walnut Street

1500 Locust Street

3939 Chestnut St

1930 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2900 Aramingo Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134

1000 Frankford Avenue, Suite 1, Philadelphia, PA 19125

    Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia
    Restaurants around the Philadelphia region are celebrating Dads this Father's Day with freebies, free food, deals, specials and events. Here is a round-up of ten of the best Father's Day in Philadelphia offers including free water ice, pizza, soup dumplings, Dan Dan noodles and root beer fl
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Jun 11

South Philly developer Ori Feibush changes course, plans to demolish 19th-century church

Feibush plans to begin demolishing the 6,500-square-foot church, located at 1020-24 Christian St., on Monday, June 18, he said in an interview with the Inquirer and Daily News...

    South Philly developer Ori Feibush changes course, plans to demolish 19th-century church
    After announcing earlier this year that he would be willing to transfer his agreement of sale for the Christian Street Baptist Church to a preservation-minded buyer, developer Ori Feibush has decided to proceed with his plan to demolish the church.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 11

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home afte...

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and made it a sucess!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and...
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Jun 11

Several inches of rain overnight caused some ...

Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or driving near murky flood water. Turn around: Avoid flood water.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or...
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