29 min ago

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be c...

Just a quick reminder that Fleisher will be closed to the public and no classes will be held Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28. We hope you have a happy and healthy unofficial start of the summer!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
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2 hours ago

Italian spot Burrata opens its doors in Passyunk Square

Craving Italian eats? A new neighborhood spot has you covered. Located at 1247 S. 13th St. in Passyunk Square, the newcomer is called Burrata.

    Italian spot Burrata opens its doors in Passyunk Square
    Craving Italian eats? A new neighborhood spot has you covered. Located at 1247 S. 13th St. in Passyunk Square, the newcomer is called Burrata. At this trattoria, diners can start off a meal with an array of appetizers, including grilled baby octopus, mussels and the eponymous burrata -- a cream-filled fresh mozzarella cheese topped with tomatoes, prosciutto and fig balsamic.
    http://6abc.com

2 hours ago

Time is running out for you to create a new l...

Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the reusable tote bags sold by the market's many vendors. The competition is open to Fleisher students, teaching artists, and members. Submit up to five designs, which reflect the market's reputation as one of the best places to shop for fresh foods, by May 31. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2IPRZZg.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Time is running out for you to create a new look for Reading Terminal Market ... and win $1,000! For the third year in a row, we've partnered with the market to host a design competition for the...
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2 hours ago

Realtor friends: come check out some local sc...

Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Realtor friends: come check out some local schools, including Arthur! Get your tickets here: realtortour.eventbrite.com
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8 hours ago

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness stu...

Today's enews, sponsored by local fitness studio Charge Performance and Wellness.

    BVNA News for May 23
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    https://mailchi.mp

15 hours ago

16 hours ago

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    FOR THE CREATION OF ONE (1) EXTERIOR WINDOW OPENING WITH STEEL LINTEL ON THE SECOND FLOOR REAR OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLAN. ** ONE (1) EXTERIOR WINDOW OPENING ONLY - ADDITIONAL PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK **

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24 hours ago

Friends of Chester Arthur shared South of Sou...

Three cheers for William and many thanks to South of South Neighborhood Association for recognizing an amazing student at Arthur! #3Bs #wildcatpride

    South of South Neighborhood Association
    We stopped by Chester A Arthur Elementary School today to award 5th grader William the SOSNA Michelle Cutner Award for being a great student, a good classmate, and having stellar work ethic. Congrats...
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25 hours ago

Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10

...City will be on hand serving up cans and drafts. May the best brew win! (1148 S 11th St....

This article has 18 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...tasting glass. General admission tickets are $46 and come with unlimited pours and a glass.  (29 E Allen St....

...and Russian River. Check out their Facebook event page for each day’s draft list. (1500 Locust St....

Legendary Center City bar Monk’s is hosting another legend at beer week this year. Meet owner and brewer John Kimmich of The Alchemist, known for his beer, Heady Topper, the unofficial creator of the New England IPA. Cash only, plan on getting there early. (264 S 16th St.)

...hand to provide the brews and proceeds from the fun will benefit dog rescue charities. (3467 Richmond St....

Homebrew pros will face off at Jose Pistola's for a chance to brew at Dogfish Head Brewery. Tickets are $25 and get you unlimited homebrew samples and a chance to vote for the best beer. Purchase them online here. (263 S 15th St.)

Visit Old City for their weekly burlesque and cabaret show featuring lots of suds and specials. Doors at 9 PM, show starts at 10 PM. (10 S Front St.)

...most brews gets a steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St...

...steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St....

Get your laugh on this beer week at this comedy showcase. Tickets are $10 and include a stellar lineup of six comics and one pint of a flagship Saint Benjamin beer. Grab your tickets here. (1710 North 5th St.)

...consumers grab the snazziest cans. Tickets are $15 and include discounted beers from panelist breweries. (1320 Chestnut St....

Strangelove’s is hosting a beertastic evening of quizzo with the help of Allagash and Bell’s. Starting at 5 PM meet some awesome brew reps before quizzo kicks off at 6 PM with beer prizes, a tap takeover and more. (216 S 11th St.)

...hand with giveaways—only if you are able to beat them at a board game. (6235 Frankford Ave....

...kayak, which will depart from the Community Boathouse. Tickets include one beer—buy them here. (5400 Lindbergh Ave....

A Philly-style luau awaits in the Northeast with tropical beers from Rivertowne Brewing. The party will feature a limbo contest, pineapple bowling, pass the coconut, leis, giveaways, and perhaps a slushy machine. (7980 Oxford Ave.)

Build a derby car and partake in a race across the first floor of this Center City bar. Sly Fox and Troegs will be on hand to provide the cans and registration is at 5 PM and the races begin at 7 PM. Read the event listing for derby car rules. (224 S 15th St.)

Dominion Oak Barrel. Enjoy them in a flight, solo or paired with the spirit that they were aged in. (509 S 2nd St.)

This festival is a homage to beer and the jam band music. Splintered Sunlight, the area’s top Grateful Dead cover band, will headline the festival and brews from Sierra Nevada, Terrapin, Fat Heads and Starr Hill will be showcased. (3925 Walnut St.)

...breweries like Russian River. We’ll update the article when the draft list is released. (4333 Spruce St....

    Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10
    Philly Beer Week is back and bigger than ever for its 11th year from Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 10. Quite possibly the best week of the year for beer drinkers, PBW takes over the city with pairings, classes, games, dinners, festivals and all things beer.
    https://philly.thedrinknation.com

28 hours ago

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of choco...

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen #ChocolateEmergency

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen...
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28 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Definitely the sweetest video shoot we ever did. Talking small business preparedness with Mueller's Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market. Insight into weathering any size emergency, coming soon in our monthly Part of the Plan series. Plan...to Stay Open. #READYBusiness

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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32 hours ago

Did you know that young people who participat...

Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for the 2018 show! Come support the arts! Thursday March 31st at 5pm.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know that young people who participate in the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement? FoCA is proud to support the drama club @ Arthur and we can't wait for...
    https://www.facebook.com

32 hours ago

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome A...

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome America celebration. 7 days and 50 events to mark our nation's independence in the city where it all started. Check out the schedule and also sign up for free text alerts from the City. Text AMERICA to 888-777 and stay connected to developing weather, event, and public safety information. #July4thPhilly 🇺🇲️ https://welcomeamerica.com/events/

    Events - Welcome America 2018
    The festival is traveling into the local communities! Philadelphia is much more than our downtown. Discover a new neighborhood or enjoy a staycation. For a look at where we'll be, explore below:
    https://welcomeamerica.com

2 days ago

Updated 39 hours ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

2 days ago

3 days ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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3 days ago

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEME...

STREETS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET IMPROVEMENT FOR WEEK OF MAY 21 Temporary, Full Street Closures and Parking Restrictions Expected

    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

3 days ago

  • Help Us Make Claymations Easier AND Start Our Art Library!

    Ms. Arrivello is asking for $595.88:
    My students need claymation supplies and an artist library!! Students need clay to mold, clamps to hold their phones while using an animation app and books for reference and knowledge of master artworks!
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4 days ago

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just...

Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The rain is starting to clear out.

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Say hello to the volunteers at our table just south of Catharine on your way down to the Italian Market Festival 2018, pick up safety tips, a newsletter, or just pop in to chat under our tent. The...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    HOTWORKS: WELDING/CUTTING WORK - PERMIT EXPIRES:5/16/19

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    UNDERPINNING PORTION OF THE BASEMENT AS PER PLANS. INSTALL EGRESS WELL AT FRONT OF BUILDING.NO OTHER WORK INCLUDED IN THIS PERMIT APPLICATION. UNDERPINNING SHALL BE DONE IN ALTERNATE SECTIONS OF THREE FEET EACH AND ENGINEER SHALL BE AT SITE DURING UNDERPINNING AND CONTRACTOR SHALL INSTALL SHORING PRIOR TO START EXCAVATION TO PROTECT ADJACENT PROPERTIES.

    1312 ELLSWORTH ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    LEGALIZE 2ND FLOOR EXTENSION OF REAR ADDITION PER SUBMITTED PLAN

    1211 ANNIN ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Hey hey whatddya say - it's Friday! Relax, d...

Hey hey whatddya say - it's Friday! Relax, don't cook tonight - order in dinner. Need more convincing? Order Caviar using the link below and 10% will go to FoCA. There you go! And, you're welcome. http://foca.withcaviar.com

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    http://foca.withcaviar.com

5 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
    https://www.youtube.com/

5 days ago

May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery

(215) 627-0057

    May 23: Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery
    Wednesday, May 23 at 6 PM - 8 PM Neighborhood Social & Open House at Jed Williams Gallery Jed Williams Gallery 615 Bainbridge St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 What could be better than art and wine? Mingle with neighbors at a special neighborhood social and open house at the Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

5 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

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

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

FoCA is proud to partner with the Walnut Str...

FoCA is proud to partner with the Walnut Street Theatre to bring drama to Arthur. Join us for this year's production of "The Princess Who Lost Her Hair". Special thanks to the Lenfest Foundation for their support of this program.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    FoCA is proud to partner with the Walnut Street Theatre to bring drama to Arthur. Join us for this year's production of "The Princess Who Lost Her Hair". Special thanks to the Lenfest Foundation for...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS TO ROOF TOP DECK, ADDITION OF SPIRAL STAIRS, ACCESSORY TO A SINGLE -FAMILY DWELLING, PER SUBMITTTED ENGINEERS PLAN.

    1150 S 13TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 16

Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Intrigued by the Philadelphia Museum of Art's exhibition Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey? Continue your exploration of the tumultuous decade in Dan Buskirk's summer workshop that explores four ground-breaking 1968 films, the impact of which continues to reverberate today. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/2IogVHt

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial added a new photo.
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May 16

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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May 16

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a ...

Today's enewsletter, sponsored by Nottene, a local print and pattern design studio. https://mailchi.mp/10389e9fbcc9/news-of-bella-vista-may-16?e=689d9f05b8

    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Lanier Playground Community Meeting on Thursday, 17th May at St. Gabriel's Hall @ 6:30 pm

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood).

Please attend and bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programming and most important your support.

NOTE: Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration don't forget to add this date to your calendar.

May 15

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
    https://beta.phila.gov

May 15

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for P...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute. Potential for damaging wind, heavy rain at times. Use caution on roads & at home

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute....
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May 15

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly...

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly: Good afternoon! We are gearing up our severe weather operations for later this afternoon. Remain alert for severe thunderstorms, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM especially for eastern PA and NJ. Have a trusted source for severe weather warnings later today. From us: Sign up for our free weather warning text alerts direct from @NWS_MountHolly to your phone. Text READYPHILA to 888-777. To customize your free text or email alerts, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready and click on "sign up for alerts". #ImportantInfo #StayConnected #BeReady

    Office of Emergency Management | Homepage
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
    https://beta.phila.gov

May 15

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheel...

You know warm weather is here when ColorWheels rolls out! Catch our mobile art studio at the Philadelphia Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center this week. We'll be there Thursday, Friday, and Saturday! While you wait, watch this super fun video and think about hosting ColorWheels at your own event.

    ColorWheels: Delivering Creativity to Your Neighborhood!
    ColorWheels is Fleisher's mobile art studio, launched in 2012. Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of art," ColorWheels delivers creative experiences directly to community members in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. The van is equipped with the tools and supplies needed for Fleisher's teaching artists to guide community members in hands-on culturally inspired mini workshops, collaborative public art projects, and art technique demonstrations.
    https://www.youtube.com/

May 15

Hazardous weather forecast for today that cou...

Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with damaging winds and heavy rain. Flash Flood Watch begins at 4pm. Use caution

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiti...

Have you been sitting on the sidelines, waiting to take your first art class? We have some great news for you this summer as we roll out our new JumpstART workshops, a series of very affordable one-night workshops. Registration is just $25, which includes all materials, and you'll walk out away with an original work of art. You might just find yourself ready to dive into our more immersive offerings, too. Learn more and register today!

May 14

From the National Weather Service Storm Predi...

From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging winds, are forecast across parts of the Mid-Atlantic (including Philadelphia) and New England Tuesday afternoon and evening, where an Enhanced Risk has been included. From us: ➡️Follow the forecast. ➡️Sign up for free weather/emergency alerts. Text READYPHILA to 888-777 for warnings sent via text or go to our website http://www.phila.gov/ready (click on "sign up for alerts) to customize text or email alerts

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging...
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May 14

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanc...

Another gorgeous wedding in our historic Sanctuary! Congrats Colleen and Shailen, and thank you, Love Me Do Photography for sharing. Interested in having us host your special day? Learn more at fleisher.org/rentals.

    Colleen + Shailen | Fleisher Art Memorial Wedding | Philadelphia, Pa
    Colleen and Shailen are beautiful friends of ours and we felt so lucky to document their special day! After a summertime elopement , they threw a more formal (and colorful) gathering last fall. Their day was held at Fleisher Art Memorial in South Philadelphia, a truly unique sp
    http://www.lovemedophotography.com

May 14

LANIER PLAYGROUND Community Meeting (Thursday, 17th May @ 6:30pm)

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm at St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood). Please come out to bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programs and support. Get involved!

NOTE: Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration on Saturday, 4th August 2018, add to your calendar.

May 14

Keep your eye out for the Spring 2018 edition...

Keep your eye out for the Spring 2018 edition of the BVNA print newsletter landing on your doorstep soon (and at the link below)! A huge THANK YOU to all of the sponsors of the Bella Vista News: St. Peter's School, Brauhaus Schmitz, Hale & True, Law Office of Alfonso Madrid, the Conway Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, Pit Stop HQ, AcadiaPhilly, Larry Levin, 3rd Story Philly, WAG: Whole Animal Gym, Society Hill Mail & Parcel Service Inc, Leonard, Sciolla, Hutchison, Leonard & Tinari, LLP, Corner Dentistry, Italian Market Festival 2018, Esposito's Meats, Fante's Kitchen Shop, Gregory Damis, Parent To Child and Therapy Associates

    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

May 14

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important in...

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to customize your text and email alerts ➡️https://bit.ly/2fdbgGW

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    ⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to...
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