24 hours ago

BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District Community Block Party on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

FREE 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth Street (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Come and bring the children to have plenty of Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

24 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at the 17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community Meeting (19th Jun @ 6pm)

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be our Guest Speaker at the 17th Police District(PSA) 2, Grays Ferry & Tasker Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.

Please bring your concerns, questions, solution, most important stay involved and know what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June;
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm

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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

3 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!

3 days ago

BLOCK PARTY - 17th Police District Block Party, Saturday, 23rd June start at Noon.

FREE: 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth St (Saturday, 23rd June) Noon to 6pm. Bring the children to have fun, there will be food, drinks, music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

5 days ago

17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community mtg w/Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Tues.,19th Jun at 6pm

17th Police District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.
Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

Jun 06

PPD 17th District (PSA) 2 Meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (Tues., 19th June @ 6pm)

17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community. Please bring your concerns, questions, solutions and most important Get Involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June | Time: 6:00pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)

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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

Jun 06

State Rep. Jordan Harris hosting a free Living Wills Clinic on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30am to 2pm

State Rep. Jordan Harris hosting a free Living Wills Clinic on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church, 750 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, 19146.

Stop by to have questions answered or get a will drafted by legal professionals while you wait, all free of charge.

Space is limited, so reserve a spot for you or an older loved one by calling my district office at 215-952-3378.

Jun 06

Safety in Queen Village

Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6...

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Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6 months old in the area) . More cars not even doing stops. May 14 th, there were an incident near 2nd and Monroe around 1 pm and no one called the police . Sorry- and good folks I have known have moved.
I reccomw d Bella Vista area. Great neighborhood association ( Q.v. only cares about zoning,glossy mags with irreverent articles and education.- )
Sorry I just do not feel it is a good area anymore. I wish I could move but my mortgage is too low.

Jun 01

Job Fair Reschedule to Saturday, 9th June at Pennovation Ctr, 3401 Grays Ferry Ave., 19145

Please make note: Job Fair has been rescheduled to Saturday, 9th June (10am to 1pm). (See attach flyer).

Need a Job? Want a Job? Come Dress to Impress and bring Plenty of Resume to the Community Hiring Event location Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Phila., PA 19145.

Pass on this important information....

See you there!

May 21

Updated May 22

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.

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 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

LANIER PLAYGROUND Community Meeting (Thursday, 19th May @ 6:30pm)

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). Come out 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 14

No Community Meeting - 17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 on Tues., May 15th (GO VOTE!)

NEXT MEETING: 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Receive the crime report, bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the Grays Ferry Tasker Community.

Date: Tuesday, JUNE 19th | Time: 6:00pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area).

Guest Speaker: Councilman Kenyatta Johnson