The celebration was held at Broad Street and Glenwood Avenue.
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Glenwood Avenue at Broad Street will be rechristened as Joe Frazier Boulevard at noon. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and other city dignitaries will be joined by boxing legends Larry Holmes and Bernard Hopkins at the event.
Smokin’ Joe Frazier will be honored with a street unveiling at noon at Broad Street and Glenwood Avenue.
Are you an immigrant or refugee (or do you know someone who is)? Stop by and have some questions answered.
Resource fair this week for #HurricaneMaria disaster survivors in Philadelphia. Hosted by Greater Philadelphia Long term Recovery Committee. Help available includes FEMA assistance, employment, health, housing, legal services, and other needs https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-24-resource-fair-to-help-hurricane-maria-evacuees-april-5th-in-philadelphia/
Box 633 12th Street and Lehigh Avenue AOI: 1300 W Silver Street 3 Story 15 x 45 Rooming House 2 and 2 in service Fire under control
Flood insurance can be a drop in the bucket compared to flood damage costs. Check your policy. Give yourself a coverage check-up today. PA #FloodSafety Awareness Week. #BePrepared https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-25-flood-safety-awareness-become-prepared-for-flooding-hazards/
Grad or undergrad students: Interested in emergency management? We're taking applications for our Fellowship Program summer session. We have a range in areas of interest and opportunities. Deadline to apply is April 13th. #SMEM #EMGtwitter https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/jobs/
💧6" of moving flood water can knock an adult off their feet. Never walk into flood water. 💧12" of fast moving flood water can sweep a car off the road. Most flood fatalities occur in cars. Never drive around barriers. ⚠️PA #FloodSafety Awareness Week https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-25-flood-safety-awareness-become-prepared-for-flooding-hazards/
Know the types of flooding that happen in Philadelphia, ways you can help your home, and how to be prepared. PA #FloodSafety Awareness Week ⬇ https://t.co/esrmTBVFSX
Today marks the start of PA Flood Safety Awareness Week. One of the easiest, and most important, things you can do is to be aware of emegency weather info. In Philly, take 5 seconds and text READYPHILA to 888-777 to get alerts. More #FloodSafety info ⬇ https://t.co/esrmTBVFSX
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Michael King, Recovery Chief of Richland Co., SC, shares lessons learned from the historic 2015 floods that devastated Richland Co to our recovery conference. Pre-established recovery plans and relationships with VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) are critical
Please remove snow and ice from the hood and roof of your car before driving. It's not only dangerous to you and others, it's the law. PA Vehicle Code Law 3720: "if snow or ice from your vehicle strikes a vehicle or person and causes injury, you can be ticketed". #DriveSafe
Good morning Philly! As you clear off your cars and get ready for the morning commute, remember to take it slow and watch out for icy patches on roadways. Check out SEPTA's website for delays or detours on your route to work http://ow.ly/rtWU30j5JRz #PHLSnow
Thank you to @PhilaStreets who have about 400 trucks working to clear Philadelphia roadways. Plowing and salting of 300 routes are in progress! #PHLSnow
The snow may be beautiful today, but it is making travel dangerous! Stay off the roads if possible. Allow @PhilaStreets to continue their hard work clearing the roadways.
The snow out there is heavy! When you’re shoveling today, remember to take breaks and stay hydrated #PHLSnow
Heavy, accumulating snow sitting on power lines and tree limbs could cause power outages. Know how to report and track power outages with @PECOconnect for more info: http://bit.ly/2FXxAAE #PHLsnow
Service is suspended on SEPTA Bus Routes 103, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 132, 133, 139, 150, 206, 22, 35, 53, 55, 93, 95, 97, 98, H, XH until further notice due to slick roadway conditions.
The dedicated employees of @PhilaStreets have nearly 2600 miles of city roads to plow. Please help them by not shoveling snow back in the street and keeping cars off corners so they can make turns. Thank you! #PHLsnow #TeamWork
In the event that a tree has fallen on electrical wires, please call PECO’s emergency line: 1-800-841-4141. For non-emergency tree requests, please submit a request through Philly 311. Heavy wet snow will continue for the next several hours.
OK folks, the roads and walkways are icy. Accident NB 95 at Tasker causing traffic delays. PA Department of Transportation has reduced speeds to 45mph on I 76, 676, 476. Please don't go out if you don't have to. Please. Take care of yourself and others.
Looking for a plow? You can track PennDOT plows here. Go to the map and click the Plow box. Super helpful for you! #PHLSnow http://www.511pa.com/
You have 15 min before the City Snow Emergency starts. Cars left on Snow Emergency routes will be moved to other parking spots to assist in snow plowing operations. If your car is moved, call 215-686-SNOW to find it. Do NOT call 911. more info here http://ow.ly/bNqe30j4GWJ
Stay off the roads if possible, let the plows do their work. From @PennDOTNews There is a restriction in effect for the following vehicle types: COMBINATION LOADS, EMPTY TRAILER TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES, RV/CAMPERS, TWIN TRAILER, VEHICLES WITH TOW BEHIND TRAILERS
Want the latest on #PHLSnow? Sign up for free emergency alerts and weather updates at phila.gov/ready. You can also text ReadyPhila (one word) to 888-777 to get text alerts. #ReadyPhila
Due to forecast of snow, trash & recycling collections are suspended for tomorrow. Residents with Weds pick-up should place material curbside Thursday. Collections will be behind 1 day through the weekend unless weather causes further delay. More info ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-20-city-of-philadelphia-officials-announce-preparations-for-winter-storm-2/
All municipal City offices in Philadelphia will be closed on Wednesday, March 21. All non-essential personnel are encouraged to stay home. #PHLSnow https://t.co/dM0VnLJTvI
SEPTA will operate Regional Rail on a Severe Storm Schedule tomorrow due to anticipated snowfall. Worsening conditions may cause routes to be detoured or suspended. Stay informed with their System Status page. More snow info from the city ➡https://t.co/FEazIqT43i
A Snow Emergency will go into effect tomorrow at 9am to allow @PhilaStreets room to plow city roads. Snow route and special @PhilaParking parking info ➡https://t.co/FEazIqT43i
PHILADELPHIA. 12:15PM. It's finally Spring(?) #SpringSnow #VernalEquinox
Due to winter weather and cold in the forecast, @PHLCityHomeless has declared a Code Blue, now in effect in Philadelphia. City is taking special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. Call 215-232-1984 if you see someone who needs shelter.
Maybe not related to #WorldSleepDay in its truest sense, but certainly in the spirit of sleep safety. Philadelphia Fire Department Commissioner Adam Thiehl gave us insight into importance of closing bedroom doors before you sleep, a 900 degree difference that keeps toxic smoke out. Read more in our blog http://bit.ly/2ph8INN or watch the video below. #CloseBeforeYouDoze
#READYCommunity brings the information and resources you need to be prepared right to your community! Join your Philly neighbors next week as we plan for severe weather #poweroutages #thunderstorms #floods http://ow.ly/bjO830iXQfV Free Library of Philadelphia
.@NWS_MountHolly forecast: Light snow will continue through early morning hours, accumulation possible, mainly on elevated surfaces and grassy areas. Be alert for changing visibilities & road conditions. Give yourself extra time on your commute ❄️🚙🚴🏾♀️🚶🏽♀️
⚠PennDot announces day & overnight lane closures in Philadelphia & Bucks Co this week on US 1 (Roosevelt Blvd), Route 63 (Woodhaven Rd), and I-76 for installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems ⬇ https://t.co/TAGZIoGYys
When adjusting your clocks this weekend (or them adjusting themselves), take time to see if you're emergency prepared: test smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors, make a fire escape and family emergency plan. #DaylightSavingTime https://t.co/zQrOZG624V
🚧The City just announced important details about the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade, including info about road closures, parking and more: http://bit.ly/2Fux78w #PHLRoadClosures
The Snow Emergency has ended, cars can now park on Snow Emergency routes. If your car was moved, call 215-686-SNOW. Do not call 911. All City of Philadelphia municipal government offices will open during normal business hours on Thursday, March 8. For additional information: https://goo.gl/WzyKso
Snow Emergencies support @PhilaStreets plowing. Although the snow has stopped, there is still a snow emergency in effect. Please do not park your cars on these routes. The sooner the streets are cleared, the sooner the snow emergency can be lifted #PHLSnow http://ow.ly/v0Zt30iOPLt
Many SEPTA routes are suspended or are detoured at the moment. If taking mass-transit, please check SEPTA's System Status page for info on your route http://www.septa.org/realtime/status/system-status.shtml … #PHLsnow
After the storm ends, please be aware of debris, like tree limbs or wires in the snow, and icy road conditions as temps dip below freezing tonight. Use caution on sidewalks and streets while travelling #PHLsnow
⚠️If travelling on I-95 on the Philadelphia/Bucks County border, please avoid using Woodhaven Road/Route 63 due to hazardous driving conditions. #PHLsnow
Keep your cell phone fully charged in the event you lose power. Know who to call if a tree falls on power lines and how to report and track power outages. #PHLsnow https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/
If you must drive (avoid if possible) plan on difficult travel conditions. Be prepared for reductions in visibility at times. Give yourself extra space between cars and give plows plenty of room. Make sure you have a full tank of gas. #PHLsnow
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