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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

3720 N Broad 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

900 Federal Street

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

800-82 N 8th Street

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

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.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 12

Nicetown-Tioga Library shared Logan Branch Li...

August 2nd at Logan!

    Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    August 2nd!
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Jun 12

Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their cover ph...

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their cover photo.
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Jun 11

We're so excited summer is almost here! Come ...

We're so excited summer is almost here! Come visit the library tomorrow afternoon to hear more about our summer reading program -- there will be giveaways for children and teens who sign up for the program and pizza for all.

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    We're so excited summer is almost here! Come visit the library tomorrow afternoon to hear more about our summer reading program -- there will be giveaways for children and teens who sign up for the...
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Jun 07

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, REGISTRATION FOR ...

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. If you were unable to register, but would like to learn more about criminal record expungement or sealing, please contact one of the following: If your case was in Philadelphia AND you were represented by a public defender, contact the Defender Association of Philadelphia at 215-568-3190 or visit http://www.philadefender.org/ If your case was in Philadelphia, but you were not represented by a public defender, contact Community Legal Services of Philadelphia by going to their North Philadelphia Law Center at 1410 West Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140 on Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 9:00 am -12:00 pm.

    Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker
    DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. If you were unable to register, but would like to learn more about criminal record expungement or sealing, please contact one...
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May 29

CLS Blog: Decision Making and Independence for Older Adults

...Disabilities Unit are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am to noon in our office at 1410 W. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia PA...

    CLS Blog: Decision Making and Independence for Older Adults
    May is Older Americans month. This series explores new and growing movements and ideas that help older adults maintain their independence and autonomy throughout later life. We will be exploring alternatives to guardianship, and home and community based services and supports.
    https://clsphila.org

May 25

Nicetown-Tioga Library shared Cecil B. Moore ...

Enjoy your holiday weekend!

    Cecil B. Moore Library
    Cecil B. Moore Library, Philadelphia, PA. 205 likes · 9 talking about this · 555 were here. Serving North Central Philadelphia, Strawberry Mansion, Brewerytown, Sharswood, and the Johnson Homes.
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May 25

Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their cover ph...

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their cover photo.
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May 25

Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their profile ...

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Nicetown-Tioga Library updated their profile picture.
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May 24

Former Underground Railroad stop in Montco at center of preservation fight

At the intersection of Germantown and Butler pikes sits a 10-acre parcel of land with three buildings: a farmhouse, a carriage house, and a barn built in the late-18th and early 19th centuries.

    Former Underground Railroad stop in Montco at center of preservation fight
    A years-long fight over an historic property in Whitemarsh Township, near Plymouth Meeting in Montgomery County, Pa., continues this week as a developer and a group of preservationists make their cases in a township zoning hearing. At issue is a property that was once a stop along the Underground Railroad, sheltering African-American slaves who had escaped Southern plantations and were traveling toward freedom.
    https://whyy.org

May 24

Fairmount: NBR’s Boss Breaks Norms in the Community, as a Woman, and as a Businesswoman

Thomas grew up on a tight block off of Broad Street and Erie Avenue, where her family still lives. Because of this, she is able to comprehend the needs...

    Fairmount: NBR's Boss Breaks Norms in the Community, as a Woman, and as a Businesswoman
    On a day- to-day basis, Shalimar Thomas, North Broad Renaissance 's executive director, schedules meetings with city commissioners, organizes community events and keeps her growing team on track. Thomas' rigor is fueled by one thing - revitalizing North Broad Street.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

May 17

Would you like to have some input into what h...

Would you like to have some input into what happens at the library? Join us!

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Would you like to have some input into what happens at the library? Join us!
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May 16

Do you have questions about credit? Here's a...

Do you have questions about credit? Here's a workshop that can help.

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Do you have questions about credit? Here's a workshop that can help.
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May 16

Joe Shemtov is bringing TRAVELING TREASURES t...

Joe Shemtov is bringing TRAVELING TREASURES to the Nicetown-Tioga LIbrary branch this Thursday, May 17, at 4:00 p.m. Traveling Treasures is "a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel." Open to all ages!

    Traveling Treasures
    Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. This one-hour librarian-led program is well-suited for the classroom and is also appropriate for lifelong learners. The chosen objects are representative of some of the Rare Book Department's collections.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 14

Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 25th District [VIDEO]

...2018, at 7:29 pm, an unknown black male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 3705 Germantown Avenue, approached the counter and handed an employee a threatening demand note. The employee then looked...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 25th District [VIDEO]
    On April 6, 2018, at 7:29 pm, an unknown black male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 3705 Germantown Avenue, approached the counter and handed an employee a threatening demand note. The employee then looked at the suspect at which time he pulled a handgun from his waist area.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 13

Broad Street collision sends vehicles onto sidewalk

It happened shortly after midnight Sunday on Broad near Butler Street.

    Broad Street collision sends vehicles onto sidewalk
    Two cars collided on Broad Street in North Philadelphia and ended up on the sidewalk. It happened shortly after midnight Sunday on Broad near Butler Street. Police say the driver of a dark-colored sedan traveling southbound crossed over the center line and struck another vehicle head-on.
    http://6abc.com

May 11

Blood on Elmwood sidewalk attests to violent 18-hour span in Philly

1:30 p.m.: Tracey McKinney, 45, of the 3300 block of Goodman Street in Franklinville, was found on the 1300 block of West Erie Avenue in Franklinville with gunshot wounds to his back, an arm, and a leg. He was taken to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m.

1:30 p.m.: Tracey McKinney, 45, of the 3300 block of Goodman Street in Franklinville, was found on the 1300 block of West Erie Avenue in Franklinville with gunshot wounds to his back, an arm, and a leg. He was taken to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m.

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The gunfire outside the restaurant at 6515 Elmwood Ave. erupted about 7:15 p.m. Police said the two victims and the gunman and...

...attacked him for reasons he did not know. Kabba dropped his food and ran to 65th Street and Elmwood to alert a friend that he had been attacked. When the two returned to the...

10:05 a.m.: Todd Washington, 28, of the 5700 block of Wheeler Street in Southwest Philadelphia, was found shot in the head on the 800 block of North 42nd Street in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

10:05 a.m.: Todd Washington, 28, of the 5700 block of Wheeler Street in Southwest Philadelphia, was found shot in the head on the 800 block of North 42nd Street in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

...block of West Garfield Street in Germantown, was found shot in the chest on the 6900 block of Torresdale Avenue in Tacony. Luke was inside a nearby Chinese takeout restaurant when a shooter entered and...

10 p.m.: Bicycle officers in South Philadelphia heard gunshots and found a 61-year-old man shot in the groin and sitting on a stoop on the 2200 block of South Eighth Street. He was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition.

11 p.m.: A 29-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while walking on the 2500 block of Federal Street, Grays Ferry. He was in stable condition at Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center. Police found ballistics evidence in front of a rowhouse that has been used in the filming of Creed II.

11:15 p.m.: A 28-year-old man was shot in the face on the 4200 block of Lancaster Avenue in Powelton. He was taken to Penn-Presbyterian, where he was in stable condition.

3:40 a.m. A 43-year-old man was shot in a leg in West Philadelphia. He said he had just parked his car on the 5800 block of Pine Street and was walking home when three men announced a stickup. He was in stable condition at Penn-Presbyterian.

    Blood on Elmwood sidewalk attests to violent 18-hour span in Philly
    Karamo Kaba, grief etched on his face, stood Thursday on the sidewalk outside BI's Restaurant in Elmwood and stared at the blood of his nephew Cherno Kabba, 24, one of two men shot to death Wednesday night after what police said was a dispute with two other men.
    http://www.philly.com

May 10

Nicetown-Tioga Library added 2 new photos.

Is there someone in your neighborhood who goes above and beyond to serve the community? Nominate them to be a Community Champion! The deadline has been extended to May 17.

    Nicetown-Tioga Library
    Nicetown-Tioga Library added a new photo.
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May 09

Police: Man In Critical Condition Following North Philadelphia Shooting

Police say the shooting happened at Broad Street and Erie Avenue around 1 p.m.

    Police: Man In Critical Condition Following North Philadelphia Shooting
    A man is in critical condition after he was shot in North Philadelphia Tuesday.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 09

Man injured after daytime shooting in Tioga-Nicetown section of Philadelphia

The shooting happened at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Broad and Erie streets.

    Man injured after daytime shooting in Tioga-Nicetown
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Police are investigating a shooting in the Tioga-Nicetown section of Philadelphia that left one man injured. The shooting happened at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Broad and Erie streets. Action News is told a 46-year-old man was shot three times in the back and taken to Temple University Hospital.
    http://6abc.com

May 09

Man shot and wounded at Broad and Erie streets in North Philadelphia

Man shot and wounded at Broad and Erie streets in North Philadelphia

    Man shot at Broad and Erie in North Philadelphia
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Police are investigating a shooting in North Philadelphia that left one man injured. The shooting happened at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Broad and Erie streets. Action News is told a man was shot several times in the back and taken to Temple University Hospital.
    http://6abc.com

May 04

Philly Free Streets 2018: everything you need to know

The city made the announcement Friday, saying the popular program will start at 8 a.m. and run until 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 11. This year’s eight-mile (round trip) route will run from City Hall, up Broad Street, all the way to Broad and Erie.

    Here's everything to know for Philly's 2018 Free Streets
    The third installment of Philly's Free Streets program, when the city shuts down a number of streets for pedestrians to run, bike and walk, is coming back this summer. The city made the announcement Friday, saying the popular program will start at 8 a.m. and run until 1 p.m.
    https://philly.curbed.com

May 04

Philly Free Streets offers opportunity to explore traffic-free North Broad

“You know, that’s my community too — I grew up at Broad and Erie,” said Thomas. “First thing I did was go out and ask the community, ‘What you want?’ ”

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In October, the event ran from Center City up to the Fairhill neighborhood, mostly along Germantown Avenue and Fifth Street. Before that, in 2016, the city hosted the event along South Street.

    Philly Free Streets offers opportunity to explore traffic-free North Broad
    During last year's Philly Free Streets event, Mayor Jim Kenney said, there wasn't much elbow room on Fifth Street's narrow corridor. This year, he thought a bit more broadly. The next Philly Free Streets program will take place along North Broad Street on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8 a.m.
    https://whyy.org

Apr 26

What black Philadelphians see in the Cosby verdict

...news on her phone. She sorted through her thoughts while waiting for a bus at Broad and Erie. Cosby, in her view, deserved to be in court to face sexual-assault allegations. But...

    What black Philadelphians see in the Cosby verdict
    When it comes to Bill Cosby, Patricia Haines is on the fence. Haines, an administrative assistant at School District headquarters, was coming up from the subway when she saw the news on her phone. She sorted through her thoughts while waiting for a bus at Broad and Erie.
    http://www.philly.com

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