27 min 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).

33 min 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

10 hours ago

Mayor Kenney's public schedule for June 18, 2018

Where: 1700 S. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Where: Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Monday
    11:00AM Mayor Kenney to Speak at Celebration of CHOP's South Philadelphia Community Health & Literacy Center The Mayor will deliver remarks at this event to celebrate Citizens Bank's support of the Health and Literacy Center. Where: 1700 S.
    https://mailchi.mp

15 hours ago

For those of you wishing for summer weather, ...

For those of you wishing for summer weather, be careful what you wish for. Dangerously hot conditions will be possible across much of the region Monday from mid day through early evening. Try to limit outdoor activities during the hottest portion of the day. If you must be outside, take frequent breaks, wear light weight, loose-fitting clothing, and drink plenty of water.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    For those of you wishing for summer weather, be careful what you wish for. Dangerously hot conditions will be possible across much of the region Monday from mid day through early evening. Try to...
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24 hours ago

Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will ma...

Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will make a run at 90 degrees this afternoon for many inland areas. The humidity should remain low enough today, however hotter and more humid conditions are expected Monday and Tuesday. The heat index will reach to around 100 degrees for much of the area Monday afternoon. Going to the beach today? The rip current risk for today is low. Have a great day!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Sunday morning! The temperatures will make a run at 90 degrees this afternoon for many inland areas. The humidity should remain low enough today, however hotter and more humid conditions are...
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29 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF A ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE TO ACCESS ROOF DECK ABOVE THIRD FLOOR LEVEL. (SIZE AND LOCTION AS SHOWN ON PLANS)

    1518 DICKINSON ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRING & INSTALL ALL LIGHTS FIXTURES, DEVICES, SMOKE DETECTORS, GFI'S AND ALL PHONE & TV AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    1406 S 16TH ST Issued June 14, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS- FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    1436 S 17TH ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

29 hours ago

42 hours ago

Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Li...

Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Liefer for leading a great planning session preparing us for the coming school year

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Thank you Megan Rosenbach and Diana McLean Liefer for leading a great planning session preparing us for the coming school year
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45 hours ago

East Point Breeze Neighbors shared their post...

happening now!! collect bandit signs, bring them to 17/manton by 11:30am, help EPBN raise some 💲

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign! Blockin' out the Scenery, Breakin' my Mind! Buy this, Cash 4 that! Let's Destroy the Signs! Saturday, June 16 marks an exciting opportunity for civic groups and...
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47 hours ago

Good morning! We will have coffee and Potitos...

Good morning! We will have coffee and Potitos donuts at this morning’s NICE planning meeting 🍩☕️

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, Philadelphia, PA. 560 likes · 4 talking about this. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the...
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2 days ago

Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the da...

Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s, with even some 40s across mainly the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey. Plenty of sunshine today with afternoon temperatures rising into the 80s for most of the area. The wind will turn more southerly this afternoon, and this will allow for some cooling along the coast. Going to the beach? There is a low risk of rip currents today. For the surf zone forecasts, check out this page: https://www.weather.gov/phi/surfrip4

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Good Saturday morning! A cool start to the day with temperatures in the 50s, with even some 40s across mainly the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey. Plenty of sunshine today with afternoon...
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2 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

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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2 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!

2 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).

2 days ago

Don't know about you, but we are loving the c...

Don't know about you, but we are loving the current weather! Temperatures will be on the rise through Monday, providing a break from the cool, wet weather we've generally been dealing with over the past few weeks. In fact, most places are forecast to top 90 degrees on Monday. Return flow will bring more moisture to the region and higher dew points starting on Sunday, so we will likely be dealing with high heat indices by Monday. Have a great weekend everyone.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Don't know about you, but we are loving the current weather! Temperatures will be on the rise through Monday, providing a break from the cool, wet weather we've generally been dealing with over the...
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3 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

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

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE DRAIN,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20181573976-"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"

    1445 S COLORADO ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO TO KITCHE ONLY,NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT,INSTALL NEW KITCHEN ,SHEETROCK, CABINETS,TILE FLOOR, AND REPLACE BACK DOOR INTO EXISTING OPENING.WORK IS BEING DONE BY OWNER

    1314 MIFFLIN ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF LOOSE BRICKS, WIRE MESH AND STUCCO FRONT WALL TO RESOLVE CASE #638550. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6? IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #638550.

    1526 S BROAD ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE DRAIN,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20181573976-"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"

    1443 S COLORADO ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

3 days ago

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!! ...

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!! Special thanks to our sponsors the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District!

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!
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3 days ago

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!

The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    The Blue Pharaohs... performing LIVE, NOW!!!
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

The issues with our NOAA Weather Radio Broadc...

The issues with our NOAA Weather Radio Broadcast transmitters in Lewes, Hibernia Park, Sudlersville, Atlantic City, and Allentown have been resolved and are back up and running. We apologize for the inconvenience. #NJwx #DEwx #MDwx #PAwx

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

We are experiencing issues with our NOAA Weat...

We are experiencing issues with our NOAA Weather Radio broadcast from the Lewes, Hibernia Park, Sudlersville, Atlantic City, and Allentown transmitters this afternoon. We apologize for inconvenience. In the mean time, please check our webpage for the latest forecast update.

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Storms last night produced an interesting out...

Storms last night produced an interesting outflow boundary that moved south across New Jersey over night. An outflow boundary (a.k.a gust front) is essentially a boundary between cooler air descended from a thunderstorm that sinks and spreads outward due to to its higher density than surrounding air. The radar detects insects and/or dust that are lofted into the air by the wind along this outflow, which is why you can see it as a line on the radar loop here.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Storms last night produced an interesting outflow boundary that moved south across New Jersey over night. An outflow boundary (a.k.a gust front) is essentially a boundary between cooler air descended...
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4 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
*********************************************
CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

4 days ago

East Passyunk Community Recreation Center upd...

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!

Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!

    East Passyunk Community Recreation Center
    Summer Camp 2018...BEGINS!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Newbold Civic Association shared Guerin Recre...

Great news!

    Guerin Recreation Center
    The construction in the playground area is complete and it is open for use again!
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

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.
    https://beta.phila.gov

4 days ago

Scattered showers and storms will be moving t...

Scattered showers and storms will be moving through the area today under cloudy skies. Sunny skies and warmer weather will return Thursday, Friday, and into the weekend. Perfect beach weather! 🏄‍♂️⛱️🌤️🏊‍♀️

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Scattered showers and storms will be moving through the area today under cloudy skies. Sunny skies and warmer weather will return Thursday, Friday, and into the weekend. Perfect beach weather!...
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5 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE NEW CONSTRUCTION OF AN ATTACHED THREE (3) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY A PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLANS.

    1441 S COLORADO ST Issued June 11, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Do you ride a bike in Center City or South Ph...

Do you ride a bike in Center City or South Philly? Have you ever biked on 13th or South 15th streets between Market Street and Oregon Avenue? If so, you’re invited to take an online survey to help the city understand and measure bicyclist comfort and the effectiveness of the bike priority and wayfinding signs along these routes. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SPhilaBikeways to take the survey.

    Newbold Civic Association
    Do you ride a bike in Center City or South Philly? Have you ever biked on 13th or South 15th streets between Market Street and Oregon Avenue? If so, you're invited to take an online survey to help...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Newbold Civic Association updated their cover...

    Newbold Civic Association
    Newbold Civic Association updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

After a cool and sunny day Tuesday, temps wil...

After a cool and sunny day Tuesday, temps will be on the rise as a chance of afternoon and evening showers and storms returns for the area on Wednesday. We're expecting seasonable and tranquil weather by the end of the week through the weekend. Enjoy! 🌤️⛱️

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    After a cool and sunny day Tuesday, temps will be on the rise as a chance of afternoon and evening showers and storms returns for the area on Wednesday. We're expecting seasonable and tranquil...
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Here comes the SUN! ☀️ Skies are slowly clear...

Here comes the SUN! ☀️ Skies are slowly clearing behind last night's rain storm from north to south. Sunny skies will prevail through much of the day Tuesday as well!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Here comes the SUN! ☀️ Skies are slowly clearing behind last night's rain storm from north to south. Sunny skies will prevail through much of the day Tuesday as well!
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6 days ago

Some impressive rainfall totals across our ar...

Some impressive rainfall totals across our area from last night's heavy rain and flash flooding event. We received a few reports of totals exceeding 4 and 5 inches! A summary of all rainfall totals we received are listed in the link below. https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/total_forecast/getprod.php?new&prod=XXXPNSPHI&wfo=phi

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Some impressive rainfall totals across our area from last night's heavy rain and flash flooding event. We received a few reports of totals exceeding 4 and 5 inches! A summary of all rainfall totals...
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6 days ago

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...
    http://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign! Blockin' out the Scenery, Breakin' my Mind! Buy this, Cash 4 that! Let's Destroy the Signs! Saturday, June 16 marks an exciting opportunity for civic groups and...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

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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Jun 11

5:30 am Update: Heavy rainfall set up overnig...

5:30 am Update: Heavy rainfall set up overnight along a west to east line just north of Philadelphia with some areas picking up over 5 inches of rain. The area of heavy rainfall continues to move off to the south. There are many issues with water on roadways this morning, so check your route before you head out the door. Here is a look at the current flood watches and warnings that are in effect. An Areal Flood Warning (lime green) remains in effect for Berks, Chest, and Montgomery Counties (PA) until 9:45 am; an Areal Flood Warning in Burlington, Camden (NJ) and Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties (PA) until 10:30 am; and an Areal Flood Warning in Ocean County (NJ) until 10:00 am. Most of southern NJ, DE, and the Eastern Shore of MD remain under Areal Flood Advisories (light green) through the mid-morning. A Flash Flood Watch (dark green) continues for most of the southern portions of our forecast area until 8:00 am this morning. To see all watches, warnings, and advisories, along with the forecast for your neighborhood, check out our webpage: https://www.weather.gov/phi/. Let us know if you encounter any flooding. Please include the time and exact location. Photos are also quite helpful! Stay safe and never drive or walk through flood waters. Turn around, don't drown!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    5:30 am Update: Heavy rainfall set up overnight along a west to east line just north of Philadelphia with some areas picking up over 5 inches of rain. The area of heavy rainfall continues to move off...
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