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Philly School News shared Friends of Chester ...

Monday, Jan 29 5-7pm Chick's 1807 Washington Avenue Eat-In or Take Out and Chick's will donate 10% of sales to FoCA!! Arthur families & the Friends of Chester Arthur board will be on hand to share insight about Chester Arthur and how you can support your neighborhood school! ***MENTION FoCA when ordering***

    FoCA Happy Hour at Chick's!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Do you guys know if Philly still has the free...

Do you guys know if Philly still has the free camera deal where you get cameras for free on your house?

    Newbold Civic Association
    Newbold Civic Association. 357 likes · 3 talking about this. NCA is a neighborhood civic association in South Philadelphia covering Broad to 18th and...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

Throwback Thursday video--don't forget that K...

Throwback Thursday video--don't forget that Kindergarten registration is now open!! Stop by the school to enroll your child.

    Chester Arthur Kindergarten Confessions 2014
    The 2013-2014 kindergarten class at Chester Arthur Elementary has a lot to say about how much they love their school in Southwest Center City, Philadelphia. Find out more at our open houses every month. Take a tour of the school (20th and Catharine Streets), meet the staff and ask questions of the principal, Ms. Kimberly Newman.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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    HOUSE DRAIN HOUSE TRAP FAI INSTALLATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2004 PPC

    1146 S 15TH ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    WATER SERVICE FROM CURB TO THE HOUSE 3/4" WATER LINE PA20180091995 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.

    1905 ELLSWORTH ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL NEW LIGHTING,SWITCHES,RECEPTS,POWER WIRING FOR EQUIPMENT AND EXIT/EMERGENCY LIGHTS,CATV AND PHONE JACKS ON AN EXISTING 200AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT) INSTALL A COMPLETE FIRE ALARM SYSTEM WITH PULLS,HORNS,STROBES AND LIGHTS AS PER NFPA72

    1923-31 WASHINGTON AVE Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    PROJECT PROPOSES A 7 STORY HORTICULTURE NURSERY AND GREENHOUSE FACILITY. FACILITY WILL SERVE AS A VERTICLE FRMING OPERATION AND URBAN AGRICULTURAL FACILITY, PROVIDING A COLLABORATIVE GROW SPACE AIMES TO SUPPLY FRESH PRODUCE AND OTHER FRAMED GOODS TO LOCAL RESTAURANTS BREWERS AND MARKETS.

    1901 WASHINGTON AVE Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL 1 HVAC UNIT WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

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  • LA SYNA

    1041 S. Cleveland St., Philadelphia, 19146-2648 January 15, 2018 Comment
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    1601 Wharton St., Philadelphia, 19146-3036 January 15, 2018 Comment
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    1043 S. Cleveland St., Philadelphia, 19146-2648 January 15, 2018 Comment

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Friends of Chester Arthur added an event.

Monday, Jan 29, 5-7pm 1807 Washington Avenue Eat-In or Take Out and Chick's will donate 10% of sales to FoCA!! Arthur families & the FoCA board will be on hand to share insight about Chester Arthur and how you can support your neighborhood school! ***MENTION FoCA when ordering***

    FoCA Happy Hour at Chick's!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Updated 47 hours ago

Neighbors in Action is hosting State Rep. Jor...

Neighbors in Action is hosting State Rep. Jordan Harris on Wednesday 1/17 at 6PM, 1634 Wharton Street. Meet with Rep. Jordan Harris in an informal setting to voice your opinions and concerns about various district issues. Rep. Harris's constituent service staff will offer an update on events and upcoming legislative undertakings.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop b...

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

3 days ago

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for det...

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for details. Pro tip - dog poop and bandit signs freeze for easy removal in this weather. SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. By the end of today, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses.

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24,...

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer • Wine • Silent Auctions • and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put on your dancing shoes and boogie your way over to the link in our profile and get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see everyone there 👋🏻👋🏻

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer * Wine * Silent Auctions * and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put...
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Philadelphia and he visited Barratt Junior High School (now Gw Childs Elementary) in South Philadelphia.

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, PILOT HOUSE AND ROOF DECK.FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER PLANS.

    1037 S CHADWICK ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL OF 72,000 BTU 95% GAS FURNACE WITH 3 TON A/C AND RELATED DUCT WORK

    1428 S COLORADO ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A (4) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, PILOT HOUSE AND ROOF DECK.FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER PLANS.

    1037 S CHADWICK ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1" WATER SERV, HOUSE DRAIN, FAI, CURB TRAP PA2018011090 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.AND 3-LAV,3-WC,1-SH,1-BT,1-LT &1KS THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1626 WHARTON ST Issued January 12, 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.

    1610 MONTROSE ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebra...

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. Between now and Monday night, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses. For more information on Dr. King's life and legacy, visit the King Center website below. Thank you!

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
    Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than 10,000 documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!
    http://www.thekingcenter.org

5 days ago

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