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Beginning next week, the new Board of Educati...

Beginning next week, the new Board of Education will host “listening sessions” across the city. Students, parents, educators, and residents are invited to come talk about the future of our schools. We encourage you to attend at least one session and share your views about the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Philadelphia. Registration is suggested but not required. All are welcome. Childcare, homework help, and refreshments will be available at each event. Members of the Board of Education will attend the sessions. Each event will begin with an opening presentation, followed by group discussions and a closing activity. Listening session dates, times and locations: Dobbins CTE High School 2150 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19132 Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 PM South Philadelphia Library 1700 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19145 Saturday, May 5, 2:00 PM Blackwell Regional Library 125 S. 52nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19139 Thursday, May 10, 6:00 PM Coleman Regional Library 68 W. Chelten Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19144 Friday, May 18, 6:00 PM Northeast Regional Library 2228 Cottman Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19149 Wednesday, May 23, 6:00 PM Questions? Email schoolboard@phila.gov or contact the Mayor’s Office of Education at (215) 686-0333.

    Listening tour | Philadelphia Board of Education
    The new Board members will participate in a series of community listening sessions across the city. Students, parents, educators and residents are invited to attend these events and share their views on the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Philadelphia.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia...

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show starts today! Stop by the mansion this weekend to continue your discovery of fine art and decor in our collections.


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From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansio...

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansion went through various phases of occupation. For a period, it was a popular restaurant and picnic spot! To this day, it's a beautiful retreat within the city of Philadelphia. #ParkCharms #discoverPHL


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Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion...

Did you know that Historic Strawberry Mansion was once known as “Summerville”? When it was built in 1789 by Judge William Lewis, a well-known lawyer and abolitionist, it served as his summer escape along the Schuylkill River. #ParkCharms #MyPhillyPark #ThisPlaceMatters


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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE 100AMP SERVICE, REPLACE SWITCHES, OUTLETS, GFCI OUTLET & LIGHTS FIXTURES AND INSTALL WIREMOLD FOR DEDICATED LINE AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT **NO BLDG PERMIT ON FILE**

    2552 N BOUVIER ST Issued April 13, 2018 Comment

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      2100 Block W. Lehigh Ave. April 4, 2018 @ 9:08 a.m. Comment

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE METER SOCKET, 200AMP PANEL, GROUNDING, RUN WIRES, INSTALL JUNCTION BOXES, LIGHT FIXTURES, TRIMS, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, GFCI, SMOKE DET, KITCHEN CKTS, DRYER & WATER HEATER AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT

    2738 N OPAL ST Issued April 12, 2018 Comment

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Apr 13

Happy #ThomasJeffersonDay! Come celebrate the...

Happy #ThomasJeffersonDay! Come celebrate the third U.S. President's birthday in our Jefferson Dining Room, which features a reproduction dining set based on his actual furniture.


Apr 13

Apr 12

Get a jump on youth hiring & youth jobs for S...

Get a jump on youth hiring & youth jobs for Summer 2018. Remember the deadline to apply is April 15, 2018 at 9:00 pm.


Apr 12

Apr 12

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    AMEND ALTERATIONS PERMIT NO. 739112 TO INCLUDE SPECIAL INSPECTIONS AS PER ATTACHED STATEMENT OF SPECIAL INSPECTIONS AND DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES AGREEMENT.

    2100-50 W LEHIGH AVE Issued April 10, 2018 Comment

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Apr 10

Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corp...

Join us as we discuss recent development proposals & the SM High School proposed phase out.

    SMCDC Monthly Community Forum
    Join us as we discuss recent development proposals & the SM High School proposed phase out.
    https://www.facebook.com

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Apr 09

Happy #CherishAnAntiqueDay! There are so many...

Happy #CherishAnAntiqueDay! There are so many treasures at the mansion, including this leather cow, which is more than 100 years old. At one point, you could actually use this learning toy to practice milking!


Apr 08

Apr 08

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" DISTRIBUTION PIPE,HOUSE TRAP AND 4" FAI-PA1#20180781514-"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"

    2510 N BOUVIER ST Issued April 6, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF PLAY EQUIPMENT ACCESSORY TO A PREVIOUSLY APPROVED RECREATIONAL FACILITY AS SHOWN PER APPROVED PLANS.PLAY EQUIPMENT TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK. ACCESSIBLE ROUTE REQUIRED PER ICC A117.1-2009 SECTION 1108.

    2020-50 W LEHIGH AVE Issued April 6, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    PARTIAL CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY (NO ALTERATIONS) TO CREATE A DAY CARE CENTER IN THE FIRST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. *MAXIMUM 5 CHILDREN UNDER 2-1/2 YEARS OF AGE* BUILDING NOT REQUIRED TO BE SPRINKLERED.

    2815 N 22ND ST Issued April 6, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE EXISTING ROOFING INSTALL 1" RECOVERY BOARD INSTALL MODIFIED GRANULAR RUBBER

    2139 W SOMERSET ST Issued April 6, 2018 Comment

Apr 07

Rep. Donna Bullock is at Murrell Dobbins Voca...

Free yoga for the whole family on Saturdays through May 12th at Dobbins High. #FamilyFitness #40WeeksTil40 #CommunityWellnessChallenge

    Philly Powered Yoga Classes @Logan Elementary w/Roots2Rise (2018-04-09)
    Philly Powered Yoga Classes at Community Schools: Logan (1700 Lindley Ave): Mondays from 4:30pm-5:30pm on 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 Dobbins (2150 W. Lehigh Ave): Saturdays from 11:00am-12:00n on 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12 South Philly HS (2101 S. Broad St.):
    http://phillypowered.org

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Apr 06

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF A FREE-STANDING STEEL-FRAME AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINE DRIVE-THROUGH KIOSK ON A REINFORCED CONCRETE FOUNDATION WITH ASSOCIATED ISLAND, BOLLARDS AND PARKING LOT RESTRIPING PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ALL ELECTRICAL WORK AND ANY SIGNAGE.

    2101-49 W LEHIGH AVE Issued April 4, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ELIMINATE PARKING SPACES AND CREATE NEW FREE-STANDING DRIVE-THROUGH ATM ON SHOPPING CENTER LOT, FINANCIAL SERVICES (NO "PERSONAL CREDIT ESTABLISHMENT" AS DEFINED IN ZONING CODE

    2101-49 W LEHIGH AVE Issued April 4, 2018 Comment

Apr 05

Have you spotted Betsy Ross in our doll colle...

Have you spotted Betsy Ross in our doll collection? The #HistoricPhilly treasure represented the state of Pennsylvania in a "Historical Pageant of Dolls" at the 1926 Sesquicentennial Exhibition in Philadelphia.


Apr 05

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR LEVEL 2 ALTERATIONS TO SPACE A IN EXISTING STRUCTURE AND CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    2101-49 W LEHIGH AVE Issued April 3, 2018 Comment

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Apr 04

Kenney appoints nine new school board members

Wednesday, April 25 (6-8 p.m.) at Dobbins CTE High School (2150 W. Lehigh Ave.)

This article has 4 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Saturday, May 5 (2-4 p.m.) at South Philadelphia Library (1700 South Broad St.)

Thursday, May 10 (6-8 p.m.) at Blackwell Regional Library West (125 S. 52nd St.)

Friday, May 18 (6-8 p.m.) at Coleman Regional Library (68 W. Chelten Ave.)

Wednesday, May 23 (6-8 p.m.) at Northeast Regional Library (2228 Cottman Ave.)

    Kenney appoints nine new school board members
    Mayor Jim Kenney today announced his nine appointees to the Philadelphia Board of Education, which will assume governance over the School District of Philadelphia in July 2018. The appointees are: Mayor Kenney selected the new Board members from two lists, totaling 45 names, provided by the Educational Nominating Panel, who received over 500 nominations and applications earlier this year.
    http://thenotebook.org

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