1 hour ago

On May 4, 2018 fire broke out on the 1800 blo...

On May 4, 2018 fire broke out on the 1800 block of South 22nd Street. This was a quick moving fire that completely wiped out two families and caused extreme water/ smoke damage to two additional families/homes. Several South Philly organizations are coming together on Sunday July 8 to hold a Fish Fry at the 22nd St Cafe. Tickets are $12 and 100% of the proceeds will be going to the families. This is what we are all best at - coming together to support our neighbors, I hope everyone can come out on July 8. Please contact Tracy or Dionne (see the flyer) for tickets.

    Unity In The Community
    On May 4, 2018 fire broke out on the 1800 block of South 22nd Street. This was a quick moving fire that completely wiped out two families and caused extreme water/ smoke damage to two additional...
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13 hours ago

Point Breeze Community Development Corporatio...

Sharing for our friends at The Aquinas Center.

    Aquinas Center
    Feeling overwhelmed by the news? Wondering how to keep fighting the good fight? Join us next Thursday for a space to reflect and recharge through creative action. FREE and open to all.
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15 hours ago

We have a nice morning and afternoon on tap f...

We have a nice morning and afternoon on tap for today with seasonal temperatures and low humidity. However, moderate to heavy rain will move in tonight, lasting through the early morning hours tomorrow. For location specific forecasts, please visit www.weather.gov/phi

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    We have a nice morning and afternoon on tap for today with seasonal temperatures and low humidity. However, moderate to heavy rain will move in tonight, lasting through the early morning hours...
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23 hours ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE (3) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING (IRC 2009 TOWNHOUSE CONSTRUCTION) WITH ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE (FOR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    2119 CROSS ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR RENOVATIONS AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1515 S TAYLOR ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    100AMP SERVICE AND WIRING OUTLETS, SWITCHES, SMOKE ALARM AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    2214 DICKINSON ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE (3) STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING (IRC 2009 TOWNHOUSE CONSTRUCTION) WITH ROOF DECK AND PILOT HOUSE (FOR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK) AS PER APPROVED PLANS. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED. **SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR MEP & FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK**

    2117 CROSS ST Issued June 15, 2018 Comment

33 hours ago

Weather nerd time! As a cold front is making ...

Weather nerd time! As a cold front is making its way through the area today, a sea breeze is moving inland behind it. If you look close enough, you can make out the faint east-west oriented front on radar moving south through southern NJ and the north-south oriented sea breeze fine line moving westward and inland along and north of the front in eastern NJ. Why is this?? The wind ahead of the front is westerly which hinders the sea breeze boundary from propagating westward and inland, essentially "pushing" it toward the coast. The wind behind the front is northerly and therefore the wind is no longer "pushing" the sea breeze toward the coast. The result is the sea breeze moving inland. 🤓

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Weather nerd time! As a cold front is making its way through the area today, a sea breeze is moving inland behind it. If you look close enough, you can make out the faint east-west oriented front on...
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33 hours ago

Community Zoning Meeting Date: Monday, June 2...

Community Zoning Meeting Date: Monday, June 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm Location: 1444 Point Breeze Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146

    Point Breeze Community Development Coalition
    Community Zoning Meeting Date: Monday, June 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm Location: 1444 Point Breeze Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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36 hours ago

Are you looking for employment? If so, please...

Are you looking for employment? If so, please join us for our monthly employment session with Aramark on June 28, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Dixon House. Yes, Aramark hires returning citizens. Please spread the word.

    Unity In The Community
    Are you looking for employment? If so, please join us for our monthly employment session with Aramark on June 28, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Dixon House. Yes, Aramark hires returning...
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38 hours ago

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday,...

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel’s Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th August (1pm to 5pm).

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel's Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th...
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38 hours ago

Pleasant summer weather is on the way! A cold...

Pleasant summer weather is on the way! A cold front will move through the area today bringing lower humidity and cooler air. Temps will return to near normal values. We're expecting a round of moderate to heavy rain showers to move through Wednesday evening and overnight. Otherwise, we should remain dry through the end of the week. Chances for showers and storms returns for the weekend.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Pleasant summer weather is on the way! A cold front will move through the area today bringing lower humidity and cooler air. Temps will return to near normal values. We're expecting a round of...
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2 days ago

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

2 days ago

Please report any wind damage from the thunde...

Please report any wind damage from the thunderstorms in eastern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey here. The information is greatly appreciated! #pawx #njwx

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2 days ago

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswi...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker...
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2 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Police Department
    We are looking for the best and brightest recruits to become a member of the fourth largest police department in the nation. Please take a few moments to find out more information on this website...
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2 days ago

It'll be hot and humid today with high temps ...

It'll be hot and humid today with high temps reaching the lower to mid 90s across most areas. Heat index values are expected to peak around 100° this afternoon. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8pm for the areas highlighted in orange. 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
    It'll be hot and humid today with high temps reaching the lower to mid 90s across most areas. Heat index values are expected to peak around 100° this afternoon. A Heat Advisory is in effect until 8pm...
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2 days ago

Officer Making It Safer for Senior Citizens

Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like...

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Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like it, dogs are pissing in it', so I"m going to put gravel to discourage it'... "As long as you're using it on City Property" says he. This is a scene from a Keystone Kop episode, Certainly, taking property from...egad!...the city..that doesn't belong to you should be punishable accordingly. Is there cause for real concern here? At the same moment as the cop stopped to give her the business, across the street, a guy in long dreadlocks and looking very unkempt was shining a light into cars looking for something.
Gee, Officer K, I hope you drilled him on why he was shining a light into cars that early in the morning.
While you're on intense patrol, be on the lookout please for the culprit that broke into the 2 homes in the 1800 block of S.19th Street and stole real items of importance to city dwellers. Those crimes have never been solved although it's been said that it's a very local culprit. Not as important as thievery from the city, I agree, nevertheless...

2 days 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).

2 days 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

3 days 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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3 days 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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3 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES-INSTALL 2 HVAC SYSTEMS WITH DUCT WORK ACCORDING TO EZ HVAC STANDARDS. FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1628 S 21ST ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

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4 days ago

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back...

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!
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4 days 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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4 days 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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4 days 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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4 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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4 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Get ready to jump into summer! Starting next week, Philly public pools will begin to open. Take a look at this year's schedule: http://ow.ly/vyWD30kwede
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4 days ago

5 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).

5 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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5 days ago

6 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared CBS Phil...

If you ever wondered...Happy Flag Day.. :)

    CBS Philly
    Do you know how to properly dispose of a damaged American flag? It's important to treat the flag, a symbol of freedom and justice, with the utmost respect. Follow these rules to respectfully dispose...
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6 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

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6 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.

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6 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association added 2 new pho...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker neighborhood.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
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6 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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6 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

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6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    MAIN DRAIN,STACK,WATER HEATER,WASHER BOX,KITCHEN SINK,3 TOILETS,3 LAVS,1 SHOWER,1 TUB WATER AND DRAINS LINES TO FIXTURES (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2214 DICKINSON ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW WASTE LINE TO TUB AND VANITY AND INSTALL NEW TOILET TUB VANITY (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2111 CROSS ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

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