6 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Forecast calls for longer duration snowfall tonight through tomorrow morning. 2-3" possible. Below freezing temps along with snow may cause slippery sidewalks and road conditions. Use caution travelling. #ReadyPhila

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia, PA. 4.3K likes. Visit us at http://www.phila.gov/ready or find PhilaOEM on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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23 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

We are thankful for our READYCommunity partners and neighbors who spent #MLKDay with us in West Philly. We are fortunate to have great relationships in our neighborhoods. We rely on residents to make Philly a better emergency prepared and resilient city!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia, PA. 4.3K likes. Visit us at http://www.phila.gov/ready or find PhilaOEM on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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3 days ago

Gunfire leads to police pursuit in Tioga-Nicetown

Authorities say SEPTA Police heard shots ring out at 24th and Allegheny just before 11 p.m. Friday night.

Police followed a vehicle to 21st and Westmoreland, where officers began chasing the two men.

    Gunfire leads to police pursuit in Tioga-Nicetown
    Gunfire led police on a pursuit through Tioga-Nicetown.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

A #CodeBlue will take effect tomorrow night d...

A #CodeBlue will take effect tomorrow night due to cold weather and health concerns for people experiencing homelessness. See someone who needs help ➡️ 215-232-1984. Read more about the recent bitter cold and how you can help in the future ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-01-12-code-blue-during-the-recent-bitter-cold-saved-lives-helped-hundreds/

    Code Blue during the recent bitter cold saved lives, helped hundreds | Office of Homeless Services
    From late December 2017 to early January 2018, Philadelphia saw one of the most extreme sustained cold snaps in city history. In response, the Office of Homeless Services (OHS) activated a 15-day-long . During this time, OHS worked with other City agencies and partners providing: 24-hour outreach and transport to safe indoor spaces.
    https://beta.phila.gov

4 days ago

From the City of Philadelphia: The City will ...

From the City of Philadelphia: The City will be closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 16 ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-01-12-city-closed-and-services-curtailed-for-martin-luther-king-jr-day/

    City Closed and Services Curtailed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day | Office of the Mayor
    PHILADELPHIA - All City of Philadelphia offices will be closed and City services curtailed on Monday, January 15, in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash and recyclables will not be collected on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
    https://beta.phila.gov

4 days ago

Nicetown-Tioga Library shared Joseph E. Colem...

    Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
    Community Ambassador - 3 month temporary position March - May 2018 The North Central Community Council is seeking 3 Community Ambassadors to serve the neighborhoods of Germantown/Nicetown, Logan/Oak...
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4 days ago

How you can rock Viola Davis' stunning Golden Globe Afro yourself | Elizabeth Wellington

Duafe is at 3129 N. 22nd St.; 267-297-7636.

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...desired curl intensity.  My favorite wig stores in town are Hairs 2 U Wig Bank, 760 S. Fourth St., 215-922-2119, and  Hair Buzz in Baker’s Centre, 2800 Fox St.;  215-227...

    How you can rock Viola Davis' stunning Golden Globe Afro yourself | Elizabeth Wellington
    I've been obsessed with Viola Davis' massive Afro from the moment she hit the Golden Globe red carpet Sunday in a slinky, curve-complimenting Brandon Maxwell gown. Like, I gasped. I literally gasped. That hair was amazing, and though Davis, 52, has killed it on previous red carpets (remember the phenomenal almost neon yellow Michael Kors that Davis wore to last year's Golden Globes?)
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4 days ago

Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, ...

Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, Homeland Security Grant Program Coordinator & Regional Integration Center Coordinator positions at OEM. Learn more ➡️bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityjobs #EmergencyManagement #Philly #Jobs

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, Homeland Security Grant Program Coordinator & Regional Integration Center Coordinator positions at OEM. Learn more ➡️bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityjobs...
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4 days ago

.@NWS_MountHolly issues Wind Advisory for Fri...

.@NWS_MountHolly issues Wind Advisory for Friday. In effect 5am to noon. Forecast calls for sustained winds of 10 to 20 mph with scattered gusts up to 45 mph. ✅Secure loose outdoor objects on your property or construction site ✅Be aware of downed tree limbs or power lines High wind gusts to accompany rain and warmer temps Friday. Rain, which could be heavy at times, forecast throughout the day. Temperature expected to reach highs in the 60's.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    @NWS_MountHolly issues Wind Advisory for Friday. In effect 5am to noon. Forecast calls for sustained winds of 10 to 20 mph with scattered gusts up to 45 mph. ✅Secure loose outdoor objects on your...
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5 days ago

Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, ...

Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, Homeland Security Grant Program Coordinator & Regional Integration Center Coordinator positions at OEM. Learn more ➡️http://bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityjobs #EmergencyManagement

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Just posted: Mass Care Planning Coordinator, Homeland Security Grant Program Coordinator & Regional Integration Center Coordinator positions at OEM. Learn more ➡️http://bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #PHLCityjobs...
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5 days ago

From the City of Philadelphia: Social workers...

From the City of Philadelphia: Social workers needed! Help us spread the word: @PHLschools are hiring social workers to support students. Learn more and apply ➡ http://bit.ly/2yITB6G #PHLjobs

    CLIMATE & SAFETY - Clinical Coordinator (STEP Social Worker)
    This is a non-represented position. The salary grade for this role is 4025. Interviews may be conducted to determine how well a candidate meets the established criteria. Note that not all qualified candidates may be selected for an interview. Additional factors including the ability to follow directions, punctuality and professional conduct will be considered in part of the evaluation process.
    https://ats4.searchsoft.net

5 days ago

From the Managing Director's Office: The City...

From the Managing Director's Office: The City needs passionate and engaged Philadelphians who are committed to improving #PHLed. If that’s you, apply to be on the Board of Education here ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/mayor/board-of-education-interest-form/?utm_content=buffer7b6af&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

    Board of Education interest form | Office of the Mayor
    Apply to be a Board of Education appointee.
    https://beta.phila.gov

5 days ago

‪Video: Are you READY in 2018? Our Ready emer...

‪Video: Are you READY in 2018? Our Ready emergency preparedness programs bring our insight, plans, and partnerships to your home, business or community ⬇️‬

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    ‪Video: Are you READY in 2018? Our Ready emergency preparedness programs bring our insight, plans, and partnerships to your home, business or community ⬇️‬
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6 days ago

See you at the LIBRARY tonight!!

See you at the LIBRARY tonight!!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    See you at the LIBRARY tonight!!
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Jan 08

Over the past week, we sent 7 ReadyPhiladelph...

Over the past week, we sent 7 ReadyPhiladelphia texts and emails to subscribers about winter weather storms, free. Stay connected to weather advisories, watches, and warnings along with important emergency info from the city. Now available through quick text-to-enroll. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Over the past week, we sent 7 ReadyPhiladelphia texts and emails to subscribers about winter weather storms, free. Stay connected to weather advisories, watches, and warnings along with important...
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Jan 08

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1pm-9pm today. @NWS_MountHolly forecast calls for wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet, and below freezing temps. Will make walkways and roads slippery. Use caution travelling.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia, PA. 4.3K likes. Visit us at http://www.phila.gov/ready or find PhilaOEM on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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Jan 08

Jan 07

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Winter Weather Advisory issued by @NWS_MountHolly. In effect Monday, 1pm to 9pm. Wintry mix of precipitation expected to bring light freezing rain, sleet and snow. Slippery walkways and streets may result. Allow extra time and use caution on your commute

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia, PA. 4.3K likes. Visit us at http://www.phila.gov/ready or find PhilaOEM on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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Jan 06

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: If the tem...

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: If the temp at Philadelphia falls below 0 early on Sunday, it would be the first time in the 21st Century.The last sub-zero reading at PHL was -5 on JAN 19, 1994.There was a total of only 23 days during the 20th Century when the temp at PHL fell below 0. #pawx #njwx #dewx FROM US: Philly...in the midst of experiencing some (unwelcomed) history, don't forget to use caution: limit time if you need to be outdoors, cover exposed skin, know the signs of frostbite and hypothermia, and see how your neighbors are doing! https://t.co/ldMaj6lkbs

    The Winter Season: The Weather and Hazards it Brings | Office of Emergency Management
    December 21, 2017 The winter season provides us with some of the year's most memorable holidays. The season can change everyday perspective of the city skyline and sidewalks with just a coating of snow.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jan 06

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Dangerous cold remains. Wind Chill Advisory in effect through 10am Sunday. Wind Chill value to make temps feel like 0 to -15. Wind chills can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Use caution outdoors: wear layers and limit skin exposure.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, Philadelphia, PA. 4.3K likes. Visit us at http://www.phila.gov/ready or find PhilaOEM on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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Jan 06

We share the sorrow of our partners in the Ph...

We share the sorrow of our partners in the Philadelphia Fire Department on the passing of Lt. Matthew LeTourneau. We see bravery displayed by the men and women of the PFD daily as they work to protect all of us. Lt. LeTourneau and his loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    We share the sorrow of our partners in the Philadelphia Fire Department on the passing of Lt. Matthew LeTourneau. We see bravery displayed by the men and women of the PFD daily as they work to...
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Jan 06

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Jan 05

For your safety, as well as your kids, pets, ...

For your safety, as well as your kids, pets, and first-responders, avoid walking on or near frozen open bodies of water. What appears to be frozen can be very thin ice over deep water. Snow cover also creates a hidden danger.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    For your safety, as well as your kids, pets, and first-responders, avoid walking on or near frozen open bodies of water. What appears to be frozen can be very thin ice over deep water. Snow cover...
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Jan 05

Friday Weather Hazards ❄️ Temperatures Day: ...

Friday Weather Hazards ❄️ Temperatures Day: High near 16. Wind chill values as low as -7. Night: Low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -12. 💨Wind Gusts around 30mph. ⚠️Hypothermia & Frostbite Dress correct. Cover skin. Know the signs ⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2017-12-21-the-winter-season-the-weather-and-hazards-it-brings/

    The Winter Season: The Weather and Hazards it Brings | Office of Emergency Management
    December 21, 2017 The winter season provides us with some of the year's most memorable holidays. The season can change everyday perspective of the city skyline and sidewalks with just a coating of snow.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jan 05

Jan 05

  • 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.

    2341 W ALLEGHENY AVE Issued December 29, 2017 Comment

Jan 04

From the Philadelphia Parking Authority: PA...

From the Philadelphia Parking Authority: PARKING UPDATE: Normal enforcement of parking regulations to resume at 6:00 AM Saturday, January 6. Additional details on parking enforcement here ➡️ bit.ly/2CG1T0o #PHLSnow

    " UPDATE: Normal Enforcement of Parking Regulations to Resume at 6:00 AM on 1/6/18
    With the lifting of the snow emergency at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January, 4, parking is now permitted on Snow Emergency routes . If your vehicle was towed from a snow emergency route, please call 215-686-SNOW for its location. DO NOT call 911. Safety violations will continue to be enforced through the night.
    http://www.philapark.org

Jan 04

A #CodeBlue remains in effect due to extremel...

A #CodeBlue remains in effect due to extremely cold conditions. Outreach teams are patrolling in greater numbers right now. If you see someone who needs shelter, please call 215-232-1984 ➡️ bit.ly/2CIAwUg

    City of Philadelphia Municipal Offices to Close Friday, January 5 | Department of Streets
    PHILADELPHIA - Because of extreme temperatures and the threat of hazardous travel conditions, all City of Philadelphia government offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 5, 2018. "The decision to close is a difficult one, but we believe that the frigid temperatures will result in icy roadways in the morning that will be resistant to our salting efforts," said Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jan 04

From SEPTA: Due to the effects of the winter...

From SEPTA: Due to the effects of the winter storm and the continued extreme cold temperatures and high winds, SEPTA Regional Rail will operate on a Saturday schedule with some enhancements on Friday, Jan. 5. For details ⬇️ http://www.septa.org/service/rail/2018-severe-storm.html

    SEPTA | Severe Storm Service Information
    Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties
    http://www.septa.org

Jan 04

From the City of Philadelphia: #PHLSnow oper...

From the City of Philadelphia: #PHLSnow operations are continuing citywide with nearly 400 pieces of equipment and 800 employees working to clear streets. Trash and recycling pickups will resume tomorrow as planned: bit.ly/2CIAwUg #PHLSnow

    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

From the City of Philadelphia: Because of ex...

From the City of Philadelphia: Because of extreme temperatures and potentially hazardous travel conditions, all City government offices will be closed Friday, January 5: bit.ly/2CIAwUg #PHLSnow

    City of Philadelphia Municipal Offices to Close Friday, January 5 | Department of Streets
    PHILADELPHIA - Because of extreme temperatures and the threat of hazardous travel conditions, all City of Philadelphia government offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 5, 2018. "The decision to close is a difficult one, but we believe that the frigid temperatures will result in icy roadways in the morning that will be resistant to our salting efforts," said Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jan 04

From Philadelphia Courts: All Courts and Offi...

From Philadelphia Courts: All Courts and Offices of the Philadelphia Courts will be CLOSED Friday, January 5, 2018 due to dangerous weather conditions expected tomorrow. All critical Court services are expected to remain operational. Stay safe and warm.

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Jan 04

ReadyPhiladelphia Message: Snow Emergency En...

ReadyPhiladelphia Message: Snow Emergency Ending at 8PM tonight. City of Philadelphia Municipal Offices, School District Schools Closed Friday, January 5 Because of extreme temperatures and the threat of hazardous travel conditions, all City of Philadelphia government offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 5, 2018. “The decision to close is a difficult one, but we believe that the frigid temperatures will result in icy roadways in the morning that will be resistant to our salting efforts,” said Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis. “We need to keep drivers off the roads. So we have decided to close all municipal offices. Non-essential City employees should stay home and stay warm.” The Streets Department – working in coordination with Parks and Recreation, L&I, Water, and CLIP – will continue its snow response until road conditions sufficiently improve. Crews are working to reopen streets to get detoured busses back in service as soon as possible. Crews started salting operations at 3am and began plowing at 9am. There are currently 375 pieces of equipment as part of the snow operations and 800 employees working. Nearly 8,000 tons of salt has been used as part of this storm response. Snow totals were around 3.5 inches in Center City, slightly more in other sections of the City. “I would like to thank our Streets Department and all our other City agencies for their hard work over the past 24 hours,” said DiBerardinis. “I would also like to thank the crews of the Philadelphia Water Department, who have labored tirelessly to restore water service in many locations as the bitter cold caused numerous main breaks.” Motorists and pedestrians are urged to use caution while traveling. Even as the precipitation ends, high winds and sub-freezing temperatures will persist. Temperatures are expected in the single digits to teens through Saturday night. Wind chills will make it feel below zero degrees at times, the lowest wind chill temperatures being Friday and Saturday morning. Wind gusts could also bring down power lines. The City’s Code Blue Emergency remains in effect (see below). Black ice on the roadway remains an issue for vehicular traffic. Motorists should allow extra time, exercise patience and maintain safe driving distances. The blowing wind can reduce visibility for changing road conditions. Snow Emergency Declaration Lifted. Managing Director DiBerardinis announced that the Snow Emergency for Philadelphia will be lifted effective at 8pm tonight, January 4th. This will allow residents to resume parking on those routes, which have already been plowed. Parking: With the lifting of the snow emergency at 8pm, parking will be permitted on the Snow Emergency routes. If your car was towed from a snow emergency route, call 215-686-SNOW to find it. DO NOT CALL 911. Safety violations will continue to be enforced through the night. Normal parking enforcement will begin at 6:00 a.m. Friday, January 5. That includes meter and time limit requirements as well as safety violations. Motorists who parked in PPA garages prior to the lifting of the Snow Emergency Declaration at 8:00 p.m. tonight will receive the $5.00 special rate so long as they exit the garage by 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. They will have to go to the management office in the garage to receive the special rate. Motorists entering after 8:00 p.m. today will be charged the normal rates. Sanitation collections are to resume on Friday but residents should expect delays. Due to the New Year’s holiday collections were already one day behind this week; therefore, Wednesdays materials will be picked up on Friday; Friday’s materials picked up on Saturday. There will be no collections in driveways for the remainder of the week. Residents should place materials at curbside, in front of their homes, to be picked up. Residents who normally have collections on Thursdays are asked to hold their trash and recycling until next Thursday. “We ask for patience as crews continue snow operations, and as sanitation collections resume,” said Mike Carroll, Deputy Managing Director for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems. “After the storm ends, crews will remain on duty to monitor road conditions and respond to service requests of impassable streets or icy conditions.” Philadelphia School District: All School District of Philadelphia schools will be closed Friday, January 5, 2018. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are canceled as well. All District early childhood centers will also be closed. All School District building engineers are to report for work at 7 a.m. School District headquarters will be open but on a 2-hour delay. Homeless Outreach: The City’s Code Blue remains in effect until further notice, to prevent weather related deaths among people experiencing homelessness during dangerously cold temperatures. During a Code Blue, the city’s homeless outreach teams increase staffing and foot patrols throughout the city and transport homeless people directly to shelter 24 hours a day. Also, during a Code Blue, Philadelphia Police are authorized to transport homeless people to a shelter. City officials urge concerned citizens who see a person living on the street to call Homeless Outreach at 215-232-1984 and report the sighting. During the call, citizens should provide the address, location, and description of the person in need. Homeless outreach teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Water Department: The Philadelphia Water Department’s customer contact center 215-685-6300 will be open 24/7. Citizens are encouraged to shovel snow from the fronts of fire hydrants and storm drains on their block to allow snow melt to drain to the city sewer system. Parks and Rec: All Philadelphia Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed, including rec centers. Philadelphia Prisons: All inmate visits are canceled Thursday for all jails in Philadelphia County. SEPTA: Regional Rail Trains will run on a Saturday Schedule. SEPTA will post real-time travel updates at www.septa.org and @SEPTA on Twitter. Airport: Travelers and those picking up travelers are encouraged to check their flight status before leaving for the Airport tomorrow. Call your airline, get updates at 1-800-PHL-GATE or check the Airport website, www.phl.org.

    Phl.org Home
    ​Winter weather is forecast for Philadelphia and the Northeast U.S. on Thursday, January 4. Be sure to check flight status with your carrier before coming to the airport. Some airlines are waiving fees to change itineraries for travel to/from certain cities. Check with your airline for details if you're scheduled to fly over the next few days.
    http://www.phl.org

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