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"Governor Wolf made the announcement at The Fresh Grocer of Grays Ferry in Philadelphia, where he was joined by legislators, local elected officials, store management, staff, and local workers, who were quick to praise the governor’s announcement."
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"Bids were received for the new Schuylkill Crossing at Grays Ferry Crescent on December 7th, with a low bid of $15M by AP Construction. Bids are currently being evaluated. It is hoped that construction of this exciting project will start in March."
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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.
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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.
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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!
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Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in general? If so please nominate them for our Women's History Month Celebration and tell us why they should be honored. You can inbox, DM or email us at email@example.com . We look forward to your nomination.
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INTERIOR DEMO OF NON- LOAD BEARING WALLS ONLY, NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PERMIT,INTERIOR ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT, TO INCLUDE DRYWALL AND SHEETROCK, REMODEL BATHROOM AND KITCHEN, NEW WINDOWS AND DOORS IN EXISTING OPENING. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. NOTE: CONTRACTOR IS LISTED AS A "SOLE PROPRIETOR" AND HAS NO EMPLOYEES AND/OR WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE - ALL SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRE SEPARATE LICENSES AND INSURANCE SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL WORK. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT.
Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to know what is most important to you with respect to the upcoming School Board nominations. This short survey (3 questions) closes next Wednesday.
"The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, which handles the city's animal control efforts, is joining with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA to create the "Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition." The coalition will seek to end the killing of healthy, treatable and manageable cats and dogs in Philadelphia, which saved about 82 percent of cats and dogs that entered ACCT last year. That's a stark contrast from 2005, when about 89 percent of animals were euthanized. "
We would like to give a big thank you to the Philadelphia 76'ers, Amy Heaver, and Ben Simmons, for partnering with my organization @unityinthecommunity to take four families from our community on a surprise shopping spree at Target today.We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event. The look on the families faces was priceless.Each family was able to spend close to $1500.00 each. Thank you to each and every person that nominated a family for our Operation Holiday Help Initiative. We appreciate it so much. One down, One to go! #Gameon
We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Year.Peace and blessings to each and every person.
For the 8th year in the row, we were able to surprise six families from our community with our Operation Holiday Help Initiative, despite the rain. It was easy for someone not to show up because of the rain, but people still showed up to show their commitment to our community. We would like to give a big thank you to each and every sponsor that participated in this initiative and of course the residents that nominated these families and made us aware of their hardship.In addition to that, Thank you to Mayor Kenney and his team for making this event a success.The families really appreciated it so much. @ Down South Philly
Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a miraculous 500 trees today at Columbus Square Park, which, considering the weather, is pretty outstanding. See you next year!!
EveryBlock collects 20 types of news in Philadelphia — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 1953-2009 S. 24th St.