2 hours ago

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting ...

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize, makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical, makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub."

    Pennovation Center gets two new biotech startups - Technical.ly Philly
    Grays Ferry's Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize , makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical , makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub.
    https://technical.ly

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20 hours ago

Developer Ori Feibush has acquired the site o...

Developer Ori Feibush has acquired the site of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory on the north side of Washington Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets in South Philadelphia, with plans to raze most of the historic structure to make way for apartments, townhouses and stores.

    Ori Feibush plans homes and shops at Chocolate Factory site in South Philly
    Developer Ori Feibush says his proposal would be a big step toward transforming Washington Avenue, west of Broad Street, from a strip of warehouses and blighted industrial buildings into a dense commercial and residential corridor binding the revitalized neighborhoods to its north and south.
    http://www.philly.com

28 hours ago

Good morning! A chilly start to the day with ...

Good morning! A chilly start to the day with temperatures generally in the 30s at this time. However temperatures will moderate to the mid 50s to low 60s by this afternoon under partly to mostly sunny skies. A system will bring some rain and showers tonight into Thursday, mainly north of the I-78, I-80 corridors, but the good news is that dry weather with sunshine is expected for this coming weekend into early next week. For the latest forecast details specific to your location, please visit weather.gov/phi and enter your city or zip code in the upper left.

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33 hours ago

36 hours ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Some minor flooding will continue on the Passaic River at Pine Brook and on the Millstone River at Griggstown. Do not drive around barricades and do not attempt to drive through flooded areas.


41 hours ago

Technically, it has been warmer in April than...

Technically, it has been warmer in April than it was in February. Despite a few warm days last week, it hasn't felt that way!


43 hours ago

A Freeze Warning is in effect from 2AM thru 8...

A Freeze Warning is in effect from 2AM thru 8AM Wednesday (4/18) for portions of New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania (areas in purple). Temperatures are expected to drop to or below freezing overnight. Take appropriate steps to protect sensitive vegetation. #njwx #pawx #mdwx


2 days ago

There is some lingering flooding in NJ early ...

There is some lingering flooding in NJ early this morning. Most of the flooding is minor. However, moderate flooding is occurring on the Millstone River in Somerset County. A Flood Warning is in effect. #njwx

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    There is some lingering flooding in NJ early this morning. Most of the flooding is minor. However, moderate flooding is occurring on the Millstone River in Somerset County. A Flood Warning is in...
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2 days ago

Hope everybody is safe and dry this evening. ...

Hope everybody is safe and dry this evening. As additional rainfall and flooding reports come in, we will update the Public Information Statement (PNS) and Local Storm Report (LSR). Feel free to pass any reports on to us. Although the rain has ended, many of the smaller rivers and streams are still elevated, and in some cases, are flooded. Continue to exercise caution out there!

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Good things come in trees. As many of you ...

Good things come in trees. As many of you know, East Point Breeze Neighbors participates in the PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Street Tree planting twice a year, in November and in April. This Saturday, April 21, is the day! We, along with our friends at Newbold CDC and West Passyunk Neighbors have a total of 25 trees to stick in the ground, including 10 in the EPBN service area. We need a few more able-bodied neighbors to help dig some pits and plant some trees. If you can volunteer on Saturday morning (around 9:30am), comment here, PM us or email clean@epbneighbors.org. BONUS POINTS if you happen to have a heavy-duty digging shovel, a pick-ax or a push broom that you can bring along! This is a regular Tree Party, and as a great poet once said: After the Party is the Afterparty! All volunteers are invited for pizza and beer post-trees at Brewery ARS! NOTE - our newest neighborhood Tree-Tenders group, Point Breeze Tree Tenders is also planting trees on 21 April. Their "zone" is WEST of 18th street, so if you live closer to that side of the Breeze, give them a shout -With their trees added, we're up to almost FORTY NEW TREES! ANOTHER NOTE - The deadline for November trees is MAY 7! Too much information for this post, so watch this space next week for more info!


3 days ago

The annual 17th Police District Advisory Coun...

The annual 17th Police District Advisory Council Banquet is coming up on Saturday, May 19th at 7pm! The banquet supports programming for the district, which includes the Blue Ribbon Awards, honoring officers each month who have meade steller contributions to the community. The PDAC also provides annual scholarships for local teens, hosts community block parties, and feeds officers and those in need during the holidays. The banquet will include dinner, an open bar, and entertainment from local artists. It's a great time and supports a great cause! What: 17th Police District Advisory Council Annual Banquet When: Saturday, May 19th at 7pm Where: IATSE Ballroom, 2401 Swanson Street Cost: $75 per ticket To buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-police-district-advisory-council-2018-banquet-tickets-44655071521 For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/207324330030063/ http://epbneighbors.org/news/2018/4/16/2018-pdac-banquet-coming-up/

    2018 PDAC Banquet Coming Up - 2018 - News - East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Newbold Neighbors Association strives to engage residents, support sustainable development, promote local businesses, and strengthen our community through clean streets, greening efforts, public safety, planning, and outreach. The Association takes action through regular general and committee meetings, and serves the community and the City of Philadelphia as a valuable link to various programs and operations of local government.
    http://epbneighbors.org

3 days ago

Here is your 6 AM Monday morning update: The ...

Here is your 6 AM Monday morning update: The line of showers, and isolated thunderstorms is moving into the urban I 95 corridor, including Wilmington and Philadelphia. Please use caution on your morning commute! Heavy downpours will result in ponding of water, especially in low lying areas. For the latest radar, visit: https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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3 days ago

Good early morning everyone! As of 3 AM Monda...

Good early morning everyone! As of 3 AM Monday morning, a line of thunderstorms was located just west of the Chesapeake Bay. This will continue to slide further east through the morning, resulting in heavy rain and possibly strong winds (highest threat for this is in Delmarva). For the latest radar image, visit https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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3 days ago

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3 days ago

Here is the updated briefing package regardin...

Here is the updated briefing package regarding thunderstorms and coastal flooding tonight through Monday. https://www.weather.gov/media/phi/current_briefing.pdf #NJwx #PAwx #MDwx #DEwx


3 days ago

4th Annual Point Breeze 5K Run Walk & Health Fair Saturday, 21st April

Sky Community Partners, Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital presents - The 4th Annual 5k & Health Fair presented by on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:00 am to Noon and registration starts at 7:30am. Location Wharton Square Park, 2300 Wharton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146.

There will be free health screenings, general nutrition, glucose testing, wellness information and giveaways.

Remember don't forget to mark your calendar and add to your schedule!
For more information or to Register, please contact Sky Community Partners at
(484 441 3173) or visit their website at Skycommunitypartners.com.

    Sky Community Partners
    Sky Community Partners seeks to create thriving, productive communities by eliminating the barriers that prevent low income and underserved individuals and families from being healthy and well-educated.
    http://www.skycommunitypartners.com

3 days ago

The District Attorney’s Office Wants to Hear from You on Thursday, 19th April at 6:00 pm

Join First Assistant Bob Listenbee and Staff for the Grays Ferry/Point Breeze Community Collaboration Listening Session. Networking and refreshments 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Listening session 6:00pm to 7:30 pm on Thursday, 19th April at Zion AME Church, 1600 S. 21st Street.

Come ready with your concerns and ideas about how to work with our office to make your neighborhood better, safer and etc.

RSVP: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or call 215.686.8934. RSVP's are appreciated but not mandatory.

NOTE: Please Be Advised that Open Cases will NOT be Discussed.

    http://www.phila.gov

3 days ago

17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Meeting Tues., April 17th at 6pm.

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Receive the crime report, bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the Grays Ferry & Tasker Community.

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2017 | Time: 6:00 pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area).

4 days ago

Here is the first briefing package on the pot...

Here is the first briefing package on the potential for coastal flooding and thunderstorms though Monday. https://bit.ly/2p4pbnv weather.gov/phi

    https://www.weather.gov

4 days ago

4 days ago

Quite warm for all areas away from the immedi...

Quite warm for all areas away from the immediate coast today, with even a record high temperature set at Allentown, PA (87 degrees!). A cold front though will settle south across our area during tonight, bringing much colder air with it along with developing low clouds and some light rain or drizzle. It will be much colder on Sunday.


4 days ago

Thanks to everyone who stopped by, hung out a...

Thanks to everyone who stopped by, hung out and helped out on this year's spring clean up. We were able to clean up several lots with your help! If you need help organizing future clean ups let us know.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Thanks to everyone who stopped by, hung out and helped out on this year's spring clean up. We were able to clean up several lots with your help! If you need help organizing future clean ups let us know.
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Have you had a chance to enjoy the warm weath...

Have you had a chance to enjoy the warm weather yet? If not, today is your last chance for a while! A cold front will sink south later today. Highs today are forecast to be in the 70s and 80s, but by tomorrow, it will be around 30 degrees lower! For those of you whose outdoor plans include time near the ocean, please keep in mind that water temperatures on the ocean and bays remain quite cold. Those participating in water activities should take care not to enter the water. Hypothermia, exhaustion, and unconsciousness can occur in less than one hour.


5 days ago

5 days ago

5 days ago

Well above normal temps today and tomorrow (+...

Well above normal temps today and tomorrow (+15 to 20). Back to normal, or close to it, Sunday and Monday. Below normal Tuesday thanks to a cold front. Some of you could see up to 2" of rain, mainly falling Sunday night into Monday. WPC 5-day precip map. #njwx #dewx #mdwx #pawx


6 days ago

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ROUGH IN DRAINS FOR KITCHEN SINK, LAUNDRY SINK, WATER CLOSET, LAVY SINK & BATH TUB - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    2633 TASKER ST Issued April 11, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Good afternoon everyone. With the warmer weat...

Good afternoon everyone. With the warmer weather we're expecting in the next couple days, many people will want to head to the beach. While the air temperature will be warm, it is important to remember that the water temperatures in the Atlantic and Delaware Bay are still only in the 40s. At these temperatures, hypothermia can begin in as little as 5 minutes without proper attire. If you're heading to the beach in the next couple days, it is best to stay out of the water. Nonetheless, have a great weekend! Check out specific water temperatures here: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/cwtg/catl_tmap.html.

    Coastal Water Temperature Guide
    NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) are responsible for hosting and providing public access to one of the most significant archives for environmental data on Earth with over 20 petabytes of comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. /cwtg/catl_tmap.html
    https://www.nodc.noaa.gov

Apr 12

Good morning everyone! We are finally moving ...

Good morning everyone! We are finally moving into a period of warmer springtime weather the next few days. High temperatures Friday will range from the low 70s in the Poconos to the upper 70s to near 80 for South Jersey and the Delaware Valley. Highs will remain a little cooler in the mid to upper 60s along the coast. Saturday looks to be similar, if not warmer than tomorrow. Do you have any plans to enjoy this weekend? Check out our website for your local forecast at www.weather.gov/phi.


Apr 12

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Apr 11

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared a link.

    EmploymentHub - Usps jobs
    EmploymentHub is currently staffing for various USPS Positions.Multiple job and career opportunities are available through the USPS. Candidates must apply online. Various full-time and part-time roles are available. Veterans are given preference in hiring process. Search now for jobs that match your passion and your skill sets in the greater 20149 area.
    https://employmenthub.co

Apr 11

Did you know, you can get the times of high a...

Did you know, you can get the times of high and low tide at the following link, http://ht.ly/j3kI30jrMmY (NOAA Tide Predictions). #njwx #dewx #mdwx #pawx


Apr 11

Unity In The Community added 3 new photos.

Today we had the opportunity of surprising two teenagers from Universal Audenreid High School with our 9th Annual Ultimate Prom Experience.All of their prom expenses will be taken care of courtesy of our great donors and sponsors.Thank you to Tre Sullivan @tre.five of the Philadelphia Eagles for agreeing to escort Autumn on her prom. Also , thank you to all of our supporters and donors for being apart of this initiative.


Apr 11

Great Day in South Philadelphia - http://www....

Great Day in South Philadelphia - http://www.fox29.com/good-day/326409434-video

    Eagles safety Tre Sullivan surprises South Philly students
    FOX 29's Steve Keeley is live from South Philadelphia with more.
    http://www.fox29.com

Apr 11

The District Attorney’s Office Wants to Hear from You on Thursday, 19th April at 6:00pm

CHANGED: Join First Assistant Bob Listenbee and Staff for the Grays Ferry/Point Breeze Community Collaboration Listening Session. Networking and refreshments 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Listening session 6:00pm to 7:30 pm on Thursday, 19th April at Zion AME Church, 1600 S. 21st Street.

Come ready with your concerns and ideas about how to work with our office to make your neighborhood better, safer and etc..

RSVP: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or call 215.686.8934. RSVP's are appreciated but not mandatory.

NOTE: Please Be Advised that Open Cases will NOT be Discussed.

    http://www.phila.gov

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