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Grays Ferry's own Seamus Patrick Banning helped organize a "Fundraiser in Center City to help bar staff out of work due to water main break" ~ Good Looking Out!
This is a message from ReadyPhiladelphia. WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU HEAR THE COMMUNITY ALERT SIRENS? The following information regarding the Community Alert Siren System is intended for residents and businesses in South and Southwest Philadelphia nearest the refinery to advise everyone what to do when the sirens sound. The sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month at noon for 30 seconds. In the event of a real emergency, the siren sounds continuously for three minutes. Residents are advised to follow Shelter-in-Place advisories whenever the sirens sound. The Shelter-in-Place information below will guide you and your family about what precautions to take in the unlikely event of a release from the refining complex or from a rail or truck accident anywhere in the community. We hope that you will find the information useful, and that you will share it with your family, friends and neighbors. 1) DO NOT PANIC BUT GO INSIDE IMMEDIATELY. 2) CLOSE ALL DOORS AND WINDOWS. 3) TURN OFF VENTILATION SYSTEM. 4) GO TO AN EASILY SEALED ROOM AND STAY THERE. 5) TUNE RADIO TO KYW 1060 (AM) FOR INSTRUCTIONS. 6) WAIT FOR THE "ALL CLEAR" BROADCAST. There are currently 11 sirens located throughout South and Southwest Philadelphia. Pepper Middle School, 82nd and Lyons Eastwick Library, Island Ave. & Lindbergh Finnegan's Playground, 70th and Grovers Connell Park, 65th & Grays Bartram's Village, 56th and Lindbergh Recreation Center, 48th & Woodland Fire House, 32nd and Grays Ferry JFK Annex, 25th & Morris Passyunk Library, 20th and Shunk FDR Park, 20th and Pattison PES Refining Complex, 28th & Passyunk If you SEE, HEAR, or SMELL something you think is coming from the refining complex, contact the PES Communications Center at 215-339-2286.
Tire Round-Up projects promote neighborhood clean-ups and beautification efforts that stimulate civic pride. Registered participants will be reimbursed 50¢ for each illegally discarded tire brought to the drop- off site. The tire drop-off limit will be 1,000 tires per group. https://www.philadelphiastreets.com/sanitation/residential/tire-round-up-program/
That explains the low water pressure.
Please check on friends , family members and neighbors who may not have AC.
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Butt-Fugly Building: 2nd and Bainbridge
Friends of Lanier Meeting will be tonight at Vare Recreation Center in the air conditioned gym at 6:30.
It happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday near Wilson Park Homes on the 2100 block of Taney Terrace.
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).
1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St
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.
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...
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...
Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!
If you ever wondered...Happy Flag Day.. :)
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.
We are going to forgo our general meeting tonight. There is a meeting about Lanier at Saint Gabriel's Lower Hall @ 6:30. There is a lot of interest in this and if you have an interest in the future of the park you want to apart of these meetings.
It happened on eastbound I-76, between 28th Street and Passyunk Avenue, shortly before 1 p.m.
Don't Forget! PWD meeting for tonight @6pm held at Audenried High School, 32nd & Tasker Sts. As you know, the Philadelphia Water Department is asking for an 11% increase in rates, on average, for residential customers and other small users!
Happy Memorial Day! Remember those brave men and women who gave all today. Side note: The pools are opening and there is still jobs for lifeguards available.
The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old Missing Juvenile Prestige Smalls. She was last seen on Monday, May 21th, 2018, on the 2700 block of Winton Terrace.
Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting more than 50 city employers and agencies, like SEPTA and PECO, featuring nearly a 100 job offers, Shenandoah says the upcoming event hopes to reach as many South Philly residents as possible. From the University of Penn to the Urban League of Philadelphia, close to a dozen organizational partnerships from around the city are working to make the fair a reality. https://southphillyreview.com/second-annual-career-fair-in-grays-ferry-set-for-june-2-7e96be7de448