1 hour ago

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting mo...

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

    Second annual career fair in Grays Ferry set for June 2
    While teaching first and second grade, Grays Ferry Civic Association Vice President Kyle Shenandoah conducted an experiment to maintain order in the rowdy classroom. Assigning students various tasks, like sharpening pencils or attending to the bathroom, he noticed a shift in their behavior - a correlation, he'd come to realize, that also exists in his backyard.
    https://southphillyreview.com

7 hours ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared a link.

    Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with us
    Click here to access our application. Remember to schedule your first interview after you hit submit. We are changing the face of this city block by block, and we need people who are passionate about making a difference. That's where you come in.
    http://powercorpsphl.org

38 hours ago

4 days ago

South Philly String-Band was live — at South ...

2820 W. Porter St.

    South Philly String-Band
    South Philly String-Band was live - at South Philly String-Band.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 15

1st Police District PDAC-Townhall Community Meeting Tuesday May 15th, 2018 6pm-7pm

1st Police District PDAC-Townhall Community Meeting
Tuesday May 15th, 2018 6pm-7pm
2301 S. 24th St., Philadelphia., PA

May 10

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared NBC10 Ph...

    NBC10 Philadelphia
    See these Philly neighborhoods? They have public safety blindspots. Surveillance cameras bought to catch and help convict criminals are broken. The NBC10 Investigators ask the city for answers...
    http://www.facebook.com

May 10

May 07

South Philly String-Band is at South Philly S...

Doo Wop is back at The South Philly String Band on Wednesday Evening, May 9th @ 6:00PM Featuring - "The Copians" $20.00 donation will get you in the door for two full sets of live entertainment, a full buffet by our in house Chef Bobby Buerklin, cash bar, dancing, 50/50 drawing, sweets table, and other surprises!!!.

    South Philly String-Band
    Doo Wop is back at The South Philly String Band on Wednesday Evening, May 9th @ 6:00PM Featuring - "The Copians" $20.00 donation will get you in the door for two full sets of live entertainment, a...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 07

May 04

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared The Phil...

Congrats to iur very own Kyle Shenandoah. Way to go!!

    Citizen of the Week: Kyle Shenandoah - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Shortly after President Trump's 2016 election, Kyle Shenandoah, a Forgotten Bottom resident, had a life-altering realization. A tax specialist at H&R Block, the 29-year-old had never been politically active; he didn't have a background in law or policy, and figured that disqualified him from really getting involved.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

Apr 28

South Philly Community-Police Memorial Bike Ride Sat 04-28-2018 9am-12pm

South Philly Community-Police Memorial Bike Ride Sat 04-28-2018 9am-12pm Starting and ending at Chew Rec Center 19th & Washington Ave

Apr 24

"Father, Son Survive After House Collapses Du...

"Father, Son Survive After House Collapses During Possible Gas Explosion."

    S. Philly Building Collapses After Possible Gas Explosion
    A South Philadelphia home collapsed Monday night following a possible gas explosion.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Apr 23

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared FOX 29's...

We hope and pray our neighbors are ok.

    FOX 29
    BREAKING: Crews are responding to a house collapse due to a possible gas explosion on the 1200 block of South 20th Street in Point Breeze. THE LATEST HERE: https://bit.ly/2HpdHqU
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 22

South Philly String-Band is live now — attend...

The under 21 band! Made up of members of all the string bands serenading the Champs

    South Philly String-Band
    The under 21 band! Made up of members of all the string bands serenading the Champs
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 22

South Philly String-Band was live — attending...

The under 21 band! Made up of members of all the string bands serenading the Champs

    South Philly String-Band
    The under 21 band! Made up of members of all the string bands serenading the Champs
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 20

4/20 is kind of a big deal here in Grays Ferr...

4/20 is kind of a big deal here in Grays Ferry. "April 20th, 1789 – George Washington arrives at Grays Ferry, Philadelphia while en route to Manhattan for his inauguration." http://www.ebroadsheet.com/today-history-april-20/


Apr 19

"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

Apr 18

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

Apr 17

Apr 15

South Philly String-Band is at South Philly S...

If you are celebrating your Sunday Funday any place but here you are missing out!


Apr 15

Apr 14

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

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 09

philabikes posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Apr 08

Recycle bins

Why is it that the city wants us to recycle but if you go to get a recycle bin you are only allowed one? And you must show ID to even get that one! It doesn’t make sense to me. I haven’t seen any of the ones with a lid anywhere either. Id like to have that so that your recycled property isn’t blowing all over the streets.

Apr 04

Grays Ferry Civic Association added an event....

Annual Spring clean up. This event will be weather dependent but members of the GFCA will be at Peace Park at 32nd and Wharton with supplies to clean up the park and depending on participation maybe some of the surrounding lots. If you have gloves bring them, if not everyone is welcome to use what supplies we have. Light refreshments will be available.

    Spring Clean Up
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 02

South Philly String-Band added an event.

South Philadelphia String Band 2018 Champions Gala Saturday April 14th, 2018 Donaghy Hall 2820 W. Porter Street Philadelphia, PA 19148 8:00pm - Midnight Music by Mystery Machine $30.00 Donation Buffet Dinner/Draft Beer Cash Bar Please see any member for tickets.

    South Philadelphia String Band 2018 Champions Gala
    South Philadelphia String Band 2018 Champions Gala
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 28

A neighbor found this dog in Grays Ferry whil...

A neighbor found this dog in Grays Ferry while on a walk tonight. Is anyone looking for him? He was found around Stingers Square and is not microchipped. Please let us know in the comment section.


Mar 28

[Update] - The dog's owner has been found! Th...

[Update] - The dog's owner has been found! Thank you to everyone who helped in sharing this post. A neighbor found this dog in Grays Ferry while on a walk tonight. Is anyone looking for him? He was found around Stingers Square and is not microchipped. Please let us know in the comment section.

Mar 28

1st Police District PDAC Annual Officer of the Year Banquet Book Ads Thur May 31st 2018 5pm-9pm

1st Police District PDAC Annual Officer of the Year Banquet Book Ads Thur May 31st 2018 5pm-9pm. Banquet Book Ad Book Promotion. For additional information contact Captain Lou Campione at 215-686-3017 or email Louis.Campione@phila.gov

    http://www.phila.gov

Mar 26

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Free Rain Barrels + More: Bartram's Garden on Earth Day Weekend
    Free Rain Barrels + More: Bartram's Garden on Earth Day Weekend
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 26

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