22 min ago

There's still time! Apps due February 23rd. Q...

There's still time! Apps due February 23rd. Questions? Email arthurschoolgroup@gmail.com.

    Interesting in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

5 hours ago

The Woodlands shared their event.

Explore the Food of the Dead with author Sarah Lohman and the Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley. From the home parlour to the funeral parlor; from Irish wakes to sitting Shiva, consumption offers comfort in a time of grief. In this talk we’ll look at the culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history, and we’ll taste beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes. Register here: http://bit.ly/2EJbJ3e

    Food of the Dead
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6 hours ago

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Ce...

Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out our latest issue of The Dornsife Center Connector: Winter 2018. http://drexel.edu/dornsifecenter/news/newsletter/
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

Trivia: What’s better than a Parents’ Night O...

Trivia: What’s better than a Parents’ Night Out? Answer: A Parents’ Night Out with free wine! Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life for FoCA Night Out 2018! This year we will be sipping wine from the fabulous Moore Brothers Wine Company!! All proceeds go to Chester Arthur 🤗 So don’t forget to click the link below and get your tickets today! CHEERS! 🍷🍷 #FNO2018 www.501auctions.com/foca

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Trivia: What's better than a Parents' Night Out? Answer: A Parents' Night Out with free wine! Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life for FoCA...
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

The Study at University City named a top ten ...

The Study at University City named a top ten college town hotel by USA TODAY.

    These college town hotels are in a class of their own
    The best part about college these days just might be the new crop of hotels springing up on campuses around the country. Joining some of the more traditional homes-away-from-home are brands like Graduate and Study, whose hotels pay homage to the colleges - and college towns - they serve.
    http://www.10best.com

26 hours ago

Special open house event just for incoming Ki...

Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bro...

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉
    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared their...

Thanks to those who joined us last week for our Lunar New Year celebration. We received so much press and the event sold out. It was a blast and we thank you. Be sure to check out some photos here.

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

The New York Times previews Drexel University...

The New York Times previews Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust's forthcoming Schuylkill Yards.

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    "Our hope was that we could connect the city, eliminating the river as a historic dividing point," Mr. Sweeney said. "We hope Schuylkill Yards is going to move the physical perception of the city west."
    https://www.nytimes.com

31 hours ago

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their S...

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

As we were trying to figure out how to send s...

As we were trying to figure out how to send some kids from our community to see the Black Panther Movie for free , Desiree Peterkin Bell stepped up to the plate to sponsor 60 kids from the community to see Black Panther on Thursday night.We thank you for this and we look forward to hanging out with the students on Thursday Night. With all the negativity on social media and in the world , I think its very important that we show the students positive images of African Americans.

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1,662 likes · 22 talking about this. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing...
    https://www.facebook.com

33 hours ago

University City District shared Shakespeare i...

Check below to see what play Shakespeare in Clark Park will perform this year!

    Shakespeare in Clark Park's 2018 Show
    Join us this summer in Clark Park!
    https://vimeo.com/

35 hours ago

Come check out UConnect, which connects commu...

Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM. Check out the flyer for more details to schedule your appointment today!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM....
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Woman caught in crossfire in Grays Ferry

The 59-year-old woman was shot several times while on the 2700 block of Reed Street around 8 p.m. Monday.

    Woman caught in crossfire in Grays Ferry
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Crash in Upper Moreland restricting Turnpike access WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS Crash in Upper Moreland restricting Turnpike access An innocent woman was caught in the crossfire as two gunmen starting shooting in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia, police say.
    http://6abc.com

43 hours ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1200 Block S. 29th St. February 13, 2018 @ 5:54 p.m. Comment

44 hours ago

Police: Woman Injured In Drive-By Shooting Was Not The Intended Target

Police tell CBS3 the 59-year-old woman was sitting in her car on the 2700 block of Reed Street around 8 p.m. Monday.

    Police: Woman Injured In Drive-By Shooting Was Not The Intended Target
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - An innocent woman is in the hospital after getting caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting in Grays Ferry, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. Police tell CBS3 the 59-year-old woman was sitting in her car on the 2700 block of Reed Street around 8 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked...

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before two o’clock!! So in honor of President’s Day, Chester Arthur, and his penchant for late nights - click on the link and join us for FoCA Night Out on Saturday March 24th, 2018 from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life! We promise to have you home before 2am 😜 #FNO2018 #partylikeChesterArthur www.501auctions.com/foca

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Happy Monday! (if there is such a thing) PSA...

Happy Monday! (if there is such a thing) PSA 2 Community meeting on Tuesday, 20th February at 6:00 pm with Lt. Jennifer Foster, location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore St., Cafeteria area. Come and meet the new Community Relations Officer (CRO), John O'Connor.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Happy Monday! (if there is such a thing) PSA 2 Community meeting on Tuesday, 20th February at 6:00 pm with Lt. Jennifer Foster, location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore St., Cafeteria area....
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

PPD 17th District PSA 2 Community meeting on Tues., 20th Feb at 6:00 pm.

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)

2 days ago

17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues., 20th Feb @ 6:00pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

2 days ago

2 days ago

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard?...

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard? Send a message to Chanda Miller with a description to claim it.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Friends of Chester Arthur, Philadelphia, PA. 1,004 likes · 9 talking about this. The Friends of Chester A. Arthur believes that a first-class education, within a safe school setting, should be the...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when y...

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when you’ve got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    The Sunday-night scaries aren't so bad when you've got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Board applications due this Friday!!

Board applications due this Friday!!

    Interested in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    1272 S DOVER ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely...

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding support of Chester Arthur 🎉 OCF is FoCA Night Out’s only PLATINUM SPONSOR EVER! So Merci, gratzie, gracias, danke, arigatô - literally ALL 👏🏻 OF 👏🏻 THE 👏🏻 THANKS! We could not do it without you ❣️

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    LIGHT DEMO,INSTALL NEW DRYWALL OVER EXISTING, PAINT, FLOORING, WALL TILE,WINDOWS AND DOORS INTO EXISTING OPENINGS,NEW CABINETS,AND UPDATING FIXTURES

    2646 REED ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 72,000 BTU 80% WITH 2 TON A/C WITH NO DUCT WORK

    1260 S NEWKIRK ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

5 days ago

“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

5 days ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

5 days ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

5 days ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW SERVICE NEW 100 AMP PANEL. INSTALLATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC

    1260 S NEWKIRK ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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