3 hours ago

Sunshine will be on the increase through this...

Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Sunshine will be on the increase through this afternoon along with lowering humidity and a northwesterly breeze. A nice stretch of weather is expected for the next several days.
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6 hours ago

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general mee...

A HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 23rd! Join us at Second District Brewing 5-7PM for $2 off pints. Come early for door prizes. Bancroft + McKean Streets. http://epbneighbors.org/news/2018/5/23/epbn-happy-hour-tonight/

    EPBN Happy Hour Tonight - 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

20 hours ago

More rain is moving into our region (yes, aga...

More rain is moving into our region (yes, again...). Strong thunderstorms are possible, but primarily south of our region, through they could move into Talbot and Caroline Counties in Maryland through the early evening. For the rest of our region, chances for light showers continue through the overnight hours. For the latest radar, visit https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast.php

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21 hours 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

22 hours ago

If you're looking for employment, please join...

If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

    Unity In The Community
    If you're looking for employment, please join us this Thursday for our employment session with the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
    https://www.facebook.com

27 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

28 hours ago

Did you know that this is National Safe Boati...

Did you know that this is National Safe Boating Week? When going out on a boat, it is always good to have a plan and be prepared. For a lot more information, check out the following web site: https://www.weather.gov/safety/safeboating-week

    National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25, 2018
    The National Weather Service has partnered with the National Safe Boating Council, a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ to help promote safe boating practices. During Safe Boating Week, NWS will send a Public Information Statement and broadcast public service announcements on NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards.
    https://www.weather.gov

2 days ago

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

Check this out!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

There will be a Public meeting for the Proper...

There will be a Public meeting for the Property located at 2701-03 Federal St. at the GFCC office , 1501 S. 29th St. on Tuesday evening , May 22, 2018 at 7 PM.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    There will be a Public meeting for the Property located at 2701-03 Federal St. at the GFCC office , 1501 S. 29th St. on Tuesday evening , May 22, 2018 at 7 PM.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Here at our office in Mount Holly, we've obse...

Here at our office in Mount Holly, we've observed rain every day for the past 11 days straight. We are excited that we expect this streak to end today! Unfortunately, we expect more rain showers and storms tomorrow, but things should clear up and dry out through the beginning of the weekend. Expect to see a lot of ☀️ by the end of the week! Enjoy! 🌞

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2 days ago

2 days ago

This high-resolution visible imagery from the...

This high-resolution visible imagery from the GOES-16 satellite captured an unique wave cloud structure called an undular bore that formed off the New Jersey coast late this afternoon. The undular bore formed as rain-cooled air that developed out ahead of a line of showers and thunderstorms (also known as a gust front or outflow boundary) moved off the coast and into stable marine air (because the ocean waters are still very cold).

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    This high-resolution visible imagery from the GOES-16 satellite captured an unique wave cloud structure called an undular bore that formed off the New Jersey coast late this afternoon. The undular...
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2 days ago

EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections -

EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections -

    EPBN ☔ May⚡News - Beer, Jobs, Elections
    Dear Friends & Neighbors, HAPPY HOUR will replace our May general meeting on Wednesday, May 23rd! Join us at Second District Brewing 5-7PM for $2 off pints. Come early for door prizes. Bancroft + McKean Streets. In this newsletter, you'll find updates from each of our committees, and a new section called City Resources.
    https://mailchi.mp

3 days ago

After several days of cool and wet weather, t...

After several days of cool and wet weather, temperatures are finally on the rise this morning! Most locations are already well into the 70s and we expect afternoon highs to be around the 80° mark, give or take a few degrees. It'll be a humid one, though! Showers and storms remain possible today and Tuesday. Much more pleasant and dry weather settles into the region by the middle of the week with highs around 80° and lows around 60°.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    After several days of cool and wet weather, temperatures are finally on the rise this morning! Most locations are already well into the 70s and we expect afternoon highs to be around the 80° mark,...
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3 days ago

3 days ago

A Flood Warning is in effect through early Su...

A Flood Warning is in effect through early Sunday morning for a small portion of Kent County, DE and Caroline County, MD, where flooding is imminent along the Choptank River . The river gauge at Greensboro, MD continues to rise in response to the heavy rains (3-6") over the past few days and should reach minor flood stage this evening.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    A Flood Warning is in effect through early Sunday morning for a small portion of Kent County, DE and Caroline County, MD, where flooding is imminent along the Choptank River . The river gauge at...
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3 days ago

Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in ...

Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in heathered purple, green, and gray, and onesies in lavender and green. $20 helps continue NICE's support of G.W. Childs Elementary and keeps you looking good all Summer long! These will be available at the NICE Night fundraiser at On Point Bistro on Sunday, May 20.

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Just in time for Summer: fun new t-shirts in heathered purple, green, and gray, and onesies in lavender and green. $20 helps continue NICE's support of G.W. Childs Elementary and keeps you looking...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary shar...

    On Point Bistro
    Philly, Stop in for dinner and check out some art from the local elementary school- GW Childs. Art will be on display through Sunday when we cap off the night with a sold- out fundraiser by NICE...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Good morning! Light to moderate rain is currently making its way through the area ahead of an approaching warm front to our south. As this warm front moves northward through our area today, rainfall will begin to taper off and temperatures will begin to rise this afternoon through Sunday when many locations will warm to around 80°! However, scattered showers will remain possible through Sunday.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly added a new photo.
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4 days ago

4 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ALTERATIONS TO KITCHEN AND BATHROOM AND FINISH FLOORING.- 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.

    1422 S ETTING ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER SERVICE PA20181162319 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    1636 S 27TH ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2 TOILETS,2 LAVS,1 TUB,1 KITCHEN SINK AND LAUNDRY(SFD)

    1504 S 28TH ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

This coming Wednesday, May 23, we will be hav...

This coming Wednesday, May 23, we will be having our monthly General meeting to discuss zoning, beautification and... wait... no, let's go to Happy Hour!! Come join EPBN for our annual spring Happy Hour, from 5-7pm, at Second District Brewing, where drafts will be $2 off and your friendly community organization officers will be around to answer questions or just have a laugh. Come have a brew and meet your neighbors! After an hour, everyone will know your name!

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    This coming Wednesday, May 23, we will be having our monthly General meeting to discuss zoning, beautification and... wait... no, let's go to Happy Hour!! Come join EPBN for our annual spring Happy...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Here are 24-Hour rainfall maps ending 8 AM May 17th and 8 AM May 18th. A summary listing of rainfall amounts at or above 1.0 inch is now available at this link: https://bit.ly/2wV7iPr

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly added a new photo.
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5 days ago

Good Morning, if you are looking for employme...

Good Morning, if you are looking for employment, please join us for our monthly employment with the Philadelphia Parking Authority on Thursday, May 24th at 1:00 PM at The Dixon House.

    Unity In The Community
    Good Morning, if you are looking for employment, please join us for our monthly employment with the Philadelphia Parking Authority on Thursday, May 24th at 1:00 PM at The Dixon House.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Good Morning Facebook Friends! As you get rea...

Good Morning Facebook Friends! As you get ready to head out this morning, allow a little extra time for your morning commute as areas of fog, with visibility as low as one half mile, will be possible through mid morning. If you encounter fog, reduce speed and allow extra following distance with the vehicle in front of you. In addition, moderate to heavy rain could result in minor flooding of low lying areas across Delmarva. A flood watch continues for much of the region through the day Saturday as additional rounds of rain are expected. For a detailed forecast for your location, visit www.weather.gov/phi

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Good Samaritan helps shooting victim in Grays Ferry

Police say the 32-year-old victim had been shot in the chest around 8 p.m. Thursday in the area of 30th and Reed streets.

    Good Samaritan helps shooting victim in Grays Ferry
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A Good Samaritan is being credited for aiding a gunshot victim in Philadelphia's Grays Ferry neighborhood. Police say the 32-year-old victim had been shot in the chest around 8 p.m. Thursday in the area of 30th and Reed streets.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

A Flood Advisory is in effect until 10 PM for...

A Flood Advisory is in effect until 10 PM for portions of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Minor urban and poor drainage flooding is possible. Please relay any reports/pictures of flooding. Be cautious at night when it is harder to recognize flooding. weather.gov/phi

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    A Flood Advisory is in effect until 10 PM for portions of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Minor urban and poor drainage flooding is possible. Please relay any reports/pictures of flooding. Be...
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5 days ago

Friends of Lanier Community meeting - Lanier ...

Friends of Lanier Community meeting - Lanier Playground is tonight Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood).

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Friends of Lanier Community meeting - Lanier Playground is tonight Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel's Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood).
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Happy Thursday all! We are still in the midst of a rainy pattern that will last through early Saturday night that is being influenced by tropical moisture from an area of low pressure near the Gulf of Mexico. Some locations have already received 1-2 inches of rain, especially over the Poconos and just west of the I-95 Corridor. Another 2-4 inches is in the forecast for most of the area, with locally higher amounts through Saturday evening, especially south of I-195. With all of this rainfall, a flood watch remains in effect for most of the area through Friday night. Stay tuned as more information comes in. Remember, to never drive through flooded roadways. Turn around, don't drown!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF: 1- BATHTUB, 2- LAVATORIES, 2- WATER CLOSETS, KITCHEN SINK AND WASHER

    3103 TASKER ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Please join us for our monthly "Employment Se...

Please join us for our monthly "Employment Session" with the Philadelphia Parking Authority on Thursday, May 24th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Dixon House.

    Unity In The Community
    Please join us for our monthly "Employment Session" with the Philadelphia Parking Authority on Thursday, May 24th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Dixon House.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Here is the initial briefing for the flood po...

Here is the initial briefing for the flood potential for the remainder of this week into this weekend. https://www.weather.gov/media/phi/current_briefing.pdf #pawx #njwx #dewx #mdwx

    https://www.weather.gov

May 16

Lanier Playground Community Meeting on Thursday, 17th May at St. Gabriel's Hall @ 6:30 pm

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood).

Please attend and bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programming and most important your support.

NOTE: Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration don't forget to add this date to your calendar.

May 16

Wind damage was widespread generally to the n...

Wind damage was widespread generally to the north of I-78 with yesterday's severe weather (see attached image of storm reports received so far for the May 15 severe weather outbreak). If you have additional reports of hail or wind damage to report, please let us know (size of hail, timing of severe weather, and location all appreciated). Photos give you metaphorical bonus points. Also, if you would like to post photos of the mammatus clouds that developed after the storms passed or of the rainbow(s) before sunset, post them here! We have to live vicariously, since we were inside the office!

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Wind damage was widespread generally to the north of I-78 with yesterday's severe weather (see attached image of storm reports received so far for the May 15 severe weather outbreak). If you have...
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