21 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE HOUSE TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20181450860-"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"

    139 MOORE ST Issued May 25, 2018 Comment

38 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We are closed today, Saturday, May 26th. We wish you an enjoyable and safe holiday weekend! FROM OUR GALLERY STORE We are thrilled to introduce our newest Gallery Store artist Frank Hamrick! Hamrick hails from Ruston, LA and produces stunning handbound artist books that incorporate handmade paper, letterpress, and tintype imagery. Be sure to explore his books in the Gallery Store or online – or stop by our table at the Philadelphia Art Book Fair, where we will feature a selection of his titles on June 2nd and 3rd. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Images: Frank Hamrick, My Face Tastes Like Salt, 2017, Handmade artist's book, 1st hardcover edition of 41 copies https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/books/products/my-face-tastes-like-salt

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Philadelphia Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Pennsport

Police say a man was shot in the head and stomach on the 400 block of Hoffman Street around 1 p.m.

    Philadelphia Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Pennsport
    Police say a man was shot in the head and stomach on the 400 block of Hoffman Street around 1 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Come see what you can build at today's Build ...

Come see what you can build at today's Build It! program! Find us in the children's area starting at 3:00 p.m.

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Come see what you can build at today's Build It! program! Find us in the children's area starting at 3:00 p.m.
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2 days ago

  • Science Comes to Life

    Ms. Blount is asking for $1038.35:
    My students need assistance with transportation to conduct hands-on activities on a college campus. Unfortunately, our school district cannot provide the equipment required to permit students to observe phenomenon they read about in their textbooks.
    Horace Furness High School Comment

4 days ago

Important Committee work at our meeting tonig...

Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!
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4 days ago

'He forgot where he came from': Is support for Mayor Kenney fading in his old South Philly neighborhood?

South Philly “rowhome” voters, some of them moderate and conservative Democrats, were a key part of that coalition. Kenney grew up on the 300 block of Cantrell, joined the Jokers Mummers Brigade, and was longtime chief-of-staff to former State Sen. Vince Fumo.

    'He forgot where he came from': Is support for Mayor Kenney fading in his old South Philly neighborhood?
    Tommy West was sitting at the bar with a few friends at Mifflin Tavern on Second Street in South Philadelphia, with the Phillies game on in the background. The team was winning. But what West really wanted to talk about was basketball.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia updated their profile picture.
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4 days ago

Northeast Bakery Returns to South Philly Roots

The exterior of the soon-to-be second location of Lipkin’s Bakery at 2153 South Hancock St. | Facebook/Lipkin’s Bakery

While it’s technically a new location, it’s not a new neighborhood for the kosher bakery, which will still uphold kosher standards. Its original location before it moved to Rhawnhurst 43 years ago was at Fourth and McKean streets.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

When Lipkin moved the bakery to its 8013 Castor Ave. location in 1975, most of the Jews near the original spot had moved.

    Northeast Bakery Returns to South Philly Roots - Jewish Exponent
    If you live in Northeast Philly and find yourself in need of a good rye bread or challah, or perhaps some rugelach or hamantaschen, or maybe you just have a hankering for some cookies, chances are you'd head over to Lipkin's Bakery. Well, soon, if you live in South Philadelphia, you'll get that chance, too ...
    http://jewishexponent.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE OLD KITCHEN AND REPLACE WITH NEW KITCHEN

    307 SIGEL ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP & FAI PA 20181372113 "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"

    334 MCKEAN ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT, TO INCLUDE DRYWALL AND SHEETROCK, REMODEL BATHROOM AND KITCHEN, NEW WINDOWS AND DOORS IN EXISTING OPENING. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. NOTE: CONTRACTOR IS LISTED AS A "SOLE PROPRIETOR" AND HAS NO EMPLOYEES AND/OR WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE - ALL SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRE SEPARATE LICENSES AND INSURANCE SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL WORK. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT.

    422 MCKEAN ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, Ma...

The Free Library will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.

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5 days ago

6 days ago

2nd Alarmers responding to 2300 N 21st St. 3 ...

2nd Alarmers responding to 2300 N 21st St. 3 story vacant dwelling. Heavy fire on the 2nd and 3rd floor. 3 and 2 in service. 2ND ALARMERS RESPONDING.

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6 days ago

Akritai Host Annual Pontian Genocide Service

...the Eagle on the monument. “We Will Never Forget,” was echoed in conversations amongst the 2nd and 3rd generation of family survivors. Those words continue to inspire and unite the Pontian community that...

    Akritai Host Annual Pontian Genocide Service
    Upper Darby, PA - The Pontian "Akritai" of Philadelphia hosted the annual Genocide memorial service yesterday, at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. The commemoration started with a memorial service during the church liturgy service. It was followed with a procession outside to the Pontian monument where several...
    https://cosmosphilly.com

6 days ago

May 19

May 19

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    1 INSTALL OF A MITSUBISHIC HEAT PUMP 9K BTU WITH ALL MATERIALS FOR A COMPLETE INSTALLATION. (SUPPLEMENTIAL HEAT, AREA OF HOUSE). (SFD)

    113 SIGEL ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

May 18

We still have a few spots left for GSK Scienc...

We still have a few spots left for GSK Science in the Summer!

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 18

Our used book sale scheduled for tomorrow wil...

Our used book sale scheduled for tomorrow will be held next Saturday, May 26, due to the rainy weather forecast. Hope you can make it!

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May 17

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3/4 WATER SERVICE PA 20181300651 "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"

    135 MOUNTAIN ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 16

Summer Reading is coming!

Summer Reading is coming!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Summer Reading is coming!
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May 16

Wagner Wins GOP Gov. Primary, Fetterman Pulls Off Upset

Incumbent U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans and Brendan Boyle were the first declared victors in the Pennsylvania mid-term primary election Tuesday night. Both were heavy favorites in the 2nd and 3rd district Democratic primaries, respectively. Evans will face Bryan Leib while Boyle will face David Torres. 

    Wagner Wins GOP Gov. Primary, Fetterman Pulls Off Upset
    Scott Wagner, a York native who made a fortune in the sanitation business, won the Republican primary for Pennsylvania governor and will challenge incumbent Gov. Tom Wolf in November. Fellow Republican Lou Barletta, a U.S. representative from northeast Pennsylvania who had been backed by President Trump, won his primary for U.S.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 15

These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Pennsport

At 904 square feet. 512 Emily St. is one of the roomier houses on this list. It’s also the one that was most recently rehabbed. | Bright MLS image via BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors

“The property in need of some renovation (139 Morris St.) is rightly priced among the lowest asking prices on a per-square-foot basis to reflect the needed work that the buyer will be assuming,” said Constantine Valhouli, director of research for NeighborhoodX.

    These Are the 10 Most Affordable Homes in Pennsport
    One of them needs some fixing up, and two more could use some freshening up, but most of these offer good value for the money. Besides being home to most of the Mummers clubs, Pennsport is also home to both modest rowhomes and more luxurious new construction.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 15

Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphi...

We had fun reading to Bella The Philly Phrenchie last night! The next PAWS for People program with Bella will be in July; please stay tuned for dates!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia added a new photo.
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May 14

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Rising second graders ...

REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Rising second graders through sixth graders are challenged to join us this summer for Science in the Summer 2018: The Science of Space! GSK Science in the Summer™ is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments. Classes are small with 16 students each, so be sure to register early! • Level I - classes are for children entering grades 2 and 3. • Level II - classes are for children entering grades 4 through 6. Thursday, July 12 Level 1 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Friday, July 13 Level 2 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The program offers two workshops. Day one of the workshop is for the Level I class of 2nd and 3rd graders. Day two is for the Level II class of 4th through 6th graders. Lunch is provided! Science of Space! The Science of Space invites children to see the sky above them. Through active, hands-on learning, students explore the sun’s energy, the phases of the moon, human survival in space, and how rockets overcome Earth’s gravity. From here on Earth, we look up and see the sun and moon. From here, we dream of space travel. From here, we achieve liftoff! Registration started today, Monday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. Please visit http://www.scienceinthesummer.com to register.

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 14

Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Careers and Other Opportunities
    The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 12

Registration for Science in the Summer starts...

Registration for Science in the Summer starts Monday, May 14th @ 12pm! Sign up at www.scienceinthesummer.com Lovett Library will be hosting Science in the Summer on Thursday, July 19th from 10am-3pm for Level 1 (incoming 2nd & 3rd graders) and Friday, July 20th from 10am-3pm for Level 2 (incoming 4th through 6th graders)

    Lovett Memorial Library - Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia
    Registration for Science in the Summer starts Monday, May 14th @ 12pm! Sign up at www.scienceinthesummer.com Lovett Library will be hosting Science in the Summer on Thursday, July 19th from...
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May 12

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 80,000 BTU FURNACE 95% EFF 3 TON CONDENSER & COIL WITH DUCTWORK

    153 DALY ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPAIR EXISTING JOISTS WHERE NEEDED, REPAIR SUBFLOOR, INSTALL NEW STEPS TO THE BASEMENT.( DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN)

    413 SIGEL ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Shot Tower ...

    Shot Tower Playground
    Shot Tower Playground. 1.3K likes. 131 Carpenter St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 685-1592
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May 11

Registration for GSK Science in the Summer op...

Registration for GSK Science in the Summer opens Monday at noon!

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 11

Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Library (Free Library of Philadelphia)
    The annual spring flea market at the Donatucci Library is just 2 days away!
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May 11

Man shot in the back in South Philadelphia

It happened Thursday night along the 1800 block of South 4th Street near Moore Street.

    Man shot in the back in South Philadelphia
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Police say a gunman shot a man in the back twice as the victim was getting into a car in South Philadelphia. It happened Thursday night along the 1800 block of South 4th Street near Moore Street. Action News is told the 26-year-old victim managed to run to 5th Street.
    http://6abc.com

May 10

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE AND REPLACE ROOFING

    212 SIGEL ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    141 SNYDER AVE Issued May 8, 2018 Comment

May 10

May 09

We are open 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 1...

We are open 2:00-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10.

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May 09

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philly Heal...

Please take a minute to use this link to email City Council and Mayor Kenney.

    Tell Mayor Kenney and City Council: Clean up Philly schools
    The PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting our air, water and open spaces.
    https://pennenvironment.webaction.org

May 09

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