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42 hours ago

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Fri...

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Friends of Hackett by going to smile.amazon.com before you start your shopping! https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/x-locale/paladin/email/charity/2018/1128157_us_amazon_smile_charity_pd18_contact_fb1_link_1200x627_1531437882._CB1531504841_.jpg


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5 days ago

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community...

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community take advantage of Hackett's new playground. We're very grateful to all the neighbors that have not only volunteered their time to help out with watering plants and picking up trash. We're also encouraged by all those that have been keeping an eye on the grounds in general. To help protect this neighborhood resource, we are working with ORCA and the neighboring households to install security cameras on a some of the surrounding homes. You will see new signage in the upcoming weeks posting the schoolyard hours (7AM to 9PM when school is not in session). The new signage will not only post hours, but also clarify and expand some of the schoolyard rules. We're aware that there have been dogs on the grounds and often running off leash on the turf. While we know that the signage near the turf does not explicitly prohibit dogs (although the signage near the play equipment does), please note that dogs are not allowed. This will be clarified with the new signage. In the meantime, please spread the word.

    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 11

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200 AMP MAIN SERVICE-IMSTALL 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL. INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WIRING AS PER 2008 NEC. INSTALL & CABLE TV WIRING THROUGHOUT.

    2262 N HOWARD ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200 AMP MAIN SERVICE-INSTALL 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL. INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WIRING AS PER 2008 NEC. INSTALL & CABLE TV WIRING THROUGHOUT.

    2260 N HOWARD ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200 AMP MAIN SERVICE-IMSTALL 40 CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL. INSTALL ALL WIRING THROUGHOUT SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING WIRING AS PER 2008 NEC. INSTALL & CABLE TV WIRING THROUGHOUT.

    2258 N HOWARD ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

Jul 09

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Un...

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union were named one of the best credit unions in Pennsylvania according to Forbes! Congrats PFCU! forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2018/06/28/the-best-banks-and-credit-unions-in-every-state/#383741e84502

    The Best Banks And Credit Unions In Every State
    There were 18,000 commercial banks and savings institutions in the U.S. in the mid-1980s, but 35 years of massive consolidation and nearly 3,000 bank failures have cut the total by 70%. With the proliferation of online banks, it is even more important for local banks to demonstrate their advantages in regards to customer service, accessibility and financial advice.
    https://www.forbes.com

Jul 08

  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR USE OF MULTI FAMILY DWELLING (3 UNITS) IN A 3 STORY STRUCTURE AS PER PLANS AND ZONING PERMIT #836210.

    2323 N 2ND ST Issued July 6, 2018 Comment

Jul 07

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACE NEW BASEMENT STAIR TO FIRST FLOOR & SECOND FLOOR STAIRS

    2231 N 2ND ST Issued July 5, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECT A THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    2347 N HANCOCK ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200AMP SERVICE PER 2008 NEC

    2254 N HOWARD ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    2347 N HANCOCK ST Issued July 2, 2018 Comment

Jul 06

Jul 05

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't ...

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't forget to request tools from our tool library with Olde Richmond Civic Association - ORCA! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4ef93wtQwLzZRmJjrQvsKYp2WeWOCLbiPUK2ChOmP5Ua7XQ/viewform

    EKNA/ORCA Neighborhood Cleanup Tool Library Request Form
    Please use this form to request tools from EKNA and ORCA for use for to request tools for block cleanups in the EKNA and ORCA service areas. This service is only available to EKNA/ORCA members that can prove residency and are only available Saturday 10am-2pm.
    http://docs.google.com

Jul 05

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EXTERIOR WALL COVERING - INSTALL VINYL SIDING (SFD)

    2542 MASCHER ST Issued June 29, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200 AMP SERVICE,TWO GANG METER & REWIRE TWO FAMILY DWELLING WITH OUTLETS, LIGHTS, SWITCHES, FIXTURES, SMOKE AND CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

    410 W CUMBERLAND ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment

Jul 04

Jul 03

It’s another hot one out there today! Look ou...

It’s another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    It's another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 03

Jul 03

  • The "Center" of the Universe!

    Mrs. P. is asking for $367.58:
    My students need math puzzles, a heavy-duty pencil sharpener, pencils and markers to start the school with a bang with centers that will help them become better mathematicians.
    John Welsh Elementary School Comment

Jul 02

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Reminder: due to extreme heat, Philadelphia has issued a heat health emergency. Stay cool, neighbors!

    Health Commissioner Issues First Heat Health Emergency of 2018 | Department of Public Health
    PHILADELPHIA - In response to forecasted maximum heat indexes over 100, Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, MD, MPH issued a Heat Health Emergency in Philadelphia. This designation begins Sunday, July 1, at noon and is scheduled to end Wednesday, July 4 at 8 p.m.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jul 01

Jun 30

Jun 29

  • The Night Before First Grade

    Mr. Bouie is asking for $590.95:
    My students need classroom Early Math Instant Learning Centers to ensure that each student as the same opportunity of learning.
    John Welsh Elementary School Comment

Jun 29

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      2000 Block Waterloo St. June 29, 2018 @ 4:02 p.m. Comment

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Jun 24

Jun 23

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACE EXISTING FLOOR JOISTS IN KITCHEN FLOOR PER SUBMITTED PLAN.

    410 W CUMBERLAND ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    410 W CUMBERLAND ST Issued June 20, 2018 Comment

Jun 22

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2258 N HOWARD ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2260 N HOWARD ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A, 20- SPACE PANEL. REPLACE 10- RECEPTACLES, 5- SWITCHES... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    2544 N HANCOCK ST Issued June 19, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2262 N HOWARD ST Issued June 18, 2018 Comment

Jun 21

We’ve had multiple people reach out about hel...

We’ve had multiple people reach out about helping with watering the plants and flowers that were planted during the playground build. We are going to attempt to put a schedule together so please let us know if you are willing and able to be part of the watering plan.

    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 21

Jun 20

Jun 19

Here's the list of the first 64 parks, rec centers, playgrounds and libraries that'll receive Rebuild money, funded mostly by the soda tax

2502-12 N Howard Street

This article has 59 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

2032-62 N 8th Street

600 Port Royal Avenue

1450 N 26th Street

641 Lindley Avenue

2109 W Chew Avenue

900 Federal Street

1701 Belmont Avenue

5801 W Girard Avenue

2020-50 W Lehigh Avenue

851 W Olney Avenue

1800 Washington Avenue

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway

280 Cobbs Creek Parkway

2901 Cedar Street

4423 Longshore Avenue

800-82 N 8th Street

1202-32 E Montgomery Avenue

2400 N 11th Street

601 Borbeck Ave

5800 Chester Avenue

3267-81 Almond Street

575 Tomlinson Road

147 Master Street

4740 Wayne Avenue

3455 Kensington Avenue

9850 Roosevelt Boulevard

2136 Castor Avenue

1919-41 W Ontario Street

5325 Overbrook Avenue

4901 Kingsessing Avenue

6000 Rising Sun Avenue

5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway

5543 Haverford Avenue

3720 N Broad Street

6942 Woodland Avenue

2000 Washington Lane

5100 Pine Street

740 S 17th Street

2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

601 E Indiana Avenue

400-64 E Ontario Street

732-66 N 36th Street

5700 Torresdale Avenue

300 Shunk Street

Olney Recreation Center / Hammond and Nedro

3101-27 N 22nd Street

8101 Bustleton Avenue

1501 E Bristol Street

9201 N Delaware Avenue

2987 Almond Street

3201 North 5th Street

7301 Torresdale Avenue

5700 Haverford Avenue

2200 E Auburn Street

2600 Morris Street

5710-18 Germantown Avenue

4131 Unruh Avenue

5100 Westminster Avenue

200-64 E Olney Avenue

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 19

  • Catching Up With The Times

    Ms. Reddell is asking for $1487.93:
    My students need to be instructed using modern technology . Document cameras are a great tool for teachers. It will allow me to give class assignments, creating more discussion, interaction, and maintaining students' attention.
    John Welsh Elementary School Comment

Jun 19

More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season

Waterloo Playground* (2502 N. Howard St., 19133)

This article has 59 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Lawncrest Recreation Center (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Awbury Playground (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Feltonville Recreation Center (231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Lee Cultural Center (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Mander Playground (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Max Myers Playground (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Murphy Recreation Center (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Vare Recreation Center (2600 Morris St., 19145)

Christy Recreation Center (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Fox Chase Recreation Center (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Francisville Playground (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Jardel Recreation Center (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Northern Liberties Recreation Center (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Pleasant Playground (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Vogt Recreation Center (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

East Poplar Playground (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Morris Estate Cultural Center (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Ridgway Pool (901 S. Broad St., 19147)

Samuel Recreation Center (3539 Gaul St., 19134)

Marian Anderson Recreation Center (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Kendrick Recreation Center (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

Lackman Playground (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Gathers Recreation Center (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Lincoln Pool (3201 Ryan Ave., 19136)

Lonnie Young Recreation Center (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Pickett Pool (5700 Wayne Ave., 19144)

Scanlon Playground (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Schmidt Playground (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Barry Playground (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Dendy Playground (1501 N. 10th St., 19122)

Heitzman Recreation Center (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Jacobs Playground (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Kingsessing Recreation Center (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Penrose Playground (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Ziehler Playground (200 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

39th & Olive Playground (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Athletic Recreation Center (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Amos Playground (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Chew Playground (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Hancock Playground (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman Recreation Center (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson Recreation Center (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Tustin Playground (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

12th & Cambria Playground (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

American Legion Playground (6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135)

Cohocksink Recreation Center (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Ford Recreation Center (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

M.L. King Recreation Center (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Mill Creek Playground (743 N. 48th St., 19139)

Piccoli Playground (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shepard Recreation Center (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Belfield Recreation Center (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

C.B. Moore Recreation Center (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Cherashore Playground (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

F.J. Myers Recreation Center (5800 Chester Ave., 19143)

McVeigh Recreation Center* (400 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Shuler Playground (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Stinger Square (1400 S. 32nd St., 19146)

    More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It's the perfect time to cool down at local pools with temperatures soaring. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the opening of 70-plus indoor and outdoor pools for the summer.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 18

Dive in! Find Out When Your Free Public Pool is Set to Open

2502 N. Howard St., 19133

This article has 59 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111

6101 Ardleigh St., 19138

231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120

4328 Haverford Ave., 19104

2140 N. 33rd St., 19121

1601 Hellerman St., 19149

300 W. Shunk St., 19148

2600 Morris St., 19145

728 S. 55th St., 19143

7901 Ridgeway St., 19111

1737 Francis St., 19130

1400 Cottman Ave., 19111

321 Fairmount Ave., 19123

6720 Boyer St., 19119

4131 Unruh Ave., 19135

820 N. 8th St., 19123

1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126

901 S. Broad St., 19147

3539 Gaul St., 19134

740 S. 17th St., 19146

280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139

5822 Ridge Ave., 19128

1101 Bartlett St., 19115

2501 Diamond St., 19121

3201 Ryan Ave., 19136

1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138

5700 Wayne Ave., 19144

1099 E. Tioga St., 19134

113 W. Ontario St., 19140

1800 Johnston St., 19145

1501 N. 10th St., 19122

2136 Castor Ave., 19134

4500 Linden Ave., 19114

4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143

1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122

200 E. Olney Ave., 19120

700 N. 39th St., 19104

1400 N. 26th St., 19121

1817 N. 16th St., 19121

1800 Washington Ave., 19146

1401 N. Hancock St., 19122

5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124

1010 Arrott St., 19124

5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151

2901 N. 12th St., 19133

6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135

2901 Cedar St., 19134

609 Snyder Ave., 19148

2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121

743 N. 48th St., 19139

1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124

5700 Haverford Ave., 19131

2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138

2551 N. 22nd St., 19132

851 W. Olney Ave., 19120

5800 Chester Ave., 19143

400 E. Ontario St., 19134

3000 N. 27th St., 19132

1400 S. 32nd St., 19146

    Dive in! Find Out When Your Free Public Pool is Set to Open
    The opening of Philadelphia's public pools could not come at a better time as this week brings in a First Alert Weather warning for excessive heat. The City of Philadelphia plans to open more than 70 public pools from June 19 until the end of the month.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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