59 min ago

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2017/11/17/171...

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2017/11/17/1716541/-Voting-Rights-Roundup-Pennsylvania-redistricting-case-could-give-Democrats-much-fairer-map-for-2018

    Voting Rights Roundup: Pennsylvania redistricting case could give Democrats much fairer map for 2018
    Nov 17, 2017 12:47pm PST by Stephen Wolf Leading Off Campaign Action ​ State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, a Republican, engaged in a desperate attempt to drag things out further by on the grounds that the plaintiffs' demands would supposedly interfere with the 18th Congressional District special election taking place on March 13.
    https://m.dailykos.com

12 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/labor_a...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/labor_and_unions/cvs-launches-philly-apprentice-program-to-find-more-pharmacy-techs-20171117.html

    CVS launches Philly apprentice program to find more pharmacy techs
    On construction sites, apprentice carpenters work side-by-side with journeyman pros. Now, CVS wants to take that same model to train pharmacy techs in Pennsylvania. In other states, pharmacy tech apprenticeship programs have reduced turnover, important in a tightening labor market.
    http://www.philly.com

15 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

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

    1256 N HOLLYWOOD ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ROUGH IN POWDRE ROOM, (1) SINK, (1) TOILET. RELOCATING LAUNDRY BOX. RELOCATING KITCHEN SINK. ALL INSTALLATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2004 PPC

    1250 N DOVER ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    FOR THE AMENDMENT OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED PERMIT# 608637 TO SHOW DIESEL FIRE PUMP AS SHOWN PER APPROVED PLANS. ORIGINAL PERMIT APPROVED FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEM FOR A MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING SERVICED BY A EIGHT INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH A BACK FLOW PREVENETER ASSEMBLY AND A FIRE PUMP. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM TO ALSO INCLUDE 4 STANDPIPES IN EXIT STAIRWAYS WHICH ARE TO BE INTERCONNECTED. ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL WORK. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AND NFPA 14.

    3000 MASTER ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

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

    1256 N HOLLYWOOD ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF REAR DECKS ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND 2ND FLOOR LEVELS TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN. ALL PORTIONS OF PROPOSED DECKS WITHIN 5 FT FIRE SEPARATION DISTANCE SHALL BE ERECTED WITH FIRE RETARDANT TREATED WOOD.

    1535 N HOLLYWOOD ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment
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17 hours ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/guide-to-thanksgiv...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/guide-to-thanksgiving-day-parade-2017/

    Guide to 98th Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia
    The oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country is almost 100. This November, the 98th Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place. For many, standing outside to watch the giant balloons and colorful floats pass by is a family tradition. Others watch on TV from home, while preparing their Thanksgiving feasts.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

17 hours ago

For minorities, there's still inequality in t...

For minorities, there's still inequality in the housing market http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/residential/minority-homeownership-black-homeowner-discriminatory-lending-zillow-barrier-renting-20171117.html

    For minorities, there's still inequality in the housing market
    According to a study released by Zillow this year, less than a quarter of U.S. homeowners are minorities. That low number, experts say, is the result of discriminatory lending practices, financial hurdles, and troublesome market conditions. - Caitlin McCabe, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

31 hours ago

https://philly.curbed.com/2017/11/16/16665514...

https://philly.curbed.com/2017/11/16/16665514/philadelphia-bike-map-traffic-stress-levels-dvrpc

    This map reveals stress levels for biking in Philly and beyond
    Anew map reveals exactly how stressful it is to bike in Philly and beyond. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Corporation (DVRPC) recently released an interactive map of the five counties in the Delaware Valley that highlights the Level of Traffic Stress (LTS) all throughout the region.
    https://philly.curbed.com

31 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2017/11/16/new...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2017/11/16/new-easier-to-use-septa-app-offers-real-time-etas

    New, easier-to-use SEPTA App offers real-time ETAs
    SEPTA released a new mobile app Wednesday night. Called SEPTA beta, it's a major overhaul of SEPTA's oft-derided old app. Users will notice some big changes: A brand new interface, the ability to save "favorite" routes - like your daily commute - for easy access, and, probably most importantly of all, vehicle arrival time updates every 30 seconds.
    http://planphilly.com

31 hours ago

Fly pupae on soda gun, live mice in glue trap...

Fly pupae on soda gun, live mice in glue traps cited at Philly eateries http://www.philly.com/philly/health/special_reports/clean-plates/457985963.html

    Fly pupae on soda gun, live mice in glue traps cited at Philly eateries
    Twenty four restaurants, markets and stores were closed temporarily by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health between Nov. 1 and Nov. 15. Inspectors were busy in the last two weeks citing food establishments for a myriad of offenses. It's fall and while leaves are dropping from trees, finding them on cheese is never a good thing.
    http://www.philly.com

31 hours ago

http://www.econsultsolutions.com/mapping-the-...

http://www.econsultsolutions.com/mapping-the-affordability-in-philadelphia/

    Mapping the Affordability in Philadelphia
    By many measures, Philadelphia is one of the most affordable housing markets on the East Coast. The 2017 Bloomberg Global City Housing Affordability Index ranked Philadelphia as the second most affordable city to buy or rent a house in the U.S., just behind Houston.
    http://www.econsultsolutions.com

39 hours ago

39 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    MAIN DRAIN, CURB TRAP, FAI & 3/4 WATER SERV PA20173170587.SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION. INSTALL DRAIN & WATER LINES FOR 1-3PC & 1-2PC BATH, KITCHEN SINK, LAUNDRY TUB, AND STACK, HOT WATER HEATER THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1335 N MYRTLEWOOD ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
  • 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.

    1444 N 30TH ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment

42 hours ago

http://thenotebook.org/articles/2017/11/16/hi...

http://thenotebook.org/articles/2017/11/16/historic-day-philadelphia-regains-control-of-its-schools

    SRC votes to dissolve, taking first step toward local control of schools
    Many, including Mayor Kenney, have wondered aloud in the past if the dissolution of the SRC would damage relations with Harrisburg and imperil attempts at cooperation. Monson and Geary, however, said they noticed no change in lawmaker attitudes toward the formula change, even as the momentum gathered for local control.
    http://thenotebook.org

42 hours ago

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/sit...

https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/sites/thelegalintelligencer/2017/11/16/phila-attorneys-question-meek-mill-legal-teams-brash-tactics/

    Phila. Attorneys Question Meek Mill Legal Team's Brash Tactics | The Legal Intelligencer
    Andrew Denney | After six days of deliberation, the corruption trial against Norman Seabrook, the powerful former head of New York City's corrections officers union, ended with the jury deadlocked and the court declaring a mistrial. Robert Storace | Peak Wellness Nutrition and Peal Wellness Biopharma, two distributors of dietary and nutritional supplements, file lawsuits against each other over similar trademarks.
    https://www.law.com

2 days ago

Brewerytown Living shared a Page.

Our Friends Lather at 2732 W. #GirardAve are offering new services post expansion-- a full facial menu to boot! Check them out! #Brewerytown #brewerytownisbooming

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Very cool plans for 30th Street station #Phil...

Very cool plans for 30th Street station #Philly https://philly.curbed.com/2017/11/14/16645644/30th-street-station-district-plan-station-plaza-renderings

    Amtrak reveals new designs for Station Plaza at 30th Street Station
    Amtrak just revealed its preferred design concept for its "grand civic space" at 30th Street Station, swapping out proposed circular paving patterns for circular benches and planters, instead. That, plus a big plan to improve traffic and pedestrian flow around the station.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2017/11/16/map-where-ph...

https://billypenn.com/2017/11/16/map-where-phillys-foot-pedal-bigbelly-trash-cans-are-located/

    A map of Philly's new foot-pedal Bigbelly trash cans
    If you're one of the people who've perfected the complicated grab-flip-toss maneuver it takes to throw trash in a street corner Bigbelly without touching its refuse-smeared handle, sorry - that skill you've honed over the past eight years is no longer useful. At least not in Center City.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Looking for Thanksgiving volunteer opportunit...

Looking for Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities? Here are ways you can help http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/philadelphia-thanksgiving-volunteer-opportunities-donate-2017-20171116.html

    Looking for Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities? Here are ways you can help
    While sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner with your nearest and dearest is a wonderful feeling, there are many Philadelphians who may not get to enjoy that luxury. So we've compiled a list of organizations who could use your time, donations, or expertise to bring Thanksgiving to underserved communities.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/cheyne...

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/cheyney-university-pennsylvania-hbcu-admissions-graduation-rate-failure-investigation.html?mobi=true

    Can Cheyney University, the nation's oldest HBCU, survive?
    Why the nation's oldest black college is so troubled. By almost any measure, Cheyney University - the nation's oldest historically black college - is failing. Despite its rich and proud history, the financially troubled school has struggled for years to halt plummeting enrollment - now at 755 students, barely half what it was seven years ago.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A THREE (3) STORY WOOD-FRAME ATTACHED STRUCTURE ON REINFORCED CONCRETE FOOTINGS/FOUNDATIONS WITH UNDER PINNING AND REAR EGRESS WELL, ROOF DECK AND ONE ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE . FOR USE AS A SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING THROUGHOUT. BUILDING SHALL BE FULLY SPRINKLERED, SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS. *PROTECTION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY / PEDESTRIANS / ADJACENT PROPERTIES REQUIRED DURING ALL CONSTRUCTION.*

    1411 N CORLIES ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D THROUGHOUT NEW THREE STORY TOWNHOUSE TO INCLUDE NEW 1-INCH COMBINED LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    1327 N DOVER ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP MAIN SERVICE, INSTALL 40-CIRCUIT MAIN BREAKER PANEL AND WIRING THROUGHOUT AND INSTALL 120V SMOKES & CO DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008

    1501 N 30TH ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (MAX HEIGHT NTE 38 FT) WITH CELLAR AND EIGHT FEET FRONT SETBACK ABOVE 2ND FLOOR; AND ACCESSORY ROOF DECK FOR RESIDENTIAL USE ONLY WITH ROOF ACCESS STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION. USES: FOR HOUSEHOLD LIVING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.

    1411 N CORLIES ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/src-hi...

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/src-historic-vote-self-destruct-thursday-20171116.html

    Philly SRC to vote to disband, restore local school control
    5,809 days after the SRC was created, the body will vote to blow itself up for reasons that boil down to this, according to the official resolution: "the School District is no longer distressed" and "the School District no longer requires governance by a School Reform Commission."
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Crime:update ,Murder in Spring Garden: http:/...

Crime:update ,Murder in Spring Garden: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/gerard-grandzol-spring-garden-killing-video-testimony-roberts-20171115.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&mobi=true

    Philly judge sees, hears chilling footage of Spring Garden dad's killing
    After watching a rare audio-included surveillance video that captured the final moments and words of Gerard Grandzol, a popular Spring Garden community activist, Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge David C. Shuter ordered two brothers held for trial on charges of murder, attempted carjacking, robbery, and related gun crimes.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

https://whyy.org/segments/pew-report-phillys-...

https://whyy.org/segments/pew-report-phillys-poor-stuck-inner-city-separated-suburban-job-growth/

    Pew Report: Philly's poor have been stuck in the inner city, separated from suburban job growth
    On Wednesday, Pew Charitable Trusts released a new study exploring the city's infamous status as America's poorest big city. "We know that Philadelphia is the poorest big city in the United States," said Octavia Howell, a researcher with Pew's Philadelphia Research Initiative and one of the study's lead authors.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

Crime: update: http://6abc.com/suspects-in-sp...

Crime: update: http://6abc.com/suspects-in-spring-garden-fathers-murder-face-judge/2652106/

    Suspects in Spring Garden father's murder face judge
    A Philadelphia courtroom was packed Wednesday as two murder suspects faced a judge. The two brothers are accused of killing a father in front of his young daughter in Spring Garden in September. It was an emotional hearing as graphic video of the shooting was played in private for the defendants and the judge.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Crime: Police search for tow-truck driver wan...

Crime: Police search for tow-truck driver wanted for murder http://6abc.com/police-search-for-tow-truck-driver-wanted-for-murder/2653171/

    Police search for tow-truck driver wanted for murder
    Philadelphia Police are the hunt for Donnell Miller Jr., wanted for allegedly opening fire on Kyle Brantley. It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday, at the Parkside Sunoco Parking lot at the intersection of 52nd Street and Lancaster Avenue. Police said Brantley staggered to his pickup truck, then collapsed in the front seat as the truck rolled into a pole.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: https://phl...

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: https://phlevents.org/2017/11/15/marathon-weekend-road-closures/

    City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19
    Press Contact Only: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 Mark Wilgus mwilgus@spyrtecom.com 267-432-7065 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19 PHILADELPHIA (November 16 - November 19, 2017) - City of Philadelphia officials would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of...
    http://phlevents.org

3 days ago

Explore three historic mansions by candleligh...

Explore three historic mansions by candlelight on November 30th. Our 5th Annual Holiday Candlelight Tour takes you back to the 18th century at festively decorated Laurel Hill Mansion, Woodford Mansion, and Historic Strawberry Mansion. Get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-holiday-candlelight-tour-tickets-38956103755

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Explore three historic mansions by candlelight on November 30th. Our 5th Annual Holiday Candlelight Tour takes you back to the 18th century at festively decorated Laurel Hill Mansion, Woodford...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/re...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/reality-check-who-really-won-this-election/

    Reality Check: Who Really Won This Election? - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Amid all the celebration in a post-Seth Williams world, where Philly just elected a social justice reformer as its top law enforcement official, let's not forget what else we saw last Tuesday: The city is still gripped in a voter turnout crisis.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

3 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/dog-left-for-dead-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/dog-left-for-dead-outside-philly-rec-center-making-strides/

    Dog left for dead outside Philly rec center making strides
    Three weeks ago, his life was saved when random passersby noticed him laying amid a pile of trash near the Cobbs Creek Recreation Center. On Tuesday afternoon, though, Charlie excitedly wagged his tail as he approached a pair of visitors, greeting them with hello licks in a Philadelphia Animal Hospital examination room.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-fairmount-f...

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-fairmount-food-fight-tickets-37886997028

    2017 Fairmount Food Fight
    2017 marks the 15th Annual year we celebrate the Art Museum Area's culinary offerings inside breath-taking Founders Hall at Girard College! Get your tickets today to enjoy one of Philly's most exciting foodie events inside one of Philly's most storied buildings. All proceeds from the event support neighborhood improvement projects, small business support, greening initiatives, and other community events.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

Opinion: Other people of color deserve protes...

Opinion: Other people of color deserve protests in the street besides Meek Mill | Solomon Jones http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/solomon_jones/other-people-of-color-deserve-protests-in-the-street-besides-meek-mill-solomon-jones-20171114.html

    Other people of color deserve protests in the street besides Meek Mill | Solomon Jones
    Rapper Meek Mill sealed his own fate by violating his probation. Many black and brown people have done nothing wrong, yet we don't take to the streets to protest the wrongs against them. - Solomon Jones, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Pa. State Representative Donna represents, Br...

Pa. State Representative Donna represents, Brewerytown , Strawberry Mansion,Fairmount,Spring Garden,Fancisville and Mantua Pedestrian safety just became a bit easier in the 195th District. Excited to announce that the Philadelphia Streets Department has received a state grant to improve roadways, street lighting and traffic signals near the Philadelphia Art Museum. Learn more about the grant here: http://www.pahouse.com/Bullock/InTheNews/NewsRelease/?id=94443

    Bullock announces state funding to improve pedestrian safety in 195th District
    PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 15 - State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila., today announced that state funding for the Philadelphia Streets Department has been approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority.The Philadelphia Streets Department will receive a state grant in the amount of $436,340 to...
    http://www.pahouse.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/sheri...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/crime/sheriff-jewell-williams-faces-2-other-sexual-harassment-claims-20171114.html?mobi=true

    2 more women accuse Sheriff Jewell Williams of sexual harassment
    A second female employee has stepped forward to accuse Philadelphia Sheriff Jewell Williams of sexual misconduct, and state Democrats acknowledged this week that they paid a third woman $30,000 to settle her 2011 claim that Williams had harassed her when he was a state representative and she was his legislative aide.
    http://www.philly.com

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