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Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Can you help me-owt??? My owners (not nice people!) moved and abandoned me & my furry friends. How could they leave us with no food or water for weeks?? I am the last one to be caught. All I wanted...
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Friends of Lanier Meeting will be tonight at ...

Friends of Lanier Meeting will be tonight at Vare Recreation Center in the air conditioned gym at 6:30.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 649 likes. The GFCA is committed to bring service and a sense of community to our neighbors regardless of race, religion, political views or...
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Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Southwes...

Meeting tonight at the Rec Center!

    Southwest CDC
    SEPTA Arsenal Interlocking Project Community Meeting Kingsessing Recreation Center June 21, 2018 6pm - 7pm AGENDA 1. Introductions 2. Project Changes Update Jack Lauser, Senior Director Rail...
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Buz...

    BuzzFeed FYI
    "The Millisecond My Hands Left the Rail, It Was An Instant Regret" (WARNING: this video contains subject matter regarding suicide and may be triggering to some people)
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Odetta Holmes, commonly known as Odetta, was born in 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a folk, blues, and jazz singer, songwriter and human rights activist. As a major figure in the American folk...
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fri...

    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.
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31 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    6 things to know about Juneteenth and why it matters more than ever
    Today is Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, which commemorates the emancipation from slavery in the United States. In honor of the day, and the critical turning point it represents, we rounded up six facts: As historian Henry Louis Gates explains in this post, Juneteenth (a portmanteau of sorts of June and 19th) marks the day in 1865 when the Union Army's Maj.
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40 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    'Black Panther' Star Just Gave His MTV Award To Someone Who Truly Deserves It
    "Black Panther" actor Chadwick Boseman received an award for playing a superhero, but chose to give it away to a real-life superhero. The Marvel star was accepting his MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero in a Movie when he called James Shaw Jr. up to the stage.
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41 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Union General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas to free the remaining slaves. Due...
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    Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia
    URGENT! Philly's animal control shelter, ACCT Philly is at capacity! In order to avoid having to euthanize animals in order to make space for incoming strays and drop offs in accordance with the...
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2 days ago

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday,...

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel’s Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th August (1pm to 5pm).

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel's Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Pri...

    Prince Ea
    Every Human Being on Earth should watch this!
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Funk Godfather George Clinton: The Man Who Revolutionized R&B in the 70s
    The godfather of funk #George Clinton revolutionized R&B back in the 70s. During this time the Parliament/#Funkadelic ruled Black music. Clinton, was born in Kannapolis, NC, and became interested in doo wop while living in New Jersey. During the '50s he formed The Parliaments, and together released two singles.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    Clear your criminal record - June 19th from 4 to 6 p.m - Join Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, LCD Philadelphia, and Project HOME at their FREE expungement clinic taking place at the Stephen...
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2 days ago

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

3 days ago

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswi...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker...
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3 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Police Department
    We are looking for the best and brightest recruits to become a member of the fourth largest police department in the nation. Please take a few moments to find out more information on this website...
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3 days ago

Officer Making It Safer for Senior Citizens

Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like...

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Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like it, dogs are pissing in it', so I"m going to put gravel to discourage it'... "As long as you're using it on City Property" says he. This is a scene from a Keystone Kop episode, Certainly, taking property from...egad!...the city..that doesn't belong to you should be punishable accordingly. Is there cause for real concern here? At the same moment as the cop stopped to give her the business, across the street, a guy in long dreadlocks and looking very unkempt was shining a light into cars looking for something.
Gee, Officer K, I hope you drilled him on why he was shining a light into cars that early in the morning.
While you're on intense patrol, be on the lookout please for the culprit that broke into the 2 homes in the 1800 block of S.19th Street and stole real items of importance to city dwellers. Those crimes have never been solved although it's been said that it's a very local culprit. Not as important as thievery from the city, I agree, nevertheless...

3 days ago

BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District Community Block Party on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

FREE 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth Street (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Come and bring the children to have plenty of Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

3 days ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at the 17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community Meeting (19th Jun @ 6pm)

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be our Guest Speaker at the 17th Police District(PSA) 2, Grays Ferry & Tasker Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.

Please bring your concerns, questions, solution, most important stay involved and know what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June;
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm

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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    We Read Too is the Perfect App for Black Girl Nerds
    After watching Black Panther, so many Black girls exited the theater feeling unstoppable. They found heroes in the female characters; a vibrant and rich group of warriors, spies, lovers, scientists, and change makers... These women could do it all. But where are more characters like this in literature?
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    All are welcomed
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4 days ago

All are welcomed

All are welcomed

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    All are welcomed
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

    Doni Glover
    Back when it was the norm to dress with class.
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Adult Learn to Ride Class presented by Indego -
    This FREE two hour class teaches adults and teenagers 14 and up how to ride a bicycle(or remember how to ride a bicycle). This class is perfect for those who haven't ever ridden a bike, or haven't ridden in a long time.
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5 days ago

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back...

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!
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5 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Get ready to jump into summer! Starting next week, Philly public pools will begin to open. Take a look at this year's schedule: http://ow.ly/vyWD30kwede
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5 days ago

Our Pool opens Tuesday, June 26th!

Our Pool opens Tuesday, June 26th!

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
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6 days ago

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    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

6 days ago

BLOCK PARTY - 17th Police District Block Party, Saturday, 23rd June start at Noon.

FREE: 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth St (Saturday, 23rd June) Noon to 6pm. Bring the children to have fun, there will be food, drinks, music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

6 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Rookie R...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania added a new photo - at Kingsessing Recreation Center.
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6 days ago

Bit of a hike, but looks like fun!

Bit of a hike, but looks like fun!

    Celebrate Juneteenth At Germantown's Big Street Fest This Saturday
    Historic Germantown marks Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S., during its Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival this Saturday, June 16. Now in its 12th year, this annual, free festival in Northwest Philly features a day of entertainment and educational activities on Germantown Avenue, including a children's village, a cultural marketplace, historic reenactments, guided historic tours and much more.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 days ago

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    New Visitation Record: More Than 43 Million People Visited Philadelphia in 2017
    Here at VISIT PHILADELPHIA, the organization behind uwishunu.com and visitphilly.com, we work to build Philadelphia's image, drive visitation and build the region's economy. And today, we're thrilled to announce record-breaking annual visitation numbers for Philadelphia, which highlight the importance of travel and tourism to the Philadelphia region's economy.
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6 days ago

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    How you can help Philly reimagine our civic spaces | Opinion
    Philadelphia's growing skyline is not the only sign of the city's ongoing renaissance. Recent and deep investment in the public spaces that bring us together is also a sure signal of our city's revival. This week, Philadelphians welcome two new park projects as they complete the first phase of their development: Centennial Commons in West Fairmount Park and the Rail Park in Callowhill.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

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If you ever wondered...Happy Flag Day.. :)

    CBS Philly
    Do you know how to properly dispose of a damaged American flag? It's important to treat the flag, a symbol of freedom and justice, with the utmost respect. Follow these rules to respectfully dispose...
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Jun 14

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    FOSTER NEEDED for adorable baby cats! We were notified early this morning that someone had been seen dumping three kittens (6 weeks old) in Clark Park at the bowl near the grilling area. Afraid for...
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Jun 14

Grays Ferry Civic Association added 2 new pho...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker neighborhood.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
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Jun 14

17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community mtg w/Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Tues.,19th Jun at 6pm

17th Police District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.
Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
*********************************************
CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

Jun 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Rac...

    Racist History
    When you see black people get arrested for waiting in a Starbucks or choked for selling cigarettes on the corner, you're looking at the racist history of loitering laws at work:
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Jun 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Art...

    Art Blakey - Blue Note Records
    Here's a run down of 50 of the Best Jazz Trumpeters Of All Time 🎺👇 #JazzAppreciationMonth https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/best-jazz-trumpeters/
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Jun 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Earth, Wind, & Fire is one of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and commercially successful bands in music history. Founded by the legendary Maurice White (1941-2016) in Chicago in 1969, Earth, Wind,...
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