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Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron

...developer, Charles Lomax, says it will start with 72-unit mid-rise apartment building at 37th and Haverford. Twenty percent of the units will be available to people earning below Philadelphia’s median...

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...rowhouses divided into apartments. Lomax has built several complexes on this model, including one at 46th and Sansom in Spruce Hill. It’s a bizarre format that requires a separate entrance and staircase...

    Mantua artist's resistance pushes Philly to build a better grocery store | Inga Saffron
    Artist James Dupree was merely trying to hang on to his spacious Mantua studio when he challenged the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority's attempt to seize the workshop on Haverford Avenue for a massive, suburban-style supermarket. His bare-knuckle fight ended up saving the neighborhood.
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Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th streets

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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill streets, C2-28

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

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Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced

Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th Street

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Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St

Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman Street

Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad Street

Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue  

    Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced
    The office of Mayor Kenney Tuesday morning announced the names of the 13 people who will interview and recommend candidates for a new Board of Education, and finalized the timeline for the process that will culminate in their taking office on July 1.
    http://thenotebook.org

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Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia’s Schools

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and North 36th St.

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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 West Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill, C2-28

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia's Schools
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The timeline is set for the formation of a local board to control Philadelphia's schools. Mayor Jim Kenney has unveiled the names of the 13 people who will give him a list of nominees for a local school board.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board

...Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300...

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...Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.; Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church...

...St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman...

...Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440...

...St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.; Wednesday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for...

...and Callowhill Sts.; and, Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

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    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF A SIX UNIT MULTIFAMILY DWELLING.

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Historic Strawberry Mansion is at Historic St...

Good luck today Philadelphia Eagles! #FlyEaglesFly

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Good luck today Philadelphia Eagles! #FlyEaglesFly
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Jan 12

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    INSTALL 2-1"WATER SERVICE,5"LATERAL,MAIN DRAIN,CURB TRAP,FAI,STACK,AREA DRAIN,3-WATER CLOSETS,3-LAV,3-SHOWERS,2-KITCHEN SINK,2-GARBAGE DISPOSAL,2-WATER HEATERS AND 2-WASHER BOX PEX AND PVC-PA1#20180030691-"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"THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

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Hi Mansion. Just a reminder about our Monthly...

Hi Mansion. Just a reminder about our Monthly Community Forum tomorrow at Strawberry Mansion High School Auditorium at 6:00 pm. Let's hope for good weather. Please pass the word!

    Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation
    Hi Mansion. Just a reminder about our Monthly Community Forum tomorrow at Strawberry Mansion High School Auditorium at 6:00 pm. Let's hope for good weather. Please pass the word!
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    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE (MAX 38' HIGH) WITH CELLAR, AND AN ACCESSORY ROOF DECK FOR RESIDENTIAL USE ONLY (GUARD RAILS 42" HIGH) WITH ROOF ACCESS PILOTHOUSE (MAX. 90 SF)(CONTAIN STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY; MAX 10' HIGH), FOR USE AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (THREE (3) DWELLING), SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION/PLAN.

    522 N 35TH ST Issued January 3, 2018 Comment

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    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 USING A NEW TWO (2) INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE & NEW TWO (2) INCH BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICE, FOR A NEW THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE USED AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE AND MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FIVE (5) DWELLING UNITS), AS PER PLANS.

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    77 PLUMBING FIXTURES WITH PIPING, 2" WATER DISTRIBUTION FOR FOR THE ERECTION OF A RESIDENTIAL (R-2) THREE (3) STORY STRUCTURE OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION WITH BASEMENT AS PER PLANS THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 ADDITIONAL LATERAL PERMIT REQUIRED FROM PWD

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  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    THE INSTALLATION OF TWO ONE (1) INCH COMBINED SERVICE LINES FOR FIRE & DOMESTIC SUPPLY LINE. MULTIPURPOSE RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D. ALL WORK SHALL BE ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED PLANS, HYDRAULIC CALCULATIONS, AND APPROVED BUILDING PERMIT. ANY DEVIATION WILL REQUIRE A SEPERATE PERMIT.

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Shooting 1 E Collom St DC #18 14 000257 DC #18 14 000258

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    Shooting 1 E Collom St DC #18 14 000257 DC #18 14 000258
    On Tuesday January 2, 2018, at 1:35 am, the victims were walking in the unit block of East Collom Street from Germantown Avenue when a tan Buick sedan slowed to a stop.
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Jan 02

Thank you to everyone who visited Historic St...

Thank you to everyone who visited Historic Strawberry Mansion in 2017! The Mansion is closed in January for maintenance, but we look forward to giving many informative tours, and hosting many special events in 2018.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Thank you to everyone who visited Historic Strawberry Mansion in 2017! The Mansion is closed in January for maintenance, but we look forward to giving many informative tours, and hosting many special...
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Jan 02

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Historic Strawberry Mansion is at Historic St...

Just a few days left to tour Historic Strawberry Mansion and see our holiday decorations. The Mansion will be closed for the month of January.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Just a few days left to tour Historic Strawberry Mansion and see our holiday decorations. The Mansion will be closed for the month of January.
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Mantua Haverford Community Center added 4 new...

    Mantua Haverford Community Center
    Mantua Haverford Community Center, Philadelphia, PA. 441 likes. Youth Organization
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Dec 26

Historic Strawberry Mansion is still decorate...

Historic Strawberry Mansion is still decorated for the holidays and open for tours! Visit this week to keep the holiday spirit going.

    A Very Philly Christmas
    "A Very Philly Christmas" is Philadelphia's longtime tradition of celebrating the holidays in Fairmount Park. The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park - Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill Mansion, Historic Strawberry Mansion and Woodford - are some of the best-preserved examples of 18th and early 19th century American architecture.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

Dec 24

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Dec 21

Historic Strawberry Mansion shared This Is Ph...

    This historic mansion is filled with treasures (and Christmas decorations): Cool Spaces
    Holidays and history coincide at the Historic Strawberry Mansion, a 18th century summer home built by one of Pennsylvania's foremost abolitionists, Judge William Lewis. The mansion is one of five historic homes participating in A Very Philly Christmas, a holiday house tour in Fairmount Park.
    http://www.pennlive.com

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