53 min ago

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, thinking of ...

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, thinking of the service men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country and their families who keep their memory.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Throughout Memorial Day weekend, thinking of the service men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country and their families who keep their memory.
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12 hours ago

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or ...

Today, @NOAA forecasters predicted a near or above normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. The season begins next week, June 1st. See the history of severe storms in Philadelphia & steps you can take to be prepared (video/blog) ⬇️ #HurricaneOutlook https://beta.phila.gov/posts/oem/2017-08-18-part-of-the-plan-hurricanes/

    Part of the Plan: Hurricanes | Office of Emergency Management | Posts
    August 19th, 2017 Part of the Plan is the Office of Emergency Management's monthly video series where we open our public safety plans and partnerships. Something we value at OEM is informing and including the public as to your roles in our plans. As we say: You are the Public in Public Safety.
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14 hours ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management u...

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management updated their cover photo.
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35 hours 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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2 days ago

2 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    ONE NEW HVAC SYSTEM DUCTWORK.

    1345 S 4TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCT NEW 3-STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING W/ ROOF-TOP DECK & ENCLOSED STAIR ACCESS TOWER.10 DAY NOTICE TO ADJACENT PROPERTIES THAT UNDERPINNING WILL TAKE PLACE PRIOR TO THE START OF UNDERPINNING

    1605 S 6TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCT NEW 3-STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING W/ ROOF-TOP DECK & ENCLOSED STAIR ACCESS TOWER. 10 DAY NOTICE TO ADJACENT PROPERTIES THAT UNDERPINNING WILL TAKE PLACE PRIOR TO THE START OF UNDERPINNING.

    1603 S 6TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT RE-ROOFING- FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW ROOF COVERINGS ON EXITING ROOFS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.(PA 131123)

    1537 S 5TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    CONSTRUCT NEW 3-STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING W/ ROOF-TOP DECK & ENCLOSED STAIR ACCESS TOWER.10 DAY NOTICE TO ADJACENT PROPERTIES THAT UNDERPINNING WILL TAKE PLACE PRIOR TO THE START OF UNDERPINNING.

    1601 S 6TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
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2 days ago

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of choco...

Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen #ChocolateEmergency

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Gratuitous video of a spinning wheel of chocolate from our Part of the Plan: Small Business shoot with Muellers Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market today #READYBusiness #PlanToStayOpen...
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2 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Definitely the sweetest video shoot we ever did. Talking small business preparedness with Mueller's Chocolate at Reading Terminal Market. Insight into weathering any size emergency, coming soon in our monthly Part of the Plan series. Plan...to Stay Open. #READYBusiness

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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2 days ago

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome A...

The schedule is out for this year's Welcome America celebration. 7 days and 50 events to mark our nation's independence in the city where it all started. Check out the schedule and also sign up for free text alerts from the City. Text AMERICA to 888-777 and stay connected to developing weather, event, and public safety information. #July4thPhilly 🇺🇲️ https://welcomeamerica.com/events/

    Events - Welcome America 2018
    The festival is traveling into the local communities! Philadelphia is much more than our downtown. Discover a new neighborhood or enjoy a staycation. For a look at where we'll be, explore below:
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3 days ago

Commercial Burglary 1801 S 17th St DC 18 01 018015

Theft 700 Wharton St DC 18 03 021243 - Duration: 1:15. PhiladelphiaPolice 176 views

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Commercial Burglary 1801 S 17th St DC 18 01 018015

Robbery 2200 block of Napfle Ave DC 18 02 020537 - Duration: 0:32. PhiladelphiaPolice 440 views

    Commercial Burglary 1801 S 17th St DC 18 01 018015
    On May 14, 2018, at approximately 4:50 AM, an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video "casing" the Magic Years Day Care located at 1801 South 17th Street. When the "coast was clear", the suspect gained entry by kicking in the side door.
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3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Parking

Is there anywhere in Philly to securely park a small 10" moving truck overnight?

  • From the sounds of it, you want to pay an indoor garage to do so. there are two in the 1500 block of Latimer that I know of, plenty of others in town too.

3 days ago

3 days ago

On the Market: Local Color in Passyunk Square for $475K

709 Federal St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19146 | Bright MLS images via Keller Williams Realty

    On the Market: Local Color in Passyunk Square for $475K
    There's nothing neutral about this nicely renovated home's color palette. Its unusually spacious backyard is another colorful amenity. Gray, white, blue-gray, off-white, and even beige remain popular colors for home builders and remodelers everywhere because, while they may not excite anyone, they won't turn anyone who looks at a potential home off either.
    https://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Theft 700 Wharton St DC 18 03 021243 - Duration: 1:15. 176 views

This article has 13 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. 69 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,270 views

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. PhiladelphiaPolice 12,176 views

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868 - Duration: 1:10. 1,133 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Robbery 1300 Market St DC 18 06 017365 - Duration: 1:06. 176 views

Robbery 2200 block of Napfle Ave DC 18 02 020537 - Duration: 0:32. 440 views

Theft 4700 Rorer St DC 18 25 028541 - Duration: 1:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 229 views

Theft 1500 Market St DC 18 09 016634 - Duration: 1:05. PhiladelphiaPolice 311 views

Commercial Robbery 6727 N 5th St DC 18 35 037377 - Duration: 1:29. 301 views

Theft 3595 Aramingo Ave DC 18 24 030258 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 389 views

    Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444
    On Thursday May 17, 2018, at 10:30 pm, an unknown black male entered the rear of the Honey Grow Restaurant located at 3731 Walnut Street, pointing a handgun at the staff demanding money. After taking an unknown amount of cash, the suspect fled with a second unknown black male to a waiting vehicle parked on Chestnut Street.
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4 days ago

4 days ago

More rain in the forecast over the next few d...

More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    More rain in the forecast over the next few days. Enjoy(?) the interlude between wet weather! #GetOutdoors #LawnmowerSunday #BeSafe
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5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE-PA1#20181364007-"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"

    1721 S 6TH ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

6 days ago

6 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    COMPLETE NEW WIRIMG THROUGH OUT, SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, LIGHTING, & INTER CONNECTED 120VOLTS SMOKE DETECTORS. NEW 100 AMPS PANEL AS PER 2008 NEC.

    410 TASKER ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ MASONRY FACADE PERMIT STANDARDS - ONE FAMILY DWELLING - MASONRY FRONT WALL - REMOVE EXISTING 3 STORY FRONT MASONRY WALL 16' X 30'. REPLACE WITH NEW 8 INCH MASONRY WALL, (4" BRICK & 4" BLOCK) ON EXISTING FOUNDATION. WINDOWS AND DOOR SAME LOCATION. NEW DOOR OPENING FOR 36 INCH DOOR. FLASH & SEAL ROOF TO NEW FRONT. HORIZONTAL REINFORCEMENT EVERY 24 INCHES. INSTALL RETURNS INTO PARTY WALLS FOR STRUCTURAL CONNECTION. INSTALL 2 X 4 FRAME WALL, R-19 INSULATION AND SHEETROCK ON INTERIOR FRONT WALL FOR FINISH. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT. CONTACT DISTRICT INSPECTOR FOR INITIAL INSPECTION AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO STARTING WORK. *CONTRACTOR HAS NO EMPLOYEES PER NOTARIZED LETTER*

    426 MORRIS ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPAIR AND REPLACE DAMAGED DRYWALL, SAND,PRIME AND PAINT,REMOVE EXISTING HARDWOOD AND TILE FLOORS, INSTALL NEW HARDWOOD THRU OUT,REPLACE DOORS INTO EXISTING OPENINGS , REPLACE KITCHEN CABINETS WITH NEW COUNTERTOP,REPLACE BATHROOM FLLOR AND WALL TILES

    616 GERRITT ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR RENOVATION TO CREATE A TWO FAMILY DWELLING, WORK INCLUDES REPLACEMENT OF STAIRS AND JOISTS (DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) NO ROOF DECK ADDITION INCLUDED ON THIS APPLICATION.SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    417 DICKINSON ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen...

From the vault. Deputy Director Noelle Foizen still has great advice for flooding safety. For updated info text READYPHILA to 888-777 http://ow.ly/zpg830k4wl2

    Flood Safety Tips
    Noelle Foizen, Volunteer Management Coordinator for the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, provides the following information on how to stay safe in a flood. Inside/Outside on Foot: - Keep a battery-operated AM/FM radio tuned to a local station and follow emergency instructions. - If flooding occurs and it is safe to move, go to high ground.
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May 17

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Flood Watch extended until 6pm Saturday. Rain predicted to continue, possibly heavy overnight tonight and Friday into Saturday. ✅Follow the forecast ✅Know your local waterway & street flooding hazards ✅Stay connected to important info from the City. Text READYPHILA to 888-777

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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May 17

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke d...

As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired. Plus, you get to meet some of Philly's bravest from the Philadelphia Fire Department when they install it!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    As seen in Center City Philly. Need a smoke detector? It's as easy as 3-1-1, and so important. Contact Philly 311 to request a free smoke detector, including adaptive models for hearing impaired....
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May 17

  • ZONING PERMIT

    FOR THE PARTIAL DEMOLITION AND ERECTION OF REAR AND ROOF DECK WITH PILOT HOUSE (FOR ACCESS TO ROOF DECK ONLY) ADDITIONS TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED BUILDING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN APPLICATION/PLANS. FOR USE AS EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1343 S 4TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVATIONS TO AN EXISTING SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING AS PER SUBMITTED PLANS. NO STRUCTURAL WORK ON THIS PLAN.

    410 TASKER ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 16

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Our Public Engagement team of two, Lynn and Emma, speaking with employees of Inglis House in West Philly during a READYBusiness presentation. Our 65th emergency preparedness talk of 2018. Insight and info into what it takes for your business to be prepared. Interested in bringing READYBusiness to your workplace? Request a workshop! ⬇ https://beta.phila.gov/departments/oem/programs/preparedness-workshops/business-continuity-workshops/

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management added a new photo.
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May 15

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for h...

⚠️⛈️💨 Tonight's storm has the potential for heavy rain and damaging winds. Be prepared: Know who to call if the lights go out, trees go down or power lines fall. Also, keep your electronic devices fully charged. More info in our blog⬇️ https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-05-preparing-for-power-outages/

    Preparing for Power Outages | Office of Emergency Management
    March 5, 2018 Power outages happen year-round. They can be a temporary nuisance caused by a system failure or something that impacts our lives for days, resulting from a Nor'easter, Tropical Storm or other severe weather. Outages can also impact travel, bringing trees down on wires or roads that affect mass-transit or create hazardous driving conditions.
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May 15

‘No Complaints’: From Life in Poland to Philadelphia

They settled in South Philly in a house with three or four other families at Seventh and Dickinson streets. Her mother started working at a factory while looking for an apartment.

They eventually found an apartment at Fourth and Tasker streets, and Kornsgold and her brother started school — which was detailed in the 1949 Exponent article.

    'No Complaints': From Life in Poland to Philadelphia - Jewish Exponent
    Rose Kornsgold got a call from her granddaughter a few months ago excitedly telling her, "Bubbe, you're famous!" Kornsgold's picture was featured in the Sept. 28, 2017 issue of the Jewish Exponent for a flashback story about 200 refugee children who began attending public schools in Philadelphia.
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May 15

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for P...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute. Potential for damaging wind, heavy rain at times. Use caution on roads & at home

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect for Philadelphia. Flash Flood Watch starts at 4pm. Showers, thunderstorms forecast to begin this evening & continue overnight. Could impact rush hour commute....
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May 15

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly...

From the National Weather Service Mount Holly: Good afternoon! We are gearing up our severe weather operations for later this afternoon. Remain alert for severe thunderstorms, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM especially for eastern PA and NJ. Have a trusted source for severe weather warnings later today. From us: Sign up for our free weather warning text alerts direct from @NWS_MountHolly to your phone. Text READYPHILA to 888-777. To customize your free text or email alerts, visit http://www.phila.gov/ready and click on "sign up for alerts". #ImportantInfo #StayConnected #BeReady

    Office of Emergency Management | Homepage
    The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) works to ensure the City of Philadelphia is ready for any kind of emergency. OEM works with organizations throughout the City to prepare for possible emergencies in the City, lessen their impact, and recover as quickly as possible.
    https://beta.phila.gov

May 15

Hazardous weather forecast for today that cou...

Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with damaging winds and heavy rain. Flash Flood Watch begins at 4pm. Use caution

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Hazardous weather forecast for today that could impact evening rush hour. High near 89. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Storms predicted to continue overnight, which could be severe with...
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May 14

From the National Weather Service Storm Predi...

From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging winds, are forecast across parts of the Mid-Atlantic (including Philadelphia) and New England Tuesday afternoon and evening, where an Enhanced Risk has been included. From us: ➡️Follow the forecast. ➡️Sign up for free weather/emergency alerts. Text READYPHILA to 888-777 for warnings sent via text or go to our website http://www.phila.gov/ready (click on "sign up for alerts) to customize text or email alerts

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    From the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center: There appears to be an increasing threat for severe weather tomorrow (Tues), May 15. Severe thunderstorms, primarily capable of damaging...
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May 14

Missing Juvenile – Saul Lima – From the 3rd District Has Returned Home

He was last seen at 7:30 am, on Monday, March 5th, 2018, on the 600 block of Mountain St. He is 5’7″, 148 lbs, medium build, olive brown complexion, with black (above the ear) hair.  Saul is wearing khaki pants, black jacket and a black shirt. He does not suffer from any medical or mental issues.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Juvenile - Saul Lima - From the 3rd District Has Returned Home
    He was last seen at 7:30 am, on Monday, March 5th, 2018, on the 600 block of Mountain St. He is 5'7″, 148 lbs, medium build, olive brown complexion, with black (above the ear) hair. Saul is wearing khaki pants, black jacket and a black shirt.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 14

Wanted: Suspect for Theft in the 3rd District [VIDEO]

On April 19, 2018, at approximately 5:15 PM, the an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video in the 700 block of Wharton Street. The suspect is seen looking around before he removes a package from the victim’s doorway and leaved the area in an unknown direction.

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Theft in the 3rd District [VIDEO]
    On April 19, 2018, at approximately 5:15 PM, the an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video in the 700 block of Wharton Street. The suspect is seen looking around before he removes a package from the victim's doorway and leaved the area in an unknown direction.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 14

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important in...

⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to customize your text and email alerts ➡️https://bit.ly/2fdbgGW

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    ⚠️Be informed, stay connected to important info during spring and the wild weather it brings. Text READYPHILA (one word, no space) to 888-777 to get free text alert warnings or visit our website to...
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May 13

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL DRAIN AND WATER LINES FROM BASEMENT TO 2 TOILETS,1 TUB/SHOWER,2 SINKS,1 KITCHEN SINK AND LAUNDRY (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    616 WILDER ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

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