11 hours ago

May is Mental Health Month, but help is avail...

May is Mental Health Month, but help is available any time you or someone you know needs it.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    May is Mental Health Month, but help is available any time you or someone you know needs it.
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11 hours ago

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations wi...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Monday, 5.28.2018 in honor of Memorial Day.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Monday, 5.28.2018 in honor of Memorial Day.
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39 hours ago

Police Believe Argument Led To Overnight Olney Shooting

The man was shot Saturday night in the 300 block of Delphine Street.

    Police Believe Argument Led To Overnight Olney Shooting
    A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

43 hours ago

Police: Driver shoots man for blocking Olney street

It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Delphine Street.

    Police: Driver shoots man for blocking Olney street
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Police say a man in is critical condition following an apparent road rage incident in the Olney section of Philadelphia. It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Delphine Street.
    http://6abc.com

47 hours ago

  • 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.

    5200 N 6TH ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Today is Armed Forces Day. It is traditionally the third Saturday in May. Thank you to all who have given and served! We salute you! Want to learn more?? -- https://www.cnn.com/2013/08/16/us/armed-forces-day-fast-facts/index.html

    U.S. Navy
    On this Armed Forces Day and every day, we salute our brothers and sisters in arms from all across America who serve. Thank you!
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2 days ago

3 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

    Catholic Community Services-CCS Strengthening Families, Uniting Communities
    Because sharing is caring <3 #americancitizenshipclass #temple #centerforsocialpolicyandcommunitydevelopment Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia Torresdale Branch Library Northeast...
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3 days ago

4 days ago

Early Childhood Education Job Fair at the Sch...

Early Childhood Education Job Fair at the School District of Philadelphia building on Thursday, 6.7 from 4:30 to 7 pm! This is a great opportunity to explore or pursue a career serving very important Philadelphians: our children! Careers in ECE are not limited to teaching; find out how you can get involved. The fair will feature positions such as: •Teacher Assistant •Teachers •Early Intervention Providers •Education Specialist •Home Visitor •Social Worker •Center Director •Program Coordinator •Early Intervention Service Coordinator •Evaluation Specialist •Trainers and Advocate https://www.eventbrite.com/e/early-childhood-job-fair-tickets-44447369278?aff=es2

    Early Childhood Job Fair
    Join the Mayor's Office of Education for a job fair focused on careers in early childhood education. This is a great opportunity to explore or pursue a career serving very important Philadelphians: our children! Careers in ECE are not limited to teaching; find out how you can get involved.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

4 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Do you need a smoke detector?? Call 3-1-1 today!

    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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4 days ago

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4 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS- FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. FOR THE INSTALLATION OF VINYL SIDING.

    5016 N 4TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

"Ramadan will take place between May 15 and J...

"Ramadan will take place between May 15 and June 14 this year. [The Conscious Kid Library] created a list of children’s books about the holy month — and have included some additional titles celebrating Muslim life and culture. All of the books are written by Muslim authors. The books featuring content about Ramadan are noted as #RamadanReads in the book descriptions." https://medium.com/@katieishizukastephens/13-recommended-ownvoices-reads-for-ramadan-6dea354b3eb0

    13 Recommended #OwnVoices Reads for Ramadan - The Conscious Kid Library - Medium
    Ramadan will take place between May 15 and June 14 this year. We created a list of children's books about the holy month - and have included some additional titles celebrating Muslim life and culture. All of the books are #OwnVoices and written by Muslim authors.
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5 days ago

Wishing you a joyous and blessed Ramadan! Le...

Wishing you a joyous and blessed Ramadan! Learn more about Ramadan -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/ramadan

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Wishing you a joyous and blessed Ramadan! Learn more about Ramadan -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/ramadan
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May 15

  • Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

    Ms. Kohr is asking for $842.21:
    My students need new softball jerseys and pants in order to have enough uniforms for all of my players and potential players to have for games.
    Andrew J Morrison Elementary School Comment

May 14

The Free Library of Philadelphia is hiring fo...

The Free Library of Philadelphia is hiring for many part time opportunities! Check it out today! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/jobs/JobList.cfm

    Careers and Other Opportunities
    The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 14

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia team ...

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia team was busy today! They made awesome bubble makers out of pipe cleaners! Good job!!!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia team was busy today! They made awesome bubble makers out of pipe cleaners! Good job!!!
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May 14

FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force Search for Bank Robbery Suspect in the 35th District

The FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the April 9, 2018, attempted robbery of the PNC Bank branch located at 401 West Tabor Road.

    Philly Police Blog | FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force Search for Bank Robbery Suspect in the 35th District
    This subject is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about this attempted robbery or this subject is urged to call the FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force at 215-418-4000. There is a reward for information leading to this subject's capture; tipsters can remain anonymous.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 14

May 13

Thank you, moms, for all that you do! Learn ...

Thank you, moms, for all that you do! Learn more about Mother's Day -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/mothers-day

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Thank you, moms, for all that you do! Learn more about Mother's Day -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/mothers-day
    https://www.facebook.com

May 13

May 13

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Starting The Year Off Right With Supplies Pt 2

    Ms. Kohr is asking for $325.34:
    My students need crayons, colored pencils, dry erase markers and erasers to start our year off on the right foot.
    Andrew J Morrison Elementary School Comment
  • Ready to Read With Scholastic News!

    Ms. Kohr is asking for $300.53:
    My students need Scholastic News and Science Spin magazines in order to have materials to learn about the world around them through reading.
    Andrew J Morrison Elementary School Comment
  • Reward Us With Treasures!

    Ms. Kohr is asking for $294.02:
    My students need a variety of toys such as foam planes, colored pencils, playdoh, and bubbles to put in our classroom treasure box to use for rewards.
    Andrew J Morrison Elementary School Comment

May 11

Philly Police ID Suspect in Caught-on-Cam Rooftop Pursuit

He then got out of the vehicle and continued to flee on foot, police said. SkyForce10 captured the man scaling a fence and then climbing onto the rooftop of a building on the 5300 block of North 5th Street

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Police were conducting surveillance on Rivera-Ortiz at 9th Street and Lehigh Avenue in the Kensington section of Philadelphia Wednesday night when, investigators said, he ran into a van, backed into an unmarked police car and nearly ran over two officers before speeding off.

    Philly Police ID Suspect in Caught-on-Cam Rooftop Pursuit
    A man who allegedly almost ran over two officers before being cornered on a North Philadelphia roof Wednesday has been identified as wanted for escaping police custody in March. Luis Rivera-Ortiz, described as a "menace to society," could be seen being pummelled by three police officers on a Feltonville warehouse roof in video from NBC10's Skyforce helicopter.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 11

Suspect arrested after Philadelphia police chase, rooftop arrest identified

He then drove back onto the Boulevard where he was nearly struck by an oncoming vehicle. Finally, he pulled into a parking lot in the 5300 block of 5th Street and made a run for it with foot patrols in pursuit.

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Luis Rivera-Ortiz, 25, of the 3700 block of Percy Street, was the man who rammed a police car with a van and tried to make a fast getaway, police say. He is charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of an Instrument of Crime and related offenses.

Rivera-Ortiz was being sought on an active arrest warrant on Wednesday evening. The incident began with Rivera-Ortiz ramming an unmarked police car at 9th and Lehigh streets.

    Suspect arrested after chase, rooftop arrest identified
    Philadelphia police have formally identified the man who was arrested on a city rooftop after a chase earlier this week, in an incident that was captured on video exclusively by Action News. Luis Rivera-Ortiz, 25, of the 3700 block of Percy Street, was the man who rammed a police car with a van and tried to make a fast getaway, police say.
    http://6abc.com

May 11

May 10

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

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May 10

Unfortunately, Free Library of Philadelphia, ...

Unfortunately, Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed through Monday, 5.14.2018 due to cooling issues. Please return all items to the drop box. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope to see you on Tuesday, 5.15.2018! Please visit Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia), or Oak Lane Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia!

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May 10

WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends With Arrest on North Philly Rooftop

...flee on foot, scaling a fence and hopping on top of a building on the 5300 block of 5th Street. Video from news choppers shows the man attempting to jump off the roof before an...

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Officers were conducting surveillance in the area of 9th Street and Lehigh Avenue in Kensington when they spotted the suspect around 5 p.m. Police say the man...

    WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends With Arrest on North Philly Rooftop
    A 25-year-old man described by police as a "menace to society" did his best Spider-Man impression before officers closed in. A 25-year-old man described by police as a "menace to society" was arrested on Wednesday after leading officers on a wild chase through the city that culminated with his apprehension on a rooftop in North Philadelphia.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 10

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be open from 2 to 6 pm on Thursday, 5.10.2018. Please return items to the drop box, and we apologize for any inconvenience.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be open from 2 to 6 pm on Thursday, 5.10.2018. Please return items to the drop box, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
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May 10

Philadelphia police vehicle chase ends in rooftop arrest

Finally, he pulls into a parking lot in the 5300 block of 5th Street and makes a run for it with foot patrols in pursuit.

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Chopper 6HD was over the scene as the 25-year-old suspect tried to make his latest getaway. Officials said this chase began after he rammed an unmarked police car at 9th and Lehigh streets.

    Police car chase ends in rooftop arrest
    Police said they were pursuing a suspect who was wanted for many crimes, including assaults on police officers and escaping police custody, Wednesday when he tried to make a getaway in a stolen white van. Chopper 6HD was over the scene as the 25-year-old suspect tried to make his latest getaway.
    http://6abc.com

May 09

Police: Man Rammed Officer’s Vehicle; Arrested On Roof Following Pursuit

It happened around 5 p.m. in the 5300 block of 5th Street.

    Police: Man Rammed Officer's Vehicle; Arrested On Roof Following Pursuit
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police arrested a man on a roof on Wednesday after he allegedly rammed an officer's vehicle. It happened around 5 p.m. in the 5300 block of 5th Street. Police tell CBS3 that a 25-year-old was operating a white Ford van when he rammed into an unmarked officer's vehicle.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 09

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

If you are interested in Science in the Summer, the Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia is offering this amazing program! Registration starts this Monday, 5.14!

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

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