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18 hours ago

The Monkey & The Elephant shared their event....

This year we're giving thanks for the amazing people we've been able to help through The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. And you can enable us to help so many more. Join us for a fundraising dinner at chez NOVAKS on December 6th. Get your tickets now!

    Fundraising Dinner
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

  • Hi Ho, Hi Ho Off to School We Go!

    Mrs. H. is asking for $472.00:
    My students need basic arts supplies, 6 Sony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones and a Quartet 4' x 3' Standard Whiteboard to support multi-disciplinary hands-on learning.
    Gen Philip Kearny Elementary School Comment

30 hours ago

2 more bodies found at scene of Barclay Friends nursing home fire

The remains of the four residents were found while investigators excavated the south wing of the two-story complex at 700 N. Franklin St. The fire is believed to have started in the south wing, authorities said.

    2 more bodies found at scene of Barclay Friends nursing home fire
    Authorities announced Wednesday night that the remains of all four missing residents had been found at the scene of the five-alarm fire at the Barclay Friends nursing home in West Chester. The discovery of two bodies on Wednesday followed the recovery of two other victims on Tuesday, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced in a statement.
    http://www.philly.com

43 hours ago

GPHCC member Sazón Restaurant and Café on 9th...

GPHCC member Sazón Restaurant and Café on 9th and Spring Garden will be highlighted in AL DÍA News's Chef Series Streethttps://youtu.be/izS0Yppy8nM Join us for the tasting!http://bit.ly/2A4xzbX

    Chef Series Judith Suzarra-Campbell
    The mastermind of neighborly Sazón Restaurant and Café on 9th and Spring Garden Street, Judith has been cooking superb dishes from Venezuela for the past thirteen years that strike the perfect balance between delectable and healthy, changing Philadelphians' minds about Latin American food.
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLING NEW 1" WATER SERVICE,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173241172-"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"

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLING NEW 1" WATER SERVICE,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173241172-"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"

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLING NEW 1" WATER SERVICE,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173241172-"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"

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALLING NEW 1" WATER SERVICE,CURB TRAP AND FAI-PA1#20173241172-"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"

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 400AMP SERVICE AND WIRING WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES,CO DETECTORS,DOORBELL,PHONE,CABLE AND INTERCOM SYSTEM AS PER 2008 NEC(CC DISTRICT) INSTALL A NEW FIRE ALARM SYSTEM COMPLETE WITH HORNS,STROBES,HORN/STROBES,PULLSTATIONS,PANEL AND LIGHTS AS PER NFPA72

    1008 GREEN ST Issued November 20, 2017 Comment
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2 days ago

ATF: Human remains recovered from Barclay Friends Senior Center fire

...office have located the remains of two individuals inside the Barclay Friends Senior Center at 700 North Franklin Street in West Chester...

    ATF: Human remains recovered from senior center fire
    Special Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team, Pennsylvania State Police, and Chester County Fire Marshal's office have located the remains of two individuals inside the Barclay Friends Senior Center at 700 North Franklin Street in West Chester.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Remains of 2 victims found at scene of Barclay Friends fire

The fire erupted in the rear of the two-story complex at 700 N. Franklin St. about 10:45 p.m. Thursday and raged for more than 2 ½ hours. There were about 160 staff and residents at Barclay Friends when the fire broke out.

    Remains of 2 victims found at scene of Barclay Friends fire
    The remains of two people were located Tuesday at the scene of the five-alarm fire at the Barclay Friends nursing home in West Chester. The remains of one victim were found late Tuesday morning and a second victim later in the afternoon. Four residents had been reported missing and presumed dead.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Holiday hours starting tomorrow in preparatio...

Holiday hours starting tomorrow in preparation for Thanksgiving! And don’t forget about #smallbusinesssaturday be sure to stop by for a refreshing treat to fuel your shopping!

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    Holiday hours starting tomorrow in preparation for Thanksgiving! And don't forget about #smallbusinesssaturday be sure to stop by for a refreshing treat to fuel your shopping!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

  • Student Centered Learning!

    Ms. Murphy is asking for $356.52:
    My students need a guided reading table to work in differentiated guided reading groups to work collaboratively.
    Gen Philip Kearny Elementary School Comment

3 days ago

Fishtown Area Business Association shared a p...

    Lyn M Truszkowski
    During this time of giving, we certainly cannot forget our furry friends! PLEASE bring items listed on this flyer and receive a raffle ticket to win a special door prize! PLEASE share!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Joe Boruchow Offers New Downloadable Anti-Trumpism Print to Hang in Your Window

Joe Boruchow wheatpasted a new print this weekend at 9th and Spring Garden streets, and he’s now offering a downloadable version of it for you to hang in your window!

Also this weekend, Joe installed a series of wheatpastes at 448 North 10th street created with students of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Art Education program, which you can see below…

    Joe Boruchow Offers New Downloadable Anti-Trumpism Print to Hang in Your Window
    Joe Boruchow wheatpasted a new print this weekend at 9th and Spring Garden streets, and he's now offering a downloadable version of it for you to hang in your window! Titled Shorn Flag, the piece depicts the flag of the United States being cut apart with the help of people wearing tee shirts that spell...
    http://streetsdept.com

3 days ago

Get your tickets now! Enjoy the amazing food ...

Get your tickets now! Enjoy the amazing food and ambiance at chez NOVAKS on Girard Avenue while helping The Monkey & The Elephant meet our fundraising goals. All profits from the event go to our transitional employment program.

    Fundraising Dinner
    The Monkey and the Elephant cordially invites you to join us for an exclusive fundraising dinner at chez NOVAKS in Philadelphia. All proceeds and donations go to The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. Bring your favorite bottle of wine (BYOB) and enjoy a three course meal on historic Girard Ave.
    https://the-monkey-and-the-elephant.ticketleap.com

4 days ago

  • Help 3rd Grade Math Scholars!

    Mrs. Cheney is asking for $687.87:
    My students need Magna-Tiles, timers, a number line, cardstock, place value practice boards, clipboards, supply caddies, a broom and dustpan for Math and Science activities.
    Gen Philip Kearny Elementary School Comment

4 days ago

Community Supports Victims of Senior Living Facility Fire

...fire broke out in the personal care section of the Barclay Friends community on the 700 block of North Franklin Street in West Chester around 10:45 p.m. Smoke and flames first appeared in the...

    Community Supports Victims of Senior Living Facility Fire
    As some residents remain in the hospital while others are still unaccounted for days after a massive fire at a West Chester Senior Living Facility, the community is stepping in to help the victims. A fire started at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community late Thursday night, injuring nearly 30 people and leading to a chaotic evacuation.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL LATEAL AND REMOVE CURB TRAP PA20173201667 "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"

    518 N 10TH ST Issued November 16, 2017 Comment

6 days ago

We're so excited to invite you to our fundrai...

We're so excited to invite you to our fundraising dinner on Wednesday, December 6th, hosted by chez NOVAKS. 100% of the profits go toward The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. Get your tickets today!

    Fundraising Dinner
    The Monkey and the Elephant cordially invites you to join us for an exclusive fundraising dinner at chez NOVAKS in Philadelphia. All proceeds and donations go to The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. Bring your favorite bottle of wine (BYOB) and enjoy a three course meal on historic Girard Ave.
    https://the-monkey-and-the-elephant.ticketleap.com

6 days ago

27 known injuries after West Chester senior home blaze

Authorities said during a news conference on Friday that they were still working to locate all residents and staff of the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community on the 700 block of North Franklin Street.

    27 known injuries after West Chester senior home blaze
    A total of 27 people were known to have been injured in a massive fire at a senior living facility in West Chester, Pennsylvania, though investigators stressed they are still working to account for everyone involved.
    http://6abc.com

6 days ago

Callowhill Neighborhood Association shared a ...

    Big rock climbing gym planned for Callowhill warehouse
    More development news is coming out of Callowhill, only this time it involves ropes and rappels: A massive rock-climbing gym is going to set up shop in an old warehouse at 340 N. 10 Street. The Cliffs announced that it is opening its first Pennsylvania gym right here in Philly in fall 2018.
    https://philly.curbed.com

Nov 17

Massive inferno at West Chester senior living community

The blaze was reported at 10:46 p.m. Thursday at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community on the 700 block of North Franklin Street.

    Massive inferno at West Chester senior community
    At least 20 people have been injured in a massive, multi-alarm fire at a senior living community in West Chester. Numerous residents have been displaced. Fire officials have refused to say if there were any fatalities. The blaze was reported at 10:46 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 17

Fire ravages West Chester nursing home, forces evacuation, prompts massive response

Dispatchers called for ATVs about 1 a.m. to assist with the evacuation of patients from the care facility, a campus of several buildings located at 700 North Franklin St.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

By 3 a.m., about two dozen Barclay residents were assembled at the Good Fellowship Ambulance Company at 600 Montgomery Ave., awaiting contact with relatives and friends. As they waited, ambulances and ATVs with patients brought more evacuees in.

    Fire in West Chester assisted living facility forces evacuation, prompts massive response
    A multi-alarm fire ravaged an assisted living facility in West Chester late Thursday night, forcing the evacuation of residents into 40-degree temperatures. "All I can tell you is we have multiple alarms and multiple evacuations," said a Chester County dispatcher who confirmed some of the basic details.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 17

20 injured in West Chester senior living community fire

The fire was reported just before 11 p.m. in the 700 block of North Franklin Street.

    20 injured in West Chester senior living community fire
    Chester County fire crews battled a three-alarm fire at a senior living community in West Chester Thursday night. The fire was reported just before 11 p.m. in the 700 block of North Franklin Street. Officials said flames were visible on the roof of the Barclary Friends Senior Living Community when they arrived.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 17

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R THROUGHOUT UNIT E (TWO DWELLING UNITS) TO INCLUDE NEW BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, FIRE PUMP, AND 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ALL EXTERIOR PLUMBING PA1# 2017-3182559 4 WC, 4 LS, 4 BATH, 1 KS, 1 GB, 1 LB - AS PER 2004 PHILA PLUMBING CODE - "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"

    926 N MARSHALL ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R THROUGHOUT UNIT D (TWO DWELLING UNITS) TO INCLUDE NEW BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, FIRE PUMP, AND 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEE A/P NO. 824294 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R THROUGHOUT UNIT A (TWO DWELLING UNITS) TO INCLUDE NEW BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, FIRE PUMP, AND 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13R THROUGHOUT UNIT C (TWO DWELLING UNITS) TO INCLUDE NEW BACKFLOW PREVENTION ASSEMBLY, FIRE PUMP, AND 2-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEE A/P NO. 824294 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    612-14 N 10TH ST Issued November 15, 2017 Comment
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Nov 17

Flames Rip Through Chester County Senior Living Community

The fire spread to multiple buildings of the Barclay Friends community located along the 700 block of North Franklin Street in West Chester. 

    Flames Rip Through Chester County Senior Living Community
    Flames ripped through a senior living community in Chester County Thursday evening.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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