6 hours ago

Take a look at this.

Take a look at this.

    https://rismedia.com

11 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Bella Vista...

Grab brunch at Avenue Cup Cafe and proceeds benefit the Autism Support Program at Vare Washington! 932 E Passyunk Ave!

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school's autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A B...

Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school’s autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Good morning! In the mood for pancakes? A Bella Vista business is having a benefit for a nearby neighborhood public school's autism support programming. https://www.facebook.com/events/215719935828612
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    SEPTA | April 29, 2018 Regional Rail Schedule Change
    As part of our on-going campaign to streamline resource use and to help promote the many other ways you can get schedule information, we are not printing paper timetables for the April 29th Regional Rail schedule change.
    http://www.septa.org

13 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

18 hours ago

19 hours ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    REINSTALL ONE EXISTING DUCTLESS FUJITSU DUAL-ZONE MINI SPLIT SYSTEM SUPPLY AND INSTALL ONE NEW DUAL-ZONE FUJITSU DUCTLESS MINI SPLIT SYSTEM

    736 CARPENTER ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW 100A, 20- CIRCUIT PANEL, 1- NEW CIRCUIT, 1- DIMMER, 1- PULL CHAIN... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    714 S PERCY ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

19 hours ago

35 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

We're happy to welcome our friends at Comcast to the Center for Comcast Cares Day. 50 volunteers will be working on five projects to support our mission. Thank you Comcast! #ComcastCaresDay


43 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200AMP SERVICE WITH 3-METER SOCKET W/ 2-100AMP PANEL & 30AMP HOUSE PANEL- 1ST FLOOR 22-RECEPTACLES, 19-LIGHTS & APARTMENT 2ND & 3RD FLOOR 30-RECEPTACLES, 17-SWITCHES, 18-LIGHTS, 4-SMOKES AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    913 S 8TH ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ADDITION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR / EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS WITH PARTIAL RECONSTRUCTION OF FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR REAR, AND CONSTRUCTION OF ROOF DECK ACCESSED FROM THIRD FLOOR REAR; FOR PLACEMENT OF UNDERPINNING IN BASEMENT OF AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLAN.

    920 LEAGUE ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

43 hours ago

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

  • We Need Seat Sacks!

    Mrs. Motsney is asking for $483.92:
    My students need 30 seat sacks and 30 pencil cases to help organize their supplies in our classroom.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment
  • Cozy Classroom Carpet

    Mrs. Motsney is asking for $607.27:
    My students need a clean and brightly colored carpet to sit on during our whole group learning time.
    George W Nebinger Elementary School Comment

46 hours ago

Over 50 QV candidates and voters attended las...

Over 50 QV candidates and voters attended last night's "Meet the Candidates" event. Find out why! And save the date - May 17th at 7pm for the next QVNA meeting. Its focus? Property Tax assessment.

    Find out what's happening in and around Queen Village in the QVNA Weekly Digest
    Information on weekend family events and neighborhood clean-ups
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

2 days ago

April 19 Mtg Recap: "Meet the Candidates" - h...

April 19 Mtg Recap: "Meet the Candidates" - https://mailchi.mp/b689dd852860/heres-whats-happening-in-queen-village-1330273


2 days ago

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to h...

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth, a time to highlight those who selflessly give their time and talent to help others. We sincerely thank organizations and volunteers who continue to support Hurricane Maria disaster survivors who came to our city for help https://beta.phila.gov/2018-04-14-national-volunteer-month-recognizing-hurricane-maria-response/

    National Volunteer Month: Recognizing Hurricane Maria Response | Office of Emergency Management
    April 15, 2018 One of the most selfless acts individuals can perform is to give their most valuable assets, time and talent, to others to help them endure a tough time their lives. It is that desire to make a difference, compassion, and empathy for fellow humans that creates the foundation of volunteerism.
    https://beta.phila.gov

2 days ago

ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

ICYMI, this week's News of Bella Vista.

    News of Bella Vista April 18
    Bella Vista cleans up Dozens of neighbors turned out last Saturday to help Bella Vista do its part in the annual Philly Spring Cleanup. The event also marked the kickoff of BVNA's much anticipated paid sidewalk and curb cleaning services.
    https://mailchi.mp

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    800 AMP SERVICE 11 METERS & BREAKER BOXES (11 TOTAL) 120 VOLT SMOKE DETECTORS THROUGHOUT AS PER CODE. 8 APARTMENTS APPLIANCE CIRCUITS. 10 CENTRAL AIR UNITS, GFCI RECEPTACLES. ALL BRANCH WIRING. 2-COMMERCIAL SPACE.AS PER 2008.***NO FIRE ALARM ON THIS PERMIT***

    601 CHRISTIAN ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL 6" LATERAL & FAI - PA1# 2018-1081081 - REMOVE HOUSE TRAP AND HERMETICALLY SEALING THE LATERAL BY A CAP OR PLUG PER SECTION P-606.1 OF THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004 - "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"

    630-32 CHRISTIAN ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


3 days ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

3 days ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


3 days ago

April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour

(215) 627-0057

    April 26: Neighborhood Happy Hour
    As spring finally starts to set in (slowly but surely), we're happy to announce a special edition of BVNA's Happy Hour! Join us on the 26th at Acadia, a new Cajun-Creole restaurant bringing New Orleans to Bella Vista with colorful decor, dishes and cocktails. This month's happy hour will benefit the BVNA Sidewalk Cleaning Campaign.
    http://www.bellavistaneighbors.org

3 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


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