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The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be closed on Wednesday 4.18.18 and our library, the Torresdale branch, will re-open on Thursday 4.19 at 2pm. If you need to renew material during this time, please visit our website, www.freelibrary.org and log into your account with your library card/pin #'s. Our drop box will also be open during this time. Thank you!
Torresdale Library Join other adults who are interested in reading and discussing popular books. Enjoy some friendly conversation and light refreshments! For further information, please contact Mike at 215-685-0494. Sponsored by Friends of Torresdale Library
Looking to start a business? Attend this great program at Tacony Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia!
Here is a wonderful event for the entire community to enjoy!
Even FLP staff know this struggle
How cute is he? This little guy is down at the Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion!
Great Free event, this Wednesday!
All Free Library agencies will be closed on Wednesday, March 21st due to the inclement weather. Please call your local library on Thursday, March 22 for hours that day before coming over. Thank you, and please be safe.
All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed tomorrow due to inclement weather. If you need to renew items, please do so by visiting our website, www.freelibrary.org and signing in with your library card/pin #'s. Thank you and stay safe!
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FOR LEVEL II ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. ALL WORK IN UNIT G9. ALTERATIONS TO INCLUDE THE DEMOLITION/ERECTION AND WALL COVERING OF NONBEARING WALLS, MILLWORK AND FINISHES. NO CHANGE TO EXTERIOR WALLS/OPENINGS AND NO CHANGE TO LOAD-BEARING PARTITIONS. STRUCTURE FOR USE AS MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, MECHANICAL.
We will have a delayed opening tomorrow, along with all Far Northeast Neighborhood Libraries (Holmesburg, Foxchase, Katherine Drexel, Bustleton, Welsh Road). We will be open from 2-6 pm. Our drop box will be open for any items you need to return. If you need to renew items, please visit our website, freelibrary.org and sign-in with your library card/pins #'s. Thank you for your patience!
Did anyone lose a Free Library lanyard, with a flash drive and key in the Winchester Park area? Please share!
Join Catholic Community Services this coming Monday, 3/12 for Take a Look-Read a Book!
The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday 3/7/18, due to inclement weather. If you need to renew eligible items please do so via our website, www.freelibrary.org. All you need is your library card/pin #'s. Please stay safe and hopefully we will see you all on Thursday!
NE Philly history right down the street!
West Torresdale Civic Association (WTCA) meeting minutes from January 24, 2018 Executive staff attendees: President Treasurer Recording Secretary Special Guests: Councilman O’Neill’s Administrative Assistants Peggy – Danielle Officer Rosati – 8th District Community Relations Bevin Westfield – Morrell Town Watch John Cole – Reporter for NE Times Officer Rosati addressed the meeting regarding the recent break ins that took place in the 8th Police District.Officer Rosati stated one action that can aid in solving break ins and one action that can help reduce the possibility of a break in taking place. Security Cameras – If you have a security camera please contact the Officer Rosati @ 215.685.9377 or email: PatriciaRosati@Phila.gov – She will assist in having your camera registered with the Police Dept and in the event of a crime in your area the Police contact you and camera data if applicable.Landscaping -keep shrubs low and keep outside lights on during the night. Report suspicious activity to the Police for data to be collected and analyzed for possible trends. Old Business summary 9811 Berea St (New house Construction) Property owner will file an “As Build Permit” meaning that the owner will comply with all zoning requirements – No update Arch / Legion Street Project update-No update 3201 Morrell Ave (Way of Life Recovery) There is to be a zoning meeting between the Lawyers representing Way of Life Recovery and the zoning board on 14/Feb/18 – more to follow Unattractive black privacy netting on the Union League’s property along Grant Ave No update since last communication from the Union League as stated in minutes of 12/Jan/17. Member requested contact information for the NE Philadelphia Airport advisory council or citizens committee yet to be supplied WTCA President (Ken Law) requested that two “X boxes” be painted on Avalon St at the intersection with Academy Rd. No update New Business summary WTCA President (Ken Law) stated that the new property owner of 9675 Academy Rd (near the corner of Glenn St – vacant lot - may request a zoning change to open a Beer distributing business. Current rating is RSA-2 – single family dwelling either attached or semi-attached. The WTCA will be notified if any variances are requested. WTCA boundary expansion Vote was taken and passed to expand the WTCA boundaries: The new area lays within Grant Ave – Academy Rd – Red Lion – Knights Rd and Frankford Ave The New Name for the Civic Association will be: West Torresdale Morrell Park Civic Association Registration with the City is under way so that the WTMPCA is an official RCO (Registered Civic Organization) New Vice President for the WTMPCA was elected: Heather Stanton is the newly elected VP Proposal was made and approved for the WTMPCA to contribute $100 to the Morrell Park Town Watch’s cell phone bill. The cell phone is the link between those Town Watch members patrolling and the Home Base in case issues need to be reported Brian Cover who is owner of the State Farm Insurance Business at Glenn St and Academy Rd contributed $100 to the MPTW cell phone Future WTMCA meetings at the 8th District beginning @ 6:30 will be held on: 22/Mar/18 10/May/18
8th Police District Community Meeting Schedule Calendar March 2018
1) Community Meeting
March 7th, 2018 7:00 PM
3100 Red Lion Rd Philadelphia, PA
2) PSA 2 Meeting
March 21st, 2018 7:00 PM
3205 Chesterfield Rd. Philadelphia, PA
3)PSA 3 Meeting
March 21st, 2018 7:00 PM
10980 Norcom Rd., Philadelphia, PA
4) Captain's Townhall Meeting
March 29th, 2018 6:00 PM
3100 Red Lion Rd Philadelphia, PA
5) PSA 1 Meeting
March 29th, 2018 7:00 PM
2990 Holme Ave Philadelphia, PA
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