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Crime: http://6abc.com/arrest-warrant-issued-...

Crime: http://6abc.com/arrest-warrant-issued-for-fake-dj-who-claimed-to-know-alicia-keys/3499067/

    Arrest warrant issued for fake DJ who claimed to know Alicia Keys
    An arrest warrant has been issued for a man police say claimed to be a DJ for singer Alicia Keys to gain entry to several Philadelphia area schools. Investigators are now searching for 23-year-old Jerez Stone-Coleman of Brentwood, Maryland.
    http://6abc.com

6 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_top/1-in...

http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_top/1-in-3-philly-students-doesnt-graduate-on-time-to-fix-that-high-schools-focus-on-freshmen-20180521.html?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_source=facebook.com&mobi=true

    1 in 3 Philly students doesn't graduate on time. To fix that, high schools focus on freshmen
    For the Philadelphia School District, ninth grade academies are an area of focus and a planned $7.2 million investment next school year. Kensington High is in its second year of the model, and it has made a big difference, educators say.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/20/criminal-jus...

https://billypenn.com/2018/05/20/criminal-justice-explainer-how-bail-works-in-philadelphia/

    Criminal justice explainer: How bail works in Philadelphia
    Wander into room B-08 in the basement of the Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice and you'll find a scene that looks like it could have come from a dystopian fantasy. You'll see a courtroom, sealed off from a spectator's gallery by a soundproof glass wall.
    https://billypenn.com

10 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/new-bill-would-prot...

https://whyy.org/articles/new-bill-would-protect-neighborhood-groups-from-lawsuit-happy-developers/

    New bill would protect neighborhood groups from lawsuit-happy developers
    City Councilman Bobby Henon has introduced a bill that would make city funds for insurance available to all registered community groups that hold zoning meetings regarding new development projects in their neighborhoods.
    https://whyy.org

10 hours ago

Opinion : https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018...

Opinion : https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/05/is-housing-americas-next-big-political-issue/560378/?utm_source=citylab-daily&silverid=MzEwMTkyMjYwMTYzS0

    The American Housing Crisis Might Be Our Next Big Political Issue
    Several new advocacy groups have sprung up to push for better housing policies at the state and national level. Their first job: Communicating how significant the problem really is. The advertising executive Michael Franzini, founder of the nonprofit ad agency Public Interest, has created campaigns to fight AIDS, spur Holocaust awareness, and advocate for STEM education.
    https://www.citylab.com

10 hours ago

http://cumberlink.com/news/local/closer_look/...

http://cumberlink.com/news/local/closer_look/lost-in-committee-state-government-committee-strongly-partisan-under-metcalfe/article_112ec26d-dc4a-53a5-9b54-99599942a5e3.html

    Lost in Committee: State Government Committee strongly partisan under Metcalfe
    In April, Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler County, took to Facebook to express his displeasure with several of his counterparts. Along with calling a fellow house member a "lying homosexual," Metcalfe said he uses a partisan approach to chairing the House State Government Committee.
    http://cumberlink.com

10 hours ago

'Tis the season and mark your calendar for en...

'Tis the season and mark your calendar for endless fun with beer, barbecue and games!

    It's Back! Parks on Tap Traveling Beer Garden to Pop Up at 20+ Philly Parks
    Good times are on tap, Philly. Parks on Tap has returned for its third and longest-ever season of bringing alfresco food and drinks to a different Philadelphia park every week. This spring, summer and fall, the uber-popular Parks on Tap brings barbecue and beer to 23 different Philadelphia parks, including Azalea Garden (the season opener!), Belmont Plateau, Schuylkill Banks, FDR Park, Clark Park and many more.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

12 hours ago

Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYo...

Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYourPark week! After you visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, make sure to explore more of the Park Charms: The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Admission is free today as we wrap up #LoveYourPark week! After you visit Historic Strawberry Mansion, make sure to explore more of the Park Charms: The Historic Houses of Fairmount Park.
    https://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

18 hours ago

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    2ND FLOOR BATH DRAIN LINES (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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22 hours ago

https://whyy.org/articles/pa-house-republican...

https://whyy.org/articles/pa-house-republicans-grapple-with-harassment-point-a-finger-at-dems/

    Pa. House Republicans grapple with harassment, point a finger at Dems
    State House Republicans are increasing Representative Nick Miccarelli's punishment after deciding his actions constitute retaliation against two women who accused him of physical and sexual abuse - fellow GOP representative Tarah Toohil and another woman who has remained anonymous. However, they're not moving to expel Miccarelli.
    https://whyy.org

23 hours ago

https://jobs.target.com/search-jobs/Haddon%20...

https://jobs.target.com/search-jobs/Haddon%20Township%2C%20Camden%20County%2C%20NJ/1118/8/6252001-5101760-4501019-4502102/39x90631/-75x06258/50/2

    Search our Job Opportunities at TARGET
    Search for available job openings at TARGET
    https://jobs.target.com

28 hours ago

Who doesn't love an adventure or stroll throu...

Who doesn't love an adventure or stroll through the park? Check out some of the hidden gems of Fairmount Park!

    17 hidden gems of Fairmount Park, mapped
    Clocking in at 2,054 acres, Fairmount Park offers a lot of ground to cover. There are the usual haunts, like Boathouse Row and the many historic mansions that dot the park's landscape. But there are plenty more spots, from gardens to sculptures to architectural gems, that are a bit more off the beaten path, yet very much worth the visit.
    https://philly.curbed.com

34 hours ago

Try something new with a twist of nostalgia a...

Try something new with a twist of nostalgia and check out the new and improved staples of Fairmount!!

    Fairmount landmarks Bridgid's and Rembrandt's coming back
    Two Fairmount landmarks are on their way back. Reopening May 16 is Bridgid's at 24th and Meredith Streets, under new owner Jose Vargas. Chris Ryan, who opened it 29 years ago, closed it in February and sold the bricks to a partnership. Vargas says he will maintain the name and the general neighborhood-bar ambiance.
    http://www.philly.com

42 hours ago

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    INSTALL NEW 200AMP SERVICE,REWIRING HOUSE THROUGHOUT,INSTALLING OUTLETS,SWITCHES AND LIGHTS PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

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    INSTALL 100AMP SERVICE WHICH INCLUDES 100AMP CABLE SINGLE GANG METER 30 CIRCUIT 100AMP MAIN BREAKER PANEL INSTALL GROUNDING FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PER NEC 2008 INSTALL 30 DUPLEX OUTLETS 14 LIGHTS SWITCHES 16 FIXTURES 8-120V HARDWIRED COMBO SMOKE ALARMS WITH BATTERY BACKUP AS PER 2008 NEC.

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    1 INSTALL OF A MITSUBISTIC HEAT PUMP WITH 4 ZONES. INSTALL WITH ALL MATERIALS FOR A COMPLETE INSTALLATION. (SFD)

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    COMPLETE REHAB TO 1ST & 2ND FL NEW KIT/ BATH NEW WINDOWS& DOORS WALLS/ INSULATION FLOORS AND FINISH 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.

    1434 N CORLIES ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3/4" WATER SERVICE MAIN TO METER - PA1# 2018-1343113-"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"

    1831 N NEWKIRK ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
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43 hours ago

http://www.phillytrib.com/news/city-council-p...

http://www.phillytrib.com/news/city-council-passes-smoking-ban-proposes-higher-fines-for-absentee/article_ee156be2-6dcd-5c35-88ea-1c303519e46c.html

    City Council passes smoking ban, proposes higher fines for absentee landlords
    Certain Philadelphia bus stops will become smoke-free zones. On Thursday, the City Council passed legislation banning smoking at those SEPTA bus stops that have a roof and at least one enclosed side. The new legislation complements smoking bans already in effect inside SEPTA-owned vehicles, commuter rails and transit stations and terminals, except in areas where smoking is designated.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

43 hours ago

Crime: http://www.phillyvoice.com/us-marshals...

Crime: http://www.phillyvoice.com/us-marshals-issue-10-most-wanted-murder-fugitives-philadelphia/

    U.S. Marshals issue '10 Most Wanted Murder Fugitives' list in Philadelphia
    The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking the public's help in locating its "10 Most Wanted" murder fugitives in the Philadelphia area. The agency's Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force said cash rewards available for anyone with information that leads directly to the arrest of these 10 fugitives, all of whom have active felony warrants for murder.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

45 hours ago

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news...

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2018/05/17/reconcile-payroll-domb-dubow-rasheia-rhynhart.html?ana=TRUEANTHEMFB_PL&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5aff771204d3010c10a56e95&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook

    As treasurer tracks down $27M, Domb calls for annual outside audit of city's finances - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Councilman at-Large Allan Domb wants a Big Four accounting firm to conduct an annual internal audit of the city's finances, but the City Controller says that's an unnecessary step. Instead what's needed is better follow-through by the Philadelphia mayor and finance director, she said.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

2 days ago

If you know a young lady between the ages of ...

If you know a young lady between the ages of 13-18 years old, who is looking to develop and sharpen her personal/professional skills this summer, you'll want to check out this great program by The Evoluer House. Register today for this FREE program: it runs July 9-August 31! http://www.evoluerhouse.org/registration2018

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    If you know a young lady between the ages of 13-18 years old, who is looking to develop and sharpen her personal/professional skills this summer, you'll want to check out this great program by The...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commenta...

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/bike-lanes-philadelphia-culture-war-transportation-cars-walking-20180518.html?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&mobi=true

    Bikes vs. cars vs. pedestrians: How Philly can win the transportation culture war | Opinion
    Driving home from a barbecue in Mount Airy last Saturday, my wife and I turned north off of Spring Garden with the rest of the eastbound traffic. The squad cars and flashing lights indicated something terrible had happened.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

No plans this weekend? Check out this list of...

No plans this weekend? Check out this list of fun activities to do around the city!

    Weekend Action: Things to do around the region - May 18-20
    Karen Rogers zips around the region highlighting some top weekend activities for all ages. FREE ADMISSION TO INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY Check out a museum for free on International Museum Day. Several museums in our area are participating in the event Friday.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Opinion: Philly can't count on HUD's Ben Cars...

Opinion: Philly can't count on HUD's Ben Carson to help solve its affordable housing crisis | Editorial http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/editorials/philly-cant-count-on-huds-ben-carson-to-help-solve-its-affordable-housing-crisis-editorial-20180517.html

    Philly can't count on HUD's Ben Carson to help solve its affordable housing crisis | Editorial
    America can't afford to have Ben Carson continue as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; least of all Philadelphia, whose shortage of affordable housing is intolerable. Carson is yet another Trump appointee whose main job is to undermine the very Cabinet department he was selected by the president to lead.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/17/may...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/05/17/mayor-kenney-announces-first-rec-rebuild-as-clash-over-union-diversity-heats-up

    Mayor Kenney announces first rec 'rebuild' as clash over union diversity heats up
    Dilapidated Vare Recreation Center in Grays Ferry will be the first city facility improved through Mayor Jim Kenney's stalled soda tax-financed upgrade for parks, rec centers and libraries.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Happy International Museum Day! Head on down ...

Happy International Museum Day! Head on down to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and get in for free!

    Admission to Philadelphia Museum of Art will be free on International Museum Day
    Admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Building and Rodin Museum will be free all day on Friday, May 18, in honor of International Museum Day. The holiday was created to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and...

It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and we're celebrating with FREE admission to Historic Strawberry Mansion this Sunday, May 20! Stop in while you're enjoying Fairmount Park this weekend.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    It's Love Your Park Week in Philadelphia, and we're celebrating with FREE admission to Historic Strawberry Mansion this Sunday, May 20! Stop in while you're enjoying Fairmount Park this weekend.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Philadelphia wants to make City forms more us...

Philadelphia wants to make City forms more user-friendly! Give the City your feedback Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and get a free hoagie at the City form redesign event on the 16th Floor of the Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Blvd.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Philadelphia wants to make City forms more user-friendly! Give the City your feedback Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and get a free hoagie at the City form redesign event on the 16th Floor of the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/west-ph...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/west-philly-personal-care-home-larry-krasner-movita-johnson-harrell-closes-20180517.html?cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&mobi=true

    West Philly personal-care home opened by Krasner's victim services head closes abruptly
    A West Philadelphia personal care home opened in 2013 by Movita Johnson-Harrell, supervisor of victim services in the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, closed abruptly last week after investigators responding to a complaint found no staff on duty and unsanitary conditions at the facility at 4066 Powelton Ave.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvani...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/sci-phoenix-graterford-state-prison-pennsylvania-nancy-wolff-songs-key-free-20180517.html?cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&mobi=true

    Pennsylvania's newest, most expensive prison is finally ready - and inmates are dreading it
    Many inmates have for years dreaded the relocation. But the past few months have been a particularly stressful time at Graterford, which saw five suicides and the resignation of the superintendent. Now, inmates have learned some beloved programs will not be making the transition.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news...

https://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia/news/2018/05/17/reconcile-payroll-domb-dubow-rasheia-rhynhart.html

    As treasurer tracks down $27M, Domb calls for annual outside audit of city's finances - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Councilman at-Large Allan Domb wants a Big Four accounting firm to conduct an annual internal audit of the city's finances, but the City Controller says that's an unnecessary step. Instead what's needed is better follow-through by the Philadelphia mayor and finance director, she said.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

3 days ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/05/17/bib...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/05/17/bibles-polling-places-philadelphia/

    Voters Complain About "Intimidating" Bibles at Philly Polling Places
    "There's no reason for the Bible to be out on the table," says city commissioner Al Schmidt. When Jess Conda walked into her polling place inside a community center at 12th and Wharton streets on Tuesday, the South Philadelphia resident says she was surprised by what she saw there.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

In Brewerytown, just north of the Athletic Re...

In Brewerytown, just north of the Athletic Recreation Center: http://www.ocfrealty.com/naked-philly/brewerytown/looks-like-w-g-schweiker-building-coming

    Looks Like the W.G. Schweiker Building is Coming Down - OCF Realty
    It was nearly seven years ago that we first brought the W.G. Schweiker building at 2621 W. Jefferson St. to your attention, noting at the time that it was listed for sale for $80K (too high a price, at the time!). The building caught our eye because it had spectacular bones and a particularly memorable cornice.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 days ago

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: https://www...

On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/barnes-toddler-time

    Barnes Foundation - Barnes Toddler Time
    Skip to content Skip to footer The Barnes is closed on Tuesdays. Thursday, January 18, 10 - 11:45am Toddlers $5; adults free. Sign up for our 10am or 11am session. About the Event Every third Thursday of the month, the Barnes presents a combination of storytime and art/movement activities just for kids ages 2-4 and their parents and caregivers.
    https://www.barnesfoundation.org

3 days ago

His Honor: Had some special guests visit the ...

His Honor: Had some special guests visit the office today! Always love it when our students are able to come see City Hall!

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    His Honor: Had some special guests visit the office today! Always love it when our students are able to come see City Hall!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

http://6abc.com/ex-president-of-suspended-tem...

http://6abc.com/ex-president-of-suspended-temple-frat-charged-with-attempted-rape/3484712/

    Ex-president of suspended Temple frat charged with attempted rape
    A Temple University student who served as president of the school's Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity has been arrested on sexual assault charges. Ari Goldstein, 21, of Wrightstown, Bucks County, is being held on $2 million bail. Goldstein was arrested Wednesday in connection with an investigation of the fraternity that began several weeks ago.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Opinion: http://atlantablackstar.com/2018/05/...

Opinion: http://atlantablackstar.com/2018/05/17/gentrification-reversal-historic-white-flight-creating-new-black-flight/

    Gentrification: Reversal of Historic White Flight Is Creating a New Black Flight
    The debate over gentrification is alive and well, with communities across the country discovering that the influx of new neighbors - ones that once fled cities like , Los Angeles, New York, Oakland and more - is bringing more than shiny new Starbucks to their neighborhoods, namely, rising rents and higher incidences of 911 calls on longtime residents.
    http://atlantablackstar.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/philadelphi...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/philadelphia-flood-watch-tsunami-thunderstorms-20180516.html?utm_campaign=Philly.com+Facebook+Account&cid=Philly.com+Facebook&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&mobi=true

    Flood watch for entire Phila. region as rains keep coming
    The weather forecasts for the rest of the week look like a copy-and-paste operation, as in showers, showers, and showers, as the region appears to be trapped under a very leaky gray ceiling. It was just a matter of time before the National Weather Service in Mount Holly hoisted a flash-flood watch, and one is in effect for the entire region starting at 6 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_es...

http://www.philly.com/philly/business/real_estate/commercial/provident-mutual-life-insurance-building-46th-market-police-headquarters-20180517.html?mobi=true

    No parking: City tells developers eyeing jilted police HQ site in West Philly to leave lots alone
    Just weeks before proposals are due, city officials told the three finalists seeking to revamp the former life insurance campus at 4601 Market St. that two parking lots on the property cannot be included in their development plans. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

https://patch.com/pennsylvania/chestnuthill/s...

https://patch.com/pennsylvania/chestnuthill/s/gfara/recycling-efforts-land-12-philadelphia-schools-grant-funds?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_term=schools&utm_campaign=autopost&utm_content=mt.airy-chestnuthill

    Recycling Efforts Land 12 Philadelphia Schools Grant Funds
    PHILADELPHIA - Thanks to their efforts in recycling, 12 schools in Philadelphia earned some important funding as part of Recyclebank's Green Schools Program, the School District of Philadelphia announced. According to the district, various public, private, charter, and parochial schools in the city were given a cut of $29,000 for their participating in the program.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

School District of Philadelphia PreK Registra...

School District of Philadelphia PreK Registration Extended. Download an application ➡️ http://www.philasd.org/prek

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    School District of Philadelphia PreK Registration Extended. Download an application ➡️ http://www.philasd.org/prek
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