Jun 11

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Jun 04

Updated Jun 06

About Pennsport

Hi Pennsport, My wife and I are looking to buy a home in the 400 block of Moore St. area. In our research, though, we've noticed that in the past month there have been 2 shootings near that area and at least 2 more within a 15 min walk. Up to May though it seems Pennsport was relatively quiet. Trulia lists the crime as low relative to Philadelphia and other sites also claim crime in the area isn't bad.

We'd like some insider thoughts; homes in Philadelphia are getting up there in price and if possible I'd like to avoid a costly mistake. I look forward to getting some inside perspective.

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    You don’t have to worry, a vast majority of the shootings have to deal with street beefs, they also are HIGHLY LIKELY to be targeted crimes. The average joe doesn’t get involved in shootings.

  • I'm looking to sell my house on moyamensing closer to McKean. We haven't posted the house yet but if you are interested in let me know.

May 28

N. Stalsomething posted 1 photo to Flickr:

May 23

Important Committee work at our meeting tonig...

Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Important Committee work at our meeting tonight!
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May 22

N. Stalsomething posted 1 photo to Flickr:

May 13

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate Love...

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate Love Your Park by cleaning the park areas. A very special Thank you to XFinity Live! for providing the funding for our ponies.

    Friends of Marconi Plaza
    Thank you to all who helped us celebrate Love Your Park by cleaning the park areas. A very special Thank you to XFinity Live! for providing the funding for our ponies.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    Events: Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!
    GSK Science in the Summer(tm) is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and taught by certified teachers, this program gets kids excited about science with hands-on experiments.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 11

Just a reminder: Tomorrow, May 12 is Love You...

Just a reminder: Tomorrow, May 12 is Love Your Park Day at Marconi Plaza. Cleaning the park from 10 am till noon. meet at the bocce court..........rakes, gloves and bags are provided ......Pony rides and face painting at 15th and Bigler Sts. from noon till 3 pm. Rain is forecasted to end by 9 am, so everything at this time is a go.....

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May 11

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Shot Tower ...

    Shot Tower Playground
    Shot Tower Playground. 1.3K likes. 131 Carpenter St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 685-1592
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May 09

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philly Heal...

Please take a minute to use this link to email City Council and Mayor Kenney.

    Tell Mayor Kenney and City Council: Clean up Philly schools
    The PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting our air, water and open spaces.
    https://pennenvironment.webaction.org

May 08

Vare Washington Home and School is hosting mo...

Vare Washington Home and School is hosting movie night this Friday, May 11, showing "The Incredibles". Doors open at 5:45, movie starts at 6:30 sharp! Tickets are $3 at the door and include a slice of pizza and bottled water. This event is open to the community, so everyone is welcome!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington. 336 likes. We are a group of parents and community members invested in supporting our neighborhood school.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 07

Just a brief note about a dog park in Marconi...

Just a brief note about a dog park in Marconi Plaza....a dog park is costly to enclose in fencing and it must be maintained by an administrative group with rules and regulations. Our friends group does not have the personnel to initiate or maintain such an undertaking. Interested parties can approach this with the city and check out feasibility.

    https://www.facebook.com

May 07

We have been receiving many complaints about ...

We have been receiving many complaints about dog owners allowing their dogs to run free off of leashes. This practice is against the law and can be dangerous to children and other dogs. Please have your dog leashed in Marconi Plaza, both east and west sides and please, pick up your dog's waste. Again, it is the law and it is common courtesy.

    https://www.facebook.com

May 06

Please join us for our Love Your Park Week ac...

Please join us for our Love Your Park Week activities on Saturday, May 12, 2018. We will be cleaning the park from 10 am till noon and we will meet at the bocce court. We supply rakes, gloves and bags. At noon till 3 pm there will be pony rides and face painting at 15th and Bigler Streets.

    https://www.facebook.com

May 06

Thank you to everyone who came out to Herman'...

Thank you to everyone who came out to Herman's Coffee this morning! We had a successful raffle and many beautiful kaleidoscopes created by the kids. Congrats to Devin for winning the Coffee Roasting Experience!

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Thank you to everyone who came out to Herman's Coffee this morning! We had a successful raffle and many beautiful kaleidoscopes created by the kids. Congrats to Devin for winning the Coffee Roasting...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 06

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Herman's Co...

See you soon!

    Herman's Coffee
    Starting at 10:00 today, we'll have Foolish Waffles here for Sunday Brunch and Friends of Vare-Washington hosting a free kids activity and a raffle.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 05

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Foobooz's p...

Join us tomorrow!

    Foobooz
    Five restaurants to hit up this weekend: https://bit.ly/2Eqf6a5
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May 03

Please join Principal Duberstein for an open ...

Please join Principal Duberstein for an open house on Monday, May 7 at 9am. There will be a K teacher meet and greet with Ms. Booker, school tour, registration support and Q&A session. It is primarily for parents, but there will be a K meet and greet for kids (so long as the new principal approves it) for the kids to meet in August.

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington. 336 likes. We are a group of parents and community members invested in supporting our neighborhood school.
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 25

Hi Park Friends! We are seeking volunteer...

Hi Park Friends! We are seeking volunteers for the Broad Street Run! We are looking for 200 volunteers to help make the Broad Street Run a zero waste event! Philacycle volunteers will be overseeing a tri-material waste station, directing runners/spectators to drop their trash in the appropriate bin (waste, compost, recycling). If you are interested in joining us, please check out the website below to sign up. And please feel free to spread the word about this volunteer opportunity to your networks! Thank you for helping us make Philly a more sustainable city :) https://www.recyclebank.com/philacycle/events/2018/BlueCrossBroadStreetRun

    Philacycle - Events - 2018 Blue Cross Broad Street Run
    When you arrive, look for a Philacycle representative who will help give you instructions and direct you to one of the Waste Stations. Philacycler Volunteers are responsible for manning one tri-material waste station, located along the route. Waste stations are comprised of three bins: waste, compost, and recycling.
    https://www.recyclebank.com

Apr 24

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Row House R...

    Row House Recollections
    1936. George Washington School Under construction. 5th&Washington
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