3 days ago

Hello friends! As you may know, we are curren...

Hello friends! As you may know, we are currently fundraising to rebuild the Vare Washington schoolyard. If you would like to help support or project, please consider purchasing a tshirt. A link to the order form is below. You can mail payment to me (email marianne.schilling@gmail.com for my address), or bring it to our meeting on July 25. Deadline for orders is August 1. Thank you for your support!

    Shirtfundraiserorderform
    Vare-Washington Elementary Schoolyard Kick-Off Fundraiser Help raise money to help fund our schoolyard and show your school spirit during your Summer Break: Future Schoolyard (photo credit: Community Design Collaborative) NAME: _______________________ PHONE:____...
    http://docs.google.com

3 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cove...

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Friends of Vare-Washington updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITN NFPA 13R, WITH A TWO-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.(PLANS SUBMITTED ON A/P #869010).

    1425 S HOWARD ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITN NFPA 13R, WITH A TWO-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.(PLANS SUBMITTED ON A/P #869010)

    1421 S HOWARD ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment
  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITN NFPA 13R, WITH A TWO-INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.ALL WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED BY A FIRE SUPPRESSION CONTRACTOR LICENSED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.

    1417 S HOWARD ST Issued July 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Jul 07

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200AMP SERVICE PANEL & GROUNDING SWITCHES, OUTLETS, LIGHTS SMOKE DETECTORS TO 2008 CODE.

    1423 S HOWARD ST Issued June 27, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WIRE ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER 2008 NEC.

    1417 S HOWARD ST Issued June 27, 2018 Comment

Jul 05

Jul 03

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a Page.

Please follow Philadelphia Board of Education!

    Philadelphia Board of Education
    Philadelphia Board of Education. 47 likes · 10 talking about this. The Philadelphia Board of Education ensures quality schools in every neighborhood through governance of the School District.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 03

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,980 views

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Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 56,590 views

Commercial Robbery 7236 Germantown Ave DC 18 14 013878 - Duration: 3:46. 1,290 views

Abduction 2000 Orkney St DC 18 26 026871 - Duration: 3:56. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,224 views

Multiple Commercial Burglaries 2043 Eastburn Ave and 2012 69th Ave DC 18 14 55052 DC 18 14 55071 - Duration: 2:48. PhiladelphiaPolice 33 views

Multiple Commercial Burglaries 2043 Eastburn Ave and 2012 69th Ave DC 18 14 55052 DC 18 14 55071 - Duration: 2:48. PhiladelphiaPolice 33 views

Explosives Incident 1860 E Allegheny Ave DC 18 24 052187 - Duration: 3:28. 1,120 views

Robbery 1605 W Allegheny Ave DC# 14 39 007950 - Duration: 2:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,573 views

Homicide 400 block of West Venango St DC 18 25 049745 - Duration: 1:27. PhiladelphiaPolice 5,685 views

    Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876
    Incident #1: DC 18-26-026067 On June-21, 2018, at 2:53 pm, an unknown black male entered the Dunkin Donuts located at 532 West Lehigh Avenue and approach an employee, an 18 year-old female, demanding money from the cash register. The suspect then removed an item of clothing (possibly a hat) ordering the employee to place the money inside of it.
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Jul 02

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Mayor Jim K...

Hey Vare Washington students! Here's a fantastic opportunity for you to share your ideas! Please apply!

    Non-voting Student Representative - Board of Education
    The Board of Education shall include a non-voting student representative that serves in an advisory capacity to represent the interests of students in Philadelphia. Click here for more information on the application and selection process!
    https://www.philasd.org

Jun 30

Jun 29

Jun 28

Happy Fourth of July: You can buy real fireworks in Pennsylvania now

(Protip: Keystone Novelties scored a temporary license at 1851 S. Columbus Blvd. You’re welcome.)

    Happy Fourth of July: You can buy real fireworks in Pennsylvania now
    This is the first Independence Day in almost 80 years that Philadelphians will be legally allowed to set off airborne fireworks. We've got the state House of Representatives to thank (or blame, depending on your point of view). In October 2017, the legislative body officially repealed the Fireworks Act of 1939, aka the statewide Fourth of July party-pooper.
    https://billypenn.com

Jun 27

Jun 26

Jun 25

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philadelphi...

    Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
    The new Board of Education's first public meeting is on Monday, July 9 at 5:00 p.m. You're invited! This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Board's goals and structure, and how you can...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 25

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    Board of Education releases public's top concerns
    More than 400 people who attended five public listening sessions for incoming Board of Education members outlined myriad concerns about the School District, from inadequate funding to student bullying to communication with parents.
    http://thenotebook.org

Jun 25

Commercial Burglary 300 E Allegheny Ave DC 18 24 051972

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. 2,921 views

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Commercial Burglary 300 E Allegheny Ave DC 18 24 051972

    Commercial Burglary 300 E Allegheny Ave DC 18 24 051972
    On June 20, 2018, at approximately 4:26 am, an unknown male gained entry to the warehouse of PA Home Supply Corp located at 300 East Allegheny Avenue.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Jun 23

Friends of Vare-Washington shared a link.

    "Fun Safe Philly Summer" hands out free meals to children.
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE No child should ever go hungry. That's the goal behind a program that kicked off Tuesday in North Philadelphia. Mayor Jim Kenney joined the organization "Fun Safe Philly Summer" in handing out free meals to children at Reyburn Park.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 23

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A VENT FREE FIREPLACE PER THE MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS BY OTHERS. NO ROOF OR WALL PENETRATIONS REQUIRED.

    1419 S HOWARD ST Issued June 21, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A VENT FREE FIREPLACE PER THE MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATIONS INTO FRAMING PROVIDED BY OTHERS. NO ROOF OR WALL PENETRATIONS REQUIRED.

    1423 S HOWARD ST Issued June 21, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF A VENT FREE FIREPLACE PER THE MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATION INTO FRAMING PROVIDED BY OTHERS. NO ROOF OR WALL PENETRATIONS REQUIRED.

    1415 S HOWARD ST Issued June 21, 2018 Comment

Jun 22

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Philadelphi...

    Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Education
    Spread the word! PHLpreK is now enrolling children in FREE quality pre-K for the 2018-19 academic year! Find a program for your child today ➡ http://www.phlprek.org/programs/
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 17

Jun 17

Jun 15

6/16 -- Flea Market and Music & Art Event at CAPITOLO Park!

Flea Market with LIVE Music and Art in the Park!
Saturday, June 16th (9am to 3pm)
CAPITOLO Park, 9th & Federal Streets in South Philly

LIVE paint event with Anthony Torcasio, Seper, Priscilla Bell, Ben Howard, Sagamoor, Lawren Alice, with music by The Parlor, Doug Kaetz, Mark Nestman, Barrett Bohr, ShaneGreat, Ircasim, featuring New Sound Brass Band!

Jun 15

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    COMPLETE 100AMP SERVICE AND REWIRE THROUGHOUT PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    211 WILDER ST Issued June 13, 2018 Comment

Jun 13

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1600 Block S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. June 5, 2018 @ 12:41 p.m. Comment

Jun 11

Bart Blatstein drops request for Delaware River waterfront Wawa with gas pumps - for now

Blatstein’s plan for a big Wawa with gas pumps at the Tasker Street and South Columbus Boulevard site — part of a large tract where a Foxwoods casino once had been planned — was overwhelmingly rejected by community members at a meeting of the Pennsport Civic Association neighborhood group in March.

    Bart Blatstein drops request for Delaware River waterfront Wawa with gas pumps - for now
    Blatstein pulled the application last week for a variance from zoning rules barring gas pumps along central Philadelphia's Delaware River waterfront to mull other options with nearby neighbors who oppose the plan. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

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.

  • Steven Buller Beer Jesus

    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.

Jun 06

Safety in Queen Village

Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6...

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Lived in Queen Village since 1998. I have deterred many folks from moving here. So many changes the last 5 years. We do not have good police protection here. Basic assault , folks getting in your face does not get action. And lots of changes. The dynamics of the area has changed to under 30 crowd moving who has less respect for trash rules ( trash out 2-5 days earlier. More bike riders on sidewalks ( 10 kids under 6 months old in the area) . More cars not even doing stops. May 14 th, there were an incident near 2nd and Monroe around 1 pm and no one called the police . Sorry- and good folks I have known have moved.
I reccomw d Bella Vista area. Great neighborhood association ( Q.v. only cares about zoning,glossy mags with irreverent articles and education.- )
Sorry I just do not feel it is a good area anymore. I wish I could move but my mortgage is too low.

Jun 06

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3 WATER CLOSETS, 3 LAVY SINKS, 1 BATH TUB, 1 SHOWER, 1 LAUNDRY, 1 KITCHEN SINK, 1 GARBAGE DISPOSAL, 1 DISHWASHER & 1 ELECTRIC WATER HEATER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    211 WILDER ST Issued June 1, 2018 Comment

Jun 05

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1600 Block S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. June 5, 2018 @ 4:09 p.m. Comment
    • Thefts

      1600 Block S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. June 5, 2018 @ 4:18 p.m. Comment

Jun 03

Jun 01

At waterfront development site, a popular DIY rec space hangs in the balance

Blatstein originally acquired the parcel that includes Pier 60  — 1401-99 Columbus Blvd. — in 1993, only to sell it to a casino operator. Since reacquiring the deed in...

    At waterfront development site, a popular DIY rec space hangs in the balance
    As rush-hour traffic grinds to a halt along Columbus Boulevard one afternoon in May, a slow flow of bicycles moves in a perpendicular direction, intermittently cutting across the road toward the AAA building at the intersection with Tasker Street.
    https://whyy.org

May 30

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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