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Philly Man Escapes Masked Gunmen, Runs to Wawa For Help

One of the victims managed to break free and ran to a nearby Wawa on Bustleton Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard to find help, investigators said.

    Philly Man Escapes Masked Gunmen, Runs to Wawa For Help
    A Philadelphia man who had been bound and hit over the head by attempted robbers escaped his captors and fled to the nearest Wawa for help, police said. The ordeal started shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday in the Oxford Circle. Two masked gunman kicked open the victim's front door.
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The Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) guides the physical growth of Philadelphia with plans and policies that lead to the creation of well-designed, efficient and equitable places to live, work, and visit. Monthly Commission meetings are open to the public! 1. Action Item: Approval of the Meeting Minutes for January 16, 2018. 2. Executive Director's Update. STAFF PRESENTATIONS 3. Staff Presentation: Scrapyards and Auto Wrecking - White Paper (Presented by Martine DeCamp) 4. Staff Presentation: Upper Northwest District Plan Update (Presented by Ian Hegarty) 5. Action Item: Street type designation amendments - Complete Streets. (Presented by David Kanthor) 6. Action Item: Recommended FY2019-2024 Capital Program and Budget (Presented by John Haak) ZONING REMAPPING 7. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180003: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Girard Avenue, 5th Street, Spring Garden Street, 8th Street, Brown Street, and 9th Street, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilman Greenlee for Council President Clarke on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Ian Litwin) 8. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180005: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Euclid Street, 53rd Street, Morse Street, and Georges Lane." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Brian Wenrich) 9. Action Item: Zoning Bill 180075: "An Ordinance to amend the Philadelphia Zoning Maps by changing the zoning designations of certain areas of land located within an area bounded by Ashton Road, Old Ashton Road, Welsh Road, Axe Factory Road, Winchester Avenue, Holme Avenue, and Holme Circle Introduced by Councilmember Henon on February 1, 2018 (Presented by Greg Waldman) ZONING BOARD 10. Action Item: ZBA Calendar #32187 for 2035 E Lehigh Street (CDR Review: February 6, 2018; ZBA Hearing Date: February 21, 2018; Presented by David Fecteau). ZONING CODE AMENDMENTS 11. Action Item: Zoning Bill No. 180008: "An Ordinance amending Section 14-513 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled '/TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District,' to revise requirements and to designate several Transit-Oriented Development Transit Stations, all under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchezon January 25, 2018 (Presented by Mason Austin) STREETS 12. Action Item: Streets Bill No. 180004: "An Ordinance legalizing an existing retaining wall encroachment at 289 Osborn Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Jones on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 13. Action Item: Streets Bill No. 180009: "An Ordinance authorizing The Capital Group II, ('Owner') to install, own and maintain a proposed retaining wall and existing fence encroachment at 2000 McKinley Street, Philadelphia, PA 19149 ('Property'), under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez on January 25, 2018. (Presented by Sarah Chiu) 14. Action Item: Streets Bill 180080: "An Ordinance authorizing the relocation of the lines and the striking and abandonment of certain portions of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes and water main purposes extending from Meade Street to Gravers Lane, southwest of Shawnee Street on City Plan No. 165, thereby reducing the width of the said right-of-way, under certain terms and conditions." Introduced by Councilmember Basson February 1, 2018 (Presented by Sarah Chiu)

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