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An abandoned West Philly lot is on its way to becoming New Market West, a mixed-use community services and retail complex

Sometimes you just want to go where everybody knows your name or at least they treat you like they do. That’s Mount Hebron Baptist Church at 1419 Wharton St. in South Philadelphia.

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City and state leaders, including Gov. Tom Wolf, center, were among those to participate in the groundbreaking of New Market West, a retail and community services complex at Market and 59th streets on Friday. — Tribune Photos Michael D’Onofrio

...of Horizon House, said the organization will move its offices from its current location at 120 S. 30th St. to New Market West, along with upwards of 300 staff members. Wilush added that many...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
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Newbold CDC shared Hardena/Waroeng Surabaya's...

OMG, Hardena/Waroeng Surabaya! This is so exciting! :)

    Here Are Philly's James Beard Semifinalists for 2018
    The region scored 14 nominations across seven categories this year. The James Beard Award semifinalists were announced this morning - and as with last year's semis, big-name chefs and some of the city's best who have only recently been recognized by the mainstream (hello, Hardena!) are on the list.
    https://www.phillymag.com

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East Passyunk Community Recreation Center sha...

Due to the holiday weekend there will not be dance class Saturday.

    SUPER STAR Studios
    Reminder....NO CLASSES tomorrow due to holiday weekend! Enjoy!😘😁
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Hope to see you tonight at our Jazz Event - g...

Hope to see you tonight at our Jazz Event - great live music and snacks! 7 pm tonight! Featuring V. Shayn Frederick $5 donation supports our family programming events throughout the year - and includes some delicious cheese and crackers. For an additional $5, 2 libation tickets. Thank you to our Sponsor Vin Cafe

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Further listings…

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

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Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 1-           State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Further listings...
    Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500. Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Feb.
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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    PROPOSED ERECTION OF 3 STORY SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING W/ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY PILOT HOUSE AS PER PLAN.

    1510 S COLORADO ST Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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Updated Feb. 15th

Feb. 15-           Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

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Feb. 15-          State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Feb. 15-          Young Democrats hold Officers’ Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 15-          5th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Annual Dinner at Hahnko, 444 N. 4th St., 7-11 p.m. $100. Candidates welcome. RSVP: mpboylelaw@verizon.net.

Feb. 16-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell hosts African American History Month at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8:30 p.m. Free dinner, positive entertainment, giveaways for the family. For info: Mike Ross (484) 250-9055.

Feb. 17-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Petition Party at Myers Rec Ctr., 5801 Kingsessing Ave., 11 a.m.

Feb. 17-          34th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Tom Wolf for Governor Petition Party at 403 N. 64th St., 1 p.m.

Feb. 17-          Pa. Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts Fundraiser at VBA Cl., 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7-11 p.m. $5 cover, drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Updated Feb. 15th
    Feb. 15- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Feb. 15- Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking. Feb. 15- Young Democrats hold Officers' Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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Newbold Civic Association shared Friends of G...

Looking at schools in Newbold/West Passyunk/Girard Estates? Check out the Kindergarten open house at Stephen Girard Elementary!

    Stephen Girard Elementary Kindergarten Open House
    Please save the date and spread the word! Details forthcoming.
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    COMPLETE REWIRE THROUGH OUT- 200 AMP SERVICE, ALL PROPER BONDIBG,GROUNDING, SMOKE AND C/O DETECTORS, INSTALLATIONS OF ALL OUTLETS, SWITCHES, GFCI OUTLETS AND LIGHTING- ALL INSTALLATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC

    1541 S 15TH ST Issued February 12, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE, WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (FOR STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1443 S COLORADO ST Issued February 13, 2018 Comment
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    INSTALL 2 HVAC UNITS WITH DUCTWORK (MIXED USE)

    1514 TASKER ST Issued February 12, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    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.

    1307 S HICKS ST Issued February 12, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    NEW CONSTRUCTION OF THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE, WITH CELLAR, ROOF DECK AND ACCESS PILOT HOUSE (FOR STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY). USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING. SEE PLANS APPROVED UNDER PERMIT AP# 844505

    1445 S COLORADO ST Issued February 13, 2018 Comment

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EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates -

EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates -

    EPBN Elections 2018 - Slate of Candidates
    Dear Friends & Neighbors, Happy Valentines Day from EPBN! And what better way to celebrate a holiday with love as its theme than by doing something everyone loves? We're of course talking about one of our favorite things in the world - participating in free and open democratic elections that have a direct impact on our and our community's daily lives!
    https://us2.campaign-archive.com

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FURTHER LISTINGS

Feb. 27- Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

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Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21- State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 22- Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22- Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 23- State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2- State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 16- Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

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Philly School News shared Neighbors Investing...

G.W. Childs Elementary is hosting two upcoming tours. Get in to see this neighborhood school at 16th and Wharton. The first tour is tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 15th at 5 pm. The second tour will take place during the school day, on Friday, February 23rd at 9 am. Both tours will be led by the principal, Dr. Eileen Coutts, and should last about 45 minutes.

    School Tour
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Hey Neighbors, especially those of you in the...

Hey Neighbors, especially those of you in the vicinity of Reed & Bancroft or 15th & Tasker, There is an EPBN Zoning meeting tomorrow with projects from both of those locations presenting: 1443 Tasker Street: The owner wants to show the community what she's done to get a commercial tenant in the first floor. 1620 Reed Street is application for a 3 story triplex on the vacant lot at the southwest corner of Reed and Bancroft. So, start your Valentine's Day off right with some sultry and sensual zoning! Wednesday Feb 14 - 6:30pm Free Library of Philadelphia 1700 South Broad

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Newbold CDC shared Newbold Civic Association'...

    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
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Donald Morrison posted 3 photos to Flickr:

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Newbold Civic Association added an event.

Did you know that the City of Philadelphia has a bold goal of becoming 90% zero waste and litter-free by 2035? Come learn about the plan from the Zero Waste and Litter Director and the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Director.

    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
    Monthly Meeting: Learn about the Zero Waste Plan for PHL
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JOB ALERT: @PhilaParkandRec is hiring 400 lif...

JOB ALERT: @PhilaParkandRec is hiring 400 lifeguards this summer, starting at $12.33/hour. Do you have what it takes? Secure your spot today ➡️ bit.ly/pprlifeguard

    City of Philadelphia: How to Become a Lifeguard
    Official site of the City of Philadelphia, includes information on municipal services, permits, licenses, records for citizens and businesses
    http://www.phila.gov

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East Passyunk Community Recreation Center sha...

Join us this Friday!

    East Passyunk Community Center Jazz Night
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