16 hours ago

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Blue Christmas service in Somerton - Northeast Times
    Immanuel Lutheran Church, 14100 Worthington Road, will host a Blue Christmas service on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. The service is designed to be an experience of encouragement and hope for those...
    https://northeasttimes.com

2 days ago

A current topic of conversation in the neighb...

A current topic of conversation in the neighborhood today: https://www.philasd.org/studentrights/programsservices/attendance-truancy/

    Attendance & Truancy
    The School District of Philadelphia is responsible for enforcing the compulsory school attendance laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for properly recording student attendance and maintaining student records. The School District of Philadelphia is dedicated to the academic achievement and success for all students. Regular school attendance is an integral part of that success.
    https://www.philasd.org

5 days ago

Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SAN...

Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SANTA!!!!! We know him!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SANTA!!!!! We know him!
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Dec 02

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    'Winter Fountains' celebrates a Ben Franklin discovery through art
    A new art installation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway aims to get travelers and visitors to reflect on one of Franklin's important discoveries. "Winter Fountains" is a digital art animation piece of icy particles projected onto four domes on the Parkway.
    https://whyy.org

Dec 01

Je me souviens

Je me souviens

    Quebec Government Bans The Greeting "Bonjour-Hi" And People Are Tearing It Apart On Twitter
    Quebec is now saying au revoir to the common greeting "Bonjour-hi" commonly used throughout the province, but especially in English-speaking and tourist epicentres like Montreal. Provincial lawmakers introduced a mandate on Thursday that calls on businesses to no longer use the hyphenated greeting. Instead, businesses and shop owners should greet their customers simply with "bonjour."
    https://www.narcity.com

Dec 01

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    A Fire Department Posted a Terrifying Safety Warning About Space Heaters
    As cold and stormy weather rolls in for large parts of the country, an Oregon fire department is warning residents about a scary winter safety risk that can put your family in danger. Umatilla Country Fire District #1 shared an alarming photo of a melted and charred power strip on Facebook this Sunday showing the damage an overloaded outlet can cause.
    http://www.housebeautiful.com

Nov 30

Stay safe!

Stay safe!

    Crime log: Nov. 29, 2017 - Northeast Times
    Nov. 13 through 26 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address. 2nd Police District There were seven reported robberies in the time period, three of which happened on the street (5200 Howland St.
    https://northeasttimes.com

Nov 29

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    How to Winterize Your Lawn Mower
    If you didn't read the owner's manual for your mower, don't skip these maintenance tips before stowing your mower. Here's how to winterize your lawn mower, from the pros at Consumer Reports.
    https://www.consumerreports.org

Nov 22

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations wi...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will close today, Wednesday 11/22, at 3PM. We will also be closed on Thursday, 11/23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please use our drop boxes to return materials. Have a safe holiday! 🦃🦃🦃

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Nov 21

Friends of Pennypack Park shared Northeast Ti...

    Volunteers clean up Pennypack Park - Northeast Times
    Thirty-one volunteers recently cleaned the area of Pennypack Park around Frankford and Solly avenues. Here are some of the items removed: tires, milk crates, Styrofoam coolers, chairs, blankets...
    https://northeasttimes.com

Nov 21

We are finally getting our security cameras i...

We are finally getting our security cameras installed! Unfortunately, that means that there may be a delay checking in/out, an area may be closed off for your safety, or you may not be able to hear too well. Please be gentle with us while we are "under construction".

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 20

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

Are you cooking for the holidays?

    Keep Food Poisoning Off the Menu
    Follow Consumer Reports' expert tips to prevent food poisoning. Protect your family and your holiday guests by taking these easy precautions.
    https://www.consumerreports.org

Nov 16

Tonight!!!!

Tonight!!!!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Tonight!!!!
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Nov 16

It's the third Thursday of the month, so you ...

It's the third Thursday of the month, so you know what that means-we will be opening at 2 for Staff Development. Please use our drop boxes to return materials or visit NE Regional for in-house service. We're sorry for the inconvenience!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 15

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

TONIGHT!!!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Space is limited, sign up now!
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Nov 14

George Washington High School A Thanksgiving Feast with the FOP Thur 11-16-2017 6pm-8pm

In partnership with our local police, George Washington High School Culinary students would like to serve a Thanksgiving feast to their fellow community members. Cost is free, but space is limited! Please RSVP and tell us how many people are in your party.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gwhs-thanksgiving-feast-with-the-fop-tickets-39421019330

DATE AND TIME
Thu, November 16, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
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LOCATION
Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5
11630 Caroline Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

    GWHS Thanksgiving Feast with the FOP
    In partnership with our local police, GWHS Culinary students would like to serve a Thanksgiving feast to their fellow community members. Cost is free, but space is limited! Please RSVP and tell us how many people are in your party.
    http://eventbrite.com

Nov 14

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

For renters looking to own

    A first-timer's guide to buying a home in Philly
    Buying a home in a city is, more often than not, out of reach for the vast majority of urban dwellers in the U.S. But it's different here in Philly. This has long been a buyer's city-52.6 percent of Philadelphians were homeowners in 2015, according to Pew research.
    https://philly.curbed.com

Nov 11

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations ar...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations are closed today, Saturday 11/11, in observance of Veteran's Day. Please use our drop boxes to return materials. For Sunday service, please visit NE Regional from 1-5.

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    All Free Library of Philadelphia locations are closed today, Saturday 11/11, in observance of Veteran's Day. Please use our drop boxes to return materials. For Sunday service, please visit NE...
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Nov 11

Nov 11

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Coffee with a Cop
    Maybe you have a problem you want addressed, maybe you want to know what it is like to be a police officer, or maybe you just want to get to know your...
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Nov 08

Be safe!

Be safe!

    Search continues for serial robber in NE - Northeast Times
    The FBI/Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public's assistance to identify and locate the armed man responsible for robbing two Northeast banks in three days...
    https://northeasttimes.com

Nov 08

We are closed today, Wednesday 11/8, due to n...

We are closed today, Wednesday 11/8, due to no heat. We hope to have it fixed by tomorrow. Please use our drop boxes to return materials, or visit Welsh Rd and NE Regional for in-house service. We're sorry for the inconvenience

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

We have no heat and probably won't open. Stay...

We have no heat and probably won't open. Stay tuned!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 07

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

The Parks and Recreation Commission holds meetings during the year and travels to parks, recreation centers, and facilities throughout the city. The Commission invites and encourages anyone interested in learning about what’s going on with the Commission and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to attend. Members of the public are encouraged to speak directly to the Commission and Parks & Recreation staff on matters that interest them.

    ‎Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Commission Public Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 06

Get ready for tomorrow!

Get ready for tomorrow!

    Committee of Seventy - November 7, 2017 General Election
    Seventy's Digital Ballot Tool is back for the November 7, 2017 election. Powered by CivicEngine and a product of BallotReady, the tool allows voters to compile their candidate choices and ballot question answers before heading to the polls. Give it a try and share with your network.
    https://seventy.org

Nov 06

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Philadelphia Streets:
    The Leaf Collection and Recycling Program is one of several services provided by the Streets Department to honor the City's ongoing commitment to recycling. This program helps reduce the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saves landfill space. Mechanical collection and bagged drop-off services are provided.
    http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Nov 05

Don't forget to turn your clocks back an hour...

Don't forget to turn your clocks back an hour if you haven't already done so!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 04

There are still a few hours left to visit Geo...

There are still a few hours left to visit George Washington High School's Community Day! Come see us on the football field, past all the food trucks!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 02

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Kicks Off For Season - LevittownNow.com
    The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Teresa Miller, along with Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne, joined by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown, and representatives from local utility companies kicked off the start of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application process for the 2017-18 season at the United Way of Lancaster County.
    http://levittownnow.com

Nov 02

FROM: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Se...

FROM: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services WHAT: Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace Health Insurance DESCRIPTION: You can enroll in or change 2018 Marketplace health insurance right now. The 2018 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017. IMPORTANT: 2018 Open Enrollment is shorter than in previous years This is a shorter enrollment period than previous years, so it’s important to act quickly. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2018 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2018. • November 1, 2017: Open Enrollment started — first day to enroll, re-enroll, or change a 2018 insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace • December 15, 2017: Last day to enroll in or change plans for 2018 coverage. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. • January 1, 2018: 2018 coverage starts, if premium paid FOR MORE INFORMATION / TO GET STARTED: Go to https://www.healthcare.gov/ and follow prompts.

    Get 2018 health coverage. Health Insurance Marketplace
    Official site of Affordable Care Act. Enroll now for 2018 coverage. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you.
    https://www.healthcare.gov

Nov 01

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    The five most important things to know about Obamacare now
    After so much talk of "repeal and replace," even people who work in health care - like me - can feel confused about the Affordable Care Act. Fortunately, a few basic facts can help straighten things out. - Paula Bussard, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 01

George Washington High School 1st Annual Community Fair Sat 11-04-2017 11am-3pm

Please come out and join Victims United Against Crime Town Watch & George Washington High School for their 1st community school fair Saturday 11-04-2017 11am-3pm @ 10175 Bustleton Ave (7th Police District PSA 3)

Oct 31

Be safe!

Be safe!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Be safe!
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Oct 29

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    SEPTA asks the public to check their schedules in advance of traveling due to weather
    SEPTA is urging customers to check their schedules in advance of traveling Monday, October 30, due to weather concerns. Because the forecast calls for more rain into Monday, October 30, and winds are expected to be strong, the public is asked to check for service updates.
    http://www.fox29.com

Oct 27

School got out at 11:07, so you may want to a...

School got out at 11:07, so you may want to avoid the area for a half hour or so

    https://www.facebook.com

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