1 hour ago

Friends Of Hackett shared Beacon's photo.

    Beacon
    We've had a couple week break & we're excited to jump back in NEXT Wednesday! We hope to see you at 3:30pm in the Hackett library. Please see Ms. Lux in the school office for a permission slip. See...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Teachers and educators: We are always happy t...

Teachers and educators: We are always happy to welcome your classes to the library! Learn more and schedule a visit here: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/programs/school-partnerships/ Or give us a call at 215-685-9992.

    School Partnerships
    Select libraries and schools across Philadelphia are partnering to teach a 6-week social studies curriculum designed jointly by teachers and librarians. Sign up here if you'd like to bring the curriculum to your school. Sign up for an exciting field trip with your local neighborhood library!
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

28 hours ago

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week! We will be open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday and closed on Thursday for Thanskgiving. Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hats Monday: Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. Monday: ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Monday: Yoga 6:00 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Tuesday: LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Turkey Candy Bag Wednesday: Open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday: Closed for Thanksgiving Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week! We will be open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday and closed on Thursday for Thanskgiving. Monday: LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Thanksgiving Pilgrim Hats...
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

NKCDC shared an event to East Kensington Neig...

Come learn about important environmental health topics in the home at this workshop! Get advice on how to protect your family from lead, mold, and asthma. The EPA will provide free lead testing and the Clean Air Council will help you monitor your air (and receive a $25 giftcard for your participation!). facebook.com/events/1694664790557938/

    Environmental Health Workshop
    https://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

What time is dismissal this week? I can’t fin...

What time is dismissal this week? I can’t find anything in the school site.

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Friends Of Hackett added 4 new photos.

Thanks to everyone who made it out to our Happy Hour Fundraiser at Bait & Switch Seafood Bar yesterday!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 849 likes. The mission of the Friends of Hackett is to provide support to all current and future Hackett Elementary students, teachers, staff, and parents.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Just a reminder that the EKNA General Members...

Just a reminder that the EKNA General Membership Meeting is this Monday Nov 20th at 6:30 at Philadelphia Brewing. We’ll be holding elections for President, VP, Treasurer and 3 Board Member At Large seats. Come make your voice heard and learn how you can get involved in some great neighborhood projects.

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Friends Of Hackett shared a link.

    In a historic vote, a divided SRC moves to abolish itself
    The School Reform Commission, the state-devised panel that has ruled the Philadelphia School District for 16 years, voted to dissolve itself Thursday night, declaring the era of distress for the city's schools over. - Kristen A. Graham, Maddie Hanna, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

5 days ago

The 26th Police District Advisory Committee i...

The 26th Police District Advisory Committee is hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 13th. A chance to do some holiday shopping and support your local police

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    The 26th Police District Advisory Committee is hosting a Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 13th. A chance to do some holiday shopping and support your local police
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Friends Of Hackett shared their event.

Today 5-7pm at Bait & Switch!

    Happy Hour Fundraiser
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

THURSDAY 11/16/17 WE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PU...

THURSDAY 11/16/17 WE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC! SEE YOU ON FRIDAY!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    THURSDAY 11/16/17 WE WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC! SEE YOU ON FRIDAY!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Brooke Hoffman shared an event to Friends Of ...

Hopefully this is on the radar of Hackett families! If not, it's not too late to come out! We'll have soft pretzels, drinks, and fruit! Hope to see you there! TONIGHT at 5:30pm

    We need You at Penn Treaty's "Feedback & Findings" Meeting!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Church bus stolen

Greetings from Firm Hope Baptist Church,
This is the time of year that Firm Hope distribute Thanksgiving Baskets to the community. Our Pastor Richard A. Harris travels 2hours away twice a week to make sure no one is hungry in our community.
Sometime Monday, our church bus was stolen. We transport Seniors and challenged adults for Sunday Service.
We transport our youth basketball team "The Kings" to away games.
Please offer whatever help you can so the masses will not suffer.

Firm Hope Baptist Church
2311-17 E. Alburn Street
215634-2486
Firmhopebaptist@gmail.com

6 days ago

Nov 14

Friends Of Hackett shared their event.

We're looking forward to our first Happy Hour Fundraiser of the school year this Thursday from 5-7pm! Bait & Switch Seafood Bar will generously donate $1 from each drink sold towards our project to update the stage lighting in the cafeteria. Hope to see you there!

    Happy Hour Fundraiser
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

EKNA and NKCDC are looking for an event coord...

EKNA and NKCDC are looking for an event coordinator to manage the beloved Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Fest. As anyone who lives in East Kensington knows, this is the best day of the year and we are looking to make this May's festival the best yet by bringing on an event coordinator to work with NKCDC and ENKA. If you're interested in event planning and community development as well as getting a lot of people to have a great time, please check out the RFP to submit your proposal today. http://www.nkcdc.org/kksd-coordinator/

    NKCDC - KKSD Event Coordinator
    Event coordinator will assist with the logistical details of hosting the 12th Annual KKSD and Arts Festival on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Contract term for project planning, execution, and wrap-up/summary will run from January through June of 2018.
    http://www.nkcdc.org

Nov 13

Today at 4:00! Snacks, stories, crafts, and g...

Today at 4:00! Snacks, stories, crafts, and games!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Today at 4:00! Snacks, stories, crafts, and games!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Native American Week Monday: Autumn Celebration 4:00 p.m. Monday: ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Monday: Yoga 6:00 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Tuesday: LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Dream Catchers Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Totem Poles Thursday: LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Teepees Saturday: LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Bracelets

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.: Native American Week Monday: Autumn Celebration 4:00 p.m. Monday: ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Monday: Yoga 6:00 p.m....
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

Nov 12

Nov 10

Construction Club today at 3:30!

Construction Club today at 3:30!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Construction Club today at 3:30!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    2831 MEMPHIS ST Issued November 8, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STADARD 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.

    2872 CEDAR ST Issued November 8, 2017 Comment

Nov 09

Nov 08

Here are a few tips from the 26th Police Dist...

Here are a few tips from the 26th Police District on how to prevent burglaries. With the holidays approaching and more packages being dropped off, please consider a few of these tips to keep you and the neighborhood safe

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    Here are a few tips from the 26th Police District on how to prevent burglaries. With the holidays approaching and more packages being dropped off, please consider a few of these tips to keep you and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 07

Friends Of Hackett shared Penn Treaty SSD's p...

It's looking great!

    Penn Treaty SSD
    Happy to help out Beacon with their Hackett School Library Mural!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 07

Autumn Celebration next Monday, November 13 a...

Autumn Celebration next Monday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m.! Celebrate the season before it's gone! Join us for autumn stories and a fun craft.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Autumn Celebration next Monday, November 13 at 4:00 p.m.! Celebrate the season before it's gone! Join us for autumn stories and a fun craft.
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 06

Kelli Walsh shared an event to East Kensingto...

We're still looking for vendors! Contact kwalsh@nkcdc.org for more details!

    Small Business Saturday Holiday Flea Market
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 06

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday: ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Monday: Yoga 6:00 p.m. Monday: Powers Park Conservancy/Richmond Friends Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Tuesday: Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Tuesday: LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: Riverwards Community Council Meeting 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: Meditation 6:30 p.m. Thursday: LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Closed for Veterans Days

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday: ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Monday: Yoga 6:00 p.m. Monday: Powers Park Conservancy/Richmond Friends Meeting...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 06

Nov 04

Nov 02

Check out the November Early Literacy Calenda...

Check out the November Early Literacy Calendar: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3116

    Blog: November 2017 Early Literacy Calendar
    This month, we are celebrating Native American Heritage Month, and the unique contributions to children's books made by Native/First Nations authors and illustrators. When you were little, do you remember the happiness you felt while smelling fresh bread? When seeing the face of someone you love? When dancing or playing a drum?
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Nov 02

Man shot dead in Kensington

Police have identified the victim as Shannon Blassengale of the 2200 block of East Ann Street.

    Man shot dead in Kensington
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS LIVE: Update on shooting of Camden police officer WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS LIVE: Update on shooting of Camden police officer Police say a suspect is in custody after a 27-year-old man was shot to death in Philadelphia's Kensington's neighborhood. It happened around 8:35 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 02

Police probing 3 deadly shootings in city overnight

...a man fatally shot in Port Richmond Wednesday night as Shannon Blassengale, 27, of the 2300 block of East Ann Street in Port Richmond. Shortly before 8:30 p.m., police responded to Gaul and Monmouth...

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

About 1:26 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1600 block of West Lippincott Street in North Philadelphia, where they found a 23-year-old man inside a vehicle, suffering...

In another North Philadelphia shooting, about 10 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to the 2800 block of West Harold Street, where they found two victims, one who died shortly afterward. Saleem Mitchell, 32, shot once...

    Police probing 3 deadly shootings in city overnight
    Police were investigating three deadly shootings that occurred in the city from Wednesday night into early Thursday. About 1:26 a.m. Thursday, police responded to the 1600 block of West Lippincott Street in North Philadelphia, where they found a 23-year-old man inside a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound to the left side of his body.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 02

Nov 01

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

    Grab a a shovel, meet a neighbor, lets get this park together!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 01

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FRONT BRICK WALL BULGED, INSTALLATION OF THREE (3) STAR BOLTS PER ENGINEER LETTER. STAR BOLT INSTALLATION AT SECOND FLOOR LEVEL. ADDITIONAL ENGINEERING REPORT / INSPECTION NEEDED AFTER INSTALLATION OF STAR BOLTING TO DETERMINE ABATEMENT OF UNSAFE CONDITION. ADDITIONAL REPAIR OR DESIGNED PERMANENT REPAIR TO BE IMPLEMENTED AND ADDITIONAL PERMIT TO BE OBTAINED. PERMIT TO COMPLY CASE #543266 ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 543266. CONTACT AREA INSPECTOR PRIOR TO START OF WORK.

    2870 AMBER ST Issued October 30, 2017 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVAL OF DETERIORATED PORTIONS OF FRONT PORCH AND REPLACEMENT WITH LIKE IN KIND MATERIALS. NO CHANGE IN SIZE OR LOCATION

    2319 E CAMBRIA ST Issued October 30, 2017 Comment

About

EveryBlock collects 20 types of news in Philadelphia — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 2840-2862 Janney St.

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Xu Ren Meghan Kolp Ralph Whitehead Chena Saunders Jeffrey Staab Robert Smith Yayah Ali Clint Holloway George Nelson Don Thompson

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address