1 hour ago

Calling all change-makers! Do you have an ide...

Calling all change-makers! Do you have an idea for a project or initiative to create change and make an impact in East Kensington? We are considering applications for our next round of mini-grants! EKNA supports local initiatives through our mini-grants, or awards of up to $500 to support projects benefiting the residents of East Kensington. Past recipients include Kensington Community Food Co-op, Hagert St. Playground, and Rock to the Future. Do you have a great idea for East Kensington? Submit your application to secretary@ekna.org by January 30th! Please include your budget, desired amount of funding, and the impact a mini-grant will have on the EKNA community. Learn more about mini-grants here: https://www.ekna.org/mini-grants/

    Mini-Grants
    The East Kensington Neighbors Association's mission is to organize the voice, concerns, and the action of East Kensington (EK) residents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    https://www.ekna.org

8 hours ago

8 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A NEW 1'-1/2" INCH FIRE SERVICE LINE WITH BACKFLOW PREVENTOR FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM PER NFPA 13R. FIRE SUPPRESSION PLANS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPROVED BUILDING PLANS. ANY DEVIATIONS WILL REQUIRE UPDATED PLANS.

    2545 N FRONT ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH A ROOF DECK AND ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICATION. FOR USE AS SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING.

    1902 E CUMBERLAND ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #578707 FOR FENCE BUILT WITHOUT PERMITS; FOR THE ERECTION OF AN EIGHT (8) FOOT TALL NON-MASONRY FENCE AROUND THE ENTIRE PERIMETER OF A VACANT LOT, AS PER PLANS; NO OTHER WORK ON THIS PERMIT.

    1817-41 E YORK ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION FOR EIGHT DWELLING UNITS AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

    1917 E LETTERLY ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A THREE (3) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE OF TYPE VB CONSTRUCTION FOR EIGHT DWELLING UNITS AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE SUPPRESSION WORK.

    1918-20 E CUMBERLAND ST Issued January 16, 2018 Comment
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44 hours ago

Review the Board of Education description and...

Review the Board of Education description and apply,or nominate someone that you think would be interested in serving on the Board! A description of the role can be found here: https://beta.phila.gov/2018-01-10-board-of-education-job-description/

    Friends Of Hackett
    Review the Board of Education description and apply,or nominate someone that you think would be interested in serving on the Board! A description of the role can be found here:...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION begins tomorrow! If...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION begins tomorrow! If you have a child that will be 5 on or before September 1st, 2018 then they are eligible for Kindergarten, and if you live in the Hackett catchment then you can register your child in the school from tomorrow! Check in the comments for a list of things you will require to register your child. https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/services/kindergarten-registration/

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

2 days ago

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Happy New Year East Kensington neighbors! Our next monthly meeting is tonight, Monday, January 15th at Philadelphia Brewing Company. Monday, January 15th Doors: 6:15 pm Meeting: 6:30 - 7:45 Committee Break Out Time: 7:45 - 8:30 Join us for the monthly general meeting. Topics will include: Budget Updates Committee Updates, including Zoning and Development Change of Small Business and Arts Committee to Local Business Committee Request for submissions for February Mini-Grants Committee Meeting Time During the December meeting, the end of year, State of the Neighborhood report was presented to review EKNA's accomplishments over the past year. You can view the report here. Not able to make our meeting in person but interested in joining via livestream? Email info@ekna.org for more information!

    East Kensington General Membership Meeting - 2018 Budget Presentation
    East Kensington General Membership Meeting - 2018 Budget Presentation
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2 WC,2 LAVS,KITCHEN AND 2 TUBS (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2470 JASPER ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER & SEWER LINES TO 8 FIXTURES (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    1814 E LETTERLY ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

The Streets Department is working through the...

The Streets Department is working through the weekend to get trash collection back on track after two weeks of the holidays and non-stop storms. Please keep your trash out curbside and it should be collected by the end of the weekend. If it hasn't, please call 215-686-5560.

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    ROUGH IN AND FINISH,2-3 PIECE BATH,1-POWDER ROOM,1-KITCHEN SINK AND 1-WASHER BOX.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    2217 N HOWARD ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

  • Keeping Clean

    Mrs. Grelis is asking for $202.65:
    My students need tissues, paper towels, Clorox wipes, and a broom.
    Kensington Health Sciences Academy High School Comment

5 days ago

5 days ago

Friends Of Hackett added 2 new photos.

This is so wonderful we had to share! Yesterday, Beca Lufi, a Hackett parent and Temple math instructor, started an enrichment math center in Ms Barca's Kindergarten class room! She will come in to the class every 2 weeks and use an array of problem solving techniques to help children think about and work through math problems. If you are a parent at Hackett (or not!) and you have a skill or background that you would like to share with the Hackett school then reach out to us!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 859 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

6 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1" WATER SERVICE, 5" CURB TRAP, 4" MAIN DRAIN, 4" FAI PA20180052211 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.

    2067 E FLETCHER ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL CURB TRAP FAI 1" PVC DRAIN LINES PEX WATER LINES 2 FULL BATHS 1 HALF BATH KITCHEN SINK LAUNDRY GARB DISP HOSE BIB WATER HEATER PA1# 2018-0081231 THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2260 N HOWARD ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    1"WATER SERV, CT, FAI, HD, AREA DRAIN PA20180100892 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION. AND 3-WC,3-LAV,1-TUB,2-SH,1-WM,1-KS & HWH.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    2244 N HOWARD ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    5"CURB TRAP,4"VENT AND 4" HOUSE DRAIN AND 1" WATER SERVICE (SFD)PA20180041523 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2310 AMBER ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    FINISH WIRING IN BASEMENT INCLUDING SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, SPEAKER & DATA WIRING... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    1941 E CUMBERLAND ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
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6 days ago

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