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Take a cue from this unseasonably gorgeous weather and get ready for spring! Registration for spring classes and workshops is underway and tuition-free class registration opens Monday at 8:00 a.m.
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ON THIS DATE FEB 21- 1969 A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE OLDTIMERS DESK On this date Feb-21- 1969 a very busy day for the PFD, fighting two extra alarms at the same time within the same local. At 2:08PM, Box-288 was struck for the W.C. Brown Leather Co. at 1701 Tulip St. First in companies found heavy fire in a 4 story buiding. The 2nd & 3rd alarm were struck for this fire and while this was going on, at 2:14PM, Box-4414 was struck at Bath & Ontario St. Eng-28 arrived and found heavy fire and numerious explosions at the Neatsfoot Oil Refining Co. A total of five alarms were sounded before this fire was bought under control. Later this day the PFD wold battle the biggest blaze of the day, when Box-9 was struck at 10:54 PM for 1100 Washington Ave for a fire at the Apple Storage Co. A total of 6 Alarms were struck to blaze this fire under control.A VERY BUSY DAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE DEPARTMENT.......
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The 1,752-square-foot Unit 706 at 1101 Washington Avenue in central Philly near Passyunk Square comes complete with 18-foot ceilings and two walls of large windows. In other words, it’s airy and bright.
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Featured here is a photograph of three National Park Service employees with moose antlers found in nearby woods at a camp at Crow Point in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Included in a 1947 progress report regarding moose, resources, and their environmental impact on areas within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Park Service and more? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing email@example.com. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Figure 6 from Observations on the Moose of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-07 – Moose; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (HMS ID: HS1-290251411). Tagging: National Park Service History & National Park Service
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...open his own Nash branch dealership. He set up shop in a small building at 1113 South Broad Street, just below Washington Avenue, and opened the Duff-Nash Motor Company. Today, the building remains...
Duff expanded his dealership portfolio in 1930. He continued to sell Nash cars at the company’s original location at 1113 South Broad Street, while 1101 Washington Avenue became Brown-Duff Chevrolet. The dealership managed to stay operational at that location until 1953.
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Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies
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Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/
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Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.