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Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/gu...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/guest-commentary-its-time-to-shake-up-the-office-of-property-assessment/

    Guest Commentary: It's time to shake up the Office of Property Assessment
    Budget season in Philadelphia comes with at least one guarantee: ritual beatings of civil servants and grandstanding by City Council members. As stories about School District deficits , property tax delinquents , and a missing $33 Million make headlines, Chief Assessment Officer Michael Piper's Office of Property Assessment has largely escaped scrutiny outside PlanPhilly.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

3 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/20/81-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/20/81-new-tax-free-sites-ok-d-by-city-council-committee

    81 new tax-free sites OK'd by City Council committee
    City Council's Finance Committee has quickly and quietly approved a bill that would create 81 separately listed, tax-free Keystone Opportunity Zones (KOZs), many of them covering multiple parcels, spanning a total of more than 93.7 acres.
    http://planphilly.com

3 hours ago

https://northeasttimes.com/driscoll-henon-see...

https://northeasttimes.com/driscoll-henon-seek-to-help-seniors-manage-property-taxes-c1c4fb2dd17f

    Driscoll, Henon seek to help seniors manage property taxes
    State Rep. Mike Driscoll and City Councilman Bobby Henon last Friday held a news conference outside the Liberty Bell Diner to promote Driscoll's new bill intended to increase the number of Philadelphia senior citizens eligible for the city's property tax freeze program. Driscoll and Henon invited area seniors to the news conference.
    https://northeasttimes.com

10 hours ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association added ...

FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS AND TEENS WHAT ARE SUMMER MEALS? There are more than 1,000 places in Philadelphia that serve free meals and snacks to kids and teens age 18 and under. There are no income requirements, ID, or registration in qualifying areas. Sites include recreation centers, churches, schools, public housing complexes and community organizations. Click here, to find the nearest site: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals/map or call the Summer Meals Hotline at 1-855-252-MEAL (6325). or text “FOOD” to 877877 *_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_*_ Comidas gratis para niños y adolescentes hasta los 18 años. Las personas discapacitadas mayores de 18 años que participan en programa escolar, o en servicios públicos, también pueden ser participe de este programa. No necesita registrarse, ni presentar tarjeta de identificación, ni prueba de ingreso Llame al 1-855-252-MEAL (6325) o envíe mensaje de texto, con la palabra “COMIDA” al 877877 para encontrar el lugar más cercano a usted (Junio-Agosto)

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association. 369 likes. To support the goals and objectives of Bache-Martin Elementary School in Philadelphia, PA.
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11 hours ago

Paintings and mixed-media collages by Cerulea...

Paintings and mixed-media collages by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Tilda Mann. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/tilda-mann

    Tilda Mann
    Resume Artist's Statement Ain't No Mountain High Enough, mixed-media collage, 5" x 7" AvailableArches, mixed-media collage, 7" x 9.5" AvailableChina Fair Joy, mixed-media collage on board, 20" x 16" SOLD City of Angels, mixed-media collage, 6.25" x 6.25" AvailableEast Coast Way, mixed-media collage, 6.25" x 6" Av
    https://ceruleanarts.com

11 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Photos from The Decemberists with M. Ward - Philadelphia, PA on 6/7/18 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA. 56,315 likes · 6,278 talking about this · 177,279 were here. The Mann Center for the...
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12 hours ago

We love hearing from our scholarship students...

We love hearing from our scholarship students! “I would like to thank the Barnes Foundation for this opportunity. It was an exciting and rewarding experience to enjoy the space and the sense of intimacy in this wonderful collection during class. It is obvious your instructors are passionate and knowledgeable about art and Dr. Albert Barnes’s vision. I hope your scholarships continue to inspire and enrich many others.” Discover why Barnes students say they never stop #seeingtheBarnes. Try a Barnes class this fall! Scholarship applications due August 12. Class registration opens to the public on July 12. Members enjoy early access starting July 9. Learn more at: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes

    The Barnes Foundation
    We love hearing from our scholarship students! "I would like to thank the Barnes Foundation for this opportunity. It was an exciting and rewarding experience to enjoy the space and the sense of...
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Brewerytown Living shared MMPartners, LLC.'s ...

    MMP Presents Building History - History of the Fairmount Historic District
    We are trying something new here with creating a video series called MMP Presents Building History! Each episode we will talk about the history associated with our many projects. We love saving old buildings and the stories that go with the buildings.
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Encaustic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collecti...

Encaustic paintings by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Kitty Caparella https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kitty-caparella

    Kitty Caparella
    Resume Artist's Statement Brave Deeds, encaustic on wood, 16" x 12" AvailableDownbeat Winds, encaustic and paint-stick on wood, 21.75" x 10.5" AvailableSpeed Variations, encaustic and paint-stick on wood, 21.75" x 10.5" AvailableFragile Memory, encaustic and acrylic on wood, 12" x 12" AvailableSolar Lanterns, encau
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The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the s...

The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday:1-8pm After July 1st: Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm

    Clemente Park and Playground
    The spray ground is on! Until July 1st the schedule is as follows: Monday-Friday:1-8pm After July 1st: Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm
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Crime: http://6abc.com/video-shows-upper-darb...

Crime: http://6abc.com/video-shows-upper-darby-shooting-suspects/3621956/

    Video shows Upper Darby shooting suspects
    Police have released surveillance video from a violent robbery and shooting at a Chinese restaurant in Upper Darby. Investigators hope someone might recognize one or both of the suspects they are looking for. The incident happened just before 12 a.m. Saturday inside the Good Luck Chinese Restaurant in the 700 block of Garrett Road.
    http://6abc.com

17 hours ago

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/06/20/pen...

https://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/06/20/pence-rittenhouse-protest/

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
    https://www.phillymag.com

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https://www.pennlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2...

https://www.pennlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2018/06/election_year_optics_drive_an.html

    Election year optics drive an early budget for Pa. state government
    No budget wars in Pennsylvania this summer, folks. Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders have reached agreement on a $32.7 billion spending plan for state government that fits the Merriam-Webster definition of an election-year budget.
    https://www.pennlive.com

17 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the kick-off concert of our 5th Annual Kidchella Music Fesitval! We were excited to welcome 745 children and adults to Smith for a fantastic evening of live music in the Playground by The Pop Ups and Emmy Award winning Alex & the Kaleidoscope, youth performances in front of the Playhouse, arts stations, and yummy food trucks! #kidchella #smithplays #kindie #kidsmusic Don't miss our next 2 Kidchella concerts in July and August! https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/kidchella-music-festival-2018/

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, Philadelphia, PA. 15,596 likes · 279 talking about this · 38,247 were here. Smith Memorial Playground and...
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17 hours ago

Now on view - Cerulean Arts 6th Annual Juried...

Now on view - Cerulean Arts 6th Annual Juried Exhibition! Hope to see you at the opening reception this Friday, 5-8pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Now on view - Cerulean Arts 6th Annual Juried Exhibition! Hope to see you at the opening reception this Friday, 5-8pm!
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The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared Po...

    Pop up Yoga Fairmount
    🌸🌻School's Out!! ❤️ 🌞 Join Elementary PE teacher Caitlin Kelly for a pop up kids yoga class at the community garden at 19th and North! ✨Kiddies in grades K-5 are welcome for a fun and silly flow...
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Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated thei...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated their cover photo.
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Attention Future Tigers, and incoming first g...

Attention Future Tigers, and incoming first grade families! The Family Engagement Office is looking for families with a child going into Kindergarten next year or completing Kindergarten this year to help them identify effective home strategies to enhance the learning-to-learn skills listed on the report card. Families who participate will be asked to attend a total of 6 to 8 meetings held between Fall 2018 and Winter 2020. Meetings will be held on weekdays and will last 2 hours. Children are welcome to attend with you! Refreshments and a gift for your child will be provided at each meeting to thank you for your time! HOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION: We are looking for about 25 families with children attending a District school in all different areas of the City. If you are interested in participating, please click here (goo.gl/7ZC2vH) or email Laura Bradley (laurapbr@gse.upenn.edu) by Friday, June 29th to get additional information.

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Attention Future Tigers, and incoming first grade families! The Family Engagement Office is looking for families with a child going into Kindergarten next year or completing Kindergarten this year...
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36 hours ago

Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful...

Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful Banquet Room? The walls display a mural depicting scenes around Philadelphia and Fairmount Park in the 19th century.

    Historic Strawberry Mansion
    Have you ever been in the mansion's beautiful Banquet Room? The walls display a mural depicting scenes around Philadelphia and Fairmount Park in the 19th century.
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Member-Only Morning Sunday, June 24, 2018 | ...

Member-Only Morning Sunday, June 24, 2018 | 9am-10am Did you know that Smith members get exclusive access to the Playground at least once a month? If you're not a member yet, no worries! You can become one at Member-Only Morning! Learn More: https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground.org/member-only-night-is-this-friday-june-898843

    Member-Only Morning is This Sunday, June 24!
    Member-Only Morning at Smith | Sunday, June 24, 9am-10am
    https://mailchi.mp

38 hours ago

https://philly.curbed.com/2018/6/14/17465240/...

https://philly.curbed.com/2018/6/14/17465240/amazon-headquarters-exempt-construction-building-tax-zoning

    Amazon headquarters would be exempt from new construction tax
    A bill to place a one percent tax on new construction projects would exempt certain properties-including the ones the potential Amazon headquarters would move into if they choose Philly for their next location.
    https://philly.curbed.com

41 hours ago

We are thrilled to announce that Fairmount Pa...

We are thrilled to announce that Fairmount Park Conservancy is the recipient of a 2018 Pew Arts Grant! This grant will allow the Conservancy to partner with Trisha Brown Dance Company and bring free, outdoor performances to Fairmount Park and Logan Circle in 2019! Thank you The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage!

    Introducing Our 2018 Grants & Grantees
    2018 Grants Announcement: Top Carousel We are excited to announce our 2018 grants in support of the Philadelphia region's artists and organizations that will bring ambitious and imaginative cultural experiences to audiences in the year ahead. Browse the full list of grantees below.
    https://www.pcah.us

41 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

We are honored to be a recipient of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage grant for an exciting project in the works for 2020. More details to follow ✨ #PewArtsGrants

    Introducing Our 2018 Grants & Grantees
    2018 Grants Announcement: Top Carousel We are excited to announce our 2018 grants in support of the Philadelphia region's artists and organizations that will bring ambitious and imaginative cultural experiences to audiences in the year ahead. Browse the full list of grantees below.
    https://www.pcah.us

42 hours ago

Hearing positive feedback from our students a...

Hearing positive feedback from our students always brightens our day. And receiving a beautiful piece of art with a heartfelt note is icing on the cake! Nayon writes: “Thank you for inviting us to your museum. I really liked it a lot. I also love to do art so that was a really cool experience. PS. I’m coming back with my family in two weeks!” We can’t wait to see you again, Navon! Get updates on all of our Pre-K–12th grade programming by signing up at http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Hearing positive feedback from our students always brightens our day. And receiving a beautiful piece of art with a heartfelt note is icing on the cake! Nayon writes: "Thank you for inviting us to...
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https://whyy.org/articles/baby-steps-toward-s...

https://whyy.org/articles/baby-steps-toward-septa-key-at-jefferson-station-monday/

    Baby steps toward SEPTA Key at Jefferson Station Monday
    Beginning Monday, regional rail riders at SEPTA's Jefferson Station in Philadelphia will have to pass through turnstiles to get to the platform. The change is in preparation for adding SEPTA Key, the electronic fare collection system, to regional rail trains. The service is still months away for train commuters.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/06/18/philadelphia...

https://billypenn.com/2018/06/18/philadelphia-has-declared-at-code-red-if-you-see-someone-suffering-in-the-heat-call-the-hotline-to-get-them-help/

    Philadelphia has declared at Code Red. If you see someone suffering in the heat, call the hotline to get them help.
    Love this city as much as we do? Become a Billy Penn member today.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Mayor Jim Kenney was not happy when he heard ...

Mayor Jim Kenney was not happy when he heard City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart accuse the city of $924 million worth of errors, calling the numbers inflated and "designed more to grab headlines than to solve problems." https://trib.al/PKyZ0cK

    Jim Kenney: Controller 'recklessly' inflated accounting errors | Opinion
    Imagine receiving an 'F' from your teacher because of errors in the first draft of a term paper, even though your final paper had no errors? That's essentially what occurred last week, when City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart embarked on a PR campaign accusing the City of $924 million worth of errors that, in fact, have long since been resolved.
    http://www.philly.com

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https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/...

https://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2018/6/1/philanthropys-fixing-up-parks-and-public-spaceshow-do-we-know-its-helping-

    Philanthropy's Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?
    Everyone loves a nice park. Same goes for libraries, public plazas, trails, etc. But how much of a positive impact do revamped public spaces have on a community or city? Or more importantly, could they have a negative impact?
    https://www.insidephilanthropy.com

2 days ago

http://www.phillyvoice.com/mike-pence-philly-...

http://www.phillyvoice.com/mike-pence-philly-protestors-immigration-separating-families-border/

    When Mike Pence comes to Philly Tuesday, protestors plan rally against separating families at border
    Maybe you think it's a bad thing that the United States is separating children from the parents at the border in the name of security and/or gaining political leverage with the other party in Washington, D.C.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/18/as-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/06/18/as-philadelphia-considers-scrapping-tax-abatement-new-report-provides-debate-fodder-for-both-sides

    As Philadelphia considers scrapping tax abatement, new report provides debate fodder for both sides
    As City Hall debates how best to find more money for Philadelphia's schools, a new report from the real estate firm Houwzer aims to dissuade politicians from cutting the 10-year property-tax abatement on new construction.
    http://planphilly.com

2 days ago

Have you already signed up your tiger for sum...

Have you already signed up your tiger for summer camps? No? Some of our After School Programs, and our Partners, also have summer camps or summer programs! (bear with us, this is a long post, but useful for parents!) Gaming Club Gaming club is an After School Program that uses fun games to teach kids about math, and strategy. Interested? They will have some family pop up events this summer and the upcoming school year. To get more info, go to www.phillytutors.com, follow Philly Tutors on facebook or instagram or email billy@phillytutors.com Give And Go Athletics Inc. and Soccer Shots Summer Camp Dates: Mon-Fri, August 6-10 Time: 9-3pm Location: Athletic Rec Center--1400 N 26th St, Philadelphia, PA 19121 Eligible Ages: 5-10 Camp Description: This is a first year partnership for Soccer Shots for school age children. Soccer Shots and Give and Go will team up for a half basketball half soccer camp introducing and incorporating teamwork and character development into sports play for 5-10 year olds for a full week. Enrollment cost: $330 per child - and - Soccer Shots Summer Camp at Smith Playground Dates: Mon-Fri, August 20-24 Time: 9-12pm for Half Day Campers and 9-3pm for Full Day Campers Location: Smith Memorial Playground--3500 Reservior Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19121 Eligible Ages: 4-9 Camp Description: This is our 4th annual Soccer Shots Summer Camp at Smith Memorial Playground for children ages 4-9. Our summer camp theme this summer is The World Cup and we will incorporate this theme into daily soccer skills, daily character focus, skill challenges, creative soccer games, small-sided soccer scrimmages, craft and reading time, snack break, and free play at Smith Playground. Enrollment cost: $200 for half day, $400 for full day camp For information for both camps: goo.gl/WehSLr You can enroll now for either or both of these camps at the link/title of the program descriptions. We hope to continue to see you over the summer and serve you next school year with more Soccer Shots fun! Philadelphia Museum of Art - Art Splash Dates: June 30–September 3, 2018 Location: Philadelphia Museum Main building Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Description: A summer of creative play for the whole family. Art Splash is bringing a little piece of the big city inside. Explore the shapes and colors, sights and sounds of Modern Times and play in our own mini metropolis. Kids and their grown-ups can experience the exhibition through tours, art making, and imaginative play. Cost: Free with admission (children under 12 are always free) https://www.philamuseum.org/artsplash Philly Art Center Dates 6/18 to 8/31 Location: Fairmount, Queen Village and Cherry Hilly Hours 9-3, with before and after care available Description: Your child will beam for weeks about their awesome adventures at art camp while the confidence and creative skills they develop will last a lifetime. We nurture the whole child with a balanced daily routine including outside playtime. Weekly, thematic investigation is punctuated with a special event/trip. Campers are grouped by age and outstanding art educators inspire the fun!Sail around the world this week, while discovering amazing cultures situated on the coast! Artists will create projects in response to culturally specific materials and the importance of the ocean within these cultural traditions. From creating ceramic boats inspired by Ancient Cyprus, to yarn-drawn stories from Bolivia, and printmaking inspired by aboriginal imagery; we’ll create and tell oceanic stories! Cost $365/week with various discounts, depending on the amount of weeks you sign up for. https://public.phillyartcenter.com/public/SummerCamps.faces?rst=1 Sound Space Performing Arts Dates: Tuesday, June 19 - Wednesday, August 1 Hours: 9-4pm (before and after care available, no camp on July 3 and 4) Location: Sound Space Performing Arts Camp description: Tap, ballet, hip hop and rhythm combo. Enrollment Cost: Six-week session prices: One class per session: $66 total. Siblings can be combined to get the best discount. https://www.soundspacephilly.net/kids2018schedule/ Snapology of Philadelphia & The Main Line Snapology offers camps and workshops year-round, including spring break camps, summer camps, holiday break camp and camps during teacher in-service days. Your kids will love our fun camp topics and themes. Shh, don’t tell them it’s educational! To find out locations, times, and details, go to their website: https://www.snapology.com/locations/philadelphia#camps Young Rembrandts Chester County PA Dates: 6/18 to 8/3 Young Rembrandts will be offering weekly camps with various themes; from Egypt, to castles, to critters to horses and vehicles. To find out times, locations, and pricing, visit their website. https://chestercounty.asapconnected.com/?org=4082#CourseIndex ....And it doesn't end with our partnerships! Recreation centers all over the city, the Free Library, and more organizations also have Summer Camps and programming... Summer Camp at Philadelphia Recreation Centers Description: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation holds more than 125 neighborhood day camps and a dozen theme camps for children ages 6-12 throughout the city. More than 7,000 campers attend each summer. We also offer camps for older adults and people with disabilities. All camps require registration in advance. For information go to: https://beta.phila.gov/services/culture-recreation/register-for-summer-camp/ Free Library of Philadelphia Programming The Free Library of Philadelphia has also a range of activities for summer! For more information: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3338 And more!! In addition to these summer camps, Broke in Philly also came up with a list of 45 free or affordable camps for kids and families. To learn more about this: https://billypenn.com/2018/05/29/45-free-and-affordable-summer-camps-for-philly-families-and-kids/

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2 days ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Philadelphi...

Ready to dive into summer? Our friends at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation have announced the opening dates for Philly's 70+ public pools this summer! 🏊‍♂️

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Get ready to jump into summer! Starting next week, Philly public pools will begin to open. Take a look at this year's schedule: http://ow.ly/vyWD30kwede
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2 days ago

"We always had a great time in Philly, always...

"We always had a great time in Philly, always great audiences, like any blue-collar place. 'Tommy' was the key in the ignition, from then on the audiences grew steadily. It was shocking.” Roger Daltrey will perform 'Tommy' in its entirety tomorrow! You do not want to miss this one 🎸

    Roger Daltrey on 'Tommy,' The Who and saving Pete Townshend from sycophantitis
    The Who frontman will sing "Tommy" in its entirety at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and members of The Who's touring band. - Dan DeLuca, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Photos from our sold-out evening with Nathaniel Rateliff and The Head and the Heart ❤️

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts added a new photo - at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts.
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2 days ago

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebr...

Philadelphia legends Group Motion will celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a Gala performance, June 30th at 8 PM #phillydance #phlarts #groupmotion http://ow.ly/6Z4330kuaCi

    The Performance Garage | A Space for Dance
    Our professional dance studio & theater space offer an intimate environment to experience dance. Join us for classes, workshops, rehearsals, and productions!
    http://www.performancegarage.org

2 days ago

The US National Weather Service has sent out ...

The US National Weather Service has sent out a Heat Advisory for today. Stay safe by limiting outside activities during the hottest hours, drink water, and wear light, loose fitting clothing. One way to keep cool is by going to the library! The Free library of Philadelphia has already started their summer programming; from their annual Summer of Wonder Reading series program, to Science in the summer, and much more. Stop by your nearest Free Library today, to find out what programming will be offered there! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3338

    Blog: Summer Hours and Cool Activities at the Free Library!
    It's almost officially summer here in Philadelphia, as the sun finally breaks through all the recent rain clouds and schools will be letting out early next week. No matter what your plans are this summer, the Free Library is here to keep you cool, connected, and book-bound!
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

2 days ago

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay co...

Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we’ll see you when we’re back!

    Fairmount CDC
    Our office will be closed this week 😎 stay cool and we'll see you when we're back!
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2 days ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/485557881.h...

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/485557881.html?mobi=true

    Attacking people in poverty for buying birthday cakes and other treats with food stamps
    Buying a birthday cake for her son in a Northeast Philadelphia supermarket three years ago, Tianna Gaines-Turner was singed by judgy looks from the cashier when she paid with food stamps. It wasn't the first time.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Public pools are starting to open around the ...

Public pools are starting to open around the City! Take a look at the list to see when your nearest pool opens.

    Philly public pools: 2018 opening dates
    Happy summer, Philadelphia! The season officially begins next week, and with it, the opening of nearly six dozen city pools. Run by the Dept. of Parks and Recreation, the pools will open to the public at staggered dates. Things kick off on June 19 with the opening of Northeast Philly's Lawncrest pool, and continue with rolling launches for the following 10 days.
    https://billypenn.com

3 days ago

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing a...

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing an aerial view, taken from City Hall tower, looking east along Market Street. In the distance is the Delaware River with the city of Camden, N.J. beyond. Photograph, courtesy of the Phila. Electric Co., was clipped from the Philadelphia Year Book - 1917, published by the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. "Ware Bros. Co., Philadelphia" is inscribed lower right corner. Photo Credit: The Free Library of Philadelphia. (1917)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Halftone reproduction of photograph showing an aerial view, taken from City Hall tower, looking east along Market Street. In the distance is the Delaware River with the city of Camden, N.J. beyond....
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3 days ago

https://whyy.org/articles/pa-state-appellate-...

https://whyy.org/articles/pa-state-appellate-court-judges-could-be-elected-by-districts-under-new-proposal/

    Plan to elect Pa. judges by regional district has less precedent than suggested by Senate GOP
    When senators passed a proposal this week aimed at creating a citizens commission to draw Pennsylvania's congressional maps, they tacked on an amendment that would fundamentally change the state's appellate courts by electing judges based on regional district, instead of statewide. It's not a unique concept for state courts to be arranged that way.
    https://whyy.org

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    Out Of Reach
    OOR18 shows how difficult it is for renters to find affordable housing. Find out how much a renter must earn to afford a modest home at: http://nlihc.org/oor
    http://nlihc.org

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