4 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Stop the Violence Community Summit Fri June 22nd 2018

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Will host a summit to address the senseless shootings in our neighborhoods. Meeting place: 12th & Fitzwater St. Time: 3:45 PM Friday, June 22, 2018 Be prepared to ask questions and interject solutions

4 hours ago

BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

17th Police District is hosting a Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth St (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Bring the children to have plenty of FREE Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moon bounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

COME OUT AND HAVE PLENTY OF FUN!

20 hours ago

Friends of Lanier Meeting will be tonight at ...

Friends of Lanier Meeting will be tonight at Vare Recreation Center in the air conditioned gym at 6:30.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 649 likes. The GFCA is committed to bring service and a sense of community to our neighbors regardless of race, religion, political views or...
    https://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

3 days ago

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday,...

Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel’s Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th August (1pm to 5pm).

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Friends of Lanier Group meeting for Thursday, 21st June @6:30 PM at St Gabriel's Hall lower level. Agenda: prepare, organized and plan the ribbon cutting for our Grand Opening for Saturday, 4th...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

1st Police District Stop the Violence Peace Rally Event Tuesday June 19th 2018 7pm 25th & Jackson St

3 days ago

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswi...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Police Department
    We are looking for the best and brightest recruits to become a member of the fourth largest police department in the nation. Please take a few moments to find out more information on this website...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Officer Making It Safer for Senior Citizens

Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like...

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Kudos to Cop, 1st Dist, in white suv 3:20 am Mon. 6/18, 1800 Mifflin St, 19145, stopped senior citizen as she was entering her home w/a bucket of gravel from street paving to fill around her tree. "Excuse me, Miss, what are you going to do with that bucket of gravel, asks he", "Why, I'm going to place it around my tree" says she. The truck tore up the pavement digging up the street, there's grass growing, neighbors don't like it, dogs are pissing in it', so I"m going to put gravel to discourage it'... "As long as you're using it on City Property" says he. This is a scene from a Keystone Kop episode, Certainly, taking property from...egad!...the city..that doesn't belong to you should be punishable accordingly. Is there cause for real concern here? At the same moment as the cop stopped to give her the business, across the street, a guy in long dreadlocks and looking very unkempt was shining a light into cars looking for something.
Gee, Officer K, I hope you drilled him on why he was shining a light into cars that early in the morning.
While you're on intense patrol, be on the lookout please for the culprit that broke into the 2 homes in the 1800 block of S.19th Street and stole real items of importance to city dwellers. Those crimes have never been solved although it's been said that it's a very local culprit. Not as important as thievery from the city, I agree, nevertheless...

4 days ago

BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District Community Block Party on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

FREE 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth Street (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Come and bring the children to have plenty of Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

4 days ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson at the 17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community Meeting (19th Jun @ 6pm)

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson will be our Guest Speaker at the 17th Police District(PSA) 2, Grays Ferry & Tasker Community monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.

Please bring your concerns, questions, solution, most important stay involved and know what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June;
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm

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CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

5 days ago

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back...

Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Brings back memories. Glad this trend is back!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

    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
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 15

BLOCK PARTY - 17th Police District Block Party, Saturday, 23rd June start at Noon.

FREE: 17th Police District Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth St (Saturday, 23rd June) Noon to 6pm. Bring the children to have fun, there will be food, drinks, music, Moonbounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

Jun 14

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared CBS Phil...

If you ever wondered...Happy Flag Day.. :)

    CBS Philly
    Do you know how to properly dispose of a damaged American flag? It's important to treat the flag, a symbol of freedom and justice, with the utmost respect. Follow these rules to respectfully dispose...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 14

Grays Ferry Civic Association added 2 new pho...

On Tuesday, 19th June at 6pm location Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area). 17th Police District (Police Service Area) PSA 2 monthly meeting for the Grays Ferry and Tasker communities with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and our PPD 17th District Lt. Jennifer Foster. Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood. Lt. Jennifer Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker neighborhood.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Grays Ferry Civic Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 14

17th Police District (PSA) 2 Community mtg w/Councilman Kenyatta Johnson on Tues.,19th Jun at 6pm

17th Police District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community.
Please bring your concerns, questions, solution and most important stay involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June
Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
*********************************************
CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

Jun 14

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DECKS- FOR NEW DECKS ACCESSORY 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.

    1903 S HOLLYWOOD ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DECKS- FOR NEW DECKS ACCESSORY 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.

    1903 S HOLLYWOOD ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

Jun 08

Jun 06

PPD 17th District (PSA) 2 Meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (Tues., 19th June @ 6pm)

17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community meeting with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Lt. Foster will give the crime report for Grays Ferry and Tasker Community. Please bring your concerns, questions, solutions and most important Get Involved to what is going on in your Neighborhood.

Date: Tuesday, 19th June | Time: 6:00pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)

*********************************************

CONNECT WITH COUNCILMAN JOHNSON
City Hall, Room 580, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3290
(215) 686-3412, (215) 686-3413

Jun 06

State Rep. Jordan Harris hosting a free Living Wills Clinic on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30am to 2pm

State Rep. Jordan Harris hosting a free Living Wills Clinic on Saturday, June 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church, 750 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, 19146.

Stop by to have questions answered or get a will drafted by legal professionals while you wait, all free of charge.

Space is limited, so reserve a spot for you or an older loved one by calling my district office at 215-952-3378.

Jun 02

Jun 01

Job Fair Reschedule to Saturday, 9th June at Pennovation Ctr, 3401 Grays Ferry Ave., 19145

Please make note: Job Fair has been rescheduled to Saturday, 9th June (10am to 1pm). (See attach flyer).

Need a Job? Want a Job? Come Dress to Impress and bring Plenty of Resume to the Community Hiring Event location Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Phila., PA 19145.

Pass on this important information....

See you there!

May 31

We are going to forgo our general meeting ton...

We are going to forgo our general meeting tonight. There is a meeting about Lanier at Saint Gabriel's Lower Hall @ 6:30. There is a lot of interest in this and if you have an interest in the future of the park you want to apart of these meetings.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    We are going to forgo our general meeting tonight. There is a meeting about Lanier at Saint Gabriel's Lower Hall @ 6:30. There is a lot of interest in this and if you have an interest in the future...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 30

New date for the Job Fair.

New date for the Job Fair.

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    New date for the Job Fair.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 30

May 29

Don't Forget! PWD meeting for tonight @6pm ...

Don't Forget! PWD meeting for tonight @6pm held at Audenried High School, 32nd & Tasker Sts. As you know, the Philadelphia Water Department is asking for an 11% increase in rates, on average, for residential customers and other small users!

    Grays Ferry Civic Association
    Don't Forget! PWD meeting for tonight @6pm held at Audenried High School, 32nd & Tasker Sts. As you know, the Philadelphia Water Department is asking for an 11% increase in rates, on average,...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 28

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared Philadel...

Happy Memorial Day! Remember those brave men and women who gave all today. Side note: The pools are opening and there is still jobs for lifeguards available.

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 22

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting mo...

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting more than 50 city employers and agencies, like SEPTA and PECO, featuring nearly a 100 job offers, Shenandoah says the upcoming event hopes to reach as many South Philly residents as possible. From the University of Penn to the Urban League of Philadelphia, close to a dozen organizational partnerships from around the city are working to make the fair a reality. https://southphillyreview.com/second-annual-career-fair-in-grays-ferry-set-for-june-2-7e96be7de448

    Second annual career fair in Grays Ferry set for June 2
    While teaching first and second grade, Grays Ferry Civic Association Vice President Kyle Shenandoah conducted an experiment to maintain order in the rowdy classroom. Assigning students various tasks, like sharpening pencils or attending to the bathroom, he noticed a shift in their behavior - a correlation, he'd come to realize, that also exists in his backyard.
    https://southphillyreview.com

May 22

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared a link.

    Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with us
    Click here to access our application. Remember to schedule your first interview after you hit submit. We are changing the face of this city block by block, and we need people who are passionate about making a difference. That's where you come in.
    http://powercorpsphl.org

May 19

May 16

Lanier Playground Community Meeting on Thursday, 17th May at St. Gabriel's Hall @ 6:30 pm

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood).

Please attend and bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programming and most important your support.

NOTE: Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration don't forget to add this date to your calendar.

May 16

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May 15

1st Police District PDAC-Townhall Community Meeting Tuesday May 15th, 2018 6pm-7pm

1st Police District PDAC-Townhall Community Meeting
Tuesday May 15th, 2018 6pm-7pm
2301 S. 24th St., Philadelphia., PA

May 14

LANIER PLAYGROUND Community Meeting (Thursday, 17th May @ 6:30pm)

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm at St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood). Please come out to bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programs and support. Get involved!

NOTE: Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration on Saturday, 4th August 2018, add to your calendar.

May 14

LANIER PLAYGROUND Community Meeting (Thursday, 19th May @ 6:30pm)

Community meeting for Lanier Playground will be held on Thursday, 17th May at 6:30 pm, location St Gabriel’s Hall, 2917 Dickinson St., lower level (Dickinson & Myrtlewood). Come out bring your ideas for stewardship, fundraising, programming and most important your support.

NOTE: Saturday, 4th August 2018 - Lanier Playground Ribbon Cutting Community Celebration don't forget to add this date to your calendar.

May 14

No Community Meeting - 17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 on Tues., May 15th (GO VOTE!)

NEXT MEETING: 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Receive the crime report, bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the Grays Ferry Tasker Community.

Date: Tuesday, JUNE 19th | Time: 6:00pm | Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area).

Guest Speaker: Councilman Kenyatta Johnson

May 11

May 10

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared NBC10 Ph...

    NBC10 Philadelphia
    See these Philly neighborhoods? They have public safety blindspots. Surveillance cameras bought to catch and help convict criminals are broken. The NBC10 Investigators ask the city for answers...
    http://www.facebook.com

May 10

May 04

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared The Phil...

Congrats to iur very own Kyle Shenandoah. Way to go!!

    Citizen of the Week: Kyle Shenandoah - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Shortly after President Trump's 2016 election, Kyle Shenandoah, a Forgotten Bottom resident, had a life-altering realization. A tax specialist at H&R Block, the 29-year-old had never been politically active; he didn't have a background in law or policy, and figured that disqualified him from really getting involved.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

May 03

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE SECTION OF HOUSE DRAIN, CURB TRAP & FAI PA20181172722 "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"

    2950 MCKEAN ST Issued April 30, 2018 Comment

May 01

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Apr 28

South Philly Community-Police Memorial Bike Ride Sat 04-28-2018 9am-12pm

South Philly Community-Police Memorial Bike Ride Sat 04-28-2018 9am-12pm Starting and ending at Chew Rec Center 19th & Washington Ave

Apr 28

Apr 24

"Father, Son Survive After House Collapses Du...

"Father, Son Survive After House Collapses During Possible Gas Explosion."

    S. Philly Building Collapses After Possible Gas Explosion
    A South Philadelphia home collapsed Monday night following a possible gas explosion.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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