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Iconic Kensington milk bottle, Engine 46 firehouse are now certified historic

...actually a water tower that sits on top of the old Harbisons Dairies plant at 2041-55 Coral Street. The four-part factory dates back to 1895 and went on to become on of...

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2 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue

4058 Chestnut Street

This Catholic Church sits at 3200 Belgrade Street in Port Richmond. It dates back to about 1890 and was designed by architect Edwin...

    Iconic Kensington milk bottle, Engine 46 firehouse are now certified historic
    An iconic water tower in Kensington in the shape of a milk bottle and a stately brick firehouse in South Philly were among the five properties added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places last week. The Philadelphia Historical Commission voted to designate five very different buildings as historic, which means that any exterior changes would have to be approved by the commission.
    https://philly.curbed.com

36 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:...
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40 hours ago

We will have a delayed opening of 11:00 a.m. ...

We will have a delayed opening of 11:00 a.m. today, January 16th due to staff shortage.

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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
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3 days ago

Fishtown Community Library shared Friends of ...

    Friends of Fishtown Library
    Reminders: Toddler Play date 1/17 from 5-6pm (volunteers welcome! Comment here and I will send you a PM with details) Friends of Fishtown Library Meeting reschedule 1/22 @ 6:30 See you then! :)
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE, CHANGE 10- OUTLETS, 10- SWITCHES. INSTALL 2- KITCHEN OUTLETS, 2- BEDROOM OUTLETS... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    1901 PALETHORP ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

4 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.

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5 days ago

5 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS - FOR THE APPLICATIONS OF EXTERIOR WALL COVERINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. NO STRUCTURAL CHANGES. MUST MAINTAIN ALL CODE REQUIRED FIRE RATING ON WALL ASSEMBLIES. WORK TO INCLUDE REPOINTING 300 SF BRICK FOR FACADE RESTORATION. CALL INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK. CONTACT THE STREET'S DEPARTMENT FOR FOOTWAY CLOSURE PERMITS.

    1952-58 N FRONT ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • 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

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5 days ago

The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Pre...

The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Preservation Alliance) has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, along with four others at today's meeting of the Philadelphia Historical Commission. You can review the nomination here: www.phila.gov/historical/Documents/1401-S-Water-St-nomination.pdf Also added today: - Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church (3200 Belgrade St, nominated by Celeste Morello) - 2 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue (nominated by Chestnut Hill Conservancy) - 4058 Chestnut St (nominated by University City Historical Society) - Harbisons Dairies (and milk bottle!; 2041-55 Coral St, nominated by the Keeping Society of Philadelphia) Kudos to all nominators and property stewards

    Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
    The Engine 46 Firehouse (nominated by the Preservation Alliance) has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, along with four others at today's meeting of the Philadelphia...
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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

5 days ago

Make up date for last week's Friends meeting ...

Make up date for last week's Friends meeting will be on Monday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Hope to see you then!

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 1000AMP SINGLE PHASE SERVICE WITH 10 150AMP FEEDERS & 1 200AMP FEEDER TO APARTMENT PANELS. WIRE AND INSTALL ALL DEVICES IN ALL 10 APARTMENTS AND COMMON AREAS AS PER PLANS PER 2008 NEC. INSTALL NEW FIRE ALARM SYSTEM AND DEVICES THROUGHOUT BUILDING PER PLANS PER NFPA-72

    2162-64 E NORRIS ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

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

    2019 ABIGAIL ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

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

    2058 E SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    SUPPLY AND INSTALL 100AMP SERVICE COMPLETE WITH METER, PANEL *+& GROUNDING, 35 TOTAL RECEPTS, 18 LIGHTS, 12 SWITCHES, 4 SMOKE DETECTORS, 1 CO DETECTOR AS PER 2008 NEC (EAST DISTRICT)

    1910 N HANCOCK ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

School District of Philadelphia is at Philade...

“I am very proud that I was able to use my talents to commentate such a great innovator in American history”-CAPA student shares his thoughts on the sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. he painted. #PHLed

    School District of Philadelphia
    "I am very proud that I was able to use my talents to commentate such a great innovator in American history"-CAPA student shares his thoughts on the sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. he...
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6 days ago

Updated Jan 11th, 2018

Jan. 25-           Green Party of Phila. holds Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Taking nominations for 2018 City Committee. Free & open to public. For info: (215) 843-4256.

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Jan. 13-           State rep candidate Rev. Lewis Nash is hosted Seniors Bingo Game at 1510 W. Stiles St., 10 a.m. Prizes. Free. For info: Ms. Bundy (215) 519-3967.

Jan. 15-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas & Lt. Gov. Mike Stack host “Pathways to Pardons Expungement Expo” at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For info: 215) 879-6625.

Jan. 14-           Phila. Black Republican Council hosts author KCarl Smith at 1st Immigrant Baptist Ch., 2438 Ridge Ave., 1 p.m. Seminar “From Poverty to Prosperity” applies principles of Frederick Douglass to Black empowerment. For info: Calvin Tucker (215) 694-9278.

    Updated Jan 11th, 2018
    Jan. 11- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Citizens' Hearing at City Hall, Council Chambers, Rm. 400, 5 p.m. Addressing the Trump Administration's plan to cut the Environmental Protection Agency's budget. Guest speakers include four state reps. For info: Haniyyah Sharpe (215) 686-3438 or Haniyyah.Sharpe@phila.gov. Jan.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Jan 10

Friends Of Hackett shared an event.

Last year local artist, Keith Warren Greiman, put together this wildly successful event to raise money for Hackett, and he's back to do it all again in just a few short weeks! Be sure to get there early because last year all the artwork was snapped up before the paint dried!

    Art For Hackett 2018
    40 of Philadelphia's finest art folks each contributed a 4"x4" painting. Every piece is $40 and the event is cash and carry. All of the $ goes to Hackett...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 10

Hey, do we have an ENKA Feed The Fish equival...

Hey, do we have an ENKA Feed The Fish equivalent on this side of Frankford? Our business wants to adopt a trash can!

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Jan 09

Friends Of Hackett posted 4 photos on Instagr...

Thank you to everyone who came out for our General Meeting tonight! If you couldn't make it and would like to be involved, free to reach out to us at info@friendsofhackett.org. Also, a huge thank you to Beacon for letting us use your beautiful space tonight!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Friends Of Hackett, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 857 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

Jan 09

Hackett's new website is up and running!

Hackett's new website is up and running!

    Horatio B. Hackett School - The School District of Philadelphia
    Dear Hackett Community, I hope you all enjoyed a safe and wonderful summer! We look forward to welcoming our students in Grades 1-5, on Tuesday, September 5th, for the start to the 2017-2018 school year. Our kindergarten students will begin on Tuesday, September 12.
    https://hackett.philasd.org

Jan 09

School has a new website!

School has a new website!

    Horatio B. Hackett School - The School District of Philadelphia
    Dear Hackett Community, I hope you all enjoyed a safe and wonderful summer! We look forward to welcoming our students in Grades 1-5, on Tuesday, September 5th, for the start to the 2017-2018 school year. Our kindergarten students will begin on Tuesday, September 12.
    https://hackett.philasd.org

Jan 09

Friends Of Hackett shared Friends of Adaire's...

Our friends at Friends of Adaire will be hosting this on Thursday!

    The Coming Philly School Board: A Presentation by Otis Hackney
    Hi Friends - As you all know the city is moving to take back local control of the school district. The School Reform Commission (SRC) will dissolve as...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Kindergarten Cohort now exists. It's a closed...

Kindergarten Cohort now exists. It's a closed group, so that we can share info more openly. If you have a "rising" kinder kiddo, consider joining.

    Summer-Ann Shelton
    Kindergarten Cohort now exists. It's a closed group, so that we can share info more openly. If you have a "rising" kinder kiddo, consider joining.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

The library system is closing at 2:00 p.m. du...

The library system is closing at 2:00 p.m. due to the impending icy weather. The Friends meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled to another day this month (will post the date when confirmed.)

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Jan 08

Friends Of Hackett added an event.

Hackett Elementary will host a tour of the school for prospective families this coming Friday at 9:15am. Please contact the school if you have any questions at (215) 400-7470.

    School Tour for Prospective Families
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Jan 08

Do we have a 2018-2019 Kinder cohort thread?

Do we have a 2018-2019 Kinder cohort thread?

    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 08

Juniata Park Academy will be closed January 8, 2018

School staff is to report to the Kensington CAPA High School, located at 1901 N. Front Street.

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Officials said frozen pipes have impacted the building's, located at 801 E. Hunting Park Avenue, heating system.

    Juniata Park Academy will be closed January 8, 2018
    The School District of Philadelphia announced that one school will remain closed on Monday due to frozen pipes.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 08

Friends Of Hackett shared School District of ...

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    School District of Philadelphia
    School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 43K likes. Welcome to the official School District of Philadelphia Facebook page. www.philasd.org | www.twitter.com/PHLschools |...
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Jan 08

Juniata Park Academy will be closed on Monday

School staff is to report to the Kensington CAPA High School, located at 1901 N. Front Street.

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Officials said frozen pipes have impacted the building's, located at 801 E. Hunting Park Avenue, heating system.

    Juniata Park Academy closed Monday
    The School District of Philadelphia announced that one school will remain closed on Monday due to frozen pipes.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 07

Due to extremely cold temperatures over the l...

Due to extremely cold temperatures over the last week, Juniata Park Academy, located at 801 E. Hunting Park Avenue, will be closed on Monday, January 8, 2018 because of frozen pipes that have impacted the heating system. All after-school activities at Juniata Park Academy including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Monday are canceled as well. School staff is to report to the Kensington CAPA High School, located at 1901 N. Front Street. #PHLed

    School District of Philadelphia
    School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 40K likes. Welcome to the official School District of Philadelphia Facebook page. www.philasd.org | www.twitter.com/PHLschools |...
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Jan 07

Friends Of Hackett shared School District of ...

    School District of Philadelphia
    Our Department of Transportation Services has received confirmation from SEPTA that student transpasses for the week of January 1st will be honored on Monday MORNING, January 8, during students'...
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Jan 06

Jan 06

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF FIVE (5), ROOF MOUNTED HEAT PUMPS FOR AN EXISTING EIGHT-FAMILY DWELLING AS PER APPROVED PLANS. WORK TO INCLUDE MINOR INCIDENTAL DUCTWORK AND DIFFUSER INSTALLATION, NO PENETRATIONS OF FIRE RATED ASSEMBLIES PERMITTED.

    119 W SUSQUEHANNA AVE Issued January 3, 2018 Comment

Jan 05

Friends Of Hackett shared Portside Arts Cente...

Feeling cabin feverish? Our friends at Portside Arts Center run a 4 hour Saturday art camp for kids for $25!

    Children's Saturday Mini Camps
    Saturday Mini Day Camps @ Portside Time: 10:00am-1:00pm Ages: 4 -12 Cost: Mix & match 4 camps for $90 and save! Single Class $25 / $20 per additional child **Parents must...
    http://www.portsideartscenter.org

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