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Calling all parents: If you are willing to share a copy of your child's assigned summer reading list, we would be most grateful! We have the School district K-8 list, but still need the high school list, St. Cecilia's lists, and any other lists you might be able to share with us. Our sincere thanks!
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If a child or teen in your life faces hunger this summer, use this website to learn more about the summer meals program run by the coalition against hunger: http://www.hungercoalition.org/summermeals
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Wondering what the dates for city pool openings are? Here they are! https://whyy.org/articles/it-must-finally-be-summer-city-pools-open-starting-tuesday/
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Fox Chase Library, Welsh Road Library, Torresdale Library, Bustleton Library, Holmesburg Library, and Katherine Drexel Library will all have a delayed opening of 2:00 this Thursday, 6/21.
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Happening NOW!!! Free Car SHOW 400 Ashbourne Rd. Come on out. Happy Fathers Day!!!!
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June 14 th - was our rescheduled monthly meeting. The board scheduled this new date to accommodate a vote on PATH. Their appeal is scheduled for 6-21-2018. PATH responded to inquiries from the neighborhood; forwarded by the R.C.O. The response as addressed by residents left many unanswered questions. As scheduled 6:30 - 7:00pm " A motion to vote on PATH's Appeal was made. The motion and vote was made solely on the 4 reasons for appeal. Results of the vote. 19- Opposed 4- Support 1- no vote. The recorded vote was forwarded to PATH and the Councilmans Office prior to noon 15 th as promised. Additionally the residents requested a deed restriction on the parking lot property ; to be used only for parking. A public hearing at The Z.B.A. Is scheduled for 4:30 pm 6-21-2018. 7:00 pm- Strahle St. Assisted living duplex to have up to 5 subsidized tenent's and full time supervision was heard. Special exceptions/ Z.B.A. Results will be posted next week.
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Rhawnhurst is a little better thanks to your neighbors. See you next time? Clean up at Summerdale and Glendale St. Circles.
Attention!!! Give an hour back to your community! 9:00am Saturday 16th at Glendale and Summerdale St. Clean up...... Meet John Guinan. Thank you.
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Summer is here and that means going down to the shore. And what is a favorite relaxing beach activity? Why, it’s sitting on the beach with a good book. What! You don’t have any good books or you’ve read them all? No worries. This Saturday, June 16 from 9 AM to noon at Lincoln High School, Ryan Ave. parking lot, FOPP will be having our monthly recycling and that includes our FREE book and magazine tables. Yes, I said tableS, because we get a lot of books and need more than one table to hold them all. We love when people take them from us, so now’s your chance! You can also bring your unwanted books and magazines to give them a second life. While you are visiting bring your paper/cardboard and aluminum to recycle with us (please separate the aluminum from the paper). We also take clothing and shoes. Lastly, being June, we collect old and worn flags in honor of Flag Day. Flags will be properly disposed of through a local veteran’s group.
What a fun time we had celebrating today!
We will be celebrating at 4:00 today with the sounds of the sixties from All Around this World. Light refreshments to follow. We hope you can join us for Peace, Love and your Fox Chase Neighborhood Library!
4:00 tomorrow! Come celebrate 50 years of your Fox Chase Neighborhood Library! We can’t wait.
Some photos of wildlife in the park by Ed Reiss.The heron and duck shots were taken at the waterfall off Veree Rd. The chipmunk and squirrel shots were taken at the bird blind off Verree Rd by the environmental center. The nuthatch was at the feeder next to the environmental center.
The book sale and craft show are on until 3:00! Don’t miss out!
Morning clean up at Our playground. 6 bags of trash off the street. Thank you John and Ken. Your V.P. And Pres.
Just a few of the beautiful crafts available
Does anyone have the number for Andy,s Lawn Service
Restoration for June 2 will start at 1PM instead of 10AM. Meet at the parking lot of Pennepack Baptist Church and help prepare the area for Sunday's Krewstown Fest. Assistance is also needed throughout the day at the Fest on Sunday anytime between 8AM and 5PM. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help out on Sunday.
We’re taking story time outside to our lovely courtyard on this gorgeous spring day
Attention! Please share and attend if you are able. June 4th 10:00 am. City Hall Room 400 Criminal and Defiant Trespassers Bill Bill # 180430 "General Overview" People can get into your house and you can't get them out. This Bill Has many Co-Sponsers
CORA family services needs your help to assess the strengths and concerns of the communities in Greater Northeast Philadelphia. Your responses will be instrumental in designing CORA's future programs.
Our Assosiation is not an appendage of City Hall! I want to respectfully make it as clear as I can. We have worked in our community to protect and promote a safer ; cleaner; purer and wholesome environment for all of our residents. Zoning- These " meetings/ hearing" while we as a group hash out something which "might" benifit or " might not" benifit us; should never devide us as a community! The ZBA implements and ajudicates the laws as they apply to each zoning issue. When a current " idea" or desire of a business or resident does not meet these regulations we are asked to provide a forum for a meeting. The meeting isn't to discuss the operations of the presenter! The meeting is to address the REASONS listed on the REFUSAL! Why you like someone or something is very important to you. However if our " personal desires" aren't listed on the REFUSAL ; they aren't the topic of dicusion. Example; An icecream store wants to open up on Castor Ave. They are Refused because the zoning laws require a parking lot; which doesn't exist. We are presented to see if WE ; as a community ( Assiciation) would be " WILLING to overlook the absence of a parking lot and suggest.... Yes SUGGEST they be allowed to open. " will you serve vanilla ?" " will children eat your icecream?" " will people throw trash on the ground?" And best yet... " I've eaten there icecream for 49 years it's the best!!!" Folks the REFUSAL was for Parking!!! If a parking lot existed the store would be open already! At our last meeting business owners pushed for a vote. Why???? They want customers!!! Currently a Corperation which is the owner of an adjacent property ; while protocol for notice was instituted; the Corperate office was never forwarded the information. Simply ; if we rush; if we are pushed; if we aren't focused and diligent we are wasting resources that could better serve our community.
Our phone lines remain out of service. We do not have an estimate for when service might be restored. Phone inquiries can be directed to other neighborhood libraries. Thank you and we are sorry for the inconvenience.
Please be advised: The Fox Chase Library is currently without phone service.
Today is the third Thursday of the month, so the Fox Chase Library will have a delayed opening of 2:00 for professional development. Materials can be returned to the book drop boxes in front of the library or renewed online or over the phone.
Hear ye hear ye! The annual Friends of Fox Chase Library Book Sale and Craft Fair will be on Saturday, June 2 from 9-3! Bake Sale! Raffle! Come one, come all!!!
Election Day!!!!! With bad weather forecasted and s slow start your vote might count twice.😳 Get out and vote!!
Monthly Meeting!!!! May 17 6:30 pm E.E.B 7:00 pm zoning 2- proposals on the docket! Come out tell a friend. Robo calls to follow.
We are looking forward to this morning's Downsizing Program with Adriane Weinberg of An Organized Approach! Also, mark your calendars for three weeks from today - that is the date for the Friends of Fox Chase Library's Annual book sale and craft show! It will take place on Saturday June 2 from 9-3.
A nice neighborhood event at Pennypack tomorrow evening
Verizon is working on fiber-optic line replacement at the Fox Chase Neighborhood Library today, which can result in some (hopefully brief) phone outages. Please bear with us!
We are closing at 4:30 today due to excessive heat.
**UPDATE: We went to try to get the bird at 9:45, and it had taken off. We will keep a lookout and see if he returns. If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s currently visiting the library- please share! It’s currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3