6 hours ago

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this ...

Hi neighbors! It’s been awhile. Thought this was a good one.

    Point Breeze Dog Park
    Hi neighbors! It's been awhile. Thought this was a good one.
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7 hours ago

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is t...

Calling all future Tree Tenders: MAY 9 is the start of the next Tree Tenders class. In just three Wednesday evenings, you'll become a certified Tree Tender and learn the basics of street tree planting and care. It's very cool and actually super important. $40. The details are here: https://phsonline.org/events/tree-tenders-spring-basic-training-1/

    Tree Tenders Spring Basic Training | Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a PHS Tree Tender! The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community.
    https://phsonline.org

7 hours ago

This is the last week to get early bird ticke...

This is the last week to get early bird tickets for A NICE Night at On Point Bistro. Prices will go up to $65 after April 30th, so don't wait!

    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary
    Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, Philadelphia, PA. 560 likes · 4 talking about this. NICE, Neighbors Investing in Childs Elementary, helps support excellent education for all children in the...
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8 hours ago

Today is the start of severe weather awarenes...

Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit https://www.weather.gov/ctp/SevereWeatherAwarenessWeek

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Today is the start of severe weather awareness week. We are starting off with the topic of tornadoes. For more information on this and other topics for severe weather awareness week, visit...
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30 hours ago

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for ano...

Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at similar temperatures the rest of this week, with slightly cooler highs Tuesday.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Happy Sunday morning! We are in store for another quiet weather day with pleasant afternoon highs in the mid 60s for most locations and near 60 for higher elevations in the Poconos. We are looking at...
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37 hours ago

38 hours ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF (3) STORY STRUCTURES W/ CELLAR(S) TO CONTAIN 25 DWELLING UNITS W/ PRIVATE ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY PILOT HOUSE(S) (TO CONTAIN STAIRS AND LANDING ONLY, NOT TO EXCEED 90 S.F.) AS PER PLANS W/ 30 ACCESSORY PARKING STALL 2 OF WHICH TO BE ACCESSIBLE AND 2 ELECTRICAL CHARGING STALLS NOT TO EXCEED 15'IN HEIGHT.

    1500 S 25TH ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT TO COMPLY WITH CASE NO. 611483. FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE WITH MASONRY BEARING WALL & WOOD FRAMED CONSTRUCTION VIA HAND DEMOLITION ONLY. . PER B-3307.1.2, THE RESPONSIBILITY OF AFFORDING ANY LICENSE TO ENTER ADJOINING PROPERTY SHALL REST UPON THE OWNER OF THE ADJOINING PROPERTY INVOLVED. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON MAKING OR CAUSING CONSTRUCTION OR DEMOLITION OPERATIONS TO OBTAIN ANY NECESSARY LICENSE TO ENTER ADJOINING PROPERTY FROM THE OWNER OF SUCH PROPERTY PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK. *PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

    2340 GERRITT ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING ADMIN REVIEW

    TO AMEND PREVIOUSLY APPROVED AP#667375, GRANTED VARIANCE BY THE ZBA UNDER CAL#27089, TO RELOCATE BALCONIES ALONG 24TH ST, ADD BALCONIES ALONG WHARTON ST, RELOCATE BALCONIES ALONG REAR FACADE, AND RELOCATE PILOT HOUSES; NO CHANGE IN FOOTPRINT OF PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ATTACHED STRUCTURE (SEE AP#788244); NO CHANGE TO PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USES OF VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (TWELVE (12) DWELLING UNITS); NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

    1300-04 S 24TH ST Issued April 20, 2018 Comment

38 hours ago

39 hours ago

2 people killed in Point Breeze house fire

Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, flames broke out inside a home in the 1400 block of South 23rd Street.

    2 people killed in Point Breeze house fire
    Two people are dead, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation as police continue to hold the scene Saturday night. Just before 5 a.m. Saturday, flames broke out inside a home in the 1400 block of South 23rd Street. Firefighters arrived to unconfirmed reports of people trapped inside.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Good Saturday afternoon all. Hope you are enj...

Good Saturday afternoon all. Hope you are enjoying the sunny weather! Temperatures are slightly below average but still mild compared to how chilly this spring has been so far. Have a good weekend everyone!


2 days ago

Heavy Fire In Point Breeze Leaves 2 Dead

The blaze broke out at a row home on the 1400 block of S. 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning.

    Heavy Fire In Point Breeze Leaves 2 Dead
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two people are dead after an early morning fire in Point Breeze, according to Philadelphia fire officials. The blaze broke out at a row home on the 1400 block of S. 23 rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning. "It was crazy.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Philadelphia House Fire Kills Two People

More than 60 firefighters arrived at the two-story home, located on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street, shortly before 5 a.m. They battled “very heavy fire from the first floor” before finding the two bodies inside.

    Philadelphia House Fire Kills Two People
    A 60-year-old woman and 53-year-old man died Saturday morning after a fire broke out in their Point Breeze home, investigators said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

2 people killed in South Philadelphia house fire

Firefighters were called to the home on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

    2 people killed in South Philadelphia house fire
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Two people are dead after they became trapped in a house fire in South Philadelphia. Firefighters were called to the home on the 1400 block of South 23rd Street just before 5 a.m. Saturday. Police officers were first to arrive on the scene, and came across flames shooting from the house.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Box 2443 26th & Tasker Streets AOI: 1430 s 23...

Box 2443 26th & Tasker Streets AOI: 1430 s 23rd st 2 story 14x45 heavy fire on 1st floor and 2nd Floor. All Hands in service. Special Call 2 more engines and extra ladder.

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2 days ago

US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Moun...

Outside of a couple of warm days last week, temperatures in April have been well below normal. Though temperatures trend a bit warmer early next week, the last week of April will be at or slightly below normal. Temperatures at or slightly above normal are possible for first week of May.


2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR ALTERATIONS 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.

    2350 GERRITT ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STADARD ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS 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.

    2604 GERRITT ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    2322 MOUNTAIN ST Issued April 19, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

2 days ago

4/20 is kind of a big deal here in Grays Ferr...

4/20 is kind of a big deal here in Grays Ferry. "April 20th, 1789 – George Washington arrives at Grays Ferry, Philadelphia while en route to Manhattan for his inauguration." http://www.ebroadsheet.com/today-history-april-20/


3 days ago

Good afternoon everyone. After a cool morning...

Good afternoon everyone. After a cool morning, most locations have warmed into the upper 40s to near 50. Saturday morning lows will also be quite chilly but we will rebound to an even warmer afternoon. Freeze warnings are in effect tonight for Berks, Chester, and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania and Cecil County in Maryland. For a specific forecast, enter your location on our webpage: https://www.weather.gov/phi/.


3 days ago

Apr. 21

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

    Apr. 21
    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids' run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

3 days ago

Still a little cool and breezy today but it w...

Still a little cool and breezy today but it will be dry with plenty of sunshine. Fair weather with sunshine persists through the weekend into early next week with a gradual warming trend. For local forecast details specific to your location please visit weather.gov/phi and enter your city or zip code in the upper left.


3 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 11- SPEAKERS, 6- INTERCOM PHONES, 12- CAMERAS, 14- DATA LINES AND DATA RACK... PER 2008 NEC (RETAIL STORE)

    2500 WHARTON ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW GROUNDING SYSTEM AND RUN LINES FOR HARDWIRED SMOKE DETECTOR & FISHING ADDITION OUTLETS, INSTALL NEW OUTLET & SWITCHES AS PER NEC 2008 SOUTH DISTRICT

    2633 TASKER ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

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4 days ago

WEEKEND HAPPENINGS on Saturday 4/21: --Smith ...

WEEKEND HAPPENINGS on Saturday 4/21: --Smith Playground Ribbon Cutting | 11am-3pm | 2100 S. 24th St. | Contact Councilman Johnson's office for info: 215-686-3412 --4th Annual Point Breeze 5K Walk/Run & Health Fair | Wharton Square Park 2300 Wharton St. | 10am | REGISTRATION CLOSES TODAY! (https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Philadelphia/PointBreeze5K)


4 days ago

Showers are currently moving into the area fr...

Showers are currently moving into the area from the west. Temperatures will remain warm enough for rain but some snow is likely to mix in for the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey. Rain and snow showers should move out of the area by mid afternoon. Winds will pick up as showers move through and will remain blustery through the evening with lows in the mid 30s throughout much of the region and near 30 for the Poconos and northern New Jersey.

    US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly
    Showers are currently moving into the area from the west. Temperatures will remain warm enough for rain but some snow is likely to mix in for the Poconos and extreme northwest New Jersey. Rain and...
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4 days ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

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Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

...22-          50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23-          Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25-          42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25-          Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25-          HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25-          Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26-          Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28-          State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

May 2-            State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599. Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

4 days ago

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting ...

"Grays Ferry’s Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize, makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical, makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub."

    Pennovation Center gets two new biotech startups - Technical.ly Philly
    Grays Ferry's Pennovation Center is getting a couple of new tenants. Biorealize , makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and ZSX Medical , makers of a medical device focusing on minimally-invasive surgery, are the latest companies to join the Penn-run, 58,000-square-foot tech transfer hub.
    https://technical.ly

4 days ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    THE INSTALLATION OF A ONE (1) INCH COMBINED SERVICE LINE FOR A FIRE & DOMESTIC SUPPLY LINE. MULTIPURPOSE RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGNED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D.

    1317 S TAYLOR ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR ALTERATIONS THROUGHOUT, TO INCLUDE DRYWALL AND SHEETROCK, REMODEL BATHROOM AND KITCHEN, NEW WINDOWS AND DOORS IN EXISTING OPENING. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. NOTE: CONTRACTOR IS LISTED AS A "SOLE PROPRIETOR" AND HAS NO EMPLOYEES AND/OR WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE - ALL SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRE SEPARATE LICENSES AND INSURANCE SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL WORK. NO OTHER WORK ALLOWED UNDER THIS PERMIT.

    2341 MORRIS ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 120AMP MLO PANEL PROVIDE POWER WIRING TO FREEZER COOLER INSTALL CHECK OUT POWER AND RECEPTACLES 4 POWER POLES INSTALL METER WIRING AND CONNECTION RELOCATE OFFICE POWER CIRCUIT INSTALL 2 BATHROOM HAND DRYERS EMS SYSTEM DOOR ALARM SYSTEM INSTALL 4 COMPACT FLOOR LIGHT BULBS AT CHECKOUT DISCONNECT 1-3/60 2- 2/40/250 2- 2/20/250 AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    2500 WHARTON ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS AND RENOVATION WITH REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED FLOOR/ROOF FRAMING MEMBERS IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER PLAN. ** EXISTING PARTY WALLS, 8 INCHES OR LESS IN THICKNESS SHALL NOT BE CUT FOR JOIST POCKETS, NOR HAVE EXISTING JOIST POCKETS ENLARGED FOR INSERTION OF FLOOR JOISTS, BEAMS, OR OTHER STRUCTURAL MEMBERS, ** ADD'L PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK, INCLUDING THE INSTALLATION OF LEDGER BOARDS **

    2425 WHARTON ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE AND WIRE BULDING WITH SWITCHES, OUTLETS, LIGHTS, FIXTURES, SMOKES AND C/O SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    1252 S 27TH ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment
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