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Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly

Where: Awbury Arboretum at the Francis Cope House at 1 Awbury Rd.

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Where: American Sardine Bar at 1800 Federal St.

Where: Parkway Central Library - 4th Floor Rooftop Terrace at 1901 Vine St.

Where: The Schmidt's Commons at 1001 N. 2nd St.

Where: Healing Arts Studio at 15 W. Highland Ave.

Where: Roots Philly Yoga at 466 N. 10th St.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: American Swedish Historical Museum at 1900 Pattison Ave.

Where: Private residence in Northern Liberties at 833 N. 5th St.

Where: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.

Where: Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Ave.

Where: a.bar at 1737 Walnut St.

    Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly
    This year, the summer solstice falls on Thursday, June 21, and Philly is ready to celebrate. There are peak sunshine festivities on the longest day of the year and throughout the weekend. The city is marking the cosmic event with music performances, glow in the dark meditation, maypole dancing, Reiki sessions, boozy snowcones, festivals, workshops and pop-up dinners.
    https://billypenn.com

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Pop-Up Dinner

Where: Awbury Arboretum at the Francis Cope House at 1 Awbury Rd.

    Pop-Up Dinner
    Per the Eventbrite page, this is "a dinner inspired by the ancient Celtic solstice tradition of enjoying foods with the colors of the sun, that feature the force of fire and light!" Sounds exciting. The five-course dinner, prepared by Claire Phelan, will feature seasonal produce, foraged flowers, fragrant herbs and "forest things."
    https://billypenn.com

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Local Preschool Earns LEED Certification

The Goddard School, a leader in early childhood education, located in Plymouth Meeting, PA has been awarded a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. The Goddard School located in Plymouth Meeting was awarded the highest points earned from any certified daycare facility nationwide from the updated LEED certification program.

LEED certification, a third-party certification program and nationally accepted benchmark for green buildings, recognizes high-performance schools that are healthy and comfortable...

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The Goddard School, a leader in early childhood education, located in Plymouth Meeting, PA has been awarded a gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. The Goddard School located in Plymouth Meeting was awarded the highest points earned from any certified daycare facility nationwide from the updated LEED certification program.

LEED certification, a third-party certification program and nationally accepted benchmark for green buildings, recognizes high-performance schools that are healthy and comfortable for students and teachers. LEED certification is recognized across the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building. By addressing the uniqueness of school spaces and children’s health issues, LEED provides a comprehensive tool for schools that wish to build green with measurable results.
Some of the school’s energy and sustainability features include:

• Triple pane windows that prevent drafts, save energy from escaping the building, and allow the sun to heat spaces during winter months.
• Super insulated walls, floor, and roof that reduce the size of heating and cooling equipment and keep room temperatures comfortable.
• A building envelope that is designed to reduce air infiltration to passive house levels.
o Passive house buildings are super-insulated, virtually airtight structures that rely on solar energy and the heat generated by people and appliances to do the heavy lifting on climate control, especially during the winter.
• An interior lighting system that harvests free daylight entering the building via classroom and clerestory windows.

For more information visit: https://www.goddardschool.com/philadelphia/plymouth-meeting-walton-road-pa

    Preschool & Daycare Plymouth Meeting, PA | The Goddard School
    We are NOW OPEN! We are located on Walton Road in Plymouth Meeting, serving families from the surrounding neighborhoods of Conshohocken, Lafayette Hill, East Norriton, Blue Bell and Norristown. We are more than a typical daycare; we are committed to providing the highest quality experience for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and Pre-K children.
    http://www.goddardschool.com

Jun 09

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE COMPLETE WITH GROUND,WIRE THROUGHOUT OUTLETS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,SMOKE DETECTORS AND GFCI PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

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    2 WC,2 SINKS,1 TUB,1 KITCHEN SINK AND STAND PIPE (SFD)

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    COMPLETE REHAB INCLUDING: INSTALLATION OF NEW HARDWOOD FLOORING, FINISHED BASEMENT, NEW INSULATION/DRYWALL, NEW BATHROOM, NEW KITCHEN.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.

    6118 MUSGRAVE ST Issued May 31, 2018 Comment

Jun 02

Herbicides at Carpenters Woods

I live across the street from Carpenter's Woods, along the Thumb.

I find it curious that, to contain invasive plants at Carpenter's Woods, an herbicide is sprayed whose active ingredient, triclopyr acid, offers "mild toxicity to birds" and which kills non-invasive plants, while killing and/or toxifying the berries that surround the Thumb, that birds eat.

https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/reg_actions/reregistration/fs_G-82_1-Oct-98.pdf

Last summer three little signs were posted at the Thumb which were not sufficient to warn my landlady, her dog, and myself that walking...

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I live across the street from Carpenter's Woods, along the Thumb.

I find it curious that, to contain invasive plants at Carpenter's Woods, an herbicide is sprayed whose active ingredient, triclopyr acid, offers "mild toxicity to birds" and which kills non-invasive plants, while killing and/or toxifying the berries that surround the Thumb, that birds eat.

https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/reg_actions/reregistration/fs_G-82_1-Oct-98.pdf

Last summer three little signs were posted at the Thumb which were not sufficient to warn my landlady, her dog, and myself that walking the sidewalk might cause irritation to skin or eyes. Both of which happened.

Perhaps others were affected, too.

As an ecologist who has taught at two universities, I am not yet convinced that destroying invasives at the perimeter of this park is of greater benefit to biodiversity here than the damage that may be caused to birds, berries, and people here.

    https://www3.epa.gov

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Leaves of Grass Reading with Big Blue Marble Bookstore

Location: the Cope House at Awbury Arboretum, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138

    Leaves of Grass Reading with Big Blue Marble Bookstore
    Big Blue Marble's 2nd annual Whitman Community Read will be on the beautiful grounds around the Cope House. This year they will be reading aloud all of the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass. All are welcome, and we invite volunteers to read sections or personal favorites.
    http://planphilly.com

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What does PRIDE mean to you? Read what PGMC m...

What does PRIDE mean to you? Read what PGMC member, Dr. Steve, said! Why stay home, when Pride Tour opens this Friday! Get your tickets in advance at bit.ly/pridetour. *May 18, 2018 at 8pm (ASL) Abington Friends School – 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, PA 19046 *May 19, 2018 at 8pm (ASL) Saint Luke Lutheran Church – 203 N Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333 *May 20, 2018 at 6pm (ASL) - NEARLY SOLD OUT! University Lutheran Church – 3637 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA 19104

    Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus
    What does PRIDE mean to you? Read what PGMC member, Dr. Steve, said! Why stay home, when Pride Tour opens this Friday! Get your tickets in advance at bit.ly/pridetour. *May 18, 2018 at 8pm (ASL)...
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Missing Endangered Person – Jackie Robinson – from the 14th District

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating Missing Endangered Person 70-year-old Jackie Robinson. Mr. Robinson, who has Dementia, was last seen at his on the 5900 block of Avonhoe Road at approximately 5:30 pm this evening.

Mr. Robinson, is 6’0”, 165 lbs, and dark brown complexion; with brown eyes and short black hair. He was last seen wearing a brown robe, black slippers and a tan cap. His wallet was located in the area of Chew and Chelten Avenue.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Endangered Person - Jackie Robinson - from the 14th District
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating Missing Endangered Person 70-year-old Jackie Robinson. Mr. Robinson, who has Dementia, was last seen at his on the 5900 block of Avonhoe Road at approximately 5:30 pm this evening.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 13

Man shot dead in Germantown

It occurred before 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the 500 block of East Tulpehocken Street.

    Man shot dead in Germantown
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Police say a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood. It occurred before 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the 500 block of East Tulpehocken Street. The victim was shot multiple times in the chest. He died a short time later at Einstein Medical Center.
    http://6abc.com

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Wheel lug nuts stolen!?

I recently had 9 lug nuts stolen from my parked car while Home on Umbria. They left the wheel lock but took the 3 lug nuts from 3 of my tires. Lucky the tires didn’t fall off. Has anyone else had this happen in the area?

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    REPLACE WATER HEATER - THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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