9 hours ago

19 hours ago

Police search for man who robbed 2 women within minutes of each other in Port Richmond

Police say the same man threw a 53-year-old woman to the ground and stole her purse along the 3600 block of Belgrade Street just five minutes earlier.

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In the video, you can see the thief following the 88-year-old as she walked with a cane down the 3200 block of Edgemont Street.

    Police search for man who robbed 2 women within minutes
    Philadelphia police are looking for a man who is accused of mugging two women within five minutes in Port Richmond last month. They have released surveillance video from the second robbery, that occurred back on the morning of June 30.
    http://6abc.com

20 hours ago

If we are open tomorrow we will be making hom...

If we are open tomorrow we will be making homemade blender-less slushies at STEAM Wednesday! It’s a science experiment AND a snack! 1:00 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    If we are open tomorrow we will be making homemade blender-less slushies at STEAM Wednesday! It's a science experiment AND a snack! 1:00 p.m.
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21 hours ago

DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, ...

DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, WE WILL CLOSE AT 3PM TODAY. WE WILL RE-OPEN TOMORROW AT NOON. OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, WE WILL CLOSE AT 3PM TODAY. WE WILL RE-OPEN TOMORROW AT NOON. OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES.
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21 hours ago

Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

...suspect then ran back to a dark colored SUV getting fleeing the wrong way down Belgrade Street towards Castor Avenue and was last seen in the area of Edgemont and Venango Streets.Incident #2:DC...

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Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

Commercial Robbery 4800 Chestnut St DC 18 18 042956 - Duration: 1:48.

Robbery Gun 5501 Chestnut St DC 18 18 040602 - Duration: 1:59.

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32.

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32.

Commercial Burglary 2267 Butler St DC 18 24 052599 - Duration: 1:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 206 views

Commercial Robbery Pattern 2931 Welsh Rd DC 18 08 020850 DC 18 08 022857 - Duration: 1:17.

Shooting Incident 1700 Mayland St DC 18 14 057941 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 522 views

Commercial Robbery 1812 W Cheltenham Ave DC 18 14 055453 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 163 views

    Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365
    Incident #1: DC 18-24-055348 On June 30, 2018, at 8:05 am, the victim a 53 year-old-female, was walking on the 3600 block of Belgrade Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind and threw the victim, to the ground and taking her purse.
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22 hours ago

Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]

...at 8:05 am, the victim a 53 year-old-female, was walking on the 3600 block of Belgrade Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind and threw the victim, to the...

...suspect then ran back to a dark colored SUV getting fleeing the wrong way down Belgrade Street towards Castor Avenue and was last seen in the area of Edgemont and Venango Streets...

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...am, the victim, an 88 year-old-female, after leaving church, was walking on the 3200 Edgemont Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind taking her wrist wallet then fleeing...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]
    On June 30, 2018, at 8:10 am, the victim, an 88 year-old-female, after leaving church, was walking on the 3200 Edgemont Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind taking her wrist wallet then fleeing back towards a black SUV parked at the corner of Edgemont and Madison Streets.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

41 hours ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Sadly, due to heat and small chance of rain at 6p, there will be no storytime tonight at Harrowgate Park. The next one will be Monday, August 13! Or, join us for storytimes/programs at other locations =). To sign up for text reminders for Baby/Toddler programs in and around Port Richmond, text @Portrichmo to 81010.* *Standard messaging rates apply.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
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46 hours ago

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week. Be sure to keep an eye out for any potential closings due to the heat! Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Teen Tuesdays: Scary Movie 1:00 p.m. Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: Homemade Slushies 1:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Book Club (adults) 6:30 p.m. Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. A Wrinkle in Time Book Club (registration required) 2:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week. Be sure to keep an eye out for any potential closings due to the heat! Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m....
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3 days ago

5 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Join us at Powers Park on July 27 for some outdoor fun!

    Powers Park Conservancy
    The Powers Park Conservancy in partnership with the Philadelphia Film Society, the Richmond Branch of the Free Library, and Port Richmond Town Watch presents Eleanor's Secret. Movie starts at dusk...
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5 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      3600 Block Aramingo Av July 10, 2018 @ 7:34 a.m. Comment

5 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS TO TAKEOUT RESTAURANT, TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF FIVE (5) RTU'S, NEW REGISTERS/DIFFUERS AND ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS TO TAKEOUT RESTAURANT, TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) KITCHEN HOODS, WITH EXHAUST FAN, MAKE UP AIR FAN AND ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEE APP# 861953 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

    2416 CASTOR AVE Issued July 10, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, today at 2 pm! W...

A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, today at 2 pm! We're discussing chapters 4-6.

6 days ago

6 days ago

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSI...

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 2PM. WE ARE STILL FUNCTIONING WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO BE OPEN TOMORROW AT 10AM.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 2PM. WE ARE STILL FUNCTIONING WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO BE OPEN TOMORROW AT 10AM.
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Jul 10

LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY ...

LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY YOUR YARDS! CHECK OUT OUR NEW BEE HIVE! TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY YOUR YARDS! CHECK OUT OUR NEW BEE HIVE! TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY!
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Jul 10

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

join us!

    Powers Park Conservancy
    Powers Park Conservancy added a new photo.
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Jul 10

Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesd...

Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 pm! We will be outside part of the time, so wear sunscreen!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 pm! We will be outside part of the time, so wear sunscreen!
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Jul 09

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers Park Conservancy Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. CareerLink 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Teen Tuesdays: Scary Movie 1:00 p.m. Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: Sun Prints 1:00 p.m. Planting for Pollinators Workshop 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. A Wrinkle in Time Book Club (registration required) 2:00 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers...
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Jul 07

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SINGLE SYSTEM CURB TRAP/MAIN DRAIN PA20181831163(SFD)"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"

    2736 E VENANGO ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment

Jul 06

EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation...

EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation)

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation)
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Jul 06

TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!

TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!
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Jul 06

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!
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Jul 06

IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Sk...

IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Skin Care! 5:30PM Richmond Library! FREE! Please reply to this if interested in attending! We need a number count.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Skin Care! 5:30PM Richmond Library! FREE! Please reply to this if interested in attending! We need a number count.
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Jul 05

THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FR...

THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FRIDAY JULY 6! 10AM-5PM

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FRIDAY JULY 6! 10AM-5PM
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Jul 05

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

The Richmond Library will be OPEN tomorrow, Fri 7/6 from 10a-5p. Little Movers Dance Party is ON for 3:30p. Hope you can join us! Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for reminders.* *Standard messaging rates apply.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
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Jul 05

JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!

JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!
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Jul 03

Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler ...

Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler storytime is ON for Thursday, July 5 at 2:30 PM at Lillian Marrero Branch Library! Hope you can join us!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler storytime is ON for Thursday, July 5 at 2:30 PM at Lillian Marrero Branch Library! Hope you can join us!
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Jul 02

Police: Mother, Teen Daughter Charged In Deaths Of 2 Men Struck By Girl Learning How To Drive

It happened in the 3600 block of Aramingo Avenue around 8:45 p.m.

    Police: Mother, Teen Daughter Charged In Deaths Of 2 Men Struck By Girl Learning How To Drive
    Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Man Calls 911 When Apartment Gets Unbearably Hot After Air Conditioning Goes Down In Building | Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A teenage girl and her mother have been charged in the deaths of two men after the girl struck them when learning how to drive at a shopping center, Philadelphia police say.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jul 02

LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE ...

LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO RE-OPEN on MONDAY JULY 9! We are all sorry to close, waiting on the city of fix our A/C.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO RE-OPEN on MONDAY JULY 9! We are all sorry to close, waiting on the city of fix our A/C.
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Jul 01

Jun 29

Thanks to all the teens who participated in t...

Thanks to all the teens who participated in this week's TEEN TUESDAY nail salon!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Thanks to all the teens who participated in this week's TEEN TUESDAY nail salon!
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Jun 29

Jun 28

If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book C...

If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club the first meeting is today at 2:00 p.m.!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club the first meeting is today at 2:00 p.m.!
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Jun 28

Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner ...

Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner has broken. We will stay open to the public until it gets unbearable in here. We do not want to close the branch and will do anything we can to stay open. Please call ahead to check if we are here: 215-685-9992.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner has broken. We will stay open to the public until it gets unbearable in here. We do not want to close the branch and will do anything we can to stay open....
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Jun 28

Jun 27

We are in the news! https://starnewsphilly.co...

We are in the news! https://starnewsphilly.com/home-sweet-home-50db605ef8a0

    Home sweet home - Star news
    By Melissa Komar While libraries are often perceived as quiet places, there's quite a buzz at the Richmond Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. On Thursday, June 7, a colony of approximately 10,000 honey bees, with one queen, arrived at the Port Richmond library, and was installed in an observation box fitted in a window to the far right of the entrance.
    https://starnewsphilly.com

Jun 26

Councilman Bobby Henon added 2 new photos — w...

I am committed to keeping our neighborhoods safe. That's why I met with Philadelphia Police 24th District Captain Stephen Clark, East Coast Wings + Grill, ShopRite of Aramingo Ave. and The Home Depot to identify ways to stop drag racing and runaway shopping carts in Port Richmond. We are all determined to finding and implementing a solution to eliminate this dangerous practice.

    Councilman Bobby Henon
    Councilman Bobby Henon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 5,191 likes · 306 talking about this. Father of two. Electrician by trade. Philadelphia City Council...
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Jun 26

Councilman Bobby Henon added 2 new photos — a...

I am committed to keeping our neighborhoods safe. That's why I met with Philadelphia Police 24th District Captain Stephen Clark, East Coast Wings + Grill, ShopRite of Aramingo Ave. and The Home Depot to identify ways to stop drag racing and runaway shopping carts in Port Richmond. We are all determined to finding and implementing a solution to eliminate this dangerous practice.

    Councilman Bobby Henon
    Councilman Bobby Henon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 5,191 likes · 306 talking about this. Father of two. Electrician by trade. Philadelphia City Council...
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Jun 26

Suspects Wanted For Stealing Vehicles From Port Richmond Body Shop

Police say they were caught on surveillance video early Sunday morning at the shop at 2701 E. Butler Avenue.

They also took a Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Journey. Police later recovered the Dodge near the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.

    Suspects Wanted For Stealing Vehicles From Port Richmond Body Shop
    Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two thieves are wanted for stealing an exotic vehicle and two SUV's from JJ Auto Body in Port Richmond. Police say they were caught on surveillance video early Sunday morning at the shop at 2701 E. Butler Avenue.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 26

This week's STEAM Wednesday project is spin a...

This week's STEAM Wednesday project is spin art! Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    This week's STEAM Wednesday project is spin art! Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.
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Jun 26

Commercial Burglary 2701 E Butler St DC 18 24 053336

Commercial Burglary 2701 E Butler St DC 18 24 053336

...tools along with three vehicles listed below. Vehicle #1 was recovered by police on the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.2017 Dodge Journey black PA# JYR3652 (***RECOVERED***)2014 Campagna VR13 white CA tag# 23J88512013 Jeep...

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Theft 720 Sansom St DC 18 06 025575 - Duration: 2:02. PhiladelphiaPolice 947 views

    Commercial Burglary 2701 E Butler St DC 18 24 053336
    On June 24, 2018, at approx. 1:50 am, two unknown males gained entry to JJ Auto body located at 2701 E Butler Avenue. Once inside the suspect took multiple tools along with three vehicles listed below. Vehicle #1 was recovered by police on the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Jun 26

Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Burglary in the 24th District [VIDEO]

On June 24, 2018, at approx. 1:50 am, two unknown males gained entry to JJ Auto body located at 2701 E Butler Avenue. Once inside the suspect took multiple tools along with three vehicles listed below. Vehicle #1 was recovered by police on the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.

On June 24, 2018, at approx. 1:50 am, two unknown males gained entry to JJ Auto body located at 2701 E Butler Avenue. Once inside the suspect took multiple tools along with three vehicles listed below. Vehicle #1 was recovered by police on the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Burglary in the 24th District [VIDEO]
    On June 24, 2018, at approx. 1:50 am, two unknown males gained entry to JJ Auto body located at 2701 E Butler Avenue. Once inside the suspect took multiple tools along with three vehicles listed below. Vehicle #1 was recovered by police on the 3500 block of Belgrade Street.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

Jun 26

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      2400 Block E. Venango St. June 13, 2018 @ 7:06 a.m. Comment
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      2500 Block Castor Ave. June 13, 2018 @ 4:46 p.m. Comment

Jun 25

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Rescheduled for tonight at 6:00!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Our next Sensory Storytime is Monday, June 18 at 6:00 p.m.! Join us to read, sing, and do fun movement activities, geared toward children on the autism spectrum and their families. Stay after to play...
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