12 min ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 5 ...

Our Creative Drama Intensive class put on an incredible show last night, featuring colorful set changes, multiple narrators, and magical snow wolves who live on the planet Aaaar and really love ice cream.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center added a new photo.
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3 hours ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
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3 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
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4 hours ago

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015...

Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE Fellow Grant Vaughn and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Title: Strata Artist: Grant Vaughn Date: 2015 ITE Materials: Cherry Dimensions: 13 dia. X 3" depth Price: Museum Collection, Gift of the Artist You can see this piece by past 2015 Windgate ITE...
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5 hours ago

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root B...

Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their house-made Root Beer in a drinking cup made by Resident Artist, Daniel Ricardo Teran. This hand-made cup, inspired by a historical Root Beer cup in the Franklin Fountain collection, is included in the ticket price. Tickets available here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/handcrafted/1988

    The Clay Studio
    Join us for an effervescent evening of Root Beer tasting! In this tasting led by the owners of the Franklin Fountain, you learn about the production and origin of this timeless beverage. Try their...
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6 hours ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. Want to learn more about our holdings? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
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27 hours ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival fr...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Douglas Peltzman. Shop this and more new arrivals here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/55/New%20Arrivals

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshotmonday with this new arrival from Douglas Peltzman. Shop this and more new arrivals here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/55/New%20Arrivals
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28 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promo...

The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes art in wood and we need you to help plant the seeds to grow. The Center is giving away FREE seeds to start your own vegetables and plants. By participating in the Seed Campaign we encourage you to become a member, by doing so, you’ll receive a special offer to use in our Museum Store. To learn more go to http://ow.ly/3BG430jS88Z

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes art in wood and we need you to help plant the seeds to grow. The Center is giving away FREE seeds to start your own vegetables and plants. By...
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31 hours ago

25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 2701, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Various locations including National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

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Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street

...through Memorial Day at this sprawling green space in South Philadelphia at the corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue (across the street from AT&T Station and the sports complex...

Where:FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue & S. Broad Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Cruiser Olympia at Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Bok Bar, 800 Mifflin Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Lithuanian Music Hall Association, 2715 E. Allegheny Avenue

Where:Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue

    25+ Excellent Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 21-28
    Sail Philadelphia | Photo by M. Stanley for Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Memorial Day weekend happenings, a free fireworks show, Sail Philadelphia, opening of Bok Bar and more... Memorial Day weekend welcomes the unofficial start of summer - and there's no shortage of awesome things to do.
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32 hours ago

Good morning! NLNA's general meeting is this ...

Good morning! NLNA's general meeting is this Thursday, 5/24 at 7pm. Principal Feggins is coming to the meeting to talk about our school. Hope to see you at the community center!

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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared their post....

In just a few weeks the Windgate ITE International Residence program will begin.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center is excited about the arrival of the 23rd year of the Windgate ITE International Residency Program. Learn more about the 2018 and 2019 fellows by following the link. https://conta.cc/2FCmNe2
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2 days ago

We are seeking motivated makers to join our t...

We are seeking motivated makers to join our team! The Work Exchange program provides young artists with an intensely focused, self-directed technical educational study in exchange for working with The Clay Studio’s educational programs. APPLICATION IS DUE JUNE 1ST! *** there is no application fee so what's stopping you?! More information and the application is available here: https://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/artist-program/work-exchange-program Photo of past Work Exchange Artist and current Gallery and Retail Assistant, Corrine Kula.

    The Clay Studio
    We are seeking motivated makers to join our team! The Work Exchange program provides young artists with an intensely focused, self-directed technical educational study in exchange for working with...
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2 days ago

2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEALING LATERAL PA20181350971(APT)"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"

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3 days ago

We have amazing pieces coming in for The Clay...

We have amazing pieces coming in for The Clay Studio National including these beauties from Adam Chau. More information is available here: https://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibitions/the-clay-studio-national-2018

    The Clay Studio
    We have amazing pieces coming in for The Clay Studio National including these beauties from Adam Chau. More information is available here:...
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3 days ago

The Clay Studio shared Annenberg Center Live'...

Check out this photo of our Hands On Clay - Children’s Festival: Claymation, catch us there today from 10am - 3pm. Thanks for the photo Annenberg Center Live!

    Annenberg Center Live
    Annenberg Center Live added a new photo - with The Clay Studio.
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3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS 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. FOR THE REMOVAL AND RESETTING OF BRICKS IN A SAND BED.

    156 N 3RD ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Stop by the Center and experience this unusua...

Stop by the Center and experience this unusual retrospective, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. The exhibition features Mississippi's sculptures, paintings, prints and artists books. Running now through July 21st.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Stop by the Center and experience this unusual retrospective, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. The exhibition features Mississippi's sculptures, paintings, prints and artists books. Running now...
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4 days ago

Our Teaching Artist, Janice Strawder is showi...

Our Teaching Artist, Janice Strawder is showing her work in "Contemporary Tile and Mosaic”, an exhibit of six local tile/mosaic artists who are masters of this fine craft. The exhibit was curated and installed by Janice. Janice started at The Clay Studio in 1994 as a Resident Artist, and is now approaching 25 years of teaching at TCS! Go check out this show!

    The Clay Studio
    Our Teaching Artist, Janice Strawder is showing her work in "Contemporary Tile and Mosaic", an exhibit of six local tile/mosaic artists who are masters of this fine craft. The exhibit was curated and...
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4 days ago

The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18t...

The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18th.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18th.
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5 days ago

Join us for Hands On Clay - Children’s Festiv...

Join us for Hands On Clay - Children’s Festival: Claymation at Annenberg Center Live for some Claymation fun! Thursday, May 17th - Saturday May 19th from 10:30 AM - 1 PM on weekdays and 10 AM - 3 PM on Saturday.

    The Clay Studio
    Join us for Hands On Clay - Children's Festival: Claymation at Annenberg Center Live for some Claymation fun! Thursday, May 17th - Saturday May 19th from 10:30 AM - 1 PM on weekdays and 10 AM - 3 PM...
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5 days ago

Check out Philadelphia Magazine's review of V...

Check out Philadelphia Magazine's review of Vista Peru, one of Old City's new restaurants! 🍽️

    Playing Favorites: Vista Peru Reviewed
    There are people out there who love Peruvian food, and there are people who've never tried it. No one falls in between. Vista Peru is a potato lover's paradise. All Peruvian restaurants are, really. They're places where the potato is taken in strange new directions - used as filling, like bread, as a center-plate star - and respected as the miraculous tuber it is.
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5 days ago

June starts the 23rd year of the Windgate ITE...

June starts the 23rd year of the Windgate ITE International Residency. Here's an image looking back at the 2016 Fellows during the gallery talk for allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2016. To learn more about the residency go to - http://ow.ly/E51z30jZF9Q To view allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2016 go to - http://ow.ly/oYfZ30jZF6A

    The Center for Art in Wood
    June starts the 23rd year of the Windgate ITE International Residency. Here's an image looking back at the 2016 Fellows during the gallery talk for allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2016. To learn more...
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5 days ago

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
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5 days ago

Local history: Learn about Philadelphia’s seedy, beloved Tenderloin – May 17 & June 3

A historic photo depicting the 700 block of Race Street in 1915.(Courtesy of PhillyHistory.org)

    Local history: Learn about Philadelphia's seedy, beloved Tenderloin - May 17 & June 3, 2018
    Thursday, Anderson will shed some light on the history of Philadelphia's own Tenderloin in a talk at The Trestle Inn, a bar at the heart of the old vice district. She'll be sharing maps, photos, and newspaper clippings from a time when this neighborhood was filled with vaudeville and pool halls, brothels, and opium dens.
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5 days ago

A Factory Reset in Old City for $3.3M

115 N. Orianna St., #2, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106 | Photos: Devin Campbell via Alon Seltzer, BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors

    A Factory Reset in Old City for $3.3M
    The top floor of a onetime cigar box factory has been transformed into an artfully designed showcase that blends New York sophistication with Old City attitude. If there is any part of Philadelphia that can be said to resemble New York - and I'm sure I'm going to get flak for suggesting that such a thing exists - it's Old City, the place where Philadelphia began.
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5 days ago

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
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5 days ago

Painted Bride says farewell to iconic building in Old City

The 49th anniversary party on Saturday night, at Race and 3rd streets, will feature live music, drinking and dancing, original murals, food, and a silent auction to raise funds for the organization.

    Painted Bride says farewell to iconic building in Old City
    This weekend, the Painted Bride will hold its 49th anniversary party, and it's likely to be the organization's last hurrah in Old City. The Painted Bride has been a cornerstone of the Philadelphia culture scene for almost a half-century, starting in a scrappy storefront on South Street and then in the 1980s, moving into a former elevator factory building in Old City.
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5 days ago

  • OPERATIONS PERMIT

    ERECTION OF TENT 4/28/18. DATE OF EVENT 5/01/18. DATE DISASSEMBLED 7/2/18. TENT SIZE 1 @ 20X30, 3 @ 15X15

    200 N 6TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18t...

The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18th.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center will open at noon, Friday, May 18th.
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5 days ago

The Clay Studio added 5 new photos.

Our Community Show ends on Sunday, May 20th. Thank you to all who participated!

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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6 days ago

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
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6 days ago

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season ...

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season promises to be an unparalleled theatrical journey. See all four shows at a great price. --> https://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    2018/2019 Season | The Wilma Theater
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6 days ago

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! ...

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be a part of a American Theatre magazine panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
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6 days ago

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May 15

Possible traffic advisory... On Wednesday, ...

Possible traffic advisory... On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, starting at 9:30 am, demonstrators will gather at 151 N. 4th St., for a rally and march calling for new gun legislation. At 11:00 am the group plans to march south on 4th St., then east on Market St., then south on 2nd St, ending at Chestnut St. with a rally until 12:00 pm.

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May 15

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

It’s an exciting season for the arts in Philly! #PIFA2018 is almost here, and so is The Clay Studio National! Take a look at the beautiful guide that appeared in The New York Times, with a page showcasing the National exhibition coming to #theclaystudiophl starting May 26.

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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May 15

Old City District shared Plough & the Stars's...

Congrats to Plough & the Stars and owner Marion Ryder for the nomination for Irish America's Favourite Big Impact Small Business - see more info below!

    Irish Small Business Big Impact 50
    Irish Small Business Big Impact 50, Philadelphia, Friday 18 May 2018 in association with Irish Business Chamber and Network and premier business partner MRP Philadelphia's largest Irish-owned business. The Irish Echo and the Irish American Business Chamber and Network are joining forces to bring the 2018 Irish Small Business Big Impact 50 Awards to Philadelphia on Friday 18 May.
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May 15

A lot of surprises and fun was had last night...

A lot of surprises and fun was had last night at The Wilma Theater Lover’s Fete. More photos to come! #wilmafete

    The Wilma Theater
    A lot of surprises and fun was had last night at The Wilma Theater Lover's Fete. More photos to come! #wilmafete
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May 15

Collection Highlight: Title: Wrapt Artist: Ro...

Collection Highlight: Title: Wrapt Artist: Robert Chatelain Date: 1999 Materials: Bigleaf maple burl, epoxy resin, powdered pigments, mica, gold leaf Dimensions: 14" x 5" You can see this piece by Robert Chatelain and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight: Title: Wrapt Artist: Robert Chatelain Date: 1999 Materials: Bigleaf maple burl, epoxy resin, powdered pigments, mica, gold leaf Dimensions: 14" x 5" You can see this piece by...
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May 15

The Clay Studio added 8 new photos.

Our Hand Crafted Mother's Day Succulent Workshop was a great way to celebrate Mother's Day! Thank you to all of the families that participated and a huge thank you to Jessica Kim from Bucks County Flowers + Things for leading the workshop and Brian Giniewski for creating the beautiful ombre planters. Registration for our next Hand Crafted event is available here (you wont want to miss this summer fun): https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/hand-crafted

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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May 15

The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater updated their cover photo.
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May 15

Join us for Opening Day at Farmers Market at ...

Join us for Opening Day at Farmers Market at Christ Church on Wednesday, May 16! 🍎🥦🍞 https://bit.ly/2JNiuzc

    Old City District
    Join us for Opening Day at Farmers Market at Christ Church on Wednesday, May 16! 🍎🥦🍞 https://bit.ly/2JNiuzc
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May 14

Brian F. Dolan, 45, Philadelphia firefighter and Navy veteran

Memorial donations may be made to the Philadelphia Fire Fighters’ and Paramedics Union, Local 22 Widow’s Fund, 415 N. Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19123. Checks should be made out to Local 22 Charitable Trust.

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Mr. Dolan, a skilled handyman, was at the friend’s residence in the 800 block of Fanshawe Street when he fell. He died at 12:18 p.m. in the emergency room at Einstein Medical Center. The cause of death was blunt impact and the fall ruled accidental by the Philadelphia Medical Examiner’s Office.

...followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge. The service will be conducted by Charles R. Lindsay, a Philadelphia fire chaplain and...

    Brian F. Dolan, 45, Philadelphia firefighter and Navy veteran
    Brian F. Dolan, 45, of Fox Chase, a decorated Navy veteran and Philadelphia firefighter for the last 15 years, died Thursday, May 10, of injuries sustained in a fall from a ladder while helping a friend with a home-maintenance job. Mr. Dolan, a skilled handyman, was at the friend's residence in the 800 block of Fanshawe Street when he fell.
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