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19 hours ago

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Fri...

Searching for deals on Prime Day? Support Friends of Hackett by going to smile.amazon.com before you start your shopping! https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/x-locale/paladin/email/charity/2018/1128157_us_amazon_smile_charity_pd18_contact_fb1_link_1200x627_1531437882._CB1531504841_.jpg


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4 days ago

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community...

It's been pretty amazing seeing the community take advantage of Hackett's new playground. We're very grateful to all the neighbors that have not only volunteered their time to help out with watering plants and picking up trash. We're also encouraged by all those that have been keeping an eye on the grounds in general. To help protect this neighborhood resource, we are working with ORCA and the neighboring households to install security cameras on a some of the surrounding homes. You will see new signage in the upcoming weeks posting the schoolyard hours (7AM to 9PM when school is not in session). The new signage will not only post hours, but also clarify and expand some of the schoolyard rules. We're aware that there have been dogs on the grounds and often running off leash on the turf. While we know that the signage near the turf does not explicitly prohibit dogs (although the signage near the play equipment does), please note that dogs are not allowed. This will be clarified with the new signage. In the meantime, please spread the word.

    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 09

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Un...

Our friends at Philadelphia Federal Credit Union were named one of the best credit unions in Pennsylvania according to Forbes! Congrats PFCU! forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2018/06/28/the-best-banks-and-credit-unions-in-every-state/#383741e84502

    The Best Banks And Credit Unions In Every State
    There were 18,000 commercial banks and savings institutions in the U.S. in the mid-1980s, but 35 years of massive consolidation and nearly 3,000 bank failures have cut the total by 70%. With the proliferation of online banks, it is even more important for local banks to demonstrate their advantages in regards to customer service, accessibility and financial advice.
    https://www.forbes.com

Jul 09

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Jul 05

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't ...

Does your block need some cleaning up? Don't forget to request tools from our tool library with Olde Richmond Civic Association - ORCA! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4ef93wtQwLzZRmJjrQvsKYp2WeWOCLbiPUK2ChOmP5Ua7XQ/viewform

    EKNA/ORCA Neighborhood Cleanup Tool Library Request Form
    Please use this form to request tools from EKNA and ORCA for use for to request tools for block cleanups in the EKNA and ORCA service areas. This service is only available to EKNA/ORCA members that can prove residency and are only available Saturday 10am-2pm.
    http://docs.google.com

Jul 05

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL RECEPTACLES, LIGHTS, SWITCHES AND CO/SMOKE DETECTORS ONTO AN EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC (EAST DISTRICT)

    2628 E LETTERLY ST Issued June 28, 2018 Comment

Jul 04

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      2400 Block Aramingo Ave. June 27, 2018 @ 3:49 p.m. Comment

Jul 03

It’s another hot one out there today! Look ou...

It’s another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    It's another hot one out there today! Look out for our July newsletter, hitting inboxes soon!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jul 03

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Jul 02

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Reminder: due to extreme heat, Philadelphia has issued a heat health emergency. Stay cool, neighbors!

    Health Commissioner Issues First Heat Health Emergency of 2018 | Department of Public Health
    PHILADELPHIA - In response to forecasted maximum heat indexes over 100, Health Commissioner Thomas Farley, MD, MPH issued a Heat Health Emergency in Philadelphia. This designation begins Sunday, July 1, at noon and is scheduled to end Wednesday, July 4 at 8 p.m.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 30

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Jun 24

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      2400 Block Aramingo Ave. June 18, 2018 @ 8:25 a.m. Comment

Jun 24

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3/4" DOMESTIC WATER LINE 5" CURB TRAP 4" MAIN DRAIN 4" FAI AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    2314 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 3/4" DOMESTIC WATER LINE 5" CURB TRAP 4" MAIN DRAIN 4" FAI AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    2312 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 22, 2018 Comment

Jun 21

Fishtown Community Library added 2 new photos...

Sign up for summer reading today! We open at 2:00! Face painting and balloon twisting from 2:00-4:00.

    Fishtown Community Library
    Fishtown Community Library, Philadelphia, PA. 1,062 likes · 18 talking about this · 89 were here. Located in a former stable and fire station, the...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 21

We’ve had multiple people reach out about hel...

We’ve had multiple people reach out about helping with watering the plants and flowers that were planted during the playground build. We are going to attempt to put a schedule together so please let us know if you are willing and able to be part of the watering plan.

    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 18

Our June meeting is tonight at Philadelphia B...

Our June meeting is tonight at Philadelphia Brewing Co. at 6:30 PM! Bring a neighbor, grab a beer and learn more about our work in East Kensington! https://mailchi.mp/af7e4994aa1c/ekna-april-meetings-and-events-3356145

    EKNA June Meeting Tonight!
    This past summer EKNA and Friends of Letterly Green worked with Councilman Squilla and the City to successfully preserve the green space Green at the corner of Letterly and Amber Streets. We have half the money we need for the park renovation from the Cedar Hill Foundation but now we need our community to get us the rest of the way to a full renovation.
    https://mailchi.mp

Jun 14

This Saturday is a great day to do some clean...

This Saturday is a great day to do some cleaning up around our neighborhood! Friendly reminder that EKNA offers residents a cleanup tool library and Clean PHL is always looking for block captains! https://www.ekna.org/greening-cleaning-committee/

    Greening & Cleaning Committee
    The East Kensington Neighbors Association's mission is to organize the voice, concerns, and the action of East Kensington (EK) residents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    https://www.ekna.org

Jun 14

Jun 14

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    200 AMP SERCICE (75) LIGHTS (40) SWITCHES (83) RECEPTACLES, (4) CARBON MONOXIDE SMOKE COMB. (6)SMOKE DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC.

    2731 E HUNTINGDON ST Issued June 12, 2018 Comment

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Jun 12

Officially open! Have a great summer!

Officially open! Have a great summer!

    Friends Of Hackett
    Officially open! Have a great summer!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

    Fishtown Community Library
    Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 10

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      2400 Block Aramingo Ave. June 10, 2018 @ 2:32 p.m. Comment

Jun 09

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF A TWO-STORY STRUCTURE AS PER PLAN. A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 6 FEET OF BUILDING FACADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS MAY BE REQUIRED. ANY DEVIATION WILL REQUIRE AN AMENDED BUILDING PERMIT.

    2332 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 6, 2018 Comment

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Jun 08

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FULL DEMOLITION OF TWO STORY BRICK STRUCTURE, ALL DEMOLITION WILL BE DONE MANUALLY BY HAND

    2332 E THOMPSON ST Issued June 4, 2018 Comment

Jun 07

Do you know a recent graduate or someone look...

Do you know a recent graduate or someone looking to make a career change with a passion for helping Philadelphia neighborhoods? Our friends at NKCDC are looking for three Americorps VISTAs for the next term starting in August! http://www.nkcdc.org/americorps-vista/

    NKCDC - AmeriCorps VISTA positions
    NKCDC seeks outstanding individuals to provide a year of service through the VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Our VISTA volunteers will receive a small monthly living allowance funded and administered by the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service.
    http://www.nkcdc.org

Jun 07

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Jun 07

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Jun 06

East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) ...

Did you know that you can request tools from EKNA and Olde Richmond Civic Association - ORCA for your very own block cleanup? Tools are available for pickup every Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM upon request! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4ef93wtQwLzZRmJjrQvsKYp2WeWOCLbiPUK2ChOmP5Ua7XQ/viewform

    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA)
    East Kensington Neighbors Association (EKNA) added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 04

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      2400 Block Aramingo Ave. June 4, 2018 @ 4:42 p.m. Comment

Jun 03

Friends Of Hackett shared Philadelphia Eagles...

Thank you, Eagles!

    Philadelphia Eagles
    Get an inside look at our 2018 #Eagles Playground Build from Horatio B. Hackett School in Kensington. #FlyEaglesFly
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 03

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