State Senator Tina Tartaglione joined colleagues in the Senate Democratic Caucus in requesting that Governor Wolf allow curbside pickup for all retailers in Pennsylvania. In a letter dated May 19th, the Democratic Caucus members wrote that over the last 10 weeks, Pennsylvanians have heeded the calls from medical and health experts in the Wolf administration … Continue reading Tartaglione asks Wolf to allow all retailers to offer curbside pickup
Every other week schedule extended through June 26 PHILADELPHIA – As the City continues to provide essential services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Streets Department continues to face challenges with maintaining trash and recycling collection on a consistent schedule. The Department announced it will extend its collection of recycling materials every other week through June … Continue reading Every other week recycling will continue
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed Partnership is offering a limited number of yard trees for Philadelphia residents who live in zip codes 19120 and 19124 through Tree Philly! They will provide door-to-door delivery service. Registration is open now through May 17. Trees are available while supplies last and pre-registration is required. Contact Nathan@ttfwatershed.org.
Philadelphia Police report that on Wednesday, May 6th at 11:50 pm, the victim, a 55 year-old male, was working on his car on the 20xx block of East Tioga Street when an unknown male approached him and dragged him out of the car and on to the ground. The suspect then went inside the car … Continue reading Suspect Wanted for Carjacking in 24th District
It had been very quiet at the Juniata Golf Course since Governor Wolf shut down all non-essential businesses to combat the spread of COVID-19. Having no golfers is not good for business at a golf course in the Spring months. When the announcement was made last week that courses in the city would … Continue reading Juniata Golf Course opens as Gov. Wolf takes first steps in opening the economy
City Provides Update on COVID-19 for Sunday, April 26, 2020 PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 237 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. That brings the number of confirmed cases to 12,566. The Department of Public Health again noted clusters of positive cases in congregate settings, including … Continue reading City’s COVID-19 Update for Sunday, April 26th
The morning light today unveiled the damage done to Chevere Mini Market and a 2nd floor apartment by a fire on Saturday evening, April 25th. The convenience store, located at the corner of Markland and Luzerne Streets in Juniata Park, was heavily damaged. A neighbor who lives next door told the Juniata News that she … Continue reading Flames Damage Chevere Mini Market & 2nd Floor Apartment