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Zoning Board Approves 58-Unit Development at Castor & Kensington Avenues

    New residential development has been moving its way up Kensington Avenue and is now reaching the corner of Castor & Kensington Avenues.     On Tuesday, February 9th, Judah Angster, Esq., CEO of Dwight City Group, presented a plan to create 58 dwellings within the current building at 3804 Castor Avenue. The building is current … Continue reading Zoning Board Approves 58-Unit Development at Castor & Kensington Avenues

Track the Treatment of Philly Roads During Snow Events

 PlowPHL tracks vehicles assigned to a route for plowing and salting operations   PHILADELPHIA – The Streets Department continues its efforts to provide residents with greater access to its services by publicly launching the final phase of its online StreetSmartPHL  platform, PlowPHL. PlowPHL is an interactive web map that allows residents to track and monitor the status of the City’s plowing and … Continue reading Track the Treatment of Philly Roads During Snow Events

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

2ND SHIFT — American Cable, 1200 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124. (215) 456-0700. Apply in person. ASSEMBLER – Light Manufacturing. American Cable, 1200 E. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124. (215) 456-0700. Apply in person. CASHIERS WANTED — 7-Eleven, K & Luzerne Streets. Apply in person. DRIVERS — Angelo’s Pizza House. Monday thru Saturday from … Continue reading EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Court Rejects Plan to Open a Supervised Injection Site

An appeals court has rejected Safehouse’s plan to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia. The court, in a 2-1 decision on Tuesday, said that the opening of a site would violate the Crack House Statute. U.S. Circuit Judge Stephanos Bibas wrote that Safehouse’s goals, although worthy, violate current law. “Its motives are admirable. But … Continue reading Court Rejects Plan to Open a Supervised Injection Site

Suspects Wanted for Armed Robbery at Checkers on Aramingo Avenue

Information from Philly Police Blog On Monday, December 28th at 8:20 pm, an unknown male operating a dark colored sedan pulled up to the drive-thru window and placed an order at Checkers located at 3500 Aramingo Avenue. When the suspect pulled up to the pickup window, a second unknown person in the rear passenger grabbed … Continue reading Suspects Wanted for Armed Robbery at Checkers on Aramingo Avenue

Carl Mackley Apts., Impact Services, Frankford Library & Esperanza Health receive grants

SENATOR TARTAGLIONE ANNOUNCES AWARD OF $10 MILLION IN REDEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO COMMUNITY-FOCUSED ORGANIZATIONS Grant recipients include Impact Services, Carl Mackley Houses, Esperanza Health Center, Friends of Father Judge High School, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Frankford Library, and the future Trinity PAL Center, Moss Rehab, and Temple University. From the Office of Senator Tartaglione: State Senator … Continue reading Carl Mackley Apts., Impact Services, Frankford Library & Esperanza Health receive grants

Kensington Store Owner, Gun to His Head, Fights Back Against Robber

On Monday night, December 14th, just before 7:00 pm, a 51-year-old male entered the Express One Food Market at E. Allegheny Avenue and Emerald Street in Kensington and placed a gun to the head of the 36-year-old owner of the store who was stocking shelves. The owner grabbed the gun and began a physical struggle … Continue reading Kensington Store Owner, Gun to His Head, Fights Back Against Robber

PSEA to Celebrate 21 Years of Service with 3 Kings Day Toy Drive

The Christmas Spirit was in the air early this December as Private Security Enforcement Association held a free Merry Christmas event for those homeless in the area. Manuel Sanchez from Private Security Enforcement Association, said that they provided clothing, food and care bags for 475 people on Saturday, December 5th. “We pray with them, and … Continue reading PSEA to Celebrate 21 Years of Service with 3 Kings Day Toy Drive