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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

Expanded Curfew Hours in Tacony Creek Park as Deer Control is Being Conducted

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation announced that effective December 1, and continuing through March 31, 2021, Tacony Creek Park, along with the Wissahickon Valley, East and West Fairmount Park, Cobbs Creek Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Poquessing Creek Park, Bartram’s Garden and Pennypack Park areas of the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation system will be closed daily from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.  All trails, parking lots, and other areas in these parks will be … Continue reading Expanded Curfew Hours in Tacony Creek Park as Deer Control is Being Conducted

24th District Captain Pedro Rosario: “WE DON’T QUIT”

By Tom Lineman, Editor I first had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with Captain Pedro Rosario on December 13, 2019. Previously a Lieutenant in the neighboring 25th Police District, Captain Rosario was then newly-appointed Commanding Officer of the 24th Police District. He was attending a Christmas Party for members of the Juniata Park Older … Continue reading 24th District Captain Pedro Rosario: “WE DON’T QUIT”

Thanksgiving Dinner Help: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

THE KITCHEN DIVA By Angela Shelf Medearis After 45 years of cooking, I’ve had my share of Thanksgiving Day disasters! I’ll never forget the Thanksgiving when the turkey wasn’t done, and my family and friends were starving. Thankfully, no pun intended, I had defrosted a package of pork chops for dinner the next day. That … Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner Help: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst