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Store Owner is Charged in the Shooting Death of a 17-Year-Old Stealing his Vehicle

The owner of Sosa Food Market has been charged in the death of a 17-year-old male who was stealing a vehicle in Juniata Park on Sunday, March 7th. The incident, which happened around 6:00 pm on Sunday evening, was caught on video surveillance. The 17-year-old male exited the vehicle in which he was a passenger … Continue reading Store Owner is Charged in the Shooting Death of a 17-Year-Old Stealing his Vehicle

CVS Eyes Aramingo Avenue for New Location as Castor Avenue Store is Closed in Juniata

Representatives and the attorney for the property at 3401 Aramingo Avenue attended last night’s monthly meeting of Port Richmond on Patrol And Civic (PROPAC) on Zoom to present a zoning issue regarding the erection of a sign. “Application: For the erection of one (1) accessory free-standing sign. Size and location as shown in the plan. … Continue reading CVS Eyes Aramingo Avenue for New Location as Castor Avenue Store is Closed in Juniata

24th Police District Abandoned Auto Initiative – REPORT ABANDONED VEHICLES NOW!

The 24th Police District is preparing for an upcoming Abandoned Auto Initiative. Are you getting tired of seeing an abandoned vehicle on your block? Would freeing up a parking space be welcomed by everyone on your block? Then it’s time to take some action right now! The police department is asking community groups in the … Continue reading 24th Police District Abandoned Auto Initiative – REPORT ABANDONED VEHICLES NOW!

Police Release Surveillance Image of Vehicle Wanted in Fatal Juniata Hit-and-Run

Police have released a surveillance photo from the 900 block of Luzerne Street that captured the offending vehicle in a fatal hit-and-run of a motorcyclist last May at I Street & Erie Avenue. On Sunday, May 17th, 2020 at 9:45, a motorcycle traveling west on Erie Avenue in Juniata Park was struck by an auto … Continue reading Police Release Surveillance Image of Vehicle Wanted in Fatal Juniata Hit-and-Run

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