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Suspect Wanted for Homicide in Juniata; $20,000 Reward

The Philadelphia Police Department Homicide Unit is looking to identify the vehicle, depicted in the following surveillance video excerpts, as part of an ongoing investigation into the shooting death of a 29 year old male who was shot while stopped in his vehicle in the intersection of “O” and Hunting Park Avenue on June 2nd. … Continue reading Suspect Wanted for Homicide in Juniata; $20,000 Reward

Street Milling Continues in Juniata

 Several streets in Juniata are scheduled for street improvements with street closures and parking restrictions during the week of June 22, announced Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams. The streets scheduled for milling during the week of June 22nd include: 4400 block of I Street 4200 block of J Street 4300 block of J Street 4200 block … Continue reading Street Milling Continues in Juniata

Kenney Establishes Juneteenth as an Official City Holiday

Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that the City of Philadelphia designates Juneteenth as an official City holiday. As a result, this Friday, June 19, 2020, City offices and facilities will be closed to the public to observe Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.  “For the past few years I’ve had … Continue reading Kenney Establishes Juneteenth as an Official City Holiday

Philadelphia Police Inspector to Face Charges Following Incident Involving Protester

From the District Attorney’s Office: District Attorney Larry Krasner on Friday announced he is filing Aggravated Assault and related charges against Philadelphia Police Staff Inspector Joseph Bologna for an incident involving a student who was struck in the head with a metal police baton while exercising his constitutionally protected right to protest injustice last Monday. … Continue reading Philadelphia Police Inspector to Face Charges Following Incident Involving Protester

Tartaglione asks Wolf to allow all retailers to offer curbside pickup

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 recycling will continue

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

FREE Yard Tree Delivered to Your House!!

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.

Juniata Golf Course opens as Gov. Wolf takes first steps in opening the economy

   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