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PROPAC Feeds the Troops with Farewell Homemade Dinners

  Days have been rough, and nights rougher, but when the National Guard took up temporary residence in Port Richmond, folks were resting easier.     On Saturday night, November 7th, members of Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic (PROPAC) served up 400 homemade Polish meals including kielbasi, pierogies, and sauerkraut to members of the National … Continue reading PROPAC Feeds the Troops with Farewell Homemade Dinners

Suspects Wanted in Commercial Burglary Involving Explosives

Info From Philly Police Blog: On Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM, the owner secured his pharmacy before leaving the location (31xx Frankford Avenue at Clementine Street). When the owner returned to the location on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 5:00 AM, it was discovered that unknown persons had forced entry through the front … Continue reading Suspects Wanted in Commercial Burglary Involving Explosives

40 arrested overnight including 29 for Burglary; 11 ATM explosions

City Releases Update on Unrest for Thursday, October 29, 2020 PHILADELPHIA – The City released the following update on unrest that occurred overnight.  PHILADELPHIA POLICE UPDATE: The following arrest numbers are current as of Noon on October 29, 2020: Arrests Overnight  (10/28 – 10/29) 4 Assault on Police  29 Burglary  5 Civil Violation Notices (CVN) for Failure to Disperse … Continue reading 40 arrested overnight including 29 for Burglary; 11 ATM explosions

Citywide Curfew for Tonight; Police Release Arrest Numbers

The City of Philadelphia released the following guidance for a Curfew tonight, along with arrests that Police have made:CURFEW:  There will be a citywide curfew which will go into effect on  Wednesday, October 28 at 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 29. Grocery stores, restaurants and pharmacies may, in their discretion, choose to operate only for … Continue reading Citywide Curfew for Tonight; Police Release Arrest Numbers

Juniata Civic Discusses Zoning and Safety Issues at Meeting

    The Juniata Park Civic Association (JPCA) held their first indoor meeting since March of 2020 on October 13th. It was held in the gym at the Juniata Park Boys and Girls Club instead of the usual meeting room so that people could distance from each other as the pandemic continues.     The JPCA had … Continue reading Juniata Civic Discusses Zoning and Safety Issues at Meeting

Satellite Election Sites are Open for Voting 7 Days a Week

    City Commissioners opened seven satellite election offices for early voting on Tuesday, September 29th, including the first bilingual site in Philadelphia at the Julia De Burgos School, 4th Street & Lehigh Avenue.     Councilperson Maria Quiñones Sánchez held a press conference outside of the school prior to casting her vote there. “We are here … Continue reading Satellite Election Sites are Open for Voting 7 Days a Week

New Police District for Kensington is Getting Nearer

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had rough consequences everywhere, and Kensington is no exception — but good news is coming.     The Kensington and Allegheny Business Association held a virtual meeting hosted by Rolando Sanchez of Impact Services on September 16th. 24th Police District Captain Pedro Rosario said that the “on-again, off-again, on-again, off-again” plan … Continue reading New Police District for Kensington is Getting Nearer

Amber Owls Cheer & Dance Team Begins Sign-ups While Seeking New Home-base

The Amber Owls Cheer and Dance Team has been giving girls something to cheer about by providing low-cost instruction and fun for years. The team’s home-base in the past, Heitzman Recreation Center, will be undergoing a Rebuild overhaul, and while that’s terrific, it means that the Owls need to find a new location to practice … Continue reading Amber Owls Cheer & Dance Team Begins Sign-ups While Seeking New Home-base