SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email August 1, 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Aug 2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Aug 2017 ©aw

 

Tues Aug 1

National Night Out

Turn your porch light on sit out with your neighbors

Local Activities Citywide: Wakefield 49ers/East Falls Town Watch

Info;  Doug Evans 215 685 4524  douglas.evans@phila.gov

https://natw.org/

 

Tues Aug 1  @ 7 pm (First Tues every other month) 

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Wed Aug 2 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) Everyone Welcome to Participate!

Clean Safe Beautification Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director:  David Rose drose@germantownssd.com

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

Agenda:  Ongoing cleaning effort.  Report from Ready, Willing & Able.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-8482529  gssd.director@germantownssd.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Wed Aug 2 @ 7:00 PM
14th District Police Service Area PSA 3 Meeting 

400 W Ellet St Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Off until Sept @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly)  This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Thurs Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm

PLAN:  Germantown Boys & Girls Club 23-25 W Penn

230 W Coulter Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Buildinkg/Sanctuary

Please invite the members of the community that are interested in the Boys and Girls Club project.  The presentation will be the power point that was provided at the stakeholders meeting.

Historic Designation – Plan

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

 

Fri  Aug 4 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training!  What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Sat Aug 5 @ 9 am – 5 pm

Phila Streets Mobile Drop Off

UNWANTED BULK ITEMS TELEVISIONS AND HOUSEHOLD

…S. Broad Street – South Philadelphia High School · North Philadelphia – 8th and Master Streets · Northwest Philadelphia – Wayne Avenue & Logan Street (Parking Lot) · Kensington – D Street & East Westmoreland Street · Northeast – Pennway & St. Vincent Streets Residents wishing

August 5th free mobile drop-off sites are: · West Philadelphia – 49th & Parkside Avenue · South Philadelphia – 2101 S. Broad Street – South Philadelphia High School · North Philadelphia – 8th and Master Streets · Northwest Philadelphia – Wayne Avenue & Logan…August 5th free mobile drop-off sites are: · West Philadelphia – 49th & Parkside Avenue · South Philadelphia – 2101 S. Broad Street – South Philadelphia High School · North Philadelphia – 8th and Master Streets · Northwest Philadelphia – Wayne Avenue & Logan…

Mon. Aug 7 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly) delayed re holiday

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Tues Aug 8 @ 6 PM changed to 5 PM per Lt Wheeler 7/30/17

39th District PSA 2 Meeting
2201 W Hunting Park

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Aug 8 @ 6:00 PM (3rd Tues 2nd Tues monthly)

Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Tues Aug 8 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Tues Aug 8 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly)
PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info:  Nicholas Covolus  ncovolus@wister.org July 2017 New Contact:

 

Tues Aug 8 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed Aug 9  @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com /Angela Miles

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Thurs Aug 10 @ 7 PM

14th District PSA 1 Meeting
7701 Mansfield Ave., Phila Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Fri  Aug 11 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)  Community Welcome! 

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

President Ingrid Shepard  pres.board@germantownssd.com

Office/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

David Rose NEW Director drose@germantownssd.com

Info:  215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Sat  Aug 12 @ 9am -2 pm  (Police Districts 5 14 35 39) LAST CleanUp

PMBC (Phila More Beautiful) Block CleanUp

Registered Block Captains/Bags on Registered Block Corners Only

Sign up to be a Block Capt 215 685 3975 Robyn Matthews robyn.matthews@phila.gov

 

Mon Aug 14 @ 6 pm   (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

310 W Chelten Ave

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Roxanne Maddrey, help her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar     https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

find your district   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts-units/index.html

 

Mon Aug  14 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Mon Aug 14  @ 7 PM Please check (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the

 

Tues  Aug 15 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)  Please check may be off for the summer

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues Aug 15 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall  Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt John Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed Aug 16  @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed Aug 16  @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly) 

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering  

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Thurs  Aug 17 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name
NW Community Group @ TCP                 7/20/2017  Suspended for the Summer

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders
Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP)
57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144

Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com

Nadiyah M. Young, Community Outreach & Marketing Coordinator (c) 267 309 8629                Nadiyah.Young@Taborcp.org   Office: 215.842.4800 ext. 425

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Thurs  Aug 17 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and Place

8/1/17 Community meetings concluded in June. No Community Meeting in August.  Resume September 21st at Nazarene Baptist Church 3975 Germantown Ave (5pm to 7pm).

Wordsworth/CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

Rhodes School 2900 Cleardield St

Refreshements

Shawn Woods 215 498 2116 swoods@wordsworth.org

Whitney Lipton 215 398 4218 wlipton@wordsworth.org

http://www.wordsworthcua.org/     http://173.248.150.158/wordpress/?page_id=152

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

 (Suspended June, July, Aug) @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Fri Aug 18 @ 7 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting
2543 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Fri Aug 18 @ 7 PM

14 District PSA 4 Meeting
8500 Pickering  St. , Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Sat Aug 19 8am-12 noon

AlleyWay CleanUp 200 W Clapier SS

Join SoLo/CLIP and neighbors to clean the alley

 

Tues Aug 22 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

RCO Public Meeting Re Zoning Variance 5336 Germantown Partial Demo-Rear

Guest: Ian Hegarty, Planning Commission City of Phila to talk about Upper NW Comprehensive Plan 2035 fall 2017/winter 2018

https://www.phila2035.com/upper-northwest

New website:

https://www.phila2035.com/single-post/2017/07/26/Welcome-to-our-new-website

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues Aug 22 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC
43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Sat Aug 26 @ 12-2PM

Wayne Ave & W Chelten Mural Dedication Mural Arts Program Phila

Dedication; brief speaking program by partners, elected officials, Jane Golden, ED and artist, Jared Bader. At the close of the speaking program we’ll cut a ribbon to dedicate.

Canopy/tent, refreshments, printed material, mural key and souvenir.  Harlem Globetrotters?

 

Sat Aug 26 @ 7:45 PM

Scribe Video Center’s Street Movies @ JB Kelly School

Scribe program comes to Southwest Germantown. Kelly Green Project is the sponsor. Bring your chairs, kids, friends, and snacks out to watch unique short films at Kelly School yard.

Nzadi Keita will kick off the event by reading a few poems.

Here’s the whole schedule: http://www.scribe.org/street-movies-0

 

Mon Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month) Please check they7 may be on vacation

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email  me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Azaraha Robinson azaraha.robinson@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info.  Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm  CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

Where are they now?  Please advise. June 2017

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

Moved out of 5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville  G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858

The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264)
www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp
Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

SoLo-WAM /Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Aug  2017 ©aw

 

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SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email July 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email July 2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email July 2017 ©aw

 

First Tues Aug  @ 7 pm (first Tues every other month) next meeting Aug

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Wed July 5 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) Everyone Welcome to Participate!

Clean Safe Beautification Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director:  David Rose drose@germantownssd.com

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

Agenda:  Ongoing cleaning effort.  Report from Ready, Willing & Able.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-8482529  gssd.director@germantownssd.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Off until Sept @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly)  This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri  July 7 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training!  What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon. July 10 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly) delayed re holiday

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon July 10 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Tues July 11 @ 6:00 PM (3rd Tues 2nd Tues monthly)

Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Tues July 11 @ 6 PM

39th District PSA 2 Meeting
1939 W. Venango St., Philadelphia, Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues July 11 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Tues July 11  @ 7 PM Please check (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the

 

Tues July 11 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly)
PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus <ncovolus@wister.org>

 

Wed July 12  @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Wed July 12 @ 7:00 PM
14th District PSA 3 Meeting 

6970 Germantown Ave. Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Thurs  July 13 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Fri  July 14 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)  Community Welcome! 

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

President Ingrid Shepard  pres.board@germantownssd.com

Office/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

David Rose NEW Director drose@germantownssd.com

Info:  215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Fri  July 14 @ 7 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting
2543 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Mon July 17 @ 6 pm   (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

3540 Indian Queen La Carfax Bldg

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Roxanne Maddrey, help her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar     https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

find your district   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts-units/index.html

 

Thurs July 20 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name
NW Community Group @ TCP

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders
Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP)
57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144

Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com

Nadiyah M. Young, Community Outreach & Marketing Coordinator (c) 267 309 8629                Nadiyah.Young@Taborcp.org   Office: 215.842.4800 ext. 425

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Thurs July 20 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and Place

Wordsworth/CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders  Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

Rhodes School 2900 Cleardield St

Refreshements

Shawn Woods 215 498 2116 swoods@wordsworth.org

Whitney Lipton 215 398 4218 wlipton@wordsworth.org

http://www.wordsworthcua.org/     http://173.248.150.158/wordpress/?page_id=152

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

(Suspended June, July, Aug) @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

 

Tues July 18 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues July 18 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall  Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt John Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed July 19  @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed July 19  @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly) 

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering  

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Wed July 19 @ 7 PM

14 District PSA 4 Meeting
200 Hartwell Lane. , Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Thurs July 20 @ 7 PM

14th District PSA 1 Meeting
7701 Mansfield Ave., Phila Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Mon July 24 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues July 25 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

RCO Public Meeting Re Zoning Variance 5318 Morris St:  Day Care

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues July 25 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC
43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues July 31 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month) Please check they7 may be on vacation

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

Sat  Aug 12 @ 9am -2 pm  (Police Districts 5 14 35 39) LAST CleanUp

PMBC (Phila More Beautiful) Block CleanUp

Registered Block Captains/Bags on Block Corners Only

Sign up to be a Block Capt 215 685 3975 Robyn Matthews robyn.matthews@phila.gov

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email  me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Azaraha Robinson azaraha.robinson@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info.  Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm  CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

Where are they now?  Please advise. June 2017

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

Moved out of 5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville  G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858

The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264)
www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp
Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

SoLo-WAM /Happy Hollow Playground Community Email July 2017 ©aw

 

SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Sept 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Sept 2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me. Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Sept 2017 ©aw

 

Tues Oct 3 @ 7 pm (First Tues every other month) 

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Fri Sept 1 @ 9 am (First Fri every month)

GSSD Marketing & Outreach Committee   Public Welcome to Join Committee

5503 Germantown Ave Germantown Historical Society Bldg

Imfo: Trapeta Mason Committee Chair tmayson@freedomsbackyard.com

 

Fri Sept 1 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training! What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Tues Sept 5 @ 6 PM

39th District PSA 2 Meeting 1939 W. Venango St

http://www.phillypolice.com   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/39th/index.html

 

Tues Sept 5 @ 7 PM

14th District PSA 1 Meeting 7701 Mansfield Ave., Phila Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Tues Sept 5 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting  5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com    https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Wed Sept 6 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) Everyone Welcome to Participate!

Clean Safe Beautification Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director: David Rose drose@germantownssd.com

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place: 57 Maplewood Mall

Agenda: Ongoing cleaning effort. Report from Ready, Willing & Able.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-8482529  gssd.director@germantownssd.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Wed Sept 6 @ 7 pm – 8:30 pm

8th District ReBuild Final Meeting

LaSalle/Old Germantown Hospital 2 Penn Blvd Room 148

Select rec centers, playground, libraries eligible for first round of Rebuild

Info: Angela Bowie 215 685 3424 anglea.bowie@phila.gov

 

Thurs Sept 7 @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly) This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri Sept 8 @ 9am

Phila Historical Commission Designation Meeting

23 (25) W Penn St The Germantown Boys and Girls Club

1515 Arch St 18th Flr

 

Fri Sept 8 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly) Community Welcome! 

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

President Ingrid Shepard pres.board@germantownssd.com

Office/Meeting Place: 57 Maplewood Mall

David Rose NEW Director drose@germantownssd.com

Info: 215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Sat Sept 9 @ 11am – 4pm

Community Awareness and Ministry Outreach Day

Kay Park 4712 Pulaski Ave

Lighthouse Missionary Baptist Church

Food Served 12- 2 pm

Fun, Music, Entertainment, Face Painting, Clothing Giveaway, Speakers and Arts & Crafts

Rev Michael Talley, Nadine, Christopher and Shana Talley 215 438 6790

Sat Sept 9 @ 12 Noon

Open House: One Love Veterinary Clinic at Chelwayne

5524 Wayne Ave.

Enjoy food, fun and a photo booth for all and tours of our facility.

Dr Jennifer Jones and Bill Cropf email bcropf@gmail.com

 

Mon. Sept 11 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly) delayed re holiday

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon Sept 11 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Tues Sept 12 @ 6:00 PM (3rd Tues 2nd Tues monthly)

Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/39th/index.html

 

Tues Sept 12 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Tues Sept 12 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly) PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus ncovolus@wister.org July 2017 New Contact:

 

Tues Sept 12 @ 7 PM Please check (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info: Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the

 

 

Wed Sept 13 @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com /Angela Miles

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

 

Wed Sept 13 @ 6 pm (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

Phila University 3900-3998 Cherry Lane

(off Schoolhouse opp. Penn Charter Parking Lot)

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Roxanne Maddrey, help her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar     https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/39th/index.html

find your district   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts-units/index.html

 

Thurs Sept 14 @ 7:00 PM 14th District Police Service Area PSA 3 Meeting 

6970 Germantown Ave Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Fri Sept 15 @ 7 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting 2543 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Sept 19 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues Sept 19 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt John Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed Sept 20 @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed Sept 20 @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly)

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Thurs Sept 21 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) NW Community Group @ TCP               

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144

Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com

Nadiyah M. Young, Community Outreach & Marketing Coordinator (c) 267 309 8629                Nadiyah.Young@Taborcp.org  Office: 215.842.4800 ext. 425

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Thurs Sept 21 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Place

Wordsworth/CUA #5 Community Meeting Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders

Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

Nazarene Baptist Church 3975 Germantown Ave

Refreshments

Shawn Woods 215 498 2116 swoods@wordsworth.org

Whitney Lipton 215 398 4218 wlipton@wordsworth.org

http://www.wordsworthcua.org/     http://173.248.150.158/wordpress/?page_id=152

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs Sept 21 @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Tues Sept 19 @ 7 PM

14 District PSA 4 Meeting 22 E Chestnut Hill Ave. , Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Mon Sept 25 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

 

Tues Sept 26 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

RCO Public Meeting Re Zoning Variance; 5003 Wayne Ave-Nail Salon, 349 W Hansberry-Youth Services/housing

Guest: Ken Weinstein, Developer-Wayne Junction/Lower Germantown-Announcement

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues Sept 26 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC  43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Sept 26 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month) Please check they7 may be on vacation

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Azaraha Robinson azaraha.robinson@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info. Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

Where are they now? Please advise. June 2017

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

Moved out of 5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858

The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264) www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

SoLo-WAM /Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Sept 2017 ©aw

 

SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Jume 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email June2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email June 2017 ©aw

 

Thurs June 1 @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly)  This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri  June 2 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training!  What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Sat June 3 June June 4 @ 8am -7 pm Rain date Sat June 10

Friends of Gilbert Stuart Park Flea Market

 

Mon. June 5 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly)

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

CORRECTION: 

Meeting will be in the Tuttleman Building Phila U 3983 Vaux St

Mon June 5 @ 6 pm   (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

Phila University Downs Bldg  3900-3998 Cherry La off School House La opp Penn Charter lot     Tuttleman Building 3983 Vaux St

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Roxanne Maddrey, help her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar     https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

find your district   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts-units/index.html

 

Tues June 6  @ 7 pm (first Tues every other month) next meeting Aug

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Wed June 7 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) Everyone Welcome to Participate!

Clean Safe Beautification Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director:  David Rose drose@germantownssd.com

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

Agenda:  Ongoing cleaning effort.  Report from Ready, Willing & Able.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-8482529  gssd.director@germantownssd.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Fri June 9 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

Community Welcome!  President Ingrid Shepard  pres.board@germantownssd.com

Office/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

David Rose NEW Director Mon Jan 30, 2017 drose@germantownssd.com

Info:  215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Fri June 9 @ 4 -7 pm

Teen Expo /Wordsworth CUA5 Community Advisory Board

Olney Recreation Center (Philadelphia Parks and Recreation),

6001 A Street., Phila PA 19120   Phone: (215) 685-2889

Resources, Music and Food, All Free

Contact:  Aunya Grimsley  (267) 398-3533 cell 

 

Sat June 10 @ 12-7pm

Betty Townes Memorial Cookout

4701 Wayne Ave (Wayne Ave and Wyneva-Abbottsford)

Family, Friends remember Betty Townes/Community Welcome

 

Mon June 12 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Mon June 12  @ 7 PM (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the

 

Mon  June 12 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues June 13 @ 6:00 PM (was 3rd Tues chg to 2nd? Tues monthly) Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Tues June 13 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly)
PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus <ncovolus@wister.org>

 

Tues June 13 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Wed June 14  @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Thurs June 15 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name
NW Community Group @ TCP

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders
Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP)
57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144

Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com

Nadiyah M. Young, Community Outreach & Marketing Coordinator (c) 267 309 8629                Nadiyah.Young@Taborcp.org   Office: 215.842.4800 ext. 425

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php
Thurs June 15 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and PlaceWordsworth CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders  Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

Rhodes School 2900 Cleardield St

Refreshements

Shawn Woods 215 498 2116 swoods@wordsworth.org

Whitney Lipton 215 398 4218 wlipton@wordsworth.org

http://www.wordsworthcua.org/     http://173.248.150.158/wordpress/?page_id=152

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs     @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

(Suspended June, July, Aug)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Sat June 17 @ 11am-8pm

11th Annual Juneteenth Festival

6300 Block Germantown Ave

History Heritage Culture/Free Open to the Public

Oimah Ammi Children’s-Village Cultural Market-Re-Enactments-Food-Music-Beer Garden

Info:  215 438 1768   http://www.johnsonhouse.org

Vendors contact info@johnsonhouse.com

 

Mon June 19 @ 7:00 PM
14th District PSA 3 Meeting 

6757 Greene St. Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues June 20 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues June 20 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall  Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed June 21 @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed June 21  @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly) 

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering  

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Sat  June 24 @ 9am -2 pm  (Police Districts 5 14 35 39)

PMBC (Phila More Beautiful) Block CleanUp

Registered Block Captains/Bags on Block Corners Only

(Next and last of this year Sat Aug 12)

Sign up to be a Block Capt 215 685 3975 Robyn Matthews robyn.matthews@phila.gov

 

Mon June 26 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues June 27 @ 6:00 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting
2001 W. Lehigh Avenue., Phila., Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues June 27 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues June 27 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC
43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues June 27 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month)

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

Tues June 27  @ 6:00 pm

39th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
1538 Wingohocking St

Find your PSA (Police Service Area):  http://www.phillypolice.com

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email  me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Tom Dignam  tom.dignam@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info.  Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm  CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info re this organization.  Please advise.

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville  G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858
The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264)
www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp
Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

SoLo-WAM /Happy Hollow Playground Community Email June 2017 ©aw


			

SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email May 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email May 2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email May 2017 ©aw

 

Mon. May 1 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly)

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Sat May 6

Friends of Vernon Park Bazar and Flea Market

5800 Germantown Ave

20.00 per table registration

May 6, 2017 | Spring Bazaar + Flea Market in Vernon Park

Angela Miles 215 359 7816 email info@friendsofvernonpark.org

www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Tues May  @ 7 pm (first Tues every other month) next meeting June

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Wed May 3 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) All Welcome to Participate!

Clean & Safe Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director:  David Rose

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

5003 Germantown  Ave / Germantown Historical  Society Building

Agenda:  Ongoing cleaning effort.  Report from Ready, Willing & Able on their ongoing work.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-848-2529  gssd.director@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Thurs May 4 @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly)  This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri  May 5 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training!  What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon May 8  @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Tues May 9 @ 6 PM

(was 3rd Tues chg to 2nd? Tues monthly) Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

 

Tues May 9 @ 6 pm   (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

310 W. Chelten Avenue, Phila., PA

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Roxanne Maddrey, help her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

http://www.phillypolice.com

district calendar     https://www.phillypolice.com/districts/14th/index.html

find your district   https://www.phillypolice.com/districts-units/index.html

 

Tues May 9 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Tues  May 9  @ 7 PM (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the

 

Tues May 9  @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly)
PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus <ncovolus@wister.org>

 

Wed May 10  @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Fri May 12 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

Community Welcome! New President Ingrid Shepard

NEW Office/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

5503 Germantown Ave (Germantown Historical Society Bldg)

NEW Director Mon Jan 30, 2017 David Rose

Info:  215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Sat May 13 – May 20

Love Your Park Week    Happy Hollow, Loudoun, Gilbert Stuart FernHill(signature park this year) Market Sq., Cloverly, Vernon, Bringhurst…Love a Park near you!

All the information for LOVE Your Park is at loveyourpark.org, including service days AND fun events. We would love for as many volunteers as possible (other than your Friends Group members) to register through the website

 

Sat May 13

Historic Germantown Festival

Market Sq 5501 Germantown Ave

Info:  Nina Coffin 215    programs@freedomsbackyard.com

 

Tues May 16 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues May 16  @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall  Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues  May 16 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed May 17 @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed May 17  @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly) 

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering  

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Thurs May 18 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name
NW Community Group @ TCP

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders
Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP)
57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144

Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com

Nadiyah M. Young, Community Outreach & Marketing Coordinator (c) 267 309 8629                Nadiyah.Young@Taborcp.org   Office: 215.842.4800 ext. 425

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php
Thurs May 18  @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and PlaceWordsworth CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders  Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

4300 Wayne Ave, Steel School

CONTACT:  Wordsworth CUA #5: community liaison 267-766-2000 x2077

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs May 18 @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

(Suspended June, July, Aug)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Fri May 19@ 6:00 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting
2001 W. Lehigh Avenue., Phila., Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Sat May 20 @ 2pm -3 pm

PWD/PHS Raincheck (Free Rain Barrels and more)

Please register online at www.phillywatersheds.org/raincheck. If people need assistance registering online, they may call PHS Information Services at 215.988.1698. Our staff will register them over the phone. Registered guests will receive an email confirming registration as well as reminder emails leading up to the event.

 

Mon May22 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues May 23 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

This Meeting, RCO: ZBA Variance; 4917 Royal St. Single to 2 family

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues May 23 @ 6:00 pm

39th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
2201 W Hunting Park, Phila., PA

Find you PSA (Police Service Area):  http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues May 23 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC
43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Wed May 24 @ 7:00 PM
14th District PSA 3 Meeting 

499 W Ellet. Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues May 30 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month)

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email  me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Tom Dignam  tom.dignam@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info.  Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm  CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info re this organization.  Please advise.

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville  G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858
The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264)
www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp
Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

SoLo-WAM /Happy Hollow Playground Community Email May 2017 ©aw

 

SoLo/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Apr 2017

Happy Hollow Playground Community Email April 2017

 

Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me. Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

SoLo-WAM/Happy Hollow Playground Community Email Apr 2017 ©aw

 

Mon. Apr 3 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly)

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon Apr 3 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting  5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Apr 4 @ 7 pm (first Tues every other month) 

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Wed Apr 5 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) All Welcome to Participate!

Clean & Safe Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director: David Rose

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place: 57 Maplewood Mall

5003 Germantown Ave / Germantown Historical Society Building

Agenda: Ongoing cleaning effort. Report from Ready, Willing & Able on their ongoing work.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-848-2529  gssd.director@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Thurs Apr 6 @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly) This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri Apr 7 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training! What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Mon Apr 10 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Mon Apr 10 @ 7 PM (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info: Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the west, Germantown Ave on the east

 

Tues Apr 11 @ 6 PM (3rd chg 2nd? Tues monthly) Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

*  http://www.phillypolice.com   district calendar

 

Tues Apr 11 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Tues Apr11 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly) PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus <ncovolus@wister.org>

 

Wed Apr 12 @ 6 pm (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

310 W. Chelten Avenue, Phila., PA

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Anthony McFadden, help him understand community needs and develop a strategy.

*  http://www.phillypolice.com   district calendar

** http://www.phillypolice.com  find your district

 

Wed Apr 12 @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Fri Apr 14 @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

Community Welcome! New President Ingrid Shepard

NEW Office/Meeting Place: 57 Maplewood Mall

5503 Germantown Ave (Germantown Historical Society Bldg)

NEW Director Mon Jan 30, 2017 David Rose

Info: 215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Tues Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues Apr 18 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

NEW Capt Hearn

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Apr 18 @ 7:00 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting 2543 W. Lehigh Avenue., Phila., Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

 

Wed Apr 19 @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed Apr 19 @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly)

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering

For location please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Wed Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM 14th District PSA 3 Meeting 

6970 Germantown Ave. Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Thurs Apr 20 @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name NW Community Group @ TCP

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144 CONTACT:  Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com                       Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs Apr 20 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and Place

Wordsworth CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders  Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

4300 Wayne Ave, Steel School

CONTACT:  Wordsworth CUA #5: community liaison 267-766-2000 x2077

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs Apr 20 @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

(Suspended June, July, Aug)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Mon Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Apr 25 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

This Meeting, RCO: ZBA Variance; 4917 Royal St. Single to 2 family

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm

39th Distr PSA 2 Meeting  2201 W Hunting Park, Phila., PA

Find you PSA (Police Service Area): http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month)

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

Tues Apr 25 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC  43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Sat Apr 29 @ 11 AM – 3PM

4th Annual Renaissance on Wayne/SoLo Anniversay(5) and Resource/Info Fair

4701 Wayne Ave

We’re inviting all our members, neighbors, friends, businesses/local organizations and city resources to participate and attend. We look forward to a day of celebration, sharing, food, good will, information and fun activities. We need you! Please join us. And, please, let us know if you have any ideas or would like to participate in our Renaissance on Wayne.

Info:  awfromhh@gmail.com  215 843 5555

 

April 27-30 

Sweep of Germantown Cats

Neutering as many cats as possible.

It will be a good time to do as much as we can

to prevent more cats from being born.

Aine Doley Community Cats Project Coordinator

Best Friends Animal Society  215-913-6013

bestfriends.org   facebook.com/bestfriendsanimalsociety | twitter.com/bestfriends

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager,  Azaraha Robinson azaraha.robinson@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public Mon-Wed-Fri  @ 1-6pm

 

 9/30/2016 We have no updated info. Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info re this organization. Please advise.

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources​ Development Corporation​

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144​​

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077​​

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858

The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264) www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

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Please feel free to share information with others!  Any additions/corrections will be posted on my blog.  If you’re not sure of your community group contact me.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  Regards –Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

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Wed Mar 1 @  8:15 AM (first Wed monthly) All Welcome to Participate!

Clean & Safe Committee Germantown Special Services District(GSSD)

New Executive Director:  David Rose

NEW OFFICE/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

5003 Germantown  Ave / Germantown Historical  Society Building

Agenda:  Ongoing cleaning effort.  Report from Ready, Willing & Able on their ongoing work.

(p) 215-848-1133 x 207 (o) 215-821-8145 (f)  215-848-2529  gssd.director@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/GermantownSSD

http://germantownssd.com

 

Thurs Mar 2  @ 6-8pm (first Thurs monthly)  This Group Needs Volunteers

Fitler Academics Plus Public School Home School Assoc (HSA)

140 W Seymour St Phila 19144

Parents of students @ Fitler

Info:  Fitler School 215 951 4048

 

Fri  Mar 3 @ 1 pm (First Fri every month)

Wayne Ave Merchant Association (WAM)

Clean, Green, Safe!

Wayne Ave: Berkley-Schoolhouse (4500-5400)

Lot’s of good information to share.

Let’s set a date for Town Watch training!  What’s a good day and time?

Info:  A. Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Sat Mar 4 @ 1-2:30PM

Mural W Chelten & Wayne Ave Update

(side of Rite Aid facing Wayne adjacent to Chelten Market)

Joseph E. Coleman Library, 68 W Chelten Ave

Meet the artist Jared Bader, feedback will be gathered on what to prioritize for inclusion in the mural. Share what you think are the highlights of Germantown, how you want it to be represented, and for whom.

Light snacks will be served. Please share with your neighbors and community groups!

F lyers at the Library, please feel free to pick a few up to share.

 

Mon. Mar 6 @ 12:30 PM-2PM (first Mon. monthly)

WAYNE AVE MERCHANT ASSOCIATION (WAM) STREET CLEANING

If you have a business on Wayne Ave please join us!

Or let someone who does know.

Wayne Ave. Berkley/Schoolhouse

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

 

Tues Mar 7 @ 6-9 PM (Tues closest to the 8th each month) Please Check 

North West Neighborhood Networks

New address: 5736 (5722) Greene St. Phila, PA   19144 former Y now

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLELC)

We have frequent voter registration drives.

To get involved contact: David Schogel 215 266 1308

 

Wed Mar 8 @ 6 – 7:30 pm (2nd Mon Wed monthly)

Friends of Vernon Park

5818 Germantown Ave., Center in the Park

Info:  Ruth Seeley ruthseeley@givewings.com

Info:  info@friendsofvernonpark.org  http://friendsofvernonpark.org

http://www.friendsofvernonpark.org

 

Tues Apr 11  @ 7 pm (first Tues every other month) Next  April

Baynton Hill Neighbors (RCO)

Baynton Hill Neighbors

*51 East Penn Street (added Jan 3, 2017)

Contact:  Joseph McCarthy  215-844-8118 e-mail   jfmccarthy3rdarchitecture@gmail.com

 

Fri  Mar 10  @ 9:00 -10:30 AM (2nd Fri monthly)

Germantown Special Services District(GSDD) Board of Directors

Community Welcome! New President Ingrid Shepard

NEW Office/Meeting Place:  57 Maplewood Mall

5503 Germantown Ave (Germantown Historical Society Bldg)

NEW Director Mon Jan 30, 2017 David Rose

Info:  215 821 8145 or email germantownssd@gmail.com

NEW WEBSITE http://germantownssd.com

Meetings once a month 9:00 am see website for all dates

 

Mon Mar 13 @ 6 PM-7:30 (2nd Mon can vary please check) Please CHECK

Wakefield 49ers (RCO) Community Development and Improvement Association

PLEASE VERIFY location subject to change

Neighborhood issues; Wakefield St reno, dumping, emergency, townwatch, etc.

Info:  215-275-6853 Roz McKelvey  roz.mckelvey@gmail.com

 

Mon Mar 13 @ 7:00 PM

14th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
5826 McMahon St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Mar 14  @ 7 PM (2nd Mon monthly) Alternate between 2nd Mon & Tues

Penn Knox Neighbors Assoc (RCO)

143 W Coulter St., PA School for the Deaf (off street parking)

Info:  Sue Patterson suepatterson1@gmail.com

www.pennknox.com

Boundary: W Maplewood Ave on the north,W Hansberry St on the south, Wayne Ave on the west, Germantown Ave on the east

 

Tues Mar 14 @ 7 PM  (2nd Tue monthly)
PANA  (Penn Area Neighborhood Association-RCO)

Area bounded by East Chelten, Chew, Wister, Baynton in East Germantown)

431 E Locust Ave, Phila, PA, 19144. (fraternity house)

Monthly meeting and RCO community meetings re ZBA variances

Info: Nicholas Covolus <ncovolus@wister.org>

 

Wed Mar 15 15 @ 3:30 PM (3rd Wed. each month) call to confirm

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND COMMUNITY GARDEN

Everyone is welcome to join and help. Next to tennis courts/off Pulaski Av

Workday @ site Sat. 8AM-12Noon

Info: Allison Weiss 215 843 5555

Garden Volunteers Please Call we need you!

 

Wed Mar 15  @ 7 – 9 PM   (3rd Wed. Monthly) 

Germantown Artists Roundtable Gathering  

For location

please check calendar at www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

Artist Presentation- ALL artists and those in art related fields WELCOME!!.

Build on the foundation started to create an arts network/corridor in Germantown

RSVP Paula pauladance@aol.com  Info:  gtartistrt@gmail.com

www.germantownartistsroundtable.org

 

Wed Mar 15  @ 6 pm   (monthly meeting date/site varies)

Police Service Area PSA #1 (39th DISTRICT) COMMUNITY MEETING

310 W. Chelten Avenue, Phila., PA

Meet with NEW Lieutenant Anthony McFadden, help him/her understand community needs and develop a strategy.

*  http://www.phillypolice.com   district calendar

** http://www.phillypolice.com  find your district

 

Wed Mar 15  @ 7:00 PM
14th District PSA 3 Meeting 

6970 Germantown Ave. Phila,Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Thurs Mar 16  @ 1 pm – 3 pm (3rd Thursday Every Month) New Name
NW Community Group @ TCP

CUA #6 Community Meeting  former NW Epic/TNCP Stakeholders
Tabor Northern Children’s Services, Inc. Tabor Community Partners (TCP)
57 E. Armat St. (Use Kenyon St. Entrance) 19144
CONTACT:  Juanita Dennard, Coordinator-267 977 6056  juannard@msn.com
Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

Thurs Mar 16 @ 5:00 (3rd Thurs monthly) NEW Meeting Date, Time and Place

Wordsworth CUA #5 Community Meeting  Former Logan Olney Epic Stakeholders  Residents of the 39th and 35 Police Districts

4300 Wayne Ave, Steel School

CONTACT:  Wordsworth CUA #5: community liaison 267-766-2000 x2077

Dept Human Services

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

 

Thurs ?Mar 16? @ 6:30 – 8 pm (3rd Thurs monthly Sept through Nov. 2016)

(Suspended June, July, Aug)

Faith Community Development Corp (FCDC)  

108 East Price Street, Faith Chapel Church

Each month we intend to invite one of Germantown’s movers and shakers to share their ideas and to meet the people who share their interest in in improvement of our communities.

Info: Ines Love email:  loveworks_loveworks@yahoo.com

 

Tues Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm (3rd Tues monthly)

NCCY COALITION MEETING  (Northwest Community Coalition for Youth)

TABOR NORTHERN COMMUNITY PARTNERS

57 EAST ARMAT STREET

(entrance on Kenyon Street)

Info:  Isabella Fitzgerald izzyfitz2@verizon.net  215-429-8051  215-549-3807 Fax

 

Tues Mar 21 @ 6 PM (3rd Tues monthly) Does anyone attend?  Please let me know.

39th Police District PDAC (Police Dept Advisory Council)

2201 W Hunting Park Ave

*  http://www.phillypolice.com   district calendar

 

Tues Mar 21 @ 6:00 PM (3rd Tues monthly)

14th Distr Captain’s Townhall  Townwatch Community Meeting

43 W Haines St.

Capt Sekou Kinebrew

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Mar 21 @ 7:00 PM

39th District PSA 3 Meeting
2543 W. Lehigh Avenue., Phila., Pa

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Mon Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm (4th Mon. monthly)

39th Police District Captain’s Community/TownWatch-Meeting see phillypolice.com

(lower southwest Germantown, East Falls, Nicetown, N Phila.)

2201 W Hunting Park, 39th District Station,

NEW Captain Anthony Ginaldi

District: 215 686 3390/1  NEW Crime Prevention Officer Bernard Spain & NEW Community Relations Officer Joseph Lukaitis:  215 686 2751

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Mar 28 @ 6 PM (4th Tues monthly)

SoLo/Germantown Civic Association (RCO)

Meeting address:  5058 Wayne Ave (entrance Manheim St) Southside Church Center

Civic Association and RCO:  Southwest Central Lower Germantown

Wayne Junction – Happy Hollow Playground Area

This Meeting, RCO: ZBA Variance; 4917 Royal St. Single to 2 family

Info:  A Weiss 215 843 5555  awfromhh@gmail.com

 

Tues Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm

39th Distr PSA 2 Meeting
1538 Wingohocking St., Phila., PA

Find you PSA (Police Service Area):  http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Tues Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm (last Tues of the month)

Southwest Germantown Neighbors Assoc

VA Admin Bldg (ID needed) lower level auditorium

5000 Wissahickon Ave.

Area: Queen La./Roberts – Wissahickon/Morris

Info: Bruce Marshall 215 844 8343  bruce.marshall@hotmail.com

Irv Acklesburg 215 848 5226

 

Tues Mar 28 @7:00 PM (4th Tues monthly)

14th Distr PDAC
43 West Haines St.

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

INFO MISSING: Call/Email  me

 

Locate a RCO/Learn about RCO (Registered Community Organization)

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/projectreviews/Pages/RegisteredCommunityOrganizations.aspx

 

??? Mon @ 6 PM Sat @ 1 PM (1 Monday/3rd Saturday monthly) ??? PLEASE CHECK

HAPPY HOLLOW PLAYGROUND Phila Dept Parks & Recreation

COMMUNITY/ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

WE NEED YOU!  Community is welcome!

Wayne Ave and Logan St.

info: 215 685 2195  RECREATION LEADER, Jonto Swift hours 1 pm – 9 pm

jonto.swift@phila.gov 215 685 2217 District Manager, Tom Dignam  tom.dignam@phila.gov

KeySpot: Computer classes @ Happy Hollow Playground! Free access hours to the public

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info.  Anyone attending or with info.  Please advise.

??? (4th Thurs every month board, membership & committee)

Germantown Community Connection (GCC)  RCO Anyone attending GCC please advise.

35 W Chelten Ave (First Presbyterian Church)

GCC initiates, collaborates & partners w/organizations to hold special public forums &events.

Info:  http://www.gtownconnection.org

 

Tues Sept ? @ 6pm  CHECK FOR CURRENT INFO @ 6 PM

Chew Belfield Neighbors Club-RCO (CBNC) RCO

Info: Rev. Chester H Williams 215-849-8021  http://chewandbelfield.webs.com

 

9/30/2016 We have no updated info re this organization.  Please advise.

G’town Restoration CDC RCO (no longer a NAC funded by OHCD)

5539 Germantown Ave

Info: 215 991 4744 mobile:  215 758 6855 John Churchville  G’town Rrestoration CDC

www.nellen.wix.com/gtown-restoration

According to OHCD year 41 consol plan we have no NAC (Gtown Restoration CDC NAC)

http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/conplan41/Year%2041%20Consolidated%20Plan%20for%20web.pdf

 

NW Neighbors of Germantown Community Meeting

310 West Chelten Ave  State Rep Rosita Youngblood’s Office

Address; Crime-39th distr, fire safety, gas power plant, lead alert, sanitation & citations abandoned prop., Wissahickon  Playground, Sugar Tax & other-Office Councilwoman Bass

RSVP/Info:  Lisa Hopkins @ 215 844-6098 or lisayhop@msn.com

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwest-Neighbors-of-Germantown/329906297043624

 

Of  Interest:

Commission on Phila Parks and Recreation

Get to know what’s going on with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

and get the chance to speak directly to PPR Staff

http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/aboutus/parc/Pages/default.aspx

email:    parksandreccommiss@phila.gov

 

Councilwoman Cindy Bass 8th District

Local District Office 4439 A Germantown Ave

Info:  Patrick Jones  215 685 9182 email:  patrick.jones@phila.gov

Mon – Fri 9 AM til 5 PM Closed Sat/by appointment (9/2015)

 

Hansberry Garden

Corner of Wayne and Hansberry

 

Loose Ends:

Various Times and locations around the 39th Police District

Parent Cafe CUA 5(Community Umbrella Agency 5) Wordsworth 39th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation

must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Liaison at 267 766 2000, ext. 2077 or 267-789-5693

Charisma Williams 267-275-4059cwilliams@wordsworth.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

Various Times and locations around the 14th Police District

 

Parent Cafe CUA 6 (Community Umbrella Agency 6) Tabor Northern Services Tabor Community Partners (TCP) 14th Police District

Locations and times vary

Breakfast, lunch or dinner and lively conversation must RSVP (childcare available)

INFO:  Community Resource Liaison  267 339 3171 X636  Monique.Gaillard@taborcp.org

http://dynamicsights.com/dhs/ioc/cua2.php

 

301 W Queen La/ Phila Housing Authority Update: Ribbon cutting Dec 15, 2015, people moving in!

New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

5333 Pulaski Avenue

http://www.pha.phila.gov/housing/public-housing/about-developments/queen-lane-redevelopment.aspx

 

?Germantown HS Charter School Coalition?

Development of new charter school at the site.

130 W Walnut La

Info: Julie S Caroll   juliescarroll@gmail.com

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/nw-philadelphia-more-stories/item/74446-germantown-residents-discuss-plan-to-turn-ghs-property-into-a-community-charter-school  Petition online @  We Support a Charter School in the Germantown High School Building petitions.moveon.org

 

NCCY Northwest Community Coalition Youth

Isabella Fitzgerald, Chairperson  izzyfitz2@verizon.net

 

Kelly Green Project

Greening of John B Kelly School

Pulaski Ave and Hansberry St. Germantown

More Info:  http://kellygreenproject.com/

 

Germantown Town Hall Collaborative What Next

6001 Germantown Ave FUMCOG – please check to confirm location

Come hear about how we are trying to “keep the doors open” at the Town Hall. There is a lot of exciting news — too much to tell in an email — come on out and join the conversation!  To post to this group, send email to germantown-town-hall-collaborative@googlegroups.com. Visit this group athttp://groups.google.com/group/germantown-town-hall-collaborative.

To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/germantown-town-hall-collaborative/fe1c1457-9806-470c-a926-057db969f299%40googlegroups.com.

 

Urban Resources Development Corporation

The Housing Rehabilitation Program purchases abandoned and foreclosed houses in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and the surrounding neighborhoods, renovates them, and then sells the houses to low and moderate income, first- time home buyers.  URDC usually purchases houses in stable neighborhoods where a dilapidated or abandoned house causes concerns for the neighbors.  Since its inception, URDC has renovated and sold over 30 houses in the northwest part of the city.

Urban Resources Development Corporation

http://www.urbanresources.org/#!housing-rehabilitation-program/cee5

6001 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19144

Ph 267-664-3538     fax 267-438-3077

 

Philly PAL

For the first time in it’s 68 year history, beginning 6/26 Philly PAL Centers will be open Fridays 5PM-9PM, and Saturdays 1PM-9PM! More… http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Employment opportunities:

Phila Police Dept

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Philly Future Track age 16-24 6 month paid program training  download application http://www.philastreets.com

 

Know your Police District and Police Service Area (PSA)

Community meetings w/lieutenant scheduled regularly. Information available at

http://www.phillypolice.com

 

Nicetown CDC NAC

Info: Majeedah A. Rashid, Chief Operating Officer-Nicetown CDC

4414 Germantown Avenue-3rd Floor, Suite B, Philadelphia, PA 19140

(215) 324-9772-NTCDC Headquarters (215) 329-1827-NTCDC Community Center

(215) 329-1825-Fax majeedah@nicetowncdc.org

Working Together To Put The Nice Back In “The Town”

 

Other Neighborhood Organizations/Contact them for information and please let me know.  Dates Unavailable at this Time Contact Info:

 

Blue Bell Hill Civic Association RCO  Blue Bell Hill straddles the Germantown and West Mount Airy neighborhoods, with most residents in Germantown 19144, others in Mt. Airy 19119. Blue Bell Hill  is bounded by Wissahickon Avenue, Walnut Lane, Cliveden Street (both sides, 19119), and the north/east edge of Fairmount Park. It includes residential streets between Walnut Lane and the park, Rittenhouse Town, as well as nearby residents who identify with our community. http://bluebellhill.net/

 

Friends of Fernhill Park Est: 1989 –  Looking for current info please advise!

http://www.loveyourpark.org

 

Germantown Life Enrichment Center (GLEC-former Y)

5722 Greene St.

Philadelphia, PA   19144

Phone: 215 844 3281

Email: info@glifecenter.org

http://www.germantownlifeenrichmentcenter.org

 

Germantown United CDC

http://www.germantownunitedcdc.org/wp/

 

Greater Germantown Business Assoc    Please advise any current info!

Info:  John Churchville jchurchville8@gmail.com or (215) 848-8511

 

Greening of John B Kelly School

5116 Pulaski Ave Phila pa 19144

Info:  Dennis Barneby  dennis.barnebey@verizon.net

 

Nicetown CDC/NAC-NAS RCO

Nicetown CDC Community Center-4300 Germantown Avenue

Info: 215 329 1824

 

Swampoodle Neighborhood RCO

swampoodleneighborhoodparcels@gmail.com

 

*Tioga United* RCO

1926 W Venango St

Phila., PA 19140

215-227-2858
The W Rockland Street Project (between Greene St and Germantown Ave)

The W Rockland Street Project is a volunteer-driven effort to revitalize one Philadelphia city block. Please contact rocklandstreet@gmail.com to get involved or volunteer! Visitwww.rocklandstreet.com to learn more

 

West Central Germantown Neighbors RCO

Email:  wcgnboard@gmail.com  http://www.wcgnonline.org

 

Wister Neighborhood Council      Please advise any current info!

215 843 6565 wisternac@verizon.net

 

Yes! And… Collaborative Arts

Transforming young lives through art and imagination.

215-ART-GANG (215-278-4264)
www.yesandcamp.org | facebook.com/yesandcamp
Flickr Photos | YouTube Videos | Twitter @yesandcamp

 

Wed eves

Yoacap Advisory Council

Youth Outreach Adolecent Community Awareness Program

Shane Victorino Boy’s and Girl’s Club, Clarissa and Hunting Park

To enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Needs community participation. Info:  Woody 215 851 1834 cell 215 778 4455 woody@yoacap.org

 

Learn More:

Zoning:             http://www.phila.gov/li

Vacant Land:    http://www.phila.gov/pra

Streets:              http://www.philadelphiastreets.com

Quality of Life: http://www.phila.gov/qualityoflife

Taxes:                http://brtweb.phila.gov

Great Map: Parcels/Property Owners: http://www.phila.gov/water/swmap

 

Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music 1628-30 W. Allegheny Avenue  Phila. PA. 19132-1745.. 215-430-0435  (215) 430-0452 (fax)  gegisom@aol.com gegisom.org  Joyce Drayton, Founder/Executive Director

 

*Comcast internet essentials

Low cost:  computer 149.95, internet 9.95, classes, online tutorials

Comcast Cable $9.95 per month

Comcast Cable is the sole provider of the Internet Essentials high-speed internet service designed specifically for low income Americans who have a child who participates in the National School Lunch program, developed by Comcast. For information on this cheap internet plan for only $9.95 a month,

ELIGIBLE FAMILIES:

  • Have at least one child who qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.
  • Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.

Families with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.

  • Live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.   1-855-8-INTERNET

https://internetessentials.com/

https://apply.internetessentials.com/

 

 

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