Republican and Democratic candidates can begin circulating their nomination petitions for the May 18 primary on Tuesday, Feb. 16. This is person-to-person politics and it hasn’t been altered in the face of COVID, so it’ll be interesting to see if candidates will have more problems than usual collecting enough valid signatures. For most judicial seats … More Primary season begins next week!
A Message from the Mayor As you likely have heard by now, Philadelphia is looking ahead to the green phase of reopening. COVID-19 daily case counts are falling, residents are wearing masks, and hospitalizations are dropping. This Friday, we’ll reopen more businesses and restart more activities—still as part of the yellow phase. If our progress … More Green Phase Reopening
DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE PHS GARDENING CONTESTRegister by Friday, June 26! There is still time to enter the PHS Gardening Contest! The deadline to register and submit your photos has been extended through this Friday, June 26! We encourage gardeners to explore gardening techniques that bring you health, joy, and well-being at home during this … More PHS Gardening Contest Deadline Extended to June 26
We at Lower Moyamensing Civic Association mourn with our community over recent acts of racism and violence, particularly those that have claimed the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Dominique “Rem’mie” Fells, and others. We reject racism, police brutality, and vigilantism, all of which make our community unsafe. In the face of these challenges, our … More A Message to Our LoMo Community
Today the City of Philadelphia announced its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program aims to help people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. Please note that funding is limited… The City will begin accepting applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. The deadline … More Rental Assistance Available
Please see the link below regarding an updating of all Philadelphia city-wide food distribution sites. This link is now easier to use as it is color-coded and categorized. https://www.phila.gov/food/?mc_cid=12b8e6c436&mc_eid=448c7f58b7#/
Our community partner, SEAMAAC, distributed 500 prepared meals today at the Francis Scott Key School. Distribution will continue for the next 7 weeks, M-F, from 11:30-1. We appreciate that meals are made from fresh ingredients, presented of course with safe practices, much dignity and love. If you are interested in volunteering for SEAMAAC, contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information … More SEAMAAC Distributes Meals at Francis Scott Key School
US Air Force’s Thunderbirds and US Navy’s Blue Angels Flyover! Today at approximately 2 pm two of our armed forces in a show of unity and support for our first responders will fly over Philadelphia for 20 minutes. Step out on your stoop – enjoy some fresh air – and look to the skies — … More Some Uplifting News