Zoning Agenda – Monday, Nov 24

  Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes. November 2014 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. […]

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PHILADELPHIA’S CIRCULAR FREE PROGRAM

  Property owners in Philly that are tired of having take-out menus and ad circulars jammed into their door frames and mailboxes now have a way to stop the problem at the source! The NLNA has purchased 500 Circular-Free stickers, and is offering them for a suggested donation of $1. Stop by the Community Center […]

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Compost Your Leaves This Fall – November 10 thru December 19

  Bag your leaves this fall and help beautify our City. Be a part of this year’s Bagged Leaf and Recycling Program, get your friends, family and neighbors to join in, as well. This united effort helps clear our streets of leaves and creates a second life for the collected material through composting. Taking part […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of November 3, 2014

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President;  Janet Finegar, Secretary; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Jennifer Baker; Larry Freedman; Monika Kreidie; Dolores Lyons; Sharon Richman; Anne Waginger; Logan Welde.   ABSENT:  Don Phillips, Vice-President; Michael Coyne; Sasi Judd; Katrina Mansfield; Chris Somers. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:07 p.m. Motion: By Dolores Lyons, seconded Monika Kreidie […]

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COMMUNITY ALERT — CAR BATTERY THEFTS

  The 26th District has experienced an increase in theft of vehicle batteries. The lead core they contain is valued at $8-$15 per battery or 20ct/lb. at scrap yards and other businesses. Suspects are breaking into the vehicle and opening the hood from the inside, or they are bypassing the hood latch from the outside […]

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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – THURSDAY Nights!

  From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing will be available on most Thursday nights throughout the  fall and winter at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) See our schedule below. $10 Walk-in fee pays the model Bring your own supplies… email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions.       Our Schedule so far… Our […]

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Painlessly contribute 1% of your grocery bill to the NLNA!

Please take a minute to support the NLNA – at no cost to you! All you need to do is register your SuperFresh Rewards card by filling out the form below with the information used when you applied for the card. Then use your card at any SuperFresh store. Thank You! An asterisk (*) indicates a […]

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New Recycling Program at the Community Center – Bins with Lids!

  PILOT PROGRAM for MORE EFFICIENT RECYCLING BINS The NLNA has been distributing free bins to residents on behalf of the City for many years now. It is clear that these bins have greatly improved recycling in the neighborhood (which is GREAT). But, there is the problem of wind-blown litter that these open bins create. […]

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Philly Foodworks Offer Winter CSA

November 4th – May 21st (22 weeks) with a 6 week break between December 11th – February 3rd. Cost: Your Choice: $395 (whatever you decide) Mixed Choice: $315 plus $35 in online market credits (four items, you choose some things, farmer chooses some things plus $35 to spend at your discretion on online market) Farmers […]

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Verizon Yellow Pages Litter – Help rid the neighborhood of this bi-yearly trash dump…

  It’s that time of year when our streets get flooded with superfluous wads of paper. The city spends millions of dollars to remove the 2-3 phone books per person that are deposited on door steps all over the city.  The NLNA has been in contact with Verizon, and they want to help cut down […]

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A Reminder About Plastic Bags and Recycling

  Philadelphia’s curbside recycling participation is at an all time high. However, one of the biggest problems we face with keeping our recycling stream clean is PLASTIC BAGS. Many people assume (innocently enough) that plastic bags are recyclable, and put them in their recycling bins. Although this assumption is understandable, plastic bags are NOT recyclable […]

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Fall Tree Planting – Sun, Nov 16! – Rain or Shine!

  Please join our Fall Tree Planting, Sunday, November 16!  Rain or shine. A society grows great when the old plant trees in whose shade they shall never sit. ~Greek proverb                                                          […]

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Health Care Marketplace Sign-up Event – Saturday, Nov 15

  12 noon to 4pm Open Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act has begun for this year. State Rep. Mike O’Brien is holding an information and sign-up event at the Northern Liberties Community Center (N. 3rd & Fairmount), this Saturday, November 15. Health care navigators will be on hand to help with signups. More information here or call […]

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NLNA Meet n’ Greet for Neighbors New n’ Old – Weds, November 12

  6pm to 8pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (N. 3rd & Faimount) Whether you are new to the neighborhood or just curious to know more about the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association, please join us for our Annual Meet -n- Greet! (Amazing) homemade snacks, beer and wine will be served… rsvp (or just show […]

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PWD to meet with community regarding East Poplar Playground Field – Mon, Nov 11

  East Poplar Playground and East Poplar Field are slated to receive Stormwater Management work from the Philly Water Department. You can find out more about the project, and provide input at a community meeting to be held at the playground. The meeting will take place on Monday, November 11 at 6pm at East Poplar Playground […]

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Kearny Elementary Open House – Thurs, Nov 6

From 6pm at Kearny Elementary | 601 Fairmount Avenue It’s an exciting time at Kearny  Elementary, the neighborhood school for many Northern Liberties Families! We invite you to visit our open house to learn more. Hear from students, parents, teachers and Principal Daniel Kurtz about Kearny Elementary’s achievements to date and exciting plans for the […]

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Kearny Elementary School Paper Drive

  x Supporting our neighborhood’s great K-8 school, Kearny Friends is continuing its paper drive. Copy paper, printer paper, ruled paper — if it’s 8.5 x 11 and you can write on it, they can use it! Donate paper you have on-hand or buy it new – either way, you can drop it off at the Northern […]

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Hotline for questions about the upcoming election – Nov 4

A useful, non-partisan hotline number for voting-related questions is 1-855-SEVENTY (1-855-738-3689). You can also reach Committee of Seventy at 215-557-3600 with any questions about Philly government in general. The website is www.seventy.org If you’d like to get involved with Committee of Seventy go to CLICK HERE to find new opportunities.     —

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Spooky Garden Returns for Halloween

  The famous Spooky Garden returns Halloween Night, October 31, 6:00-9:00pm!  Every year the near neighbors transform this community garden at 1116 N. 4th St. into an amazing outdoor haunted house. Tricks and treats for young and old – FREE and open to all.

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Kids’ Fall Festival at Liberty Lands – This Sunday!

  Liberty Lands Park on Sunday, Nov 2 from 1 to 5pm (Raindate Nov 9) Moms! Dads! Mark your calendars! Attendance is FREE, with small donations requested for crafts. x Proceeds benefit Liberty Lands Park. Volunteer to help out HERE. X  The festival will feature: Fire truck provided by Engine #29 Cargo bike rides from Firth […]

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