Notes from Jan. 22 Meeting w/Police about Armed Robberies & Shootings

  Thursday, Jan 22 2015 at 7pm at the NLNA Community Center More than 70 neighbors attended this month’s meeting, anxious to talk to police about the recent spate of crime incidents in and around the neighborhood. An increase in drug trafficking, several robberies at gunpoint, and 2 shootings have been reported in Northern Liberties […]

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Watch Dog Class – Wed, Feb 25 – A Talk About Dog Walking and Town Watch – Sign Up Now…

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015  / 7pm  /  NLNA Community Center (700 N 3rd St) Pablo Mateo from the City’s Town Watch Dept will be conducting training on how to effectively observe and report criminal activity while out walking your dog. Police can’t be everywhere, but when you’re out walking your dog two or three times […]

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Annual Winterfest at North Bowl – Sun, Feb 15

  North Bowl 2pm to 6pm Celebrate the neighborhood with the family at this annual neighborhood event. Beer • Wine • Soda • Food • Bowling • Fun! Win Fabulous Raffle Prizes from our Local Businesses! Tickets (Adults) –  $15 in advance / $20 at the door Tickets (Seniors) – $10 (60 and older) Tickets […]

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“Take Back Our Sidewalks” Neighborhood Initiative

The NLNA is stepping up efforts to minimize street and sidewalk blockages from construction activity — a major headache and frequent safety risk.     Read more about it HERE in a recent Star Newspaper story featuring NLNA Quality of Life Coordinator Lara Kelly and neighbor Rick Angeli. If you have an issue or question about a blockage, please contact Lara Kelly at the NLNA.   —

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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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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!

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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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Ceramics Classes at the Rec Center – Adults & Kids Classes

  Taught by neighbor and ceramicist Natalie Wieters, the classes are open to all levels and cover all aspects of hand-building clay. Adults The $175 fee includes supplies and firing. Ten weeks of classes, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm starting Jan 20, or Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm starting Jan 24. Rolling enrollment allowed if you can’t make the first session. Kids The $90 fee […]

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Figure Drawing at the Community Center – On Hiatus Till March…

  From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing will be available on most Thursday nights throughout the 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.       Booking Models Now For March 2015… Hope […]

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A Special Thank You!

NLNA thanks the Penn Treaty Special Services District for support of the 2014 Operation Santa program and Krampuslauf festivities! PTSSD funds made it possible for the NLNA to deliver food baskets to many families and seniors in need in our community. And, the PTSSD also helped fund the magical costumes and decorations of the weird-and-wonderful […]

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January Zoning Agenda – Mon Jan 26 (Updated)

  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. January 2015 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. […]

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Kearny Friends Meeting – Weds, Jan 28

All are welcome to the first meeting of the new year of Kearny Friends, the community group dedicated to supporting our neighborhood K-8 school. The meeting is Wednesday, January 28, 6:30-8:00pm, at the home of Gina and Alonzo South. For the address and more information, contact Gina at eugenia.south@gmail.com. To learn more about Kearny Friends, check out […]

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Shooting on the southwest corner of Girard Avenue and Front Street

After speaking with Officer Dones from the 26th District, we can confirm that there was a shooting on the southwest corner of Girard Avenue and Front Street in front of The Saint Bar, across the street from The Gold Club. The officer could not release any other information as this is an on-going investigation. Representatives […]

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Reward Posted for Info on Recent Assault

  A $1,000 reward is being offered for information about an attack on a 17-year-old boy after midnight on November 16. He was assaulted on the 900 block of N. 4th St, at the corner of Saint John Neumann Way. He suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, and thankfully is expected to make a full […]

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Recycling Bin Program – On hold until more bins are secured…

  The NLNA is working to secure an on-going relationship with Home Depot as a source for bins. Here’s why… The City Is No Longer Supplying Free Recycle Bins! Now that you can (and are required to) recycle virtually everything, the small bins provided by The City are just to small. Wind-blown litter from these […]

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Treecycling – Sat Jan 10 at Orianna Dog Park

  Planning a New Year’s Resolution of greener living? Treecycling 2015 is just around the corner… Saturday, January 10th at Orianna Dog Park’s 3rd Street entrance (across from Liberty Lands) from 10am to 4pm Volunteer at the neighborhood’s best smelling event HERE. $5 donations encouraged to help offset expenses. (Thank You!) Please: No early drop-offs, […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES — Meeting of December 1, 2014

  PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Jennifer Baker; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Sasi Judd; Dolores Lyons; Katrina Mansfield; Sharon Richman; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger; Logan Welde. ABSENT:  Monika Kreidie. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:01 p.m. Motion: By Steve Richman, seconded Sasi Judd:“To […]

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Holiday Arts Winter Camp at the Community Center!

Get the kids out of the house and into Philly’s cultural icons with all their friends! Monday, December 29th and Tuesday, December 30th 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday, Dec 29 — The Constitution Center Freedom Rising – Front row seats to the events that have shaped our country and city. The Story of We the People […]

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Operation Santa: Gift Wrapping Party and More – December 19 & 20

  Operation Santa – Northern Liberties’ own toys for tots (and seniors) program needs your help this week!   Friday, December 19th at the Northern Liberties Community Center (N. 3rd St. & Fairmount Ave.) 5:30pm to 8:30pm — Drop in to help the NLNA wrap holiday gifts* for neighborhood families in need this season. Always a great time, […]

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December 2014 — Zoning Agenda

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. December 2014 — Zoning Agenda Location: NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd […]

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