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Property Tax – Major Developments, and Your Action Needed

Last week City Council voted to delay the implementation of AVI (the Actual Value Initiative). Opinion in NL is not unanimous, but based on the views of a clear majority of residents we’ve heard from, this is a major victory. But the Nutter administration is still pushing to undo this arrangement and get AVI implemented […]

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Important Public Meetings on Re-zoning Properties in NL

  June 18 at 7th & Spring Garden; June 20 Downtown As part of zoning reform, the Planning Commission will examine every property in Philadelphia to see if its zoning needs to be changed. This is called remapping. Northern Liberties is among the first areas to be remapped. Next week brings the first two public […]

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Probable Final Vote on Property Tax Changes

Tomorrow, June 14th, at 10AM is City Council’s second-to-last session before the summer recess. We are informed it is likely that Council will consider several property tax bills, some overlapping, some competing – and vote on one or more of them. Major issues to be decided: – Whether to enact the new “Actual Value Initiative” […]

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Three Updates on Piazza Incident

What we know: Police are seeking, 23 year-old Steven Miller in the fatal shooting outside PYT after midnight on June 11. A brief report can be found here. Next Step #1: We have received questions, comments, and suggestions from many neighbors, and we appreciate everyone’s thoughtfulness and dedication to the community. We are working to […]

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Update: Own a Tax-abated House? Apply for the Homestead Exemption Now

Link to downloadable Application file – HERE Form also available from State Rep. Mike O’Brien’s office – 610 N. 2nd St. here in NL (215-503-3245) Many neighbors who own tax-abated houses have contacted us asking if they need to fill out the Homestead Exemption form too. On June 10th, the City of Philadelphia sent out […]

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Music Fest and Flea Market on Saturday, June 9th

Saturday June 9th, all day at Liberty Lands It’s time again for the Spring Music Fest and Flea Market! It starts at 9AM with the flea market, which runs all day. Sell your stuff – just $20 for a space – contact Kathy Vissar, kvissar@gmail.com. Our neighborhood Recreation Center also is having a flea market that […]

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Neighborhood Cleanup from Waterfront Square to Fairmount Avenue

Saturday, June 9th Meet up at Waterfront Square (Penn St. near Brown) at 7:30AM, where residents of this condo, along with KassCon Cleaning Services, will be doing a cleanup from the condo site, down to Fairmount Avenue. Questions? Email Roland Kassis by clicking here.

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Deadline: Get Your Property Tax “Homestead Exemption” in Now

July 31 Deadline The City’s Property Tax situation remains in flux, with new property assessments not yet released; the new tax rate unknown; and the PA legislature still having to act in order to make some of the City’s proposals legal. But there’s one thing you can – and must – do now if you […]

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Bodine High School Flea Market May 12 – Sign Up Now

Flea market, raffle, snacks and beverages The Home & School Association of our neighborhood’s award-winning Bodine High School for International Affairs is holding a flea market next Saturday, 9 AM-12 Noon. Help the school and sell your stuff – a space is $30. Also, you can donate an item to be raffled off, and help […]

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Love Your Park Day at Liberty Lands May 12

Love Your Park Day at Liberty Lands May 12 Starts at 9AM – free coffee, snacks, and lunch Next Saturday it’s a Love Your Park work day at Liberty Lands! Come out anytime starting at 9am. Coffee and donuts will be provided, with lunch at noon, and the even tending at 2PM. Tools and gloves […]

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“Penn St. Trail” to connect Spring Garden to SugarHouse New Waterfront Trail Section to Open Next Spring

The Delaware River Waterfront Corp. is getting ready to create the next section of the waterfront trail. More information at PlanPhilly.com – click HERE.

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The Famous Night Market – sponsored by The Food Trust – Is Coming To Our Neighborhood!

A big hit in Mt. Airy, Chinatown, University City and East Passyunk over the past couple of years, the Night Market draws thousands of locals and visitors to sample food from dozens of vendors, and to learn more about The Food Trust’s mission of making healthy food available to everyone. Night Market Northern Liberties will […]

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FUNDRAISER FOR NEIGHBOR KEVIN NEARY RAISES $20K

January 29’s fundraiser for neighbor Kevin Neary, left paralyzed after a tragic robbery late last year, raised more than $20,000. Many thanks to eveyone who gave, and to North Bowl, which donated all its proceeds from the day’s event as well. You can still give if you missed the event – just click the DONATE button […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of December 3, 2012

  PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Fernando Benavides; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Erika Goldberg; Katrina Mansfield; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Lystra Harris The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:05 p.m. Motion: By Katrina Mansfield, seconded by Erika Goldberg:“To approve the […]

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UPenn produced Girard Ave. transit oriented development plan

Click to download the plan (16.2 MB).

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State of PA voter registration mail application

PA voter registration form

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NLNA Voter Registration Form

NLNA voter registration form Please include a photocopy of proof of residence (drivers license, house title, etc.). THIS IS NOT A CITY,STATE, OR FEDERAL VOTER REGISTRATION FORM. IT IS ONLY FOR NLNA ELECTIONS. Once completed mail to: NLNA Attn: Voter registration 700 N. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19123  

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NLNA 2007 Waterfront Plan

NLNA_WaterfrontPlan_Web This download is a PDF and is 11 MB in size

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NLNA 2005 Neighborhood Plan

The NLNA Neighborhood Plan NLNA_Plan_WebVersion This download is a PDF and is 6 MB in size  

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NL Community Center

Plans (5 MB)

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Penn Treaty SSD Grant Application Form

PennTreatySSD_Application

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Penn Praxis: Action Plan for the Central Delaware

Are you interested in seeing the Central Delaware Waterfront developed in a coordinated and responsible fashion? Read the new report from Penn Praxis which lays out a plan for the Central Delaware.

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Election Protection

For more information about Election Protetion and the 1-866-OUR-VOTE Hotline, please visit: www.866ourvote.org. The Committee of Seventy is a voter watchdog group:www.seventy.org.

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Design Advocacy Group (DAG)

Report on sidewalk closings “Take back our sidewalks!”

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Important Phone Numbers

A list of important phone number for neighbors. Report vandalism, grafitti, 215- 685-9556. Building violations, missing rain gutters, call L and I: 215-685-6881 or 215-685-2463. Abandoned cars: 215-685-9500. Animal complaint 215-685-9040. Dumpster issues 215-685-7342. Potholes 215-686-5560. Rats 215-685-9000. Underaged drinking 215-726-6200. Nuisance bar 215-726-6200. Help friends or family. Greiving children, teens, or families call 215-427-6767. […]

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