Across the region, PECO crews are busy restoring power that was interrupted by downed trees and power lines. Landscaping crews are sawing their way through old, large trees that were toppled by the high winds that swept the region last night. A drive through the Great Northeast has turned into a maze of detours as orange cones and yellow police tape block off streets closed by fallen limbs and downed power lines. PECO says the number of outages caused by the “Frankenstorm” has set a record.
The declaration will take effect at 4 p.m. Sunday. Three emergency shelters will open at that time, including one at Fels High School, 5500 Langdon St., in Northeast Philadelphia. The mayor encouraged residents who live in flood-prone areas, including areas around Pennypack Creek, to move in with family and friends or go to a shelter.
With a wealth of community support, the St. Benjamin nanobrewery could come to life in South Kensington.
Fishtown resident Tim Patton has long been working to build a brewery. Last week, he presented a plan in South Kensinton.
FYI: An ad ran in the Port Richmond/Bridesburg edition of Star that listed Aldo’s Italian Ices’ address incorrectly: It is located at 2637 Ontario St.