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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

    Board of Education interest form | Office of the Mayor
    Apply to be a Board of Education appointee.
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    *ASBESTOS REMEDIATION REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF WORK* ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING DATA CENTER. ALTERATIONS TO INCLUDE DUNNAGE STEEL FRAMING TO SUPPORT NEW MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT AND THE INSTALLATION OF GRATING AND LADDERS.

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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Roadrunners
    New to our work in 2018? Here's a quick (shareable) breakdown: 🧐 The Kingsessing Roadrunners is a nonprofit organization based at the Kingsessing Recreation Center. We provide students with a...
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    On this day in 1918, publisher John H. Johnson was born. As founder of Johnson Publishing Company, Johnson became one of the first African Americans to attain success in the magazine and publishing...
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    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum
    "Due to the lapse in federal appropriations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is unable to fully staff the properties under its management. It is not feasible to close or otherwise prohibit all...
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Kingsessing & Nearby shared West Philly Local...

    SEPTA to begin phasing out token sales beginning this Monday
    SEPTA is reminding its customers who still use tokens that token sales at cashiers' booths and vending machines at Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line stations will be phased out starting Monday, Jan. 22. The phase-out of sales at cashiers' booths will continue through the first week of February.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 hours ago

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    Philly receives $33M to help the homeless
    The federal government just awarded a record $2 billion to homeless assistance programs across the country, and Philly received $33 million of it that will go toward nearly 100 local programs, some old and some new. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provided funding for all of the 99 homeless assistance programs that the city requested for HUD to renew.
    https://philly.curbed.com

6 hours ago

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    Overview - Office of Undergraduate Research
    The High School Scholars Program is a highly selective program that allows high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to register for college courses - on a space-available basis - at Drexel University's University City Campus while completing high school.
    http://drexel.edu

6 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Southwest Glo...

    A Healthy Grays Ferry Corridor - ULI Philadelphia
    On December 15th ULI Philadelphia hosted the culminating presentation of the Grays Ferry Healthy Corridor Study at the Pennovation Center. The project brought together a panel of national experts, who, after completing an intensive three-day research and stakeholder interview process, presented their recommendations for including health within future planning processes for the Grays Ferry corridor (from Washington Avenue to Woodland Avenue and including the Grays Ferry Bridge).
    https://philadelphia.uli.org

6 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Academy of Na...

    Everything you need to know about the 2018 Women's March on Philadelphia
    Last year's Women's March on Philadelphia brought some 50,000 people to the Parkway who marched to the Philadelphia Museum of Art with 2.9 million marchers all around the world. This year's march returns this weekend with the same route and is expected to draw similar crowds to the city's streets.
    https://philly.curbed.com

8 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a post.

    Charrisa Williams-Coulibaly
    Do you buy and/or sell items on the internet? You can use the lobby of ANY Police District in the city in order to complete your exchange. 24/7/365. Learn more here: https://t.co/IzDeAt4wHM...
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8 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Historic Architec...

    Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia: 1789-1930s
    North side of Baltimore Avenue, west of 47th Street. Depicting twin houses built in the 1890s, now part of University City. University of Pennsylvania Archives (circa 1907).
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8 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

Check out this great Facebook page!

    ChickTech Philadelphia is bringing free tech education to local girls - Generocity Philly
    Most people who know ChickTech Philadelphia , the local chapter of a national nonprofit, know us as a networking group for professional women in tech. What many people don't know is that for the past few months we have been hard at work preparing for the launch of our first ChickTech: High School program cohort, a program that is run in over 18 chapters across the country.
    https://generocity.org

8 hours ago

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    Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
    Do you travel on Cobbs Creek Parkway in Lower Southwest Philadelphia? If so, please take this survey! Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is looking to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety...
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8 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philly School New...

    Police: No, there won't be checkpoints, stop-and-frisk at Philly Women's March
    On Wednesday, Facebook messages circulated accusing the Women's March on Philadelphia organizers of collaborating with the police to implement excessive security checkpoints, random searches, and even stop-and-frisks at Saturday's planned protest. Online backlash was swift.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

8 hours ago

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    Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia
    In an effort to keep cats and dogs in their loving homes, the Community Pet Pantry helps to serve low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia by providing supplemental FREE pet food and...
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11 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Dontae Privette's...

    Log into Facebook | Facebook
    Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know.
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12 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Courtesy Post: Holly is in need of a new forever home because her owner is going into a nursing home. Please Share.
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12 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Lancaster Avenue ...

    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    New Business on Lancaster Ave! West Pets Philadelphia is an independently owned pet supply store with a self serve dog wash located at 4015 Lancaster Ave! They have supplies for small animals and...
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12 hours ago

"Relief may be on the way for Philly homeowne...

"Relief may be on the way for Philly homeowners who need to make repairs on their homes but can’t afford to do so. This summer the city and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority are planning to launch a new home repair program for low-, moderate-, and middle-income homeowners that could offer as much as $25,000."

    What to know about Philly's new home repair loan program
    Relief may be on the way for Philly homeowners who need to make repairs on their homes but can't afford to do so. This summer the city and the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority are planning to launch a new home repair program for low-, moderate-, and middle-income homeowners that could offer as much as $25,000.
    https://philly.curbed.com

12 hours ago

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia S...

We're honored to have our West Philadelphia Skills Initiative included in this list from philly.com!

    6 inspiring city innovations from around the world - including one from Philly
    The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a pioneering employer-based approach to workforce development works directly with institutional anchors in West Philadelphia such as Penn, CHOP, Drexel and other University City employers to tailor a job-training program that prepares local residents for high turnover jobs.
    http://www.philly.com

13 hours ago

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove...

"In 1996, Visit Philadelphia set out to prove the naysayers wrong. The words Philadelphia and fun do belong in the same sentence and people do want to come here. I am proud of the work that my staff and I have done, and I am happy to have made a difference for a city I love.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/visit-philadelphia-founder-to-retire-this-year-p7089-1.htm Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

14 hours ago

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebra...

Join the Penn Museum for their Annual Celebration of African Cultures next month! Local storytellers and artists lead guests in an interactive exploration of traditions from across the African continent, set among the Museum’s collection of textiles, sculpture, and masks in the Africa Gallery, and among statuary and tomb materials from 5,000 years of Egyptian culture in the Egyptian galleries.

    Penn Museum - Celebration of African Cultures
    Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and more at this world renowned museum.
    https://www.penn.museum

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    FunTimes Magazine
    Tempest Carter is passionate about eradicating poverty and improving the quality of life for communities through education, community building, youth empowerment, economic development and art....
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Here's a quick guide to detours and closures ...

Here's a quick guide to detours and closures on the Parkway for tomorrow's Women's March on Philadelphia 2018 http://philadelphiafreepress.com/road-closures-parking-restrictions-and-septa-detours-for-tomorrows-women-p7088-1.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

16 hours ago

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New from the blog:

    These Sneakers Come with One Year Pass to Berlin Subway
    Via FastCoDesign: Very cool implementation of wearable design. These sneakers were designed by a collaboration with the Berlin transit authority and Adidas. The annual pass is worth $869 usually, but the shoes will be available for just $215 (only 500 of them though).
    https://www.thehacktory.org

17 hours ago

University City District shared People's Emer...

Welcome to the neighborhood!

    People's Emergency Center (PEC)
    New Business on Lancaster Ave! West Pets Philadelphia is an independently owned pet supply store with a self serve dog wash located at 4015 Lancaster Ave! They have supplies for small animals and...
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared 11A...

    11Alive
    She was one of the first African-Americans to vote in her state in the 20th century, and was a leader in civil rights and a teacher. Mrs. Donella Wilson died today surrounded by family. She was 108...
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There are still a few more spots left in this...

There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    There are still a few more spots left in this SBS Course for community members. Hurry up and register before they're gone!
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday ...

Celebrate the Chinese New Year next Saturday at The Penn Museum! This family-friendly day features traditional Chinese music and dance, contemporary Asian film, tangram workshops, tai chi and kung fu martial arts demonstrations, storytelling, calligraphy, family crafts, a Year of the Dog Photo Contest, and much more—closing with the grand finale drums and the roar of the lion dance and parade.

    Penn Museum - Chinese New Year Celebration
    Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and more at this world renowned museum.
    https://www.penn.museum

27 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared 1 S...

    1 Step Away
    Anthony Bourdain was a 44 year old cook who was slinging french fries and having little hope to ever get out of debt, or even pay his taxes. Want us to update you when we release new videos? Click:...
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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Res...

    Wes Montgomery's 1965 Paris concert is finally on record
    Looking for someone to direct your thank yous to in the new year? If you're a jazz fan, pick Resonance Records. Over the last several years, the label's executive vice president Zev Feldman dedicated himself to unearthing historically important, often never-before-heard recordings from the Indianapolis guitar maestro Wes Montgomery.
    https://www.nuvo.net

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    BlackDoctor.org
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sade! In honor of her 59th birthday, we honor singer Sade with one of her many hits. Who is Sade? See here ---> http://bit.ly/Who-Is-Sade
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28 hours ago

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    Doni Glover
    Black Inventors #weloveblackhistory
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28 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Bao...

    Coat Drive
    Coat Drive- January 20th, 2018 from 12pm-4pm
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28 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared The...

    A Harlem Photographer Captures the Distinctive Style of Senegal
    The thirty-year-old photographer Joshua Woods grew up in Harlem's Le Petit Sénégal, a small enclave along West 116th Street, where, as a child, he heard fly, gold-chain-rocking, elder male émigrés speak gloriously of easy black living and independence in Senegalese cities like Dakar or Pikine.
    https://www.newyorker.com

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Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared an ...

    Love, Study, Struggle Sessions // Black Radical Futures Month
    REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-radical-futures-month-2018-w-the-paul-robeson-house-museum-tickets-42031236560 MORE INFO ON BLACK RADICAL...
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    Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement
    Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement directed by Woodie King Jr. is a documentary that highlights the accomplishments of black men and women in...
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    Who is Sister Rosetta Tharpe? The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is buried in Philly
    In West Oak Lane's Northwood Cemetery, there now lies a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Sister Rosetta Tharpe was among the artists announced Wednesday as the newest Hall of Famers. Others included Nina Simone, New Jersey's Bon Jovi (a repeat nominee), and New Wave outfit the Cars.
    http://www.philly.com

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    Lancaster Avenue - West Philadelphia, PA
    Join us in our computer lab for free, quality computer classes meant for YOU! Share this info for a friend!
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    WINS (Women in Natural Sciences)
    Women In Natural Sciences (WINS) is a free after-school and summer science enrichment program at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Since its founding in 1982, WINS has introduced hundreds of high school girls to future careers in science and other professions by providing hands-on science workshops, career and college exploration, and positive youth development.
    http://www.ansp.org

30 hours ago

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    ACLU
    ACLU, New York, New York. 2,260,449 likes · 143,845 talking about this. The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the Constitution's promise of liberty...
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30 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Overbrook Park Ci...

    PennDOT Summer Maintenance Program
    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking hardworking individuals for employment from as early as April through October in their Summer Maintenance Program! If you enjoy working in an active, fast-paced environment with the potential for promotion into a permanent position, check out the various opportunities in the Summer Maintenance Program and apply today!
    https://www.governmentjobs.com

30 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    Becoming U.S. - Living in a City of Immigrants
    Ask anyone living in Philadelphia where they live and you're apt to get a unique response. Places like Fishtown, Strawberry Mansion, and Bella Vista are just a few of dozens of small neighborhoods that make up the larger city.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

30 hours ago

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    Acel Moore Workshop | Philadelphia Inquirer
    Acel Moore, who died Feb. 12, 2016, at age 75, was an old-school journalist who cultivated sources from the grassroots level to the upper echelons of Philadelphia society. Acel couldn't enter a room without being greeted by enthusiastic well-wishers, including many who over the years had found themselves roasting from the heat of one of his columns.
    http://www.philly.com

31 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Christian Strongh...

    Christian Stronghold Baptist Church
    Do you need help with your Resume? Our Job & Career Management Ministry is helping you on Saturday, February 24, 2018. 8 Topics "What To Do Series?" This is another one of the topics. #cscJCMM...
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