8 hours ago

Don't forget our Education conversation on Mo...

Don't forget our Education conversation on Monday at 48th and Baltimore Ave Calvary Center for Community and Culture.

    Information session Monday on schools governance transition from state to city
    Five community organizations are hosting an information session on Monday, Feb. 26 about the transition of governance of the School District of Philadelphia from the state back to the city. Otis Hackney of the Mayor's Office of Education will be a featured speaker. The School Reform Commission
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

24 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    WILL BE INSTALLING 32PLUGS 9GFCI 11SB SWITCHES 8 3WAY SWITCHES 1 4WAY SW 18LIGHTS 2FANS 5SMOKE DETECTORS 4CO2 SMK DETECTORS AND COMPLETE 100AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC.

    5141 IRVING ST Issued February 22, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE COMPLETE AND REWIRE THROUGHOUT SWITCHES, RECEPTACLES, LIGHTS & SMOKE DETECTORS & WIRE HVAC AS PER NEC 2008 WEST DISTRICT

    229 S 51ST ST Issued February 22, 2018 Comment

24 hours ago

2 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE CHANGE OF NEW FACADE OF AN EXISTING RESTAURANT ; FOR THE REMOVAL OF EXISTING ALL SIGNS (ONLY S/F FREE-STANDING SIGN REMAINS ( J SIGN)); FOR THE ERECTION OF SIX(6) FLATWALL SIGNS AND FOR THE ERECTION OF TWO(2) S/F FREE-STANDING SIGNS ( MENU BOARD SIGN) AND FOR THE ERECTION OF TWO (2) WINDOW SIGNS (WINDOWS SIGN SHALL NOT EXCEED 20% OF THE TOTAL TRANSPARENT GLAZED AREA OF ALL WINDOWS), FOR THE ERECTION OF FOUR(4) DIRECTIONAL SIGNS ACCESSORY TO EXISTING RESTAURANT WITH TAKE-OUT WINDOWS AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ON THE SAME LOT WITH ALL OTHER USES AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED.SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION

    101-23 S 52ND ST Issued February 21, 2018 Comment

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In this week's crime log, thefts at Pottruck and at HUP

Feb. 13: A 55-year old man was asked to leave the Dunkin Donuts at 125 S 49th St. but refused and was subsequently escorted by the police. By the manager’s request, the suspect was asked not to return. The man later re-entered the store and was issued a citation for defiant trespass.

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Feb. 10: A non-building theft was reported at the 200 block of South 40th St. a few minutes past midnight and resulted in an arrest made by police.

Feb. 14: A bike was stolen at 4309 Baltimore Ave.

Feb. 11: A 19-year old man was arrested at 3900 Fairmount Ave. after being reported for assault.

Feb. 11: The police were notified of a robbery on the 4000 block of Spruce St. conducted by a 45-year old man. The suspect was positively identified as the one provided in flash descriptions and was subsequently arrested.

Feb. 12: A 45-year old man was issued a citation after following a resident into a building on the 4000 block of Chestnut Street which he did not have permission nor reason to enter.

Feb. 13: A 50-year old man was issued a citation after blocking the doors of Wawa at 3604 Chestnut St. and refusing to leave when asked. 

    In this week's crime log, thefts at Pottruck and at HUP
    Theft: Feb. 9: A theft which resulted in losses of over $200 was reported in the afternoon at Levin Hall. The police arrested a suspect. Feb. 10: A non-building theft was reported at the 200 block of South 40th St. a few minutes past midnight and resulted in an arrest made by police.
    http://www.thedp.com

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3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of Cobbs...

    Citizens Planning Institute - Spring 2018 CPI Application
    How do I apply? What is Citizens Planning Institute? What is planning? Who is the CPI course for? What will I take away from the experience? What do Citizen Planners do? Who are the instructors? Who are we?
    http://citizensplanninginstitute.org

3 days ago

Check out our updated February Calendar and s...

Check out our updated February Calendar and see what we are doing here at your Nixon/Cobbs Branch!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Check out our updated February Calendar and see what we are doing here at your Nixon/Cobbs Branch!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of Cobbs...

Much needed for West Philly.

    $5 million grant to expand job-training programs for unemployed West Philadelphians
    The University City District (UCD), the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation to expand programs that train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in jobs, including UCD's nationally-acclaimed job training prog
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Cedar Park Neigh...

Come join us.

    Board of Education Information Session + CPN Board Meeting
    Board of Education Information Session + CPN Board Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

  • Health Brochure for Spanish Speaking

    Mrs. McCool is asking for $452.33:
    My students need basic school supplies, copy paper, colored pencils, markers, and glue sticks, to complete their projects in class. Most students struggle to buy school supplies on their own.
    West Philadelphia High School Comment

6 days ago

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Feb 17

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

Feb 17

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 17

Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone...

Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 17

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