6 hours ago

7 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    RECEPTACLE SWITCHES INT AND EXT LIGHTS GFCI AND PROPER GROUNDING AS PER 2008 NEC

    5017 LOCUST ST Issued May 25, 2018 Comment

23 hours ago

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated ...

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated their cover photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

38 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Community Legal ...

    Available Positions at Community Legal Services | Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    © 2018 Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    https://clsphila.org

47 hours ago

On September 20th Drexel University Kline Sch...

On September 20th Drexel University Kline School of Law and Good Shepherd Mediation Program (who came to our meeting last month) will be co-hosting a screening of the new documentary Circle Up, "the story of a grieving mother, the men who murdered her son, and the unexpected relationships they create to prevent more violence." Drexel University Law School Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm http://circleupdoc.com/about/

    about the film
    A restorative justice documentary film about a group of Boston mothers who seek true justice for their murdered sons.
    http://circleupdoc.com

2 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE 4TH FLOOR OF AN EXISTING DETACHED STRUCTURE. NO ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURE PROPOSED. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS AND APPLICATION. FOR USE AS MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (127 DWELLING UNITS) AS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED (CAL NO 16901). NO SIGNS ON APPLICATION.

    241 S 49TH ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

"Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jorda...

"Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jordan Burnham. Jordan is a professional mental health speaker from Active Minds who speaks out about his struggles with anxiety and depression. His story gives hope a voice. A popular student athlete, Jordan Burnham was elected Freshman Class President, got good grades and had a loving family, including an older sister he adored. But the smiling happy face was a mask he wore to cover the anxiety and depression that lay beneath the surface—fear that he wasn’t good enough, difficulty with the transition into high school, pressure to excel academically as well as in sports. A year later, he found himself in a treatment center, and not long after that, in a hospital bed, following a suicide attempt. Now, Jordan speaks out about his struggles, a messenger of hope for others- that although we can’t choose the things that happen to us we CAN choose how we cope with them."

    Jordan Burnham (Active Minds) speaks about mental health coping & surviving
    The Mental Health First Aid unit of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual DisAbility Services (DBHIDS) invites you to - Listen to an inspiring presentation by Jordan Burnham. Jordan is a professional mental health speaker from Active Minds who speaks out about his struggles with anxiety and depression.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

4 days ago

  • USE PERMIT

    USE AS (9) NINE UNITS

    4826-30 WALNUT ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REPLACE ALL WINDOWS (APPOX 25) AND 1ST FLOOR APARTMENT: LAMINATE DRYWALL USING 5/8 TYPE X ON CEILING AND STAIR RENOVATION KITCHEN AND BATH SEPERATE PERMITS NEEDED FOR PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL WITH HARD WIRED SMOKE/ CO USING EZ PERMIT STADARDS ALTERATIONS- FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    129 S 50TH ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    SEPTA will stop issuing paper transfers this summer
    SEPTA announced that beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, all SEPTA passengers must have a Key Card to get that transfer discount that saves a rider from paying double the fare when his or her trip requires traveling multiple SEPTA routes .
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

5 days ago

How can we encourage more active participatio...

How can we encourage more active participation in elections? Change starts with us, and it starts by exercising your franchise. There are few people who legitimately can't vote, even formerly incarcerated and some who are currently incarcerated can. So let's do this!

    What we can learn from low Pa. primary election turnout, and why it matters that just 1 in 6 Philly voters showed up
    Turnout in Tuesday's primary election was lower in the city than in the rest of the state. Experts cited many reasons for that, and a resultant problem: Uneven voting makes for uneven representation. - Jonathan Lai, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

  • Theft

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      4900 Block Larchwood Av May 18, 2018 @ 7:41 p.m. Comment

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Enterprise C...

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

May 20

The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron

...Parkside and Hestonville — to travel more than  a mile to the next nearest branch, at 52nd and Sansom. Feldman’s photograph hints at the social isolation wrought by the loss of such civic...

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Feldman first encountered the subjects in his Slought photographs as a child. Growing up at 63rd and Woodbine in West Philadelphia, he would pass buildings like the former George Institute Branch of the...

The Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St., is ordinarily open noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. But the gallery will be open  from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Feldman will give a short lecture about his work. Admission is free.

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

May 20

May 19

May 19

  • USE PERMIT

    DAYCARE CENTER ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH OTHER PREVIOUSLY APPROVED USES ABOVE.(NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT)

    138 S 52ND ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    STACK WASTE LINE AND WATER LINES AND SET FIXTURES 2 WC,2 LAVS,2 TUBS AND KITCHEN SINK (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    5106 DELANCEY ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    KITCHEN REMODEL - EZ ALTERATIONS PERMIT - FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS. WORK TO INCLUDE REPAIRS TO NON-LOAD BEARING PARTITION FRAMING, REPAIR GWB, TAPE AND FINISH THROUGHOUT, TRIM, INSULATION, KITCHEN ALTERATIONS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC INSTALLATIONS. CALL INSPECTOR AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK.

    4838 OSAGE AVE Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

May 18

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of the W...

Friends of the Wissahickon has three summer jobs open.

    Friends of the Wissahickon
    FOW is hiring! We're looking for 3 dedicated seasonal outreach assistants to share FOW's mission and responsible park use principles. Apply here today: http://ow.ly/GwBd30jUZHG
    https://www.facebook.com

May 18

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia Par...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 18

May 17

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is...

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is now taking applications! Over the last 29 years, the scholarship program has awarded 169 scholarships to 81 of our young neighbors. We are very proud of this program that helps Cedar Park residents who are continuing their education upon graduation from high school. You can find the application forms here: http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org/scholarship/

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

May 16

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekl...

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekly email. This week includes Scholarship Applications, The Cedar Park Jazz series, and much more. Sign up at bit.ly/CPNnews to get it straight to your inbox. https://us16.campaign-archive.com/?u=5b4185fd76a8fa8a50042e688&id=041935d676&e=[UNIQID]

    Cedar Park Neighbors Weekly Newsletter
    Read more about the dollar stroll vendor application, PFCU's #StopMoneyShaming campaign, our scholarship fundraiser, and more!
    https://us16.campaign-archive.com

May 16

May 15

The next time you think voting has no impact,...

The next time you think voting has no impact, please read this.

    Philadelphia write-in candidate: I won with one vote
    A Philadelphia resident was shocked to receive a letter Friday saying they won an election earlier in the month - apparently because no one else cast a vote. "I literally yelled 'what the hell' when I opened the letter," Phillip Garcia told The Hill.
    http://thehill.com

May 15

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Sixty-Six Wards'...

Follow elections results here...

    Sixty-Six Wards
    Philadelphia! The polls are open! Sixty-Six Wards is live-tracking election turnout. And we need *your* help! First, vote. When you do, share your voter number with us, and then live track the...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added 2 ...

The Philadelphia Orchestra Sound All Round Program at the library !!!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared U.S. Democratic ...

TODAY WE VOTE!

    U.S. Democratic Socialists
    U.S. Democratic Socialists. 805K likes. We educate and organize for a more progressive, people powered movement that fights back against oppressive corporate and moneyed interests in our politics. We...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

The application period for the 2018-2019 Gary...

The application period for the 2018-2019 Gary Bronson Memorial scholarship awards is open! Students are eligible for this $1000 scholarship if they live within the stated boundaries of the Cedar Park neighborhood and will enroll in a regionally accredited post-secondary school for the Fall 2018 term. Applications and instructions are posted on our website: http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org/scholarship/ Applications are due via email by June 15, 2018 5:00 p.m. EST. Questions? Email scholarships@cedarparkneighbors.org .

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

May 14

Hurricane Sandy Information Center [UPDATED 10/28/2012]

West Philadelphia High School, 4910 Chestnut Street

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Roxborough High School, 6498 Ridge Avenue

Samuel Fels High School, 5500 Langdon Street

    Hurricane Sandy Information Center [UPDATED 10/28/2012]
    Emergency Operations Center Activated Mayor Michael A. Nutter has announced that the City's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28 in response to Hurricane Sandy. The Office of Emergency Management is overseeing the activation. Mayor Nutter declared a State of Emergency effective at 5:00 p.m.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 13

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REWIRE BATHROOM ADD LIGHTS AND 20SMP GFI CIRCUIT AS PER 2008 NEC.

    4917 LOCUST ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

The Enterprise Center added 5 new photos — at...

Everyone's having a great time at Community Day! West Philly Local University City Review Cobbs Creek Neighbors

    The Enterprise Center
    The Enterprise Center added a new photo - at Malcolm X Park.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

May 10

Cedar Park Neighbors shared Rep. James Roebuc...

From our State Rep, James Roebuck:

    Roebuck plans to introduce bill to protect tenants
    PHILADELPHIA, May 10 - State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., plans to introduce legislation to protect tenants' right to advance notice of eviction, and he is also co-sponsoring other legislation designed to protect tenants' rights."Recent events at Dorsett Court and Admiral...
    http://www.pahouse.com

May 10

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    REMOVE AND REPLACE EXISTING ROOF AND SHINGLES

    504 S 49TH ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    5017 LOCUST ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT TO COMPLY ID VIOLATION NO. 575521 FOR THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF AN EXISTING REAR FIRE ESCAPE STRUCTURE AS PER APPROVED PLANS. NO WORK TO INTERIOR OF BUILDING ON THIS PERMIT.

    5155 WALNUT ST Issued May 8, 2018 Comment

May 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared A.W. Christy Rec...

    A.W. Christy Recreation Center
    FUNdraisier Fridays @ Christy!!!! Come support our Christy Youth as they sell fresh made to order Christy Creme donuts. 🍩🍩🍩🍩!!!😋 They are $1 for 2 or $.75 for 1. Toppings include: choc. Drizzle,...
    http://www.facebook.com

May 09

One of the ballot questions for next week.

One of the ballot questions for next week.

    Philly voters to decide if city workers will be trained to prevent sexual harassment
    Since the #MeToo movement has gained momentum over the last nine months, corporations across the country and in Philadelphia are evaluating their policies on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. Many employees have sat through training sessions on the topic. But for city workers in Philadelphia - which does have a prevention policy - there's no mandatory training in place.
    https://whyy.org

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