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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Cedar Park Neigh...

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

15 hours 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

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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

3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
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3 days ago

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!
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Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (an...

Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (and every Saturday) at 10:30 a.m.! Followed by #baby #playtime 🤱🏾 Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139. #babystorytime is free. No advance registration required. For more info, call Ms. Dariell at 215-685-7422. 📚 #readingtogether #creativeplay #earlyliteracy #readbabyread #freelibrary #westphilly #librarylove #babies #toddlers #freeinphilly #lifelonglearning #everychildreadytoread 📚 Ages infant - 24 mos. & caregivers. Older siblings are welcome!

    Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library Children's Department
    Read, Baby, Read #storytime this Saturday (and every Saturday) at 10:30 a.m.! Followed by #baby #playtime 🤱🏾 Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S 52nd Street, Philadelphia,...
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W. Philly man held for trial in stabbing death of girl, 15, whom he met on social media

Details of McLean’s gruesome death were revealed at a preliminary hearing for Cole Swaringer-Herring, now 24, of West Philadelphia, whom police have said met McLean on social media, then allegedly killed her in his family’s apartment on the 200 block of South 49th Street on the evening of Nov. 27.

    W. Philly man held for trial in stabbing death of girl, 15, whom he met on social media
    Cole Swaringer-Herring, 24, of West Philadelphia, was held for trial on murder, arson, abuse of corpse and related offenses in the Nov. 27 stabbing death of Sabriya McLean, 15, whom authorities said he met through social media. - Julie Shaw, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a post.

h/t to our friends Kingsessing Roadrunners & Friends for sharing this handy list of legal services offered around the city.

    Hannah Dickey
    Hey fellow Philadelphians... I love seeing all these resources posted on here. I wanted to share some resource guides that I've made for a program I help run at Drexel called UConnect at the...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Dr. Bernett L Jo...

Please attend this free info session on trauma hosted by our friends at Dr. Bernett L Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center on Feb. 26th.

    Introduction to Trauma with theVillage
    More than 25% of American Youth experience a serious traumatic event by their 16th Birthday. Join theVillage and Sayre Health Center for discussion about...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 13

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    The Philly Black History Syllabus: 13 must-read books to understand our city
    Philly has made a lot of black history. Nearly 690,000 African Americans live in the city. And so, with this large and longstanding community, there's no shortage of institutions to honor and stars to remember during Black History Month. So if you wanted to get a strong grasp of this history, what books should you read?
    https://billypenn.com

Feb 12

Feb 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Historic Archite...

Great page to follow for some historic perspective on our community!

    Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia: 1789-1930s
    View of twin houses on 55th Street, south of Locust. Construction on these homes began on April of 1907 by Robert A. Pitts. Mercantile Studios (circa 1908).
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Coffee And Polit...

Head over to Settlement Music School in Wynnefield tomorrow to learn about Why Courts Matter- Pennsylvania from Kadida Natasha Kenner!

    Coffee and Politics: Why Courts Matter
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Feb 08

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Cree...

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library! 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

    20+ Times Librarians Surprised Everyone With Their Sense Of Humor
    Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity's best thoughts, it doesn't mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, Bored Panda has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor.
    https://www.boredpanda.com

Feb 08

Feb 08

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    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.

    5102 DELANCEY ST Issued February 6, 2018 Comment

Feb 07

Celebrate

The Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library Children’s Department will offer family-friendly events covering African-American heritage. 125 S. 52nd Street, (215) 685-7422, freelibrary.org

This article has 12 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...books—to examine perspectives on Black identity from 1912 to 2016. February 2 – April 29. 701 Arch Street, (215) 574-0380, aampmuseum.org

...of Black art to transform individuals, create and build community and foster cultural understanding.” February. 628 S. 16th Street, (215) 232-4485, artsanctuary.org

...look at the Emancipation Proclamation and self-guided tours highlighting African-American history. February 2018. 525 Arch Street, (215) 409-6600, constitutioncenter.org

...tomb materials from 5,000 years of Egyptian culture in the Egyptian Galleries. February 24. 3260 South Street, (215) 898-4000, penn.museum

...celebrate the life and many achievements of the brave 19th-century Philadelphian. Through March 31. 15 S. 7th Street, (215) 685-4830, philadelphiahistory.org

...an effort to clear the air and move the nation forward. January 27-February 24. 4954 Old York Road, rushphilanthropic.org

Visitors can enjoy free, live, no reservations-required world music as presented by Temple University students during Drumming Traditions of Brazil, West Africa, and India. February 6. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad Street, (215) 204-9860, templeperformingartscenter.org

...Narratives—brings their experiences to life onstage. Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center. February 9. 7 Lock Street, (215) 685-3583, veniceisland.org

...contemporary jazz, Soul and R&B. February 11. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Branch, 1901 Vine Street, (215) 686-5322, freelibrary.org

...freedom was in name only. February 6. Free Library of Philadelphia,Philadelphia City Institute Branch, 1905 Locust Street, (215) 685-6621, freelibrary.org

...importance of the Black Arts Movement and the funding crisis of Black theaters. February 18. 419 S. 6th Street, theatrephiladelphia.org

Now in its 22nd year, the Schomburg Symposium is an annual Taller Puertorriqueñoconference dedicated to Afro-Latino history and culture. This year’s symposium theme: Does Violence Have Color? February 24. 2600 N. 5th Street, (215) 426-3311, tallerpr.org

    DoNArTNeWs
    Exhibitions, Performances and Special Program Highlight Philly's Month of Activities Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia (above) is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. Credit: Photo by J.
    http://brewermultimedia.com

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philadelphia May...

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Spiral Gardens C...

We discussed this on Monday during our meeting. Here is a class if you are interested

    Free Class! Growing Food in the City, Spring/Summer Planting
    Free Class! Growing Food in the City, Spring/Summer Planting
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

The deadline to nominate a qualified candidate for the Board of Education is TODAY. If you know someone who you think would be well.suited to serve the needs of the new board ease submit the application ASAP. NOTE: You will need some personal information for the nominee AND a resume and bio to complete the application.

    Want to join new Board of Education? Application deadline Wednesday
    The deadline to submit an application to be considered for a seat on the new nine-member Philadelphia Board of Education has arrived. After the original deadline was pushed back a week, the Mayor's Office of Education will accept applications through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

Feb 05

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared School District ...

    School District of Philadelphia
    The following is the official statement from Dr. William R. Hite, Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia regarding the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles Parade: "The excitement...
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