10 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

19 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

27 hours ago

27 hours ago

  • SUPPRESSION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF AN AUTOMATIC FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13D THROUGHOUT NEW THREE (3) STORY BUILDING WITH TWO DWELLING UNITS TO INCLUDE 1-INCH COMBINED LINE AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

    5030 CEDAR AVE Issued May 23, 2018 Comment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE PERMIT

    TO AMEND PREVIOUS BUILDING PERMIT #747143 FOR CHANGE SPRINKLER SYSTEM FROM NFPA 13R TO NFPA 13D IN 2 FAMILY UNITS 3-STORY BUILDING. NO OTHER CHANGES APPROVED ON THIS PERMIT.

    5030 CEDAR AVE Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

35 hours ago

Jazz Heritage Performance series kicks off at...

Jazz Heritage Performance series kicks off at Malcolm X Park TONIGHT! It's (of course) story #21 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series.Tonight's show is going to be fantastic...but if you can't make it tonight, there is going to be a FREE Jazz Performance in the park every Thursday from now until September 13th! Did you know that you can experience high quality jazz for free in Malcolm X Park? Jannie Blackwell and the Friends of Malcolm X Park present Jazz Heritage Series. Thursday’s guest performer is the funky and smooth Keni Jackson Experience. Showtime is 7pm on 52nd and Pine. It’s a great place to meet with friends, go on a date, enjoy solo time, or bring out the family.

    The Enterprise Center
    Jazz Heritage Performance series kicks off at Malcolm X Park TONIGHT! It's (of course) story #21 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series.Tonight's show is going to be fantastic...but if you can't make...
    https://www.facebook.com

43 hours 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

3 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW FLOORS AND NEW DRYWALL. (RM-1)

    5235 HAZEL AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    NEW THREE STORY SINGLE FAMILY TOWNHOUSE ON THE EXISTING VACANT LOT. SEEKING REFUSAL FOR: SIDE YARD <8'-0"

    5010 HAZEL AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    CURB TRAP AND FRESH AIR INLET AND SANITARY AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    5019 HAZEL AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

3 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

3 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

4 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

6 days ago

May 19

May 19

  • 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

May 18

Jewish Farm School offering early childhood gardening program in West Philly

...to 6 and their caregivers will be gathering at the Jewish Farm School garden at 50th and Cedar for 90-minute sessions to care for plants and for age-appropriate games and activities...

    Jewish Farm School offering early childhood gardening program in West Philly
    The Jewish Farm School, a Philly-based environmental education nonprofit, recently received a grant to run a series of early childhood garden-based education program in West Philadelphia. The Side Yard Seedlings program is launching May 31 and will offer a dozen sessions on weekdays and Sundays this
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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 12

The Enterprise Center added 3 new photos.

Here's some photos from the gorgeous new Broken Chains mural at 52nd and Larchwood, in case you weren't able to make it out there this afternoon. Mural Arts Philadelphia Ryan Spak Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School-Extended Family Network West Philly Local West Philly News University City Review

    The Enterprise Center
    The Enterprise Center added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

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 12

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    SFD INTERIOR REMODEL KITCHEN/BATHROOM/DRYWALL/PAINT TRIM.

    5207 RODMAN ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

May 11

Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, ...

Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, May 12th from 12-5PM, and it's story #19 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series! Rich Foreman, owner of 52nd street mainstay Dynamite Pest Control, loves to give back to his West Philadelphia community. Partnering with the Friends of Malcolm x Park, Dynamite sponsors Community Day every year so that neighborhood families can gather in the park at 52nd and Pine and enjoy free food, entertainment, face-painting, moon bounce, and kids’ activities. This year’s Community Day is Saturday, May 12th from 12-5pm. We hope to see you there! Walnut Hill Community Association Cobbs Creek Neighbors West Philly Local Garden Court Community Association Cedar Park Neighbors West Philly News

    The Enterprise Center
    Community Day at Malcolm X Park is tomorrow, May 12th from 12-5PM, and it's story #19 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series! Rich Foreman, owner of 52nd street mainstay Dynamite Pest Control, loves to...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

Unveiling of new version of the ‘Broken Chains” mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday

Unveiling of new version of the ‘Broken Chains” mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday

The design for the new “Broken Chains” mural at 500 S. 52nd St. (southwest corner of 52nd and Larchwood).

    Unveiling of new version of the 'Broken Chains" mural at 52nd and Larchwood this Saturday
    The design for the new "Broken Chains" mural at 52nd and Larchwood, where several buildings are undergoing extensive renovation, will be unveiled Saturday, May 12th at 3 p.m. The original Broken Chains mural (see below), a tribute to Black empowerment and leadership, will be removed as part of th
    http://www.westphillylocal.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

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