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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Community Legal ...

    Available Positions at Community Legal Services | Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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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

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ EXTERIOR ALTERATIONS PERMIT - REMOVE AND REPLACE FRONT SIDEWALK 14'X 10' (APPROX.140 SF).PROTECTION REQUIRED. ADJOINING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY SHALL BE PROTECTED FROM DAMAGE DURING CONSTRUCTION, REMODELING AND DEMOLITION WORK. CONTACT THE STREETS DEPARTMENT FOR FOOTWAY CLOSURE PERMITS. CONTACT INSPECTOR AT DISTRICT OFFICE FOR INSPECTIONS AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF WORK.

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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...
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"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.
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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

3 days ago

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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

5 days ago

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

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  • USE PERMIT

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

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    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

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May 18

‘Thurgood’ at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday

This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.

    'Thurgood' at the Bushfire Theatre on Friday and Saturday
    This weekend you can get a rare glimpse inside the Bushfire Theatre for the Performing Arts at 52nd and Locust (224 S. 52nd St.) for the staging of Thurgood, the acclaimed bio-play about the former Supreme Court justice and civil rights icon.
    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

Designing Mobile Apps

Market Frankford El – 52nd & Market (going West or East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

Bus Route 21 – 52nd & Chestnut (going West) and 52nd & Walnut (going East)

    Designing Mobile Apps
    Event run by Blackwell Library Teen Department. Please email with any questions! Thank you! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class.
    http://planphilly.com

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 17

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debu...

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at Bushfire Theatre The beautiful Bushfire Theater of Performing Arts is set to premier a new show on Friday, May 18, 2018, which will run for the entire weekend. The show is entitled Thurgood and details the life and career of Thurgood Marshall. The Bushfire Theater is located 224 S 52nd St at the corner of 52nd & Locust. Tickets range from $15 for youth to $30. For many, the theater is mysterious as it holds a limited amount of shows per year: here is a chance to check out a theater that is over 100 years old while taking in art on 52nd St!

    The Enterprise Center
    The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts debuts a new show tomorrow at 7pm: Thurgood. Thurgood's debut is story #20 in our 52 Stories about 52nd series: read on to learn more about it! New Show at...
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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

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569

Commercial Robbery 5262 Walnut St DC 16 18 043741 - Duration: 3:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,312 views

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    Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569
    On April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:30 PM, the two unknown black males were captured on surveillance video entering the Philly Wireless store located 1535 South Broad Street. While inside the suspects surveyed the store and after approximately thirty (30) minutes they left.
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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...
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May 15

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

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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.
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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

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