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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

47 hours 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
    https://www.facebook.com

2 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!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR ALTERATIONS. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011.DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. LICENSED CONTRACTOR TO BE LISTED ON PERMIT. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC. CALL INSPECTOR AT DISTRICT OFFICE AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START

    5224 ADDISON ST Issued February 15, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Police: 12-Year-Old Listed In Stable Condition After Shooting In West Philly

The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. on the 200 block of South 52nd Street.

    Police: 12-Year-Old Listed In Stable Condition After Shooting In West Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -Authorities say a 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot in West Philadelphia on Friday. The shooting happened around 2:40 p.m. on the 200 block of South 52nd Street. Police say a bullet grazed the boy on his left backside.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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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,...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- REMOVE AND REPLACE DAMAGED PARAPET WALL AND LINTEL AT FRONT, REPLACE AND REPAIR COPING STONES AS NEEDED, REPAIR AND REPLACE LOOSE AND MISSING STUCCO AT REAR IN ACCORDANCE WITH ENGINEERS REPORT TO RESOLVE CASE 613848. ABUTTING SIDEWALK MUST BE CLOSED WITH FENCING A MINIMUM OF 6' IN HEIGHT. SEPARATE STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED FOR SIDEWALK CLOSURE. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE 613848.

    314 S 52ND ST Issued February 12, 2018 Comment

5 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

5 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

5 days ago

17-year-old critically injured in West Philadelphia shooting

The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 5200 block of Walnut Street.

    17-year-old critically injured in West Phila. shooting
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE A teenager is fighting for his life after being shot in West Philadelphia. The shooting happened just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 5200 block of Walnut Street. Police say the 17-year-old boy was shot once in the hip while standing on the corner.
    http://6abc.com

6 days ago

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 12

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON LOAD-BEARING PARTITION WALLS AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS

    5243 LOCUST ST Issued February 9, 2018 Comment

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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 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

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