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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

45 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

    5140 CEDAR AVE Issued February 14, 2018 Comment

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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

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

  • 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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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

The Enterprise Center is at Dynamite Pest Con...

Story number six in our 52 Stories about 52nd series details the history of Dynamite Pest Control, which has been a neighborhood fixture for over four decades and even had a cameo in a 1970s Blaxploitation film! A Dynamite Story Did you know the oldest continuous business on 52nd St. is both Black owned and family run? It was started by Rich Foreman Senior. Born in 1941, he went to Cheyney U. and in 1969 he left in his 3rd year to start Dynamite Pest Control. Originally known as Dynamite Exterminators, the company began in an apartment at 5215 Spruce .Their iconic sign actually made its way into the Black exploitation film Trick Baby in the 1970’s! Rich Sr. worked up until his death on December 26, 2008; in 2009 Rich Foreman Jr. stepped in to continue the legacy his father started.

    The Enterprise Center
    Story number six in our 52 Stories about 52nd series details the history of Dynamite Pest Control, which has been a neighborhood fixture for over four decades and even had a cameo in a 1970s...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 08

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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 07

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