3 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Har...

    Harvard University
    Joshuah Campbell '16 and Harvard friends beautifully perform "Sing Out, March On"-a powerful tribute to John Lewis, our featured speaker at Commencement.
    http://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

Easy SEPTA trip from our neck of the woods...

    Get Ready for the 2018 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square
    The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The popular festival welcomed more than 90,000 people from all 50 states and 10 countries to Philly and Franklin Square when it debuted in 2016 for the first time in the Northeast United States.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

11 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

11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION: Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing and Empowerment
    Courageous Conversation: "Being While Black" - A Community Discussion on History, Healing and Empowerment Date: May 30th Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm Location: The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), 701 Arch Street Event Description: Join WURD Radio in partnership with the Courageous Conversation Global Foundation for "Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing And Empowerment" on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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

19 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    URGENT!! We need a bottle feeder for 5 kittens who are 2 1/2 weeks old. Their mom was hit by a car tonight. :-( Pics to follow. If you can help, email us ASAP at projectmeowfosters@gmail.com.
    http://www.facebook.com

20 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared ACCT Philly's pos...

    ACCT Philly
    Did you know that ACCT Philly offers loans of humane cat traps? These are used to safely trap stray and feral cats that are in need of spay or neuter services. We provide the traps, trap covers, and...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES- FOR THE INSTALLATION IF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.(PA 136842)

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS 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.(PA 136842)

    902 S YEWDALL ST Issued May 23, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ISTALLATION OF NEW ROOF COVERING AND REMOVING OLD ROOF COVERING

    5327 WILLOWS AVE Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

29 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Nic...

    NickSplat
    Remember when Meghan Markle was on Nick News?! 🌎
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38 hours ago

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
    https://www.facebook.com

38 hours ago

A MUST READ

A MUST READ

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    A MUST READ
    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

2 days ago

2 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Theatre ...

    Theatre in the X Volunteer Sign-Up Form
    We will need a lot of help this summer as we embark on our most ambitious production yet, THE WIZ! Please fill out the form below if you are interested in volunteering with us this summer.
    http://docs.google.com

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a p...

    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

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

    Odunde Festival
    Odunde is one of the largest African-American street festivals in the nation. Odunde is a Yoruba word that means "Happy New Year." Every year, the Odunde Festival draws vendors from not only America but from an array of African and Caribbean countries as well.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a post.

    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

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Yel...

    Yellowstone Forever
    Watching baby bear cubs climbing and playing high up in trees - what could be better? We'll tell you! Every time this video is shared, $1 will be donated to Yellowstone Forever up to $2,500! *UPDATE...
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared University City H...

    4 years later, 4224 Baltimore Avenue is still a vacant pit
    On a normal day, the four-way intersection at 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue is a hub of activity, with Clarkville restaurant and Green Life Cafe on the two north corners and Clark Park to the south. Meanwhile, the fourth corner at 4224 Baltimore Avenue, stands in stark contrast to the others as an overgrown dirt pit.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Spayed Club's...

There's been an increase in stray animal intake in city shelters this year; PLEASE get your pets spayed/neutered!

    The Spayed Club
    Do you have a puppy or kitten that needs spay/neuter? Check out these June savings at The Spayed Club Clinic and make your appointment today!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby 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

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

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Enterprise Ce...

    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

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

Your friendly proprietor is disenfranchised in the primary elections for not picking a political party, so that's definitely part of it.

    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

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

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    FOSTER NEEDED: Tory Twizzler was spotted at Bartram's Garden where it appeared that his leg was broken. While being vetted and neutered at PAWS, the vets discovered a rubber band around his left...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Resources West Ph...

    Resources West Philly
    Discovery charter school is hiring #Teacher
    https://www.facebook.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

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Delaware Vall...

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Package Handler - Part-Time - UPS https://ups.managehr.com/screening/hourly/apply.aspx?l=PAPHA&p=1&src=P5049&ref=138234504
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Working America's...

    Apply for a Job - Philadelphia | Working America
    You'll recruit new Working America members, mobilize them to action, and collect dues. Debrief with Field Managers on effective messaging techniques and deliver feedback from the field to help shape ongoing strategy. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess a commitment to organizing.
    https://www.workingamerica.org

6 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    EXISTING 200AMP SERVICE REWIRE 40 OUTLETS 25 SWITCHES 2 SUB PANELS ARC FAULT BREAKERS HARDWIRE SMOKE DETECTORS 25 LIGHT FIXTURES NEW GROUNDING PER 2008 NEC (SFD)*FISHING METHOD*

    5213 BALTIMORE AVE Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR REPAIR OF PARTIALLY COLLAPSED FRONT PORCH, MAIN ROOF, FLOORS,REAR BAY, REAR EXTERIOR WALL, FRONT RETAINING WALL TO RESOLVE CASE #596732. 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 #596732.PA STATE LICENSED

    5318 WILLOWS AVE Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    DUPLEX * LAMINATE EXT'G WALLS WITH STANDARD DRYWALL AND 5/8" TYPE X ON 1ST FLOOR CEILING AND STAIRWELL WALLS AND UNDER STAIRS RENOVATE KITCHEN AND BATHROOMS AS PER EZ ALT STANDARDS SEPERATE PERMITS NEEDED FOR ANY NEW PLUMBING, MECHANICAL (UNITS WILL BE WTITHIN THE TENNANT SPACE) AND ELECTRICAL

    5213 BALTIMORE AVE Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INSTALL REPLACE 12 DOORS & 7 WINDOWS

    5213 BALTIMORE AVE Issued May 17, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL 1.5 BATHROOMS CONNECTING TO EXISTING STACK,INSTALL STACK FOR NEW BATHROOM (2 TOILETS,2 LAVS AND 1 TUB)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    764 S 52ND ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Open Soccer
    Our end-of-season event was a lot of fun! Despite the rain, lots of kids and families came out to play soccer and celebrate the community. Thank you to all our partners Netter Center for Community...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    DIY Natural Skin Care with Barefoot Botanicals | Greensgrow
    Registration Required. Learn to make your own natural lotions and masks from scratch. Join Linda Shanahan from Barefoot Botanicals as she shares simple, inexpensive and easy techniques for making spa-quality creams and lotions with only herbs, herbal waters and organic oils. Tired of being unable to understand the ingredients label on store-bought skincare products?
    http://www.greensgrow.org

May 19

May 18

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia Park...

    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

Kingsessing & Nearby shared West Philly Tool ...

    West Philly Tool Library
    Sorry, folks, but we will need to postpone tomorrow's 2018 Spring Tool Sale. New date TBD!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 18

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a link.

    Mayor Kenney announces first rec 'rebuild' as clash over union diversity heats up
    Dilapidated Vare Recreation Center in Grays Ferry will be the first city facility improved through Mayor Jim Kenney's stalled soda tax-financed upgrade for parks, rec centers and libraries.
    http://planphilly.com

May 18

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Roo...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania added 40 new photos - with Kingsessing Recreation Center and 4 others at Kingsessing Recreation Center.
    https://www.facebook.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 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    On the Market: The Salvation Army is training and placing people in tech jobs - Technical.ly Philly
    On the Market is a Technical.ly column where we highlight noteworthy job openings and the people who are lookin'. Got a submission? Email us and tell us why it belongs in the roundup. Add the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia to the list of organizations looking to bring more people into the skilled workforce.
    https://technical.ly

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