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Did you know that 52nd Street used to be home...

Did you know that 52nd Street used to be home to a Beauty Museum dedicated to the contributions that Black Americans have made to hair and beauty products? This museum is the subject of story #8 in our 52 Stories about 52nd St. series. Way back In 2001, Shirley Randleman created the Beauty Museum on 510-12 s 52nd St., which showcased how Black Americans and many Philadelphians influenced the beauty world. “We wanted people to know ‘Here is your history: there are people who have contributed and DONE and you can too!’ ” The artifact collection showcased flatirons, products, and even the first Barber licenses awarded to a Black woman. Although she had to close the museum in late 2007 due to both family illness and her own cancer fight, she continues to hold on to the artifacts. “Service is sacrifice” and Mrs. Shirley has gladly sacrificed for 52nd St.


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FURTHER LISTINGS

Mar. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Police Dist., 5510 Pine St., 6-7:30 p.m.

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Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2- State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3- State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 8- State Sen. John Sabatina hosts Cocktail Reception at Del Frisco’s, 1426 Walnut St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. For info: Taylor (267) 671-7208 or re.elect.johnsabatina@gmail.com.

Mar. 9- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 12- Stew Bolno leads Conservative Round-Table at TUCC, 1515 Market St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. 6-session noncredit course starting this day. $95 includes participant guide & handouts. To register: code ONCE0362-004, (267) 468-8500 or ncregistrar@temple.edu.

...Christine Tartaglione is hosted Cocktail Reception by Sens. Jay Costa & Vincent Hughes at Pyramid Cl., 1735 Market St., 5:30-7 p.m. Gold $5,000, Silver $2,500, Bronze $1,000, Friend...

Mar. 16- Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22- Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Special guest Ed Rendell. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1...

Mar. 24- Men for Positive Change hosts Youth Council Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth 12-18 invited to serve on council& take action. For info: William Mackey (215) 789-0463 or williamlmackey@gmail.com.

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Mar. 1- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Mar. 1- Black Clergy of Phila., NAACP & Stadium Stompers host Town Hall Mtg. at Carver H.S., 16th & Norris Sts., 6 p.m. Opposition to proposed Temple stadium.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A TWO(2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE.

    5438 CHANCELLOR ST Issued February 21, 2018 Comment

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE WATER SERVICE & CURB TRAP & FAI PA20180440394 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    5340 ADDISON ST Issued February 20, 2018 Comment

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of Cobbs...

    Citizens Planning Institute - Spring 2018 CPI Application
    How do I apply? What is Citizens Planning Institute? What is planning? Who is the CPI course for? What will I take away from the experience? What do Citizen Planners do? Who are the instructors? Who are we?
    http://citizensplanninginstitute.org

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Check out our updated February Calendar and s...

Check out our updated February Calendar and see what we are doing here at your Nixon/Cobbs Branch!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Check out our updated February Calendar and see what we are doing here at your Nixon/Cobbs Branch!
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Friends of Cobbs...

Much needed for West Philly.

    $5 million grant to expand job-training programs for unemployed West Philadelphians
    The University City District (UCD), the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation to expand programs that train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in jobs, including UCD's nationally-acclaimed job training prog
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Cedar Park Neigh...

Come join us.

    Board of Education Information Session + CPN Board Meeting
    Board of Education Information Session + CPN Board Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

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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

6 days 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
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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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Further listings…

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

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Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

Mar. 1-           State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Further listings...
    Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500. Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Feb.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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