3 hours 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

4 hours 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

9 hours ago

19 hours 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

26 hours ago

Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. 12,176 views

This article has 16 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 27,274 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. 55,916 views

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. 164,794 views

Robbery 1000 W Susquehanna St DC 15 22 067262 - Duration: 2:42. 1,807 views

Robbery 2101 W Lehigh Ave DC# 12-39-042544 - Duration: 2:17. 4,657 views

Theft 800 Chestnut St DC 16 06 002527 - Duration: 2:17. 3,159 views

Robbery 5610 Lancaster Ave DC# 14 19 004884 - Duration: 2:32. 4,108 views

Robbery 8012 Frankford Ave DC# 14 08 002354 - Duration: 2:40. 3,771 views

Robbery 6645 Woodland Ave DC# 14 12 085473 - Duration: 2:19. 4,060 views

Police Incident 15th and Girard Ave 01-07-14 - Duration: 1:05:00. 21,208 views

Robbery 4700 N Broad St DC #15 35 087828 - Duration: 3:17. 2,136 views

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444 - Duration: 1:55. PhiladelphiaPolice 39 views

Robbery 7329 Elmwood Ave DC 16 12 020210 - Duration: 2:35. 1,068 views

Commercial Robbery 6705 Torresdale Ave DC 17 15 088141 - Duration: 2:22. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,583 views

Burglary 2008 Oregon Ave DC 15 01 035720 - Duration: 3:21. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,853 views

    Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734
    Police are looking for a group of five people involved in a violent robbery on May 17, 2018, in West Philadelphia. The unprovoked attack occurred shortly after 1:30 AM, outside a Chinese restaurant located at 4101 Lancaster Avenue. Two males assaulted and robbed the victim, a 55 year-old-male, while two other males and a female looked on.
    https://www.youtube.com/

27 hours ago

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. PhiladelphiaPolice 12,176 views

This article has 13 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. 69 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,270 views

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868 - Duration: 1:10. 1,133 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Multiple Commercial Robberies 401 W Cumberland St DC 18 26 017419 1140 W Somerset St DC 18 25 032596 - Duration: 2:17. PhiladelphiaPolice 912 views

Robbery 1300 Market St DC 18 06 017365 - Duration: 1:06. 176 views

Robbery 2200 block of Napfle Ave DC 18 02 020537 - Duration: 0:32. 440 views

Theft 4700 Rorer St DC 18 25 028541 - Duration: 1:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 229 views

Theft 1500 Market St DC 18 09 016634 - Duration: 1:05. PhiladelphiaPolice 311 views

Commercial Robbery 6727 N 5th St DC 18 35 037377 - Duration: 1:29. 301 views

Theft 3595 Aramingo Ave DC 18 24 030258 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 389 views

Theft 700 Wharton St DC 18 03 021243 - Duration: 1:15. 176 views

    Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444
    On Thursday May 17, 2018, at 10:30 pm, an unknown black male entered the rear of the Honey Grow Restaurant located at 3731 Walnut Street, pointing a handgun at the staff demanding money. After taking an unknown amount of cash, the suspect fled with a second unknown black male to a waiting vehicle parked on Chestnut Street.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    ON AN EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE,INSTALL A 30 CIRCUIT PANEL AND REWIRE SFD TO ELIMINATE KNOB AND TUBE WIRING WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES AND HARDWIRED INTERCONNECTED SMOKES AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT) ALL WORK IS DONE BY FISHING ONLY.

    265 S 55TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

5 days ago

Mystery pretzels, moldy tomatoes and bloody floors recently closed Philadelphia eateries

412 S 54th St.

5140 Market St.

5562 Chancellor St.

This article has 25 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

1575 N. 52nd St.

3862 Sydenham St.

1849 S. 12th St.

4322 Market St.

6311 Lansdowne Ave.

1127 N 40th St.

1265 E Chelten Ave.

3605 Spruce St.

2955 Market St.

3000 Market St.

4640 Roosevelt Blvd.

7288 Woodland Ave.

1332 N. 9th St. UNIT #6

2024 S 68th St.

3401 Spruce St.

1526 Race St.

2900 N Bonsall St.

184 E Evergreen Ave.

3201 N Randolph St.

138 N 10th St.

200 S 38th St.

1455 Franklin Mills Cir.

4353 N 5th St.

1337 S 58th St.

7142 Frankford Ave.

    Mystery pretzels, moldy tomatoes and bloody floors recently closed Philadelphia eateries
    Pretzels are part of the cultural fabric of Philadelphia. They are an essential at every office party, Sunday afternoon football spread, and the preferred anytime snack for kids and adults. In this round of Clean Plates' reports on inspections of city eateries, one establishment crossed a line and served up pretzels from an unknown source.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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

6 days ago

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

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.
    https://www.facebook.com

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

Wanted: Suspect for Shooting Incident/Victim in the 18th District [VIDEO]

...36 pm, the victim, a 50 year old male, was washing his car in the 300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying...

...300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying an AK-47 type weapon. The suspect struck the victim and attempted to push...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Shooting Incident/Victim in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    On Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 1:36 pm, the victim, a 50 year old male, was washing his car in the 300 block of south 54th Street when an unknown black male approached him from the 5400 block of Delancey Street carrying an AK-47 type weapon.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 13

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE, USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL BASEMENT THROUGH FIRST FLOOR WITH TWO (2) RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS ABOVE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLANS (NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT)

    5358 ADDISON ST Issued May 11, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    100 AMP SERVICE, REPALCE RECEPTACLES AND SWITCHES. INSTALL (3) BRANCH CIRCUITS.INSTALL (1) DEDICATED KITCHEN GFCI. INSTALL (2) 10YR BATTERY SMOKE DETECTORS. INSTALL (1) 120 SMOKE DETECTOR FISHING ONLY PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    5226 HAZEL AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

May 12

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    SFD INTERIOR REMODEL KITCHEN/BATHROOM/DRYWALL/PAINT TRIM.

    5207 RODMAN ST Issued May 10, 2018 Comment

May 10

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100AMP HOUSE METER SOCKET WITH 8-CIRCUIT PANEL AS PER NEC 2008 WEST DISTRICT

    5212 CEDAR AVE Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE MAIN DRAIN IN BASEMENT, SINK WASTE LINE AND VENT. NEW KITCHEN SINK, COMBINATION RAINLEADER/CESSPOOL

    5208 WALTON AVE Issued May 8, 2018 Comment

May 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared A.W. Christy Rec...

    A.W. Christy Recreation Center
    FUNdraisier Fridays @ Christy!!!! Come support our Christy Youth as they sell fresh made to order Christy Creme donuts. 🍩🍩🍩🍩!!!😋 They are $1 for 2 or $.75 for 1. Toppings include: choc. Drizzle,...
    http://www.facebook.com

May 09

One of the ballot questions for next week.

One of the ballot questions for next week.

    Philly voters to decide if city workers will be trained to prevent sexual harassment
    Since the #MeToo movement has gained momentum over the last nine months, corporations across the country and in Philadelphia are evaluating their policies on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. Many employees have sat through training sessions on the topic. But for city workers in Philadelphia - which does have a prevention policy - there's no mandatory training in place.
    https://whyy.org

May 09

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. 4,475 views

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868

...12:01 am, two unknown black males entered John’s New Pizza located on the 4300 block of Megargee Street through through the rear door of the business. Once inside one of the suspects pointed...

    Commercial Robbery Shooting 4312 Megargee St DC 18 08 013868
    On April 29th, 2018 at approximately 12:01 am, two unknown black males entered John's New Pizza located on the 4300 block of Megargee Street through through the rear door of the business. Once inside one of the suspects pointed a handgun at the employees ordering them on the ground demanding money from the cash registers, when one suspect fired a shot into the floor.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Apr 14

Updated May 09

Late night crimes

This is for everyone traveling near 63rd and market be very careful. Two nights in a row we heard people screaming for help really late at night. One person ran down my block screaming at the top of her lungs help this guy tried to rob me. Lots of people on the called 911. Not sure if she’s ok. So be careful

  • GOOD MORNING I HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT BEING BUILD ALL OVER THE CITY. WHAT'S THE PLAN FOR HOUSING UNITS AND WHO DO I TALK TO.

May 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Sixty-Six Wards'...

    Announcing the Live Election Tracker!
    Philadelphia's 2018 Primary elections are coming on May 15th. I'm excited to announce that Sixty-Six Wards will be *live tracking* turnout on election day. And I need help from you! What I need from you On election day, vote! When you sign in to vote, you can see what number voter you are in your division.
    http://www.sixtysixwards.com

May 09

We have an election on May 15th, have you don...

We have an election on May 15th, have you done your homework and decided who and what you'll vote for? As always Committee of Seventy has put together a bipartisan guide and has some tools on their website to help you choose the candidates that best represent you. They also have ballot questions spelled out in plain English so you can study up before election day.

    Committee of Seventy
    ALL voters in Philadelphia can vote "Yes" or "No" on three ballot questions to appear on the May 15 election. Each question, if approved by a majority of voters, would amend the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, the body of the law describing the construction of City government (e.g.
    https://seventy.org

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