1 hour ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Anthony Hardy Wi...

    Anthony Hardy Williams
    Happening Now: Governor's Wolf is proposing to update regulations that will make hundreds of thousands of salaried workers eligible for the overtime pay they deserve.
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2 hours ago

Meet the Asian immigrants running some of Philly best French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in South Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot-pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

6 hours ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning
    West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 165 likes · 20 talking about this. AFEL creates an education support system for students and families primarily in West...
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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund - Preservation Leadership Forum - A Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Letters of intent for the program are due January 31, 2018 by 11:59 pm local time. Read the answers to some of our frequently asked questions here. National Trust and its partners are raising $25 million to create and invest in the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund-the largest preservation campaign ever undertaken on behalf of African-American history.
    http://forum.savingplaces.org

15 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared PhillyFireNews.c...

    Operation 6abc: Save a Life kicks off in Philadelphia
    Fire safety begins with education and awareness. 6abc has teamed up with local firefighters for Operation 6abc: Save a Life for its 26th year. We all know that seconds can mean the difference between life and death and a smoke alarm can buy you that crucial time.
    http://6abc.com

22 hours ago

The nominating panel who will choose the upco...

The nominating panel who will choose the upcoming new school board has been named.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

30 hours ago

Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries

Han’s first business was a grocery store at 54th and Race, which he left to open Paris Baguette. The European influence, he says, comes from his training in Korea and his European coworkers in the hotel kitchen where he worked.

    Meet the Asian immigrants behind some of Philly's favorite French bakeries
    Maybe you did a double take when you saw that new storefront in Chinatown: Paris Baguette. But if you went inside, you'd realize that the shop, with its cashiers clad in Breton stripes and gray berets, is actually quite at home next to the Chinese grocers and hot pot spots.
    http://www.philly.com

34 hours ago

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

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Things that make you go hhhhmmm!

Things that make you go hhhhmmm!

    9th Grade Students Gain the Attention of Scientists After Their Experiment Reveals a Dark Truth About WiFi
    We have long encouraged students to find ways to connect with their school work, making it interesting and personal, holding their attention longer and allowing them to see more success. This was the case at a school in northern Jutland, where a group of 9th-grade students recently embarked on a biology experiment inspired by their...
    http://awarenessact.com

3 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Films at AAMP: Brother Outsider Screening & Discussion
    Films at AAMP: Brother Outsider Saturday, January 13, 3 p.m. Screening included with $2 museum admission! During his 60-year career as an activist,...
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3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
    This is "Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster" by Philadelphia Neighborhoods 2 on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the...
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3 days ago

High School Seniors interested in a Health Ca...

High School Seniors interested in a Health Care Career.

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    High School Seniors interested in a Health Care Career.
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3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    TechGirlz: Intro to Encryption!
    Girls grades 6-8 Whether it is your teacher's test questions or your parent's credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During...
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3 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Alicia Elizabeth...

Anyone interested in taking the course? Cheryl Jackson this is the course we talked about at the meeting

    Philadelphia Mental Health Support & Resources
    HealthyMindsPhilly.org is a resource to improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians. Take a screening or sign up for a training.
    http://healthymindsphilly.org

3 days ago

Mill Creek Community Partnership - MCCP share...

    Honoring life and legacy of A.M. Satou Weaver
    We are saddened to learn that our dear friend and #PHLAssembled collaborator A.M. Satou Weaver has recently passed away. A.M. joined the @PHLAssembled...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Read & give feedback on the Phila2035 West District Plan draft!

Download the draft plan: http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/plans/District%20Plans%20Library/Phila2035_WEST_BOOK.pdf?utm_source=West+Draft+Comment+Period&utm_campaign=West_Draft_Comment_Period&utm_medium=email

Please send comments by January 26 to Brian Wenrich, the Plan Manager.

THANK YOU to all the organizations and residents who participated in shaping the plan!

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The draft plan addresses topics like:
Housing and seniors aging in place
Neighborhood businesses & shopping areas
Industry and jobs
Zoning (regulates what and where you can build)
Transportation and traffic safety
Rec centers and parks
Public space and beautification
Protecting historic buildings
and more!

What's a Plan?...

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Download the draft plan: http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/plans/District%20Plans%20Library/Phila2035_WEST_BOOK.pdf?utm_source=West+Draft+Comment+Period&utm_campaign=West_Draft_Comment_Period&utm_medium=email

Please send comments by January 26 to Brian Wenrich, the Plan Manager.

THANK YOU to all the organizations and residents who participated in shaping the plan!

________________________________________________________________________________

The draft plan addresses topics like:
Housing and seniors aging in place
Neighborhood businesses & shopping areas
Industry and jobs
Zoning (regulates what and where you can build)
Transportation and traffic safety
Rec centers and parks
Public space and beautification
Protecting historic buildings
and more!

What's a Plan?

A city plan uses community input, research, and surveying, to guide how to improve housing, neighborhoods, jobs, shopping options, transportation, and public space.

Plans also identify how to turn the ideas in the plan into action. Once completed, City Planning works with other city departments, partners, and community groups to make the plan happen.

Learn more about the Philadelphia2035 plan and the West District.

What's Next?

The final version of the plan will be presented for adoption at a City Planning Commission meeting. Open to the public!

Once the plan is adopted by the City Planning Commission, our staff will start working on making it happen, in partnership with community organizations, West District residents, fellow City departments, and other partners.

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Contact: Brian Wenrich
Brian.Wenrich@phila.gov | 215.683.4620

    http://www.phila.gov

4 days ago

A great and timely piece about the Overbrook ...

A great and timely piece about the Overbrook Education Center.

    Can Philadelphia solve its pollution problems without support from Washington?
    The center sits on the site of a former quarry that had become a dumping site. Fifteen years ago its neighbors turned it into a community center focused on environmental education. Jerome Shabazz is the head and heart of the organization. The site has an orchard, a greenhouse, and murals.
    http://planphilly.com

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Rep. Joanna McCl...

    Most neighborhood volunteers are seniors. The time is now for millennials to get involved | Opinion
    These public spaces are gems and can be part of what makes living in a neighborhood so attractive; and they have only survived for so long because of the commitment of those few neighbors, many seniors, who are dedicated volunteers, advocates and members of friends of groups or recreation advisory councils.
    http://www.philly.com

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