2 hours ago

West Philly man, 23, fatally shot at prom party was 'a good kid'

“People are really hurting,” his oldest brother, Kamal Searight, 40, said Friday afternoon as he sat on the porch of his family’s home on the 600 block of South 55th Street. “He was a good kid.”

    West Philly man, 23, fatally shot at prom party was 'a good kid'
    Aaron Searight was hanging out at a prom party for a teenage neighbor on his West Philadelphia block Thursday night when a gunman fired shots into the crowd, killing the 23-year-old man, according to relatives and neighbors.
    http://www.philly.com

7 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Community Legal ...

    Available Positions at Community Legal Services | Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
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    https://clsphila.org

15 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

15 hours ago

Man Dies After Being Shot In Head During Pre-Prom Party In Philadelphia

Police say around 7 p.m. a family was holding a pre-prom party for a boy in the 600 block of South 55th Street. There were about 70 people attending the party for the boy who left for his prom around 8:15 p.m.

    Man Dies After Being Shot In Head During Pre-Prom Party In Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was shot in the head during a pre-prom party on Thursday night. It happened near 55th and Pemberton Streets in West Philadelphia. Police say around 7 p.m. a family was holding a pre-prom party for a boy in the 600 block of South 55th Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

16 hours ago

Man dies after being shot in head at prom party in West Philadelphia

Chopper 6 was over the scene of the investigation at 55th and Pemberton streets.

    Man dies after being shot in head at prom party
    Philadelphia police say a 23-year-old man shot and critically wounded during a prom party in West Philadelphia Thursday night has died. The man succumbed to his injuries at 2:15 a.m. Friday at Penn Presbyterian Medical after being shot in the head, police said.
    http://6abc.com

23 hours ago

24 hours ago

Man Shot In Head During Pre-Prom Party In Philadelphia

Police say around 7 p.m. a family was holding a pre-prom party for a boy in the 600 block of South 55th Street. There were about 70 people attending the party for the boy who left for his prom around 8:15 p.m.

    Man Shot In Head During Pre-Prom Party In Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was shot in the head during a pre-prom party on Thursday night. It happened in near 55th and Pemberton Streets in West Philadelphia. Police say around 7 p.m. a family was holding a pre-prom party for a boy in the 600 block of South 55th Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

24 hours ago

Man critical after being shot in head at prom party in West Philadelphia

Chopper 6 was over the scene of the investigation at 55th and Pemberton streets.

    Man critical after being shot in head at prom party
    Philadelphia police are looking for the person who shot a 23-year-old man in the head in West Philadelphia Thursday night. It should have been a joyous time: a woman holding a prom party for her 17-year-old nephew who is graduating from Boys Latin High School and on his way to Hampton University.
    http://6abc.com

39 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

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

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

3 days ago

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

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

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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

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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/

4 days 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/

4 days ago

5 days ago

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 18

May 16

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

412 S 54th St.

5562 Chancellor St.

This article has 26 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.

5140 Market 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

May 16

May 15

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

May 15

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

May 15

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE VOTE #VOTE

    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

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

    100AMP SERVICE,DEDICATED BATHROOM CIRCUIT,3 BEDROOM CIRCUITS AND LIGHTING,3 WAY CIRCUIT,2-10YR BATTERY SMOKES AND 1-120V SMOKE DETECTORS PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

    5615 LARCHWOOD AVE Issued May 11, 2018 Comment

May 12

May 10

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    HOOK UP 2 HOT ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS IN BASEMENT AND HOOK UP 2 HOT AIR FURNACES PER 2008 NEC (TWO FAMILY)

    403 S 56TH ST 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

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