22 min ago

The Friends of the Kingsessing Library with h...

The Friends of the Kingsessing Library with heavy hearts announce the imminent transfer of our wonderful children's librarian, Ms. Kim Robinson, who has also been our acting head librarian for several months. We are very concerned about the future of the Kingsessing Branch Library due to continual understaffing, Saturday closures and a recent mid-week closure. Look for the announcement of a community meeting.

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20 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    CPJ 2018 Spencer Ellington Chambers
    Do mess with Mr T
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20 hours ago

20 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared 60 ...

    60 Second Docs Presents
    Choking oceans cough up art.
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21 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Our NEW BLOG tells the Hidden Herstory of The Leesburg Stockade Girls: s.si.edu/2ugPmeo In July of 1963 in Americus, Georgia, fifteen girls were jailed for challenging segregation laws. Ages 12 to...
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31 hours ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center added 16 new ph...

Kingsessing Camp 2018, Fashion Show, Fun Friday#2

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center added a new photo.
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39 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Bartram's Garden ...

Free boating at Bartram's Garden today - kayaks and rowboats available with experienced instructors who can teach you if you're interested in learning! (All for free!)

    On the River FAQ - Bartram's Garden
    Free boating is Saturdays 11:00am - 3:00pm, from April 21nd to October 27th, 2018 (weather & river conditions permitting), at the Bartram's Garden Community Boathouse, located at the base of the Bartram's Garden meadow. View map. To find out about cancellations due to weather and/or river conditions, check out our Facebook page.
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45 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    Project HOME offers many great services aimed to support and empower those who are homeless. https://projecthome.org/about
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47 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared West Philly Local...

    Honest Tom's reopening with a new name and new vegan (only) menu
    Neighborhood foodies may have noticed that popular local spot Honest Tom's Taco Shop (on 44th between Spruce and Locust) was closed most of last week following a power outage on July 3rd, caused by a falling tree.
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2 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    New Air Quality Report Reveals Unsafe Conditions For Philadelphians
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A new report by environmental activists says the Philadelphia region has had more air quality problems than almost any other large metropolitan region in the country, potentially harming the health of millions of people. Bad air is easy to spot in Los Angeles when the smog settles in.
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2 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center is live now.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center is live now.
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2 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center is live now.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Dee...

    Deep Look * PBS
    Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into our skin, tap a blood vessel and sometimes leave a...
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Mus...

    Musica com amor
    Luciano Pavarotti & Tracy Chapman - Baby Can I Hold You
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Has...

    Hashem Al-Ghaili
    Memories can pass between generations through DNA.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Instagram's No Gun Zone is out to make Philly's mean streets safer | Jenice Armstrong
    Terence Harrell, a former security guard, started his No Gun Zone Instagram page nearly four years ago to promote the concept of safer city streets. Today, he has more than 40,000 followers and the number is growing. - Jenice Armstrong, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared How...

    Howie Mandel
    This choir made an auditory thunderstorm while performing Toto's 'Africa.' INCREDIBLE!
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2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT - FOR (DEMO A STAND ALONE BUILDING IN REAR YARD APPROXIMATELY 80 SQFT 8FT IN HEIGHT BY HAND) TO RESOLVE CASE #525680. 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 #525680.MAKE SAFE-DEMOLITION OF REAR SHED.

    5606 CEDAR AVE Issued July 11, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared The...

    Emmett Till's case has been reopened. His brutal death in 1955 put a spotlight on racial violence.
    The federal government is once again investigating the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose 1955 lynching put a spotlight on racial violence and galvanized the U.S. civil rights movement. The Justice Department told Congress in a report submitted in March that it has reopened the investigation into Till's death "after receiving new information."
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    This four session workshop will take you through the basics of story structure, interviewing techniques, script writing, introduction to recording equipment, live broadcast techniques, editing and critique. Finished projects by all participants will air on WPEB (88.1 FM). There will be a special emphasis on creating news formats for the community station.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Community Learning Center on LinkedIn: "Fascinating article about the importance...
    Fascinating article about the importance of numeracy https://lnkd.in/dWCFbBp
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Hum...

    JOSEPH E. HECKEL Jr.'s Obituary on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | HECKEL JOSEPH E. JR. Age 92, of Gibsonia (formerly Bloomfield), passed away June 24, 2018 at West Penn Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Ben Avon, he was the son of the late Joseph E.
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3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.
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3 days ago

Thanks Urban Art Gallery for your work in the...

Thanks Urban Art Gallery for your work in the community!

    Part safe space, part beacon, West Philly's Urban Art Gallery 'bridges the gap between violence and peace'
    It was a Friday night in March when musician Christian "Sap" Tizon and his band were rehearsing in West Philadelphia's Urban Art Gallery. Then, over the music, they heard loud popping sounds. Through the large plate-glass windows, they saw flashes of light in the darkness. They knew it was gunfire.
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4 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared their post.

Please chip in if you can!

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    Hello neighbors! This pool is to raise funds to pay for our membership in the Crosstown Coalition and to have additional fliers printed for Cobbs Creek Neighbors so we can invite more people from the community to join us.
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4 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    Broke in Philly made a resource map for low-income Philadelphians - Generocity Philly
    Reminder: Philadelphia still holds the highest poverty rate of the U.S.'s biggest cities, with 25.7 percent of its residents living in poverty. Reporting collaborative Broke in Philly was launched this past April as a year-long initiative to provide in-depth reporting on the push for economic justice in the city.
    https://generocity.org

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Southern Culture on the Skids: "Biscuit Eater"
    SCOTS performs "Biscuit Eater" at the Local 506 in Chapel Hill, NC in November 2005. Band members: Rick Miller, Mary Huff, Dave Hartman. Cameras: Sie Callebs, Allan Young, Bryan Phillips, Varsha Gocool. Post production: Sie Callebs Multi track audio: Rick Miller and Mark Williams
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4 days ago

Have you tried the new Atlas tool on the City...

Have you tried the new Atlas tool on the City of Philadelphia Government website yet? It allows you to - Get the history of permits, licenses, and inspections at any address - Research real estate information including property values, zoning, and document archives - Get easy access to a variety of hard-to-find City resources - View recent activity around your address, such as crimes, 311 service requests, and more - Explore historical imagery and maps Try it out when you get a chance! It's a pretty great tool and will help you be more informed about your city, community and resources available to you and your neighbors. https://atlas.phila.gov/

    Atlas | phila.gov
    Explore the City's property data in one place, including deeds, zoning, permits, and more.
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4 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL (1) HVAC SYSTEM WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    720 S ITHAN ST Issued July 7, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE FIXTURES 2WC 2LAV 1BT 1KS 1LT 1GD STACK AND HD, CT, FAI, WS PA201819020382 SELF CERTIFICATION NO LONGER ACCEPTED ALL TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FT MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION.**NO CURRENT BLDG PERMIT ON FILE**

    5317 WEBSTER ST Issued July 9, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT STANDARDS ALTERATIONS-REPAIRS AND RENOVATION OF ONE SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR 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.

    5430 BALTIMORE AVE Issued July 9, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Join K5DCN, Friends of Kingsessing Library, K...

Join K5DCN, Friends of Kingsessing Library, Kingsessing Area Civic Assn RCO, Total Commitment, Anthony G. Fletcher, Jr. Foundation and Kingsessing Advisory Council on August 11th at 6:00 PM at the Kingsessing Recreation Center

    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors
    Join K5DCN, Friends of Kingsessing Library, Kingsessing Area Civic Assn RCO, Total Commitment, Anthony G. Fletcher, Jr. Foundation and Kingsessing Advisory Council on August 11th at 6:00 PM at the...
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Wha...

    What Did I Just Watch?
    This artist carves cans into works of arts using only his thumbs!
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 576 likes · 77 talking about this · 1,556 were here. The Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Kingsessing Recreation Center offers a host of...
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Anita Baker May 11,2018
    Sweet Love at the Fox theater
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5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Classes & Rides
    As part of the Better Bike Share Partnership, Indego partners with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to provide safety classes and learning opportunities for current and future Indego riders. We offer classes for all different levels of cyclists. You do not have to be a passholder to participate!
    https://www.rideindego.com

5 days ago

Still waiting on improvements along Cobbs Cre...

Still waiting on improvements along Cobbs Creek Parkway. A CLIP crew was just out a few weeks ago cleaning this particular spot but a once in a while cleaning isn't enough, this requires regular attention. Plus the guardrails that have been mangled for 10+ years still remain. Dvrpc recently conducted a study and took feedback from the community for improvements but the basics still haven't been tended to and funds still need to be raised for long term repairs and solutions. This is why people become disenfranchised. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2047071218660951&id=100000742795891

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    How 43 Philly neighborhoods got their names
    Updated 1:55 p.m. If you've ever found yourself among the throngs that frequent Manayunk's nightlife scene, you were apparently doing exactly what the first settlers intended. The Northwest Philly neighborhood got its name from the Lenape word for "place where we go to drink." Yep!
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5 days ago

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Upcoming Events DON'T MISS THEM😁

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