19 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

21 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

25 hours ago

36 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

2 days ago

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4 days ago

  • 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
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT TO COMPLY CASE #619295. WORK TO INCLUDE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF ROOF JOISTS (LESS THAN 2/3). ALL WORK TO BE COMPLETED PER ENGINEER'S PLAN; PREPARED BY JAMES CLANCY. ENGINEER RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISION OF REQUIRED SPECIAL INSPECTIONS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ANY OTHER PROPOSED WORK (INSULATION, FINISHES, ETC.) AND CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY OF THIS STRUCTURE. NO OTHER WORK AUTHORIZED BY THIS PERMIT.

    5717 HAZEL AVE Issued May 16, 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

5 days ago

5 days ago

Suspect in shooting death of 23-year-old Penn State student Dominique Oglesby arrested

Police have made an arrest in the killing of 23-year-old Penn State student Dominique Oglesby on March 18 near 52nd and Market. Julius Scott, 25, was arrested on Wednesday morning on the 5700 block of Pine Street, just a couple blocks from the 18th District police station.

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Police have made an arrest in the killing of 23-year-old Penn State student Dominique Oglesby on March 18 near 52nd and Market. Julius Scott, 25, was arrested on Wednesday morning on the 5700 block of Pine Street, just a couple blocks from the 18th District police station.

    Suspect in shooting death of 23-year-old Penn State student Dominique Oglesby arrested
    Police have made an arrest in the killing of 23-year-old Penn State student Dominique Oglesby on March 18 near 52nd and Market. Julius Scott, 25, was arrested on Wednesday morning on the 5700 block of Pine Street, just a couple blocks from the 18th District police station.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

Alleged gunman in murder of Penn State student Dominique Oglesby arrested

US Marshals confirm they picked up Julius Scott on the 5700 block of Pine Street just after 6 a.m.

    Alleged gunman in murder of Penn State student Dominique Oglesby arrested
    Oglesby was gunned down outside of a West Philadelphia bar in March.
    http://6abc.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 13

  • 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

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      5500 Block Irving St. May 8, 2018 @ 10:43 a.m. Comment
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      5600 Block Addison St. May 9, 2018 @ 3:45 p.m. Comment

May 10

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RIP UP EXISTING ROOFING MATERIAL (MAIN). INSTALL NEW INSULATION. INSTALL NEW RUBBER ROOFING MATERIAL MAIN. (RM-1)

    5732 WALTON AVE Issued May 8, 2018 Comment
  • 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

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

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

May 09

May 08

Cooking Classes are back!

Cooking Classes are back!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Cooking Classes are back!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 08

Check out our May Calendar and see what we ar...

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

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

May 08

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Polco's post.

    State Senator Anthony H. Williams just posted on Polco to get input, feedback, and ideas.
    Are you in favor of lowering the minimum voting age from eighteen, to sixteen?. Visit Polco now to respond and share your thoughts.
    https://polco.us

May 07

Cobbs Creek Neighbors added 7 new photos — at...

Learning about conflict mediation from Good Shepherd Mediation Program and probation and parole from the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole at tonight's meeting. We also have folks here from Dr. Bernett L Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center, Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, Concerned Block Captains Of West And Southwest Philadelphia, Muslims4Humanity and West Philadelphia YMCA. Come join us!

    Cobbs Creek Neighbors
    Cobbs Creek Neighbors added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

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