1 hour ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared The...

    Philly Teen Who Used to Be Homeless Earns Full Ride to Harvard
    Richard "Tre" Jenkins was always a bookworm. It was a trait that used to get him teased, with bullies calling him "Harvard." Who knew that bullies could speak life into something? As it turns out, Richard is indeed Harvard, or at least Harvard-bound, earning a full scholarship to the prestigious university.
    https://www.theroot.com

10 hours ago

11 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE COMPLETE WITH PANEL METER & GROUNG,INSTALLATION OF 14 LIGHTS NEW KITCHEN GFCI'S REWIRE FRONT DOOR LIGHT AS PER 2008 NEC (WEST DISTRICT)

    5744 PEMBERTON ST Issued May 24, 2018 Comment

20 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    DIY Natural Skin Care with Barefoot Botanicals | Greensgrow
    Registration Required. Learn to make your own natural lotions and masks from scratch. Join Linda Shanahan from Barefoot Botanicals as she shares simple, inexpensive and easy techniques for making spa-quality creams and lotions with only herbs, herbal waters and organic oils. Tired of being unable to understand the ingredients label on store-bought skincare products?
    http://www.greensgrow.org

27 hours ago

Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated ...

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library updated their cover photo.
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35 hours ago

35 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Har...

    Harvard University
    Joshuah Campbell '16 and Harvard friends beautifully perform "Sing Out, March On"-a powerful tribute to John Lewis, our featured speaker at Commencement.
    http://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

Easy SEPTA trip from our neck of the woods...

    Get Ready for the 2018 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square
    The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The popular festival welcomed more than 90,000 people from all 50 states and 10 countries to Philly and Franklin Square when it debuted in 2016 for the first time in the Northeast United States.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

38 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

43 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Community Legal ...

    Available Positions at Community Legal Services | Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    © 2018 Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
    https://clsphila.org

43 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION: Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing and Empowerment
    Courageous Conversation: "Being While Black" - A Community Discussion on History, Healing and Empowerment Date: May 30th Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm Location: The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), 701 Arch Street Event Description: Join WURD Radio in partnership with the Courageous Conversation Global Foundation for "Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing And Empowerment" on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

2 days 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

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    URGENT!! We need a bottle feeder for 5 kittens who are 2 1/2 weeks old. Their mom was hit by a car tonight. :-( Pics to follow. If you can help, email us ASAP at projectmeowfosters@gmail.com.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days 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

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared ACCT Philly's pos...

    ACCT Philly
    Did you know that ACCT Philly offers loans of humane cat traps? These are used to safely trap stray and feral cats that are in need of spay or neuter services. We provide the traps, trap covers, and...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days 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

2 days ago

2 days ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INSTALLATION OF NEW ROOF COVERING AND REMOVING OLD ROOF COVERING

    5747 WALTON AVE Issued May 22, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    EZ PLUMBING PERMIT - REPLACE WATER PIPING TO FIXTURES & WASTE PIPING FROM FIXTURES, INSTALL 1 WC, 1 TUB, 1 LAV AS PER 2004 PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE.

    5747 WALTON AVE Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

2 days 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

2 days 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

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Nic...

    NickSplat
    Remember when Meghan Markle was on Nick News?! 🌎
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

A MUST READ

A MUST READ

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    A MUST READ
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days 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

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Theatre ...

    Theatre in the X Volunteer Sign-Up Form
    We will need a lot of help this summer as we embark on our most ambitious production yet, THE WIZ! Please fill out the form below if you are interested in volunteering with us this summer.
    http://docs.google.com

4 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2WATER CLOSETS, 2LAVATORIES, 1 BATHTUB, 1 SHOWER, 1 KITCHEN SINK, 1 GARBAGE DISPOSAL AND 1LAUNDRY BOX.

    746 S ALDEN ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF EIGHT (8) PANEL ANTENNAS AND ACCESSORIES ON THE TOP OF EXISTING CHIMNEY AND ON EXISTING UTILITY POLE AND ON PROPOSED PIPE MAST FOR USE AS A WIRELESS SERVICE FACILITY AS PART OF EXISTING BUILDING, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. **NO OTHER WORK UNDER THIS PERMIT** SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR MEP WORK.

    5649 CHRISTIAN ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a p...

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

    Odunde Festival
    Odunde is one of the largest African-American street festivals in the nation. Odunde is a Yoruba word that means "Happy New Year." Every year, the Odunde Festival draws vendors from not only America but from an array of African and Caribbean countries as well.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a post.

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Yel...

    Yellowstone Forever
    Watching baby bear cubs climbing and playing high up in trees - what could be better? We'll tell you! Every time this video is shared, $1 will be donated to Yellowstone Forever up to $2,500! *UPDATE...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared University City H...

    4 years later, 4224 Baltimore Avenue is still a vacant pit
    On a normal day, the four-way intersection at 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue is a hub of activity, with Clarkville restaurant and Green Life Cafe on the two north corners and Clark Park to the south. Meanwhile, the fourth corner at 4224 Baltimore Avenue, stands in stark contrast to the others as an overgrown dirt pit.
    https://philly.curbed.com

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Spayed Club's...

There's been an increase in stray animal intake in city shelters this year; PLEASE get your pets spayed/neutered!

    The Spayed Club
    Do you have a puppy or kitten that needs spay/neuter? Check out these June savings at The Spayed Club Clinic and make your appointment today!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby 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

5 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

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Enterprise Ce...

    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

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

Your friendly proprietor is disenfranchised in the primary elections for not picking a political party, so that's definitely part of it.

    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

5 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

5 days ago

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    FOSTER NEEDED: Tory Twizzler was spotted at Bartram's Garden where it appeared that his leg was broken. While being vetted and neutered at PAWS, the vets discovered a rubber band around his left...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Resources West Ph...

    Resources West Philly
    Discovery charter school is hiring #Teacher
    https://www.facebook.com

5 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

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Delaware Vall...

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Package Handler - Part-Time - UPS https://ups.managehr.com/screening/hourly/apply.aspx?l=PAPHA&p=1&src=P5049&ref=138234504
    https://www.facebook.com

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