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8 hours 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

13 hours 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

18 hours 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

20 hours 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

22 hours 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

23 hours 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

24 hours 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

25 hours 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

25 hours 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

31 hours ago

Police locate alleged getaway car in shooting of bride and father; registered to ex-wife

Officers were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday night after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.

Monday night police said they located the getaway car used in the crime just blocks from the scene, at Cobbs Creek and Thomas avenues.

    Police: Getaway car found in shooting of bride and father
    Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left a father and his daughter, who is pregnant with twins, seriously wounded. For Fred Waring, Sunday was supposed to be a happy day-- his youngest daughter got married to the father of the twins she is carrying, but the night ended in gunfire.
    http://6abc.com

38 hours ago

'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured

...ex-wife and others went to the 23-year-old woman’s home on the 5800 block of Hadfield Street, police said. After the ex-wife approached the woman, “there was some type of altercation...

    'Jealous' bloodshed: Woman pregnant with twins is shot on her wedding day, her father is critically injured
    A Southwest Philadelphia woman pregnant with twins was shot outside her home Sunday night on the day she got married. Her father was also shot after he tried to protect her, police said. Police believe the shooters were part of a group that went to the home with the woman's husband's ex-wife, who a police supervisor believed was jealous.
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours 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

39 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Resources West Ph...

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

41 hours 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

46 hours ago

Newlywed pregnant woman, father shot in Southwest Philadelphia

Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.

    Newlywed pregnant woman, father shot in SW Philadelphia
    Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left a father and his daughter, who is pregnant with twins and was just married earlier in the day, seriously wounded. Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Working America's...

    Apply for a Job - Philadelphia | Working America
    You'll recruit new Working America members, mobilize them to action, and collect dues. Debrief with Field Managers on effective messaging techniques and deliver feedback from the field to help shape ongoing strategy. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess a commitment to organizing.
    https://www.workingamerica.org

2 days ago

Father, Pregnant Daughter Shot In Southwest Philadelphia

Police say a 23-year-old woman who’s five-months pregnant with twins was hit twice just feet away from her front door on the 5800 block of Hadfield Street in Kingsessing. Her father, a 74-year-old man, was struck 10 times, according to family members.

    Father, Pregnant Daughter Shot In Southwest Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A pregnant woman and her father are in critical condition after being caught in a barrage of bullets last night in Southwest Philadelphia. 1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured After Hit-And-Run In Southwest Philadelphia Police say a 23-year-old woman who's five-months pregnant with twins was hit twice just feet away from her front door on the 5800 block of Hadfield Street in Kingsessing.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Father and pregnant daughter shot in Southwest Philadelphia

Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street.

    Father, pregnant daughter shot in SW Philly
    Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left a father and his pregnant daughter wounded. Police were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday after gunfire erupted in the 5800 block of Hadfield Street. At least 18 shots were fired from two separate semiautomatic weapons.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Open Soccer
    Our end-of-season event was a lot of fun! Despite the rain, lots of kids and families came out to play soccer and celebrate the community. Thank you to all our partners Netter Center for Community...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days 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

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A PANEL, 20- SPACE. REPLACE 5- SWITCHES, 10- OUTLETS.... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    5851 BELMAR ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia Park...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared West Philly Tool ...

    West Philly Tool Library
    Sorry, folks, but we will need to postpone tomorrow's 2018 Spring Tool Sale. New date TBD!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a link.

    Mayor Kenney announces first rec 'rebuild' as clash over union diversity heats up
    Dilapidated Vare Recreation Center in Grays Ferry will be the first city facility improved through Mayor Jim Kenney's stalled soda tax-financed upgrade for parks, rec centers and libraries.
    http://planphilly.com

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Roo...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania added 40 new photos - with Kingsessing Recreation Center and 4 others at Kingsessing Recreation Center.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    On the Market: The Salvation Army is training and placing people in tech jobs - Technical.ly Philly
    On the Market is a Technical.ly column where we highlight noteworthy job openings and the people who are lookin'. Got a submission? Email us and tell us why it belongs in the roundup. Add the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia to the list of organizations looking to bring more people into the skilled workforce.
    https://technical.ly

6 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Phi...

    Philadelphia Parks Alliance
    Whether you're an Advisory Council member, a recreation center lover, or a Philadelphian that strives for a more equitable city, we want YOUR voice to be heard at today's Rally for Rebuild. Join us...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Roo...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Over 40 players and coaches from Brandywine Rookie Rugby and Kingsessing Roadrunners Rookie Rugby braved the elements this morning to play some flag rugby at Unionville HS. Great morning of rugby...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    Join Temple University for their 12th Annual Neighborhood Job Fair on Thursday May 17th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, please call 215-204-0677 or email mike.robinson@temple.edu
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Parks Alliance
    Whether you're an Advisory Council member, a recreation center lover, or a Philadelphian that strives for a more equitable city, we want YOUR voice to be heard at today's Rally for Rebuild. Join us...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

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

1337 S 58th St.

This article has 27 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.

412 S 54th 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.

5562 Chancellor 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

6 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Aut...

    Autoblog
    These wind propelled animal sculptures are mesmerizing.
    http://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neigh...

Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors congratulates Jim Roebuck for his victory last night. 188th Legislative District SETTLES, DIANE 25.96% 1,756 Votes ROEBUCK, JAMES R 56.18% 3,800 Votes CURRY, JEFFREY PAUL 17.86% 1,208 Votes

    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors
    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors, Philadelphia. 125 likes · 4 talking about this. K5DCN is comprised of block captains in the Kingsessing community.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

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

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted) added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

We're backsliding a bit in the success of our...

We're backsliding a bit in the success of our TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) free programs here in Philly due to lack of staff trappers at ACCT. If you or someone you know is a good trapper of kitties, please point them toward this job - it's a MAJOR benefit for the community and stray/feral kitties alike!

    Community Cats Trapping Specialist (Part Time- Temp)
    Love cats? Want to make a difference in our community and for the cats that live within it? ACCT Philly's Community Cats Program is where it's at! Our CCP program was initiated through a generous grant from Best Friends Animal Society in 2015.
    http://www.acctphilly.org

May 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Modern Hero's pos...

Not quite Kingsessing, but this awesome shop opened a second branch in University City!

    Modern Hero
    He left his Wall Street life behind, and now he's paying it forward in a big way. 🍕
    http://www.facebook.com

May 15

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

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Watson is a handsome fellow, as you can see. We at Project MEOW have been trying to find him a forever home, but first we have to figure something out. Watson has some trouble walking and drags his...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    FREE health screenings, confidential Hepatitis/HIV testing, refreshments and giveaways ALL happening at the 10th Annual PHOP Community Health Fair - May 16th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 2539 Germantown...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Mail was essential for the morale of the millions of Americans serving in Europe during World War II. However, by Early 1945, warehouses in Birmingham, England, held a backlog of millions of pieces...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Jasmin Camacho-Quinn primera en el mundo
    Lunes, 14 de mayo de 2018 (San Juan, Puerto Rico) - La puertorriqueña Jasmine Camacho-Quinn se posicionó ayer, domingo, en el tope del ranking del mundial, tras ganar en el SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships Tennessee, Knoxville.
    http://www.copur.pr

May 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Ceiba and EILS Organize FREE Family Petition Screening Clinic | Ceiba
    On Wednesday, May 16th 2018, at 5 PM, Ceiba and Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) will organize a FREE family petition legal screening clinic.
    https://ceibaphiladelphia.org

May 14

Last week, K5DCN, Friends of Kingsessing Libr...

Last week, K5DCN, Friends of Kingsessing Library and the ROK came together to host a candidates forum for Pa.'s 188th Legislative District. Incumbent James Roebuck, Diane Settles and Jeffrey Curry answered questions that were researched. We took a poll from the audience asking them to rate the answers given by the candidates on a scale of 1 to 5. One being very poor and five being great. Seventeen people out of more than fifty people rated the candidates on the following topics. The results are as follows: Philadelphia School District: Curry - 42 Roebuck - 61 Diane - 45 Minimum Wage: Curry - 53 Roebuck - 56 Settles - 51 Gentrification Curry - 52 Roebuck - 60 Settles - 60 Marijuana: Curry - 49 Roebuck - 49 Settles - 55 Safety & Criminal Justice: Curry - 49 Roebuck - 57 Settles - 56 Clean Water: Curry - 53 Roebuck - 53 Settles - 40

    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors
    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors, Philadelphia. 125 likes · 4 talking about this. K5DCN is comprised of block captains in the Kingsessing community.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

If you're looking for some cheap tools, the W...

If you're looking for some cheap tools, the West Philly Tool Library is having their semi-annual tool sale on Saturday, 5/19 from 9 am to noon. Donations and purchases are both encouraged!

    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Free Lib...

    Philly311 Neighborhood Liaison Training
    The Philly311 Neighborhood Liaison Program empowers community heroes, unifies citizens, and improves communities every day.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

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