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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL TWO WATER CLOSETS ONE BATH TUB TWO LAV ONE KITCHEN SINK AND ONE LAUNDRY BOX

    45 N ITHAN ST Issued February 16, 2018 Comment

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared The Philadelphia...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Blackwell Region...

    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    Mental Health, Trauma, & the African American Community: A Panel
    https://www.facebook.com

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An abandoned West Philly lot is on its way to becoming New Market West, a mixed-use community services and retail complex

City and state leaders, including Gov. Tom Wolf, center, were among those to participate in the groundbreaking of New Market West, a retail and community services complex at Market and 59th streets on Friday. — Tribune Photos Michael D’Onofrio

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Sometimes you just want to go where everybody knows your name or at least they treat you like they do. That’s Mount Hebron Baptist Church at 1419 Wharton St. in South Philadelphia.

...of Horizon House, said the organization will move its offices from its current location at 120 S. 30th St. to New Market West, along with upwards of 300 staff members. Wilush added that many...

    $50M complex breaks ground in West Phila.
    It's a new day on Market Street in West Philadelphia. Two nonprofit organizations embarked Friday on a nearly $50 million project to build a four-story community services and retail complex on an underutilized and vacant city block at 59th and Market streets.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

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Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone...

Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!

    Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library
    Upcoming event in March; hope to see everyone there!
    https://www.facebook.com

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New retail/community services complex breaks ground near 60th and Market

New retail/community services complex breaks ground near 60th and Market

...square foot hub which will be built on a 1.5 acre vacant site at 5901 Market Street, half a block from the 60th and Market Street El stop (see rendering...

    New retail/community services complex breaks ground near 60th and Market
    A new retail and community services complex is coming to West Philadelphia's Haddington-Cobbs Creek neighborhood.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

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Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

Mar. 1-           State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

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    Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500. Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Feb.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

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Feb. 15-          State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Feb. 15-           Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking.

Feb. 15-          Young Democrats hold Officers’ Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 15-          5th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Annual Dinner at Hahnko, 444 N. 4th St., 7-11 p.m. $100. Candidates welcome. RSVP: mpboylelaw@verizon.net.

Feb. 16-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell hosts African American History Month at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8:30 p.m. Free dinner, positive entertainment, giveaways for the family. For info: Mike Ross (484) 250-9055.

Feb. 17-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Petition Party at Myers Rec Ctr., 5801 Kingsessing Ave., 11 a.m.

Feb. 17-          34th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Tom Wolf for Governor Petition Party at 403 N. 64th St., 1 p.m.

Feb. 17-          Pa. Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts Fundraiser at VBA Cl., 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7-11 p.m. $5 cover, drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Updated Feb. 15th
    Feb. 15- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Feb. 15- Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking. Feb. 15- Young Democrats hold Officers' Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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  • Math Videography

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $557.91:
    My students need a new laptop, fire tablets, and a keyboard to do digital math lesson "storytelling".
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a post.

h/t to our friends Kingsessing Roadrunners & Friends for sharing this handy list of legal services offered around the city.

    Hannah Dickey
    Hey fellow Philadelphians... I love seeing all these resources posted on here. I wanted to share some resource guides that I've made for a program I help run at Drexel called UConnect at the...
    https://www.facebook.com

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Dr. Bernett L Jo...

Please attend this free info session on trauma hosted by our friends at Dr. Bernett L Johnson Jr. Sayre Health Center on Feb. 26th.

    Introduction to Trauma with theVillage
    More than 25% of American Youth experience a serious traumatic event by their 16th Birthday. Join theVillage and Sayre Health Center for discussion about...
    https://www.facebook.com

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  • Math Done On The Big Screen

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $578.58:
    My students need a computer, easel, easel paper, and tablets and pens to create digital math lessons that the whole class can use.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    The Philly Black History Syllabus: 13 must-read books to understand our city
    Philly has made a lot of black history. Nearly 690,000 African Americans live in the city. And so, with this large and longstanding community, there's no shortage of institutions to honor and stars to remember during Black History Month. So if you wanted to get a strong grasp of this history, what books should you read?
    https://billypenn.com

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  • Create a Digital Masterpiece!

    Mrs. Serwinski is asking for $329.53:
    My students need blank books to create stories and two classroom tablets to share to turn their stories into digital masterpieces!
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Historic Archite...

Great page to follow for some historic perspective on our community!

    Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia: 1789-1930s
    View of twin houses on 55th Street, south of Locust. Construction on these homes began on April of 1907 by Robert A. Pitts. Mercantile Studios (circa 1908).
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Coffee And Polit...

Head over to Settlement Music School in Wynnefield tomorrow to learn about Why Courts Matter- Pennsylvania from Kadida Natasha Kenner!

    Coffee and Politics: Why Courts Matter
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Feb 09

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR PHASE I FOR THE PARTIAL CONSTRUCTION OF A FIVE (5) STORY MIXED USE BUILDING WITH ACCESSORY PARKING IN THE BASEMENT LEVEL WITH COMMERCIAL, RETAIL , EDUCATION, ASSEMBLY AND RESIDENTIAL USE ABOVE. ****PERMIT APPROVED FOR ONLY CORE AND SHELL.**** SEPARATE PERMITS TO BE OBTAINED FOR PHASE II OF NEW CONSTRICTION TO COMPLETE STRUCTURE WITH INTERIOR FITOUTS AND CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY THROUGHOUT. BUILDING TO BE FULLY SPRINKLERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH NFPA 13 AND STANDPIPES TO BE PROVIDED IN EACH EXIT STAIRWAY. A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 18 FEET OF THE BUILDING FA?ADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE 2009 IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK.

    5901-13 MARKET ST Issued February 7, 2018 Comment

Feb 08

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Cree...

To our friends at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library! 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

    20+ Times Librarians Surprised Everyone With Their Sense Of Humor
    Even though libraries are citadels of silence, guarding humanity's best thoughts, it doesn't mean that humor is forbidden there. To prove that a giggle can easily accompany a pleasant read, Bored Panda has collected a list of some of the funniest examples of librarian humor.
    https://www.boredpanda.com

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