9 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.
    https://www.facebook.com

24 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

32 hours 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

41 hours ago

2 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

2 days ago

3 days ago

3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE SECTIOM OF HOUSE DRAIN, HOUSE TRAP AND FAI SANITARY AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    280 S 60TH ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    1 HVAC UNIT WITH DUCTWORK. (SFD)

    5922 IRVING ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RENOVATIONS PER EZ ALT STANDARDS. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED FEB. 2007. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN THE REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FUTHER PENALTIES. (SFD)

    5922 IRVING ST Issued May 18, 2018 Comment

4 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

4 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

4 days ago

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

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      5800 Block Osage Av May 13, 2018 @ 3:36 p.m. Comment

6 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE, 20- OUTLETS, 10- SWITCHES, 10- LIGHTS, 4- GFI'S, 4- SMOKE ALARMS AND 2- C/O ALARMS... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    616 S 61ST ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

May 19

May 19

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    SINGLE FAMILY, COMPLETE NEW SYSTEM ELETRICAL INSTALLATION OF BRANCH CIRCUIT WIRING TELE DATA DROPS LIGHTING SWITCHES RECEPTACLES 120V SMOKE DETECTORS/ CO AND 200AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC CODE

    513 S 60TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALLATION OF ONE (1) TYPE 1 COMMERCIAL KITCHEN HOOD , SUPPLY/EXHAUST DUCTWORK, AND EXHAUST FAN AS PER APPROVED PLANS. EXHAUST FAN LOCATION SHALL COMPLY WITH SECTION 506.3.12 OF THE 2009 IMC.

    6007-09 LARCHWOOD AVE Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR P.E. REPORT SUBMITTED FOR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS TO RESOLVE CASE #598075. 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 #598075.TO FRAME UP REAR BUILDING & CLOSE UP ALL ENTRY POINTS

    5833 LARCHWOOD AVE Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    SINGLE FAMILY, NEW CONST COMPLETE NEW SYSTEM: ELETRICAL INSTALLATION OF BRANCH CIRCUIT WIRING TELE DATA DROPS LIGHTING SWITCHES RECEPTACLES 120V SMOKE DETECTORS/ CO WITH 1-200AMP SERVICE AS PER 2008 NEC CODE

    613 S 60TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment

May 18

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

May 18

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

May 18

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 14

Wanted: Suspect for Homicide in the 18th District [VIDEO]

...the neck. The suspect then fled on foot and was last seen west on the 6000 block of Walton Street. The victim was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Homicide in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    On May 3, 2018, at approximately 9:22 PM, the suspect, an unknown black male, was walking toward Catherine Street on 60th Street when he approached the victim, a 30 year-old-male, male in the middle of the block where he shot the victim one time in the neck.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 10

Police Offer $20,000 Reward for Information Leading To Arrest In Deadly Cobbs Creek Shooting

Police released surveillance video of the suspect last seen on the 6000 block of Walton Street.

    Police Offer $20,000 Reward for Information Leading To Arrest In Deadly Cobbs Creek Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are announcing a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect wanted for a deadly shooting last week in Cobbs Creek. Want To Work With Justin Timberlake? He's Hiring! Police released surveillance video of the suspect last seen on the 6000 block of Walton Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 10

Philadelphia homicide caught on camera, suspect flees

The suspect then fled on foot and was last seen west on the 6000 block of Walton Street.

    Philadelphia homicide caught on camera, suspect flees
    Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect in a homicide that was captured on video. It happened around 9:22 p.m. on May 3rd. Police say the suspect was walking on 60th Street toward Catherine when he approached the 30-year-old victim.
    http://6abc.com

May 10

Homicide 600 N 60th St DC 18 18 026828

...the neck. The suspect then fled on foot and was last seen west on the 6000 block of Walton Street. The victim was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.A $20...

    Homicide 600 N 60th St DC 18 18 026828
    On May 3, 2018, at approximately 9:22 PM, the suspect, an unknown black male, was walking toward Catherine Street on 60th Street when he approached the victim, a 30 year-old-male, male in the middle of the block where he shot the victim one time in the neck.
    https://www.youtube.com/

May 10

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 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

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