10 hours 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

35 hours ago

Picking up litter and debris is everyone’s re...

Picking up litter and debris is everyone’s responsibility, start with your house and go from there.

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Picking up litter and debris is everyone's responsibility, start with your house and go from there.
    https://www.facebook.com

42 hours ago

42 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2-WATER CLOSET, 2-LAVS, 1-BATHTUB, 1-KITCHEN SINK, 1-GARBAGE DISPOSAL, 1-LAUNDRY BOX THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    40 N HIRST ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

Hey all the Overbrook Park gardeners https:/...

Hey all the Overbrook Park gardeners https://phsonline.org/ggcontest

    Gardening and Greening Contest | Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
    PHS celebrates the accomplishments of gardeners in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware with the PHS Gardening and Greening Contest. This contest invites backyard gardeners, community gardeners, and anyone passionate about greening our public spaces to enter. Winners will be selected in each category and invited to a special awards ceremony.
    https://phsonline.org

2 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

2 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

2 days ago

2 days ago

Summer camp at Rose Playground in Overbrook P...

Summer camp at Rose Playground in Overbrook Park

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Summer camp at Rose Playground in Overbrook Park
    https://www.facebook.com

3 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

3 days ago

4 days ago

5 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FRESH AIR INLET AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    230 S MILLICK ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2 TOILETS,2 LAVS,1 TUB,1 KITCHEN SINK AND LAUNDRY(SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    6044 LOCUST ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

6 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

6 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

6 days ago

6 days ago

Small business opportunities in Overbrook Par...

Small business opportunities in Overbrook Park - Retail space available http://www.loopnet.com/Listing/7586-7598-Haverford-Ave-Philadelphia-PA/11848546/

May 17

Rose playground park clean up postponed to 5/...

Rose playground park clean up postponed to 5/26 due to rain

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Rose playground park clean up postponed to 5/26 due to rain
    https://www.facebook.com

May 17

May 16

The weather doesn't look great for Saturday. ...

The weather doesn't look great for Saturday. If we postpone the clean up to May 26th we will let you know.

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    The weather doesn't look great for Saturday. If we postpone the clean up to May 26th we will let you know.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Results for the 34th Ward can be found here. ...

Results for the 34th Ward can be found here. Find out who your elected Committee people are http://filter.phillyelectionresults.com/Comprehensive.aspx

    Comprehensive Results
    May 15, 2018 General Primary & Special Election Philadelphia County Unofficial Results
    http://filter.phillyelectionresults.com

May 15

Overbrook Park Civic Association shared Tusti...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation job opportunities | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Information about seasonal jobs with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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

After you have voted take a second to log it ...

After you have voted take a second to log it to help Sixty-Six Wards track voting across the city https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1FJLp5faWvEDQBuO2cxdt0YQ6hemulKl3DZDLoD6v5eN6tA/viewform

    Sixty-Six Wards Election Day Tracker
    Help sixtysixwards.com track Philadelphia election turnout in real time! When you vote, just record what voter number of the day you are for your division (you'll be able to see that number when you sign in). Then fill it in here! You can track the live results at https://jtannen.github.io/election_tracker.html and see full election day analysis at sixtysixwards.com.
    http://docs.google.com

May 15

Please sign up to help us out at Rose Playgro...

Please sign up to help us out at Rose Playground for Love Your Park Week https://loveyourpark.org/events/category/service-day/volunteers-needed/

    Volunteers Needed Archives - Love Your Park Week
    Come out and give the Cresheim Trail some TLC while learning about this exciting project tucked into a hidden corner of the Wissahickon Valley in Fairmount Park. The trail is...
    https://loveyourpark.org

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

Overbrook Park Civic Association shared Commi...

    May 15, 2018 Voter Experience Survey
    Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
    https://www.surveymonkey.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

Please get out and vote, polls open until 8pm...

Please get out and vote, polls open until 8pm

    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

Overbrook Park Civic Association shared Phila...

Support the PDAC of the 19th District

    Philadelphia's 19th Police District Advisory Council
    Yo, We got FRIED FISH!! Fresh and HOT... Come on, ...you know you want some...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 14

Overbrook Park Civic Association shared Commi...

    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 14

May 13

Find a walk !

Find a walk !

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Find a walk !
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

Overbrook Park Civic Association shared Overb...

    Overbrook West Neighbors
    Tomorrow, Saturday, May 12. 10 am to 2 pm GIANT Food Stores, Wynnewood
    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

Officials: 5-Year-Old Falls Out Of Window In Cobbs Creek

It happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 6100 block of Chancellor Street in the Cobbs Creek section of the city.

    Officials: 5-Year-Old Falls Out Of Window In Cobbs Creek
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Emergency crews are responding to a home in West Philadelphia after authorities say a child fell out of a window on Friday afternoon. It happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 6100 block of Chancellor Street in the Cobbs Creek section of the city.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 10

Overbrook Park Civic Association added 6 new ...

Thank you Amy Sullivan - Greaterphillyhomes and Leonard Tehrani for choosing Rose Playground for Keller Williams Red Day. The park looks amazing

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Overbrook Park Civic Association added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 10

Hello neighbors. Election Day is Tuesday May ...

Hello neighbors. Election Day is Tuesday May 15th - here are the ballot questions you will have to vote on https://seventy.org/publications/elections-voting/may-15-2018-general-primary/philadelphia-county/ballot-questions

    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 10

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    RESIDENTIAL. NEW FLOORS, NEW CABINETS, DRYWALL, TILE,M BATHROOM,PAINT,SIDING,NDEW DOORS.

    29 N FELTON 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

We have a disable senior in Overbrook Park lo...

We have a disable senior in Overbrook Park looking for help with their lawn. They don't have a mower. If you have a teen looking for community service to assist an elderly neighbor please message us.

    https://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

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