19 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    Police: 5-Year-Old Boy Killed In West Philadelphia Hit-And-Run
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A 5-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. Police say crews were called out to the 5000 block of Irving Street shortly after 4 p.m. for a child struck by a vehicle. When they arrived on scene, they found 5-year-old Xavier Moy critically injured.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

35 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    Employment
    The HR Manager is responsible for ensuring that Mariposa Food Co-op maintains compliance with federal, state and local labor laws, and with its internal policies and procedures regarding the employment of staff.
    http://mariposa.coop

37 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared WHYY's video.

    WHYY
    Experience a North Philly story ten years in the making. #QuestFilmPBS premieres June 18 at 10 p.m. on WHYY-TV.
    http://www.facebook.com

44 hours ago

44 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared A M...

    A Mighty Girl
    Twenty-two years ago today, Keshia Thomas was 18 years old when the KKK held a rally in her home town of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Hundreds of protesters turned out to tell the white supremacist...
    https://www.facebook.com

44 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Res...

    Resources West Philly
    Resources West Philly. 713 likes · 134 talking about this. providing resources and information, mainly in west philly, pass it on. contact me via messages for questions Or mack_miya@yahoo.com...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Al ...

    Al Jazeera English
    Nigeria wants its bronze statues back. So the British have offered to loan it to them.
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018

MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    MISS PIB, PRINCESS OF THE YEAR 2018
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!

Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Bravohood, the BEST is yet to come!!!!!
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20

A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    A night of Dreams coming true, PIBEES 20
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance

PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    PIBEEs 20th Anniversary Ambiance
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Princess in Bloom thanks the Kingsessing Recr...

Princess in Bloom thanks the Kingsessing Recreation Center Advisory Council for their support with our 20th Anniversary Celebration

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

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

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Can you help me-owt??? My owners (not nice people!) moved and abandoned me & my furry friends. How could they leave us with no food or water for weeks?? I am the last one to be caught. All I wanted...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Southwes...

Meeting tonight at the Rec Center!

    Southwest CDC
    SEPTA Arsenal Interlocking Project Community Meeting Kingsessing Recreation Center June 21, 2018 6pm - 7pm AGENDA 1. Introductions 2. Project Changes Update Jack Lauser, Senior Director Rail...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a post.

https://instagram.com/p/BkQr3Lxjh-I/

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Buz...

    BuzzFeed FYI
    "The Millisecond My Hands Left the Rail, It Was An Instant Regret" (WARNING: this video contains subject matter regarding suicide and may be triggering to some people)
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Odetta Holmes, commonly known as Odetta, was born in 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a folk, blues, and jazz singer, songwriter and human rights activist. As a major figure in the American folk...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fri...

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
    https://beta.phila.gov

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    6 things to know about Juneteenth and why it matters more than ever
    Today is Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, which commemorates the emancipation from slavery in the United States. In honor of the day, and the critical turning point it represents, we rounded up six facts: As historian Henry Louis Gates explains in this post, Juneteenth (a portmanteau of sorts of June and 19th) marks the day in 1865 when the Union Army's Maj.
    https://www.fastcompany.com

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    'Black Panther' Star Just Gave His MTV Award To Someone Who Truly Deserves It
    "Black Panther" actor Chadwick Boseman received an award for playing a superhero, but chose to give it away to a real-life superhero. The Marvel star was accepting his MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Hero in a Movie when he called James Shaw Jr. up to the stage.
    https://wokesloth.com

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Union General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas to free the remaining slaves. Due...
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Citizens for a No...

    Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia
    URGENT! Philly's animal control shelter, ACCT Philly is at capacity! In order to avoid having to euthanize animals in order to make space for incoming strays and drop offs in accordance with the...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared WURD Radio's pos...

    After 40 years, first of MOVE 9 is paroled - but others denied
    On Saturday, Debbie Africa left the State Correctional Institution Cambridge Springs and, after 38 years, became the first of the MOVE Nine to be released on parole. She also said goodbye to two women she's been incarcerated with for four decades. Both were denied parole last week, for reasons Africa can't understand.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Here's the list of the first 64 parks, rec centers, playgrounds and libraries that'll receive Rebuild money, funded mostly by the soda tax

5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway

This article has 59 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

2032-62 N 8th Street

600 Port Royal Avenue

1450 N 26th Street

641 Lindley Avenue

2109 W Chew Avenue

900 Federal Street

1701 Belmont Avenue

5801 W Girard Avenue

2020-50 W Lehigh Avenue

851 W Olney Avenue

1800 Washington Avenue

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway

280 Cobbs Creek Parkway

2901 Cedar Street

4423 Longshore Avenue

800-82 N 8th Street

1202-32 E Montgomery Avenue

2400 N 11th Street

601 Borbeck Ave

5800 Chester Avenue

3267-81 Almond Street

575 Tomlinson Road

147 Master Street

4740 Wayne Avenue

3455 Kensington Avenue

9850 Roosevelt Boulevard

2136 Castor Avenue

1919-41 W Ontario Street

5325 Overbrook Avenue

4901 Kingsessing Avenue

6000 Rising Sun Avenue

5543 Haverford Avenue

3720 N Broad Street

6942 Woodland Avenue

2000 Washington Lane

5100 Pine Street

740 S 17th Street

2101-35 Cecil B. Moore Avenue

601 E Indiana Avenue

400-64 E Ontario Street

732-66 N 36th Street

5700 Torresdale Avenue

300 Shunk Street

Olney Recreation Center / Hammond and Nedro

3101-27 N 22nd Street

8101 Bustleton Avenue

1501 E Bristol Street

9201 N Delaware Avenue

2987 Almond Street

3201 North 5th Street

7301 Torresdale Avenue

5700 Haverford Avenue

2200 E Auburn Street

2600 Morris Street

5710-18 Germantown Avenue

4131 Unruh Avenue

2502-12 N Howard Street

5100 Westminster Avenue

200-64 E Olney Avenue

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
    https://beta.phila.gov

5 days ago

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Pri...

    Prince Ea
    Every Human Being on Earth should watch this!
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Funk Godfather George Clinton: The Man Who Revolutionized R&B in the 70s
    The godfather of funk #George Clinton revolutionized R&B back in the 70s. During this time the Parliament/#Funkadelic ruled Black music. Clinton, was born in Kannapolis, NC, and became interested in doo wop while living in New Jersey. During the '50s he formed The Parliaments, and together released two singles.
    https://blackthen.com

5 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    Clear your criminal record - June 19th from 4 to 6 p.m - Join Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, LCD Philadelphia, and Project HOME at their FREE expungement clinic taking place at the Stephen...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 17

Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    We Read Too is the Perfect App for Black Girl Nerds
    After watching Black Panther, so many Black girls exited the theater feeling unstoppable. They found heroes in the female characters; a vibrant and rich group of warriors, spies, lovers, scientists, and change makers... These women could do it all. But where are more characters like this in literature?
    https://medium.com

Jun 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    All are welcomed
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 17

All are welcomed

All are welcomed

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    All are welcomed
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 17

Jun 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

    Doni Glover
    Back when it was the norm to dress with class.
    http://www.facebook.com

Jun 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Adult Learn to Ride Class presented by Indego -
    This FREE two hour class teaches adults and teenagers 14 and up how to ride a bicycle(or remember how to ride a bicycle). This class is perfect for those who haven't ever ridden a bike, or haven't ridden in a long time.
    http://bicyclecoalition.nonprofitsoapbox.com

Jun 16

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Philly School Ne...

    Remember this name: Tamir Harper, a kid from Southwest Philly, is going places.
    Remember the name Tamir Harper. At 18, the Southwest Philly kid has become a go-to speaker at education conferences both local and national. Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. considers Harper "remarkable," and Michelle Obama recently introduced him on stage in front of thousands of cheering students.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 16

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared WURD Radio's pos...

Summer pool opening dates, hot off the press!

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 15

Our Pool opens Tuesday, June 26th!

Our Pool opens Tuesday, June 26th!

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philly School New...

    2018 pool opening dates | Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation has 70+ indoor and outdoor pools opening for the summer season! The dates of each pool opening are below. Please check in with your neighborhood pool for days and times of open swim, family swim, and adult swim, as well as swim lessons and swim team activities.
    https://beta.phila.gov

Jun 15

Congrats to our friends and partners from Com...

Congrats to our friends and partners from Community Solutions CDC on this great write-up about their Father's Day Block Party tomorrow! Go check it out if you can, they have lots of fun stuff in store. And Happy Father's Day in advance to all the dads in the community!

    How does West Philly celebrate Father's Day? With a 1,000-person block party
    West Philly likes block parties. A lot. Two years ago, it ranked first for the Philadelphia neighborhood with the most block parties in the entire city. So naturally, warm weather holidays often mean more of the same: outdoor fun featuring barbecues, bouncy castles, the closing of streets and re-routing of SEPTA buses.
    https://billypenn.com

Jun 15

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Rookie R...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania added a new photo - at Kingsessing Recreation Center.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 15

Bit of a hike, but looks like fun!

Bit of a hike, but looks like fun!

    Celebrate Juneteenth At Germantown's Big Street Fest This Saturday
    Historic Germantown marks Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the U.S., during its Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival this Saturday, June 16. Now in its 12th year, this annual, free festival in Northwest Philly features a day of entertainment and educational activities on Germantown Avenue, including a children's village, a cultural marketplace, historic reenactments, guided historic tours and much more.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

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