5 hours ago

Solarize Philly will be at our June meeting s...

Solarize Philly will be at our June meeting so make sure you are in attendance so you can learn how you can utilize solar energy to lower your bills.

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Solarize Philly will be at our June meeting so make sure you are in attendance so you can learn how you can utilize solar energy to lower your bills.
    https://www.facebook.com

7 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

15 hours ago

  • USE PERMIT

    USE TO VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE 1ST FLOOR OF AN EXISTING BUILDING WITH TWO(2) SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING UNITS ONE ON THE 2ND FLOOR & ONE ON THE 3RD FLOOR. *NO SIGN PERMIT ON THIS APPLICATION*

    6139 MARKET ST Issued May 22, 2018 Comment

18 hours ago

Hello My name is Marc Reason. I have purposel...

Hello My name is Marc Reason. I have purposely stayed out of the food truck issue because I believed and still believe it is a block issue. I believe the residents voices should be heard. Since social media campaigns have been started and news paper articles have suggested that people that look like each other are trying to keep one group from conducting a mobile business, I felt the need to speak out. From Philly Voice Article License and Inspection quote - "UPDATE: Several hours after this story was published, L&I responded to an earlier request for comment. Department spokeswoman Karen Guss said the truck "still has valid licenses and can operate anywhere in Philadelphia that is not expressly restricted." "The Platters operators’ license was not a license to vend right outside of their barber shop. The license was not for any one location," she said, noting that there is some level of community opposition to the truck. "There would have been no reason for L&I to know that that specific location is what those guys had in mind." I DON'T WANT A FOOD TRUCK ON MY BLOCK JUST LIKE THE RESIDENTS ON DREXEL RD DON'T WANT ONE ON THEIR BLOCK. TRYING TO INTIMIDATE RESIDENTS IS SAD AND DISGUSTING ESPECIALLY COMING FROM PEOPLE THAT DO NOT LIVE IN OVERBROOK PARK. SO AGAIN I MARC A. REASON SUPPORT MY COMMUNITY, MY NEIGHBORS AND THAT DOESN'T MAKE ME ANTI- BUSINESS, ANTI YOUNG BLACK MALES IT JUST MAKES ME A GOOD NEIGHBOR. I STAND WITH DREXEL ROAD RESIDENTS. SINCERELY, MARC A REASON

    https://www.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Overbrook Park Civic Association is feeling c...

Thank you neighbors for coming out to tonight's zoning meeting. The neighbors voted against the application for the proposed use of a property as a personal care home on Kimberly Dr.

    Overbrook Park Civic Association
    Thank you neighbors for coming out to tonight's zoning meeting. The neighbors voted against the application for the proposed use of a property as a personal care home on Kimberly Dr.
    https://www.facebook.com

31 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

2 days 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

2 days ago

2 days 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
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    2 WATER CLOSETS,2 LAVS,1 BATH TUB,1 KITCHEN SINK,1 GARBAGE DISPOSAL AND LAUNDRY(SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

    144 N ROBINSON ST Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 days ago

3 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

4 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

4 days ago

5 days ago

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 17

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 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

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