5 days ago

Suspects Victor Brown (right) and Evin Kersey (left) Arrested for Homicide in the 35th District ***UPDATE***

On Thursday, August 18, 2016, fugitive, 33-year-old Victor Brown from the 6700 block of N. 15th Street was arrested on the 1900 block of W. Olney Avenue without incident. Brown is charged...

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...old Victor Brown from the 6700 block of N. 15th Street was arrested on the 1900 block of W. Olney Avenue without incident. Brown is charged with Murder, Criminal Conspiracy, Violation of the Uniform Firearms Act...

    Suspects Victor Brown (right) and Evin Kersey (left) Arrested for Homicide in the 35th District ***UPDATE***
    On Thursday, August 18, 2016, fugitive, 33-year-old Victor Brown from the 6700 block of N. 15th Street was arrested on the 1900 block of W. Olney Avenue without incident. Brown is charged with Murder, Criminal Conspiracy, Violation of the Uniform Firearms Act and related offenses for his involvement in the murder of Sharif Derry.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

5 days ago

  • Strike Up the Band!

    Mr. Lanciano is asking for $202.46:
    My students need a marching snare drum to STRIKE UP THE BAND!
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment

Aug 19

Man sought in July killing apprehended

Victor Brown, 33, of 6700 block of North 15th Street, was taken into custody without incident. He was charged with murder, criminal conspiracy, firearms violations and related crimes in connection with the fatal shooting of Sharif Derry.

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Derry, 23, was shot and killed on the 6700 block of 17th Street on July 16. Evin Kersey, 30, was arrested on July 27 and charged with murder, conspiracy, firearms violations in Derry's death. 

    Man sought in July killing apprehended
    A Philadelphia man police had been seeking in connection with a July murder was arrested Thursday, officials announced. Victor Brown, 33, of 6700 block of North 15th Street, was taken into custody without incident. He was charged with murder, criminal conspiracy, firearms violations and related crimes in connection with the fatal shooting of Sharif Derry.
    http://www.philly.com

Aug 17

  • Math Is Everywhere

    Mrs. Rivera is asking for $488.55:
    My students need math hands-on materials, sensory sand, number bean bags and counting tree to enhance the dramatic play area.
    Pequenos Pasos De Aspira Comment

Aug 09

  • Sit up and Learn- Alternative Seating for Fit Learning

    Ms. Boyer is asking for $916.18:
    My students need alternative seating options such as Wobble Chairs, Balance Balls, Wobble Cushions and T-Stools to help them learn how to keep themselves, and their peers, moving while they are learning.
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment

Aug 06

Aug 04

Wanted: Suspect Victor Brown for Homicide in the 35th District

Philadelphia Homicide Unit has an active arrest warrant, and needs the public’s assistance in locating 33-year-old Victor Brown who has a last known address on the 6700 block of North 15th Street. Victor Brown is wanted for his involvement in the murder of Sharif Derry.

    Wanted: Suspect Victor Brown for Homicide in the 35th District
    On July 16, 2015, at approximately 4:13pm, officers from the 35th District responded to 67XX N.17th Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located 23-year-old Sharif Derry from 15XX West Kinsdale Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Aug 04

  • Shaping Young Bilingual Minds

    Ms. Donahue is asking for $2174.66:
    My students need a dollhouse, an active play kit, Spanish alphabet teaching tubs, and a Let's Get Moving! activity kit to gain social-emotional, cognitive, literacy, math, and science skills to prepare for Kindergarten in Philadelphia.
    Pequenos Pasos De Aspira Comment

Aug 03

One arrested, one sought in West Oak Lane slaying

An arrest warrant has been issued for Victor Brown, 33, who has a last known address on the 6700 block of North 15th Street.

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Derry, 23, was shot and killed in the 6700 block of N. 17th Street.

    One arrested, one sought in West Oak Lane slaying
    Philadelphia police have arrested one man and are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of another man in a July 16 murder in West Oak Lane. On Wednesday, police arrested Evin Kersey, 30, of the 1500 block of Kindsdale Street, in connection with the shooting death of Sharif Derry.
    http://www.philly.com

Aug 03

A Year After Daylight Shootout, Shooter Still on the Lam

Police last week arrested Evin Kersey, 30, of Kinsdale Street near 15th in West Oak Lane. They say Kersey was one of two shooters who sprayed the...

Still on the loose is 33-year-old Victor Brown, whose last known address is on the 6700 block of North 15th Street in the same area. Police said Brown is wanted on a murder warrant for the shooting, which left 23-year-old Sharif Derry dead.

    A Year After Daylight Shootout, Shooter Still on the Lam
    A year after a deadly daylight shootout on a residential Philadelphia block, Philadelphia police arrested one of the shooters suspected in the gunfight. The second gunman, though, remains on the loose -- so police are asking the public's help to track him down.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Aug 03

  • Help Get Our Drummers Moving!

    Mr. Lanciano is asking for $942.76:
    My students need marching drums to increase their physical activity at the same time as learning music.
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment

Aug 02

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  • Get Moving With Sound Sport!

    Mr. Lanciano is asking for $995.33:
    My students need marching drums and mutes to make music AND increase their physical activity!
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment
  • Marching Music Increases Physical Activity

    Mr. Lanciano is asking for $999.78:
    My students need marching trombones to make music AND increase their physical activity!
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment

Aug 01

  • Healthy Habits For Hostos

    Ms. Mannino is asking for $2430.07:
    My students need fitness equipment to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle that promotes a life-long love for exercising and keeping active.
    Eugenio Maria De Hostos Charter School Comment

Jul 21

Planning Commission updated on Upper North District Plan, accepts Walnut Hill Neighborhood Plan

Besides Logan Triangle, district planners are recommending that the plan focus on the transit hub at Broad and Olney, the intersection of Broad and 66th Avenue near Philadelphia’s northern border, Roosevelt Boulevard, and the former Cardinal Dougherty High School in East Oak Lane.

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Besides Logan Triangle, district planners are recommending that the plan focus on the transit hub at Broad and Olney, the intersection of Broad and 66th Avenue near Philadelphia’s northern border, Roosevelt Boulevard, and the former Cardinal Dougherty High School in East Oak Lane.

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    Planning Commission updated on Upper North District Plan, accepts Walnut Hill Neighborhood Plan
    At Tuesday's meeting of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) Matt Wysong, a district planner for the Upper Northwest and Lower Northwest, gave an update on the Upper North District planning process. The district includes the neighborhoods of Logan, Olney, Cedarbrook, Fern Rock, East and West Oak Lane, Ogontz and Belfield.
    http://planphilly.com

Jul 10

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Jul 07

17-year-old charged as adult in accidental shooting of girl, 14, in East Germantown

Elijah Fauntleroy, of the 1500 block of 68th Avenue, turned himself in to Northwest Detectives around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

    17-year-old charged as adult in accidental shooting of girl, 14, in East Germantown
    A 17-year-old youth from West Oak Lane has been charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, and related counts for allegedly shooting a 14-year-old girl inside an East Germantown rowhouse early Wednesday, according to police. Elijah Fauntleroy, of the 1500 block of 68th Avenue, turned himself in to Northwest Detectives around 3:45 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Jul 03

Jun 28

The Barnes Arboretum

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    The Barnes Arboretum
    Do you love gazing at the magnificent art work at The Barnes Foundation? Then extend your experience and take a step out of the city to visit The Barnes Arboretum in Merion. Here, you can explore the 12-acre hidden oasis full of rare trees, unique plant collections and flowers.
    http://www.wheretraveler.com

Jun 28

Boston Marathon Dad Mike Rossi Arrested at Kenny Chesney Concert

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    Boston Marathon Dad Mike Rossi Arrested at Kenny Chesney Concert
    Police accuse Rossi of criminal trespass. If you had asked us a month ago if we thought that we'd ever write about Mike Rossi again, we'd probably have said, "Who?" After all, it's been well over a year since the Abington dad was accused of cheating to get into the Boston Marathon, an allegation that he denied.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 28

Activists: We’ll March on DNC, Not Just in a Pen at FDR Park

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...local lefty groups, held a press event on the steps of the city building at 1515 Arch Street. A full lineup of speakers said that, permits or no, they would be marching and...

Scott Williams, of the Workers World party, announced a “Shut Down the DNC” march from Broad and Diamond to City Hall, and then to the Wells Fargo Center on the second day of the convention, July 26th, at 2 p.m. They have not received a permit, but plan to march no matter what.

    Activists: We'll March on DNC, Not Just in a Pen at FDR Park
    A group of protesters gathered today to tell the city to grant them permits to protest the DNC-as they plan to do it, no matter what. They're planning a march from North Philly down Broad Street. They're planning to assail the politicians in town during the Democratic National Convention.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 28

Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport, Multiple Deaths Reported

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    2 Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport: Official
    A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people. The official said Tuesday it was unclear whether the explosions were caused by bombs or a suicide attack. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government protocol.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 28

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Congressional Office

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    KC Man Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Congressional Office
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for throwing Molotov cocktails at the local congressional office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II. Eric G. King, 29, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S.
    https://www.justice.gov

Jun 28

Buffalo Man Sentenced for Bank Robberies

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    Buffalo Man Sentenced For Bank Robberies | USAO-WDNY | Department of Justice
    Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that the defendant robbed three separate locations of M&T Bank: on January 14, 2015 on Seneca Street in Buffalo; on January 15, 2015 on Lake Avenue in Blasdell, NY; and on January 20, 2015 on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst, NY.
    https://www.justice.gov

Jun 28

Newest of FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Has Ties to Mississippi

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    Newest of FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Has Ties to Mississippi
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday the addition of Shanika S. Minor to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Minor is sought for her alleged involvement in first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child, and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    https://www.fbi.gov

Jun 28

First Year, First Generation: Overwhelmed by demands, buoyed by encouragement

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    First Year, First Generation: Overwhelmed by demands, buoyed by encouragement
    It happened a little more than a month ago when the University of Delaware freshman caught a first glimpse of his finals schedule. Something about seeing all those exams stacked one after the other sent him into a spiral. He knew he should leap into action - study, ask for help, do something.
    http://crossroads.newsworks.org

Jun 28

Are some students are too young to be expelled from school?

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    Are some students are too young to be expelled from school?
    NJ Spotlight New Jersey law already prevents schools from suspending or expelling preschool-aged children, but a new bill that received final legislative approval Monday would extend those restrictions to second graders as well. Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) is headed to the governor's desk to try and keep young kids in school.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 28

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Happiness, Liberty, Life?

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...view for the first time since the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, on view through September 18, 118-128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Opening reception Wednesday, June 29, 6pm-8pm. Pictured: "Double Vision," by Chitra Ganesh, 2014...

...courtesy of Wawa and on July 4 courtesy of the John Templeton Foundation), Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the National Constitution Center...

...of live music from Run of the Mill String Band (pictured). Stenton is located at 4601 N. 18th Street in Germantown and is free to the public. Photo courtesy of Historic Germantown...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Happiness, Liberty, Life?
    Robin Bloom offers a guide to what's going on this holiday weekend. What's Happening "Happiness, Liberty, Life?" at PAFA Opening June 30 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Happiness, Liberty, Life?
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 28

Pa. panel approves subpoena power in Kane impeachment probe

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    Pa. panel approves subpoena power in Kane impeachment probe
    A legislative subcommittee investigating the possible impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for misbehavior in office voted Tuesday to authorize its chairman to issue subpoenas. The House Subcommittee on Courts gave Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, the ability to demand documents and testimony and it started a process of seeking secret grand jury records and protecting possible witnesses against retaliation.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 28

Philly Woman With Alzheimer’s Missing Since Friday

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are looking for 62-year-old Betty Jean Severe who has been missing since Friday evening from her home on the 500 block of South 52nd Street in West Philadelphia.

Authorities say she suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. She’s known to frequent the area of 49th Street and Baltimore Avenue, as well as a McDonald’s at 52nd and Markets streets.

    Philly Woman With Alzheimer's Missing Since Friday
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are looking for 62-year-old Betty Jean Severe who has been missing since Friday evening from her home on the 500 block of South 52nd Street in West Philadelphia. According to police, Severe is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds with a dark complexion and curly, blackish-gray hair.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 28

SCOTUS Ruling On Corruption Cases Raises Local Questions About Chaka Fattah Case

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    SCOTUS Ruling On Corruption Cases Raises Local Questions About Chaka Fattah Case
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturns former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell's corruption conviction has implications in how the defense mounts an appeal on behalf of former Congressman Chaka Fattah, and his co-defendants. They were convicted last week in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jun 28

10 killed in Istanbul airport explosions, Turkish official says

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    10 killed in Istanbul airport explosions, Turkish official says
    A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport.
    http://6abc.com

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