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For a couple of days milder weather is heading our way. Shown are surface temper...

For a couple of days milder weather is heading our way. Shown are surface temperature departures from normal (in degrees Celsius) from the GFS model on Thursday and Friday evenings. High temperatures both days should be warmer than normal and should easily reach into the 60s for most of our forecast area. Where would you place the cold front on the Friday evening map? These maps are courtesy of the Tropical Tidbits web site.

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You can find a workshop at Center in the Park!

You can find a workshop at Center in the Park!

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NEW WORKSHOP - AROMATHERAPY! Come, relax and smell the lavender! Thursday, the...

NEW WORKSHOP - AROMATHERAPY! Come, relax and smell the lavender! Thursday, the 2nd at 10:00am @CIP!

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Planning the week ahead at Center in the Park. Monday through Thursday, April 2n...

Planning the week ahead at Center in the Park. Monday through Thursday, April 2nd. Closed in observance of Good Friday on April 3rd.

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Police: Missing teen never returned home from school

Kyle Kelly, 13, was last seen Friday at the Anthony Wayne Academy, located at 5538 Wayne Ave. in Germantown, police said.

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The teen, who lives on the 2900 block of West French Street in Strawberry Mansion, usually takes the SEPTA Route K bus home from school, according to investigators.

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At CIP today - Men's Gathering having a conversation with Dr. Rufus Lynch and Di...

At CIP today - Men's Gathering having a conversation with Dr. Rufus Lynch and Digital Aging Mastery Class is Skype-ing!

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Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continue...

Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continued today with these amazing CIP WOMEN WHO ROCK: Mae Fischer, Roberta Ellerbee, Hortense Kennedy, & Barbara Thompson! CONGRATS!

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A line of heavy showers and scattered tstms will move eastward through southeast...

A line of heavy showers and scattered tstms will move eastward through southeast PA and N MD this evening, probably reaching Wilmington-Philadelphia corridor between 830 PM and 930 PM. If you receive any hail or wind gusts over 40 mph/damaging wind, please let us know here with your reports: location, county and your report. Thank you. posted 604PM 3/36/15

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Burglary 165 W Queen Ln DC# 11-14-075941 - Duration: 3:29. by PhiladelphiaPolice 1,153 views

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...sunroof was captured on surveillance video arriving in the front of Philly Pharmacy located at 9475 Roosevelt Boulevard when an unknown male exits the passenger side of the vehicle and appears to cut...

...4:15 am, a silver SUV arrives in the rear of Academy Pharmacy located at 10101 Academy Road where three unknown males exit and gain entry to the pharmacy by prying open the...

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Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continue...

Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continued today with these amazing CIP WOMEN WHO ROCK: Gwen Eccleston, Dora Douglas, Agnes Turner, & Deborah Brinkley! CONGRATS!

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Mar. 26-         12th Ward Democrats host Fundraiser/Social at Treasures, 5549 Germantown Ave., 7-9 p.m. Refreshments. Donation $75. Checks payable to 12th Ward Democratic Exec. Committee, 221 Wenona St., Phila., PA 19144.

Mar. 29-         Aminah & Sultan Shabazz host Fish Fry for City Commission candidate Omar Sabir at Newman’s Grill, 5946 Germantown Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $15.

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Mar. 26-         GOP Breakfast Series, at Racquet Cl., 215 S 16th St. , open 7:15 a.m., Speaker David Thornburgh, President, Committee of Seventy, 7:45 a.m. Free.

Mar. 26-         State Rep. Leslie Acosta hosts 197 Oportunidades Para Trabajar: Opportunities to Work at Lenfest Ctr., 3890 N. 10th St., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Résumé-writing workshop 9:30 a.m., interview skills 10:30 a.m.. Dress professionally, bring résumés. For info (215) 457-5281.

Mar. 26-         Marissa Brumbach is hosted Fundraiser for Judge at Ocean Prime, 124 S. 15th (at Sansom), 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beer, wine, soda, hors d’oeuvres. $200 up. RSVP Janine Brumbach Snavely, Treasurer, at MarissaBrumbachForJudge@gmail.com or Madeline (215) 514-1414.

Mar. 26-         Al Schmidt hosts Fundraiser at North Bowl, 909 N. 2nd St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP and get free t-shirt. Contributions $100.

Mar. 26-         Universal Muslim Business Ass’n hosts Networking Mixer at Masjidullah Ctr. for Excellence, 7401 Limekiln Pk., 6-8 p.m. Members free, non-registered guests $15.

Mar. 26-         Pete Lyde hosts Question & Answer Judicial Candidates Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 6-9 p.m. Supported by Mothers in Charge. Light refreshments, limited seating. Free. Candidates by invitation only. For info Pete (267) 303-3203 or petesoreal@aol.com.

Mar. 26-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Community Briefing at Christian Stronghold Ch., 4701 Lancaster Ave., 7-9 p.m. Featuring Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell, Police Captain Altovise Love-Craighead and former City Deputy Commissioner Dennis Lee. For info (215) 870-6615.

Mar. 28-         Republican City Committee hosts At-Large City Council Debate at German Soc. of Penna., 611 Spring Garden St., 9 a.m.-12 m.

Mar. 29-         53rd & 35th Wards Republican Committees host Fundraiser at Reale’s, 7233 Frankford Ave., 2-6 p.m. Food, beer, wine, soda, dance & live music by the Blu Dogz...

Mar. 30-         Mattioni, Ltd. hosts Fundraiser for Councilman Mark Squilla at 399 Market St., Su. 200, 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP LPerryConsulting@gmail.com or Dan (732) 670-3299.

Mar. 31-         Sherrie Cohen is hosted Birthday Fundraiser at Tabu Sports Lounge & Bar, 200 S. 12th St., 5:30-8 p.m. Chair $2,900, Host $1,000, Friend $600, Supporter $260, Tickets $60. Donate online at www.cohen4council.com/contribute or

Mar. 31-         United Republican Cl. hosts Republican Party Cigar Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., starting 6 p.m. $95 fee includes cigars, open bar, food, free valet parking, jazz trio, prizes and special guests. For info or to advertise in program book (215) 561-0650.

Apr. 1-          Veterans Concerned Group hosts Meet the Candidates at 5325 Old York Rd., 1-4 p.m. All veterans are welcome. Free lunch furnished.  For info (215) 796-4153 or (267) 278-0823.

Apr. 2-            Judicial candidate Kai Scott is hosted Fish Fry Fundraiser at Champagne, 21 E. Chelten Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation $15. Checks payable to “Friends For Kai Scott”. For info Michael Cogbill (267) 239-3532.

Apr. 2-            Young Involved Phila. hosts City Council Candidate Convention at WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. For tickets yip.ticketleap.com.

Apr. 3-            38th Ward Spring Fling Beef & Beer at Franklin’s Pub, 3521 Bowman St., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation  $20, Sponsor $250, Friend $100.

Apr. 3-            Mike Tomlinson invites all to Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Fundraiser at FOP Ha., 11630 Caroline Rd. , 7-11 p.m. Tickets $30. Includes food, beer, wine, music. For info Mike (267) 671-8323.

Apr. 4-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Brown’s ShopRite Community Rm., 3400 Fox St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Apr. 8-            Council candidate Derek Green is hosted Reception at Tiagha & Assoc., 2112 Walnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Patrons $100, Friends $250, Supporters $500. Checks payable to...

Apr. 8-            Jim Kenney is hosted Reception at S. Phila. Tap Rm., 1509 Mifflin St., 5-7 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. For info John (215) 769-5764 or

Apr. 8-            Anthony Williams is hosted Cocktail Reception at Continental Midtown Restaurant, 1801 Chestnut St., VIP 5 p.m., General 6-7 p.m. RSVP rsvp@anthonyhwilliams.com.

Apr. 10/11-     State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Prom Safety Event and Suit & Gown Giveaway  at Greater Bible Way Temple, 1461 N. 52nd St., 3-7 p.m. Friday, 4-7 p.m. Sunday. For info (215) 870-6615.

Apr. 12-          City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley hosts Fundraiser at Original Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 1-5 p.m. Donations $30.

Apr. 13-          65th Ward Democratic Committee holds Meeting at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6:30 p.m. For info John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Apr. 14-          Hardy Williams Education Fund presents Scholarship Reception at Tendenza, 969 N. 2nd St., Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30-8 p.m. Dean $15,000, Patron $10,000, Mentor $5,000, Candidate $2,500Full-Page $1,000, Half-Page $500, Tickets $150. For info (215) 843-2027.

Apr. 15-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Bernadette Wyche host 24th & 46th Ward Mtg. at The Enterprise Ctr., 4548 Market St., 6 p.m.

...Victor Keen & Joe Kluger host Fundraiser for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Bethany Mission Gallery, 237 S. 18th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Light fare, beverages & music. Sierra Sponsors $1,000, Valencia...

Apr.16-           State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Know Your Rights Forum at Global Leadership Academy, 4601 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Learn rights and responsibilities when interacting with police. Local legal and law-enforcement officials discuss use of force.

Apr. 18-          State Rep. James R. Roebuck offers free document shredding at 4712 Baltimore Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., to protect yourself from identity theft.

Apr. 18-          Donald “Ducky” Birts’ Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. For info David D. Birts (215) 605-7102.

Apr. 23-          Dr. Rob Cavoto hosts fundraiser for mayoral candidate Jim Kenney at Bliss Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. Checks payable to “Kenney 2015”. RSVP  Rob (302) 743-6285.

Apr. 28-   Councilwoman Marian Tasco hosts cocktail reception for Derek Green, candidate for city council at large, Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30 pm. For info call Kelly Bauer, 610-841-3733.

Apr. 30-          State Rep. John Taylor hosts Spring in Philadelphia Fundraiser at Colonial Dames, 1630 Latimer St., 5:30 p.m. Benefactors $1,000, Patrons $500, Sponsors $250. For info (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

Apr. 30-          Jim Kenney is hosted Reception at American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St., 5-7:30 p.m. Platinum $1,000, Gold $500, Silver $250. For info John (215) 769-5764 or

...Pandora Woods hosts Old School Dance Party for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at The View, 800 N. Broad St., 6-11 p.m. Dancing, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Guests Lt. Gov. Mike Stack...

May 16-          Pre-Election Day Prayer & Praise Breakfast for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Pinn Mem. Ch., 2257 N. 54th St., Register 8 a.m., Program 9-11 a.m., Exhibition & Fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at door, students $25. For info (215) 273-1924.

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30 Places to Volunteer in Philadelphia

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Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continue...

Our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month continued today with these amazing WOMEN WHO ROCK: Lottie Johnson & Debra Gary! Congrats!

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Our CIP Guitar Class (taught by Monette Sudler-Honesty) just had an AMAZING Jam...

Our CIP Guitar Class (taught by Monette Sudler-Honesty) just had an AMAZING Jam Session with young talented musicians from Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts! AMAZING!

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We kicked off our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History...

We kicked off our WOMEN WHO ROCK campaign to celebrate National Women's History Month. This campaign celebrates women at CIP who inspire others. Today's Women Who Rock are Doris Beeks, Thelma Cook, and Irma Anderson! Congrats to these wonderful CIP members!

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Barring a 100 year anniversary repeat this April, March will be the snowiest mon...

Barring a 100 year anniversary repeat this April, March will be the snowiest month of the season in Philadelphia and at the least the snowiest March since 1993. Including the current March, how many times has March been the snowiest month of the season in Philadelphia? Is it:

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When: March 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Wyck Historic House | Garden | Farm, 6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA Food Crops in Containers – Tuesday, March 24 from 7p-9p with Katie Brownell Are you interested in learning to grow your own food and herbs, but lack good soil in

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