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Check out the Executive Director's new blog on our website - www.rittenhousetown...

Check out the Executive Director's new blog on our website - www.rittenhousetown.org! There is always something new at RittenhouseTown!

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Today CIP members wrote to Congress members to tell them why our community needs...

Today CIP members wrote to Congress members to tell them why our community needs them to fund, reauthorize, and protect the Older Americans Act!

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CIP member Norman Cain was featured on the official Best Day of My Life So Far website for a wonderful story he wrote here at the center entitled "My Grandmother's Laundry Room". Be sure to check it out!

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May 21-          State Reps. Stephen Kinsey and Rosita Youngblood host Real Talk Prison Forum at 1st Presbyterian Ch., 35 W. Chelten Ave. , 6-8 p.m. Corrections Secretary John Wetzel will discuss reintegration issues.

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May 27-          African American Chamber of Commerce meets at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 5-8 p.m. For info (215) 751-9501. Peebles founder and CEO   Donahue Peebles guest speaker.

May 27-          State Rep. John Taylor hosts Barbecue & Drinks at Quaker City Yacht Cl., 7101 N. Delaware Ave., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $40. For info or RSVP (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

May 27-          Green Party meets at Dream House Asian Bistro, 6127 Ridge Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 243-7103.

May 30-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior Health Awareness at 4 Seasons Diner, 2811 Cottman Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Health screenings, vendors, giveaways, free lunch. RSVP (215) 542-2167.

Jun. 6-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Kenderton Young Scholars Sch., 1500 W. Ontario St., 10 a.m.-12 m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Jun. 12-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Health Fair at York House, 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes, refreshments, latest state programs.

Jun. 12-          Women for Hughes host reception for State Sen. Vincent Hughes at Continental Midtown, 1801 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Co-Hosts $500, Leading Ladies $200, Friends $75. RSVP Andrea (215) 877-7772 or citizensforhughes@gmail.com.

Jun. 20-          Family Portrait Day at Jehovah Jireh Baptist Ch., 4707 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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CIP's current building in Vernon Park used to be one of the thousands of histori...

CIP's current building in Vernon Park used to be one of the thousands of historic Carnegie Libraries built all around the world. Learn more about Center in the Park, our services, and our history at our website: www.centerinthepark.org

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Our 325th Anniversary Celebration was a success! Chris Matthews entertained us...

Our 325th Anniversary Celebration was a success! Chris Matthews entertained us with his recollections of growing up with a Presbyterian Grandmother in Chestnut Hill and an Catholic Italian American Grandmother in Nicetown. His brothers joined the party and everyone had a great time supporting Historic RittenhouseTown's education program and restoration efforts.

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Police arrest man in transgender woman's murder

Raheam Felton, 31, of 61st Street near Elmwood Avenue, was charged with murder and possessing an instrument of crime for fatally stabbing a person police identified as London Banks but friends knew as London Kiki Chanel, 21, of Armat Street near Germantown Avenue.

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Raheam Felton, 31, of 61st Street near Elmwood Avenue, was charged with murder and possessing an instrument of crime for fatally stabbing a person police identified as London Banks but friends knew as London Kiki Chanel, 21, of Armat Street near Germantown Avenue.

Police found Chanel bleeding on the sidewalk about 12:49 a.m. Monday outside Ingersoll Street near 22nd in North Philadelphia. She died at 1:03 a.m. at Hahnemann University Hospital of multiple stab wounds, police said.

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One of Mr. Dove's many amazing stories got featured on The Best Day of My Life So Far's Facebook page! Join us Tuesdays at 1pm to check out BDOMLSF!

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Our Best Day of My Life...So Far story-telling group had a great time meeting up...

Our Best Day of My Life...So Far story-telling group had a great time meeting up with other local BDOMLSF chapters and sharing stories! Come and check out Best Day of My Life... So Far here at the center on Tuesdays at 1pm. We want to hear about the best day of your life!

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Unsettled weather with scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today an...

Unsettled weather with scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today and Tuesday. But, as of today the forecast for Saturday and Sunday of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend is looking good. From WPC, here are the predicted Saturday and Sunday morning surface maps with a high pressure system in control.

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