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22 hours ago

Firefighters rescue man from burning home in Germantown

The fire started around 5 p.m. Saturday in the 5000 block of Tacoma Street.

    Firefighters rescue man from burning home in Germantown
    Firefighters rescued a man in his 50s from a burning home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
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22 hours ago

Crime Fighters: $20,000 reward offered in shooting death of James Walke III

"He had went to Germantown to meet a friend who was at Wayne and Seymour streets," said Robbins.

    Crime Fighters: Mom seeks answers in son's shooting death
    Yullio Robbins remembers her son, James Walke III, fondly. "He was a special young man, lovable, outgoing," said Robbins, mother. On Feb. 23, Robbins says her son told her he was heading out that afternoon around 2. "He had went to Germantown to meet a friend who was at Wayne and Seymour streets," said Robbins.
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3 days ago

Updated Jun 23rd

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Rosita Youngblood & 39th Police Dist. Capt. Michael Craighead host Community Mtg. at New Hope Temple Baptist Ch., 312 W. Manheim St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 866-8696.

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Jun. 23-          State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers’-compensation issues, birth and...

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts N.W. Community Mtg. at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Ch., Family Life Ctr., 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 686-3454.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 26-          Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., 3 p.m. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Enjoy unlimited beer and fresh Louisiana crawfish. For tickets: RCC (215) 561-0650, Pio Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 28-          Mike Parrish for Congress is hosted Reception at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts include Congressman Bob Brady, State Rep. Dwight Evans and...

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Jul. 9-             State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Brunch at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $25, Seniors $20, Hosts $50, VIP Sponsors $100.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 23rd
    Jun. 23- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers'-compensation issues, birth and death certificates, navigating Health & Human Services, voter registration and problems with insurance and utility companies. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 684-3738. Jun. 23- State Rep.
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4 days ago

Four people were shot within a 20-minute span yesterday in Germantown

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm at Germantown and West Logan Street and was taken by medics to Einstein Medical Center.

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About 4:10 p.m., with police still on the scene, gunfire erupted nearby. A 19-year-old man was shot in the right ankle in the 4800 block of Germantown Avenue and was taken by police to Temple University Hospital.

    In 20 minute span, 4 are shot in Germantown
    One man and three teens were hurt by gunfire within a 20-minute span Tuesday afternoon in the city's Germantown section. About 3:50 p.m., a 54-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his right shin in the unit block of West Rockland Street, police said. The victim declined assistance from responding medics.
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

In 20-minute span, 4 are shot in Germantown

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm at Germantown and West Logan Street and was taken by medics to Einstein Medical Center.

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

About 4:10 p.m., with police still on the scene, gunfire erupted nearby. A 19-year-old man was shot in the right ankle in the 4800 block of Germantown Avenue and was taken by police to Temple University Hospital.

    In 20 minute span, 4 are shot in Germantown
    One man and three teens were hurt by gunfire within a 20-minute span Tuesday afternoon in the city's Germantown section. About 3:50 p.m., a 54-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his right shin in the unit block of West Rockland Street, police said. The victim declined assistance from responding medics.
    http://www.philly.com

6 days ago

Philly's public pools open this week

* Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

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Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Samuel (3459 Gaul St., 19134)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Feltonville (231-37 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

N. Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

McVeigh (400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St., 19147)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St., 19137)

Ziehler (200-64 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

* Sayre (5835 Spruce St., 19139)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Dendy (1501-39 N. 10th St., 19122)

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Sacks (400 Washington Ave., 19147)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St., 19139)

Lederer (1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave., 19125)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

Belfield (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St. , 19146)

    Philly's public pools open this week
    It's the first day of astronomical summer, the temperature is heating up and, just in time, Philadelphia's public pools are about to open. The city's 70 free public pools - the most per-capita of any city in the country - start to open on Wednesday. All of the pools will open by July 1.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 19

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Jun 18

16 Things to Do This Weekend

...of years into the past, commemorating the genesis of abolitionists. The day kicks off at 5109 Germantown Avenue at the State Marker, observing the site of the writing of the First Protest Against...

    16 Things to Do This Weekend
    Cookouts at City Hall, a fitness festival, and a '90s throwback concert. Saturday, June 18th All-American BBQ @ Dilworth Park All weekend long a full-fledged cookout is popping up under Billy Penn. Amid the springing fountains, hot dogs, burgers, smoked brisket, falafel burger, and corn on the cob sizzle on the grill to the sounds of various DJs and other live music.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 14

Juneteenth Festivities Returns To Philadelphia This Saturday, June 18

Philadelphia’s Juneteenth Festival kicks off Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at 5109 Germantown Avenue, the State Marker honoring the site where the first printed anti-slavery document, the First Protest of 1688, was written.

    Juneteenth Festivities Returns To Philadelphia This Saturday, June 18
    It was on June 19, 1865 that African-Americans received their first taste of freedom with the abolition of chattel slavery in the United States. The Johnson House Historic Site in Historic Germantown will commemorate Juneteenth with its annual Juneteenth Festival this weekend. Philadelphia's Juneteenth Festival kicks off Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 14

The Juneteenth Festival Returns To Historic Germantown This Saturday, June 18

Philadelphia’s Juneteenth Festival kicks off Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. at 5109 Germantown Avenue, the State Marker honoring the site where the first printed anti-slavery document, the First Protest of 1688, was written.

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Various Locations In Historic Germantown Including Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Avenue

    The Juneteenth Festival Returns To Historic Germantown This Saturday, June 18
    It was on June 19, 1865 that African-Americans received their first taste of freedom with the abolition of chattel slavery in the United States. The Johnson House Historic Site in Historic Germantown will commemorate Juneteenth with its annual Juneteenth Festival this weekend. Philadelphia's Juneteenth Festival kicks off Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 14

  • Bring Science to Life!

    Ms. Long is asking for $397.22:
    My students need supplies (anatomy models, inflatable solar system, science file folder games and other items) to jump them into the learning of science.
    Anna L Lingelbach Elementary School Comment

Jun 14

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: For the Love of Germantown, PHS at the Rail Park and revolutionizing vaccines

Rittenhouse SoundWorks, 219 W. Rittenhouse St., Philadelphia

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Quorum, University City Science Center, 3711 Market St., Philadelphia

    PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: For the Love of Germantown, PHS at the Rail Park and revolutionizing vaccines
    Preventing Disease Before It Occurs Thursday, June 16 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Quorum, University City Science Center, 3711 Market St., Philadelphia Free (registration required) Is it possible to create a vaccine against pathogens like HIV? Dr. Christopher Snyder and his team of researchers at Thomas Jefferson University are working to make that a reality.
    http://www.flyingkitemedia.com

Jun 12

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Jun 09

Mount Airy church honors local law enforcement

The group offers free tuition classes in martial arts training for youths and adults. This is held at Enon’s West campus located at 230 W. Coulter St. in Germantown. For more information, email saintsofvalor@enontab.org.

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Enon held its seventh annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony, which was a sit-down dinner affair at its Mount Airy campus located at 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave, Friday, May 20.

    Mount Airy church honors local law enforcement
    This year's Law Enforcement Awards winners pose with their awards. Submitted photo MOUNT AIRY >> Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church's Saints of Valor Martial Ministry drew about 1,000 to celebrate the Philadelphia Police Department. Enon held its seventh annual Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony, which was a sit-down dinner affair at its Mount Airy campus located at 2800 W.
    http://montgomerynews.com

Jun 08

Weekly Entertainment Guide - 36 Views

...the Victorian era. Discover the Enchanted wood at the only Victorian house museum in Philadelphia, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street, West Central Germantown, Philadelphia. Admission free with fees for activities. Photo courtesy of Ebenezer Maxwell...

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...George Balanchine's The Four Temperaments. Five performances take place June 9-12, Merriam Theater, 250 South Broad Street, Philadelphia. Enjoy pre-show talks before performances. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev...

...its 30th anniversary with three performances, June 9-11 at Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia. The program features the premiere of Anywhere/The Big 30, a mash-up of...

...and social justice, with a rock-infused head-banging session, June 9-11, Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia. Reception following June 11 performance. Photo by Plate 3 Photography...

...local artists, Fleisher faculty, and volunteers, music and dance performances, food, and more, along the 700 block of Catharine Street and in adjacent Palumbo Park, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Fleisher Art Memorial...

...Salaam, King Simm, and Jesse Renee, along with a dance stage, and more, centered around 4021 Parkside Avenue, Fairmount Park. Photo by Gypsi Life Photography...

...food trucks, a beer garden, art and craft vendors and children's activities, Gorgas Park, 6300 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia. The festival is a free joint collaboration between the Roxborough Development Corporation and the...

...Dance and Drum Ensemble, Brand Nubian, Biz Markie, and more, covering 12 city blocks around 23rd and South Street, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the Odunde Festival...

...Brewery. Participants receive one free beer coupon and a Dock Street t-shirt and artwork, 50th & Baltimore. Photo by Jonifin Marvin...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - 36 Views
    Robin Bloom offers 18 suggestions for what to do this week! What's Happening Pennsylvania Ballet's "Balanchine and Beyond" The Pennsylvania Ballet closes its season with Balanchine and Beyond, opening with Hans Van Manen's Adagio Hammerklavier, set to Beethoven's piano concerto Op 106. Two of Trisha Brown's poems are brought to life - Edna St.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 06

Jun 06

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Jun 01

Philadelphia Farmers’ Market Guide 2016: 81 Farmers’ Markets in the Region

Where: 6026 Germantown Avenue

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Where: 4th Street and West Lehigh Avenue

Where: Broad Street and Snyder Avenue

Where: 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue

Where: Dickinson Square Park, at Moyamensing Avenue and Morris Street

Where: 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue

Where: 23rd and Pine streets

Where: East Passyunk Avenue, at 11th and Tasker streets

Where: 27th Street and Girard Avenue

Where: Ridge Avenue and Acorn Street

Where: 2501 East Cumberland Street

Where: West Hunting Park Avenue and Old York Road

Where: The plaza of Lutheran Theological Seminary, on the 7200 block of Germantown Ave

Where: 900 East Howell Street, in front of the Oxford Circle Mennonite Church

Where: North Park Avenue and Tabor Road

Where: 4300 Silverwood Street

Where: 960 Spruce Street, Lawrence Township

    Philadelphia Farmers' Market Guide: 81 Farmers' Markets in the Region
    Fruits, veggies, baked goods, oh my! We've endured the unpredictable weather and incapacitating allergies that come along with spring for long enough and we are finally coming out on the other side ... alive! Our reward? Sweet, sweet summer produce.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 01

May 31

See Inside a Stunning Farmhouse in West Chester Before It Lists

158 Harvey Road, West Chester [Zillow]

    See Inside This Stunning Farmhouse Before It Lists
    The 4,600-square-foot, European-style farmhouse is located about 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia and first started out as a ranch-style home. It's expected to hit the market this week for just under $1 million.
    http://philly.curbed.com

May 31

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: June 2016

Where: 2 Coulter Avenue, Ardmore.

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Where: Drexel Recreation Center, 3301 Market Street, University City.

Where: 300 South Broad Street, Center City.

Where: Spruce Street Harbor Park, 121 North Columbus Boulevard, Delaware River Waterfront.

    10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month
    Our top 10 picks for filling your fitness calendar, from yoga at farmers' markets to Be Well Philly Boot Camp to a mile-long race on an airport runway, and more. The fact that June is somehow already right around the corner blows my mind.
    http://www.phillymag.com

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May 29

Motorcyclist, 23, dies after Roosevelt Blvd. crash

The incident happened on the 500 block of Manheim Street about 12:20 p.m. The girl hit the back of her head and was taken by medics to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Her condition was not known, police said. - Julie Shaw

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About 2:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of a "person with a gun" on the 2100 block of South 66th Street. They found a 26-year-old man inside a Hyundai Sonata, suffering from gunshot wounds to his leg and side, police said.

The firebomb missed smashing through the front window of the house on the 1000 block of Dorset Street, police said. But it did burn the area outside the window.

About 5:15 a.m., three men entered a home on the 6600 block of North 17th Street through the rear basement, police said. At least one had a gun.

The body, which was decomposed, was found in the 1800 block of North 26th Street. Authorities have yet to determine the cause of death.

    Motorcyclist, 23, dies after Roosevelt Blvd. crash
    Motorcyclist dies after Phila. crash A 23-year-old man died Saturday afternoon after his motorcycle crashed on Roosevelt Boulevard early in the morning, police said. About 12:40 a.m., the driver of the 2005 Suzuki motorcycle was riding on C Street and crossing the boulevard, at the border of Olney and Feltonville, when he lost control, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

May 29

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May 28

Toddlers fall from 2nd floor window of Germantown home

Paramedics responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of Manheim Street.

    Toddlers fall from 2nd floor window of Germantown home
    A 3-year-old girl is hospitalized after she and her twin sister fell out of a second-floor window of a home in Philadelphia's Germantown section.
    http://6abc.com

May 28

Police: Victim shot during Germantown attempted robbery

It happened shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday along the 4600 block of Morris Street.

    Police: Victim shot during Germantown attempted robbery
    Police have a suspect in custody after an attempted robbery that turned violent in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. It happened shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday along the 4600 block of Morris Street. Police say the victim was shot in the leg during a robbery attempt.
    http://6abc.com

May 28

Toddler falls from 2nd floor window of home in Germantown

Paramedics responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. to the 500 block of Manheim Street saying the little girl had fallen and injured her head.

    Toddler falls from 2nd floor window in Germantown
    A 3-year-old girl is in the hospital after falling out of a second floor window of a home in the Philadelphia's Germantown section. Paramedics responded shortly before 12:30 p.m. to the 500 block of Manheim Street saying the little girl had fallen and injured her head. The girl was rushed her to St.
    http://6abc.com

May 28

Girl, 3, Hurt in Second-Story Fall from Window

The unidentified child was inside a house in the 500 block of Manheim Street when she fell shortly before 12:30 p.m., police said. She was taken to Saint Christopher's Hospital by ambulance. Her condition was not yet known.

    Girl, 3, Hurt in Second-Story Fall from Window
    A 3-year-old girl fell from a second-story window Saturday in Germantown and was rushed to the hospital.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 28

Girl, 3, falls from 2nd-floor window in Germantown

The incident happened on the 500 block of Manheim Street at about 12:20 p.m.

    Girl, 3, falls from 2nd-floor window in Germantown
    A 3-year-old girl was injured Saturday afternoon after she fell from a second-floor window of a home in Germantown, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

May 28

3-Year-Old Boy Injured In Fall From Second Floor Window In Germantown

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 500 block of Manheim Street.

    3-Year-Old Boy Injured In Fall From Second Floor Window In Germantown
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police say a 3-year-old boy was injured when he fell from a second floor window in Germantown. It happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 500 block of Manheim Street. Police say the boy suffered an injury to the back of his head from the fall.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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