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Arrest Made in Break-ins Near Drexel

Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 and 8 a.m. at apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street. Police said a burglar or burglars entered through an unlocked window and unlocked door and stole electronics, backpacks and jewelry.

Two more burglaries occurred on Monday between 8:55 and 10:30 a.m. at an apartment house on the 300 block of N. 33rd Street. Police said the apartments were entered by force and a second-floor hallway door was propped open.

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Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 and 8 a.m. at apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street. Police said a burglar or burglars entered through an unlocked window and unlocked door and stole electronics, backpacks and jewelry.

    Arrest Made in Break-ins Near Drexel
    Philadelphia Police took a suspect into custody Thursday night in connection with a series of burglaries that targeted Drexel University students. Southwest detectives didn't immediately name the suspect in at least five University City break-ins as they awaited charges. Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 and 8 a.m.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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Latest crime reports: Baltimore Ave. Rite Aid robber at large; multiple burglaries near Drexel University

...a total of five burglaries occurred in the area – at off-campus apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Ave. and on the 300 block of N. 33rd St, and at a residence on the...

...area – at off-campus apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Ave. and on the 300 block of N. 33rd St, and at a residence on the 3200 block of Summer St. All five burglaries took...

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...say that the man is involved in three robberies at Rite Aid stores located at 5214 Baltimore Ave. and 5699 Baltimore Ave that took place between Aug. 20 and Aug. 24. Each robbery...

...is involved in three robberies at Rite Aid stores located at 5214 Baltimore Ave. and 5699 Baltimore Ave that took place between Aug. 20 and Aug. 24. Each robbery had a similar pattern...

...and on the 300 block of N. 33rd St, and at a residence on the 3200 block of Summer St. All five burglaries took place in the morning, between 6 a.m. and 10 a...

    Latest crime reports: Baltimore Ave. Rite Aid robber at large; multiple burglaries near Drexel University | West Philly Local
    Posted on 27 August 2015 * Police have released images and surveillance video of a man who they believe robbed two Rite Aid stores in West Philadelphia and are asking for the public's assistance to identify and locate him. Police say that the man is involved in three robberies at Rite Aid stores located at 5214 Baltimore Ave.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Drexel University students on alert after recent burglaries

Two apartments were hit in the 3200 block of Powelton Ave. and a residence was burglarized in the 3200 block of Summer St.

Both occurred in an apartment house in the 300 block of North 33rd St. And in both cases, a front door was propped open, and the burglars muscled their way into the two apartments.

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Two apartments were hit in the 3200 block of Powelton Ave. and a residence was burglarized in the 3200 block of Summer St.

    Drexel University students on alert after recent burglaries
    Students who attend Drexel University are being put on alert after several homes were burglarized near campus. In all, five burglaries took place early in the morning between Saturday and Monday last week. Drexel University Police say they are stepping up patrols in an effort to find whoever is responsible.
    http://6abc.com

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New West Philly cafe aims to bring everyone to the table

A suitable location was found at 3820 Lancaster Avenue, a stretch of the commercial corridor in the West Powelton neighborhood that currently lacks a...

    New West Philly cafe aims to bring everyone to the table
    In recent years, Philadelphia has cemented its reputation as a foodie paradise, with Starr, Garces, Vetri and Sbraga becoming household names for many. Yet for city parents struggling to feed their families, sitting down to a nice meal at a local eatery is a luxury they simply can't afford.
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Shop local: Chicken tchotchkes at A Part of Me

Where to get it: A Part of Me, 3834 Lancaster Ave. apartofme.net.

    Shop local: Chicken tchotchkes at A Part of Me | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    Vintage stores win, period, 'cause, hey, what's not to love? Nothing beats discovering hidden gems amid their racks of ultra-affordable, often one-of-a-kind wardrobe additions for both sexes and shelves of rare, quirky collectibles and objet d'art.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

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Drexel students warned about burglaries near campus

The other two occurred Monday, between 8:55 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., both at an apartment on the 300 block of North 33rd Street.

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Three of the incidents happened between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday, two at apartments on the 3200 block of Poweleton Avenue and one at a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street, officials said.

    Drexel students warned about burglaries near campus
    Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 10:09 AM Police are investigating a rash of recent burglaries at homes near the Drexel University campus. A safety notice from the university's police department said five residential burglaries were reported between Saturday and Monday in the Poweltown Village area near campus.
    http://www.philly.com

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Mantua man held for trial in Memorial Day fatal shooting

Eric McFarland, 24, of Reno Street near 39th in Mantua, was held for trial yesterday by Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni on charges of murder and weapon offenses in the shooting death of Kenneth Williams, 24.

Williams, of Aspen Street near 39th in Mantua, was killed at a playground near his home just before 1:30 a.m. May 25 - Memorial Day.

    Mantua man held for trial in Memorial Day fatal shooting
    Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 12:16 AM THEY APPARENTLY were friends, but in the early morning of Memorial Day, one ended up dead, another allegedly shot him, and the third allegedly went about his business.
    http://www.philly.com

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Burglars Target Homes Near Drexel University

Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. at apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street. Police say the burglar or burglars entered through an unlocked window and unlocked door and stole electronics, backpacks and jewelry.

Two more burglaries occurred on Monday between 8:55 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at an apartment house on the 300 block of N. 33rd Street. Police say the apartments were entered by force and a second floor hallway door was propped open.

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Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. at apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street. Police say the burglar or burglars entered through an unlocked window and unlocked door and stole electronics, backpacks and jewelry.

    Burglars Target Homes Near Drexel University
    Police are investigating a string of burglaries near Drexel University. Three burglaries occurred Saturday between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. at apartments on the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and a home on the 3200 block of Summer Street. Police say the burglar or burglars entered through an unlocked window and unlocked door and stole electronics, backpacks and jewelry.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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Penn's campus revamped, restored, and revitalized over summer

...and Psychology departments in the School of Arts & Sciences. Located between the Leidy Labs at 3740 Hamilton Walk and the Carolyn Lynch Labs at 433 S. University Ave., the building will house research...

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...Located between the Leidy Labs at 3740 Hamilton Walk and the Carolyn Lynch Labs at 433 S. University Ave., the building will house research and teaching labs, seminar rooms, and offices. The project completion...

When renovations of the existing West Philadelphia Title and Trust Building at 133 S. 36th St. are completed in the spring of 2018, it will be home to the new Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.

And Perry World House, at 3803 Locust Walk, will be a gathering place for faculty and students from all 12 schools to engage...

    Penn's campus revamped, restored, and revitalized over summer
    When fall semester commences later this month, returning students and new arrivals will see a revamped, restored, and revitalized campus. The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) reports more than 240 active projects. Many buildings have been renovated over the summer, and active work zones are still teeming with hundreds of construction workers.
    http://www.upenn.edu

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9 Convictions for 1 Death: Inside the Case of the “MOVE 9”

...and firefighters massed in the Powelton neighborhood to evict the group from their house at 307-309 N 33rd Street. In the firefight that followed, police officer James Ramp was killed and several more officers...

    9 Convictions for 1 Death: Inside the Case of the "MOVE 9"
    By Austin Nolen Thirty seven years ago, after an extended confrontation between Philadelphia radical group MOVE and their neighbors and city authorities, Philadelphia police and firefighters massed in the Powelton neighborhood to evict the group from their house at 307-309 N 33rd Street. In the firefight that followed, police officer James Ramp was killed and...
    http://phillydeclaration.org

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Apartments Will Fill Big Building on Warren Street

...more student apartments are on the way. Last week, we attended the ZBA presentation for 3900 Warren St., a large warehouse that was at one point a Monarch Storage property. Despite the fact...

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Around the corner from the 4000 block of Baring Street, a block that's seen dozens of new student rental units appear over the last...

    Apartments Will Fill Big Building on Warren Street
    Around the corner from the 4000 block of Baring Street, a block that's seen dozens of new student rental units appear over the last several years, it seems even more student apartments are on the way. Last week, we attended the ZBA presentation for 3900 Warren St., a large warehouse that was at one point a Monarch Storage property.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

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