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Mantua: You’re Never Really Alone if You Come to Work Here.”

Gilmore, 44, is the Center Director for the West Philadelphia Community Center on Haverford Avenue near 35th Street. For 10 years, he has been working for Caring People Alliance, an agency partnering with the center, specializing in serving children and strengthening families in Philadelphia.

    Mantua: You're Never Really Alone if You Come to Work Here."
    Branon Gilmore makes enrichment for youths and adults in the Mantua area his priority every day when coming to work in the morning. Gilmore, 44, is the Center Director for the West Philadelphia Community Center on Haverford Avenue near 35th Street.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

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Rev. Robert Levan Gravely II, 61, Mantua church pastor

He was pastor of the church, on Parrish Street near Union, from 2003 until his death.

    Rev. Robert Levan Gravely II, 61, Mantua church pastor
    Posted: Monday, February 1, 2016, 12:16 AM THE REV. Robert Levan Gravely II, a Mantua church pastor, died after suffering a heart attack Jan. 17, the day after his 61st birthday, a son said. Gravely had worked in management for Rite Aid before becoming pastor of the Jesus Christ Church of the Apostolic Faith.
    http://www.philly.com

  • They say “how can you believe in Jesus, when you’ve never met him. How can you trust in Jesus when you don’t even know him.” Well, the same way I believe in you, Rev. Gravely, and the same way I trust in you and we’ve never met. You left the...

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    They say “how can you believe in Jesus, when you’ve never met him. How can you trust in Jesus when you don’t even know him.” Well, the same way I believe in you, Rev. Gravely, and the same way I trust in you and we’ve never met. You left the book behind and will live on through you sons and your story. Just wish I had the honor of meeting you, but I am persuaded that you live on with us in the spirit, so until we meet again, rest in God.

    All my best submitted,
    Adrian

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Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting

Located on the corner of 40th Street and Lancaster Avenue, Texas Wiener has provided service to local customers for nearly 50 years. This breakfast spot...

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Located on the corner of Lancaster Avenue and Ogden Street, Dwight’s operates as a family-run business and has provided customers with soul food...

Bravo is a traditional breakfast spot located on 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue. Owner Sonia Lee (above), 39, said the restaurant gets most busy around lunch time, but the breakfast items, she added, are some of the most popular choices on the menu.

    Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting
    The Lancaster Avenue corridor in West Philadelphia is home to many small businesses, including ethnic restaurants, specifically Korean and Jamaican. While these restaurants may not look like the jazziest places to dine from the outside, local customers value the restaurants for filling their bellies on a daily basis.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

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Suspect Greg Woodson Arrested for Shooting in the 16th District

...16th District Police responded to a radio call of a “Person with a Gun” at 400 North 38th Street. When police arrived they met with the complainant, a 22 year-old male, who was...

    Suspect Greg Woodson Arrested for Shooting in the 16th District
    The Philadelphia Police Department has arrested suspect Greg Woodson for a shooting in Powelton. On November 21, 2016, at 6:00pm Greg Woodson was arrested after an identification of the vehicle tag was made leading detectives to Woodson. Greg Woodson is 33 years-of-age and is from the 17xx block of Hollywood Avenue.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

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Dornsife center connects campus to community

A short way from the intersection of 35th and Spring Garden streets sits a large white mansion surrounded by a brick schoolhouse, a meeting hall and...

...3 acres of land, the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, located at 3509 Spring Garden St., opened June 12, 2014, as an urban extension that works in collaboration with Drexel University...

    Dornsife center connects campus to community - The Triangle
    A short way from the intersection of 35th and Spring Garden streets sits a large white mansion surrounded by a brick schoolhouse, a meeting hall and a large lawn. At night, a single lantern can be seen hanging between the house's two pillars and warm yellow light spills from its bay windows, welcoming visitors.
    http://thetriangle.org

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3401-3415 Haverford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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You're invited! Tomorrow, 1/21, 7pm at Mighty...

You're invited! Tomorrow, 1/21, 7pm at Mighty Writers West (39th & Lancaster), author and "Wake Up with WURD" morning radio personality SOLOMON JONES will be reading excerpts from his books and talking about writing and how to get published. Free to all. Questions: krobinson@mightywriters.org.


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Is your food safe?

...got an F on What the Health. Similarly, Sabrina’s, a popular brunch spot on Powelton near 34th, got an A on What the Health and a B on Tisk, but received a...

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The Farmacy, off Spruce and 44th, has received ratings ranging from an A to an F. (Associate Photo Editor Olly Liu)

    Is your food safe?
    For a Penn student looking to escape the dining halls on a Saturday night, it can be hard deciding where to eat for dinner, especially if a restaurant's health violations are taken into account.
    http://www.thedp.com

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247 N 38th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 posted 1 photo to Fotella:

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Crime Report for Jan. 1 to Jan. 11

Jan. 11, 300 N. 33rd St.

Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 3500 Baring St.

Jan. 9, 10:33 p.m. 3300 Baring St.

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Jan. 3, 4:30 a.m. 3000 Chestnut St.

Jan. 10, 8:10 a.m. 3300 Arch St.

Jan. 9, 2:14 a.m. 3500 Lancaster Ave.

Jan. 3, 3 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. 200 N. 34th St.

Dec. 6 to Jan. 4, 3400 Market St.

Dec. 22 to Jan. 4, 100 North 33rd St.

Dec. 9 to Jan. 5, 100 North 34th St.

Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 100 North 35th St.

    Crime Report for Jan. 1 to Jan. 11 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between Jan. 1 to Jan. 11. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or Division of Public Safety incident reports. ROBBERY (1) Jan.
    http://thetriangle.org

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The High Key Portrait Series: Sonni Shine

...University City – you know, 33rd and Race in a dorm. Then I lived out at 38th and Lancaster, so West Philly, I lived for many years – I moved out to 49th and Hazel...

...University City, but when I was going to Drexel I would’ve considered it Mantua – 32nd and Wallace...

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...like my earliest memory of playing live in Philly. And there was also Tritone, at 15th and South. Those are the really early memories...

SS: I lived in University City – you know, 33rd and Race in a dorm. Then I lived out at 38th and Lancaster, so West Philly, I...

...38th and Lancaster, so West Philly, I lived for many years – I moved out to 49th and Hazel, 43rd and Baltimore. I loved West Philly, but when I was not a student anymore...

...so West Philly, I lived for many years – I moved out to 49th and Hazel, 43rd and Baltimore. I loved West Philly, but when I was not a student anymore the students annoyed...

...gotta get out of here! Then I lived in south South Philly for awhile, like 11th and Snyder, still felt like it wasn’t much goin’ on, felt kind of out of place...

...t much goin’ on, felt kind of out of place there. Then I lived at 16th and Reed, and I really liked it there. The Passyunk area was like really accessible, and on...

    The High Key Portrait Series: Sonni Shine
    "High Key" is a series of profiles conceived with the intent to tell the story of Philly's diverse musical legacy by spotlighting individual artists in portrait photography, as well as with an interview focusing on the artist's experience living, creating, and performing in this city.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

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