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...nurtures the same attitude. The 12-year-old sixth-grader at George W. Childs School, 1599 Wharton St., reveres reading, especially sports-related material, and confessed that the national praise will encourage him...

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Brendan Barnes excels at mathematics as an eighth-grade registrant at Chester A. Arthur School, 2000 Catharine St., so when learning he and fellow Nu Sigma Sharks football player Terrell Barr had won...

“To be one of the few to have that recognition surprised me,” the 14-year-old said Monday at Chew Playground, 18th Street and Washington Avenue. “I’m very happy with my selection because I know it’s difficult to win the honor.”

The resident of the 1900 block of Dickinson Street, who also scored placement on the Pop Warner Eastern Region Scholars list and nabbed merit...

“I feel a little pressure,” the resident of the 2600 block of South Sixth Street said of sustaining his scholastic success. “I love my school and my teacher, so I think I’ll be fine.”

Brendan began his athletic odyssey as a baseball player for the Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., but football soon came to run circles around the diamond-based sport.

...joining them. Program heads honored the foursome et al Saturday at the Vare Recreation Center, 2600 Morris St., and the Liberty Youth Athletic Association will laud them and nine more Sharks through April...

...him not only for the rigors of the football field, with Prep Charter High School, 1929 Point Breeze Ave., among the contenders to enhance his academic and athletic aptitude, but also the wonders of...

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Our April outreach meeting is TOMORROW evening. Meet us a Benna's West at 7 pm t...

Our April outreach meeting is TOMORROW evening. Meet us a Benna's West at 7 pm to discuss upcoming event opportunities and other fun stuff relating to community engagement.

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Hello Hello! Here is the vote tally for tonight's five ZONING applicants. There...

Hello Hello! Here is the vote tally for tonight's five ZONING applicants. There were 22 voters. Thank you to all who came out in the rain on tax night!

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So is your block now clean (yay!), but lacking greenery? If that's the case, ple...

So is your block now clean (yay!), but lacking greenery? If that's the case, please consider requesting a tree to be planted on the sidewalk in front of your property. If your property already has a tree, but you think there's other places in the neigborhood that could use a tree or two, feel free to ask the property owners if they would be interested in a tree. Please email clean@newboldneighbors.org for a copy of the application.

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The monthly Outreach meeting is this Thursday, April 16th at 7 pm. We'll be at t...

The monthly Outreach meeting is this Thursday, April 16th at 7 pm. We'll be at the new Benna's. Join us! https://www.facebook.com/events/1624666571098870/

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The TLA Diaspora: Why CineMug diversified the video rental business

This simple concept is the foundation of CineMug, a new video store/coffee shop hybrid at 1607 S. Broad St. It took Creskoff nearly four years to get all the paperwork together and find an affordable location, but he was finally able to open the store in January of this year.

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At the corner of Orianna and Poplar streets, next to a bustling dog...

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Snarky new pedestrian safety campaign gets mixed reviews

Standing at the corner of Cecil B. Moore and Broad Street this morning, Yamamoto, the project manager for the city’s pedestrian education and enforcement program...

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What is your reaction to the ad on SEPTA buses that many have deemed anti-Muslim?

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Adam Basham, Broad and Porter streets

  • We are living in a society that deals with the emotions of others. In light of that one must understand the intention behind it to avoid falling into a negative reaction. Being pro-active towards meaningful causes has a greater affect than the words of ones feeling..

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"The Community Health and Literacy Center is slated to open in December of this...

...Community Health and Literacy Center is slated to open in December of this year at Broad and Morris on the former site of the Southern Home for Destitute Children orphanage. The 96,000...

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Neighborhood Gatherings 4-9-2015

Newbold Neighbors Association, holds a Clean & Green meeting 6:30 p.m. April 9 (contact clean@newboldneighbors.org for location); and a Public Zoning Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

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1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a PSA 1 meeting 6 p.m. April 15 at the Guerin Rec Center, 1600 Jackson St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a PSA 1 meeting 6 p.m. April 15 at the Guerin Rec Center, 1600 Jackson St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a PDAC Meeting 6 p.m. April 14 at the district. 215-686-3030. phillypolice.com/districts/3rd.

Friends of Mifflin Square Park hold their General Meeting 6 p.m. April 14 at the park or the CAGP South Center, 2418 S. Seventh St. friendsofmifflinsquare@gmail.com.

Friends of Whitman Library hold “Yoga @ your Library” every Wednesday. Kids at 5:30 p.m. and adults at 6:30 p.m. at the Library, 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition holds a General Meeting 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 14 at the Hawthorne Culture Center, 1200 Carpenter St. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association encourages residents to join Team LoMo for Quizzo 8 to 10 p.m. April 9 at SouthHouse, 2535 S. 13th St.; and holds an Education Meeting 7 to 8 p.m. April 8 at the Fumo Family Library Branch, 2437 S. Braod St. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org.

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., hosts an Art Workshop 9:30 a.m. ($1), a Decoration Club making centerpieces for...

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7 p.m. Thursdays. Epiphany of Our LordChurch, 1121 Jackson St. 215-334-1035.

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a Community Paper Shredding Event 10 a.m. to noon April 11 at Capitolo Park, Wharton St. and Passyunk Ave.; and recommends Second Saturday on E. Passyunk Ave. 6 to 9 p.m. April 11. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

...to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Bhutanese American Organizaion-Philadelphia (BAO-P), 1927 S. Seventh St. They also call on volunteers to help - contact volunteer coordinator Amanda Beardall at amandab@lcfsinpa...

...across Pennsylvania. Philadelphia premiere 7:30 p.m April 9 at the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. For more info call Steven, 215--563-5848, or email schoolplay@pccy.org...

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., holds a Triangles Gateway Project Committee Meeting 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the SOSNA office. southofsouth.org. 215-732-8446.

South Philadelphia Business Association, 1904 S. 30th St., holds a Candidates Night 6:30 p.m. April 14 at Popi’s Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St. (Tickets: $40 dinner with cash bar). 215-336-1108. southphiladelphiaba.org.

South Philadelphia Business Association, 1904 S. 30th St., holds a Candidates Night 6:30 p.m. April 14 at Popi’s Restaurant, 3120 S. 20th St. (Tickets: $40 dinner with cash bar). 215-336-1108. southphiladelphiaba.org.

South Philly Parents Resource Center holds a General Meeting 8 p.m. April 13 at the South Philly Co-Op, 1728 S. 10th St. southphillyparents@gmail.com. southphillyparents.org.

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