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Next week, my office is hosting a diaper driv...

...to benefit the Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank. Donations will be accepted at my District Office (6730 Torresdale Avenue) from Monday, October 3, through Friday, October 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 5...

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Philly man ID'd who stepped outside for smoke shot, killed

Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street.

    Philly man ID'd who stepped outside for smoke shot, killed
    Police have identified the man who stepped outside of a home to smoke a cigarette in Wissinoming was killed in hail of gunfire. Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street. Thirty-one-year-old Isaiah Batties was hit in the chest, stomach, and legs.
    http://6abc.com

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Updated Sept. 29th

Oct. 6-             Historical Soc. of Tacony hosts reception to celebrate designation as National Historic District at Engine 38 Firehouse, 6601 Keystone St., 6:30 p.m. For info: Louis M. Iatarola (215) 432-6520.

Oct. 22-           State Rep. Mike Driscoll hosts Comedy Night at Curran’s Irish Inn, 6900 State Rd., 7:30 p.m. Standup comedy stars, food, beer & fun. Tickets $50.

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Sep. 29-           Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Knit In” for homeless children at School Dist., 440 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Collecting hand-made knitted & crocheted clothes & blankets. For info: Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown (215) 686-3438.

Sep. 29-           Congressional candidate Mary Ellen Balchunis is hosted Fundraiser at Badey, Sloan & DiGenova, PC, 2200 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Guest speaker mayor Jim Kenney. Sponsors, $1,000, Patrons...

Sep. 29-Nov. 6-          40 Days for Life Phila. is held at 1144 Locust St. Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. For info: Monique Ruberu (469) 231-9084 or Pat Stanton (267)718-4851.

Oct. 1-             State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Indigenous Peoples Day Party at Clara Muhammad Sq. Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For info (215) 879-6615.

Oct. 1-             State Rep candidate Matt Darragh hosts Beef & Beer Fundraiser at 2791 Southampton Rd., 6 p,m.

Oct. 4-             50th Birthday Celebration Fundraiser supports City Commissioner Lisa Deeley at BOP Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 5-7 p.m. Sponsorships from $250. RSVP: Barbara Deeley rsvp@deeleyforphilly.com or (215) 332-8456.

Oct. 6-             Councilman Bobby Henon hosts Fundraiser at DiBruno Brothers, 1720 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250.

Oct. 6-             21st Ward Republican Committee hosts Fundraiser at J.D. McGillicuddy’s, 473 Leverington Ave., 6:30-9 p.m. Food, friends, fun.

Oct. 6-             1492 Soc. hosts Dinner at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave. For info: Marie Beren (215) 686-3458.

Oct. 8-             State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts 20th annual Neighborhood to Neighborhood Festival. 50th and Baltimore. 12 noon to 8 p.m. Family Fun. All invited. Special guest Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell.

Oct. 13-           Republican 57th & 65th Wards host Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 2nd fl., 8400 Torresdale Ave., 6-9 p.m. Beer, wine, beverages, wings, pizza, pasta, roast beef & special guest appearances. Tickets $40, Sponsors $200. Cash or credit at door.

Oct. 15-           State Sen. John Sabatina, Jr. hosts Picnic at Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Rd., 12-4 p.m. Tickets $30, Candidates $250, children under 12 free. For info: (215) 821-7606.

Oct. 15-           Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by Brown’s ShopRite. For info: (215) 242-l220.

Oct. 19-           City & State PA hosts Health Care Symposium at Temple Univ. Center City Campus, 1515 Market St., Rm. 222, 8-11 a.m. Leaders including Councilwoman Cindy Bass and Dr. Allen Glicksman...

Oct. 19-           State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Beer Tasting at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 6 p.m. Tickets $75, Hosts 2 for $125, Sponsors buy 6. One flight of either beers or wines; also come hungry!

Oct. 20-           State Rep. Stephen Kinsey presents “Saving Money with COSTARS” Workshop at Citizens Bank, 5500 Germantown Ave., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 849-6592.

Oct. 20-           State Rep. John Taylor is hosted Fundraiser by Distilling & Pub Food at New Liberty Distillery, 1431 N. Cadwallader St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $250. For sponsorship or tickets: (215) 545-2244.

Oct. 27-           Shawn Dillon’s 66A Ward hosts Election Celebration at DC 21, 2980 Southampton Rd., 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets $35. Make checks payable to “Friends of 66A Ward.”

Oct. 27-           N.E. Times sponsors Debate between State Rep candidates Republican incumbent Martina White and Democrat Matt Darragh at Somerton Youth Org., 1400 Southampton Rd., 7-8 p.m. debate, 8-8:30 p.m. meet & greet.

Nov. 3-            Greater Roxborough Lodge 2217, Sons & Daughters of Italy, honors Vincent Melchiorre at Waterfall Rm., 2015 S. Water St., 6 p.m. $65. Table of 10, $550. Buffet, wine and beer included. For info: Amato Sanita, Esq., (267) 738-7766 or Robert S. Blasi (215) 482-1507.

Nov. 5-         Crisis Intervention Network Committee honors Bennie Swans, Jr., Dr. Tom Reid, Randall Sims and others at Oldie’s but Goodies Cabaret, Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave.,10p.m.-2 a.m. Tickets $20. For tickets: Mike Reed (215) 796-5499.

    Updated Sept. 29th
    Sep. 29- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts "Knit In" for homeless children at School Dist., 440 N. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Collecting hand-made knitted & crocheted clothes & blankets. For info: Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown (215) 686-3438. Sep. 29- Simon Friedman hosts BBQ for Lt. Gov. Mike Stack outside 2708 Commerce Way Office Complex, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
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8 hours ago

Man shot dead in Wissinoming is ID'd

Batties reportedly had stepped outside his house on the the 6000 block of Vandike Street to smoke a cigarette at about 11:53 p.m., when he was met with a hail of gunfire.

    Man shot dead in Wissinoming is ID'd
    Police have identified man shot and fatally wounded Tuesday night in Philadelphia's Wissinoming section as 31-year-old Isaiah Batties. Batties reportedly had stepped outside his house on the the 6000 block of Vandike Street to smoke a cigarette at about 11:53 p.m., when he was met with a hail of gunfire.
    http://www.philly.com

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25 hours ago

Man, 32, gunned down outside Wissinoming home

The shooting occurred at about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street.

    Man, 32, gunned down outside Wissinoming home
    A 32-year-old man died Wednesday after being gunned down in front of his Wissinoming home, police said. The shooting occurred at about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street. The victim had stepped out of his house to smoke a cigarette when he was hit by a hail of gunfire, the Associated Press reported.
    http://www.philly.com

30 hours ago

Philly man who stepped outside for smoke shot, killed

Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street.

    Philly man who stepped outside for smoke shot, killed
    Philadelphia Police say a man who stepped outside of a home to smoke a cigarette in Wissinoming was killed in hail of gunfire. Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street. The 33-year-old victim was hit in the chest, stomach, and legs.
    http://6abc.com

33 hours ago

Smoker Winds Up Shot, Killed in His Front Doorway

Police responded to the Vandike Street near Higbee Street in the city’s Wissinoming neighborhood just before midnight to find a 32-year-old man slumped in the front doorway, said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.

    Smoker Winds Up Shot, Killed in His Front Doorway
    A gunman shot and killed a Philadelphia resident who stepped out for a smoke overnight.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

33 hours ago

Man gunned down outside Wissinoming home

Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street.

    Man gunned down outside Wissinoming home
    Philadelphia Police say a man who stepped outside of a home to smoke a cigarette in Wissinoming was killed in hail of gunfire. Investigators say at least ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street. The 33-year-old victim was hit in the chest, stomach, and legs.
    http://6abc.com

36 hours ago

Man gunned down outside Wissinoming home smoking a cigarette

Ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street.

    Man gunned down outside Wissinoming home smoking a cigarette
    Police say a man had just stepped outside of his home, and was smoking a cigarette when shots were fired in Philadelphia's Wissinoming neighborhood. Ten shots rang out around Midnight Wednesday on the 6000 block of Vandike Street. The 33-year-old victim was hit in the chest, stomach, and legs.
    http://6abc.com

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