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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Reaching Higher Resources

    Ms. Harris is asking for $968.93:
    My students need different levels of math, language arts and reading sets that are hands-on practice that are aligned to Common Core State Standards
    Henry C Lea Elementary School Comment
  • 2nd Grade Dry Erase Boards - Answering Questions Can Be Fun!

    Mrs. Spears-Benedetto is asking for $163.15:
    My students need 30 white boards and markers to insure that all students are engaged in whole group activities.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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Funeral Director Faces Charges for Decomposed Bodies

State investigators received a tip reporting Hawkins Funeral Service on the 5300 block of Vine Street was operating illegally. Police responded to the building where they found three bodies. Investigators told...

    Funeral Director Faces Charges for Decomposed Bodies
    Police found three bodies inside an unlicensed funeral home in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon, according to investigators. On Tuesday, the funeral directed was arrested and charged with three counts of abuse of a corpse, said Philadelphia Police. State investigators received a tip reporting Hawkins Funeral Service on the 5300 block of Vine Street was operating illegally.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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Funeral Director Charged After Officials Discover Several Decomposed Bodies During Investigation

On Monday, the Department of State Bureau of Enforcement Investigation responded to a tip that Hawkins’ funeral home, located at 5300 Vine Street, was operating without a license and still accepting deceased bodies.

    Funeral Director Charged After Officials Discover Several Decomposed Bodies During Investigation
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Philadelphia Police announced the arrest of Blair Hawkins on Tuesday. Hawkins, the funeral director at the Hawkins Funeral Home has been charged with three counts of Abuse of Corpse. On Monday, the Department of State Bureau of Enforcement Investigation responded to a tip that Hawkins' funeral home, located at 5300 Vine Street, was operating without a license and still accepting deceased bodies.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Decaying bodies found in unlicensed funeral home

The funeral home is located in the vicinity of 53rd and Vine streets.

    Decaying bodies found in unlicensed funeral home
    Police are investigating a funeral home in West Philadelphia for allegedly operating with an expired license. The funeral home is located in the vicinity of 53rd and Vine Street. Investigators from the State Department got a tip that led them to the funeral home Monday, and they were disturbed by what they found, including three bodies detectives say were in poor conditions - at least two were decomposing.
    http://6abc.com

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Funeral home allegedly operating with suspended license

The funeral home is located in the vicinity of 53rd and Vine Street.

    Funeral home allegedly operating with suspended license
    Police are investigating a funeral home in West Philadelphia for allegedly operating with an expired license. The funeral home is located in the vicinity of 53rd and Vine Street. Police say there is at least one body inside.
    http://6abc.com

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The bar at 45th and Locust: From Watusi II to New Tavern to Dallol

The bar at 45th and Locust: From Watusi II to New Tavern to Dallol

...volcano with the same name in that area. As was reported earlier, the property at 232 S. 45th St., where the bar is located, was purchased last summer by Ethiopian American Temsgen Wolegzi...

    The bar at 45th and Locust: From Watusi II to New Tavern to Dallol | West Philly Local
    Posted on 31 August 2015 The New Tavern bar at the northwest corner of 45th and Locust Streets, which before last summer was known as the Watusi II, has recently reopened under a new name after being closed for renovations.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Police Find Body Inside Unlicensed Funeral Home

The funeral home, located on the 5300 block of Vine Street, is operating illegally, police said. Police continue to search but have not yet announced any arrests.

    Police Find Body Inside Unlicensed Funeral Home
    Police are searching through an unlicensed funeral home in West Philadelphia after they found a body inside, according to investigators.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

36 hours ago

Police: Three Bodies Found At Possibly Unlicensed Funeral Home

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — According to Philadelphia Police, three bodies were found at a residence on the 5300 block of Vine Street in West Philadelphia on Monday.

    Police: Three Bodies Found At Possibly Unlicensed Funeral Home
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - According to Philadelphia Police, three bodies were found at a residence on the 5300 block of Vine Street in West Philadelphia on Monday. Authorities say the bodies were located in a funeral home that was a part of a mixed use residence.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Man shot while answering knock at front door of West Philly apartment

The men approached a woman as she sat on the front porch of an apartment building on North 50th Street near Arch around 1 a.m., police said.

    Man shot while answering knock at front door of West Philly apartment
    Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:03 PM Three men tricked a West Philadelphia resident into opening his front door, then greeted him with a barrage of bullets early Sunday. The men approached a woman as she sat on the front porch of an apartment building on North 50 th Street near Arch around 1 a.m., police said.
    http://www.philly.com

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Man shot while answering knock at front door of West Philly apartment

The men approached a woman as she sat on the front porch of an apartment building on North 50th Street near Arch around 1 a.m., police said.

    Man shot while answering knock at front door of West Philly apartment
    Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:03 PM Three men tricked a West Philadelphia resident into opening his front door, then greeted him with a barrage of bullets early Sunday. The men approached a woman as she sat on the front porch of an apartment building on North 50 th Street near Arch around 1 a.m., police said.
    http://www.philly.com

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  • Developing Literacy Skills for Life!

    Ms. Kelly-McNally is asking for $1751.09:
    My students need a mobile storage cart, CD/Cassette player with head phones, books on CD/Cassette tape, bean bag seats, and books that are "just right" for them to help build reading skills.
    Henry C Lea Elementary School Comment

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