1 hour ago

PNC Bank closing its 52nd St branch

Many local PNC Bank customers will be disappointed to learn that the bank’s 52nd Street branch is set to close this fall. The branch, which is located at 19 S. 52nd St, will close on October 21 at 3 p.m.:

The bank has two more branches west of the Schuylkill – at 200 S. 40th St. and 3535 Market St. – and numerous ATMs east of 40th St (most of them on Penn’s campus). There is also a PNC bank ATM at 6212 Walnut St. (Photo by Twitter user @ohbadiah)

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The bank has two more branches west of the Schuylkill – at 200 S. 40th St. and 3535 Market St. – and numerous ATMs east of 40th St (most of them on Penn’s campus). There is also a PNC bank ATM at 6212 Walnut St. (Photo by Twitter user @ohbadiah)

The bank has two more branches west of the Schuylkill – at 200 S. 40th St. and 3535 Market St. – and numerous ATMs east of 40th St (most of them on Penn’s campus). There is also a PNC bank ATM at 6212 Walnut St. (Photo by Twitter user @ohbadiah)

    PNC Bank closing its 52nd St branch | West Philly Local
    Posted on 30 August 2016 Many local PNC Bank customers will be disappointed to learn that the bank's 52nd Street branch is set to close this fall. The branch, which is located at 19 S. 52nd St, will close on October 21 at 3 p.m.: The bank has two more branches west of the Schuylkill - at 200 S.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 hours ago

Execution-Style Killing in Philadelphia

Police are hoping surveillance cameras will help solve an execution-style killing at 55th and Sansom streets in West Philadelphia early Tuesday. The man was shot 4 times at close range and died a short time later after at the hospital, said Philadelphia Police.

    Execution-Style Killing in Philadelphia
    Police are hoping surveillance cameras will help solve an execution-style killing at 55th and Sansom streets in West Philadelphia early Tuesday. The man was shot 4 times at close range and died a short...
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

8 hours ago

Man dead after being gunned down in West Philadelphia

The incident happened after midnight Tuesday in the rear of a storage warehouse at 55th and Sansom streets.

    Man dead after being gunned down in West Philadelphia
    Police say a man in his 20s was shot six times and killed execution style in West Philadelphia. The incident happened after midnight Tuesday in the rear of a storage warehouse at 55th and Sansom streets. Medics rushed the victim to the hospital. He was pronounced dead a short time later.
    http://6abc.com

12 hours ago

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

  • Math, Read All About It!

    Ms. Harris is asking for $630.75:
    My students need literature that will show how, and why, math is relevant in everyday life.
    Henry C Lea Elementary School Comment
  • Chord Buddies Needed!,

    Ms. Betcher is asking for $491.48:
    My students need Chord Buddies. These guitar adapters make the inital steps of guitar playing extremely rewarding and helps retain students' interest in a difficult medium.
    Parkway West High School Comment

29 hours ago

Trial Begins for Owner of Unlicensed Funeral Home

...year after they found three bodies not properly stored in Hawkins Funeral Service, on the 5300 block of Vine Street. One of the bodies was embalmed in a coffin in a non-ventilated room and...

    Trial Begins for Owner of Unlicensed Funeral Home
    A man accused of running an unlicensed funeral home in West Philadelphia is slated to appear in court Monday for the start of his trial on abuse of corpse charges. Police arrested Blair Hawkins, 53, of Laurel Springs, NJ, last year after they found three bodies not properly stored in Hawkins Funeral Service, on the 5300 block of Vine Street.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

226 N 59th St, Philadelphia, PA 19139 posted 1 photo to Fotella:
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2 days ago

mark Anthony 1 posted 10 photos to Flickr:

4 days ago

  • Operation AweSTEM!

    Mrs. Korn is asking for $361.01:
    My students need STEM manipulative such as cubes, Cuisenaire Rods, hundreds chart, to complete our Guided Math, Science and Stem Centers.
    James Rhoads Elementary School Comment

5 days ago

Police ID man killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in West Philadelphia

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street.

    Man killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in W. Philly
    Police say a man broke into his ex-girlfriend's West Philadelphia home, and somehow he was shot and killed. That man has been identified as 33-year-old Asa Talley, the ex-boyfriend of the woman who lived in the home. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street.
    http://6abc.com

5 days ago

Olympic boxing hopeful from North Philly charged with attempted murder

According to Walker, Kroll confronted his ex-girlfriend about money Saturday morning while she was out getting breakfast with a 19-year-old neighbor. Kroll and three other men then got into a car and followed the woman and her neighbor back to their homes on the 100 block of South 55th Street.

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But on Saturday, police said, Kroll, 21, of the 2700 block of North Newkirk Street in North Philadelphia, used a gun and his aggression in a confrontation over an ex-girlfriend in West Philadelphia that led to a wild shootout among seven men, three of whom were injured.

    Olympic boxing hopeful from North Philly charged with attempted murder
    On his Team USA Boxing online profile, welterweight Paul Kroll lists his "mind and strength" as his greatest assets in the ring. But on Saturday, police said, Kroll, 21, of the 2700 block of North Newkirk Street, North Philadelphia, used a gun and his aggression in a confrontation over an ex-girlfriend in West Philadelphia that led to a wild shootout among seven men, three of whom were injured.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

3 Arrested For Triple Shooting In West Philadelphia

Officials say that on Saturday, around 9:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a person with a gun and someone shot on the 100 block of S. 55th Street. Police found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition.

    3 Arrested For Triple Shooting In West Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia Police have announced the arrest of three men in connection to a triple shooting that took place in West Philadelphia on August 20. Police have arrested and charged Cardell Hellams, 24, Gary Martin, 22, and Paul Kroll, 21.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

5 days ago

Olympic Hopeful, 2 Others Charged in Shootout: Police

...old neighbor, 16-year-old brother and 2-year-old daughter at a store on 49th and Haverford Avenue around 8 a.m., according to investigators...

...woman, her daughter and 16-year-old brother later arrived at their home on the 100 block of S. 55th Street and went inside while her 19-year-old neighbor stood outside. Police say Kroll and...

    Olympic Hopeful, 2 Others Charged in Shootout: Police
    A one-time Olympic hopeful and two of his friends are now facing charges after police say an argument over money with an ex-girlfriend led to a massive shootout in West Philadelphia over the weekend that left three people injured.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

5 days ago

Olympic boxing hopeful from North Philly charged with attempted murder

...a car and followed the woman and her neighbor back to their homes on the 100 block of South 55th Street in West Philadelphia...

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But on Saturday, police said, Kroll, 21, of the 2700 block of North Newkirk Street, North Philadelphia, used a gun and his aggression in a confrontation over an ex-girlfriend in West Philadelphia that led to a wild shootout among seven men, three of whom were injured.

    Olympic boxing hopeful from North Philly charged with attempted murder
    On his Team USA Boxing online profile, welterweight Paul Kroll lists his "mind and strength" as his greatest assets in the ring. But on Saturday, police said, Kroll, 21, of the 2700 block of North Newkirk Street, North Philadelphia, used a gun and his aggression in a confrontation over an ex-girlfriend in West Philadelphia that led to a wild shootout among seven men, three of whom were injured.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

Actors for Shelter Exercise

William Sayre High School – 5800 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19139 (Link to Map)

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Girard Academic Music Program (GAMP) – 2136 W. Ritner St, Philadelphia, PA 19145 (Link to Map)

    Actors for Shelter Exercise - SERVE Philadelphia
    The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service
    http://volunteer.phila.gov

6 days ago

Police ID man killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in West Philadelphia

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street.

    Police ID man killed after breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in W. Philly
    Police say a man broke into his ex-girlfriend's West Philadelphia home, and somehow he was shot and killed. That man has been identified as 33-year-old Asa Talley, the ex-boyfriend of the woman who lived in the home. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street.
    http://6abc.com

6 days ago

Cops: Woman’s Ex-Boyfriend Shot, Killed After Breaking Into Her Home

Police were called out to the home on the 800 block of North Markoe Street after midnight and inside they found a 33-year-old man shot in the chest on the second floor.

    Cops: Woman's Ex-Boyfriend Shot, Killed After Breaking Into Her Home
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A man was shot dead in West Philadelphia after police say he was trying to break into his ex-girlfriend's house. Police were called out to the home on the 800 block of North Markoe Street after midnight and inside they found a 33-year-old man shot in the chest on the second floor.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

Man fatally shot in West Philadelphia after breaking into ex-girlfriend's house

The woman called police shortly before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday to report that someone was breaking into her home on the 800 block of North Markoe Street in the Mill Creek section of West Philadelphia through a window, according to police radio reports.

6 days ago

Man Shoots, Kills Girlfriend's Ex Who Broke Into Home Twice

...the woman's two children, first tried to force his way into the home, on Markoe Street near Parrish in Mill Creek, through a kitchen window about 1 a.m., police said. The woman...

    Man Shoots, Kills Girlfriend's Ex Who Broke Into Home Twice
    A man shot his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend to death in West Philadelphia overnight after the ex broke into the woman's home twice, police said. The ex-boyfriend, who is the father of the woman's two children, first tried to force his way into the home, on Markoe Street near Parrish in Mill Creek, through a kitchen window about 1 a.m., police said.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

6 days ago

Police: Man killed breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in West Philadelphia

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street.

    Police: Man killed breaking into ex-girlfriend's home in West Philly
    Police say a man broke into his ex-girlfriend's West Philadelphia home, and somehow he was shot and killed. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 800 block of Markoe Street. The woman's two young boys, and her new boyfriend were also inside the home. The ex-boyfriend is the father of those two boys.
    http://6abc.com

Aug 23

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

  • Help Us Come Into This Century With Technology

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $711.95:
    My students need a new tablet with a case, a speaker and a printer to bring technology to our classroom. An iPad and Canon printer will make a huge difference in academics.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment
  • Encourage My Readers By Supporting Book Bins!

    Ms. Clayman is asking for $249.80:
    My students need book bins to organize and support their individual reading abilities. These bins will help organize each and every child's personal library within the classroom.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

Aug 22

Wild West Philly shootout and Old City bar stabbing among weekend crime

When the woman and her neighbor arrived back at their homes on the 100 block of South 55th Street in West Philadelphia, she was able to get her young daughter and brother into the...

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At 1:50 a.m. Saturday, a 33-year-old man who was at a table with five women inside the Bleu Martini bar, on Second Street near Market, got into an argument with people at the next table, police said.

...man who was shot twice in the head and once in the back on the 600 block of North 12th Street in North Philadelphia around 5 p.m. Saturday was pronounced dead at 8:28 p...

Around 7:22 a.m. Sunday, a man in his 30s was found with blunt-force trauma to the back of his head on the 4100 block of North Broad Street in Nicetown, according to police. The victim, whose identity was not released, was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital.

    Wild West Philly shootout and Old City bar stabbing among weekend crime
    A stabbing at an Old City bar and a shootout in West Philadelphia among seven men - three of whom were found to have acted in self defense - were among the violent incidents this weekend in Philadelphia, according to police. - Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

Aug 22

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

  • Supply Us So We Can Succeed

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $494.38:
    My students need pens, markers, post-its, poster board and paper for everyday classroom use. They won't have many of the supplies to use for their interactive notebooks or to do projects.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment
  • Help Bring Us into This Century With a Printer

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $218.39:
    My students need a printer and ink cartridges to be able to have access to technology they might not have at their home.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment
  • Reward Us For Awesome Behavior

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $173.89:
    My students need fun things to do when they finish all their work early on a Friday: things like music, Ratchet and Clank, some books to read like Harley Quinn, playing cards, and Monopoly.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

Aug 21

Wild West Philly shootout and Old City bar stabbing among weekend crime

When the woman and her neighbor arrived back at their homes on the 100 block of South 55th Street in Kingsessing, she was able to get her young daughter and brother into the house...

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At 1:50 a.m. Saturday, a 33-year-old man who was at a table with five women inside the Bleu Martini bar, on Second Street near Market, got into an argument with people at the next table, police said.

...man who was shot twice in the head and once in the back on the 600 block of North 12th Street in North Philadelphia around 5 p.m. Saturday was pronounced dead at 8:28 p...

Around 7:22 a.m. Sunday, a man in his 30s was found with blunt-force trauma to the back of his head on the 4100 block of North Broad Street in Nicetown, according to police. The victim, whose identity was not released, was pronounced dead at Temple University Hospital.

    Wild West Philly shootout and Old City bar stabbing among weekend crime
    A stabbing at an Old City bar and a shootout in West Philadelphia among seven men - three of whom were found to have acted in self defense - were among the violent incidents this weekend in Philadelphia, according to police. - Stephanie Farr, Philadelphia Inquirer
    http://www.philly.com

Aug 21

  • Light Up Our Class

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $199.96:
    My students need a dry erase board, dry erase markers, post it pads and writing utensils to make their projects come to life.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

Aug 21

3 injured in shootout after domestic dispute in West Philadelphia

After a brief argument, police say the woman's ex-boyfriend, and three other males, followed her back to her home, located on the 100 block of South 55th Street.

    3 injured in shootout after domestic dispute in West Philly
    Three people were injured, two critically, after a domestic dispute led to a shootout in West Philadelphia. It all started around 8 a.m. Saturday at 49th and Haverford. Police say a 21-year-old woman, accompanied by her 19-year-old neighbor, 16-year-old brother and 2-year-old daughter, was confronted by her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend while buying breakfast.
    http://6abc.com

Aug 20

Gunmen Shoot 3, Including Child, in West Philadelphia

Investigators say the shooting occurred on the 100 block of S. 55th Street at 9:30 a.m. One man was shot once in the midsection and taken...

    Gunmen Shoot 3, Including Child, in West Philadelphia
    Police will reveal more information on the shooting in a press conference. Watch it LIVE in the video embedded above starting at 6:45 p.m. Three people, including a child, are in the hospital following a triple shooting in West Philadelphia Saturday morning. Investigators say the shooting occurred on the 100 block of S.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Aug 20

Three Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting

According to Police, the shooting occurred on the 100 block of South 55th Street around 9:30 A.M. Saturday morning.

    Three Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Three men have been injured in a reported triple shooting. According to Police, the shooting occurred on the 100 block of South 55th Street around 9:30 A.M. Saturday morning. One vicitm was shot in the midsection and was taken to the hospital in critical/stable condition.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Aug 20

mrambojr posted 3 photos to Flickr:

Aug 20

  • Reading for Success!

    Ms. Lawrence is asking for $689.67:
    My students need more opportunities to expand their reading in ways that will help them become confident in literacy. A listening center and books will help create a higher interest in reading.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

Aug 19

Young Fathers United

Location: IDAAY, 5548 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, Pa 19139

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Young Fathers United
    The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting regional economic growth, advancing business-friendly public policies, and servicing our members through outstanding programs, benefits and services.
    http://www.greaterphilachamber.com

Aug 18

Suspects Anthony Campbell (left) and Norman Bowen (right) Arrested for Multiple Home Invasion/Robberies in Northwest and Southwest Divisions

Anthony Campbell (left) is 33 years-of-age and is from the 100 block of North Dewey Street. Campbell is charged with multiple robberies and related offenses.

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Norman Bowen (right) is 29 years-of age and is from the 5500 block of Addison Street. Bowen is charged with multiple robberies and related offenses.

    Suspects Anthony Campbell (left) and Norman Bowen (right) Arrested for Multiple Home Invasion/Robberies in Northwest and Southwest Divisions
    On Friday, August 12, 2016, Norman Bowen was taken into custody on an unrelated charge without incident. On Monday, August 15, 2016, Bowen was charged in connection with the following Home Invasions/Robberies.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Aug 18

Police nab second suspect in home invasions

Campbell, of the 100 block of North Dewey Street in West Philadelphia, will be charged with multiple counts of robbery, burglary, conspiracy, and related offenses in connection with eight cases between May 8 and Aug. 8.

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Norman Bowen, 29, of the 5500 block of Addison Street in West Philadelphia, was arrested Friday and charged with the same offenses.

    Police nab second suspect in home invasions
    The second of two suspects in a string of armed home invasions targeting Asian business owners across the city surrendered to police early Wednesday. Anthony Campbell, 33, turned himself in at the Sixth Police District in Center City around 2 a.m., said Lt. John Walker of Southwest Detectives.
    http://www.philly.com

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