30 hours ago

Police investigate shooting in West Philadelphia

It happened near the intersection of 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue.

    Police investigate shooting in West Philadelphia
    Police say a man was shot in the leg in West Philadelphia Friday morning. It happened near the intersection of 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue. The unidentified victim was taken to Presbyterian Hospital. He is listed in stable condition. Police are working to determine why the man was shot.
    http://6abc.com

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Updated Jun 23rd

Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

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Jun. 23-          State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers’-compensation issues, birth and...

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Rosita Youngblood & 39th Police Dist. Capt. Michael Craighead host Community Mtg. at New Hope Temple Baptist Ch., 312 W. Manheim St., 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 866-8696.

Jun. 23-          Councilwoman Cherelle Parker hosts N.W. Community Mtg. at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Ch., Family Life Ctr., 2800 W. Cheltenham Ave., 7 p.m. For info: (215) 686-3454.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 26-          Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., 3 p.m. $30 per person, $50 per couple. Enjoy unlimited beer and fresh Louisiana crawfish. For tickets: RCC (215) 561-0650, Pio Team (215) 356-3092.

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 28-          Mike Parrish for Congress is hosted Reception at Pagano’s Market & Bar, 2001 Market St., 5:30-8 p.m. Hosts include Congressman Bob Brady, State Rep. Dwight Evans and...

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Jul. 9-             State Senate candidate Ross Feinberg hosts Brunch at Pub 36, 7681 Frankford Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $25, Seniors $20, Hosts $50, VIP Sponsors $100.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 23rd
    Jun. 23- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Open House at 2835 Girard Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Help with unemployment, disability and workers'-compensation issues, birth and death certificates, navigating Health & Human Services, voter registration and problems with insurance and utility companies. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 684-3738. Jun. 23- State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

2 days ago

Woman pleads guilty to fatally beating roommate in fight over cleanliness

In her plea in Common Pleas Court, Denise Taylor admitted killing Saundra Barley, 62, of 53rd Street near Arch Street, who earlier that year had allowed Taylor to move in with her.

    Woman pleads guilty to fatally beating roommate in fight over cleanliness
    A 59-year-old West Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to third-degree murder in the November 2014 beating death of her roommate. Denise Taylor also pleaded guilty to possession of an instrument of crime in the death of Saundra Barley, 62, who lived on 53rd Street near Arch and had allowed Taylor to move in with her earlier that year.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Review: 'The Harassment of Iris Malloy' plus West Side rumbles

"The Harassment of iris Malloy" runs through July 10 at People's Light, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. 610-644-3500 or www.peopleslight.org.

    Review: 'The Harassment of Iris Malloy' plus West Side rumbles
    Just what was going on, or not going on, in the U.S. senator's hotel room? And what was that woman doing in there? And who will make money knowing about all this? In Zak Berkman's strong and absorbing play "The Harassment of Iris Malloy," in a smooth world premiere by People's Light in Malvern, the answers to these questions form the ark of the story.
    http://www.newsworks.org

3 days ago

Part-Time Ticket Service Representative, People's Light

Please e-mail, mail or fax resume to the Box Office Manager, Ronald L. Wright Jr., at Wright@peopleslight.org. or Mail: People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. Fax: 610-640-9521, Please, no phone calls.

    Part-Time Ticket Service Representative | Philaculture.org
    The People's Light & Theatre Company in Malvern, PA is now accepting applicants for part-time ticketing service representative positions for our 2015-2016 season.
    https://www.philaculture.org

3 days ago

Woman pleads guilty to fatally beating roommate in fight over cleanliness

Denise Taylor also pleaded guilty to possession of an instrument of crime in the death of Saundra Barley, 62, who lived on 53rd Street near Arch and had allowed Taylor to move in with her earlier that year.

    Woman pleads guilty to fatally beating roommate in fight over cleanliness
    A 59-year-old West Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to third-degree murder in the November 2014 beating death of her roommate. Denise Taylor also pleaded guilty to possession of an instrument of crime in the death of Saundra Barley, 62, who lived on 53rd Street near Arch and had allowed Taylor to move in with her earlier that year.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Role of County Government in Berks

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    Role of County Government in Berks
    Jill Horner speaks with Chairman of the Board of Berks County Commissioners Christian Leinbach (www.countyofberks.com) about the vital role of County Government in Berks County. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Greater Reading June 2016 Events

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    Greater Reading June 2016 Events
    Jill Horner speaks with Lisa Haggerty, Marketing Manager, Go Greater Reading (www.gogreaterreading.com) about June 2016 events in Greater Reading and Berks County. Follow on Facebook.com/GreaterReadingCVB and on Twitter @readingberkspa. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

PA State Police Troop L New Commander

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    PA State Police Troop L New Commander
    Copy Embed Code Jill Horner speaks with Captain Kristal Turner-Childs, the new Commander of Pennsylvania State Police Troop L (www.psp.pa.gov) and the first PA State Police African-American Female Troop Commander about community policing and the need to recruit state police cadets (www.patrooper.com). Follow on Twitter @PASTATEPOLICE. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

PA Transportation Priorities and Local Needs

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    PA Transportation Priorities and Local Needs
    Jill Horner speaks with Gail Landis, VP Government and Community Relations, Greater Reading Chamber (www.GreaterReadingChamber.org) about the importance of transportation infrastructure to the Berks economy and how local needs fit into PennDOT Transportation Priorities for the state. Follow on Facebook.com/GreaterReadingChamber. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Economic Growth in Greater Reading

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    Economic Growth in Greater Reading
    Jill Horner speaks with Deb Heffner, EDP, Economic Development Coordinator, Greater Reading Economic Partnership (www.greaterreading.com) about efforts to grow and retain local businesses in Greater Reading while attracting foreign businesses. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors

35 N 60th Street, Warminster, PA 15237, 40.2067884, -75.099807

    Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors
    Jill Horner speaks with Helen Sajer, President, Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc. (www.pawoundedwarriors.org) about its efforts to provide financial support and social activities for wounded veterans and their families. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Animal Rescue League of Berks County Pet Foster Program

35 N 60th Street, Reading, PA 15237, 40.3356483, -75.92687469999998

    Animal Rescue League of Berks County Pet Foster Program
    Jill Horner speaks with Julie Reber, Foster Program Coordinator, Animal Rescue League of Berks County (www.berksarl.org), about its ARL Angels foster program for pets and other animals who need temporary homes. Recorded on April 11, 2016.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Brian Harman, Dir. , Corporate and Community Giving, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation, and Tabitha Kelly, Senior CAD Designer Dawood Engineering, Inc. www.givetochidrens.org www.givetochildrens.org/walk
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Society for Contemporary Craft

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Society for Contemporary Craft
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Janet L. McCall, Executive Director, Contemporary Craft. www.contemporarycraft.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with John F. McCabe, President & CEO, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. www.soldiersandsailorshall.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Childrens Fest

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Childrens Fest
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Pamela Komar, Director of Theater, Music and Youth Programming, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, and Charlene Petrelli, President, EQT Foundation about the Children's Festival. www.TrustArts.org/pghkids
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Autism Speaks Greater Pittsburgh Chapter

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Autism Speaks Greater Pittsburgh Chapter
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Cathy Hughes, Senior Coordinator, ,and Elizabeth Molnar, Walk Manager, Autism Speaks Greater Pittsburgh Chapter. www.autismspeaks.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Save Jon

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Save Jon
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Lisa Boyette, MD, PhD, Co-founder and CEO, SAVE JON, Inc. www.save-jon.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

South Hills Interfaith Movement

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    South Hills Interfaith Movement
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Ilene Potashman Cohen, Director of Philanthropic Engagement, South Hills Interfaith Movement. www.shimcares.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Community College of Allegheny County

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Community College of Allegheny County
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Amy Kuntz, Chair, CCAC Board of Trustees. www.ccac.edu
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Esther Bush, President and CEO, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. www.ulpgh.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Community Living and Support Services

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Community Living and Support Services
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Al Condeluci, Chief Executive Officer, Community Living and Support Services. www.classcommunity.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Matt Smith, President, Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce. www.PittsburghChamber.com
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Delta Foundation

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Delta Foundation
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Gary Van Horn, Delta Foundation. www.deltafoundation.us
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Allegheny County Executive

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Allegheny County Executive
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive, Allegheny County PA. www.alleghenycounty.us
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

KidsVoice

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    KidsVoice
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Scott Hollander, Executive Director, KidsVoice. www.kidsvoice.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Rainbow Kitchen

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 15237, 40.5569121, -80.01995620000002

    Rainbow Kitchen
    Host Tonia Caruso talks with Jay Srini & Nick Willocks, Board of Directors Members, Rainbow Kitchen Community Services. www.rainbowkitchen.org
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Grieving Children

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19129, 40.0149824, -75.18663959999998

    Grieving Children
    Jill Horner speaks with Darcy Walker Krause, Executive Director of The Center for Grieving Children, about making our city stronger, one child at a time. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded April 21, 2016 http://www.grievingchildren.org http://www.facebook.com/CGCPhiladelphia http://www.twitter.com/CGCPhiladelphia
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Get HYPE Philly!

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, 39.9531865, -75.1749671

    Get HYPE Philly!
    Jill Horner speaks with Dwayne Wharton, Director of External Affairs for The Food Trust, about Get HYPE Philly! Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded April 21, 2016 http://www.thefoodtrust.org http://www.gethypephilly.org http://www.facebook.com/thefoodtrust http://www.twitter.com/thefoodtrust
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Anti-Poverty Strategy

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, 39.9396284, -75.18663959999998

    Anti-Poverty Strategy
    Jill Horner speaks with Otis Bullock, Executive Director of Diversified Community Services, about a two-generation anti-poverty strategy. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded April 21, 2016 http://www.dcsphila.org http://www.facebook.com/DCSphila http://www.twitter.com/dcsphila
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Philadelphia Community of Leaders

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 39.9350642, -75.15161940000002

    Philadelphia Community of Leaders
    Jill Horner speaks with Ali Salahuddin, with Philadelphia Community of Leaders, about celebrating African-American culture throughout the year. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded April 21, 2016 http://www.philadelphiacommunityofleaders.org http://www.facebook.com/PhilaCOL http://www.twitter.com/PhilaCOL
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Write On!

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146, 39.9396284, -75.18663959999998

    Write On!
    Jill Horner speaks with Tim Whitaker, Executive Director of Mighty Writers, about Write On!, July 26, 2016. Follow on Facebook and Twitter for updates and details. Recorded April 21, 2016 http://www.mightywriters.org http://www.facebook.com/mightywriters http://www.twitter.com/mightywriters
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Wanda Mial of ACHIEVEability

35 N 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139, 39.962839, -75.24031400000001

    Breaking the Cycle of Poverty with Wanda Mial of ACHIEVEability
    According to the most recent U.S. Census, the nation´s poverty rate was 14.8 percent in 2014. That national percentage has not changed for four years. A discussion about breaking the cycle of poverty with Wanda, Executive Director of ACHIEVEability. In discussing communities with high levels of poverty Mial stated that they "are also ridden [...]
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Two Projects Coming to Spruce Street, West of 50th Street

Less than a block away, at 5128 Spruce St., we found a second empty lot which might be getting a new building soon.

...neighborhood churches in West Philadelphia, the Church of the Holy Apostles and The Mediator, at 51st & Spruce...

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...two residential projects that were coming up on the ZBA calendar. Both are located on Spruce Street past 50th, and both lots are sitting vacant. The first project we investigated is located at 5037...

...50th, and both lots are sitting vacant. The first project we investigated is located at 5037 Spruce St., which actually hasn't been vacant for all that long. As recently as 2014, an...

...are two new buildings nearby that this developer may try to emulate at 5027 and 5038 Spruce. Both were built within the past 3 years and both are owned by Wilson-Drake...

5027 Spruce St. kind of sticks out, especially with that different roof height and no porch

    Two Projects Coming to Spruce Street, West of 50th Street
    A few weeks ago, we noticed two residential projects that were coming up on the ZBA calendar. Both are located on Spruce Street past 50th, and both lots are sitting vacant. The first project we investigated is located at 5037 Spruce St., which actually hasn't been vacant for all that long.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 days ago

Updated 3 days ago

Police search for armed robbers in West Philadelphia

The men walked into the Walnut Food Market on the 5600 block of Walnut Street last week.

    Police search for armed robbers in West Philadelphia
    Detectives are looking for a pair of armed thieves who robbed a West Philadelphia market. The men walked into the Walnut Food Market on the 5600 block of Walnut Street last week. One pulled out a gun and the other went behind the counter and took $500 from the cash register.
    http://6abc.com

  • On the videother it says this is on the 5200 block, but this article says the 5600 block. Let's get the facts straight.

4 days ago

ACHIEVEability added 17 new photos to the alb...

21 S 61st St

    ACHIEVEability
    ACHIEVEability, Philadelphia, PA. 2,931 likes · 23 talking about this · 82 were here. ACHIEVEability breaks the cycle of poverty for families, helping...
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4 days ago

Police: Police: Suspects sought in Cobbs Creek food market armed robbery

It happened back on June 14th at the Walnut Food Market in the 5200 block of Walnut Street.

    Police: Suspects sought in Cobbs Creek food market armed robbery
    Police are asking the public's help in identifying two males wanted for allegedly robbing a food market in Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek neighborhood. It happened back on June 14th at the Walnut Food Market in the 5200 block of Walnut Street. Police say two black males, one armed with a pink and black handgun entered the store.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

Cops: Suspect With Pink And Black Handgun Wanted In Market Robbery

Authorities say around 3:15 p.m. on June 14, the men entered the Walnut Food Market on the 5200 block of Walnut Street.

    Cops: Suspect With Pink And Black Handgun Wanted In Market Robbery
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are on the hunt for two men accused of robbing a market in Philadelphia. Authorities say around 3:15 p.m. on June 14, the men entered the Walnut Food Market on the 5200 block of Walnut Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Robbery in the 18th District [VIDEO]

...handgun (with a pink frame and a black slide) entered Walnut Food Market located at 5262 Walnut Street. Once inside one suspect holds the employee, a 39 year-old male, at gunpoint while...

    Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Robbery in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 3:15 pm, two unknown black males armed with a handgun (with a pink frame and a black slide) entered Walnut Food Market located at 5262 Walnut Street. Once inside one suspect holds the employee, a 39 year-old male, at gunpoint while the second suspect went behind the counter and takes $500 from the cash register.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

4 days ago

Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 18th District [VIDEO]

...handgun (with a pink frame and a black slide) entered Walnut Food Market located at 5262 Walnut Street. Once inside one suspect holds the employee, a 39 year-old male, at gunpoint while...

    Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 3:15 pm, two unknown males armed with a handgun (with a pink frame and a black slide) entered Walnut Food Market located at 5262 Walnut Street. Once inside one suspect holds the employee, a 39 year-old male, at gunpoint while the second suspect went behind the counter and takes $500 from the cash register.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

5 days ago

Volunteers Tutors Needed for Adult Education Agency

229 N. 63rd Street

    Volunteers Tutors Needed for Adult Education Agency - SERVE Philadelphia
    The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service
    http://volunteer.phila.gov

5 days ago

Old-Ass Building: Sentman Motor Company

5630 Chestnut

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Butt-Fugly Building of the Week: 2400 Chestnut

    Philaphilia: Old-Ass Building: Sentman Motor Company
    newest tour where we will loop around the Center City-University City connecting points and I'll tell you all about the past, present, and future of what's there. If you've been on any of my other tours, you know that I'll have plenty to tell you that you didn't already know.
    http://philaphilia.blogspot.com

5 days ago

In West Philly, An Old Auto Showroom With A Medical Condition

Due to its shape and design, this old curious bird at 5600 block of Chestnut Street gives the impression of being a reused movie theater. But looks can be deceiving and...

...Their new digs would rise at the western edge of Abraham Leibovitz’s property at 5630-36 Chestnut Street, strategically placed to be close to the El stop and on a high-traffic street...

...office operations. Finally, in 1984, the Chilton Company vacated the 62-year-old plant at 56th and Chestnut, putting 230 people out of work. The company would also vacate the old Sentman building...

During these years, however, the building was better known for its headline tenant, the offices of Pennsylvania State Senator Hardy Williams. In 1987, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the Senator had profited by renting his previous office, 5137 Walnut Street–a building he owned–from himself.

    In West Philly, An Old Auto Showroom With A Medical Condition
    Due to its shape and design, this old curious bird at 5600 block of Chestnut Street gives the impression of being a reused movie theater. But looks can be deceiving and heavy fenestration alterations have shrouded this early 20th century building in mystery, until now.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

5 days ago

Philly's public pools open this week

Cobbs Creek (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Mill Creek (5100 Parrish St., 19139)

This article has 63 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Max Myers (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Samuel (3459 Gaul St., 19134)

Cohox (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Feltonville (231-37 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Awbury (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

Mander (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Vare (2600 Morris St, 19145)

Fox Chase (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Lawncrest (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Pleasant (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Francisville (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Lee (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Christy (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Jardel (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Vogt (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

N. Liberties (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

McVeigh (400-64 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Lonnie Young (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Kendrick (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

East Poplar (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Ridgway (1301 Carpenter St., 19147)

Lackman (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Barry (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Anderson (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Bridesburg (4601 Richmond St., 19137)

Ziehler (200-64 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

Hunting Park (900 W. Hunting Park Ave., 19140)

Morris Estate (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Gathers (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Penrose (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Myers (5803 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

* Pickett (5700 Wayne Ave, 19144)

* Sayre (5835 Spruce St., 19139)

Jacobs (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Heitzman (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Schmidt (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Scanlon (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Dendy (1501-39 N. 10th St., 19122)

Murphy (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Kingsessing (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

39th and Olive (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Hancock (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Amos (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Athletic (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Chew (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Sacks (400 Washington Ave., 19147)

Tustin (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

Shepard (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

American Legion (6201 Torresdale Ave, 19135)

Piccoli (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shuler (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

ML King (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Ford (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

Lederer (1219-25 E. Montgomery Ave., 19125)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

12th and Cambria (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

Cherashore (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

Belfield (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

CB Moore (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Stinger Square (3200 Dickinson St. , 19146)

    Philly's public pools open this week
    It's the first day of astronomical summer, the temperature is heating up and, just in time, Philadelphia's public pools are about to open. The city's 70 free public pools - the most per-capita of any city in the country - start to open on Wednesday. All of the pools will open by July 1.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

THE HARASSMENT OF IRIS MALLOY (People’s Light): A male perspective on the socio-economics of sexual politics

[Steinbright Stage, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern, PA] June 15-July 10, 2016; www.peopleslight.org.

    THE HARASSMENT OF IRIS MALLOY (People's Light): A male perspective on the socio-economics of sexual politics
    In a culture where everyone wants to be a winner, do the hardships of single motherhood, the economic disparities between the income of men and women, and the desire for a better life justify lies, opportunism, and destroying the careers and reputations of oneself and others?
    http://phindie.com

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Jun. 30-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Holy Temple COGIC 6000 Callowhill St., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

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Jun. 16-          Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income).

Jun. 18-         State Rep. Vanessa Brown hosts Gospelrama at Clara Muhammad Pk., 47th & Lancaster Ave. For info: (215) 877-1530.

Jun. 22-          Philly Ad Club hosts “Celebrating Phila” at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Topic: DNC. Speakers: Ed Rendell, Meryl Levitz, Kevin Washo and Brian Tierney.

Jun. 23-          State Rep. Lynwood Savage hosts “How to Pay for College Workshop” at Vine Memorial Bapt. Ch., 5600 W. Girard Ave., 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments. For info: (215) 879-6640.

Jun. 23-          Uptown Hall of Fame holds Awards Program at CBS 3, 1515 Hamilton St. For info: (215) 236-1878.

...Fund, Grands as Parents, Uptown Entertainment Development Corp. & Fratorheru Inst. Present “Health & Wellness Fair” at 2231 N. Broad St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. AIDS, blood-pressure, diabetes screening & much more. Music, used...

Jun. 27-          Malcolm Kenyatta, Phila. NOW & Grands as Parents host “Unleashing N. Philly: Changing the Outcomes for Children Managing Trauma” at Berean Baptist Ch., 2101 N. Broad St., 608 p.m. For info: (267) 579-2264.

Jun. 29-          State Rep candidate Jim Pio hosts Crawfish Boil at 7363 Claridge St., starting 3 p.m. Tickets $30, couples $50. Buy tickets in advance. For info: Republican City Committee (215) 561-0650) or Pio for PA Team (215) 356-3092.

Jul. 4-              Stenton Mansion hosts 4th of July Celebration at 4601 N. 18th St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Make your own ice cream. To register: (215) 329-7312.

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info: Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or Wbrown@Pahouse.Net.

Sep. 27-           Asian American Chamber of Commerce hosts Award Banquet at Sheraton-University City, 3549 Chestnut St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $65. For info: (215) 642-2333.

    Updated Jun 16th
    Jun. 16- Jobs with Justice hosts Solidarity Awards Dinner at AFSCME Dist. 1199C, 1315 Locust St., 5:30. Honoring Councilmen Bill Greenlee and Wilson Goode, Jr., Ken Washington, Karen Schermerhorn and George Ricchezza. Open bar. Tickets $45 ($30 for low/fixed income). Jun. 18- State Sen. Anthony Williams & State Rep.
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