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“Glen’s Village”: Must-see doc on West Philly kid, his mom and redemption

...the mini-documentary Glen’s Village, a film about a kid who grew up around 52nd and Haverford, was dealing crack by the 9th grade and is now, thanks to the strength of...

    "Glen's Village": Must-see doc on West Philly kid, his mom and redemption | West Philly Local
    Posted on 03 August 2015 OK, first thing ... You need to carve 30 minutes out of your day and watch the mini-documentary Glen's Village, a film about a kid who grew up around 52nd and Haverford, was dealing crack by the 9th grade and is now, thanks to the strength of his mother and himself, a student at Penn.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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How to get your farmers market fix this week

• Get a free tour of the 52nd and Haverford market at 1 p.m., plus cooking demos. (Haverford Avenue and North 52nd Street, 1-5 p.m.)

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• Learn the layout of the market at Park and Tabor during a free 5 p.m. tour. (Park Avenue and Tabor Road, 2-6 p.m.)

• Make the most of green beans, okra, cukes and more by taking in the cooking demos at the Frankford Transportation Center and West Oak Lane markets. Plus, you can explore both markets during respective 2 p.m tour. (Bustleton and Frankford avenues, 2-6 p.m.; Ogontz Avenue and Walnut Lane, 1-5 p.m.)

• Make the most of green beans, okra, cukes and more by taking in the cooking demos at the Frankford Transportation Center and West Oak Lane markets. Plus, you can explore both markets during respective 2 p.m tour. (Bustleton and Frankford avenues, 2-6 p.m.; Ogontz Avenue and Walnut Lane, 1-5 p.m.)

• The 4th and Lehigh market is showcasing seasonal ingredients in cooking demonstrations. (4th Street and West Lehigh Avenue, 1-4 p.m.)

• The 58th and Chester market is holding a 2 p.m. tour and free cooking demos. (58th Street and Chester Avenue, 2-6 p.m.)

• Cooking demos at the 26th and Allegheny market will feature summer favorites. (26th and Allegheny Streets, 1-5 p.m.)

...m., as well as a fresh produce drive for the community health care organization Bebashi. (43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue, 3-7 p.m...

• Take a free tour of the Oxford Circle market at 2 p.m., and stick around for cooking demos. (900 E. Howell St., 2-6 p.m.)

• Check out the pilot farmers market at Chester Community Hospital. (2900 9th St., Chester; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.)

...live music from the Manuel Jimenez Quartet and the debut of the extended market along 43rd Street and Chester Avenue. (43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue, 10 a.m.-2 p.m...

    How to get your farmers market fix this week
    And how to score $4 in Philly Food Bucks.
    http://citypaper.net

8 hours ago

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

...am, an employee, a 23 year-old male, for a Metro PCS store located at 9 South 60th Street had opened the store and shortly after opening an unknown male entered and approached the...

    Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Robbery in the 18th District [VIDEO]
    Southwest Detective Division is looking to identify and located the suspect who robbed a Metro PCS in Cobbs Creek. On Friday, July 31, 2015, at 9:50 am, an employee, a 23 year-old male, for a Metro PCS store located at 9 South 60th Street had opened the store and shortly after opening an unknown male entered and approached the cash register demanding money while reaching inside his pocket as if he had a weapon.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

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

  • Comfy, Cozy Readers!

    Mrs. Mykytiuch is asking for $784.00:
    My students need cozy couches to relax in the library center so they can build their joy and love for reading while building their literacy skills in a relaxing space!
    Henry C Lea Elementary School Comment
  • Global Awareness

    Mrs. Spears-Benedetto is asking for $539.05:
    My students need Scholastic News, Nonfiction Readers about American Symbols, and TIME For Kids, so they can develop an awareness of the world around them.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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DUI Driver Suspected in Philly Hit-Run that Injured Teen

...of a vehicle wanted in a hit-and-run that had occurred minutes before at 57th Street and Westminster Avenue, police said...

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Police said officers from West Philadelphia's 16th District, headquartered at 39th Street and Lancaster Avenue, pulled over a gold Buick LeSabre when they spotted the car driving recklessly with heavy...

    DUI Driver Suspected in Philly Hit-Run that Injured Teen
    A person arrested for driving under the influence in West Philadelphia early Saturday morning is suspected of hitting a 17-year-old boy, critically injuring him, and leaving the scene minutes before police pulled him over, authorities said Saturday afternoon.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

  • Listening Center

    Ms. Punches is asking for $676.54:
    My students need a listening center to improve fluency skills and headphones for privacy. My students also need books with Cd's to use at the listening center.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

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Community Science Carnival this Saturday

The location is 5240 Chestnut Street, at the White Rock Baptist Church Gym. See the flier below for more information.

    Community Science Carnival this Saturday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 31 July 2015 Families are invited this Saturday (Aug. 1) to participate in hands-on activities and have fun at the 3rd annual Community Science Carnival organized by White Rock Baptist Church and the Ernest E. Just Biomedical Society at the University of Pennsylvania. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

3 days ago

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: July 31 – Aug 2

5240 Chestnut Street

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222 N. 20th Street

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

101 S. Columbus Blvd.

    Weekend Phillyfun Picks: July 31 - Aug 2 - PhillyFun4Kids
    Last weekend of the month and first weekend of August means lots of fun for Philly families with free museum admission, free science and mess festivals, a celebration of African culture and so much more! Community Science Festival Saturday August 1st 11am - 3pm Rock Baptist Church Gym 5240 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA The free ...
    http://www.phillyfun4kids.com

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