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Without trust between cops and citizens, we're just running in circles

...torturous drip after torturous drip of conflicting information: Tate-Brown was stopped by police on Frankford Avenue near Magee in Mayfair for not having his lights on. No, he was stopped because his vehicle...

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Withouttrust between cops and citizens, we're just running in circles

...torturous drip after torturous drip of conflicting information: Tate-Brown was stopped by police on Frankford Avenue near Magee in Mayfair for not having his lights on. No, he was stopped because his vehicle...

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Tonight the Mayfair Civic Association unanimously opposed a conversation of a si...

Tonight the Mayfair Civic Association unanimously opposed a conversation of a single family home at Cottman and Brous to a duplex. Said property is owned by an out of state owner with plans...

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...levels. The Civic also approved the legalization of a preexisting fence around a church at Shelmire and Rowland. Another applicant, a gas station seeking to add prepared food at Robbins and Frankford was...

...at Shelmire and Rowland. Another applicant, a gas station seeking to add prepared food at Robbins and Frankford was unprepared to present and will seek a continuance...

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Map: The most dangerous places for pedestrians in each City Council district

District 6 | Frankford and Cottman

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9th and Market

...saw 16 crashes between 2008 and 2013, which mostly took place around the intersection of 9th and Filbert. There were 3 mid-block crashes under the overpass at The Gallery. The impending renovation...

Broad and Snyder

...Broad obscures lines of sight, resulting in dangerous conditions for pedestrians. Three blocks south, at Broad and Ritner, it’s the same situation. Councilman Johnson and Councilman Squilla both border Broad Street, and...

Other key areas with high numbers of crashes in Councilman Kenyatta Johnson's 2nd District include Chestnut Street at 17th and 22nd, and the Woodland Ave. corridor, particularly at 58th St.

34th and Spruce

Other sections of Spruce and multiple intersections along 40th Street and Chestnut Street also made the top ten list.

56th and Market

Broad and Lehigh

District 5 | Broad and Girard

The second worst location was Broad and Lehigh (pictured), with 13th crashes, followed by Broad and Erie with 12. Broad, Erie, and Germantown is a particularly busy intersection bustling with commercial activity...

Frankford and Rhawn

Tied for the most dangerous locations in the 7th District, represented by Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, were Kensington and Lehigh (pictured) and Kensington and Allegheny, with 11 collisions each. The intersection at Lehigh is on the border of the 1st and 7th Council Districts.

...at the intersections, and both of these intersections are under the El. The intersection at Front and Dauphin also showed up on the list of top crash locations in the 7th District, and...

Wayne and Chelten

5th and Godfrey

District 9 | Broad and Olney

...Tasco. The third most dangerous intersection in the 9th District is a block away at Broad and Chew, and the second was at 5th and Olney, which also made the citywide top 10...

...9th District is a block away at Broad and Chew, and the second was at 5th and Olney, which also made the citywide top 10. Click here to read about some of the...

Bustleton and Verree

The 10100 block of Bustleton Ave in Councilman Brian O'Neill's 10th District witnessed 9 crashes, 6 of which took place mid-block on Bustleton, and 3 of which took place at the intersection with Verree. 

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More questions on cop-involved shooting

They left Internal Affairs perplexed over inconsistencies that seemed to emerge in a handful of statements from four eyewitnesses who were in Mayfair on Dec. 15, when Tate-Brown was fatally shot after he fought with two patrol cops on Frankford Avenue near Magee.

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There's a lot going on in Mayfair this weekend, starting with: TONIGHT - TONIGH...

TONIGHT starting at 6pm at the Parish Pub (3510 Cottman avenue), there will be a benefit for an extremely dedicated Mayfair community volunteer undergoing some...

3. 2901 Cottman avenue - Residential - To convert a Single Family Home to a Duplex

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1. 7501 Frankford avenue - Commercial - Life Victory Church - Seeking Legalization of a 6' high fence

2. 6300 Frankford avenue - Commercial - Express Fuel - Seeking Special Exemption for Food Prep including Serving Hot Food at a Gas Station

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More inconsistencies alleged in police account of Brandon Tate Brown's death

Police officials have maintained that the officers pulled Tate-Brown over on Frankford Avenue near Magee because his car headlights were out. However, the police statement made no mention of license...

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MISSING: 17-Year-Old Female Last Seen At George Washington High

Miesha Overton was last seen at George Washington High School at 10175 Bustleton Avenue, and resides on the 1100 block of Alcott Street.

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Miesha Overton was last seen at George Washington High School at 10175 Bustleton Avenue, and resides on the 1100 block of Alcott Street.

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Lawyer says inconsistencies mount in police account of Brandon Tate Brown's death

Police officials have maintained that the officers pulled Tate-Brown over on Frankford Avenue near Magee because his car headlights were out. They made no mention of license-plate discrepancies. Yet...

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Updated Feb. 26th

Mar. 5-           Republican City Committee hosts Cocktail Party for State Rep candidate Martina White at RCC, 3525 Cottman Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. House Majority Backers $50, House Majority Sponsors $100, House Majority Champions $250, House Majority Winners $500.

Mar. 11-         Democratic 53rd Ward hosts Candidate meet & Greet at Nick’s Roast Beef, 2212 Cottman Ave., Banquet Rm., rear entrance, 7 p.m. Light refreshments. Tickets $35.

Mar. 29-         53rd & 35th Wards Republican Committees host Fundraiser at Reale’s, 7233 Frankford Ave., 2-6 p.m. Food, beer, wine, soda, dance & live music by the Blu Dogz...

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Feb. 26-          Al Schmidt for City Commissioner holds Campaign Kickoff at Fire Fighters’ Union Ha., 415 N. 5th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Parking 400 bl. Willow St. Suggested contribution $40.

Feb. 26-          Friends of State Rep. Jim Roebuck host Birthday Bash at Warmdaddy’s, 1400 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Roebuck was named Phila. Life Magazine’s Legislator of the Year for 2013. Jazz group and soul food! (610) 329-6826.

Feb. 26-          PFCU PAC hosts Reception for Christine Hope For Judge at 1600 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsorship $100-$500, payable to Friends of Christine Hope 2015. For info Pamela T. Ewing (267) 885-6154.

Feb. 26-          Alliance of Community Service Providers hosts Comedy Show at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 6-8 p.m. Emcee Theresa Hummel-Krallinger, featuring Chris Rich and Chris Coccia. RSVP...

Feb. 26-          Congressman Bob Brady hosts Reception for State Sen. Tina Tartaglione at FOP Ha., 11630 Caroline Rd., 7-9 p.m. Tickets $100, Silver $500, Gold $1,000; candidates $250.

Feb. 26-          Democratic 56th Ward Committee hosts Petition Signing Party at Mediterranean 2000 Restaurant, 8026 Bustleton Ave., 7 p.m. Candidates $100; non-candidates $35 in advance, $40 at door. Send requests...

...non-candidates $35 in advance, $40 at door. Send requests to John P. Sabatina, Sr., 7720 Castor Ave., 2nd fl., Phila., PA 19152.  Checks payable to “The Friends of the 56th Ward...

Feb. 27-          N.E. Phila. Democratic Cl. hosts Petition Party at Maggie’s Waterfront Café, 9242 N. Delaware Ave., 7-10 p.m. Hosts 1,000, Sponsors $500, tickets $100. Checks payable to “N...

Feb. 27-          Phila. Chinatown Development Corp. hosts Fundraiser Banquet at Ocean City Restaurant, 234 N. 9th St. For info Ping Ho Lee (215) 922-2156.

Feb. 28-          9th Ward Democratic Committee hosts fundraiser at Venetian Cl., 8030 Germantown Ave., 7-10 p.m. Enjoy great homemade Italian food. Candidates are welcome to bring petitions. Tickets are $50. Hosts $100, sponsors $250.

Mar. 4-            Republican Happy Hour at Paddy Whack’s, 9241-43 Roosevelt Blvd. (behind N.E. Shopping Ctr.), 5:30-8 p.m. Free event. Candidates welcome.

Mar. 5-           Phila. Public Record honors Sheriff Jewell Williams as Public Servant of the Year at Swan Caterers, Waterfall Rm., Snyder Ave. & Water St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50, open bar and International  buffet. For info John David (267) 259-6657 or 215-755-2000.

Mar. 5-           8th Ward Democrats host Fundraiser & Petition Signing at Gran Caffè L’Acquila, 1716 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100. For info (610) 730-8622.

Mar. 5-           John Parsons & Charles Calvanese host Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at Macaroni’s Restaurant, 9315 Old Bustleton Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Host Committee $250, Individuals $100. RSVP by Feb. 26 (215) 447-3140.

...Into College: Phila.’s Pre-College Conference” at U. of Sciences, McNeil Science & Tech. Ctr., 45th St. & Woodland Ave.,  9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Open for students and families Grade Focus: 8th...

...Elaine Tomlin’s 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable...

...Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable to 42nd Democratic Ward...

Mar. 7-           State Sen. Art Haywood Campaign For Working Families offers Free Tax Preparation Services for Families with income up to $53,000 and individuals with an income up to $20,000. Upper Rm. Baptist Ch., 7236 Ogontz Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mar. 7-           Ward 40-A Annual Spring Fling at Italian-American Bocce Club, 2001 Point Breeze Ave. from 4-8 p.m. $50 at the door or checks payable to Treasurer Bob Stewart 267-968-6182.

Mar. 8-           65th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 1 p.m. Tickets $30. For info John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Mar. 10-         Americans for Democratic Action host Mayoral Forum at Friends Ctr., MLK Rm., 1515 Cherry St., 7 p.m.

Mar. 11-         Lt. Gov. Michael J. Stack III hosts Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at the Palm, 200 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Suggested contributions $2,900 Host, $1,000 Sponsor, $500 VIP, $250 friend. Tickets $100. RSVP  ncustodio@thewsgroup.com.

Mar. 14-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at LaSalle U., 2 Penn Blvd., enter from Penn Blvd. and park in Lot J, 1-3 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 14-         Pentecostal Clergy of Phila. & Vicinity host Fellowship Dinner at Chestnut Hill Ch., 1159 E. Chelten Ave., 4 p.m. Keynote speakers Bishop Ernest Morris, civic speaker State Sen. Anthony Williams. Donation $50, tables $500. For info Dorothy Sturgis (215) 991-9830.

Mar. 14-         Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts 58th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Townsend Rm., 12273 Townsend Rd., 7 p.m. Full buffet, open bar, DJ, 50/50, Chinese auction. Candidates invited. For tickets Mike Kates (267) 784-5902 or Mjkdad3@Comcast.net.

Mar. 17-         Linda Kerns hosts Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at her office, Academy Ho., 1420 Locust St. (15th St. entrance), Su. 200, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $25, $50, $100. For info (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         Young Professionals host Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at Mac’s Tavern, 226 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $100, Hosts $250, Yrs $50. (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Phila., 1939 W. Venango St., 6-8 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Mark Cohen & 2nd Dist. Police Capt. Thomas McLean hold Town Hall Mtg. at Lawncrest Rec Ctr., 6000 Rising Sun Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 342-2167.

Mar. 31-         United Republican Cl. hosts Republican Party Cigar Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., starting 6 p.m. $95 fee includes cigars, open bar, food, free valet parking, jazz trio, prizes and special guests. For info or to advertise in program book (215) 561-0650.

Apr. 2-            Young Involved Phila. hosts City Council Candidate Convention at WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. For tickets yip.ticketleap.com.

Apr. 3-            38th Ward Spring Fling Beef & Beer at Franklin’s Pub, 3521 Bowman St., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation  $20, Sponsor $250, Friend $100.

Apr. 4-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Brown’s ShopRite Community Rm., 3400 Fox St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Apr. 15-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Bernadette Wyche host 24th & 46th Ward Mtg. at The Enterprise Ctr., 4548 Market St., 6 p.m.

Apr. 18-      Donald “Ducky” Birts’ Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. For info David D. Birts (215) 605-7102.

May 16-          Pre-Election Day Prayer & Praise Breakfast for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Pinn Mem. Ch., 2257 N. 54th St., Register 8 a.m., Program 9-11 a.m., Exhibition & Fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at door, students $25. For info (215) 273-1924.

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