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Our monthly meeting is on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:00PM at Guerin Recreation Center....

Our monthly meeting is on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:00PM at Guerin Recreation Center. We are hosting a Rain Barrel workshop with the Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Horticulture Center. Please register online so we have enough materials for everyone. Come to find out how to get a free rain barrel.

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The scheduled Business Socials have been suspended and will be rescheduled under...

The scheduled Business Socials have been suspended and will be rescheduled under a new format. We'll be posting information soon.

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Suspect sought in Point Breeze apartment burglary

It happened on July 25 inside an apartment building on the 1200 block of South Carlisle street.

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Tonight at the SOSNA Office: the Police Community Meeting. Directly following th...

Tonight at the SOSNA Office: the Police Community Meeting. Directly following the Police Community Meeting we will be hosting a Town Watch Group Patrol for those of you interested in joining Town Watch!

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Neighborhood gatherings 10-23-2014

...a Police Service Area 1 meeting 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian St.; a Community Meeting with police chaplains 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at the District; and...

Newbold Neighbors Association holds a General Meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

Passyunk Square Civic Association hosts the South Philly Language Exchange Open Table 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23 at Taquitos de Puebla, 1149 S. Ninth St.; and a Flea Market 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Columbus Square Park, 12th and Reed streets. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

St. Charles Senior Community Center, 1941 Christian St., celebrates national accreditation 11 a.m. Oct. 24 with guests state Rep. Jordan Harris and 2nd District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.

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1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a Police Service Area 2 meeting 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Barry Playground, 1800 Bigler St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

1st Police District, 24th and Wolf streets, holds a Police Service Area 2 meeting 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at Barry Playground, 1800 Bigler St. 215-686-3010. phillypolice.com/districts/1st.

Bella Vista Neighbors Association holds a free Pumpkin Painting 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 outside the Palumbo Rec. Center, 10th and Fitzwater streets. 215-627-0057. info@btw.org. bvtw.org.

Christ Church,  10th and Kimball streets, holds a Flea Market 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 25. Call 215-389-2281 or 267-549-8404 for more info.

Friends of Hawthorne Park hold a meeting 6:30 Oct. 27 at the park, weather permitting (12th and Catharine streets), and at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St., if it’s cold or rainy.

Friends of Hawthorne Park hold a meeting 6:30 Oct. 27 at the park, weather permitting (12th and Catharine streets), and at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St., if it’s cold or rainy.

Girard Estate Area Residents host a Halloween Fall Fest noon-4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Girard Park, 2101 W. Shunk St. Costumes encouraged and there will be refreshments, a disk jockey, dance contest and pumpkin patch.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association holds a Zoning and Planning Meeting 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Fumo Family Branch Library, 2437 S. Broad St. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org.

Passyunk Square Civic Association hosts the South Philly Language Exchange Open Table 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23 at Taquitos de Puebla, 1149 S. Ninth St.; and a Flea Market 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Columbus Square Park, 12th and Reed streets. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., hosts a Halloween Party with QVK9 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23 at O’Neals Pub, 611 S. Third St. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., hosts a Halloween Party with QVK9 7-9 p.m. Oct. 23 at O’Neals Pub, 611 S. Third St. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org.

South Broad Street Neighborhood Association holds the Great Pumpkin Carve No. 3 noon-3 p.m. Oct. 25 in front of Jefferson Methodist Hospital, 2301 S. Broad St. rettuzp@comcast.net. sbsna.org.

...Triangle Treat Pumpkin Painting 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Grays Ferry Triangle, 23rd and South streets; and a Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at its office...

West Passyunk Neighbors Association calls for volunteers to help spread compost and plant flowers and bulbs at the Melrose (16th Street and West Passyunk Avenue) and Lambert (West Passyunk Avenue and Wolf Street) gardens 9:30 a.m. Oct. 25. westpassyunk.blogspot.com.

West Passyunk Neighbors Association calls for volunteers to help spread compost and plant flowers and bulbs at the Melrose (16th Street and West Passyunk Avenue) and Lambert (West Passyunk Avenue and Wolf Street) gardens 9:30 a.m. Oct. 25. westpassyunk.blogspot.com.

Whitman Council holds a service area meeting with a rain barrel workshop by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School’s basement, 2329 S. Third St. whitmancouncil.org.

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Burglary 1232 S Carlisle St DC# 14 17 030211

Burglary 1232 S Carlisle St DC# 14 17 030211

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Kicking healthy beats at Audenried

...the program during last year’s debut season, teaching a dance class at Chew Playground, 1800 Washington Ave., said. “So you’ll always get a verse, you’ll get a chorus, you’ll...

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...hop at 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 8 at Universal Audenried Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St. The other classes span his district, including parts of Southwest and West Philly, as well...

...won’t be the same as those one may have seen at Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave., but attendees will learn how to shake it to current hits, such as Jessie J...

...do something to occupy their time and not loiter or be idle,” the resident of Fifth and Mifflin streets said. “And it’s a fun way to just engage people. I think dance...

Townsend, who also teaches group fitness classes at LA Fitness, 2425 S. 24th St., and Club Metro, 330 Oregon Ave., has participants, like Merrel Driver, of Southwest Philly, and...

...330 Oregon Ave., has participants, like Merrel Driver, of Southwest Philly, and Sharon Green, of Fourth and Tree streets, who are such big fans of his efforts that they can’t resist the...

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Wanted: Suspect for Burglary in the 17th District [VIDEO]

On July 25, 2014, a burglary and or theft was discovered inside an apartment building located at 1232 South Carlisle Street. Surveillance video recovered depicted a person of interest as the only unknown visitor inside the building on 24, 2014.

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Don't forget the School Fair is this evening from 5-7PM at The Franklin Institut...

Don't forget the School Fair is this evening from 5-7PM at The Franklin Institute. It is a great opportunity to get information on the many different schooling options for your children! Also, you can get FREE entry to The Franklin Institute if you are there today for the School Fair Event!

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#Flashmeal this Thursday at Pizzeria Pesto! 7PM with Newbold CDC

#Flashmeal this Thursday at Pizzeria Pesto! 7PM with Newbold CDC

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SOSNA Dines Out is TONIGHT! Bring your tickets and your appetite! -Didn't get yo...

SOSNA Dines Out is TONIGHT! Bring your tickets and your appetite! -Didn't get your tickets yet? Don't worry, ticket sales are open until this afternoon!

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The only way to cure the Monday blues is planning for the next weekend! Are you...

The only way to cure the Monday blues is planning for the next weekend! Are you looking for something fun and festive to do with the kids on Sunday? Check out the Triangles Pumpkin painting event on October 26th!

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Want to read more before the Roadmap for Growth Community Meeting happening TONI...

Want to read more before the Roadmap for Growth Community Meeting happening TONIGHT at Shiloh Baptist? Join the online discussion! Make sure YOUR ideas make it to the ears of the future leaders of the City of Philadelphia.

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More Homes Get Started on Chadwick Street

After nobody paid it much mind for many years, the 1300 block of Chadwick Street has gotten a ton of attention of late. The block had been dominated by a...

...year ago, we told you of plans for three more homes on this block, at 1308-12 Chadwick St., on a much smaller vacant lot. Formwork is currently in the ground, and we'd...

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Tonight, at Shiloh Baptist Church! We would like to hear your ideas surrounding...

Tonight, at Shiloh Baptist Church! We would like to hear your ideas surrounding job creation, economic growth, and an agenda for city government!

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You have 15 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

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Triplexes on the 2000 Block of Federal?

As has been the case on many blocks in Point Breeze of late, the 2000 block of Federal Street has seen considerable redevelopment. On the block's eastern end, OCF Coffee House opened a...

...project for this block. Developer Vitaly Paluchenko, the guy who recently built three triplexes on 18th Street just north of Washington Avenue, is looking to do the same on the 2000 block of Federal Street. Currently, 2011...

...looking to do the same on the 2000 block of Federal Street. Currently, 2011 and 2013 Federal St. are vacant homes with red paint peeling off their facades, and 2015 Federal St. is...

...and 2013 Federal St. are vacant homes with red paint peeling off their facades, and 2015 Federal St. is an empty lot. We don't know the exact plans but we'd have...

Oct 16

In celebration of a beautiful summer and fall in the PHS Pop Up Garden, they inv...

In celebration of a beautiful summer and fall in the PHS Pop Up Garden, they invite you to the Closing Party in the urban oasis on South Street. They'll raise a glass and toast their many guests, sponsors and partners. Come out and enjoy the garden on South Street one last time!

Oct 16

Is Philadelphia prepared against an ebola outbreak?

Michael Reeves, 15th and Ellsworth streets

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22nd and McClellan streets

12th and Wolf streets

11th and Ritner streets

Oct 16

Cavaliere Fund to fete Davenport

...come here. I love coming down Broad Street and seeing the Mario Lanza mural [at Broad and Reed streets]. Plus, the Italian Market is so close. It’s a great atmosphere, and I...

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...can’t wait to be among people so passionate about music,” the resident of the 2200 block of South Juniper Street said of his impending 4 p.m. appearance at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736...

...Street said of his impending 4 p.m. appearance at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St. “I love that the day is going to have a neighborhood vibe to it, too...

Oct 16

South Philly’s best bars

Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

Passyunk Square got represented by Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St...

Passyunk Square got represented by Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave...

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Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

Topping the list is Rittenhouse’s Pub & Kitchen, but numbers two through four are Point Breeze and Pennsport staples: American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St.; The Industry, 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; and South Philadelphia Tap Room, 1509 Mifflin St., accordingly.

The Good King Tavern, 614 S. Seventh St., is a newbie to Queen Village and the list, and pulled in a number nine ranking in a year’s time.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

Devil’s Den, 1148 S. 11th St. (No. 15), Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. (No. 16), Southwark, 701 S. Fourth St. (No. 17), Royal Tavern, 937 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 18) and Garage, 1231-1233 E. Passyunk Ave., (No. 19) round out the top 20.

...1131 S. Broad St. (No. 26), Townsend, 1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501...

...1623 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 32), Fountain Porter, 1601 S. 10th St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of...

...St. (No. 34), Stateside, 1536 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 42), and Pub on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar...

...on Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (No. 49). South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St. (No. 44) and Bob & Barbara’s, 1509...

...South of South’s Grace Tavern, 2229 Grays Ferry Ave., (No. 24) Sidecar Bar & Grille, 2201 Christian St. (No. 44) and Bob & Barbara’s, 1509 South St., (No. 23) fared well, with Bella...

Oct 16

Philly Students Walked and Biked to School

GW Childs School, 1599 Wharton Street

Andrew Jackson School, 1213 S 12th Street

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Bache Martin School, 2201 Brown Street

John Barry School, 5900 Race Street

William Cramp Elementary School, 3449 N Mascher Street

D. Newlin Fell School, 900 W Oregon Avenue

A. D. Harrington School, 5300 Baltimore Ave

Henry Lea Elementary School, 4700 Locust Street

William H Loesche Elementary School, 595 Tomlinson Avenue

John Marshall School, 4500 Griscom Street

Samuel Powel School, 301 N 36th Street

Spring Garden School, 1146 Melon Street

John H. Taggart School, 400 W Porter Street

Universal Creighton Charter School, 5401 Tabor Road

Francis E. Willard School, 1930 Elkhart Street

Oct 16

Unity in the Community Coat and Uniform Drive 2014

Unity in the Community Coat and Uniform Drive 2014

Oct 16

Join Baby Wordplay's Little Theater for fun at The Triangle this Saturday from 1...

Join Baby Wordplay's Little Theater for fun at The Triangle this Saturday from 10am til 2pm. Child-oriented products for sale, food, music, storytelling and more!

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Oct 16

Murder trial ordered for two men arrested for stray-bullet killing of child

Yesterday, Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni ordered Ruffin, 22, of Wharton Street near 24th in South Philadelphia, and his alleged accomplice, Douglas Woods, 22, of Ellsworth Street near 17th in Point Breeze, to stand trial for murder, three counts of attempted murder and related crimes.

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Yesterday, Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni ordered Ruffin, 22, of Wharton Street near 24th in South Philadelphia, and his alleged accomplice, Douglas Woods, 22, of Ellsworth Street near 17th in Point Breeze, to stand trial for murder, three counts of attempted murder and related crimes.

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