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

  • Busy Learners Make Messy Spaces

    Ms. Baskwell is asking for $457.35:
    My students need a classroom cart to store shared supplies and seat pockets to keep individual materials.
    Belmont Elementary Charter School Comment
  • Success For All Students

    Ms. Baskwell is asking for $372.06:
    My students need stability discs, resistance bands, hand fidgets, and timers to stay focused on learning.
    Belmont Elementary Charter School Comment

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Rev. Robert Levan Gravely II, 61, Mantua church pastor

He was pastor of the church, on Parrish Street near Union, from 2003 until his death.

    Rev. Robert Levan Gravely II, 61, Mantua church pastor
    Posted: Monday, February 1, 2016, 12:16 AM THE REV. Robert Levan Gravely II, a Mantua church pastor, died after suffering a heart attack Jan. 17, the day after his 61st birthday, a son said. Gravely had worked in management for Rite Aid before becoming pastor of the Jesus Christ Church of the Apostolic Faith.
    http://www.philly.com

  • They say “how can you believe in Jesus, when you’ve never met him. How can you trust in Jesus when you don’t even know him.” Well, the same way I believe in you, Rev. Gravely, and the same way I trust in you and we’ve never met. You left the...

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    They say “how can you believe in Jesus, when you’ve never met him. How can you trust in Jesus when you don’t even know him.” Well, the same way I believe in you, Rev. Gravely, and the same way I trust in you and we’ve never met. You left the book behind and will live on through you sons and your story. Just wish I had the honor of meeting you, but I am persuaded that you live on with us in the spirit, so until we meet again, rest in God.

    All my best submitted,
    Adrian

Feb 02

Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting

Located on the corner of 40th Street and Lancaster Avenue, Texas Wiener has provided service to local customers for nearly 50 years. This breakfast spot...

Bravo is a traditional breakfast spot located on 41st Street and Lancaster Avenue. Owner Sonia Lee (above), 39, said the restaurant gets most busy around lunch time, but the breakfast items, she added, are some of the most popular choices on the menu.

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Located on the corner of Lancaster Avenue and Ogden Street, Dwight’s operates as a family-run business and has provided customers with soul food...

    Lancaster Avenue: Five Great Eateries Worth Visiting
    The Lancaster Avenue corridor in West Philadelphia is home to many small businesses, including ethnic restaurants, specifically Korean and Jamaican. While these restaurants may not look like the jazziest places to dine from the outside, local customers value the restaurants for filling their bellies on a daily basis.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

Feb 02

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Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Burglary in the 16th District [VIDEO]

...at 12:30 pm, an unknown male gained entry to Sunny Side Seafood located at 4056 Lancaster Avenue through a hole in the wall from an adjoining vacant property. Once inside the suspect...

    Wanted: Suspect for Commercial Burglary in the 16th District [VIDEO]
    Southwest Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect who burglarized Sunny Side Seafood in Belmont. On January 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm, an unknown male gained entry to Sunny Side Seafood located at 4056 Lancaster Avenue through a hole in the wall from an adjoining vacant property.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

Jan 24

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Jan 22

Jan 20

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Bro...

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Brown on Jan 28th! More info below! #community #westphilly


Jan 19

Help build the first urban solar powered #Ear...

Help build the first urban solar powered #Earthship in #Philadelphia! The lot at 41st & Lancaster needs your help! http://ow.ly/WXtTx

    Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design
    Earthship Philly is raising funds for Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design on Kickstarter! Help build the first urban biofueled and solar powered Earthship in Philadelphia. This project seeks to educate and invigorate Philly!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/

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Jan 15

MLK Day of Service: where and how to volunteer, celebrate

MLK Day of Service at Belmont Charter School (4030 Brown St.), Monday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Friday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. – God’s Great Expectations of Men of Color, Christian Association, 118 S 37th St – A panel discussion on men of color’s shared understanding of God or a higher power’s relationship to them and their mission in everyday work.

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – MLK Day of Service Breakfast, Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St. – Day of Service Breakfast with include performers and guest speakers, including Jasmine Senior, Affinity Group Director, NeXT Philadelphia, and Urban League Youth Outreach. Free and open to the public.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Community Beautification Projects at Comegys Benjamin B School, 5100 Greenway Ave., Community Education Center (CEC), 3500 Lancaster Ave., Martha Washington School, 766 N. 44th St. Volunteers...

...Community Beautification Projects at Comegys Benjamin B School, 5100 Greenway Ave., Community Education Center (CEC), 3500 Lancaster Ave., Martha Washington School, 766 N. 44th St. Volunteers will clean, paint, and organize. Refreshments will...

...B School, 5100 Greenway Ave., Community Education Center (CEC), 3500 Lancaster Ave., Martha Washington School, 766 N. 44th St. Volunteers will clean, paint, and organize. Refreshments will be served. Come dressed for painting and...

Projects include: Book sorting with Books Through Bars (4722 Baltimore Ave.), Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (click here to sign up); Cooking...

...p.m. (click here to sign up); Cooking meals for homebound seniors (University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut St.), Monday, Jan. 18, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Help is needed to prepare and...

...meals. Click here to sign up; Crafting bookmarks for the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (4029 Market St.), Monday, Jan. 18, all day drop by event. Volunteers are needed to make bookmarks for...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Service at Bible Way Baptist Church (1323 N. 52nd St), Monday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. – This is the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...

...will begin with a church clean-up at New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church located at 7001 Woodland Ave. starting at 9 a.m. Volunteers are encouraged to come out and participate. A Reenactment...

...come out and participate. A Reenactment March will begin at 4:00 p.m. at 6500 Woodland Ave. at the 12th District Philadelphia Police Station and will end at the New Fellowship Missionary...

MLK Day Celebration at the African American Museum in Philadelphia – AAMP (701 Arch St.), Friday, Jan. 15 – Monday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. $2 general admission on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

    MLK Day of Service: where and how to volunteer, celebrate | West Philly Local
    Posted on 15 January 2016 This Monday, we'll be celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We have compiled a list of many of the MLK Day of Service projects and events (including events for the whole family) happening in West Philadelphia.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Jan 15

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Bro...

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Brown on Jan 28th! More info below! #community #westphilly


Jan 14

Help build the first urban solar powered #Ear...

Help build the first urban solar powered #Earthship in #Philadelphia! The lot at 41st & Lancaster needs your help! http://ow.ly/WXtDt

    Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design
    Earthship Philly is raising funds for Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design on Kickstarter! Help build the first urban biofueled and solar powered Earthship in Philadelphia. This project seeks to educate and invigorate Philly!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/

Jan 14

Jan 13

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Bro...

Belmont Parent2Parent Chat & Chew at 4030 Brown on Jan 28th! More info below! #community #westphilly


Jan 12

Help build the first urban solar powered #Ear...

Help build the first urban solar powered #Earthship in #Philadelphia! The lot at 41st & Lancaster needs your help! http://ow.ly/WXtKo

    Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design
    Earthship Philly is raising funds for Philadelphia Earthship: Solar & Biofuels in an Urban Design on Kickstarter! Help build the first urban biofueled and solar powered Earthship in Philadelphia. This project seeks to educate and invigorate Philly!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/

Jan 10

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Jan 07

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Jan 05

That lot at 41st & Warren is collecting hundr...

That lot at 41st & Warren is collecting hundreds of tires in order to build an earthship builidng. Right now, the...

    How the first urban Earthship is getting neighbors acclimated to its mission - Generocity Philly
    (Courtesy photo) There's a dirt lot at 41st and Warren streets in West Philly teeming with hundreds of old tires. To the Lower Lancaster Avenue community, the tires are an eyesore. A disheveled heap of trash.
    http://generocity.org

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Teen slain in West Philadelphia shooting

Police said the teen, whom they did not identify, was struck several times in the torso. The incident took place in the 800 block of North 41st Street, police said. The teenager was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 6 p.m.

    Teen slain in West Philadelphia shooting
    A teenager was fatally shot Saturday evening in West Philadelphia. Police said the teen, whom they did not identify, was struck several times in the torso. The incident took place in the 800 block of North 41st Street, police said. The teenager was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 6 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 28

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Dec 27

Dec 27

Teen slain in West Philadelphia shooting

Police said the teen, whom they did not identify, was struck several times in the torso. The incident took place in the 800 block of North 41st Street, police said. The teenager was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 6 p.m.

    Teen slain in West Philadelphia shooting
    A teenager was fatally shot Saturday evening in West Philadelphia. Police said the teen, whom they did not identify, was struck several times in the torso. The incident took place in the 800 block of North 41st Street, police said. The teenager was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about 6 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 27

Bring Science to Life for students at Lea Elementary, Belmont Charter School, or in West Philly!

4030 Brown St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

This article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

766 North 44th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

4700 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19139 

1655 Unity St. Philadelphia, PA 19124

4621 Castor Ave Philadelphia PA 19124

201 East Salaignac St, Philadelphia, PA 19128

    Bring Science to Life for students at Lea Elementary, Belmont Charter School, or in West Philly! - SERVE Philadelphia
    Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service
    http://volunteer.phila.gov

Dec 26

Teen boy shot, killed in West Philadelphia

It happened around 5 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of North 41st Street.

    Teen boy shot, killed in West Philadelphia
    Police are investigating a shooting that left a teen boy dead in West Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 26

Teen Shot, Killed In West Philly

This happened just before 5 p.m. in the 800 block of North 41st Street.

    Teen Shot, Killed In West Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police a teenager was shot twice and killed Saturday evening in West Philadelphia. This happened just before 5 p.m.in the 800 block of North 41st Street. Police say the victim - in his mid-teens - was shot in the chest and back.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Dec 26

Gunman Shoots, Kills Teen Boy in West Philly

The teen was on the 800 block of North 41st Street at 4:57 p.m. when a gunman opened fire. The teen was struck once in the chest and once in the back. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:56 p.m.

    Gunman Shoots, Kills Teen Boy in West Philly
    A teenage boy died from his injuries after he was shot in West Philadelphia Saturday.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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