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SRC to vote on Huey Elementary’s conversion into charter after Charter School Office’s recommendation

Huey parents gathered outside the school at 52nd and Pine last week to protest its proposed conversion into a charter, saying that the school instead needs more resources, according to a report by The Notebook. They also said that they are not getting enough input on the school’s future.

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Global Leadership Academy currently operates a K-8 school at 4600 West Girard Ave. The CSO found that the application for Huey, a low-performing school, from Global Leadership...

    SRC to vote on Huey Elementary's conversion into charter after Charter School Office's recommendation | West Philly Local
    Posted on 26 April 2016 Bids to convert three Philadelphia public schools, including Samuel B. Huey Elementary in West Philadelphia, into charters have received support from the District's Charter Schools Office (CSO). The CSO has recommended the School Reform Commission to approve with conditions all three charter school applications.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Explore Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 2016 Season Tours, Events And More

Where:Malcolm X Park, 5100 Pine Street

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Where:The University of the Arts, 401 S. Broad Street

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 N. Broad Street

    Explore Philadelphia Mural Arts Program 2016 Season Tours, Events And More
    Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia Experience Philadelphia's many murals during a variety of tours and events happening now through November. Philadelphia is a city of murals, and essentially one of the world's largest outdoor art galleries.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

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irs scam calls

Be aware that calls from wireless number 469-500-6592
claiming to be IRS calling is scam.
Today message left on my home phone from this number
claiming to be IRS and they were suing me.

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Apr 07

Harry and the Potters Are Coming to Cast a Spell on Philly

Eris Temple Arts, 602 S. 52nd St.

    Harry and the Potters Are Coming to Cast a Spell on Philly
    Photo via HATP's Facebook Get ready to rock out to the beautiful sounds that only wizards can produce, Harry & the Potters are coming to Philly on April 21. Paul and Joe DeGeorge will be bringing their magical music that can stop any evil wizard in it's tracks to Eris Temple Arts.
    http://www.geekadelphia.com

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Mar 15

Cousin Danny's Exotic Haven closes following report

The March 4 story reported that eight people have been killed since 2009 within two blocks of the club, in the 300 block of South 52nd Street.

    Cousin Danny's Exotic Haven closes following report
    Cousin Danny's Exotic Haven, a West Philadelphia strip club, has closed in the wake of a report in the Inquirer and Daily News detailing violence in the area of the club. The Department of Licenses and Inspections issued several violations after an inspector tried unsuccessfully to meet with the club's owner over the last two weeks, L&I spokeswoman Karen Guss said.
    http://www.philly.com

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Mar 07

4 Hurt After Suspects Crash Into Several Vehicles: Police

During the chase, the suspects entered West Philadelphia and crashed into several moving and parked vehicles along Cedar Avenue as well as Webster and 53rd streets, police said. The two suspects then got out of their vehicle and fled on foot, according to investigators.

    4 Hurt After Driver Crashes Into Vehicles in West Philly
    Four people are in the hospital after a driver crashed into several vehicles in West Philadelphia Monday afternoon, according to officials.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Mar 07

Police pursuit ends in crash near 52nd and Catharine

Police pursuit ends in crash near 52nd and Catharine

UPDATE: NBC reports that at least four people were hurt after the fleeing driver struck multiple vehicles near 53rd and Cedar.

    Police pursuit ends in crash near 52nd and Catharine | West Philly Local
    Posted on 07 March 2016 A police pursuit of a vehicle led to a crash this afternoon near 52nd and Catharine, according to reports. The pursuit, which began in Delaware county shortly after 4 p.m., ended in West Philadelphia when the suspects' vehicle crashed. The police then chased two suspects on foot.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Mar 06

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New West Philly house gallery encourages “living with contemporary art”

...Oak House, a contemporary fine art gallery which is based out of a house near 51st and Osage. This one might stick around for a while because the house owners live there too...

    New West Philly house gallery encourages "living with contemporary art" | West Philly Local
    Posted on 04 March 2016 Contemporary and collectively-run neighborhood art galleries seem to come and go often. Danger! Danger! Gallery and Gush Gallery were two solid ones in West Philadelphia, but closed in recent years. The most recent arrival to the area is Black Oak House, a contemporary fine art gallery which is based out of a house near 51st and Osage.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Mar 04

Cousin Danny's Exotic Haven: 'Devil' or victim of a violent city?

Nestled between churches on the 300 block of South 52nd Street, Cousin Danny's is just 300 feet from Samuel B. Huey Elementary School and kitty...

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