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43 Year Old Woman South Philadelphia Woman Reported Missing

On January 24, 2015, Marsha Fowler was last seen her residence on the 5200 block of Webster Street in South Philadelphia.

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Marsha is known to frequent the area at 400 S 62nd Street.

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Due to the inclement weather, the library will be closed on Tuesday, January 27,...

Due to the inclement weather, the library will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Stay warm and read a book!!

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All city agencies, including all locations of the Free Library of Philadelphia,...

All city agencies, including all locations of the Free Library of Philadelphia, are closing at 2:00 today, Monday, January 26th. Everyone stay warm and safe!

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Flames Rip Through West Philly Apartment Building

Firefighters responded to reports of smoke and flames at the residential property at 5219 Spruce St. just before 12 p.m., officials said.

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J.T. Riley Lumberyard Yields To Mixed-Use Development

...in Kensington at 1917 East Orleans Street in 1900 to a more expensive home at 5036 Osage Avenue by 1910. J.T. Riley operated the lumber yard at Sixth and Pine throughout the...

...Riley family had moved to West Philadelphia—first at 6200 Carpenter Street and later at 5127 Pine Street. Riley’s sons had both moved to Collingswood, New Jersey by 1930, where the last...

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...last closed the handsome paneled wooden gates of his family’s retail lumber yard at North Third Street and Girard Avenue, the zoning committee of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association approved plans for 20 apartments and...

Like Baker, Mark R. Cherry, owner of Architectural Antiques Exchange at 709-15 N. Second Street, laments the loss of Riley’s as one of the few surviving businesses from the...

...and established a lumber yard on a narrow portion of Riley’s current tract at 1168 North Third Street. In those days, what would become Riley’s was smaller and walled-in by attached...

...become Riley’s was smaller and walled-in by attached brick trinities that lined both Orianna and Girard and the foundry of Hoff, Fontainie, & Abbott, later to become the Eagle Iron Works. According...

...Ketcham & Sons expanded its business interests to lumber. The company first opened a yard at 229 N. Broad Street and, within a year, took over the future site of J.T. Riley at 1168...

...Anna May Harper, and their four children went from a row house in Kensington at 1917 East Orleans Street in 1900 to a more expensive home at 5036 Osage Avenue by 1910. J.T...

...lumber merchant first enters the Philadelphia scene, opening its doors at the northeast corner of Sixth and Pine Streets. From a middle-class Baltimore family, James Tarleton Riley established J.T. Riley in...

By 1935, the Riley family had moved to West Philadelphia—first at 6200 Carpenter Street and later at 5127 Pine Street. Riley’s sons had both moved to Collingswood, New...

6 days ago

West Point graduate is saluted by City Council

Maples, raised by his mother near 52nd Street and Walton Avenue, departed for Georgia last night to begin officer basic training at Fort Benning. Next up will be five years of service in the Army, which he does not regret.

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Raymond's mother said her son's success is rooted in lessons learned at the family's church, Taylor Tabernacle, at 61st Street and Osage Avenue; working hard at football, beginning at age 7 with the New Breed Broncos at the Christy Recreation Center, and hitting the books.

Jan 22

99 Years Ago in Philadelphia: End of January, 1916

...nicest neighborhood, 52nd Street. He petitioned to move his saloon to the Northwest corner of 52nd and Larchwood, across the street from the new park created from the old Black Oak Woods (now...

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The dotted line indicates the direction of a flying manhole cover at 20th and Watkins.

...was tired of having to run his bar in what was then a shitty neighborhood (3rd and Arch) and wanted to move to the burgeoning commercial district found in the city's newest...

...were pissed off. These saloon NIMBYs were already successful in stopping one from opening at 52nd and Ranstead the year before, so their NIMBY powers were primed to take down another one. The...

...2 years, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, still located in their kickass building on the 1600 block of Locust Street, was losing items one by one. A rector at the church hatched a plan to...

...one stealing all of these valuable objects. The police went up to his house at 2423 n. 23rd Street and searched the place, finding silken robes braided with golden thread, silver candlesticks, satin stoles...

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L&I Review Board of Appeal Public Hearing 1-20-15

609 S 52ND ST 

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3864 N 13TH ST 

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Zoning Board of Appeal Public Hearing 1-20-15

1/20/2015    8:30 AM           609 S 52ND ST                              24062

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1/20/2015    8:30 AM           3864 N 13TH ST                            24116

1/20/2015    3:00 PM           1321 N 15TH ST                          24142

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Please enjoy these pictures from the 2014 Garden Court Winter Stroll. A wonderfu...

Please enjoy these pictures from the 2014 Garden Court Winter Stroll. A wonderful time was had by all-- if you didn't make it this time, you'll definitely want to make the next one!

Jan 12

Great news, everyone! Each Monday and Wednesday at 4:30, we will have a free art...

Great news, everyone! Each Monday and Wednesday at 4:30, we will have a free art and reading program for children in grades 2-5. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership, the SmART Readers program is fun, hands-on, and, did we mention FREE!

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Neighbors! You have until tomorrow to sign up to get this fabulous CSA from a pi...

Neighbors! You have until tomorrow to sign up to get this fabulous CSA from a pick-up location right in our neighborhood (near 50th and Osage). Just select "PA Garden Court" when you sign up!

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The Blanche A. Nixon/ Cobbs Creek library is resurrecting their Friends group an...

The Blanche A. Nixon/ Cobbs Creek library is resurrecting their Friends group and we want you to be involved!

Jan 06

Slain car-service driver begged gunman who threatened fiancee: Please don't hurt her

On the way to Yeadon, Clark said, they requested that Rodriguez take a detour to 54th and Delancey streets in West Philadelphia. When Rodriguez stopped there, Dilligard pulled out the gun and pointed...

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...The advisory - now haunting - flagged a trio of men who called for a car at 7th and Clearfield streets at 5:58 p.m. and appeared unsavory to the first driver who'd...

Jan 06

Before limo driver's fatal shooting, a warning

Despite her ordeal, Clark said, Rodriguez-Ramirez's fiancee helped detectives piece together what happened at 54th and Delancey.

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The men he picked up at Seventh and Clearfield initially asked him to drive to an address in Yeadon, but then asked to be dropped at 54th and Delancey Streets.

Jan 06

Slain car-service driver begged gunman who threatened fiancee: Please don't hurt her

On the way to Yeadon, Clark said, they requested that Rodriguez take a detour to 54th and Delancey streets in West Philadelphia. When Rodriguez stopped there, Dilligard pulled out the gun and pointed...

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...The advisory - now haunting - flagged a trio of men who called for a car at 7th and Clearfield streets at 5:58 p.m. and appeared unsavory to the first driver who'd...

Jan 06

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