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Reminder! Due to the holiday Monday there will be no trash/recycling collections...

Reminder! Due to the holiday Monday there will be no trash/recycling collections on Labor Day, Monday, 9/1. Please set out collections on Tuesday; remainder of week will be delayed one day.

2 hours ago

We are enjoying some authentic Cajun food thanks to Beck's Cajun Cafe from thr R...

We are enjoying some authentic Cajun food thanks to Beck's Cajun Cafe from thr Reading Terminal Market. Thanks Chef Bill Beck!

4 hours ago

Call for Design Submissions! The Grays Ferry Triangles Committee wishes to furth...

Call for Design Submissions! The Grays Ferry Triangles Committee wishes to further enhance the Triangles Plaza at 23rd and South Streets by adding a mural on the Plaza’s asphalt surface.

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FREE Fall 2014 tree giveaway! Thx Tree Philly! You need to sign up early or wait...

FREE Fall 2014 tree giveaway! Thx Tree Philly! You need to sign up early or wait until after fall to sign up for the spring trees.

30 hours ago

Everyblock is back!

Couldn't believe my eyes when I saw the email this morning. Woo hoo! Welcome back to Philly!!

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Please join us in welcoming our new Programs Coordinator, Abby! The SOSNA office...

Please join us in welcoming our new Programs Coordinator, Abby! The SOSNA office reopens today, so please stop by and introduce yourself. Haven't purchased your Roast ticket to say goodbye to Andy yet? There's still time! Click through and check out our pinned post for more details about this Thursday's going away party!

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If you have been following us on Facebook or Twitter lately, there is a big surp...

If you have been following us on Facebook or Twitter lately, there is a big surprise brewing in the Breeze, Point Breeze that is.

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Briefly... CITY/REGION

Officer Rafeeq Strickland, a police spokesman, said officers found Warren slumped over the front seat of a Jeep Cherokee on Manton Street near 25th at 11:18 p.m. Wednesday.

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Warren, of Beechwood Street near Jackson, had been shot several times in the head, and was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators had no suspects or motives.

Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was shot in the head on Luzerne Street near Castor Avenue at 5:40 p.m.

A gun-toting crook stole $162 from a Pizza Hut on Frankford Avenue near Wells Street on Wednesday.

There was a bizarre scene in Southwest Philly about 10 a.m. yesterday, when Engine 69 was suddenly halted on its way to investigate a remote fire alarm that went off in a property on Mario Lanza Boulevard near Lindbergh.

5 days ago

If Ned Flanders is getting excited about the news we are about to tell you, then...

If Ned Flanders is getting excited about the news we are about to tell you, then it must be fantastic!

5 days ago

'She watched her only son die'

But he's gone now, because someone decided to put two bullets in him as he walked out of a family friend's house on 21st Street near Dickinson shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Then, at 11:18 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call about a person with a gun on Manton Street near 25th. Cops found a man, shot in the head, slumped in the driver's seat of a Jeep Cherokee. His identity was not available.

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About 9:40 p.m., a 19-year-old man was found shot in the thigh at Dorrance and McKean streets, police said. He was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

Relatives trickled into Damien James' rowhouse on 31st Street near Reed yesterday afternoon.

5 days ago

For mom, the ultimate horror when son is slain in front of her

But he's gone now, because someone decided to put two bullets in him as he walked out of a family friend's house on 21st Street near Dickinson shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Then, at 11:18 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call about a person with a gun on Manton Street near 25th. Cops found a man, shot in the head, slumped in the driver's seat of a Jeep Cherokee. His identity was not available.

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About 9:40 p.m., a 19-year-old man was found shot in the thigh at Dorrance and McKean streets, police said. He was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

Relatives trickled into Damien James' rowhouse on 31st Street near Reed yesterday afternoon.

5 days ago

'She watched her only son die'

But he's gone now, because someone decided to put two bullets in him as he walked out of a family friend's house on 21st Street near Dickinson shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Then, at 11:18 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received a call about a person with a gun on Manton Street near 25th. Cops found a man, shot in the head, slumped in the driver's seat of a Jeep Cherokee. His identity was not available.

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About 9:40 p.m., a 19-year-old man was found shot in the thigh at Dorrance and McKean streets, police said. He was admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

Relatives trickled into Damien James' rowhouse on 31st Street near Reed yesterday afternoon.

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Teen shot and killed in Point Breeze identified

The shooting happened around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday on the 1500 block of South 21st Street.

6 days ago

We're excited to see everybody twice this week for free performances at Grays Fe...

We're excited to see everybody twice this week for free performances at Grays Ferry Triangles Project tonight and Sunday, Aug 24, 6-8pm. We'll take Labor Day weekend off and come back with Jazz on Sundays in September, so watch for the new line up!

6 days ago

Branching out 8-21-2014

Queen Memorial Branch: LEGO Club 2 p.m. Aug. 27. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

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...Branch: One-hour one-on-one Computer Tutoring for Seniors by appointment; Art Program for Second and Third grades 10:15 a.m. and Fourth and Fifth grades 11:15 a.m. Aug...

...25; Baby Storytime 10:15 a.m. and Toddler Storytime 11 a.m. Aug. 26. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766...

Fumo Family Branch: Civics Course 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 21 and 26; Book Discussion Group 1 p.m. Aug. 21; Make-and-Take Crafts 11 a.m. and Film Friday 2 p.m. Aug. 22; Sleepy-time Stories 10 a.m. and LEGO Club 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 23; Board Game Wednesdays 2 p.m. Aug. 27. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758.

...30 p.m. Aug. 26; Illustrated Wednesdays: Creators Club 3:30 p.m. Aug. 27. 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5322...

Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: English Conversation Group for International Adults 3:30-4:30 p.m. Aug. 21; Baby Storytime 1 p.m. Aug. 25. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755.

Whitman Branch: Yoga for Kids 5:30 p.m. and adults 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

6 days ago

Delivery interrupted

A Southside Pizza, 1500 Point Breeze Ave., delivery driver was held at gunpoint on the 2300 block of McClellan St. last Friday night in an apparent set-up robbery.

A Southside Pizza, 1500 Point Breeze Ave., delivery driver was held at gunpoint on the 2300 block of McClellan St. last Friday night in an apparent set-up robbery.

6 days ago

Neighborhood gatherings 8-21-2014

Back to School Supplies Giveaway is taking place 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 23 at Jazz-U-Up Barbershop, 1326 Point Breeze Ave. 215-917-5046.

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3rd Police District, 11th and Wharton streets, holds a Police Service Area 3 Meeting 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the...

...a Police Service Area 3 Meeting 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at the super site, 10th and Bigler streets; a Police Service Area 2 Meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Sacks Playground...

...streets; a Police Service Area 2 Meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Sacks Playground, Fourth Street and Washington Ave.; and a Community Meeting 10 a.m. Aug. 28 at the district. 215-686-3030...

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., hosts a Fountain Farmers’ Market 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays at East Passyunk Avenue and...

Friends of Mifflin Square and the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia co-host Street Movies in Mifflin Square, Sixth and Wolf streets, 7:45-10:15 p.m. Aug. 21. Free. facebook.com/events/727592400632396.

Friends of Hawthorne Park holds its monthly meeting 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 25. 12th and Carpenter streets. hecphilly.org.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition hosts Jazz in Hawthorne Park 7-9 p.m. Aug. 21 at 12th and Catharine streets; and a Zoning Meeting 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition hosts Jazz in Hawthorne Park 7-9 p.m. Aug. 21 at 12th and Catharine streets; and a Zoning Meeting 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

...Civic Association is holding registrations for its Fall Flea Market taking place Sept. 20 at Broad and Jackson streets. Prices are $35 before Aug. 23 and $40 after Aug. 23. Spaces are approximately...

...Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Fumo Family Branch Library, 2437 S. Broad St. lomophilly@gmail.com. lomophilly.org...

Marconi Older Adult Center, 2433 S. 15th St., holds Zumba Class 9:30 a.m. Aug. 22 ($4); Nutrition Bingo 12:45 p...

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Holy Spirit Rectory Basement, 1924 Geary St. 215-334-4242.

Newbold Neighbors Association, holds a General Meeting 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. joesuchma@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a School Supply Drive Aug. 23-Sept. 6. Drop-off locations are at Acme, 10th and streets, and the Firehouse, 12th and Reed streets across from Columbus Square Park. contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

Pennsport Civic Association hosts a Dickinson Square Park Farmers’ Market 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays through October at the park, Fourth and Tasker streets.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., holds a Cleanup with QVK9 10:30 a.m.-noon Aug. 24 at Mario Lanza Dog Park, 200 block of Catherine Street. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org.

The Roast & Toast of Andrew Dalzell, which will pay homage to the beloved SOSNA programs coordinator before he moves to Scotland, will set the table for a good time 7-10 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Bainbridge Club, 1523 Bainbridge St. Tickets are $45. sosna.ticketleap.com/roast.

South Street Headhouse District, P.O. Box 63675, 200 Pine St., hosts Fourth Friday 5-9 p.m. Aug. 22. 215-413-3713. info@southstreet.com. southstreet.com.

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., Triangles Summer Music Series concludes the season 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 and 24 at the Grays Ferry Triangle, 23rd and South streets. southofsouth.org. 215-732-8446.

South of South Neighborhood Association, 1901 Christian St., Triangles Summer Music Series concludes the season 6-8 p.m. Aug. 21 and 24 at the Grays Ferry Triangle, 23rd and South streets. southofsouth.org. 215-732-8446.

6 days ago

Two Dead Following Violent Night In South Philadelphia

Police tell us the suspect was last seen running south on 21st Street towards Tasker Street.

Four blocks over on the 1200 block of South 25th Street, a man was found dead inside a parked 2014 Jeep. The window rolled down and doors shut when police officers came to the scene. Detectives found two shell cases on the highway just feet away from the driver door.

6 days ago

Teen shot and killed in Point Breeze

The incident occurred just before 10:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of South 21st Street.

6 days ago

Man shot in the head inside SUV in Grays Ferry

The shooting happened around 11:15 p.m. on the 2500 block of Manton Street.

6 days ago

2 Dead, 2 Injured In Violent Night In Philadelphia

A few blocks away, a 16-year-old was shot twice, in the back and stomach, on the 1500 block of south 21st Street late Wednesday night. He was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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A 19-year-old man was shot around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of Snyder Avenue in South Philadelphia.

and a 42-year-old woman was shot in the chest early thursday morning in the 100 block of West Abbottsford Avenue in East Falls.

6 days ago

Teen Shot To Death In Point Breeze

The shooting happened on the 1500 block of South 21st Street around 10:16 p.m. on Wednesday.

6 days ago

2 Dead, 2 Hurt During Violent Night in Philly

In South Philadelphia, a 16-year-old boy was on the 1500 block of South 21st Street around 10:15 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire

Officials say the gunman was spotted running down South 21st Street towards Tasker. Police are currently checking for surveillance footage.

...gunshot wound to the head inside the driver's seat of a Jeep on the 2500 block of Manton Street at 11:18 p.m. The man was taken to the Hospital of the University...

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During the second South Philly shooting, a man was struck by an unidentified gunman on the 1800 block of Snyder Avenue. The victim was taken to the hospital where he is currently in stable condition.

Finally, a woman was struck by an unidentified gunman on the 100 block of West Abbottsford Avenue in the Germantown section of the city. She was taken to the hospital where she is currently in stable condition.

Aug 20

Great Read..... http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140820_Activist_seeks_peace_...

Great Read..... http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140820_Activist_seeks_peace_on_the_city_s_streets.html#eMT8GvHhQLT2VH2o.01

Aug 20

Let's get excited tonight!! Mo'ne is from South Philly! Come out to the pep rall...

Let's get excited tonight!! Mo'ne is from South Philly! Come out to the pep rally & watch the game at City Hall tonight!

Aug 19

Don't forget to join our friends at Friends of Julian Abele Park tonight! Fabulo...

Don't forget to join our friends at Friends of Julian Abele Park tonight! Fabulous farmer's market going on now, and an amazing concert will start at 6:30 pm, featuring Revival and our very own neighborhood resident, Peg Talbott-Lane! It's going to be a fabulous evening

Aug 19

Do you like an open bar? Food from our local South Street West establishments? M...

Do you like an open bar? Food from our local South Street West establishments? Meeting new neighbors and supporting a great cause? Join us for the Roast and Toast of Andrew Dalzel, outgoing programs coordinator for SOSNA. Even if you didn't know Andy, we promise you have benefited from his impact on the neighborhood. More details in the link below!

Aug 19

Aug 18

This Wednesday's Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA OFFICE, 1...

This Wednesday's Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA OFFICE, 1901 Christian Street, at 7pm.

Aug 17

On behalf of Unity in the Community , we would like to say thank you to each and...

On behalf of Unity in the Community , we would like to say thank you to each and every person that attended , donated and supported our annual "Peace Week" initiative this Summer. During Peace Week , we were able to gather a lot of information in regards to how approach the issue of gun violence in our community. I can honestly say there are a serious of meetings and conversations that are currently being held with some key leaders in regards engaging the youth in this process. Here's the video from our Peace Week initiative.......Enjoy! http://youtu.be/w0-QUfQzt-w

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Aug 15

http://6abc.com/sports/taney-dragons-win-4-0-in-game-1-of-little-league-world-se...

http://6abc.com/sports/taney-dragons-win-4-0-in-game-1-of-little-league-world-series/263460/

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