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Stabbing in Point Breeze leaves man in critical condition

The stabbing happened after 10 p.m. Friday on the 1400 block of South 21st Street.

    Stabbing in Point Breeze leaves man critical
    A man was rushed to the hospital after he was stabbed in Philadelphia's Point Breeze section. The stabbing happened after 10 p.m. Friday on the 1400 block of South 21st Street. The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is in critical condition.
    http://6abc.com

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Man critical after stabbing in Point Breeze

The stabbing happened after 10 p.m. Friday on the 1400 block of South 21st Street.

    Man critical after stabbing in Point Breeze
    A man was rushed to the hospital after he was stabbed in Philadelphia's Point Breeze section.
    http://6abc.com

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May 22

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May 21

PHS brings new Green Resource Center to South Philly

...the Strawberry Mansion site and another in South Philadelphia on a formerly vacant lot at 2500 Reed Street. (GRCs are a part of PHS's City Harvest program...

    PHS brings new Green Resource Center to South Philly
    How do you top distributing 250,000 seedlings every year to gardeners and urban farmers throughout the city? The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is working on it. Recently, we checked out the installation of a new solar power array in Strawberry Mansion, our current On the Ground neighborhood.
    http://www.flyingkitemedia.com

May 17

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May 15

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May 08

You have 3 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

May 04

Free Television

I am going to take a television to the Recycling Center on Saturday. It still works though.
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May 02

Suspect charged for fatal Point Breeze shooting

Tysheed Davis, 26, from the 2200 block of Wharton Street, is charged with murder and related offenses.

Police responded to the area of Point Breeze Avenue and Wharton Street at 4:22 p.m. Friday for a report of a shooting.

    Suspect charged for fatal Point Breeze shooting
    The suspect in a fatal shooting in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia has been charged. Tysheed Davis, 26, from the 2200 block of Wharton Street, is charged with murder and related offenses. Police responded to the area of Point Breeze Avenue and Wharton Street at 4:22 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

May 01

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Apr 29

South Philadelphia Erupts: The Race Riot of 1918

Facts and rumors swirled after the fatal shooting of Hugh Lavery, 42, of 1234 South 26th Street by Jesse Butler near 26th and Annin Streets. Did Lavery’s pregnant wife die of grief? No. Was their unborn child also a casualty? Untrue.

2506-2508 Federal Street, July 29, 1924. Six years after the riots. (PhillyHistory.org)

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Earlier the same summer, 1918, after violence against newcomers to 24th and Pine, Williams had struck the same chord of warning: “We favor peace but we say to...

    South Philadelphia Erupts: The Race Riot of 1918
    "Can you blame citizens of color for mobilizing...to protect one of their own...?" wrote Tribune editor G. Grant Williams after the attack on Adella Bond near 29th and Ellsworth. Earlier the same summer, 1918, after violence against newcomers to 24th and Pine, Williams had struck the same chord of warning: "We favor peace but we say to the colored people of the Pine Street warzone, stand your ground like men.
    http://www.phillyhistory.org

Apr 27

Drop Off Your Unused Prescription Drugs Saturday

Point Breeze Pharmacy - 1407 Point Breeze Ave.

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Engine 2/Ladder 3 - 2426 N. 2nd St.

Engine 45/Ladder 14 - 26th and York streets

Engine 7/Ladder 10 - Kensington and Castor avenues

Engine 43/Ladder 9 - 21st and Market streets

Ladder 2 - 4th and Arch streets

Pennsylvania State Police Troop K Barracks - 2201 Belmont Ave.

Engine 54 - 63rd Street and Lancaster Avenue

Engine 68/Ladder 13 - 52nd Street and Willows Avenue

Engine 19/Ladder 8 - Chelten Avenue and Baynton Street

Engine 9/Ladder 21 - Germantown Avenue and Carpenter Lane

Ladder 30 - Ridge Avenue and Cinnaminson Street

Engine 60/Ladder 19 - 2301 S. 24th St.

Engine 33 - Richmond and Kirkbride streets

Port Richmond Pharmacy - 2512 E. Clearfield St. (outside - weather permitting)

Tacony Pharmacy - 7100 Torresdale Ave.

Jenkintown Police Department - 700 Summit Ave.

    Drop Off Your Unused Prescription Drugs Saturday
    Have unused prescription drugs you need to get rid of? Saturday, April 30 is National Take Back Day, and sites across the region will offer prescription medication disposal. Officials are encouraging citizens to drop off unused medications, especially prescription painkillers, in light of the opioid and heroin addiction epidemic sweeping the nation.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Apr 27

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Apr 24

HOLLY’S DEAD SOLDIERS (Chris Davis, Bruce Walsh and Douglas Williams): 60-second review

[A Row Home in Point Breeze, 2118 Reed Street] April 22-May 1, 2016; hollysdeadsoldiers.brownpapertickets.com.

    HOLLY'S DEAD SOLDIERS (Chris Davis, Bruce Walsh and Douglas Williams): 60-second review
    HOLLY'S DEAD SOLDIERS, an adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's, was written by three playwrights, Chris Davis, Bruce Walsh, and Douglas Williams, each of whom contributed twenty minutes of the hour-long production.
    http://phindie.com

Apr 24

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Apr 22

Breakfast at Tiffany’s with Chris, Bruce, and Doug: Interview with three playwrights restaging a Fringe favorite

...week or so, Phindie and the three collaborators have chatted about this must-see relaunch.   [2116 Reed Street] April 22-May 1, 2016; hollysdeadsoldiers.brownpapertickets.com

    Breakfast at Tiffany's with Chris, Bruce, and Doug: Interview with three playwrights restaging a Fringe favorite
    An updated adaptation of Truman Capote's classic novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, HOLLY'S DEAD SOLDIERS was a stand-out of the 2013 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
    http://phindie.com

Apr 22

Apr 19

Conference At Community College Of Philadelphia Aims To Tackle Poverty

...runs two high quality early child care education centers. One is in the heart of Point Breeze at 22nd and Moore Streets, the other is in South Philadelphia near 16th and South Streets. Bullock...

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...in the heart of Point Breeze at 22nd and Moore Streets, the other is in South Philadelphia near 16th and South Streets. Bullock says they employ a model “two generational” approach to tackling poverty...

    Conference At Community College Of Philadelphia Aims To Tackle Poverty
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A South Philadelphia nonprofit implemented a new solution to poverty and will host several political leaders at a conference Wednesday hoping the dynamic approach sticks. The rags to riches dream has been told to Americans for years - and it appears to work for immigrants.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Apr 18

Homes Continue to Rise, So Does Storage Facility

So yeah, this storage facility is happening. But developers on the 2300 block of Alter Street are thus far undeterred as they build a row of new townhomes on the entire...

    Homes Continue to Rise, So Does Storage Facility
    If you didn't notice the sign on the fence, you could believe that the ongoing construction at the corner of 23rd & Washington is a fabulous example of progress and a step in the right direction for a corridor that's begging for mixed-use development.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Apr 17

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Apr 14

Updated April 14th

Apr. 16-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson sponsors Pt. Breeze 5k Walk/Run, 8 a.m.-12m., starting at 2300 Wharton St. Promoting health awareness and combating pancreatic cancer. For info Kaitlin Manasterski (215) 686-3412.

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Apr. 14-          Connected Women host Political Power & Networking Hour at Columbia N. YMCA, 1400 N. Broad St., 6 p.m. Free and open to public.

Apr. 14-          State Senate candidate Kevin Boyle is hosted Reception at FOP Lodge, 11630 Caroline Rd., 6-8 p.m. $35 – Guests $35, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info vcram@voteboyle.com.

Apr. 14-          S. Phila. Tea Party Patriots meet at Prudential Bank, 19th & Oregon Ave., 7-9 p.m. Parking in rear. For info Rita Anderson (215) 462-6631.

...Kenney addresses Greater N.E. Phila. Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Union League G.C., Frankford & Grant, 11:30 a.m. Tickets $40. For info (215) 332-3400.information, please email vcram...

...to “Friends of Kevin Boyle” and may be presented at the door or mailed to 14200 Bustleton Avenue, Unit 1, Philadelphia, PA 19116. For more information, please email vcram@voteboyle.com

Apr. 15-          43rd Ward Democrats host Candidates Night at A Lounge, 4210 Macalester St., 5-9 p.m.

Apr. 15-          Senate candidate Katie McGinty is hosted Reception by Wade Albert, Sherrie Cohen & Malcolm Kenyatta at Stir Lounge, 1705 Chancellor St., 5-7 p.m. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250. RSVP Evan Seltzer (215) 901-8271 or eseltzer@katiemcginty.com.

Apr. 15-          Rally for State Rep. Mark Cohen at Rising Sun VFW Post 2819, 6850 Martins Mill Rd., 6-8 p.m.

...and Order of Eastern Stars host Chat & Chew Breakfast for political candidates at Grand Lodge, 4301 N. Broad St., 8:30-10:30 a.m. Candidates $200. Checks payable to “Absolom Jones Foundation”, 4301...

Apr. 16-          Cedarbrook Civic Ass’n hosts 2nd Congressional Dist. Candidates Forum at St. Raymond of Penaforte Ch., 1350 E. Vernon Rd., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Apr. 16-          ODAAT’s Mel Wells leads Anti Violence Coalition on Show You Care March from Sullivan Progress Plaza, 1501 N. Broad St., starting 11 a.m.  Heads south to City Hall.  For info (215) 226-7880.

...three wards and take on job as GOP Fund raising Chairman at United Republican Cl., 3156 Frankford Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Food, open bar, entertainment, special bartenders and guests. Tickets...

Apr. 21-          Mothers in Charge hosts Anniversary Gala at Penn’s Landing Caterers, Reed St. & Columbus Blvd. $100 ticket includes cocktail hour 5-6 p.m.; $75 ticket includes dinner, dancing from 6 p.m.

Apr. 21-          Phila. Chapter NOW holds Spring Fundraiser & Awards Ceremony, 6 to 8 pm at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., 6-8 p.m. Honoring Deputy Mayor Nina Ahmad, Anne Gemmell & Diane Foglizzo.

Apr. 22-          Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts Old School Dance Party at The View, 800 N. Broad St., 6-11 p.m. MC Doug Harrison, WDAS. Free hors d’oeuvres. Contributions payable to...

Apr. 22-          Day of Rope Dinner honors Labor Leaders at Elevator Constructors Ha., 12273 Townsend Rd., 7 p.m. Tickets $50. For info Brian Coleman (215) 779-1330 or Tom Dooley (267) 248-5512.

Apr. 23-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Autism Expo at St. William Parish, 6238 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch provided. RSVP Deb Whittingham (215) 342-2167.

Apr. 24-          Barbershop Talk Human Family Day Foundation hosts Human Family Day Celebration at Union Baptist Ch., 1910 Fitzwater St., 3-7 p.m. For info (215) 879-9935.

Apr. 27-          African American Chamber of Commerce holds Annual Meeting & Awards Gala at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 5-8 p.m. Tickets $100.

Apr. 27-          Jobs with Justice Labor Law Reception hosts Evening with Councilwoman Helen Gym at Willig, Williams & Davidson, 1825 Walnut St., 25th fl., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $75. For info director@phillyjwj.org.

Apr. 27-          Kol Tzedek Synagogue holds Labor Seder at Calvary Center, 81 S. 48th St., 6-9 p.m.

Apr. 28-          State Rep. John Taylor is hosted Historic Site Cigar & Wine Tasting at Colonial Dames, 1630 Latimer St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Team Taylor Co-Chair $10,000, Host $5,000, Benefactor $2,500, Patron $1,000, Individual $250. For info (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

Apr. 28-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at BOP Restaurant, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests Brett Celek, players & cheerleaders. Hail Mary Pass...

Apr. 28-          Ports of Phila. Maritime Soc. honors Kevin Castagnola, Exec. Dir. and CEO of South Jersey Port Corp., as Maritime Person of Year at 81st annual dinner at Cescaphé, 923 N. 2nd St.

Apr. 30-          Mayor’s Office of Youth Commission hosts Youth Summer Job Fair at 1755 N. 13th St., 12-5 p.m. For info Rachel Abbott (215) 686-2159.

May 3-        Germantown Republican Club sponsors Lincoln Day Dinner at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:00 p.m. Tickets $65. Booster listing in...

...W. Taubenberger. Reservations must be paid by Apr. 26. Reduced parking rate at Midtown Garage, 1415 Sansom St.

May 6-            Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee holds Contest & Open House at Training Facility, 10401 Decatur Rd., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Competition in 5 categories. Also trade show exhibits, family fun day. For info (215) 824-2300.

May 6-            State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Health Fair for 201st Legislative Dist. at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

May 6-            Councilman David Oh hosts Fundraiser & Victory Party at 1925, 111 S. 17th St, 6-8 p.m. Special guests suburban County Commissioners. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500, $1...

...Commissioners. Contribution levels $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Checks payable to “Citizens for David Oh”, 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143. Contributions accepted at door...

May 6-            UNICO hosts Spring Fundraiser at Galdo’s, Entertainment Complex, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., 7 p.m. Donations $40. Honoring Humanitarian of Year Fr. Nicholas F. Martorano.

...19-          Lt. Gov. Mike Stack hosts Spring Fling at 1st Troop Phila. City Calvary Armory, 22 S. 23rd St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $250. Flower sponsor $5,000 and Blossom Sponsor...

Aug. 13-          State Rep. Mark Cohen hosts Senior & Youth Summer Health Fair at 6300-6400 Rising Sun Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vendors, giveaways, health screenings, legislative services, games, live bands, food. For info Sonya Thomas (215) 342-2167 or wbrown@pahouse.net.

    Updated April 14th
    Apr. 14- Connected Women host Political Power & Networking Hour at Columbia N. YMCA, 1400 N. Broad St., 6 p.m. Free and open to public. Apr. 14- State Senate candidate Kevin Boyle is hosted Reception at FOP Lodge, 11630 Caroline Rd., 6-8 p.m. $35 - Guests $35, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

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Apr 13

Court aide waives drug hearing

It was about 8:10 a.m. Monday when police found Ford handcuffed and shot multiple times in a front bedroom on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street, police said. Medics took him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about a half-hour later. - Julie Shaw

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Keyarra Frisby admitted last week in Common Pleas Court that she stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee outside the Walgreens store at 4201 N. Broad St. in the early hours of July 5.

Police said the women had left the store at 1529 Chestnut St. about 6 p.m. when an employee followed them outside to 16th and Chestnut Streets and tried to retrieve the stolen items. Both women then pulled out steak knives. One stabbed the worker in her neck, while the other stabbed her in the back.

...investigation. Police have said they found 230 grams of cocaine in his house on the 5900 block of Vine Street as well as a small amount of marijuana, a .40-caliber pistol, and $2,430...

The man was shot in the head shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday on the 2000 block of Castor Avenue. He had been called to go to Kensington because his son, a juvenile who lives...

    Court aide waives drug hearing
    Teen pleads guilty to fatal stabbing A 19-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of another teen during a Hunting Park brawl last year. Keyarra Frisby admitted last week in Common Pleas Court that she stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee outside the Walgreens store at 4201 N.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 12

Man handcuffed, shot and killed in Point Breeze

The incident occurred after 8 p.m. Monday on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street.

    Man handcuffed, shot and killed in Point Breeze
    Police say a 30-year-old man was found handcuffed and shot several times inside a home in Philadelphia's Point Breeze neighborhood. The incident occurred after 8 p.m. Monday on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street. According to police, Ryan Ford was found in a front bedroom suffering from several gunshot wounds.
    http://6abc.com

Apr 12

Police ID man handcuffed, killed in Point Breeze

Ford lived inside the home where he was killed on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street.

    Police ID man handcuffed, killed in Point Breeze
    Police on Tuesday identified a man who was handcuffed and fatally shot Monday inside a Point Breeze home as Ryan Ford, 30. Ford lived inside the home where he was killed on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street. It was about 8:10 a.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 12

Man fatally shot in Point Breeze home

Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was found about 8:10 a.m. on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street. Medics took him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about a half-hour later.

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In a video released by police, three men are seen approaching the warehouse on the 100 block of East Hunting Park Avenue with a ladder about 2:35 a.m. Friday. In the dark, they pry open a rear door, then go inside and take the tobacco.

A small crowd formed on the 2000 block of Castor Avenue, where the son and the other person were fighting, police said. After the father, who...

    Man fatally shot in Point Breeze home
    Man fatally shot in Point Breeze home A 29-year-old man died Monday morning after being handcuffed and then shot multiple times inside a Point Breeze house, police said Monday afternoon. Police said the victim, whose name was not released, was found about 8:10 a.m. on the 2200 block of Greenwich Street.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 12

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