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Mourners gather for funeral for firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau

...Philadelphia, has said that last Saturday was LeTourneau’s last day at Engine 45, on 26th Street near York. As part of a regular rotation, LeTourneau was to be transferred to Engine 44 in...

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LeTourneau was most recently assigned to Engine 45 in North Philadelphia. At 8:51 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, he answered his last call: to battle a blaze that engulfed a rowhouse at 2240 N. Colorado St.

...as temperatures were below freezing, firefighters were called to the rowhouse on Colorado Street, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, to battle a blaze that engulfed the two-story house in orange flames and black...

    Mourners gather for funeral for firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
    More than a thousand mourners are expected to gather at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul Friday morning to say farewell to Fire Department Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, who died after being trapped under debris and rubble while battling a blaze in North Philadelphia rowhouse blaze last Saturday.
    http://www.philly.com

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4 days ago

Show of unity for fallen Philly firefighter LeTourneau

LeTourneau, an 11-year veteran of the Fire Department, was assigned to Engine 45 on 26th Street near York Street in North Philadelphia. Ed Marks, president of Local 22 of the International Association of Fire...

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LeTourneau, 42, was battling a two-alarm blaze that engulfed a North Philadelphia rowhouse at 2240 N. Colorado St. He was pronounced dead a few hours after at Temple University Hospital.

On the narrow residential block of Colorado, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, firefighters were met with black smoke and orange flames. Firefighting conditions were extremely difficult given...

    Viewings begin Thursday for Fire Dept. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
    A viewing will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Fire Department Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, killed battling a North Philadelphia blaze. A second viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.
    http://www.philly.com

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Dec 26

Baby injured in raccoon attack released from hospital on Christmas

Action News was told the family was not returning to their home on the 2100 block of North 22nd Street where the incident happened last Wednesday.

    Baby injured in raccoon attack released from hospital
    A baby whose family members say was attacked by a raccoon inside a North Philadelphia apartment was released from the hospital on Christmas Day. Kenny McDuffy tells Action News his niece Journi Blake Rodgers is back with family and is doing well. McDuffy says the baby won't need additional surgeries.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 25

Child's raccoon attack spurs a generous Christmas outpouring

...8:30 p.m. Jouni was asleep on a bed inside a home on the 2100 block of North 22nd Street. Suddenly, Rodgers heard her daughter’s screams. She rushed into the room to find Journi...

    Child's raccoon attack spurs a generous Christmas outpouring
    By 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 477 people had donated a total of $13,588 to a GoFundMe page to help the family of 4-month-old Journi Black find a suitable home to rent. - Wendy Ruderman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 24

Church thief causes $10K worth of damage

The vandal, or vandals, made off with stained glass windows, antique chairs, and candelabras from the Historic Jones Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church on the 2100 block of Diamond Street.

    Church thief causes $10K worth of damage
    A real-life Grinch broke into a North Philadelphia church before Christmas Eve services and caused $10,000 worth of damage. "It's a shame that we have to come in on a Sunday morning and discover something like this," church member William Neal said.
    http://6abc.com

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Dec 23

Let's not let a raccoon attack spoil a baby's first Christmas

...Rodgers, her daughter, Journi, and son, Jordan, 6, moved into their new home in the 2100 block of North 22nd Street. Rodgers, a security guard for Scotlandyard Security Services, planned to have her kids sleep in...

    Let's not let a raccoon attack spoil a baby's first Christmas
    Instead of Ashley Rodgers rushing out to buy last-minute gifts for her 4-month-old daughter's first visit from Santa, she's at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children wondering if her daughter's once beautiful face will be permanently scarred. - Jenice Armstrong, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 22

Darrell L. Clarke is at Hank Gathers Recreati...

Hey, it's what we do. For those asking about the replica NCAA Championship trophy now residing at the Gathers Rec Center, here's what the inscription reads: “To Moylan/Hank Gathers Recreational Center, Thank you for being the place where North Philadelphians can come to start making their dreams a reality. This place houses dedication, hope and love, and that is what a true Champion is made of! 25th and Diamond is where Dreams start! Love always, Dawn Staley.”

    Staley, Philly share the love
    South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley took her 2017-18 Gamecocks to Philadelphia this week to play Temple on Thursday, but the hometown legend had a special stop scheduled for Wednesday. Staley presented the Hank Gathers Recreation Center, where she grew up playing basketball (when it was called the Moylan Recreational Center), with a replica NCAA National Championship trophy to display in the facility.
    http://thetandd.com

Dec 22

Dec 21

Baby reportedly injured in raccoon attack inside North Philadelphia home

Her family says it happened Wednesday in their first floor apartment on the 2100 block of North 22nd Street.

    Baby reportedly injured in raccoon attack inside Phila. home
    Distraught parents say a raccoon attacked their baby girl inside their own home. 4-month-old Journi Blake Rodgers' injuries are so bad that she's getting treatment at the hospital. Neighbors were horrified when shown images of the child, bloodied following the attack.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 21

PHL Council shared Darrell L. Clarke's post —...

Dawn Staley, North Philadelphia native, Olympian and coach of the NCAA Champion University of South Carolina Gamecocks came home to a community celebration at the Hank Gathers Recreation Center where she learned to play. PHL Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) surprised Coach Staley with a resolution renaming 25th and Diamond Streets "Dawn Staley Lane."

    Darrell L. Clarke
    Darrell L. Clarke, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2.3K likes. Darrell L. Clarke is President of Philadelphia City Council and also represents the 5th Council District.
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Dec 21

Philly hoops legend Dawn Staley has a street named after her at 25th and Diamond

Philly hoops legend Dawn Staley has a street named after her at 25th and Diamond

    Dawn Staley comes home to 25th and Diamond, now Dawn Staley Lane
    The bus pulled up to 25th and Diamond streets and the defending NCAA women's basketball champions all piled out. The South Carolina Gamecocks arrived Wednesday straight from practice over at Temple, where they'll play Thursday night.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 21

Dawn Staley comes home to 25th and Diamond, now Dawn Staley Lane

Dawn Staley comes home to 25th and Diamond, now Dawn Staley Lane

    Dawn Staley comes home to 25th and Diamond, now Dawn Staley Lane
    The bus pulled up to 25th and Diamond streets and the defending NCAA women's basketball champions all piled out. The South Carolina Gamecocks arrived Wednesday straight from practice over at Temple, where they'll play Thursday night.
    http://www.philly.com

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Santa, Spiderman and cheer: For one final time, holiday party thrown in N. Philly woman's honor

Rubye’s Kids’ holiday party used to take over Girard College and serve children from several Philadelphia School District buildings, but for the final bash, the organization came to Richard Wright, a K-5 school at 27th and Dauphin in Strawberry Mansion.

    Santa, Spiderman and cheer: For one final time, holiday party thrown in N. Philly woman's honor
    "It's very meaningful in a child's life to have moments of unadulterated joy, and if we don't provide those, some of them will never get it," said Jeannine Payne, Richard Wright Elementary's principal. "What we get, more often than not, is children who have never experienced that."
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 15

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