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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.
Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th streetsThis article has 5 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.
Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.
Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.
Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill streets, C2-28
Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.
NewCORE, WHYY, and Philadelphia Media Network are presenting a public discussion, “Does Dr. King’s Life, Legacy, and Hope for America Matter?” Monday evening at 6 p.m. at the Philadelphia Media Network Building, 801 Market St.
Eric Riddick was sentenced to life behind bars for the Nov. 6, 1991, murder of a 22-year-old friend. Investigators said he used a rifle to kill his friend from a balcony at 58th and Belmar streets in Kingsessing. A witness identified him as the shooter at trial.
Holloman’s office is also extending hours at a warming site at Aramingo and Lehigh avenues in Kensington, the heart of the city’s opioid epidemic.
Prevention Point Philadelphia is offering daytime shelter at its drop-in center on the 2900 block of Kensington Avenue.
Prevention Point on the left, and a homeless shelter on the right, at the intersection of Kensington Ave. and Monmouth Street. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)
The incident started about 8:30 p.m., when two plainclothes cops stopped a 2013 Hyundai on Nedro Avenue near 16th Street after confirming it was connected to a Dec. 21 murder that happened about 5 miles away, on East Atlantic Street near Stouton in Harrowgate.
The incident started about 8:30 p.m., when two plainclothes cops stopped a 2013 Hyundai on Nedro Avenue near 16th Street after confirming it was connected to a Dec. 21 murder that happened about 5 miles away, on East Atlantic Street near Stouton in Harrowgate.This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Police caught up with him three blocks away, where he’d crashed into two parked cars at Nedro and Opal Street. He got out of the car, and things turned bloody.
Protesters demanding protected bike lanes form a human barrier stretching for two blocks along Spruce Street near 11th Street, where a cyclist was killed by a garbage truck the previous morning. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
Since the hurricane, more than 400 families have left Puerto Rico and sought assistance at the Disaster Assistance Service Center at 5th and Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia, according to Phil Pagliaro, with the Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Fisher Bennett Hall on the University of Pennsylvania campus, 34th and Walnut streets. (Emma Lee/WHYY)
Asteria Vives, head of Home Quarters and Friends, sings carols at the Emerald Street and Lehigh underpass, in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)
Some pieces are decades old. Photographer Tony Ward submitted five portraits, taken between 1976 and 1980, of congregants at the United House of Prayer for All People, a nondenominational church at 16th and Fitzwater. It’s where Ward’s grandmother worshipped at the time.
In 1727, when Franklin was just 21, he organized 12 people to come together at a tavern at 3rd and Market streets in Philadelphia to talk openly and respectfully about certain areas of interest — business, science, politics, and philosophy.
According to the 92nd Street Y’s chief innovation officer, Asha Curran, almost 130 Franklin Circles are active in dozens of cities, each organized by its members. The Y provides a simple online toolkit to help people get the ball rolling.
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