5 days ago

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships is ...

#testimonytuesday: "ASAP did not just provide a summer camp for my daughter-- they provided a second family in the Philadelphia chess community." - To-Lan Tran, mother of Daphne, age 8 . #ASAPsummer2018 #phillygirlsplaychess #playlikeagirl #phillygirlschesscamp #summer2018 #summerslide #summerslideprevention #ASAPsummer2018 #ASAPchess👑 #phillychess #PCS

    ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships
    testimonytuesday: "ASAP did not just provide a summer camp for my daughter-- they provided a second family in the Philadelphia chess community." - To-Lan Tran, mother of Daphne, age 8 ....
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 11

Mighty Writers: July Volunteer Orientation MW...

Mighty Writers: July Volunteer Orientation MW North, Carver High, 1600 W. Norris St. Thurs., July 5, 4-6pm Our volunteer orientation introduces Mighty Writers' philosophy, students and programs in a fun and interactive way. Volunteers may attend any orientation to work at any location in Philadelphia. RSVP: abanegas@mightywriters.org

    Mighty Writers
    Mighty Writers: July Volunteer Orientation MW North, Carver High, 1600 W. Norris St. Thurs., July 5, 4-6pm Our volunteer orientation introduces Mighty Writers' philosophy, students and programs in a...
    https://www.facebook.com

Jun 05

A Short History of the JFK-Market Bike Lanes

For the 2017 Park(ing) Day, the Bicycle Coalition staked out a space on JFK Boulevard, answering questions about what a protected bike lane would look like there.  

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    The idea of putting in bike lanes on JFK and Market Streets began in 2009, when Center City District conducted a survey of property owners and managers on the two streets asking them how they could be enhanced. One of the findings was that building owners and managers wanted better access to bike parking, ...
    https://bicyclecoalition.org

Jun 01

Pardon Me Clinic 2018

African-American United Fund, 2231 N Broad St., Phila., PA 19132 Time: 6pm to 8pm 2nd Monday of Every Month: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 7, June 11, September 10, October 8, November 12& December 10, 2018

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Why Not Prosper, 717 E Chelten Ave. Phila., PA 19144 Time: 6pm to 8pm 4th Monday of Every Month: January 22, February 26, March 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, September 24, October 22, November 26, 2018, No December meeting

Nelson Recreation Center, 301 W. Cumberland St., Phila., PA 19133 Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 2nd Tuesday of Every Month: January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, June 12, September 11, October 9, November 13& December 11, 2018

Frankford Aria Hospital 2fl, CR 1-2, 4900 Frankford Ave, Phila., PA 19124 Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm 1st Monday of Each Month: February 5,March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, September 3, October 1, November 5& December 3, 2018

The Church of the Redeemer Baptist, 1440 S 24th St.,Phila., PA 19146 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm 1st Tuesday of Every Month: February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, September 4, October 2, & December 4, 2018

Sayre/Morris Recreation Center, 5835 Spruce St., Phila., PA 19139 Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm 3rd Monday of Every Month:February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, September 17, October 15, November 19& December 17, 2018

    Pardon Me Clinic 2018 | Urban Affairs Coalition
    Pardon Me Clinic 2018 Assisting the formerly convicted who are no longer on probation or parole and who are seeking Clemency and a Second Chance at employment opportunities, etc. through the Governor Pardon Process.
    http://www.gpuac.org

May 31

Gun scare at Philadelphia public school; three students in custody

Parents rushed to Duckery, located at 15th and Diamond to retrieve their children.

    Gun scare at Philly school; 3 students in custody
    A lockdown has been lifted and three students are in police custody, after a gun scare at a Philadelphia public school. But concerns remain. It all began around 9:50 a.m., shortly after classes started Thursday morning at the Tanner Duckrey School in North Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

May 31

Officials: Student With BB Gun Prompts Lockdown At Tanner Duckrey School

The report prompted the lockdown of Tanner Duckrey School, located at 1501 Diamond Street, just before 10 a.m.

    Officials: Student With BB Gun Prompts Lockdown At Tanner Duckrey School
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A school in North Philadelphia was placed on lockdown Thursday after someone reported seeing a student with a gun, school officials say. The report prompted the lockdown of Tanner Duckrey School, located at 1501 Diamond Street, just before 10 a.m. Police searched the school and found a BB gun on a student.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 29

45 free and affordable summer camps for Philly kids and families

1600 W. Norris Ave. 

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62 N. 2nd St.  

1219 Vine St. 

1428 Germantown Ave. 

1910 N. Front St. 

700 N. 3rd St. 

2139 E. Cumberland St. 

313 Pine St. 

1425 N. 2nd St. 

21 W. Washington Ln. 

400 Market St. 

1201 S. 30th St. 

801 S. 48th St. 

2300 Chestnut St. 

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 

222 N. 20th St. 

4261 N. 5th St. 

3700 Walnut St. 

4205 Spruce St. 

1 Kelly Dr. 

3890 N. 10th St. 

4015 Main St. 

530 Bainbridge St. 

    45 free and affordable summer camps for Philly kids and families
    Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Read more at brokeinphilly.org or follow at @BrokeInPhilly. Summer shouldn't be a bummer.
    https://billypenn.com

May 23

Former Temple Fraternity President Charged

...third-floor bedroom with a 19-year-old woman at the AEPi fraternity house at 2000 N. Broad St. The affidavit says that Goldstein locked the door, pinned her down on the couch and...

    Former Temple Fraternity President Charged - Jewish Exponent
    On his way to Israel on May 13 for a Birthright trip, Ari Goldstein, a former Temple University Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) fraternity president, was taken into custody during a layover at Boston Logan International Airport. The 21-year-old, who had resigned from his position several weeks earlier, was charged with attempt to commit rape, indecent ...
    http://jewishexponent.com

May 21

Missing Person – Belinda Kelly- From the 17th District Has Returned Home

Belinda is 4’11″, 160 lbs, medium build, brown eyes, medium complexion, with black hair. She suffers from Schizophrenia. She is known to frequent the area of 15th and Susquehanna.

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The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating Missing Person 60-year-old Belinda Kelly. She was last seen on the 1500 block of Washington Avenue on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Person - Belinda Kelly- From the 17th District Has Returned Home
    Belinda is 4'11″, 160 lbs, medium build, brown eyes, medium complexion, with black hair. She suffers from Schizophrenia. She is known to frequent the area of 15th and Susquehanna.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 18

Former Temple fraternity president faces first-degree felony charges for the alleged sexual assault of a woman inside his frat house

Captain Mark Burgmann of the Philadelphia Police Department said at a press conference on April 20 that both assaults allegedly took place at the fraternity house on Broad Street near Norris.

    Temple's AEPi former president charged with attempted rape
    Ari Goldstein, the former president of the Temple's Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity was charged with attempted rape, indecent assault, among other charges on Wednesday. Philadelphia Police arrested the 21-year-old engineering student on sexual assault charges, simple assault, unlawful restraint, witness intimidation, attempted involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and false imprisonment for an alleged assault in late February.
    https://temple-news.com

May 17

Former Temple Frat President Accused of Attempted Rape Has Posted Bail

...He was arrested less than a month after Temple University suspended the fraternity, located at Broad and Norris streets, amid sexual assault allegations from multiple women. It is currently unclear whether the charges...

    Former Temple Frat President Accused of Attempted Rape Has Posted Bail
    Details have emerged in the arrest of Ari Goldstein: According to court documents, a 19-year-old woman told police that in February, Goldstein forced himself on her in a room of the Temple frat Alpha Epsilon Pi and told her to "shush" as she cried.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 17

Former Temple AEPi Fraternity President Arrested for Attempted Rape

Goldstein, 21, was taken into custody in reference to an incident that occurred on Feb. 25 on the 2000 block of North Broad Street.

    Former Temple AEPi Fraternity President Arrested for Attempted Rape - Jewish Exponent
    Ari Goldstein of Wrightstown, the former president of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) at Temple University, was arrested May 15 and charged with attempted rape, attempted involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, intimidation, attempted sexual assault, indecent assault, simple assault, unlawful restraint and false imprisonment. Goldstein, 21, was taken into custody in reference to an incident ...
    http://jewishexponent.com

May 17

President of Temple Fraternity Charged With Attempted Rape

Alpha Epsilon Pi has a house directly off Temple's campus at Broad and Norris streets in North Philadelphia.

    President of Temple Fraternity Charged With Attempted Rape
    The president of Temple University's suspended Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity was arrested Tuesday after being accused of attempted rape. Ari Goldstein, 21, of Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, is charged with attempted rape, attempted involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, intimidation, attempted sexual assault, indecent assault, simple assault, unlawful restraint and false imprisonment.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 16

Temple Frat President Ari Goldstein Charged With Attempted Rape, Indecent Assault; Bail Set at $2 Million

...drinking, and possible drug use at parties at the Alpha Epsilon Pi house, located at Broad and Norris streets. It is currently unclear whether the charges against Goldstein are directly related to the...

    Temple Frat President Charged With Attempted Rape; Bail Set at $2 Million
    Goldstein, 21, was arrested on Tuesday, less than a month after Alpha Epsilon Pi was suspended following allegations of sexual assault at its frat parties. This is a developing story. Check back for more information.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 16

Temple Frat President Ari Goldstein Charged With Sexual Assault; Bail Set at $2 Million

...drinking, and possible drug use at parties at the Alpha Epsilon Pi house, located at Broad and Norris streets. It is currently unclear whether the charges against Goldstein are directly related to the...

    Temple Frat President Charged With Sexual Assault; Bail Set at $2 Million
    Goldstein, 21, was arrested on Tuesday, less than a month after Alpha Epsilon Pi was suspended following allegations of sexual assault at its frat parties. This is a developing story. Check back for more information.
    https://www.phillymag.com

May 15

Missing Juvenile – Deshanti Williams – From the 22nd District

...was last seen at 6:00 A.M., on Monday, May 14th, 2018, on the 2300 block of N 15th St (leaving for school). She is 5’1″,105 lbs., small build, medium brown complexion, with...

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Juvenile - Deshanti Williams - From the 22nd District
    The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating 16 year-old Missing Juvenile Deshanti Williams. She was last seen at 6:00 A.M., on Monday, May 14th, 2018, on the 2300 block of N 15th St (leaving for school).
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 14

Missing Person – Tina Johnson – From the 22nd District Has Returned Home

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating 51 year old Missing Person Tina Johnson. She was last seen at10:00A.M.., on Monday, January 26th,, 2018, on the 1700 block of Edgley St.

    Philly Police Blog | Missing Person - Tina Johnson - From the 22nd District Has Returned Home
    Tina is 5'4″, 150 lbs, medium build, brown eyes, dark brown complexion, and black (straight) shoulder length hair. She was wearing a black jacket, white shirt, tights and a green and black Scarf.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

May 14

25+ Wonderful Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 14-20

Where:TECH Freire Charter School, 2221 N. Broad Street

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Where:Various events including New Hope Ferry Market, 32 South Main Street, New Hope

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Fernhill Park, 4600 Morris Street

Where:Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Intersection of Cottman and Rising Sun avenues

Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

Where:The Schmidt's Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street

    25+ Wonderful Things To Do In Philly This Week, May 14-20
    Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival | Photo by Ilana Waber for Rittenhouse Row The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival, Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival, free museum admission and more... Are you as excited as we are for this absolutely jam-packed week and weekend in Philadelphia? Five (!)
    https://www.uwishunu.com

May 14

Police search for armed robbery suspect in Camden

Police said he approached the victim on the 1500 block of Norris Street brandished a gun and demanded money before running away.

    Police search for armed robbery suspect in Camden
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW WATCH LIVE Camden County Police are asking for help finding a man who's wanted for armed robbery. The department released surveillance video of the suspect, recorded just before the crime on March 30. Police said he approached the victim on the 1500 block of Norris Street brandished a gun and demanded money before running away.
    http://6abc.com

May 07

Temple student called 911 after being shot, police say

Speaking at a news conference, Ryan said the inside of the residence, on the 1700 block of W. Diamond Street, appeared ransacked and investigators believe cash was taken. He declined to say if police found drugs, alcohol, or anything else inside.

    Temple student called 911 after being shot, police say
    Daniel Duignam, a Temple University student found dead from gunshot wounds in his apartment on Saturday night, called 911 to say he couldn't breathe, police said. They believe he had already been shot several times. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

May 07

I Can't Breathe: Temple Student Calls 911 After Being Shot

The student — identified Sunday by university officials as 21-year-old Daniel Duignam — was shot three times just after 9 p.m. Saturday in his apartment at 17th and Diamond streets in North Philadelphia, police said.

When police and paramedics arrived to his apartment on the 1700 block of Diamond Street moments later, Duignam had already died.

    I Can't Breathe: Temple Student Calls 911 After Being Shot
    Daniel Duignam, 21, told an emergency dispatcher that he 'couldn't breathe' when he asked for help Saturday night, Philadelphia Police Capt. John Ryan said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 07

Police: Temple student shot and killed during robbery; called 911 before he died

Twenty-one-year-old Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student preparing for his last final of the year, was found shot to death in his apartment on the 1700 block of Diamond Street just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

    Police: Temple student shot and killed during robbery
    Philadelphia police say a Temple University student who was shot and killed during a robbery in his in off-campus apartment was able to call 911 prior to his death. Twenty-one Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student, was found shot to death in his apartment on the 1700 block of Diamond Street just before 10 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

May 07

Apartment of Temple student shot dead this weekend showed no signs of forced entry, but lots of evidence of a struggle

She’d received an email alert from Temple University about a shooting that had been reported hours earlier on the 1700 block of West Diamond, where she’s lived since August, but she didn’t see any hint of trouble — no crime scene tape, empty shell casings, or idling police cruisers.

    Temple student found dead in off-campus apartment from multiple gunshot wounds
    Police responded to the 1700 block of West Diamond Street shortly before 10 p.m. to find a 21-year-old man in his apartment bedroom with "several gunshot wounds to the chest, groin and foreman," according to officials. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

May 07

Search for killer of Temple University student

He was found shot to death in his apartment on the 1700 block of Diamond Street just before 10 p.m. Saturday

    Search for killer of Temple University student
    The search continues for the killer of a Temple University student who was shot multiple times inside his off-campus apartment. His friends and classmates are frightened and grieving. This is the sixth student death at Temple since September. "Just to wake up and find out that something like that went on under your nose, it's surreal, very surreal," junior Natalie Lepera said.
    http://6abc.com

May 06

Temple student shot and killed in off-campus apartment Saturday night

Duignam was a 21-year-old business student from Northampton County. He was reportedly shot three times in his North Philadelphia apartment at 17th and Diamond streets around 9 p.m and was found dead about an hour later.

    Temple student shot and killed in off-campus apartment Saturday night
    Temple University junior Daniel Duignam was shot and killed in his off-campus apartment on Saturday, according to a statement on the school website by Temple President Richard M. Englert. Duignam was a 21-year-old business student from Northampton County.
    http://www.thedp.com

May 06

Temple student found dead in off-campus apartment from multiple gunshot wounds

Authorities responded to the 1700 block of West Diamond Street shortly before 10 p.m. and found a 21-year-old man in a bedroom of the apartment, suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest, groin and foreman. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Temple student found dead in off-campus apartment from multiple gunshot wounds
    Police responded to the 1700 block of West Diamond Street shortly before 10 p.m. to find a 21-year-old man in his apartment bedroom with "several gunshot wounds to the chest, groin and foreman," according to officials. - Patricia Madej, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

May 06

Temple University Confirms 21-Year-Old Student, Daniel Duignam, Was Shot To Death In Apartment

Around 9 p.m. on Saturday night, police arrived at the 1700 block of Diamond Street to reports of a shooting.

    Temple University Confirms 21-Year-Old Student, Daniel Duignam, Was Shot To Death In Apartment
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Temple University junior was found shot to death in his North Philadelphia apartment. Around 9 p.m. on Saturday night, police arrived at the 1700 block of Diamond Street to reports of a shooting. Temple University tweeted Saturday night alerting students to avoid the area.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 06

Temple Student Shot 3 Times, Killed in Off-Campus Apartment

The student — identified Sunday by university officials as 21-year-old Daniel Duignam — was shot three times just after 9 p.m. Saturday in his apartment at 17th and Diamond streets in North Philadelphia, police said.

    Temple Student Shot 3 Times, Killed in Off-Campus Apartment
    A Temple University junior was killed in a shooting at an off-campus apartment late Saturday, the university said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 06

Temple University student found shot to death in apartment

Duignam was found dead just before 10 p.m. Saturday in his off-campus apartment on the 1700 block of Diamond Street.

    Temple student found shot to death in apartment
    A Temple junior was found dead inside his off-campus apartment, according to the university's president. Police say he had been shot multiple times. In a note to the community Sunday, Temple University President Richard Englert identified the victim as 21-year-old Daniel Duignam, a third-year business student from Tatamy in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
    http://6abc.com

May 06

Police: 1 Dead Following North Philadelphia Shooting

Police arrived to the 1700 block of Diamond Street around 9 p.m.

    Police: 1 Dead Following North Philadelphia Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Authorities say a man in his 20's was shot and killed in North Philadelphia Saturday evening. Police arrived to the 1700 block of Diamond Street around 9 p.m. The victim was shot 1 time in the stomach, 1 time in the right arm, 1 time in the left cheek.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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