Cherri Gregg

(Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Jillian Lucas Baker

Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker (front row, right) is working to cut the infection rate of HIV and AIDS.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(The Afilias web site which markets the .lgbt top level domain.)

Philadelphia Attorney Among Newest Customers For New ‘.LGBT’ Internet Domain

Now, joining .com, .org, .info, and other Internet domains, there’s .lgbt.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Michael Roberson Reid, executive director of Tree House Books.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Michael Roberson Reid

For the past seven years, Michael Roberson Reid has led the small nonprofit Tree House Books, which offers reading and cultural literacy programs to kids ages six to 12.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Catholic School in Fishtown Prepares To Celebrate 125 Years, Despite Loss of Adjacent Church

It’s been nearly a year since the Archdiocese of Philadelphia closed St. Laurentius Church. But its namesake school, next door, is still open and ready to celebrate its 125th anniversary.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

Joanie Balderstone and Rebecca McIntire, of "Distributing Dignity."  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Helping Women in Need With Some Intimate Necessities

Joanie Balderstone and Rebecca McIntire realized that struggling women in Camden needed, in addition to donated clothing, some real basics: brassieres and sanitary products.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(Joel Austin, founder of Daddy University.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Joel Austin

Austin started “Daddy University” in 2004, helping fathers in the African-American community do a better job for their kids.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

Crowds gather at the new Hamilton Elementary School library. (Credit: WePAC)

West Philly Grade School Gets Library For First Time In Decade

It’s been ten years since the Hamilton Elementary School at 57th and Spruce Streets had a library.

02/07/2015

(Credit: African American Children’s Book Fair)

African American Children’s Book Fair Returns To Philadelphia

The African American Children’s Book Fair is today at the Community College of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/07/2015

(Teacher and children's book author Susan Love visits the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Susan Love, Putting Students in Touch With Their Roots and Their Creativity

Love is a schoolteacher in North Philadelphia who inspires her students and, she says, was inspired by them in turn.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/02/2015

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Little-Known Philly Tech School Rapidly Growing

The Philadelphia Technician Training Institute is hoping to leap into a bigger space to serve more students.

02/01/2015

(A volunteer provides free tax return preparation assistance to a Southwest Philadelphia resident.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Area Community Organizations Offering Free Tax Filing Help For Low-Income Residents

Families earning $53,000 or less and individuals earning $20,000 or less will qualify for the free tax prep service at one of 30 sites in Philadelphia and South Jersey.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/30/2015

(credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Philadelphia Flower Show To Celebrate The Movies This Year

The show runs February 28th through March 8th.

01/29/2015

(Image from video provided by Phila. PD)

Philadelphia Police Takedown of Store Robber Goes Viral, Generating Positive Community Response

On video, two plainclothes officers took down the suspect peacefully as he brandished a weapon in a Dunkin Donuts store.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

(A homeless encampment under the Walnut Street Bridge, in center city, where outreach workers found three people sleeping in subfreezing temperatures.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Outreach Specialists Comb Philadelphia Area, Searching For Homeless in Danger of Freezing

“We make sure that nobody dies out here, because that could happen very easily,” notes Sam Santiago, with Project Home.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

(Madeline Hoffman, 11, showing off one of the Buddee Bags she made at Girard College during the MLK Day of Service event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A Young Girl’s Grown-Up Idea For Helping Others

When Madeline Hoffman’s grandmother taught her how to sew, she decided put her newfound skills to good use by creating wheelchair and walker bags for those in need.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/26/2015

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