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Cherri Gregg

Candace Benson (right), and mother Sharon (left).  (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pottstown Woman Makes It Into Final 5 On Televised Gospel Competition ‘Sunday Best’

KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg sat down with the young singer about her journey to the small screen.

08/17/2014

Shelley DePaul, chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania, leading Wednesday's ceremony at Penn Museum. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Members Of Lenape Nation Of Pa. Invite Public To Sign Treaty Of Renewed Friendship

The treaty ceremony has taken place every four years since 2002.

08/16/2014

(The Washington Avenue Pier.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South Philly

Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.

08/15/2014

(Participants in the Symphony in C summer camp rehearse for their final recital on Saturday.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

South Jersey Summer Music Camp Readies For Final Concert of Season

Sixty students who play string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments spent two intense weeks studying with professional musicians from Camden’s “Symphony in C.”

08/14/2014

(Mayor Nutter and former governor Rendell listen as DNC executive director Amy Dacey briefs reporters on the first day of the Democrats' visit to Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Democrats Tight-Lipped About 2016 Convention During Philadelphia Visit

“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.

08/13/2014

Markela Sourovelis with lawyers announced her lawsuit on Independence Mall. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Suit Claims Philadelphia’s Seizure Practices Are Unconstitutional

The Institute for Justice filed a federal class action claiming the city of Philadelphia’s practice of seizing millions in cash, cars and houses every year is unconstitutional.

08/13/2014

(A newspaper box announcing the resignation of New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey stands in front of the NJ State House in Trenton on August 13, 2004.    Photo by Chris Hondros/ Getty Images)

10 Years Later, Recalling The Impact of Gov. McGreevey’s Surprise Announcement

Despite the scandal, McGreevey’s announcement opened the closet door for many in the LGBT community.

08/12/2014

(Construction fencing surrounds The Lincoln, a dilapidated apartment building at 12th and Locust Streets.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Neighbors Ecstatic That Burned-Out Center City Apartment House Will Be Rebuilt

It’s been eight years since fire gutted The Lincoln, leaving it to sit as an eyesore at 12th and Locust Streets.

08/12/2014

Quinzel Tomoney (far left) and other Philadelphia CeaseFire community organizers speak to residents in North Philadelphia. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia CeaseFire Launches New Effort To End Street Violence

Philadelphia CeaseFire has launched a new campaign that it hopes will stop violent shootings before they occur.

08/11/2014

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Vigil Held Days After Mother Of Kids Killed In Carjacking Crash Dies From Injuries

Dozens of mourners gathered in the Tioga section of Philadelphia Saturday where a mother and three children were run over during a July 25th car jacking. The mother succumbed to her injuries on Thursday.

08/09/2014

Beech International on Cecil B. Moore Avenue. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

A Day Of Jazz To Celebrate 25 Years Of Community Revitalization In North Central Philadelphia

A North Philadelphia organization known for community development is kicking off its 25th anniversary celebration with a day of Jazz on Cecil B. Moore Avenue next week.

08/09/2014

(Volunteer workers clean up debris across the street from Hessey Playground, in Kensington.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Volunteers Descend on a Philadelphia Neighborhood’s Persistent Grime and Crime

The Ray of Hope Project brings in strong, healthy volunteers to fight what the group’s head calls an “uphill battle” in Kensington.

08/08/2014

(A ceremony in the renovated Nicetown Park opened the three-day Nicetown festival highlighting community improvements.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nicetown Neighborhood Celebrates Another Year of Community Improvements

“We’re trying to work together to put the ‘nice’ back in the town,” says Majeedah Rashid, CEO of the Nicetown Community Development Corporation.

08/07/2014

Lori Walsh talking to a group of seniors at Watermark on Wednesday. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

PPD Reaches Out To Educate Older Population

Today marks the second day of the Philadelphia Police Department’s Senior Safety Expo.

08/07/2014

Growing memorial at Germantown and Allegheny. (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Community Members March To Protect Young Children From Violence

The number of rallies, marches and vigils are adding up as community members react to recent homicides that claimed the lives of young children in North and South Philadelphia. Repeated acts of violence are taking their toll.

08/07/2014

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