Cherri Gregg

Mayor Nutter helped kick off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

City Hall Celebration Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month In Philadelphia

City Hall was thumping and bumping on Wednesday as the city kicked off its fifth celebration of Jazz Appreciation month.

04/02/2015

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Muslims Turning The Other Cheek As Anti-Islam Bus Ads Appear

Controversial Anti-Islamic ads began running today on dozens of Septa buses rolling throughout Philadelphia. Muslims who saw the message begged to differ.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

(Imam Mikal Shabazz speaks at a Love Park rally.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Interfaith Rally Looks Beyond Anti-Islam Bus Ads That SEPTA Is Being Forced To Run

Scores of Christians, Jews, and Muslims today joined Philadelphia elected officials for a rally in Love Park designed to protest the incendiary bus ads, which link Adolf Hitler to Islam.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

(Temperance Jaxson, right, with her boyfriend, Jack Jarmon, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Quietly Lending a Hand To The Less Fortunate

“I thought, we have to do something — what can we do?” recalls Temperance Jaxson, right, after seeing a homeless woman sleeping outside her window.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/30/2015

(credit: Griffin Mulvey-Hudson)

West Chester Boy, 12, Has Dreams Of Going Pro In Tennis, But Needs Community’s Help

A 12-year-old West Chester boy is on a mission to compete in tennis on an international stage and he’s hoping the community will help getting there.

03/28/2015

(credit: CBS3)

Controversial Ads To Appear On Some SEPTA Buses

At a special SEPTA board meeting Thursday members of the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia commended SEPTA for its efforts to try and prevent the ads.

03/26/2015

(Dee Bailey, leading the annual "Black History in the Barbershop" event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders

Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(The "Angie's List" web site.)

Web Site ‘Angie’s List’ Sued For Fraud in Federal Court in Philadelphia

A Pennsylvania woman is lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit filed in Philadelphia, charging that the web site ranks service providers better if they pay a fee.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

(At the office of the federal prosecutor in Philadelphia, Philadelphia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, at lectern, speaks with reporters.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philly’s Top Cop Says City Will Follow New Federal Recommendations on Deadly Force

The DOJ report came in response to police commisioner Charles Ramsey’s resquest for a federal investigation after a spike in police-involved shootings in 2013.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(Harry Leong, with some of the neighborhood youngsters he had taken under his wing.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Harry Leong, A Community Bulwark in Chinatown

“My faith calls me to really serve my community, to love our neighbors.” And service has been his guiding light.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/23/2015

(credit: State of Pennsylvania)

Lawmaker Wants To Make Voter Registration in Pennsylvania More Automatic

Under the proposed law, a voter registration would be completed whenever a person applies for a driver’s license, applies to get benefits or a birth certificate, or enters a state-run college or university — unless the person “opts out.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

(An artist's rendering of a section of the park proposed to run atop the Reading Viaduct, near 11th and Callowhill Streets.  Image provided by Studio | Bryan Hanes)

Huge Civic Project Aims To Bring Social Spaces to Several Phila. Neighborhoods

Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

(Ann Rejrat, in Pearson Hall, on the campus of Temple University.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Swimming For MS

“I realized my sister’s story isn’t unique,” recalls Ann Rejrat. “There’s a lot of people out there who need help.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

(credit: CBS)

Thousands Expected At Philly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Today will mark Philadelphia’s 245th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/15/2015

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Group That Helps Kids Think Critically Puts Final Touches On First Bilingual Center

Mighty Writers, a group that promotes critical thinking and creativity through after-school and weekend programming, is opening its first bilingual center on Monday.

03/14/2015

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