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New prayer wall at 4th and Pine in Society Hill. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Society Hill Church Creates New Way To Pray

Thursday marks the nation’s annual Day of Prayer and one Society Hill church has found an easy way for group prayer.

05/07/2015

(Philadelphia L&I commissioner Carlton Williams, at far left, and other city officials listen as fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer, at lectern, discusses the new program.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Fire Department Steps In To Help Deal With Large, Derelict Buildings

The fire department and L&I will perform joint inspections of commercial and industrial properties larger than 15,000 square feet.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

(Crowdpac's web page centered on the upcoming Philadelphia elections.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Elections Get High-Tech Examination Ahead of May Primary

A Silicon Valley startup has launched a web site to educate voters on all the candidates for Philadelphia mayor, City Council, judgeships, and more.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Several Chefs Help Prepare Food To Help Salvation Army Celebrate Farm-To-Table

The chefs come from some of Philadelphia’s most popular restaurants and they’ll be preparing food straight from the farm.

05/02/2015

Brandon Dixon (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Decades After Struggle To Integrate, Girard College Produces 2nd Gates Millennium Scholar

The school is preparing to graduate its second Gates Millennium Scholar , 50 years after Philadelphia civil rights activists began marching to desegregate.

05/01/2015

Freedom Fighters Kelvin Kelly (left), Karen Asper (standing in middle), Kenneth Salaam (right) and Eugene Dawkins (bottom). (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Celebrating 50 Years Since Protesters Help Open Door To Black Students At Girard College

The Freedom Fighters will spend Friday morning re-enacting the historic march at Girard College.

05/01/2015

Screenshot of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Jewish Newspaper Celebrates Decade Of Community News

The Philadelphia Jewish Voice — a free, online community newspaper — is celebrating its 10th anniversary tonight.

04/30/2015

Tanya Brown-Dickerson with her attorney (R). (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mother Of Brandon Tate-Brown Files Class Action And Wrongful Death Suit Against City

The mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, the man killed by police during a traffic stop in Frankford last December — sued the city of Philadelphia and two police officers involved in the shooting on Tuesday.

04/29/2015

The US Supreme Court building.  File photo by Paul Gluck)

Oral Arguments Today in U.S. Supreme Court on Same-Sex Marriage Case

The justices appeared divided on the issue right from the start.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

(Derek, Julian, and Sheila Green, photographed outside Houston Elementary School.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

For Philadelphia Family With Autistic Son, Neighborhood School Becomes a Model

During Autism Awareness Month, an East Mt. Airy couple is shining a light on how partnering with your public school can help create better services for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

(Nicole and Mady Wiley, with some donated goods.  Photo provided)

A Chester County Mother and Daughter, Energizing Tons of Food Donations

“It was my daughter’s idea to come up with a food drive,” recalls Nicole Wiley.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

Bhutanese refugees working on new community garden in Northeast Philadelphia. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Bhutanese Refugees In Philadelphia Mourn For Victims Of Nepal Earthquake

Philadelphia is home to about one thousand Bhutanese refugees who resettled here after spending nearly two decades living in Nepal, a nation devastated by Saturday’s massive earthquake.

04/26/2015

(credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio)

Month Long Celebration Of Black Writing Festival Kicks Off In Less Than A Week

A South Philadelphia non-profit that brings art to underserved communities is gearing up for its 30-day Celebration of Black Writing Festival and the event kicks off in less than a week.

04/25/2015

(Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Jazz Appreciation Month To End With A Bang

With less than a dozen events remaining in Jazz Appreciation month — this weekend is expected to bring the noise.

04/23/2015

(Monnett Sudler plays guitar during the inaugural Wednesday jazz concert at the office of Creative Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

City of Philadelphia Kicks Off Weekly Lunchtime Jazz Series in City Hall

Room 116 of City Hall was standing-room-only for the launch of the new series.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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