Cherri Gregg

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Drug Giant GSK Hands Out $360,000 To Help Improve Community Health

Glaxo Smith Kline gave nine $40,000 “Impact Award” grants to nonprofit groups that work to create healthier communities through education, food resources, shared spaces, and more.

12/02/2014

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Youth Football Team Cuts Ribbon On New Field In North Philadelphia

The Pop Warner Pee Wee champion Blackhawks dedicated their new football field in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

12/02/2014

(The Wilson Building.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Work Begins on New Facility for a Growing Camden, NJ Charter School

The work on the historic “Wilson Building” will be a major milestone in the revitalization of the Cooper Street area.

12/01/2014

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West Philadelphia HIV Advocate Shares His Story In Honor Of World AIDS Day

It’s World AIDS Day, and a West Philadelphia HIV activist is sharing the story of keeping his HIV-positive status secret for 25 years.

12/01/2014

(From left to right) Jeff Glass of Boyd's, Faatinah Gamble, Algernon Wilde, Nahmir Glenn and Kenny Gamble at Boyd's of Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Fashion Show Raises Money For Youth Etiquette And Mentorship Programs

Mega producer Kenny Gamble and his wife, Faatimah, are holding a swanky fundraiser.

11/30/2014

A rally in no Philadelphia the day after the Grand Jury decision was announced. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Experts Discuss Picking Up The Pieces After Ferguson Riots

The focus is slowly shifting from protests to next steps in the process.

11/28/2014

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Special Protections Provided For Immigrants From Countries Hit Hard By Ebola

A new initiative to give temporary protection to West African immigrants affected by Ebola has gone under the radar.

11/28/2014

Seth Williams (FILE PHOTO credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia DA Issues Annual List Of Holiday Shopping Safety Reminders

Philadelphia’s district attorney has issued his annual warning for the official kick off of the holiday shopping season.

11/27/2014

(Hopeful recipients line up outside a Price Rite supermarket in Camden, NJ.  The store and prizefighter Bernard Hopkins donated 500 turkeys to be given away.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Camden, NJ, Hometown Supermarket and Local Sports Hero Give Away Turkeys

Boxing legend and light-heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins partnered with Price Rite to give away 500 turkeys for the holiday.

11/24/2014

(Artist's rendering of the new Philadelphia Family Court building, at 15th and Arch Streets.  Image provided)

Children Strip-Searched At New Philadelphia Family Courthouse

Sources say the searches occurred individually and in small groups, and that the juveniles were asked to remove all their clothes, to squat, and to cough.

11/21/2014

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention board member Shelly Leaphart-Williams (Credit: AFSP)

Local Events Highlight Day For Suicide Survivors To Remember

Saturday is International Survivors of Suicide Day, which will feature local events focusing on how to how to prevent.

11/21/2014

File photo of President Obama.  (Credit: Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Immigrant Community Awaits President’s Immigration Reform Decision

The Philadelphia immigrant community will be watching and waiting in anticipation of President Obama’s decision.

11/20/2014

(A house on West Chew Street, in West Oak Lane, where building materials are being salvaged by Philadelphia Community Corps.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Building Up By Tearing Down: Fighting Blight, Unemployment in Philadelphia

The fledgling agency puts former prison inmates to work, removing wood flooring, cabinets, and other fixtures for possible sale or reuse.

11/19/2014

(A peaceful protest on November 17th in Clayton, Mo.    Photo by Michael B. Thomas/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Rally Set To Respond to Grand Jury Findings in Ferguson, Mo. Shooting

The rallies, dozens across the country, are being organized on social media.

11/18/2014

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Papal Visit Marks Exciting Time For Many Local Parishes

News that Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia next year is sparking excitement within Catholic parishes across the city.

11/18/2014

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