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Basketball Game Brings Community, Police Together In Philadelphia

Police and residents in Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood got together to play some basketball in an effort to help build community relations.

05/04/2015

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Transforming A Corner Marked By Tragedy Into A Place Of Loving Memories

When Rochelle Williams and Florine Barker think of this corner of Germantown and Allegheny Avenue, the first thing that comes to mind is tragedy.

04/24/2015

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Roundtable Discussion On Community Policing Held In Philadelphia

Federal prosecutors, the mayor and Philadelphia police officials met with more than a dozen community leaders Monday in the second roundtable discussion on community policing.

04/20/2015

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South Jersey Community Comes Together To Help Family In Need

A South Jersey community comes together to help a family in need.

04/02/2015

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Concerns About Police Involved Shootings Bring Community And Law Enforcement Together In South Jersey

Nationwide outrage over police using lethal force sparked a seminar Wednesday for law enforcement and concerned citizens to learn more about officer involved shootings.

02/18/2015

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Attorney General Holder Comes To Philadelphia To Get Law Enforcement And Community Members Talking

Attorney General Eric Holder was in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon to hold another in his series of meetings aimed at building trust between community residents and the police.

01/15/2015

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Local Blogger Inspires Others To Step Outside Their Comfort Zones And ‘Get Gutsy’

Stepping outside of your comfort zone is easier said than done, but one local blogger took the leap, and now she is inspiring others to do the same.

11/19/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Montco Law Firm Celebrates Milestone By Giving Back And Planning For The Future

There have been many changes in Norristown over the last 100 years, but one constant has been the High Swartz law firm.

10/19/2014

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SW Philly Church Collects Supplies For Children Displaced By Deadly Fire

A Southwest Philadelphia Church is holding a celebration today for the children displaced following last month’s deadly fire on Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

08/30/2014

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Collaboration Between Montco School District And PSU Will Result In Fields For Student Athletes And Community

A Montgomery County school district is teaming up with Penn State University to provide state of the art athletic facilities for not only student athletes from both educational institutions but also the community.

08/23/2014

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New Pop-Up Garden Opens On South Street

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.

07/12/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

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New Effort Underway To Combat Violence In Chester, Delaware County

Drugs, violence, murder are common coverage topics for the media in Chester. Worse, they can be common sights for kids in neighborhoods worn and left to rot.

05/02/2014

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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

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