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Fire Forces Evacuations at Ben Franklin High School

The fire reportedly started around 10am at the school near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.

06/08/2015

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Detectives Searching For Suspects Who Robbed Fairmount Bar

Detectives are asking for the public’s help finding two men who robbed a bar in Fairmount this week.

05/21/2015

(A mural by artist Jesse Krimes, recreating one he painted on prison bedsheets, is installed in a cell at Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

New Artworks Accompany Seasonal Opening of Eastern State Penitentiary

The historic Eastern State Penitentiary, in Fairmount, launches its 2015 season with new art installations and a free open house on Friday evening.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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Construction Worker Critically Injured In Fairmount

Authorities say a construction worker is in critical condition after an accident Saturday morning in Fairmount.

04/18/2015

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Police Investigate Possible Abduction In Fairmount Park

Philadelphia Police are investigating a reported abduction of a woman along the 3200 block of Sedgley Drive.

03/26/2015

The Fairmount neighborhood will be packed with people this weekend for the Fairmount Food Crawl. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Fairmount Food Crawl Offers Chance To Truly Pig Out

Here’s a question you’ve probably never been asked: do you think you can eat a whole pig? You have a chance to find out Saturday in Fairmount.

03/20/2015

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Hear Philly: Oink Oink! Fairmount Bars Offer Pig Samples, Cocktail Specials During Crawl

Do you think you can eat a whole pig? You’ll have a chance to find out Saturday March 21st all throughout Fairmount.

03/10/2015

Four suspects wanted in the attack and iPhone theft from a 13-year-old. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Teens Choke, Steal iPhone From 13-Year-Old On Philly Street

Police are searching for several teenagers who choked and stole an iPhone from a 13-year-old in Philadelphia.

02/25/2015

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Philadelphia Salon Hosting Double Fundraiser To Benefit Locks Of Love And Brewerytown Neighborhood

Organizer Every Heard says there are plans to have a photographer on site for before and after photos, refreshments from Rybrew and maybe even a couple musical performances.

02/03/2015

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Gunman Takes $1K From Popular Fairmount Bar

Police say a man held up the Urban Saloon in Fairmount at gunpoint early Thursday morning, and got away with a significant amount of cash.

01/29/2015

(Members of the Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Cloistered Order of ‘Pink Sisters,’ Based in Fairmount, Mark 100 Years in Philadelphia

“Our first sisters came from our mother house in Steyl, Holland, so the occasion we’re actually celebrating is the anniversary of their arrival,” says Sister Mary Caritas (center).

12/05/2014

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Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts Toy Drive Benefiting Children With Incarcerated Parents

If you bring a new unwrapped toy or book for the kids to Eastern State Penitentiary, the historic site will grant a second tour admission free of charge. The toy drive is a partnership between Eastern State and Philadelphia FIGHT’s Institute for Community Justice.

12/02/2014

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Zeoli: Hate Crime Laws Are Unjust; Let’s Have Victim Equality

For no reason whatsoever last week, 24-year-old Shane Carey was savagely beaten in Center City Philadelphia by a group of thugs. The beating left him with a fractured jaw. The story has gotten very little media attention, barely a blip on the radar.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/16/2014

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Project HOME Hosts Annual HOME Spun Resale Boutique Fashion Show In Fairmount

Paris fashion week may have just ended, but Philadelphia’s Project HOME showed off its own high style collection Thursday outside of its Homespun Boutique in Fairmount.

10/02/2014

Cara Ferrentino gives residents in Fairmount an in-depth look at the new bike share program. (Credit: Justin Udo)

New Bike Share Program Riding Into Philadelphia

A new program that lets folks rent bicycles for short periods of time is on its way to Philadelphia.

09/26/2014

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