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Germantown

(A grateful senior thanks Peco VP Mike Innocenzo for the fan she received.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

First Come, First Served: Peco Gives Away Window Fans To Area’s Elderly

At the Center in the Park, a senior center in Germantown, it took less than 45 minutes for about a hundred box fans to get scooped up.

06/20/2014

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Can Philly’s Darmani Rock Be The Next Muhammad Ali?

Raised on the hardcore streets of Germantown, so reluctant to throw a punch that he was the object of ridicule as a kid, 6-foot-4, 250-pound Rock has all the components to possibly represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

05/13/2014

A man was injured after an M-80 firecracker exploded in his hand inside a Germantown home on May 7, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Man Now Facing Charges For Germantown Firework Explosion

Nearly a week after a firecracker exploded inside a Germantown home, the homeowner has been arrested and is facing charges.

05/13/2014

A man was injured after an M-80 firecracker exploded in his hand inside a Germantown home on May 7, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Man Injured In Freak Firework Accident Inside Germantown Home

A man was rushed to the hospital after a large firecracker exploded in his hand inside a Philadelphia home early Wednesday morning.

05/07/2014

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Police Investigate Murder-Suicide In Germantown

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the 6200 block of Clearview Street.

05/06/2014

Dr. Bon Ku (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Homeless Hospital Patients Now Have A Care Facility Where They Can Recover

Homeless men who are hospitalized in Philadelphia now have a safe place to recover once they are discharged.

03/29/2014

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PSPCA Investigates Shocking Case Of Animal Cruelty In Germantown

The Pennsylvania SPCA is investigating a report of animal cruelty in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood.

03/11/2014

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In Germantown

It happened shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday in the 4900 block of Pulaski Avenue.

02/27/2014

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Fire Destroys Three-story Germantown Home

Two dogs died and one person was sent to the hospital with smoke inhalation due to the blaze, which happened overnight in the 100 block of West Washington Lane.

02/24/2014

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Woman Found Dead After Germantown Apartment Fire

The fire reportedly broke out around 9:30 a.m. on West Hansberry Street in Germantown.

02/20/2014

Deadly fire in Germantown. (credit: CBS)

89-Year-Old Man Dies Following Germantown House Fire

A man pulled from a house fire in Philadelphia late Monday evening has died.

02/18/2014

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Quick-Thinking Guard Saves Teen, Family From Gunman In Germantown

It was an intense few moments at the APlus Sunoco at the intersection of Queen and Green Lane in Germantown around 12:30 Friday morning.

01/17/2014

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Police: Man Shot Multiple Times Dies In Germantown

It happened at about 7:46 p.m. Tuesday in the 6300 block of Musgrave Street.

01/07/2014

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Arrest Made In Murder Of Retired Villanova University Professor

Philadelphia Police have made an arrest in connection with the stabbing death of a retired Villanova University professor.

12/20/2013

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Police Searching For Suspect Who Robbed Historic Germantown House

The suspect stole two large sterling silver trays and a silver tea and coffee pot valued at $300.

12/20/2013

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