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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Germantown

The 11-inch main broke around 2 p.m. Friday at Chew Street and Washington Lane.

02/27/2015

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

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Philadelphia Artist Convicted In Second Explosives Case

A 55-year-old Germantown artist, who blew off part of his right drawing hand playing with a homemade explosive device, has been convicted of possessing Weapons of Mass Destruction.

02/12/2015

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In Germantown

It happened at about 7:58 p.m. Monday at the 5900 block of Magnolia Street.

02/02/2015

(Joan Johson and some "frakturs" from the collection of her and her husband.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

German-American Folk Art Exhibit Opens at Philadelphia Museum of Art

The exhibit, from the private collection of Joan and Victor Johnson, contains more than 230 pieces of Pennsylvania German writings and drawings, called “frakturs.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

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1 Injured In Germantown House Fire

Officials say one person was hurt during a two-story house fire early Thursday morning.

01/29/2015

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Police: Store Ckerk Shot 3 Times During Robbery In Germantown

Philadelphia Police say a man was shot three times during a robbery inside a corner store in Germantown Wednesday night.

01/21/2015

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Man Critically Injured In Daytime Shooting In Germantown

The victim, a 20-year-old male, was reportedly shot twice, once in the right leg and once in the left rib area.

01/02/2015

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Year In Review: Carjacking, Sexual Assault And The Massacre Of A Family In North Philadelphia

Two young men are now awaiting trial in a case of carjacking, sexual assault, and the massacre of a family.

12/28/2014

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Hazmat Call Prompts Evacuation Of Germantown Home

Crews are investigating a hazmat situation in the Germantown section of Philadelphia that forced an evacuation at a home.

12/26/2014

Service was suspended in both directions on the Chestnut Hill East Line due to a car blocking the tracks near the Germantown station.  (Credit: SEPTA)

Taxi Blocks Train Tracks, Shuts Down SEPTA Regional Rail Service

Authorities are trying to figure out how a driver went up an enbankment then drove on to the tracks.

12/26/2014

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Police Vehicle Involved In Crash In Germantown

A police vehicle was involved in a car accident in Germantown Thursday morning.

12/18/2014

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PHA Breaks Ground On New Low-Income Housing Complex

Philadelphia Housing Authority officials have broken ground on a low-rise affordable housing complex in Germantown.

12/18/2014

Lowe & Perry (credit: Philadelphia Police)

2 Suspects Arrested In Philadelphia For Allegedly Committing Multiple Robberies In One Day

Philadelphia Police say they’ve arrested two suspected believed to have committed several robberies within an 11 hour period earlier this month.

12/17/2014

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Police Search For Suspect In Stabbing, Robbery

Philadelphia Police are searching for a suspect who they say stabbed and robbed a man outside his apartment in the city’s Germantown neighborhood.

12/17/2014

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