Girard College

(Left to right) Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Vice President Joe Biden, and Mayor Michael Nutter push for tougher gun control measures during a roundtable discussion at Girard College. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Vice President Biden Brings His Push For Stricter Gun Laws To Philadelphia

Vice President Joe Biden brought his push for tougher gun laws to Philadelphia’s Girard College on Monday.

02/11/2013

Joe Biden

Vice President Biden Visits Philadelphia For Gun Control Talk

It will be a friendly audience for the Vice President, in that he’ll be in a roundtable discussion with local police, state prosecutors and three members of Congress — all Democrats.

02/11/2013

Girard College is set up for the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Day of Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Volunteers will be giving out netbooks in an effort to bridge the digital divide. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Girard College Focuses On ‘Bridging The Digital Divide’ During MLK Day Of Service

At Girard College, they say about 4,000 people will give their time today, all part of the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Day of Service.

01/21/2013

Rubye's Kids party at Girard College. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Christmas Comes Early For Children At 19th Annual Rubye’s Kids Holiday Party

Christmas came early for several hundred children this weekend at the 19th annual Rubye’s Kids Holiday Party at Girard College.

12/09/2012

(Credit: www.girardcollege.edu)

New President For Girard College

They’ve hung the “Help Wanted” sign outside of Girard College. The school’s first African-American and female president has handed in her resignation, effective in June.

04/08/2012

(Vice president Joe Biden, right, is accompanied by Mayor Nutter, center, and others for a Martin Luther King Day of Service event at Girard College.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

VP Biden Joins Philadelphia Officials For ‘MLK Day of Service’ Events

An estimated 85,000 volunteers participated in more than 1,300 services projects on Monday as part of the Greater Philadelphia Area Martin Luther King Day of Service.

01/16/2012

E-Cycling Added To MLK Day Of Service At Girard College

There’s a different sort of community service event on Monday, marking Martin Luther King Day. It’s e-cycling, as in recycling for electronics.

01/15/2012

(File photo of a previous day of service)

MLK Day Of Service Less Than A Month Away

The 16th annual Martin Luther King Jr. day of service in Philadelphia, which is the largest of its kind in the nation, will be held January 17th across the region.

12/20/2010

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‘Farm To Families’ Provides Fresh Food For Those In Need

A non-profit organization that works to support the health and well being of children in North Philadelphia is providing fresh food boxes for families in those neighborhoods.

11/22/2010

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