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(Jerome Shabazz.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Jerome Shabazz

In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.

02/05/2014

(Philayva performing on stage.  L-R: Virgil Walker, Erik Scattareggia, Charlene Holloway, Dan Austin, and Bob Shields.  Image provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Smooth Jazz That’s All Philly

The band is called Philayva (pronounced “flay-vah”), and that unusual spelling gives you a clue to what makes it special.

07/14/2013

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Several Hospitalized In Memorial Day Shootings In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police are investigating shootings that sent several people to the hospital on Memorial Day.

05/27/2013

Denise McGregor Armbrister of Wells Fargo Regional Foundation, Farah Jimenez and Kira Strong (far right) (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Big Plans In The Works To Revitalize Lower Lancaster Avenue

Dozens were on hand at the historic Hawthorne Hall to mark the beginning of “Make Your Mark,” a community driven effort to revitalize lower Lancaster Avenue.

05/21/2013

Suspect Stephen John Groch (credit: Lower Merion PD).

Suspect Arrested In Bryn Mawr Hit-Run That Injured Mother, Twins

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit and run that injured a mother and her five-year-old twins in Montgomery County late last month.

05/15/2013

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2 Suspects Sought In Home Invasion In Montgomery County

Police are beefing up patrols in a Montgomery County neighborhood after a home invasion with a twist.

05/02/2013

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Mother, 5-Year-Old Twins Injured In Hit-Run Accident On Lancaster Avenue

On Thursday, April 25th at 1:30 p.m., the Bryn Mawr woman, 46, was crossing Lancaster Avenue at Bryn Mawr Avenue with her children when they were struck by a black pickup truck.

04/26/2013

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Elderly Woman Dies After Crashing Her Car Into Building In Tredyffrin

The car reportedly crashed into the building at 961 Lancaster Avenue in Tredyffrin on Friday morning.

07/06/2012

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Remorseful Donut Shop Patron Waives Hearing in West Philly Hot Coffee Incident

David Timbers is charged with aggravated assault and related counts, mainly for throwing hot coffee on a donut shop worker.

05/30/2012

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Suspect In Hot Coffee Assault Surrenders

The man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a donut shop employee in an apparent dispute over $2.40 turned himself Monday evening, according to authorities.

05/14/2012

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Police: Man Who Threw Hot Coffee On Donut Shop Employee Identified

Police in Philadelphia are searching for a man who allegedly threw hot coffee on a Fresh Donuts employee on Tuesday.

05/13/2012

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Suspect Arrested For String Of Robberies In Philadelphia

A Philadelphia man has been arrested for multiple robberies in the southwest area of the city.

05/09/2012

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Armed Robbery Suspect Targeting Coffee Shops

Philadelphia police are searching for the man responsible for robbing two cafes last month.

05/04/2012

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Hazmat Investigation Shuts Down Several Roads In Montgomery County

A HAZMAT investigation in Montgomery County shut down several roads for close to an hour Thursday afternoon.

05/03/2012

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Vandals Slash Tires Of 17 Cars In Overbrook

The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.

03/29/2012

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