Point Breeze

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Police: Man Shot 4 Times In Point Breeze

Philadelphia Police say it happened at about 9:25 p.m. Thursday at 21st and Dickinson Street.

05/21/2015

(From left: Otis Bullock, DCS executive director; city councilman Kenyatta Johnson; Mayor Nutter; Lorraine Yarborough, DCS board president; Brian Hudson, CEO, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

A Point Breeze Apartment Complex Has New Owner and an Affordable-Housing Mission

City officials and developers cut the ribbon on Tasker Village, twenty-eight apartments that rent for $500 to $900 each, in the heart of what one realty group has called “the city’s hottest neighborhood,” with steeply climbing property values.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

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Police Investigate Point Breeze Home Invasion

Police say they are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Thursday morning in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia.

03/26/2015

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Man Shot In Point Breeze

Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening in the Point Breeze section of the city.

03/22/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene at 20th Street and Washington Avenue in South Philadelphia. (credit: Chopper 3)

Accident Involving SEPTA Bus Reported In Point Breeze

The accident was reported just after 5:30 p.m. Friday near 20th Street and Washington Avenue.

01/23/2015

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Police: Man Dies After Being Shot 14 Times While Driving In Point Breeze

It happened at 5:49 p.m. Friday at the 1500 block of South Cleveland Street.

12/05/2014

(Anton Moore holds one of the pellets used by toy guns which are prohibited by Philadelphia city ordinance.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Activists Get Neighborhood Store To Stop Selling Soft-Pellet Toy Guns

Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.

09/03/2014

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Teen Shot To Death In Point Breeze

The shooting happened on the 1500 block of South 21st Street around 10:16 p.m. on Wednesday.

08/21/2014

(Volunteers help build homes in Philadelphia for Habitat for Humanity.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Charity Building Six Homes in 3 Days For Needy Philadelphia Families

Volunteers from the carpenters’ union and five builders are donating time, helping Habitat for Humanity complete the homes in three days.

07/17/2014

(The Anthony Wayne Housing Project, Phase II.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Once A Vacant School Building, Now Senior Housing In Point Breeze

Conversion of the historic Anthony Wayne School building, at 28th and Morris Streets, began ten years ago, when $5.5 million in tax credits and city funding helped convert the school into 36 units of affordable housing.

07/16/2014

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Point Breeze Schools, Community Center Receive Make-Over

Hundreds of Point Breeze students may not recognize their schools when they return to class on Monday. About 1,000 volunteers gave some schools and a community center a make-over on Saturday.

05/31/2014

(A digital rendering of what the mural honoring Dr. Shawn White will look like.  Image provided by Mural Arts Program)

Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music Legend

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.

04/09/2014

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Teen Shot in Point Breeze Home

Police say a teen was shot in a South Philadelphia home Wednesday night.

04/02/2014

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Woman Shot Twice By Masked Intruder While Lying In Bed

South Detectives are searching for a man they say broke into a Point Breeze home and shot a woman while she was lying in her bed.

03/11/2014

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Teen Injured In Point Breeze Stabbing Dies

A 14-year-old Philadelphia boy stabbed last week by a teenage girl has reportedly died.

02/18/2014

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