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Suspicious Device Found Inside Queen Village Building

Police say PGW workers and the Philadelphia Fire Department responded to a report of a smell of gas in the 700 block of S. 4th Street around 9 p.m.

04/14/2014

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Founder’s Descendants Weigh In On Cemetery Discovered Beneath Queen Village Playground

Planning continues for renovating Weccacoe Playground while preserving an African-American cemetery beneath it. Descendants of the cemetery’s founder recently came forward with their ideas.

12/16/2013

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2 Suspects Arrested, One At Large In Connection With Several Philadelphia Robberies

Police say multiple tips received during the investigation lead them to the 1700 block of South Chadwick Street, where Nicholas Pompeii was arrested.

11/06/2013

Gentry (left) and Pompeii (right). (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Search Continues For Suspects Wanted For Robberies In Point Breeze And Queen Village

The Philadelphia Police Department’s South Detectives Division says the suspects have now been identified as Kennan Gentry and Nicholas Pompeii.

11/05/2013

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspects Wanted For String Of Robberies

Police in Philadelphia are trying to identify several suspects wanted for multiple robberies in Queen Village and Point Breeze.

10/30/2013

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Knife-Wielding Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Queen Village Nail Salon

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who robbed customers and employees of a nail salon at knife-point.

10/01/2013

Suspect Luis Moreno (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Both Suspects Wanted For Cab Driver Stabbing In Police Custody

Twenty-one-year-old Luis Moreno was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery and related charges in connection to the incident, which happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday at Front and Christian Streets in Queen Village.

09/03/2013

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Future Of Queen Village Playground Includes Look At Buried Black History

The Weccacoe Playground near 4th and Queen Street in Queen Village has a bright future– the site will soon undergo a half-a-million dollars in renovations. But what’s more interesting is the playground’s past and what lies beneath the surface.

07/18/2013

Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin. (credit: Philadelphia Fire Department)

Memorial Fund Established In Name Of Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin

A memorial fund has been established for the family of a Philadelphia firefighter killed in a blaze earlier this month.

04/17/2013

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Final Goodbye For Fallen Firefighter

Family, friends, and hundreds of fellow firefighters gathered to say their final goodbyes to a Philadelphia fire captain killed in the line of duty.

04/11/2013

Flowers outside Ladder 27. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Fallen Philadelphia Fire Captain To Get Posthumous Promotion

A veteran Philadelphia firefighter who died while battling a blaze this past weekend will be promoted posthumously.

04/08/2013

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At Least 17 Residents, Business Owners Displaced By Queen Village Fire

The fire is believed to have started inside of Jack B’s Fabric at 4th and Fitzwater before spreading to neighboring apartments and businesses.

04/07/2013

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Fire Captain Killed, Firefighter Injured In Queen Village Blaze

Officials confirmed a 29-year veteran fire captain from Ladder 27 was killed in the blaze when a roof collapsed. A second firefighter was injured while trying to rescue him.

04/06/2013

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Underground Fire Causes Evacuations In Queen Village

Officials say some underground electrical wires caught fire in an upscale Philadelphia neighborhood and some residents had to be evacuated.

02/07/2013

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In South Philadelphia’s Italian Market, Shoppers Readying For ‘Feast of 7 Fishes’

For Italians, Christmas Eve means the Feast of the Seven Fishes.

12/24/2012

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