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Tim Jimenez

(Patrick Sanyeah, center, is father of two of the four children who died in the Saturday morning fire.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Father Of Children Who Perished In Gesner Street Fire Receives Letter From Mayor

Sanyeah reflects on a letter from the Mayor, who expressed sadness, sympathy and said firefighters did everything they could to save lives and the city would fully investigate the blaze. Sanyeah, still grieving, spent an hour meeting with Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison, which he calls positive.

07/14/2014

The students leaving for D.C. on Sunday (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Area Students In Nation’s Capital For Leadership Summit

Five area high schoolers, interning with the non-profit Philadelphia Youth Network, are in Washington D.C. for a Student Leaders Summit.

07/14/2014

(A model built from household objects by  middle schoolers is about to get a drop test at Bernard Harris Science Camp, in North Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Middle Schoolers Show Prowess at Science Camp at Temple U.

A group of middle school students, at Temple University for a two-week science camp, were playing the role of NASA engineers.

07/10/2014

Patrick Sanyeah (sitting and speaking) surrounded by friends and family. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Group Of SW Philly Residents March To City Hall To Demand Apology From Mayor Nutter

Members of the Southwest Philadelphia community devastated by last weekend’s fatal fire took their outrage to City Hall Wednesday evening.

07/10/2014

credit: Tim Jimenez

Vice President Biden Visits Greek Orthodox Church In Philadelphia

There was a warm welcome for Vice President Biden in what he calls his second city. He spoke to clergy and lay people who are part of a faith he says he’s become familiar with through the years.

07/10/2014

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Protests Held Near Scene Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

A large protest is being held Monday night outside of a fire station near the scene of Saturday’s early morning house fire that left four children dead in Southwest Philadelphia.

07/07/2014

Fire officials speak with members of community about fire safety and address concerns in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.  (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Fire Officials Still Working To Determine Cause Of Fire That Killed 4 Children In Southwest Philadelphia

Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer wouldn’t go into specifics, but acknowledges firefighters have gotten threats from angry residents in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.

07/07/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez)

Prayers, Donations Pour In For Victims Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

There were heavy hearts at a Sunday morning service in Southwest Philadelphia. It was held in a church on on the same block of the deadly house fire that killed four young children and displaced dozens of residents.

07/06/2014

(conductor Larry Blank leads the Philly Pops in its traditional Independence Day concert, relocated indoors this year due to weather.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Spirits Are Sunny Even As Iffy Weather Forces Philly Pops Holiday Concert Indoors

Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.

07/04/2014

A Broad Street subway train. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Touts Success Of Weekend Overnight Subway Pilot Program

SEPTA’s Assistant General Manager of Operations Ron Hopkins says so far, the two full weekends of this pilot program has seen a 40 percent jump in ridership on Saturdays and more than 60 percent increase on Sundays as the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines operate in the overnight hours.

06/30/2014

St. Ann Church In bucks County held a final serive Sunday. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Emotional Final Service For Bucks County Catholic Church Set To Close

The 108-year-old Church of St. Ann in Bristol Borough, Bucks County celebrated their final mass Sunday.

06/29/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

Neshaminy School Board To Vote On Paper’s ‘Redskin’ Ban

The Neshaminy School Board finally votes tonight on a policy change that prohibits editors of the high school newspaper from completely banning the word “Redskins” in its pages.

06/26/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

Nate, along with many other soccer fans are ready for Sunday's big game. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Fans Gearing Up for U.S. World Cup Game

A World Cup block party is taking place in Center City and a lot of local soccer die-hards got the party started early.

06/22/2014

(Revel Casino-Hotel.  File photo provided)

Revel Files Second Bankruptcy In 2 Years; Threatens Shutdown Without Buyer

Shortly after distributing the letters, Revel filed a Chapter 11 petition with the federal bankruptcy court, its second in as many years. Revel said it hopes to find a buyer quickly.

06/19/2014

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