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East North Philly neighborhood takes pride in green transformation

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Nilda Ruiz, standing at a park in her East North Philadelphia neighborhood, can’t stop smiling. Born and raised in the area, sometimes... Read more

Philabundance halts a successful food giveaway

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A program in South Philadelphia that, in 11 weeks, has given more than 50,000 pounds of frozen meat and dairy products to anyone in need... Read more

In Germantown, a salute to minority veterans of World War II

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When James Cranchall reflects on his Army years in Europe during World War II, he speaks with pride. Cranchall, 88, of Germantown, who was... Read more

Program for seniors celebrates arts and aging

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Mary Lowenthal Ferrer, has held many titles in her 86 years: actress on Broadway and in Hollywood, writer and public relations specialist.... Read more

Pedal-powered fun and art on the streets of Kensington

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For teams in an annual competition in Kensington, it does little justice to call their vehicles bicycles. The four-mile Kensington Kinetic... Read more

Engaging children with yoga night in North Philadelphia

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Aiming to introduce youngsters and adults to the benefits of yoga, a nonprofit organization is taking the discipline to a North Philadelphia... Read more
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New clinic serves city's dogs and cats

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With the opening of a new facility in the Grays Ferry section, a nonprofit group is making progress in the effort to control the number of... Read more

Tee ball expands in Strawberry Mansion

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Baseball is a great pastime but to some children, from as far away as Nicaragua to as close as our own city of Philadelphia, finding access... Read more