Fairmount

Jennifer Bennetch, one of the organizers of the Parkway encampment, speaking to reporters.
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Pat Loeb
July 21, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said he met with organizers of a protest encampment on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Monday, and he’s hopeful it will be gone soon. Read more here.
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Eastern State Penitentiary
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John McDevitt
June 17, 2020 - 8:28 pm
Loss of revenue due to COVID-19 forces a popular Philadelphia historic site to reduce staff and programming. Read more here.
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Brewerytown residents Lorette Willis and Marc Rademaker heard explosions overnight as looters tried to blow up ATMs.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 03, 2020 - 8:40 am
For the second night in a row, thieves targeted ATM terminals in the city for cash, unnerving some North Philadelphia residents with a series of loud explosions. Read more here.
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A boombox
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Hadas Kuznits
April 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Fairmount neighborhood is coming together for a dance party this Saturday — t hey will be social distancing from the comfort of their own stoops. Read more here.
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Love note with hand drawn heart and pink rose petals
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Antionette Lee
April 12, 2020 - 10:29 am
There’s a sweet mystery going on in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood. Love notes have been popping up on doors and windows of businesses in Philadelphia's Fairmount area, many of which are closed because of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Hugh E. Dillon.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 02, 2020 - 3:59 pm
What's it like to live through the coronavirus? A resident of the Philadelphia’s Fairmount neighborhood who contracted COVID-19 last month and is now on the mend tells his story. Read more here.
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A vigil in Fairmount held to remember 4-year-old Zya Singleton.
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Justin Udo
November 19, 2019 - 8:52 pm
A Philadelphia neighborhood comes together to remember a 4-year-old girl who died earlier this month after what officials are calling severe physical abuse. Read more here.
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Jasmine Singleton and her daughter, Zya, when she was 2-years-old.
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Cherri Gregg
November 12, 2019 - 8:28 pm
The biological mother of the 4-year-old who was brutally abused in Francisville is speaking out after murder charges against her daughter's caretaker were announced. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
November 12, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Samilya Brown, 38, has been charged with murder in the death of 4-year-old Zya Singleton. Prosecutors say the child suffered years of physical abuse. Read more here.
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The Charnae Wise Memorial Gardens at 30th and Harper streets, with a recently refurbished mural honoring the young girl who died of neglect in 1997.
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Andrew Kramer
November 03, 2019 - 9:34 am
Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood got a colorful new look recently, as a mural at 30th and Harper streets for over two decades was refurbished.
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