Rebuild

Greater Bible Way Temple
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Antionette Lee
September 09, 2019 - 6:05 pm
L&I inspectors ordered a cease of operations for the historic West Philly church that was ravaged by a three-alarm fire more than two weeks ago — including its adjacent homeless shelter. Dozens of people were forced to leave and are now displaced. Read more here.
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Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties
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John McDevitt
July 25, 2019 - 5:23 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After 13 months of hard work, members of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery and Delaware Counties welcomed Hani and Hayam Samaan and their sons, 4 year-old Matthew and 5-year-old Karas, into their new three-bedroom Bridgeport twin home. The Samaans were one...
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Justin Udo
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia is working to make sure some of its special projects give all Philadelphians a chance to get to work. “Rebuild” is the city’s initiative to revitalize parks, recreation centers and libraries. “Especially in neighborhoods that haven't had...
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Philadelphia is getting 17 new soccer pitches. City officials say the $3.5 million project will bring local facilities in line with local enthusiasm for the sport.
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Pat Loeb
July 17, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is getting 17 new soccer pitches, and city officials say the $3.5 million project will bring local facilities in line with local enthusiasm for the sport. 12-year-old Izel Perez plays for Palumbo Soccer Club in South Philadelphia, but he can't play at...
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Nicole Westerman
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Pat Loeb
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key piece of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's vision for renovating city parks, recreation centers and libraries will fall into place this week when city officials unveil apprenticeship programs aimed at providing union jobs for people who have, historically, had a...
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Wildwood, looking to completely rebuild its iconic boardwalk, is trying to get New Jersey to pay for it. Mayor Ernie Troiano is looking at putting in new concrete underpinnings, wooden slats, even utility hookups from the North Wildwood junction at 26th Street to...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
August 29, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's fiscal watchdog had a rather harsh assessment of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department in its latest review of city finances . Parks and Recreation offered more programs last year than the year before, but had fewer visitors and users. The...
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Mayor Jim Kenney at Olney Rec Center
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Pat Loeb
August 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's still a long way to go, but the ambitious Rebuild Philadelphia project to renovate libraries and rec centers has cleared the biggest hurdle. City officials celebrated Monday following the announcement that Heitzman Recreation Center on Castor Avenue and Amber...
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Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones
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Mike DeNardo
June 20, 2018 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city is moving ahead with plans to upgrade its recreation centers and playgrounds, while the beverage tax that would fund them remains in legal limbo. Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Curtis Jones announced that the fourth so-called "Rebuild" project will be a two-...
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Mayor Jim Kenney at Olney Rec Center
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Pat Loeb
May 23, 2018 - 9:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced Tuesday that Olney Rec Center will be the second facility the city will tackle in the half-billion-dollar Rebuild project. "The purpose of this whole program, this project, is equity," Kenney said. "We want to make sure that we...
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