State Rep. Jason Dawkins will sponsor Frankford Community Day and Gospel Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gambrel Playground, 1900 Wakeling St.
An open discussion: Community Relations Officer Rich Simon from the 7th Police District greeted community members in the district’s second Coffee with a Cop event on July 16 at Dunkin’ Donuts in the Presidential Plaza, 9834 Bustleton Ave. As part of a public outreach effort, Simon and other officers will be available periodically to answer questions and concerns from the community. Follow the 7th district on Twitter @PPD07Dist and visit the district’s page on www.phillypolice.com for information and meeting schedules. SOURCE: 7TH POLICE DISTRICT
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Philadelphia Futures is offering two new resources to support Philadelphia’s college-bound students.
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Madonna needs a forever home
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