COMMUNITY MEALS PROGRAM SEEKS FUNDS/ VOLUNTEERS
which opened their sanctuaries for CCRA's Sacred Spaces tour this December have
launched a new collaboration, a project to serve noontime meals each Friday
commencing February 6 at the Stevens Center of the Lutheran Church, 2111 Sansom
St. The interfaith group seeks volunteers and funds - $250.00 will cover the
expense of one meal. Tax deductible contributions can be made to "The Lutheran
Church of the Holy Communion" and mailed to 2111 Sansom St. Phila 19103 marked
coordinators: 11:30 to 1:30 pm
workers: 9:30 am to Noon.
11am to 1pm.
up workers: 12:30 to 2:30 pm. OR to
pre prepared meals (the group has recipes for 25 people for those interested
delivering a meal).
congregations so far include:
Church of the Holy Communion
Temple Beth -
Zion Beth Israel
MERCHANT MEMBERS DISCOUNT PROGRAM
local merchants and save money too. These local merchants will provide a
here) to any member
who shows a current CCRA membership card (Di Bruno Bros. has its own CCRA card)
and personal identification.
Uber - Limo service Uber
provides $20 off a
first ride, Good for new users only. Members use
Philly Foodworks - Use the
code "CCRA" when signing up for home delivery and receive a $20 discount on
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS AND
Thru 2/8, Twenty-Two Gallery, 236
S. 22nd St
Twenty-Two Gallery represented artists will
show their best original works in many styles and mediums. Mediums include:
photography; oils; water color; sculpture; Sumi-e & print work. Many sizes
and price ranges to choose from.
Tonite, 1/9, 6 to 9 PM
TREECYCLING, SAT, 1/10,
10AM-4PM, MARKWARD PLAYGROUND, TANEY AND PINE ST.
Friends of Schuylkill
River Park will be collecting Naked X'mas Trees. $5 minimum suggested
donations. No early birds, late comers, no tinsels, ornaments -- NAKED Trees
Only. Click here for more information.
If you need help,
delivering your trees, please email
FREE CONCERT AT THE ACAD. OF VOCAL ARTS, SUN
1/11, 3PM, 1920
The AVA presents a free concert of Brahms Quartets featuring AVA's Resident Artists. Special Guests Anne Schoemaker, Pamela Fay, and Robert
Kahn will also perform. Luke
Housner is the music director of
this event. Selections include Opus 64, 92, 112, 91, & 120. To reserve your
seat, click here.
of Vocal Arts Concert at PCI, Wed, 1/14, 6:30 PM, 1920 Spruce
The Friends of the Philadelphia City Institute (PCI)
Library are presenting musicians from the Academy of Vocal Arts in a FREE
concert at the PCI Library. Soprano, Melinda Whittington, Tenor, Mackenzie
Whitney and Pianist, Luke Housner, will perform a selection of arias and duets
from operas, operettas and classic Broadway shows in the Meeting
Tenders Winter Basic Training, Sat, 1/24 and 1/31, 8:30am-1pm, PHS Town Hall,
100 N. 20th St, 1st Fl.
During two Saturday sessions, learn
the basics of tree planting and care including Tree Biology, identification,
stresses, planting, pruning and root care, and how to use these skills in home
landscape and in helping to restore the tree canopy in your neighborhood and the
$25.00. Register at https://www.pennhort.net/treetenders
ICE SKATING AT
THE NEW DILWORTH PARK, NOW THRU SAT., 2/22, CITY HALL
Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park in front of City Hall is open 7 days a week.
Costs are $3 for kids 10 & younger, $4 for adults, and $8 for skate rental.
For hours and a list of special events, click
CRIMES REPORT 12/8/14 -
1501 Walnut - Mini
Market (12/13-4:10pm) (Money) SAT. Employee states, the offender entered the
store, produced a Tan & Brown Semi-Auto Handgun and demanded cash, the
employee gave the money from the cash register. The offender fled on foot.
Water Bottle & Video recovered. B/M, 25 to 30yrs, 5'-8", 150lbs, Black
coat, Tan boots.
Robbery: 1600 Chestnut -
Beneficial Bank (12/11-4:57pm) (Demand Note) THURS. Compl states the offender
entered and produced a demand note, he stated he has a bomb which turned out to
be a spool of thread. The offender fled on foot with nothing. B/M, 5'-8",
30yrs, Thin, Goatee, Glasses, Green coat, Dark pants. ♦ 230 S. Broad - PNC
Bank (12/15-9:41am) (Demand Note) MON. Compl states the offender entered and
produced a demand note that stated, "This is a holdup, empty the drawer". The
male fled on foot with $4320usc. . B/M, 5'-11", 35yrs, Black vest coat, Black
cap, Medium skin color. ♦ 1701 Locust - Highway (12/18-1:59am) (Mace) THURS.
Compl W/M 57yrs states, he was approached by the offenders, one sprayed
something in his eyes. He was knocked to the ground and kicked, his wallet was
taken. The offenders then fled on foot. B/M, 25 to 30yrs, 5'-9", 170lbs, Black
coat with hood. B/F, 27yrs, 5'-6", 120lbs, Gray coat with hood, Wearing
glasses. ♦ 1500 Locust - Highway (12/20-3:16am) (Strong Arm) SAT. Compl W/M
25yrs states, he was forced into a taxi by 4 unknown males, then forced to use
his debit card to make purchases, compl was intoxicated. Four, B/M's, No
further information. ♦ 2xx S. 20th - Restaurant (12/21-7:45pm) (Knife) SUN.
Compl W/M 23yrs states, an unknown male pretended to service equipment in the
basement, while in the basement the offender pulled out a knife and attempted to
handcuff the complainant. The compl fled and called police. The offender took an
I-phone & money. B/M, 6'-2", 45yrs, Burgundy hat, Brown coat, Blue jeans,
White sneakers, Green bag. ♦ 1400 Walnut - Highway (1/1-2:13am) (Strong Arm)
THURS. Compl W/F 22yrs states, she was knocked to the ground and had her phone
taken, she was intoxicated and refused to cooperate with the investigation.
B/M, No further information. ♦ 257 S. 16th - Highway (1/4-3:50am) (Strong Arm)
SUN. Compl's W/F 22yrs & W/F 22yrs state, they were knocked to the ground
by a male who kicked one in the head. The offender then took a phone from one
compl and a purse from the other. The offender then fled on foot. B/M, 15 to
19yrs, All dark clothes, NFI. B/M, 15 to 19yrs, All dark clothes, NFI. ♦ 1700
JFK - Highway (12/20-1:50am) (Strong Arm) SAT. Compl W/M 42yrs states, he was
talking to a B/M when an unknown W/M punched him causing him to lose
consciousness, when he woke up he was missing his I-phone & wallet. B/M,
30yrs, 5'-10", 175lbs, Black hooded coat . W/M, 30yrs, 5'-11", Medium build,
Waverly - House (12/25-9:45pm) (Electronics/Jewelry) THURS ARREST.
Police responded to suspicious person, they observed a male walking with a
television and bag, the male dropped the items and attempted to flee. The rear
window was broken out of the property. ♦ 20xx Walnut - Apt (12/24-6:15am &
12/25-10pm) (Jewelry/Clothes) UNK. Compl states an unknown person entered the
apartment in an unknown manner and removed items. ♦ 1xx S. 21st - Apt
(11/29-5pm & 11/30-10:30pm) (Electronics/Jewelry) UNK . Compl states an
unknown person entered the apartment in an unknown manner and removed items.
Reported 12/30. ♦ 1xx N. 20th - Apt (12/7-11:45am) (Jewelry) TUE. Compl W/F
96yrs states, a cleaning person entered the apartment while she was inside and
stated, "I never knew you lived here". The female then walked to a table, the
compl then noticed some jewelry missing.
assault without gun:
1500 Sansom - Rumor
Club (12/14-2:10am) (Fist) SUN ARREST. Compl W/F 22yrs states, she was
punched in the face by an unknown male causing her to break her nose, the
offender then resisted arrest outside the club. ♦ 1800 Walnut - Park
(12/21-1:10am) (Mace) SUN. Compl W/M 31yrs states, while on a date with the
offender she sprayed him in the face with mace after she didn't like what he
said. The compl left and then later reported the incident. ♦ 1500 Market -
Concourse (12/15-11am) (Knife) MON ARREST. Compl B/M 37yrs states, he
was stabbed multiple time by the offender, septa police observed the complainant
being chased by the offender and made the arrest. A knife was recovered. ♦
1500 JFK - Highway (12/16-3am) (Mace) TUE. Compl B/M states, while riding his
bicycle he was involved in an argument with the offender. The offender sprayed
mace in his face and fled in his taxi. The compl did not want to cooperate with
police. I-A/M, 35yrs, Driving a Get a Cab taxi ♦