Olney: This Week In The News — Neighborhood History, Grant To Fund African American Art And More

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people were talking about things happening in Olney:

A History Minute: Neighborhood Beginnings – Olney: The Free Library published a post with an overview of the diversity and history of the Olney neighborhood. (via Free Library of Philadelphia blog)

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists: The African American Museum in Philadelphia’s Residency for Art and Change received a $60,000 grant for an 18-month residency that will grant artists space at Olney’s Rush Arts Center. (via Generocity)

Women’s Soccer Adds Former Standout Courtney Niemiec to Coaching Staff: Littler Flower graduate, 2016 National Women’s Soccer League Champion and standout soccer player for the LaSalle Explorers, Courtney Nieimiecand is joining the coaching staff at her collegiate alma mater. (via GoExplorers.com)

Shot in the back: Same Philly cop, one man dead, another ‘half-killed’: Family of deceased Olney resident David Jones, 30, who was shot and killed by a police officer in June, celebrate birthday and stand by on court case. (via Philly.com)

Louis G. Malissa, 93, executive who built ventilation-parts firm: Obituary: Olney High School graduate and retired WWII Army Veteran passed on July 23. (via Philly.com)




Brianna Spause
Lew Klein Fellow for PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com // Multimedia Journalist

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