Germantown: Rebuilding the School and Community

Germantown: Rebuilding the School and Community

One year ago, approximately 120 seniors walked out of Germantown High School as graduates. Today, all that remains of the half-century old school is an empty building, neglected yard and large sale sign. Some people, however, have not forgotten this school was once a place of promise for the people of Germantown. It is this […]

 

Poverty: Program Offers Philadelphia’s Underserved Communities Free Computer Access

Poverty: Program Offers Philadelphia’s Underserved Communities Free Computer Access

For most people, regular computer access is a must. Whether it be for school or work, it’s almost impossible to function without these necessary tools. Yet, 41 percent of Philadelphian’s do not have either reliable access to the Internet or a computer. The Hotspot and Keyspot programs seek to address this need in poor and […]

 By Christine Mattson and Aaron Stevens

Mount Airy: President Obama In Town For Fundraiser

Mount Airy: President Obama In Town For Fundraiser

Mount Airy is known for having well-known politicians as residents, however, the area was quite stirred when the president of the United States came to their section of the city. President Barrack Obama was in Mount Airy at the home of Comcast Vice President David L. Cohen on Thursday, Nov. 14, as a part of […]

 By Andrew Lecointe and Derek Dennis

North Central: Lifeline to Keep Kids Away from Crime

North Central: Lifeline to Keep Kids Away from Crime

The New Start Foundation and Temple University TV (TUTV) are working on a project together that seeks to inspire city kids currently wrapped in a life of crime. This collaboration between these two entities puts ex-criminals on TUTV to share their story about dealing with drugs and crime. The New Start Foundation is a North […]