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Powelton Village: A Neighborhood In Transition

Powelton Village: A Neighborhood In Transition

Usually when a person’s name is drawn from a hat, they gain something. But when Linn Washington had his name called hours before one of Philadelphia’s most controversial events, he almost lost his head. Literally. “On August 8, 1978, the police quite surprisingly allowed six journalists to come within the police lines and essentially be […]

 By Kendra Allen and Marissa Oswald

Powelton Village: Neighborhood Meeting Discusses Drexel Proposal

Powelton Village: Neighborhood Meeting Discusses Drexel Proposal

In the Metropolitan Baptist Church, located at 3500 Baring St., the Powelton Village Civic Association held its monthly meeting on Monday. The meetings, which are held to allow residents and volunteers to voice concerns to office holders to help them find a solution, occur every third Monday of the month except July and August. This […]