Here’s a look at the top stories you may have missed this week.
Germantown poet and lifelong Northwest resident M. Nzadi Keita, an associate professor at Ursinus College, still remembers the day when one sentence from the 1845 “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave” leapt out at her as it never had before. Read more here.
A bill sponsored by Eighth District Councilwoman Cindy Bass to regulate clothing donation bins has cleared a Philadelphia City Council committee. The Licenses and Inspections Committee measure sets standards for the donation bins that have been springing up around the area. Read more here.
A Philadelphia jury Monday found “Black Madam” Padge Victoria Windslowe guilty of third-degree murder for performing illegal butt-enhancing procedures that resulted in the 2011 death of 20-year-old Claudia Aderotimi. Here’s the full story.
Ice sculptors Peter Slavin and Don Harrison headed to Chestnut Hill on Sunday to create “Frozen” themed sculptures including Queen Elsa’s throne and snowman Olaf. Here’s a full look at the event.
The Roxborough Development Corporation has launched Roxborough 2020 — a neighborhood survey designed to help determine the future of the neighborhood. Here’s the full story.