Here’s a look at what you may have missed this week:
In conjunction with a web of congregations and faith-based groups, the Mt. Airy-based nonprofit provided support to those most in need. Similar to many organizations around the country, though, NIM experienced some serious funding woes and ultimately filed for bankruptcy. Check out Aaron Moselle’s story to learn more.
Daniel Cullen has always had a passion for music. For the past four years, he’s made it his mission to help others cultivate their own love affair with notes and scales through the Rawk U School of Music, now located in East Falls. Check out Francis Hilario and Hope Janelle Berninghausen’ story to learn more.
Also be sure to check out the rest of the ‘Artist Spotlight’ stories the team from Temple University filed this week.
Roxborough resident and former Philadelphia Police Inspector Leo Haley was arrested earlier this month after he allegedly attempted to lure a young girl into his car. On Tuesday, the 72 year old appeared in Philadelphia Municipal Court for his preliminary hearing. Check out Matthew Grady’s story to learn more about the case.
The Nicetown church’s long-awaited zoning victory will enable developers to build a two-building complex to be called Triumph’s Victory Village. The church has owned the property for nearly 15 years. Rev. James Hall, who has ties to an ongong investigation into alleged mismangement at the Urban Affairs Coalition, heads Triumph. Check out Amy Z. Quinn’s story to learn more.
In late May, Cassie Darby attacked a man on a SEPTA Route 23 bus. She was arrested not long afterwards. This week, the 15-second incident, caught on surveillance tape, landed Darby in jail. Check out Aaron Moselle’s story to learn more about the end of the multi-month case.