Evening News Roundup – February 18th, 2013


Councilman Jim Kenney plans a “militant” response to Philly’s Actual Value Initiative (AVI), an increasingly controversial property tax assessment, reports City Paper.


Camden City Children’s Garden, a large community center described as a “slice of paradise” in the heart of one of the poorest and most violence-plagued cities in the United States, is in danger of being taken over by the state, reports Philadelphia Tribune.

gun crisis

Gun Crisis News has a very comprehensive week-in-review of all things gun violence related. 


Hidden City Philadelphia asks: “If someone were to ask you to describe East Girard Avenue, how would you respond?” The New Kensington Community Development Corporation is looking to answer that question.

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