The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office Public Corruption Task Force announced Oct. 16 that it would press charges against six individuals presumably connected to a scheme that netted one supposed plotter the home and car of Dorothy Kennedy, who passed away in her 2800-block-of-South-Marshall-Street home on Aug. 21, 2010.
A study conducted by County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program, deemed Philadelphia the least healthy county in the state this year, with 31 percent of adult Philadelphians considered obese and 29 percent tabbed physically inactive.
South Street Headhouse District’s executive director Michael Harris, and Queen Village Neighbors Association’s president Jeff Hornstein are very optimistic about the future of Bainbridge Green in part because of Jonathan Rubin. Rubin, as chair of the Friends of Bainbridge Green, is leading the charge to turn Bainbridge Street, between South Third and Fifth streets, into something much more than it is now.
Perhaps it was his own unique experience as a young Polish man during World War II that inspired Saint Pope John Paul II to conceive of the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) in 1992.