MLK High senior serves as Philly’s ‘prison commissioner for a day’

MLK High senior serves as Philly’s ‘prison commissioner for a day’

(via NewsWorks)

Tyreek Stotts, an 18-year-old senior at Martin Luther King High School in West Oak Lane, was among an estimated 20 city students who participated in the annual “PAL Day at City Hall” on Friday.     But for Stotts, a Germantown resident, his day was…

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Winter in Philly – Fresh Stock Photos

Children are seen climbing up the snow covered hill at the Thomas Mansion in the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia. License & Download this file License & Download this file


Children are seen climbing up the snow covered hill at the Thomas Mansion in the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia - License & Download this file

Throughout the year the greater Philadelphia region offers a bunch of very photogenic events. Highlighted in this post are  photos of some of those recent events. These images are now included in the growing collection and are now available for licensing exclusively through iStockPhoto.com! The image link will lead directly to the license page.


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Set I: Family fun

Production Date: January 2014
Theme: Winter, Family, Every Day Life
Type: Editorial/Royalty Free

 On a snowy day families are seen sledding down the slopes of the sledding hill at Thomas Mansion in Fairmount Park in the Northwest section of Philadelphia, PA. A January snowstorm dumped a foot of snow in the region, creating ideal sledding conditions.

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2013 Single Speed Cyclocross World Champion ship in Philly [PHOTOS]

 

The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path. Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course. (Bas Slabbers /Photography)Belmont Plateau, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA USADecember 8, 2013;
The 2013 single speed cyclocross world cup championship (SSCXWC13) is held at the Belmont Plateau in West Philadelphia. As part of the course riders had to climb a steep gravel path.

Alongside this climb spectators cheered and pushed, sometimes even pulled the contesters uphill. The first snow of the season left up to ten inches on the course for the riders and spectators to battle.

See my photo essay for WHYY’s ViewFinders blog on NewsWorks.org to find out what led to this heroic races on Sunday: “Extreme cyclists cross and crash at North Philly junkyard [photos]

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