Through the passion, knowledge, and dedication of the Teen Center staff and support and donations from community organizations and volunteers, a small garden was installed at the Boulevard a few years ago. The garden provided teens in the program the opportunity to experience caring for, growing, and harvesting their own produce. With a new basketball court on the horizon, the garden will need to be relocated, and if our campaign is successful, hopefully expanded to include an irrigation system, fencing, and with enough support, even a small greenhouse.
Loved ones gathered at the scene of the deadly accident for a vigil on Sunday. Friends and family are mourning two teenagers who died after they were ejected from a vehicle in a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia Saturday night. Bao Tran, 19, was driving a Nissan southbound at a high speed on Roosevelt Boulevard around p.
Two Philadelphia teenagers died on Roosevelt Boulevard on Saturday night after their car struck another vehicle, hit a tree and then a nearby house. According to police, the accident occurred at p. The driver of the Nissan then lost control, veering off the road and into a tree on the block of nearby Stevens Street before slamming into a house there, police said.
Teens enjoy free time playing pool, climbing the rock wall, using the computer lab, playing games, getting help with their homework, and are provided a healthy snack! The Boulevard is open weekday afternoons and gives the teens a place to benefit from the guidance and mentorship of adults and a healthy environment that provides them the opportunity to learn important life skills and a safe space to be themselves. Teens, especially those in Middle School, are an often under-served population; too old for daycare or other traditional after-school programs, they end up with hours of unstructured, unsupervised time each day after they are released from school.
Updated: September 19, pm. Mashing his face close to the camera on a fuzzy video loop, a roly-poly guy in glasses and a floppy T-shirt wails out a song — in German? Who cares.
Our Tweens and Teens have been busy attending the numerous library programs we have available for them and enjoying the new library space! During the first week of school, our tweens and teens brought in their school supplies and joined us for School Supply Decorating, as shown below. The following week, Chef Rob Scott taught […].
Wheeler slipped and was pulled away but the current. Officers pulled the boy from the water and started life saving measures. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. We ask that you keep this young man's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.
We partnered with The Grove Church this year. They graciously made the meal for the night. Everyone had a great time eating Nachos and Tacos, decorating cookies, singing a little karaoke, and of course receiving a gift.
Cindy and Long Tran are heartbroken over the loss of their brother, Bao Tran. Two teenagers — Tran and year-old Nick Sy — are dead after a violent crash on Roosevelt Boulevard, police say. A female passenger in the second car was taken to a hospital in stable condition, but Tran and Sy died at the scene.