WISSAHICKON >> Lined up on Connell Field at Northern Children’s Services, the Philadelphia Soul had size, speed, years of training and fancy jerseys on their side, but the ragtag group of neighborhood kids had heart. (more…)
Originally published on the Executive Leaders Radio website on January 20, 2016. Listen to the full interview here. Skip to 32:50 mark to listen solely to Renata’s interview.
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By Bonnie Dugan – Originally published in The Chestnut Hill Local on March 11, 2016. Read the article online here.
At the age of 15, after his grandmother fell ill and was unable to care for him and his siblings, Kenny Stone was taken away from his home in the city’s Logan section and placed at what was then referred to as Northern Home for Children in lower Roxborough in 1988. (more…)
After about a month in the cold, three buildings at Northern Children’s Services have heat again, but the child welfare agency is not out of the woods yet. (more…)
With the mercury predicted to hit single digits over the weekend, workers hurried on Friday to replace a broken boiler at Northern Children’s Services that has left three buildings without heat for over three weeks. (more…)