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IG OF THE DAY (JUN. 23, 2016)

Implosion Blumberg High-rise in Philadelphia, PA

To make place for construction of 57 new rental units Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) demolished two of the three high-rises in the Sharswood neighborhood, on the morning of March 19, 2016. Check the story by Aaron Mosselle on WHYY’s NewsWorks for more details and a video of the implosion: “PHA demolishes Norman Blumberg high-rise towers in Sharswood” http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/homepage-feature/item/92075-pha-demolishes-norman-blumberg-high-rise-towers-in-sharswood-video?linktype=hp_impact ((Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks))
Click image for gallery with 29 images — To make place for construction of 57 new rental units Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) demolished two of the three high-rises in the Sharswood neighborhood, on the morning of March 19, 2016. (Bastiaan Slabbers/for NewsWorks)

To make place for construction of 57 new rental units Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) demolished two of the three high-rises in the Sharswood neighborhood, on the morning of March 19, 2016.

Check the story by Aaron Mosselle on WHYY’s NewsWorks for more details of the implosion: “PHA demolishes Norman Blumberg high-rise towers in Sharswood”

Wildwood Polar Plunge [PHOTOS]

At precisely 1P.M. on Saturday costumed plungers, many dressed as Gene Simmons, Wolverine/Elvis combo, a bunch of Waldos, made a dash into the chilly Atlantic Ocean in Wildwood, NJ. The annual Wildwood Polar Bear Plunge is held as a fundraiser for Special Olympics New Jersey.

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