Born and raised in Philly, Eric has worked on many digital projects with local leaders and organizations, to highlight unique stories that makes Philadelphia special.
Before joining the 6abc team, Eric was a Digital Reporter for The Philadelphia Tribune, the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States.
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Community members gather to prevent demolition of historic church in West Philadelphia
For more than 130 years, Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church has stood tall in West Philadelphia, but community members are upset and frustrated surrounding its planned demolition.
Officials, community members team up for annual 'Battle of the Badges' event in Norristown
In Norristown, Montgomery County, community members, and local officials gathered to represent a national cause.
2 lifelong friends open midcentury modern furniture store in North Philadelphia
Along the 1600 block of W. Girard Avenue, two lifelong friends recently launched their grand opening of a unique midcentury modern furniture store in North Philadelphia.
NY-based youth mentorship program looks to make impact in Philly amid rise in gun violence
In the spring of 2021, Philadelphia has already surpassed 200 homicides. A percentage of these crimes are directly linked to adolescents. That's why city leaders say the root issues behind this trend should be addressed and resolved early on.
Mt. Airy native aims to launch three-story community space for artists, entrepreneurs
Mt. Airy native Keisha Whatley has a deep connection for art rooted in her DNA going back two generations. She plans to transform a three-story building into a studio space for artists, lunch café, and community space for events to help entrepreneurs grow called the 'Germantown ARTHAUS.'
How one local woman aims to rescue stray animals in Philadelphia and beyond
Northeast Philadelphia native Nina Love has always had a passion for animals ever since growing up with her mother. That connection led to the creation of "The Black Thornberry," a program that rescues stray animals in the city, no matter the species or condition.
Through tragedy, how one NJ community is honoring a 9-year-old's dream
Local officials and residents in Hammonton, New Jersey, have shown through tragedy that resilience can ultimately help define a community's spirit.
New program aims to help students seeking to start their own business
Like all high school seniors, students at Belmont Charter High School in West Philadelphia have many questions surrounding their next steps in life. So, they've launched a program to help guide seniors who seek to start their own business.
South Philly native, gym owner launches free youth boxing program to tackle the city's gun violence crisis
South Philly native Maleek Jackson has been motivated to help change the violent trends of youth gun violence in Philadelphia.
17-year-old aims to deliver 160 backpacks to help local homeless residents
17-year-old Alexa Rhodes is on a mission with the help of 51 of her peers grades 5 through 8 to fill 160 sturdy backpacks filled with needy supplies for the city's homeless residents.
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