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Jul. 19, 2013 11:30 am

PayPal donates to charity for Delco ‘quadrillionaire’ [LINKS]

"After a Delaware County man garnered international attention when PayPal accidentally credited him $92 quadrillion, the online money-transfer company decided to turn its mistake into a good deed. PayPal said yesterday that it will donate to a charity of Chris Reynolds' choice."

PayPal to Delco man: We’ll donate to charity for you [Philadelphia Daily News] “After a Delaware County man garnered international attention when PayPal accidentally credited him $92 quadrillion, the online money-transfer company decided to turn its mistake into a good deed. PayPal said yesterday that it will donate to a charity of Chris Reynolds’ choice.”

City of Philly Goes Public with Building Inventory [City Managing Director's Office blog] “The database provides locational information for all City-owned, leased and managed sites and includes details on primary uses, occupants, square footage, and age.  Also provided are the location and use of various fixed assets eligible for Capital budget funding such as playground equipment, basketball courts, baseball/athletic fields, pools, park dog runs, piers, etc.”

Can a Kid-Run Market Lift Up a Neighborhood? [City Paper] “The newly minted West Philadelphia Youth Entrepreneurship Program is a pilot initiative run with support from Villanova, the Enterprise Center, Junior Achievement of the Delaware Valley and Wells Fargo. While the businesses it contains may look like mere lemonade stands and craft tables, collectively they could represent something more: a scalable model for combining microlending, entrepreneurship training and mentoring to help transform the outlook for a generation of young people — and their economically depressed neighborhood, too.”

New OSHA app aims to help outdoor workers beat the heat [Newsworks]

Radnor police caution about anonymous chat site [Philadelphia Inquirer]

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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