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(The Washington Avenue Pier.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South Philly

Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.

08/15/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Happy To See Schools Opening But Presses Pa. Legislature For Action

The mayor says the interim cuts imposed now to allow schools to open on time will, in his view, affect learning.

08/15/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brought his town hall meeting on pension reform to the Ocean City boardwalk. But talk quickly turned to the Atlantic City casinos. (credit: David Madden/KYW)

Soon-To-Be Laid Off Casino Workers Demand Action From Christie Administration

About a dozen soon-to-be former Showboat workers demanded action from the administration.

08/14/2014

(Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a March 2014 trip to Rome with Gov. Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. Credit: CBS3)

‘Si,’ Says Pope Francis of 2015 Visit; We’ll See, Cautions Phila. Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia isn’t quite ready to let us take the pope’s word as gospel.

08/14/2014

(Photo by John McDevitt)

3 Stores Selling Taney T’s To Benefit Philly’s Hot Little League Team

The shirts are being sold at three Modell’s sporting goods stores (one in center city and two in South Philadelphia) for $10 each, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Taney Dragons.

08/14/2014

(Natanya DiBona poses with a t-shirt advertising the 2014 edition of "Diner En Blanc" for Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Pop-Up Picnic, Food Truck Festival, and Casino Dining

Philadelphia’s third annual “Diner En Blanc,” a first-ever food truck event in Franklin Square, and more eating choices at Sugarhouse Casino are on the menu for this week’s “What’s Cooking,”

08/14/2014

(The US State Department urges Americans visiting Egypt to be aware of political unrest.  File photo by Andrea Berman)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Travel Warnings for Americans

The height of the summertime getaway season is here, so it’s time to revisit a valuable Internet resource created to help travelers stay safe.

08/14/2014

Group protesting property tax increase staged outside Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall during Atlantic City Airshow. (credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

Residents Rally In Protest Of 29 Percent Property Tax Hike In Atlantic City

With Air Show planes soaring overhead a group of local residents protesting a property tax hike held up signs Wednesday on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

08/13/2014

(Mayor Nutter and former governor Rendell listen as DNC executive director Amy Dacey briefs reporters on the first day of the Democrats' visit to Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Democrats Tight-Lipped About 2016 Convention During Philadelphia Visit

“We are very focused on the financial, logistical, and security issues surrounding any convention,” says DNC executive director Amy Dacey.

08/13/2014

(Photo by Ed Fischer)

New Owner For Philadelphia’s Weekly ‘City Paper’

Philadelphia’s weekly “City Paper” has been sold to the company that provides the free commuter daily, “Metro.”

08/13/2014

(Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Revel Casino Still Talking With Potential Bidders

Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers.

08/13/2014

(A detail of the print advertisement being run in regional newspapers by the Atlantic City Alliance.  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

As Casino Business Softens, Atlantic City Promoting Its Non-Gambling Entertainments

Despite the decline in casino gambling revenue in Atlantic City, NJ, marketing effort continue full steam ahead, promoting the fact that there’s more than gambling in AC.

08/13/2014

(A security barricade is seen in front of the Washington Monument on August 25, 2011, two days after an earthquake struck the region.   File photo by  Mandel Ngan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Montco Measurment Company Makes Digital Image of Washington Monument

A 2011 earthquake along the East Coast caused extensive damage to the Washington Monument. Now, an Abington company is helping to preserve the tourist attraction.

08/13/2014

(The site in which the statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno stood sits empty after it was removed by workers outside Beaver Stadium on July 22, 2012.  Penn State's president Rodney Erickson made the decision to remove the statue in the wake of the child sex scandal of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. It's believed that Paterno had detailed knowledge of Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing children before and after Sandusky retired from coaching at Penn State.  File photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Penn State Trustees Vote To Keep Abiding By NCAA Punishments

A split Penn State Board of Trustees voted 19-8 to continue to comply with the NCAA sanctions, which include a $60-million fine and a ban on postseason play.

08/13/2014

(A bus carrying DNC site selection officials is welcomed as it pulls up to the Radisson Hotel, at 17th and Locust Streets, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Democratic Convention Site Selection Team Arrives To Wild Welcome in Philadelphia

Mummers, the Philly Phanatic, and several hundred city boosters gathered outside the hotel to cheer as a bus carrying members of the DNC site selection committee pulled up.

08/13/2014

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KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

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