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Park Space Along Delaware River In Camden May Open Soon

A strip of riverside parkland in Camden — padlocked for 14 years — may soon be open for public use.

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(Taste of the Nation co-chair Linda Huss, at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Culinary Fundraisers, and National Soft Pretzel Day

Two charitable fundraisers involving food are on tap for this weekend, and April 26th is National Soft Pretzel Day!

24 hours ago

(A reenactment of a swordfight between two of Shakespeare's characters, Hamlet and Mercutio, today at the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Free Library of Philadelphia Fêtes Shakespeare on His 450th Birthday

To punctuate a program titled “The Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450,” the Free Library teamed up with the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre for a birthday party with cake, jugglers, and action sequences.

04/23/2014

(A docent instructs Philadelphia students using part of the Barnes Foundation's extraordinary collection.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Drug Firm Glaxo Underwrites Art Training Programs For Phila. Schoolkids

Thousands of economically disadvantaged Philadelphia students will be able to explore and develop an appreciation for art at the Barnes Foundation, thanks to an endowment gift from the global pharmacuetical giant.

04/23/2014

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Tree Surgeon Volunteers Spruce Up a Section of Fairmount Park

This was the “Arbor Day of Service” by the local chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (“ISA”).

04/23/2014

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Local Singer Looks To Protect Our National Parks Through Song

Earth Day provided the backdrop as Doreen Taylor unveiled “Colors of the USA.”

04/23/2014

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Wednesday’s Child: Desmond

Eight-year-old Desmond loves math and solving puzzles.

04/23/2014

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Brotherly Love: Jubilee Music Enrichment

A retired South Jersey woman could have started a side business teaching music. Instead, she’s giving lessons away for free.

04/22/2014

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Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-Income Housing In Philly

There was a soul-stirring celebration today in North Philadelphia as Project HOME cut the ribbon on the $16 million affordable housing project built in partnership with a non-profit founded by rocker Jon Bon Jovi.

04/22/2014

(Two beehives, highlighted in background of photo, sit not far from the rooftop gardens of the Sofitel in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Center City Hotel Adds Honeybees To Its Rooftop Gardens

A center city hotel’s rooftop garden will be buzzing this year, with the addition of two beehives and their resident tens of thousands of honeybees.

04/22/2014

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NJ Lawmaker Wants To Allow Non-Legal Residents to Gain Driving Privileges

A bill now under consideration in the New Jersey legislature would allow a resident of the state who is not a legal citizen to get a driver’s license.

04/22/2014

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For Earth Day, AAA Plants Trees to Promote Car Battery Recycling

Through next Monday, the auto club is planting a tree in one of America’s national forests for every battery it replaces, according to an AAA spokesman.

04/22/2014

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Both Sides in Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Fight Ask Judge To Fast-Track Decision

In their petition for summary judgment, the plaintiffs’ attorneys argue that all eight federal courts that have ruled on the issue since a US Supreme Court ruling last summer on the federal “Defense of Marriage” Act have deemed that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

04/21/2014

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Folks Gather In Manayunk To Celebrate 7th Night Of Passover

At Mishkan Shalom in Manayunk, people gathered for the first ever 7th Night Seder event to put the holiday into perspective.

04/20/2014

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Advocates Make Push To Legalize Marijuana In NJ

Dozens have gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana.

04/20/2014

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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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Harry Potter Festival In Chestnut Hill

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