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Initiative Uses Arts As Foundation For Promoting Pride In Chester

A demonstration was presented this past week in Council Chambers at Chester City Hall.

07/26/2015

This puppet is of Justin Dart, an icon of the ADA movement. It was part of the parade down Market Street. (Credit: Dan Wing)

Celebration In Center City Marks 25th Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act

The festivities kicked off at Dilworth Park with speakers and live performances by musicians with disabilities.

07/25/2015

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Local Organization Strives To Educate Young Women On Advocacy And Grantmaking

It’s called the Philly Girls Fund and it’s a grant making circle for high school girls.

07/25/2015

Upper Darby's Summer Stage program particiates in kNOw Tech-a-thon.(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Teens Disconnect From Technology To Raise Money For Anti-Bullying Charity

At 7 a.m., 17-year-old Anastasia and some others handed in their phones and had to entertain themselves the old-fashioned way.

07/24/2015

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Uber Turns Into Ice Cream Truck Today

Today, Uber will deliver ice cream right to your door from one of Philadelphia’s top shops.

07/24/2015

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Cosby Mural Removed Amid Details Of Sex, Drugging Claims

A Philadelphia mural featuring Bill Cosby has been painted over as new details emerge of his testimony in a sexual-assault lawsuit.

07/24/2015

(L-R) Kathia Arango, Deacon Bill Bradley, Blanca Herrera, Father Bruce Lewandowski, Raquel Barrios, Matt Davis
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Philadelphia’s Black Catholics Seek Visibility During World Meeting Of Families

He says Black parishes are also planning an African heritage mass, as well as one focused on Ghanaian culture.

07/24/2015

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Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Teams Up With The Eagles For New Mural

Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, says the new mural replaces one that was there previously.

07/23/2015

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South Jersey Practices For Shore Evacuation, Just In Case

No roads have been closed by the drills, which will wind down by mid to late afternoon. But drivers can see increased activity along major highways like route 47 and the Atlantic City Expressway.

07/23/2015

Bob Ciaruffoli speaking at the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Estimate Of Economic Impact Of World Meeting Of Families Grows

The president of the World Meeting of Families spoke to the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday with just two months left until the huge event he’s in charge of.

07/23/2015

Third annual Best Friend's Bash at CHOP. (Credit: Justin Udo)

CHOP Gives Patients Chance To Play With Four-Legged Friends

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia held its third annual Best Friend’s Bash Wednesday night.

07/23/2015

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Need Extra Cash? Local Food Vendor Staffing Up For Papal Visit

Aramark put out a call for 1,500 to 2,000 workers.

07/23/2015

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Hear Philly: Summer Block Party Returns To Northern Liberties

Nicky Devine, the director of the 2nd Street Festival, says she expects a great turnout this year.

07/22/2015

A photo of the chair that was presented to Archbishop Chaput during the Holiday Mass at PPS. (Photo provided by the Philadelphia Prison System)

Inmates At Curran-Fromhold Make Special Gift For Pope Francis

When Pope Francis meets with inmates at Curran-Fromhold on the second day of his trip to Philadelphia, he’ll be greeted with a seat fit for a king.

07/22/2015

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Brotherly Love: Apartment Starter Kit Helps The Homeless

Volunteers of America, or VOA for short, serves 13,000 people, many homeless, every year.

07/22/2015