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PennDOT Displays Artifacts Unearthed During I-95 Excavation In Fishtown

An impressive collection of artifacts including stone tools, cooking pots, and pipes used by Native Americans as far back as 3,500 B.C. will be displayed for free at First Presbyterian Church (418 East Girard Avenue) from 6pm to 8pm.

07/17/2014

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Popular Community Center Pool In Norristown Not Likely To Open This Summer

It’s a first in 54 years. The gate to the George Washington Carver Community Center pool in Norristown will most likely remained locked this summer, leaving close to 1,500 kids throughout the community without a cool spot on hot days.

07/16/2014

(A seating area in the pop-up park in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Summertime Pop-Up Park Reopens In Eakins Oval

For the second year, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is putting the free park across from the Philadelphia Art Museum.

07/16/2014

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Philly Summer Recreation Program Invites First Lady Michelle Obama

The children have put together a video inviting the first lady to the program’s big finish on August 13th, at Vogt Recreation Center.

07/16/2014

(Country singer Doreen Taylor, speaking to kids during a ceremony on Independence Mall.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philly Singer Named ‘Ambassador’ For National Parks Conservation

“Get off your iPhone!” Doreen Taylor advises. “When I was a kid, my parents packed us all into a car, drove us cross country, and we saw every single national park that we could.”

07/16/2014

(Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong runs through final notes before the launch of Apollo11.  Photo by NASA/ Keystone/ Getty Images)

45th Anniversary of Moon Flight That Culminated In ‘One Small Step…’

Exactly forty-five years ago, the attention of the entire world was on three brave men going, as the saying goes, where no man had gone before.

07/16/2014

(The Anthony Wayne Housing Project, Phase II.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Once A Vacant School Building, Now Senior Housing In Point Breeze

Conversion of the historic Anthony Wayne School building, at 28th and Morris Streets, began ten years ago, when $5.5 million in tax credits and city funding helped convert the school into 36 units of affordable housing.

07/16/2014

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Bucks County Highway To Be Named in Honor of Slain Police Officer

Officer Brad Fox was shot and killed in September 2012 while patrolling the streets of Plymouth Township, but he grew up running around the streets of Warminster, Bucks County.

07/16/2014

(Detail of the carousel on Casino Pier, in Seaside Heights.  Photo provided by Casino Pier, used with permisssion)

To Dismay of Locals, Historic Seaside Heights Carousel Being Sold

The owners of Casino Pier aren’t talking about their decision , but longtime residents of the resort town say they will be sorry to see it go.

07/16/2014

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Study: Friends Actually Are Family (Sort Of)

You might have even more in common with your friends than you think. In fact, you probably share some of the same genes.

07/16/2014

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Young Pastor Voted Out By Veteran Members Of Historic Baptist Church In Philadelphia

Members of the historic Zion Baptist Church in North Philadelphia voted to dismiss their pastor this past weekend after months of turmoil. The young pastor’s ousting could be part of a sign of a growing trend among historic churches.

07/16/2014

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Wednesday’s Child:   Elijah

When you see nine-year-old Elijah, don’t be surprised if he’s staring up at the buildings.

07/16/2014

The Detrick family. (credit: Nathan Detrick)

Great-Grandfather, 88, Among Four Generations Of NJ Family To Go Skydiving

Four generations of the Detrick family from Washington Township, Warren County are set to go skydiving Wednesday afternoon.

07/16/2014

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Brotherly Love: Pillowcases Into Pretty Dresses

A Philadelphia retiree is making something beautiful out of something ordinary: She transforms pillowcases into precious gifts for girls.

07/15/2014

(Kids play at the Independence Seaport Museum, thanks to the "Casey Cares" Foundation.  Photo by Dustin Wingate)

A Day at a Philadelphia Museum For Kids Who Really Need Some Fun

A few dozen children were taking a break from their struggles with life-threatening diseases to enjoy a much-needed day out at the Independence Seaport Museum.

07/15/2014

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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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