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Boo! Local Paranormal Group Hosting Spooky Mansion Tour In Delco

This public ghost hunt of a 180-year-old mansion in Chester Heights, Delaware County isn’t your typical Halloween event.

10/24/2014

(The Facebook "Rooms" app, available free in the Apple App Store.)

Facebook Creates ‘Rooms’ App For Anonymous Interactions

If you want to go where nobody knows your name, Facebook has launched a new app.

10/23/2014

(At the Shops at Liberty Place, US servicemembers and Goldenberg's employees pack "care packages" for troops.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Goldenberg’s Celebrates 97 Years of Peanut Chews With Gifts For US Troops

“Peanut Chews is a local candy, and a reminder of home — all the things they cherish and miss,” notes a company executive.

10/23/2014

(Dean Schneider plays piano in the dining room of the Merion Inn, in Cape May.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May’s Jazz Fest

If you crave jazz and fall weekends at the Jersey shore, it all comes together on the weekend of November 7th.

10/23/2014

(Jeff Michoud of Lo Spiedo.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Fall Festivals and Good, Plain Cooking

Hadas Kuznits reports on two Halloween-related festivals on Saturday, October 25th, and a new restaurant opening at the Navy Yard.

10/23/2014

(People walk by a Samsung store in New York City.   Photo by Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Retailers Readying Early Start to Holiday Shopping Season

It’s not even Halloween, but already retailers are trying to win your holiday shopping dollars with promises of bargains that rival Black Friday’s.

10/22/2014

(Photo by Daniel Gajdamowicz, provided by Philly Soccer Page)

Philly Soccer Show — Next: Columbus Crew

The “KYW Philly Soccer Show” takes a look at the Philadelphia Union as they head into the last week of the season on the heels of a 2-1 win over Sporting KC.

10/22/2014

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

For The Visiting Under-30 Crowd, A Traditional Philadelphia Eye-Opener

“What better way to start the day than the traditional Philly way,” said Forbes editor Randall Lane, who took part in the run up the art museum steps.

10/21/2014

The Philadelphia Tea and Coffee festival. (Credit: Karl Mischler)

Hear Philly: Something Special Brewing At Coffee & Tea Festival Philly

You’ve heard of beer festivals, but November 8th and 9th it’ll be some warmer beverages taking center stage in the Philadelphia area.

10/21/2014

A photo of last year's Light the Night event. (Photo provided by Light the Night)

Hear Philly: Thousands Shine In ‘Light The Night Walk’ To End Cancer

Friends, families and coworkers come together to inspire, motivate and to help in the fight against cancer. Dan Majka spoke with Ellen Rubesin of the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about this year’s Light the Night Walk in Philadelphia.

10/20/2014

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Community Run Remembers Northern Liberties Murder Victim

Months after the death of Amber Long, a run Saturday aimed to increase the reward for an arrest

10/18/2014

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Fall Season Celebrated At Reading Terminal Market

There were fall-themed activities at Reading Terminal Market’s annual Harvest Festival Saturday.

10/18/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, seen from the Atlantic City Boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

Judge OKs Cancellation Of Union Contract At Trump Taj Mahal

A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware has approved the plan from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to take over the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, in Atlantic City.

10/17/2014

(A PSPCA staffer poses with a newly adopted cat, Jordan, and its new owner.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Local SPCA Hoping Hundreds Will Adopt Pets This Weekend

The ASPCA’s annual “Mega Match-a-thon” is underway all weekend at the Pennsylvania SPCA, on East Erie Avenue in Kensington.

10/17/2014

(Sugarhouse general manager Wendy Hamilton holds the bolt cutters and trailer seal she cut as casino workers start unloading equipment for the casino's temporary poker room.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Tables Arrive as Sugarhouse Begins Assembling Its Poker Room

Early next month, gamblers who want to try their hand at poker will be able to have a seat inside Philadelphia’s first poker room.

10/17/2014

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