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(File photo.  Credit: Chopper 3)

Tredyffrin Twp. Agrees to Costly Settlement in Valley Forge Water Pollution Case

The township has agreed to pay a $110,000 fine and replace the pipeline that ruptured twice last winter in Valley Forge National Park. Twenty-one million gallons of raw sewage spilled into Valley Creek.

12/04/2014

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

Atlantic City Mayor Postpones Appearance in Trenton As Lawmakers Consider a North Jersey Casino

Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian cancelled his appearance, a spokesman saying a personal emergency came up that required his attention.

12/04/2014

(credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly)

Study: Delaware’s Firefly Musical Festival Responsible For $68 Million Boost To Local Economy

The information was taken from a study released on Dec. 3rd and conducted by the Center for Applied Business and Economic Research, part of the University of Delaware.

12/04/2014

(Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY, Getty Images)

Brandywine Museum, Westmoreland Museum Set To Divvy Up Scaife’s Art Collection

Two Pennsylvania museums have begun dividing more than 500 pieces of art bequeathed to them by the late Pittsburgh Tribune-Review publisher Richard Mellon Scaife.

12/04/2014

(Kids skiing at Shawnee Mountain.  Photo provided)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Free Skiing For The Younger Set

You might be surprised to learn that kids in the fourth and fifth grades can ski, tube, and snowboard free at Pennsylvania snow resorts.

12/04/2014

Jerry McNelis, with the Market at Maglios (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Italian Sausage, Cuban Cuisine and Beer

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on a new Italian market, a new Cuban music lounge and a local brewery’s tribute to a popular Center City diner.

12/04/2014

Exhibitor Deborah Johnson at the 2013 Nutcracker Market. (Credit: Pa. Ballet)

Hear Philly: Wonderful Shopping Experience Coincides With Popular Philadelphia Holiday Show

You’ll have a great chance to get some holiday shopping done as 70 vendors will be on hand for this year’s Nutcracker Market in Center City.

12/03/2014

(credit: Laura Batchelor, Adventure Aquarium)

Hear Philly: Explore The Holiday Season During Adventure Aquarium’s ‘Christmas Celebration’

If you’re looking for some fun this holiday season, there’s about two-million gallons of it at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium.

12/03/2014

The boardwalk in Wildwood. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Wildwood, NJ Tops ‘Destinations on the Rise’ Web List

Trip Advisor says that among US vacation spots, Wildwood, NJ has generated the greatest increase in positive reviews in the past year.

12/02/2014

(The former Royal Theater, in the 1500 block of South Street, now sports murals.  Public domain photo by Smallbones via Wikimedia)

Reuse Plan For Historic Royal Theater, On South Street, Moves Forward

The developer is proposing a new building constructed behind the original façade, with 45 apartments and 7,600 square feet of retail space. But not all neighbors are thrilled.

12/02/2014

Andrew Stober, chief of staff in the Mayor's Office of Transportation.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Phila. City Council Moves Forward on Controversial 20-Year Deal For Bus Shelters, Advertising

Andrew Stober, chief of staff in the Mayor’s Office of Transportation, says Titan Advertising will build 300 more bus shelters and share ad revenue with the City of Philadelphia.

12/01/2014

Reading Terminal Market's annual holiday train display. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

All Aboard! Reading Terminal Market’s Annual Holiday Railroad Is Up And Running

Reading Terminal Market’s annual train display has been assembled for the holiday season.

11/28/2014

New Hope Clock - Main Street

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fabulous Holiday Shopping, Off The Beaten Path

There are alternatives to shopping with the herd, just a short getaway drive from home.

11/27/2014

The departure board at Philadelphia International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Delays, Cancellations At Philadelphia International Holding Up Thanksgiving Air Travel

The storm has prompted the FAA to issue a ground delay here until midnight because of low ceilings.

11/26/2014

Olivier Des Saint Martin opens Petit Roti, a new market at 248 South 11th Street. (Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A French Rotisserie, Winterfest Popup Restaurants, and This Year’s Christmas Village

This week, Hadas Kuznits reports on a new market specializing in the perfect roasted chicken, the popup restaurants on the waterfront at Winterfest, and Christmas Village food offerings.

11/26/2014

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