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(A seal resting on a beach in Neptune Township, NJ.  Photo provided by Marine Mammal Stranding Center)

Experts Warn Humans To Stay Away From Beached Seals Along South Jersey Shore

Th director of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center says that for the most part, these seals are not in trouble. But they could be dangerous if provoked.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

Irish tours at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls offers are becoming a tradition. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Local Cemetery Tour Digs Deeper Into Irish Souls Of Philadelphia

For many Irish people in Philadelphia, Saint Patrick’s Day is about heritage and history, and Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls is filled with that.

03/15/2015

(Some Craigslist images for apartment sublets in Philadelphia during the papal visit in September.)

‘Net Abuzz With Philadelphia Subletters and Visitors Hoping To See Pope Francis Here

Dozens of pages of listings have already been posted to the web site known as “Craig’s List.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Bankruptcy Judge Puts Revel Casino Rulings On Hold As Legal Maneuvers Play Out

The judge overseeing the Revel hotel bankruptcy in Atlantic City has decided that she can’t rule now on the $82-million offer from Florida developer Glenn Straub.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

(credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope’s Visit Shifts Center City Fall Restaurant Week To Summer

Pope Francis’ late September visit to Philadelphia is prompting scheduling changes, including moving this year’s Fall Restaurant week to a different season.

03/13/2015

SXSW 2014 File Photo (Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW)

Local Tech Companies, Musicians, Filmmakers Ready For Highly Anticipated SXSW

The annual event not only attracts people from all over the world, but also from here in Philadelphia.

03/13/2015

(credit: Cleve Bryan/CBS3)

Judge Expected To Rule Friday On Whether To Approve Revel Sale

The judge presiding over the Revel bankruptcy sale expects to rule Friday on whether to approve the $82 million deal with Florida developer Glenn Straub.

03/12/2015

(William Ryan, chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, testifies before members of the Pa. House.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Gaming Control Chair Says Approval of 2nd Philadelphia Casino Was The Right Thing

Appearing today at state House budget hearings, William Ryan defended the board’s decision to award a license for a second casino in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia Snares Championship Match of Gold Cup Soccer Tournament

Landing the championship game is another feather in the cap for Mayor Michael Nutter and his team, who have been on a roll lately.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(Lisa Miccolis, in The Monkey and The Elephant.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Coffee For Foster Kids, Mexican Beach Food, and a Seder Preview

This week, KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a Philadelphia coffee shop with a mission to help kids transitioning from foster care, a pre-Passover dinner celebrating food and freedom, and the Garces Group’s latest theme restaurant.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

(As the weather moderates, an outdoor lunch at the base of the slope is not out of the question.  Jack Frost file photo by Dave Figenshu)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Spring Skiing in the Poconos

So, what is this thing called “spring skiing”?

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

Philly Pops' president Frank Giordano, at lectern, tells invited guests at a center city restaurant about this season's concerts.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Philly Pops’ Upcoming Season Includes Andrea Bocelli Concert

Frank Giordano, president and CEO of the Philly Pops, noted one special, high-profile guest who will appear during this year’s concert series.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(The Corner Café, in the Huntingdon Valley Shopping Center, is being evicted in May.  Photo provided by John Graff)

Montco Restaurant Owner Says He Was Blindsided by Shopping Center’s Eviction Notice

John Graff says the company that owns the center originally told him his restaurant would be secure, so he invested more than $100,000 on new equipment and décor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(Pope Francis, in file photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

U.S. Government Takes Charge of Security for Pope Francis’ Visit to Philadelphia

The head of the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia organization says the federal government has declared the visit by Pope Francis and activities leading up to his arrival a “national security special event.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

(Chris Bartlett, head of the William Way Center, describes the gay rights exhibit opening this June at the Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Details Announced For Constitution Center Show Outlining 50 Years of Gay Rights Efforts in Philadelphia

Titled “Speaking Out for Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court,” the exhibit will showcase artifacts, photographs, and legal precedents that tell the story of the gay civil rights movement.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015