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(Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: College Horsemanship on Parade

Who knew that our region had ten colleges that field exciting equestrian teams, staging dynamic horse shows on a weekly basis?

11/13/2014

(Noam Kugelmass, at Mugshots Coffeehouse.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Burritos, A Pork Banquet, and More

Hadas Kuznits brings the latest food news from around the Delaware Valley…

11/13/2014

(Gov. Christie, center of photo, chairs a meeting to map out an economic recovery plan for Atlantic City, NJ.   Photo by David Madden)

Gov. Christie, Others Map Out Economic Recovery Plan For Atlantic City

By David Madden For the second time in three months, New Jersey governor Chris Christie held a summit today with all stakeholders on what lies ahead for the financially beleaguered town of Atlantic City. And […]

11/12/2014

Pat Russell, chair of Septa's Advisory Committee for Accessibility, in violet hat, leads ribbon-cutting for the new elevators at Dilworth Park.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

New Elevators Dedicated at City Hall’s Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park, which recently replaced the old Dilworth Plaza on the west apron of Philadelphia City Hall, is more user-friendly than its predecessor.

11/12/2014

The boardwalk in Atlantic City. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

NJ Senate President Sweeney Unveils His Own Financial Survival Plan For Atlantic City

Sweeney likens the current financial situation of Atlantic City to that of Detroit.

11/11/2014

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Ceremony Marks Day When Phila. Memorial To Black American Vets was Relocated from ‘Back of the Bus’

For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.

11/11/2014

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

Speakers’ List Unveiled For 2015 Catholic Confab in Philadelphia — With One Still Pending

The World Meeting of Families, scheduled for next September in Philadelphia, has announced an all-star lineup of speakers. Will it also include the first visit of Pope Francis to the United States?

11/10/2014

(TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy points to some of the items confiscated from air travelers.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

At Phila. International Airport, TSA Issues Reminders to Holiday Travelers

The TSA says it confiscates hundreds of dangerous items each month at the screening checkpoints of Philadelphia International Airport.

11/10/2014

("Burberry" is a coton de tuléar.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Expo Center in Oaks, Pa. Ready to Welcome National Dog Show Entrants

The National Dog Show, hosted by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia, takes place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center on November 15th and 16th.

11/08/2014

(File photo.  Credit: CBS)

Announcement Coming on Second Casino License For Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has called a special meeting for November 18th to announce who, if anyone, will get the second casino license in the city of Philadelphia.

11/07/2014

(Ballgirl hopeful Amandah Povilitus winds up to take a cut at the ball during ballgirl tryouts at Citizens Bank Park.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Phillies Hold Tryouts For 2015 Ballgirls

Dozens of candidates showed off their on-field skills and their off-field personalities.

11/07/2014

(Palma Lucas, a helper at the Golden Sunrise New Year's Association.  The club in the last one remaining in the Mummers' "Fancy" division.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Last Remaining ‘Fancy Division’ Mummers Club Struggles For Survival

The sole remaining “Fancy Division” club in Philadelphia has turned to crowdfunding in a desperate attempt to stay afloat.

11/07/2014

(The Phillie Phanatic, in background, works the crowd as the Coatesville Area High School  marching band passes by.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Coatesville, Pa. Holds Its Annual Parade Honoring US Military Vets

The annual parade is part of more than a week’s worth of events in Coatesville leading up to Veterans’ Day.

11/07/2014

(Malcolm Lazin, executive director of Equality Forum, at the LGBT rights 50th annivsary announcement.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Plans for Huge LGBT Rights 50th Anniversary Celebration Next Year

Malcolm Lazin, chair of the 50th anniversary celebration, notes that the 1965 demostrations on behalf of gay rights were an act of tremendous courage at the time.

11/06/2014

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement Project

Voters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.

11/06/2014

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