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Regional Affairs Council — September 2011

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Reported by Pat Loeb, KYW Newsradio 1060

Elderly_Attack

Suspect Wanted For Attack On Elderly Woman In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect who allegedly attacked and beat up an elderly woman.

04/11/2012

Several injured in Toms River school bus crash.

Truck Driver Dead After Crash With School Bus In Toms River, 8 Injured

Authorities are investigating a fatal school bus accident that left one person dead and eight others injured in Ocean County Thursday afternoon.

04/05/2012

Money

Paying For College

Choosing the right college for your child can be hard enough, but applying for financial aid to pay for that education can be downright confusing. Below you will find some helpful websites to assist you in obtaining all of the aid that you may be entitled to.

04/05/2012

(Ed, an instructor with the Mark Group, shows trainees an element of building insulation installation.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Part 1: Creating Green Jobs

Green jobs like weatherization represent only a small sector of the economy, but local officials see as an area of growth for the future.

09/02/2011

(Mayor Michael Nutter, far right with folder, reviews his prepared remarks for the unveiling of a newly weatherized home in Philadelphia.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Part 2: What Makes Our Economy Grow

Measures to cut energy use and reduce carbon emissions are good for the environment, but also good for the economy. And now, Delaware Valley officials are working to make the region a leader in this growing industry.

09/02/2011

(Credit: GPIC)

Part 3: One Major Boost For Our Region

The Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster, located at the former Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, is receiving $130 million to come up with ways to cut in half the energy used by buildings.

09/02/2011

(Credit: Onion Flats)

Part 4: Building A Brand New, Local Business

One local company is really showing the potential for creating green jobs in our area.

09/02/2011