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Granite Run Mall To Host Back To School Supply Drive

A back to school supply drive is being held today from at the Granite Run Mall in Media, Delaware County from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and all of the classroom items are all going to a good cause.

09/06/2014

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3 On Your Side: At What Age Should Children Have Their Own Cell Phones?

It’s back to school time and chances are there’s more than just books and lunch stuffed into your child’s knapsack. As 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds, there’s probably a cell phone in there too.

09/03/2014

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Hundreds Heading Home From The Shore After The Labor Day Weekend

Many stopping at the Farley Service Plaza were once shore-bound travelers.

09/01/2014

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Back-To-School Means Wearing What’s Cool

Dressing for back-to-school is cool. So what popular styles will students be wearing this year?

08/27/2014

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Experts Advise Parents On How To Ease Back-to-School Transition For Children

With the last few days of summer vacation, children in the Delaware Valley will soon be back in the classroom. And two local experts have some practical wisdom for parents of children headed back to school.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/26/2014

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Philadelphia Teachers, Students Prepare For Another School Year With Less

Back to school shopping is now in full swing throughout the Delaware Valley, but for some, what was once a time of excitement has now turned into a hardship.

08/22/2014

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Philadelphia Charter School Rings In New School Year

Believe it or not, some area students are already saying goodbye to the playground and hello to the classroom as a new school year begins.

08/18/2014

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3 On Your Side: Store Credit Card Interest Rate 8 Points Higher Than Average Credit Card

If you’re doing back-to-school shopping, you’ll likely be faced with an offer or a store credit card. A survey found the interest rates may cost consumers more than they anticipate. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at the pros and the cons.

08/14/2014

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Blog: Staples 110% Back-To-School Price Match

By Jim Donovan: Need back-to-school supplies? You may want to check out Staples. For a limited time the retailer is offering a 110% Back to School Price Match Guarantee. Customers will receive an additional 10% […]

08/14/2014

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Best Back To School Books For The Off To College Crowd

College is a monumental time in a young person’s life, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that will them thinking about their impact on the world, their future success, and the enriching value of what they’re learning behind university gates.

07/29/2014

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Top Cookbooks For Cooking in College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

07/29/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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5 Best Educational Apps For High School Students

Almost every teenager has a smartphone or tablet these days. Use that technology the right way and download any of these great educational apps to help your high school student prepare for any subject or exam.

07/21/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

07/21/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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