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Collaboration Between Montco School District And PSU Will Result In Fields For Student Athletes And Community

A Montgomery County school district is teaming up with Penn State University to provide state of the art athletic facilities for not only student athletes from both educational institutions but also the community.

08/23/2014

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New Pop-Up Garden Opens On South Street

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed a vacant lot on South Street near 15th Sreet into a lush, shaded, pop-up garden.

07/12/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

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New Effort Underway To Combat Violence In Chester, Delaware County

Drugs, violence, murder are common coverage topics for the media in Chester. Worse, they can be common sights for kids in neighborhoods worn and left to rot.

05/02/2014

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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

KIEV, UKRAINE - JANUARY 24: Anti-government protestors stand on a hill near Dynamo Stadium on January 24, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. Talks to resolve the political stalemate in the Ukraine have failed as anti government protests continue in the capital and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko urges the government to call a snap election. (Credit: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Local Community Reacts To Ukrainian Protest

The local Ukrainian community is watching as a two month long peaceful protest in Kiev has led to violence and at least two deaths.

01/25/2014

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Brotherly Love: Theft At Women’s Charity Brings Help

Career Wardrobe’s store on Spring Garden Street, The Wardrobe Boutique, is full of fashion: clothes, accessories and bags, all donated to raise money for other women.

01/07/2014

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Meek Mill Makes It A Great Holiday For Some Local Youngsters

Meek Mill delivered some awesome gifts to youngsters in Southwest Philadelphia.

12/23/2013

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SRC Meeting Offers Exercises On How To Better Philly Schools

The School Reform Commission held a meeting Monday night that gave teachers and community members a chance to work through an exercise in how to get the most students into better-performing schools.

11/18/2013

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Brick Township Pulls Together One Year After Sandy

Sandy survivors and supporters at the Visitation Relief Center joined thousands of volunteers throughout New Jersey in a day of service to mark the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy.

10/29/2013

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Parents Voice Concerns After Test Reveals Mold Problem At Cedarbrook Middle School

Officials with the Cheltenham Township School District held a meeting Monday night to update parents about options moving forward as officials work to fix a mold problem in Cedarbrook Middle School.

10/14/2013

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Paoli Hospital Celebrates A Milestone

Paoli Hospital is celebrating its 100th year serving the Chester County Community.

10/13/2013

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City Of Philadelphia Launches New App To Connect Citizens With Communities

The City of Philadelphia introduced a new mobile web application that allows citizens quickly to find out more about neighborhoods that are part of the PhillyRising Collaborative.

10/10/2013

((L to R) Joel Culbreath (quoted in article), Mike Kelly and Anthony, who is a high school student in the Sponsor-A-Scholar Program that Mike is also mentoring. Credit: Philadelphia Futures)

Local Organization Helping Students With College Expenses

Philadelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.

03/30/2013

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Brotherly Love: Philly Stake Lets Diners Vote For Winners

Theresa Rose and a group of volunteers started Philly Stake in September 2010. It was a simple idea: Organize a homemade dinner and sell tickets. The money goes in a pot. During the meal, the diners read and hear about community projects, then vote.

03/14/2013

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