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Jersey Shore Towns Offer Their Own Special Easter Weekend Events

Promenades along the boardwalk? Hey, they’ve written songs about that.

04/06/2012

(Pastor Stephen Keiser leads congregants at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion through the Stations of the Cross.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Delaware Valley Christians Observe Good Friday

Good Friday services were being held throughout the area as Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus.

04/06/2012

(Among the items for sale at Reading Terminal Market were pre-decorated Easter eggs.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

At Reading Terminal Market, Holiday Meals At The Ready

Whether for Easter or Passover, merchants at the Reading Terminal Market are filled with suggestions for the big holiday meal.

04/06/2012

(Lore's candy store, on 7th Street near Ranstead, was hopping with customers two days before Easter.  All photos by Lynne Adkins)

Local Candy Makers Meet The Rush of Last-Minute Easter Shoppers

Easter is one of the most popular holidays in the candy business, and Lore’s Chocolates, on South 7th Street in center city Philadelphia, was hopping.

04/06/2012

Linda Smith, general manager of Esposito Meats in the Italian Market, holding a cut of lamb. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Rising Lamb Prices Have Some Re-Thinking Holiday Meal Plans

The price of lamb has gone up in this area, so what does that mean for your holiday meal this weekend?

04/06/2012

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Local Bakery Cooks Up Treats For Easter And Passover

It’s a busy time for Classic Cake. The Port Richmond baking company is preparing holiday goodies for Easter and for Passover.

04/04/2012

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Christians Around The Region Celebrate The Beginning Of Holy Week

Christians in Philadelphia celebrated Palm Sunday at church services this Sunday morning.

04/01/2012

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Philadelphia Easter Fun For The Whole Family

With Easter only one week away, you better hop to it and be sure to bring the kiddos to one of these great Easter events in and around Philly!!

03/30/2012

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Lent Begins Today For Christians

In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of a 40-day period in which church members are asked to engage in prayer, fasting and doing good works in preparation for Easter, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

02/22/2012

Stigall Show Log 4.26.11

Chris examines President Obama’s 2012 election campaign and questions the clarity of his foreign policy agenda. He talks to Fox News Contributor Lis Wiehl about her new book, the NFL lockout and Piers Morgans non-existent ratings. Also, he talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel and, for the first time, Mayor Michael Nutter.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/26/2011

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West Philadelphia Student-Athlete Killed After Easter Dinner

Philadelphia Police are searching for the suspects that shot and killed an 18-year-old man on Easter Sunday.

04/25/2011

West Philadelphia Teen Shot And Killed While Sitting On Front Porch

A West Philadelphia teenager was shot to death Sunday evening while sitting on the porch of his home. The hunt is now on for two men, one of whom police say was the gunman.

04/24/2011

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Chosen 300 Ministries Helps Feed The Homeless Not Just On Holidays

Lang says free Sunday breakfast is a big draw, but not the only one, “this is a beautiful place to come, because they feed us breakfast on Sundays. They feed us three times a week.”

04/24/2011

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Commuters Worried About Increasing Gas Prices During Holiday Season

How high will it go? Gasoline prices are on the minds of many as motorists hit the roads this holiday weekend.

04/24/2011

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