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First grade teacher Kelly Eisele with students in library of Gen. George Meade Elementary School in North Philadelphia.
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Big Federal Grant To Help Link Some Of Philly’s Neediest Elementary Schools With Library Service

The two-year, $1.5 million grant gives each of the ten schools 30 iPads so that students in kindergarten, first and second grades can access e-books from the Free Library.

04/04/2015

Mayor Michael Nutter at podium with (from left to right) HUD's Jenine Bryon, City Council President Darrell Clarke, Senator Bob Casey and Congressman Chaka Fattah. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Federal Grant Awarded For Development In North Central Philadelphia

The $30-million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will bring 300 new or renovated homes to a half-square mile around Temple University.

06/30/2014

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Financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service Looks To Lease Mail Delivery Vans

“Currently, there are no leased minivans or cargo vans in the fleet,” the ad says, but “presently, there are not sufficient capital funds to purchase new equipment.”

09/12/2013

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Camden Refurbishes 3 Bike Paths, Thanks To Federal Grant

It’s part of an overall $25 million effort to improve the appearance — not to mention accessibility — of some major thoroughfares through the city.

09/01/2013

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Philadelphia Gets Federal Grant For Firefighters, Equipment

Philadelphia’s firefighting efforts are getting a little help from Washington.

07/11/2013

Camden, Atlantic City Fire Departments Get Money

The fire departments in Atlantic City and Camden are getting federal money that could be used to hire back laid-off firefighters.

02/09/2011