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Reasons Not To Shave Your Dog In The Summer

It may seem necessary to you to shave your dog in the hot summer months, but it seems to be in their best interest NOT to, and here’s why.

07/23/2015

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Excessive Heat Warning Continues Across Philadelphia Region

Hazy, hot and humid conditions continue throughout the Philadelphia region.

07/20/2015

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Excessive Heat Prompts Philadelphia Corporation For Aging To Activate Heatline

The PCA Heatline will be open Sunday and Monday, offering advice that can help prevent an emergency.

07/19/2015

(Some parents came equipped with a fan for graduation ceremonies in the non-air-conditioned auditorium at Masterman School.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Phila. Schools Dismiss Early Again Due To Heat; Some Persevere For Graduations

The nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.

06/16/2015

(A young father and his children escape from the heat in the Love Park fountain, near 15th St. and JFK Blvd.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In Center City Philadelphia, Some Getting Respite With a Dip in a Fountain

Swimming and playing in the Love Park fountain is not allowed, but those rules are loosely enforced on days like this.

06/12/2015

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Philadelphia Officials Warn of Heat Wave’s Dangers, Especially to the Elderly

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is urging everyone to check in on older neighbors, friends, and family members.

06/12/2015

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Don’t Leave Pet In Warm Car

It’s extremely important to be aware that the soaring temperature inside a parked car on even just a warm day can kill a pet in a matter of minutes.

09/04/2014

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As Heat Continues In Philadelphia Area, Many Still Braving It Outdoors

If a dip in some cool water sounds refreshing to you, you’re not alone.

07/02/2014

(A grateful senior thanks Peco VP Mike Innocenzo for the fan she received.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

First Come, First Served: Peco Gives Away Window Fans To Area’s Elderly

At the Center in the Park, a senior center in Germantown, it took less than 45 minutes for about a hundred box fans to get scooped up.

06/20/2014

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Heat Line Offers Help To Philadelphia Seniors During Hot Weather

Some children in Philadelphia playing at a spray ground had the right idea about staying cool, but another at risk group is senior citizens, and there are many ways they can get help.

07/16/2013

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Extra Tourists Flock To Jersey Shore As Weather Heats Up

With our area in the grip of summer’s swelter, people were looking to cool off at the Jersey shore.

07/16/2013

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Temperatures Expected To Soar Through Week And Into Weekend

Once we reach the 90 mark tomorrow, this will officially be the fourth heat wave of the year, and it looks like it will run seven days this time, each one hotter than the last.

07/15/2013

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Montgomery County Issues ‘Code Red’ For Tuesday

The Montgomery County Commissioner’s office has issued a Hot Weather Health Warning, or “Code Red,” for the county beginning at noon and ending at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

07/16/2012

(A center city Philadelphia food cart vendor.  File photo by Dennis Edward)

Nutrition Expert Says Philadelphians Need Diet Tweaks on Oppresive Summer Days

Nyree Dardarian, who teaches at Drexel University’s Department of Nutrition Sciences, says minor adjustments to what we eat will improve our resistance to the heat.

06/29/2012

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Scientists Eyeing Atypical Surge In Jersey Shore Ocean Temps

Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.

06/25/2012

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