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Blog: Tuesday is FREE Cone Day at Ben and Jerry’s

By Jim Donovan: 35 years ago Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield shocked themselves with their accomplishment: the duo had made it through their first year as business owners. And so, they wanted to create a […]

04/07/2014

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Blog: Philly Ranks #31 For Hours Worked

By Jim Donovan: Think that you work hard for your money? Well according to data gathered by Locality.com for one million businesses nationwide, Philadelphia was ranked the #31 hardest working city in the U.S. To […]

03/12/2014

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Shred/Recycle Event Saturday 2/22 For Burlington County Residents

By Jim Donovan: Burlington County, N.J. residents will have the opportunity to shred confidential documents and safely dispose of computers and TVs on Saturday, Feb. 22nd from 9 am to 1 pm at the Robert […]

02/18/2014

Consumers Get Jump On Black Friday Deals By Shopping Thursday Evening

Blog: Toys”R”Us / Babies”R”Us Trade-In Event

By Jim Donovan: Now through Monday, February 17, Babies“R”Us and Toys“R”Us stores nationwide are hosting what they are calling their “Great Trade-In” event. The stores will accept any used cribs, car seats, bassinets, strollers, high […]

02/07/2014

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Blog: Camden Co. College Offers Free Dental Care To Kids Friday

Camden County College’s dental hygiene and dental assisting students and staff will provide free cleanings and other preventive care – along with dental education – to area children aged 12 and younger for “Give Kids […]

02/06/2014

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Bottom Dollar Grand Opening Includes Grocery Give-Away

By Jim Donovan: Bottom Dollar Food will celebrate the opening of its newest store, located at 3000-A Grays Ferry Ave., in Philadelphia, Pa., this Thursday, January 30th. The first 200 customers at the new location […]

01/28/2014

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Blog: Clarifi & WOMEN’S WAY Host Affordable Care Act Panel

By Jim Donovan: Clarifi and WOMEN’S WAY are excited to announce that their Affordable Care Act event has been rescheduled with a new date and place; the event will now be held on Saturday, January […]

01/14/2014

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ShopSmart’s Best/Worst Product List of 2013

By Jim Donovan: Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceeds expectations. The January 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights dozens of products in six categories – cleaning and […]

12/23/2013

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Thompson Auto Dealership Helps With Holiday Toy Assembly

By Jim Donovan: Does the thought of assembling Barbie’s Dream Condo Complex or a 10-speed bike in time for Christmas have you shaking your head? Well I’ve got some good news for you. The folks […]

12/18/2013

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BLOG: Questions About Affordable Care? Get Answers At 12/14 Event

* UPDATE: Due to the possibility of bad weather, this event is being canceled and will be rescheduled. By Jim Donovan: Two months after the start of open enrollment, The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has […]

12/05/2013

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Blog: Uber & Home Depot to Deliver Xmas Trees Thursday

By Jim Donovan: Too busy to go shopping for a Christmas tree? Well tomorrow, Thursday December 5th you can use your smartphone and have a Christmas tree delivered right to your door. Uber is teaming […]

12/04/2013

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Blog: Philly Offers Tax Break To Active Military

By Jim Donovan: There is still time for active military members to apply for the 2013 Real Estate Tax Credit for Active Duty Reserve and National Guard program offered by the Philadelphia Department of Revenue. […]

12/03/2013

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PPA Won’t Enforce Saturday Expired Meter Violations During Holidays

By Jim Donovan: I’ve got some good news for shoppers that park in Philadelphia during the holidays. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that expired meter violations will not be enforced on Saturdays between Thanksgiving […]

12/02/2013

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Blog: Delaware Hosts Home Saving Workshops

By Jim Donovan: Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden’s office is holding two free state housing workshops to assist homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and face foreclosure. Both workshops – to be […]

11/18/2013

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Blog: For On-Time Arrivals Hawaiian Ranks First, Southwest Last

By Jim Donovan: Flying anytime soon? Well if you want to arrive on-time you’re best bet is to fly Hawaiian Airlines (I wish I could fly to Hawaii) or Delta. According to the Department of […]

11/13/2013

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