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The Fountain Restaurant at the Four Seasons. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Last Call For Center City Fine-Dining Restaurant

The restaurant will stay open for breakfast and lunch. The hotel will close its doors in June to prepare for the transition.

19 hours ago

12/16/2014  incident at the Christmas Tree Shops. (Credit: Cherry Hill Police)

Cherry Hill Police Investigating Multiple Pick Pocket Cases

Cherry Hill Police are investigating multiple pick pocket cases and subsequent frauds that occurred in recent weeks.

12/19/2014

(Photo provided by Kintock Group)

Reflecting Decades of Integrity, Local Nonprofit Leader Awarded Presidential Pardon

Diane DeBarri is now CEO of the Kintock Group, a nonprofit organization that runs halfway houses and other services.

12/18/2014

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Differing Views On Sony Pulling The Plug On “The Interview”

Some agree and others disagree views with Sony’s decision to pull the film.

12/18/2014

(A demonstration against racism at the federal building in Camden.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia ‘Die-In’ Causes Gridlock; Camden Demonstration More Orderly

In Camden, a “die-in” was held in front of the courthouse. A Philadelphia group blocked traffic on Broad Street.

12/12/2014

(A Philadelphia Parking Authority payment kiosk shows a "network failed" message during a period when PPA kiosks were unable to process credit card payments.  Photo by KYW's Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Parking Authority Fixes Its Kiosks’ Credit Card Glitch

Drivers needed cash today at Philadelphia parking kiosks, which refused to take credit or debit card payments.

12/08/2014

(Philadelphia Children's Alliance executive director Christine Kirchner listens as child abuse victim Matt Sandusky shares his story.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Sandusky’s Son Speaks About Abusive Childhood

Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matt spoke about his two abusive fathers at a Philadelphia conference on child abuse intervention.

12/05/2014

Tall Ship File Photo (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Get Your Tickets Now For Next Summer’s Tall Ships Festival On The Delaware River

It’s not even winter yet, but tickets go on sale today for a big event planned for the Delaware River next June.

12/05/2014

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Fast Food Workers Protest For Better Wages Outside North Philly McDonald’s

Organizers say Philadelphia is one of 150 cities taking part in these demonstrations.

12/04/2014

David Charles Abell talking with Amber Gay, whose family now owns the home on E. Gowen Ave, near Stenton Ave. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Celebrated Conductor Now Based In London Tours Childhood Home In Philadelphia

British conductor David Charles Abell, back in his hometown of Philadelphia to lead the Philly Pops’ “Christmas Spectacular,” toured his childhood home in East Mount Airy for the first time in decades.

12/03/2014

(Photo by Jim Melwert)

In Center City, Schoolkids Get An Expert View of Singing and Musicmaking

Fifth- and sixth-graders at the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School, at 17th and Vine, got a visit from musician Paul Jost to teach them the art of “scat” and body percussion.

12/02/2014

(PEAR TREES? PARTRIDGES?   A PNC Bank lobby in center city Philadelphia  is decorated for the holidays.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

’12 Days of Christmas’ Gift List Shows Slight Hike in Prices

The entertaining Christmas Price Index looks at what it would cost each year to buy all the items in the popular carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas.”

12/02/2014

(Mount St. Joseph senior Belin Mirabile giving her presentation.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

A Flourtown, Pa. Girls’ School Spotlights Female Accomplishment

Called “Women as Founders,” it’s taking place at Mount St. Joseph Academy. The weeklong event includes presentations from students and alumnae.

12/01/2014

File photo of road salt. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

PennDOT Officials Say They’re Ready For A Messy Thanksgiving Eve

PennDOT says they will have 444 snow plow trucks ready for this winter in the Philadelphia area and they have over 100,000 tons of salt ready to go.

11/25/2014

(Delaware County DA Jack Whelan holds a kit designed to administer a live-saving dose of an anti-heroin drug.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Delaware County Distributing Anti-Overdose Drug Kits Widely to Police

“We have 400 patrol vehicles,” said Delco DA Jack Whelan. “Each will have one of these kits in their glove compartment.”

11/24/2014

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