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Head Of Neshaminy School Board Resigns

Ritchie Webb, president of the Neshaminy School Board, has announced he’s stepping down.


(Cooking wine for sale in a Philadelphia grocery store.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local Expert Warns of Underage Drinkers Consuming Cooking Wine

Some teens are turning to the grocery store to get drunk, buying cooking wine.


A surivor walks among the debris of houses destroyed by Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban in the eastern Philippine island of Leyte. (credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Filipino-Americans In Philadelphia Band Together To Help Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

Filipino-American organizations in the Philadelphia metro area are mobilizing to send aid to the Philippines in the wake of the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan.


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Manhunt Called Off After Armed Robbery Of Bar In Montgomery County; No Suspects In Custody

Police called off a manhunt following an armed bar robbery in Montgomery County, though they did not immediately apprehend the suspects.


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Local Dentists Trade Candy For Cash, For A Good Cause

More than 41 million kids will stock up on sugary sweets tonight, and some area dentist’s offices are enticing kids to trade in some of that candy.


(A discreet sign marks South Jersey's first medicinal marijuana dispensary.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

South Jersey’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens For Business

Compassionate Care Foundation is tucked back in an industrial park in Egg Harbor Township. No walk-ins are allowed; it’s by appointment only.


Men's winner, American Kiel Reijnen crosses the finish line at the Philly Cycling Classic. (credit: Philly Cycling Classic)

Philadelphia Cycling Classic Gets An Upgrade

The Philadelphia Cycling Classic, the bike race made famous by the climbs up the Manayunk Wall, received some good news this week.


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Workers Back On Job As Area Historic Sites Reopen

The government shutdown was especially hard on people who don’t work for the government, but were still affected by the federal shutdown.


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Transferring Process Underway After Center City Cyber Charter School Closes

Parents began the process Monday of transferring their children to other schools after Solomon Cyber Charter School closed its doors.


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Halloween Party Confusion Hits Montgomery County School

A letter to parents signed by the Inglewood elementary’s principal has the subject line, no Halloween Parade or Celebrations.


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Double-Murder Charges Filed In Wissinoming House Fire

Carlos Rivera, 25, is facing several charges in the murders of 35-year old Atlanta Deveney and her son, Elijah Rosado.


(A building on the Urban Outfitters campus, on the grounds of the former Philadelphia Navy Yard, in South Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Urban Outfitters Hopes To Add 2,000 Jobs at South Philly Campus

Thanks to tax incentives, Philadelphia-based retailer Urban Outfitters is planning an expansion that could add a couple of thousand jobs at the Philadelphia navy yard complex.


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Mold Problem Resurfaces At Montgomery County Middle School

Cheltenham School District announced they’ll have to close the cafeteria dining area and two adjoining classrooms at Cedarbrook Middle School.


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Gas Prices Continue Steady Decline

A bit of good news at the pump, as gas prices have been falling. But how far will they go?


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Passyunk Ave. Resurfacing Begins, Expected To Take 2 Months

Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says it’s a busy stretch that carries about 34,000 cars a day.