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Divine Lorraine Renovations Get One Step Closer

Earlier this week, the city’s Architectural Committee of the Historical Commission approved renovation design plans for the former Divine Lorraine hotel on Broad and Fairmount.

07/30/2015

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Teens Interested In Pursuing Career In Veterinary Medicine Participate In Program On Univ. Of Pennsylvania’s Campus

The students in the week-long program are exposed to various areas of veterinary medicine including anatomy, pathology and research.

07/16/2015

The Royal Theater in South Philadelphia (Credit: John McDevitt)

Hearing To Decide If Vacant South Philly Theater Can Be Demolished

The Royal Theater near 16th and South Streets in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood has been vacant for more than four decades.

06/27/2015

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Philadelphia Man Charged In Last Week’s Fatal Stabbing of Girlfriend in Logan

Police have arrested and charged a Philadelphia man with murdering a 28-year-old woman.

06/23/2015

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900 Street Light Fixtures To Be Replaced With LED Lighting In Camden County

Saving energy and money – that’s the goal of a program in Camden County where LED bulbs will be installed at nearly 1,000 existing street fixtures.

06/17/2015

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12-Week Modernization Project Set To Begin On SEPTA’s Media, Sharon Hill Trolley Lines

Buses will replace the trolleys for the entire line June 15th through September 6th.

06/13/2015

(A participant asks a panelist a question at a summit on high school graduation rates, held at the Chemical Heritage Society offices.  Photo by John McDevitt)

In Philadelphia, Dissecting How To Increase High School Graduation Rates

Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.

06/12/2015

A group participating in "Escape The Room" Philly. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Game In Philadelphia Forces Groups To Work Together To ‘Escape The Room’

If you are among ten people locked inside a room, would you be able to work together to solve the clues and get out?

06/12/2015

The Elmwood Park Zoo would see funding cut by more than $100,000 in the proposed budget. (photo provided)

Three Red Pandas Make Their Public Debut At Local Zoo

Slash, Shredder and Clinger will be one-year-old later this month.

06/06/2015

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Uber Philadelphia Says Thank You To Its Drivers With a Lunch

There are about 1,000 Uber drivers in North Philadelphia alone, according to Jon Feldman, the general manager of Uber Philadelphia.

06/05/2015

(Laurie Phillips, at left, is a longtime customer of the Four Seasons Philadelphia and says she will miss it.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Four Seasons Hotel About To Close Its Doors on Logan Circle

The luxury hotel is scheduled to reopen in 2018 in the upper floors of the Comcast Innovation Center, now under construction.

06/05/2015

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Eastern State Penitentiary Hosts Prison Food Weekend

Prison Food Weekend runs June 6th and 7th.

06/02/2015

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Food Bank Of South Jersey Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Since 1985, the Food Bank of South Jersey has been distributing food to those in need and provides nutrition education and cooking courses to help individuals find sustainable ways to improve their lives.

05/30/2015

(A visitor takes a peek into the nosewheel well of "Fifi." on the ramp at Northeast Philadelphia Airport.  Photo by John McDevitt)

WWII Airplanes Land in Philadelphia For Five-Day Visit From The Past

Rare, World War II-era planes are on display now through Sunday at Northeast Philadelphia Aiport.

05/27/2015

(Mrs. Cecilia Paul is flanked by DHS commissioner  Vanessa Garrett Harley and longtime Family Court administrative judge Kevin Dougherty at today's awards ceremony.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Agency Honors Its ‘Foster Parents of the Year’

Among the award winners was a woman who has fostered 126 children in her home over 43 years, and adopted five of them.

05/26/2015

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