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John Ostapkovich

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Local Psychologist Writes Memoir About Dealing With Mentally Ill Family Members

A memoir from a South Jersey psychologist focuses on one disease that thrives in silence.

08/31/2014

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Author Pens Book On Man Who Changed The Way Pornography Is Treated Under Law

In this age of the anything-goes internet, it may seem quaint to think of a time when someone could go to jail for publishing naughty books. But a man who actually did that helped loosen the moral strings on society.

08/30/2014

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City Program Helps Businesses Install Private Security Cameras To Assist Police

Philadelphia residents and businesses have been helping police identify criminal suspects and even prevent crime through a surveillance camera program.

08/29/2014

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Plans Underway To Improve Delaware Waterfront’s Winter Attraction

The Blue Cross River Rink is still about three months away from re-opening on the edge of the Delaware River, but for the second year it won’t be alone.

08/27/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Atlantic City Accentuates The Positive Amid Casino Industry Downturn

“This is a milestone moment in Atlantic City, one in which consolidation in the casino industry must make way for new opportunities,” said mayor Donald Guardian.

08/26/2014

(Photo provided by Gregory Lattanzi, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ.)

Boy Finds Prehistoric Bit of Weaponry on LBI Beach

An expert at the New Jersey State Museum says the stone point was probably attached to the business end of a two-part paleo-Indian spear, from about 10,000 years ago.

KYW Newsradio 1060–08/25/2014

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Construction On Schedule At Future Site Of American Revolution Museum

Things are progressing nicely toward completion of the Museum of the American Revolution in Old City, Philadelphia.

08/19/2014

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Parents Of College Students Spending Hundreds On High Tech Gear For Their Kids

Wearable tech is the new must-have, according to Best Buy blueshirt Matthew McLane.

08/03/2014

(Thomas and June Petroski, on the porch of their Port Richmond home, holding a photo of their late son.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Port Richmond Couple Claims Their Asthmatic Son Died Unneccesarily

A Port Richmond couple continues a lonely fight on behalf of their 22-year-old son who died of acute complications of asthma back in 2012.

07/24/2014

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The Forum Of Executive Women Looks For A Non-Profit Partner Organization

Time is running out for a smaller non-profit group to make what could be a game-changing connection.

07/23/2014

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Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National Convention

About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.

07/22/2014

(715 Darby Terrace, showing piles of debris that now litter the property.   Photo provided by Darby Historical Commission)

Neglected 250-Year-Old Home in Darby, Pa. Could Face Demolition

But there is also a proposal for refurbishing the historic property.

07/21/2014

(Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong runs through final notes before the launch of Apollo11.  Photo by NASA/ Keystone/ Getty Images)

45th Anniversary of Moon Flight That Culminated In ‘One Small Step…’

Exactly forty-five years ago, the attention of the entire world was on three brave men going, as the saying goes, where no man had gone before.

07/16/2014

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Technology Helps Reconnect People With Items They Left Behind In A Taxi

People accidentally leave all sort of stuff in taxis and limosines, but if they leave it in one regulated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, there’s a good chance of getting it back.

07/16/2014

(The web site of the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art.)

Mellon Family Billionaire Leaves Large Legacy To Brandywine Conservancy

The estate of Richard Mellon Scaife is giving the Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art, in Chadds Ford, $15 million, plus about half his art collection and a 900-acre estate in western Pennsylvania.

07/15/2014

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