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Kim Glovas

("Sky & Telescope" illustration of the path of Comet 209/P Linear, which is nearing Earth's orbit.  Graphic used with permission of Sky & Telescope)

Astronomers Hopeful of New Sky Show From Passing Comet

A newly discovered meteor shower may be visible in the wee hours of Saturday morning if the weather cooperates.

05/22/2014

(credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Major Northeast Phila. Intersection Closed By Water Main Break

The Philadelphia Water Department says work on the broken main will keep Verree Road closed for at least three weeks.

05/19/2014

(credit: Kim Glovas)

Mothers In Charge Exhibit Uses Portraits To Demonstrate Toll Violence Takes On Children

Mothers in Charge held its annual conference earlier this week. One of the exhibits included portraits of innocent children killed by violence.

05/17/2014

(The  "Law and Order or Vigilante Justice" conference, sponsored by Mothers In Charge, at the Sheraton Hotel in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Second Annual Antiviolence Conference in Philadelphia Draws Hundreds

The conference, with nearly 200 attendees and sponsored by the Philadelphia group “Mothers In Charge,” is titled “Law and Order or Vigilante Justice.”

05/12/2014

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Diverse Group Set To Speak At College Graduation Ceremonies Across Philadelphia

Graduation ceremonies are on tap this week at universities across the city — and the list of commencement speakers covers the gamut from well-known performers to a recent grad.

05/12/2014

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2 More Arrests Made In Connection With 2009 Murder Case

Philadelphia Homicide detectives have arrested two men in connection with the murder of a West Philadelphia man five years ago.

05/10/2014

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University Of The Sciences Goes Smoke And Tobacco Free On Campus

The University of the Sciences joins more than 1,300 other colleges and universities in going smoke and tobacco free.

05/02/2014

(Photo from Phila. DA's office)

Phila. Woman Accused of Preying On Immigrants Needing Legal Services

Jasmine Torres, 39, was a secretary at a firm in the 700 block of Allegheny Avenue which specialized in immigration-related services.

05/01/2014

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SW Philadelphia Man Charged With Abusing 3-Year-Old Stepson

Matthew Montgomery, 27, of South Conestoga Street near Woodland Avenue, was arrested on Wednesday.

05/01/2014

(Melissa Brickhouse takes a ride on a street luge set up alongside the Franklin Institute.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Zoom! Street Luge Gets a Workout in Center City Philadelphia

As part of the Philadelphia Science Festival, the Franklin Institute helped passersby experience “The Thrill of the Luge.”

04/28/2014

(Jocelyn Kirsch and Edward Anderton were dubbed Philadelphia's own "Bonnie and Clyde" for their string of crimes.  File photo)

Convicted Philadelphia Scammer Back in Court on Fresh Charges

She was the “Bonnie” in what was called a Bonnie-and-Clyde identity fraud scam which broke in 2007.

04/21/2014

Team Einstein - Three-time defending champions of 'Doctor's Dilemma' (Photo Provided by Einstein Healthcare Network)

Team Of Residents At Local Medical Center Win National Competition

A team of medical residents from Albert Einstein Medical Center have won a national game-style contest.

04/19/2014

(File photo)

Villanova, U.S. Military Academy Join Forces To Discuss War Ethics

The two-day conference will be a discussion on war, and the responsibilities that go along with it.

04/04/2014

(Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in file photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Schools To Lay Off Hundreds in Cost-Saving Effort

School district superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says declining enrollment, overspending, and cuts in federal funding mean the district is facing a $75-million shortfall.

04/03/2014

(Capt. Alice Bailey of the Delaware State Police, at lectern, thanks the organization for giving her its lifetime achievement award.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Regional Female Law Enforcement Professionals in Montco for Annual Conference

It’s the 28th annual gathering of women who work in local and state police departments in the Midatlantic region.

03/31/2014

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