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(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Remembered At Memorial Service

Hundreds of people gathered at Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia on Sunday to honor Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Doctor Arlene Ackerman, who died in February of pancreatic cancer.

03/03/2013

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Philadelphia Man Sentenced For Jealousy-Fueled Christmas 2011 Murder

Prosecutors say Rayshon Carwheel opened fire when he found another man wrapping Christmas presents with a former girlfriend, the mother of his child.

01/02/2013

Johnson's Corner Farm in Medford, New Jersey. (credit: John McDevitt)

Picking Pumpkins No Problem At South Jersey Farm

The wet weather earlier this year has made it a challenge for pumpkin farmers to produce a quality crop in some areas — but Johnson’s Corner Farm in Medford has plenty of good ones to choose from.

09/26/2012

(File photo:  Cooper Hospital, in Camden, NJ.)

Cooper Hospital Honors Graduates Of Revived ‘Candy Striper’ Volunteer Program

Cooper University Hospital honored 60 graduates of a revived “Candy Striper” volunteer program who spent their summer working and learning in the hospital.

08/30/2012

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Pennsylvania Law Limits Sale Of Large Fireworks To Non-Residents Of The State

Do you want to buy large fireworks in Pennsylvania? The law says out-of-state residents may, but not Pennsylvania residents.

07/03/2012

(US Sen. Bob Casey, partially obscured at left, listens as Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia firefighter Robert Neary, speaks at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Local Officials and Fireman’s Widow Call For More Federal Funds For Firefighters

“You need to follow and make sure these funds are not delegated for anything other than to stop these brownouts, to support our firemen,” said Diane Neary, whose husband Robert was killed in a warehouse fire last month in Kensington.

05/07/2012

(credit: KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: New Opening, Old Traditions

Hadas Kuznits talks with chefs from restaurants “Popolino,” “Il Portico,” and “Molly Malloy’s.”

03/09/2012

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