Mark Abrams

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Local Theologians See Depth in Pope’s Pronouncement on Climate

William Madges, a theology professor at St. Joseph’s University, says it’s no accident that the pope cited the political dimensions of the debate.

06/18/2015

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Pope’s Sex Abuse Panel Draws Praise From Saint Joe’s Professor

St. Joseph’s University theology professor William Madges says the pope’s approval of a new Vatican tribunal to examine how bishops have responded to clergy abuse cases is significant.

06/10/2015

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Amtrak Adding In-Cab Cameras Facing Train Engineers

Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.

05/26/2015

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Power Restored At Luxury Rittenhouse Square Condo Highrise

The power outage left the building, at the corner of 18th and Walnut, without power, water, and most of its elevator service.

05/25/2015

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Fallen Veterans Honored At Memorial Day Events Across Philadelphia Region

A full slate of tributes, memorial services and parades to honor those who served our nation are set for today in the region.

05/25/2015

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New Federal Grant Aims To Improve Safety Along Always-Treacherous Roosevelt Blvd.

Can Roosevelt Boulevard, through Northeast Philadelphia, become a corridor that can safely meet the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and mass transit?

05/23/2015

(Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia, talks to members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday about the regional impact of Pope Francis' visit set for the end of September.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delco Businesses Hope Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia Will Provide Added Lift

Members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce listened as representatives of the group “World Meeting of Families Philadelphia” talked about regional opportunities growing out of the pope’s visit.

05/21/2015

Rendering of the new  and improved Gallery Shopping Mall (Credit: PREIT)

Plans For Gallery Mall Makeover Move Ahead With City Planners

Philadelphia Planning Commission members were impressed by the detail and the commitment of the development group.

05/19/2015

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In New Hampshire, Christie Talks Economy And Testing The Political Waters For A Presidential Run

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in New Hampshire testing the presidential waters and talking about the economy.

05/16/2015

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Scores of Teachers Being Laid Off in Camden School District

Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says the evaluation and budget process had been going on since January, and all those who will lose their jobs at the end of this academic year were notified yesterday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

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Pope Francis Likely Staying With “Men In Black” During Visit To Philadelphia

Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia at the end of September. But he won’t be staying in Center City in one of the five-star hotels while he’s in town.

05/11/2015

(An ensemble of six musicians demonstrates for students how music can bridge cultural gaps during a "Live Connections" program inside the World Café, in University City.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

In West Philadelphia, Students Learn To See Music as a Cultural Bridge

Students from Comly Elementary School, in Northeast Philadelphia, were among a select audience taking part in a “Live Connections” session at the World Café, in University City.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

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Two Phila. Mothers Charged After Babies Are Rescued From Rooftop Peril

Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against the mother of a toddler who was found on the roof of a home in Frankford and a teenage girl whose baby was trying to crawl out of an apartment window onto the same roof.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

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Pilgrims From Vietnam Coming In Big Numbers To See Pope, Take Part In WMOF In Philadelphia

Those planning for the pope’s two-day visit were stunned to learn recently that many pilgrims from the Southeast Asian nation already have made arrangements to make the trip.

05/04/2015

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Philadelphia Catholic Leaders Not Fazed By Pope’s Added Mass, in Washington, DC

Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families Philadephia, says she’s not surprised by the announcement. But she doesn’t believe it will affect attendance here.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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