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Philadelphia’s Best Of 2013

As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013’s high points in Philadelphia. Join us in celebrating 2013’s successes by checking out our top five posts in Philadelphia below.

12/16/2013

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Phillies Fall To Red Sox 9-3

Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli homered in the first inning as the Boston Red Sox jumped to an early lead and coasted to a 9-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.

05/27/2013

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2-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured In Barbeque Grill Fire On Memorial Day

The incident happened at about 2 p.m. on the 200 block of East Hazeldell Avenue in Minquadale.

05/27/2013

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All-Clear Given After Brooklyn Bridge Closure

Traffic in both directions was halted around 6 p.m. Monday.

05/27/2013

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Ceremony Held At Christ Church To Honor Civil War Hero

A ceremony was held at historic Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City to honor a Philadelphia native who was killed in action near the end of the Civil War.

05/27/2013

Neighbors line the streets in Bridesburg for the annual Memorial Day Parade. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Crowds Gather For Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Residents say it’s one of the neighborhoods proudest moments when they come together to remember and recognize America’s fallen servicemen and women.

05/27/2013

Men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces are honored during a Memorial Day ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.
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Servicemen And Women Honored With Somber Ceremony Aboard Battleship New Jersey

One of the more somber ceremonies to mark Memorial Day was held Monday on the Camden riverfront aboard the Battleship New Jersey.

05/27/2013

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Ceremony At Korean War Memorial Honors Local Vets Who Died In Combat

Veterans gathered Monday at the Korean War Memorial on Penn’s Landing to honor the over 600 servicemen from Philadelphia and the surrounding Pennsylvania counties who died in the Korean War.

05/27/2013

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Crowds Flock To Jersey Shore For Memorial Day Weekend

Folks in Ocean City, New Jersey woke up to a warm sun and miles of pristine boardwalk and calm beaches on Monday.

05/27/2013

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Top Memorial Day Events In The Philadelphia Area

Celebrate Memorial Day in Philadelphia with these celebratory events.

05/26/2013

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Montgomery County Town To Rename Fields On Memorial Day In Honor Of Veterans

Memorial Day will be marked in Cheltenham Township Monday at 10:30 a.m. with a ceremony remembering veterans dating back to the Civil War and the renaming of some township fields for those who answered our country’s call in its time of need.

05/26/2013

Reverend Floyd White, Director of Camden County Veteran's Affairs (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Camden County Veterans Remembered At Memorial Day Weekend Ceremony

16 Camden County veterans who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored in a Memorial Day weekend ceremony at Harleigh Cemetery.

05/25/2013

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Canceled For High Winds

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry is closed Saturday because of high winds in the area.

05/25/2013

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Author Hopes To Lure People Back Into Studying History With Book On Civil War

On this Memorial Day weekend, there’s a new look at a transformative time of the Civil War.

05/25/2013

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Many Folks Spending Memorial Day Weekend Doing A Lot Of…Nothing

While many will make the tradition trek down to the Jersey Shore this Memorial Day weekend, not everybody will be leaving town. So what will they be up to?

05/24/2013

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