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Doctors Notice Rise In Indoor Trampoline Related Injuries

Acting Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Stephen Fisher says as with anything else you need to approach this activity with an abundance of caution.

05/17/2014

(Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School, during his 40-mile walk in support of his school.   Photo by Michelle Durham)

Head of a Montco Catholic School Trekking 40 Miles For Fundraiser

Students at Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School, in Ardsley, cheered as a rainsoaked Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, ran up the grade school’s driveway.

05/16/2014

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Banking Expert: New Rules May Free Up More Money For Mortgage Lending

John Giordano, CEO of First Heritage Financial, says he’s seen a shift in the past year from a refinance market to a purchase market.

05/15/2014

(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, at Jack's Firehouse restaurant, makes his annual presentation on grilling safety.  Photo provided by Phila. Fire Dept.)

For Grilling Season, Philly’s Top Firefighter Issues Annual Safety Warnings

Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says to take a good look at your barbecue grill before lighting it up.

05/12/2014

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Expect Traffic Troubles As City Ave Gets Much Needed Facelift

Expect additional congestion on City Avenue for the foreseeable future, but the temporary inconvenience will benefit drivers for years to come.

05/12/2014

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Temple Trauma Surgeon Trains Doctors To Talk About Brain Death

A Temple trauma surgeon who also trains medical students to follow in her footsteps noticed that while students receive copious training on what brain death is, they aren’t necessarily taught how to explain brain death to a waiting family.

05/08/2014

Cristo Rey student Angie Ortiz with Jane Appenbrink. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Teens From Cristo Rey HS Get An Education At Senior Citizen Center

Students at Philadelphia’s Cristo Rey High School spent part of their school year giving back to the community.

05/07/2014

Team from left to right....Jeff Hylan (Moderator) Ryan Green, Dan Fritz, Sean Burns, John Paul Kuhar. (credit: Michelle Durham)

Father Judge Model U.N. Team Wins National Championship Debate

Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia took first place at the Model United Nations National Debate held at the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C.

05/03/2014

(Vice president Joe Biden speaks about protecting students from sexual assault, during April 29th event in Washington, DC.   Photo by Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Campus Sex Crimes Getting National Attention; Local Organization Hopeful

The head of a local organization focused on improving campus security is pleased that the issue is getting a spotlight from the vice president of the United States.

04/30/2014

(Amy Jones, second from left, and some of her SEAMAAC colleagues pose for a memento photograph outside the White House.  Image provided)

White House Honors Phila. Woman For Health Services to Asian Community

Amy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.

04/25/2014

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Philadelphia Street Musician Files Another Lawsuit Against Police

“Felix was abducted from in front of the Reading Terminal by two Philadelphia police officers, handcuffed, and eventually dropped off at Love Park,” says Evan Shingles, an attorney representing Felix Wilkins.

04/24/2014

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Police: Texting While Driving Citations In Philadelphia Down In 2014

“There’s no definitive answer as to why the numbers have dropped,” Philadelphia Police Spokesperson John Stanford said.

04/24/2014

(The Swarthmore station, along Septa's Media-Elwyn line.  File photo by KYW's Jim Melwert)

Septa Going Ahead With Projects To Refurbish Media-Elwyn Rail Beds

Septa officials are beginning an ambitious capital improvement project to repair century-old bridges that provide a base to parts of the Media-Elwyn regional rail line.

04/21/2014

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Therapist Hosting 6-Week Seminar To Support Women Searching For The Perfect Partner

“Single and Searching” is designed to provide women with the support they need while they continue their quest to find the perfect partner.

04/13/2014

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Pa. Residents Help Award $50K Grant To Local Physician

A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.

04/12/2014

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