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(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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NJ Woman In Court After Her Pet Bobcat Was Seized

A Stafford Township woman was in court Friday after New Jersey officials seized her pet bobcat, Rocky.

04/11/2014

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Chili’s Cancels Fundraiser With Group That Believes Autism Is Caused By Vaccinations

The cancellation was prompted by customer feedback and a heated debate on the chain’s social media page.

04/09/2014

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Some Realtors Suggest “Staging” Homes To Appear More Appealing To Prospective Buyers

An increasing number of area realtors are discussing the importance of “staging” the homes of their clients to make the surroundings more appealing to prospective buyers.

04/06/2014

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Univ. of Pa. Hospital Exploring Unique Health Needs of LGBT Community

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is sponsoring a unique forum that brings health care providers together with experts in the LGBT community.

04/01/2014

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Slow Start To Spring Real Estate Market, Agents Remain Optimistic

Normally, real estate agents advise those selling their home to have it up by St. Patrick’s Day to capture the best buyers in the spring market, but this year there aren’t as many for sale signs up.

03/23/2014

Managing director Jeanette Trella says most calls are about cleaning supplies. (credit: Michelle Durham)

This Is Poison Control Awareness Week

The facility that handles calls locally is operated by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and serves the entire Philadelphia area.

03/19/2014

Dr. Arkoosh speaking at the podium. (credit: Michelle Durham)

Doctor Talks With Seniors About Changes That Come With Age

A local health care expert stopped by an Abington based continuing care community to educate seniors on the changes they will experience as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

03/05/2014

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Two Day Job Fair At Golden Nugget Casino Begins Today

They are hiring for a variety of positions on the spot.

02/26/2014

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Local Hospitals Kick Off Pilot Data Sharing Program

Penn Medicine and Crozer Keystone Health System were the first to share data with patient consent.

02/24/2014

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‘How Was Your Commute?’ Is A Question Being Asked At Offices Throughout The Region

For most people, it hasn’t been as simple as it used to be thanks to the weather we’ve been suffering through.

02/20/2014

Stu Stern with S & H Hardware in Northeast Philadelphia. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Sleds Becoming Hot Commodity This Cold, Snowy Winter

Stu Stern at S & H Hardware in Northeast Philadelphia says the sales of sleds have risen exponentially.

02/17/2014

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Sorry, No Credit For Interrupted Power, Peco Tells Customers

But a Peco spokesman added, “We would not be charging customers for using energy while their service is interrupted,”

02/12/2014

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