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Area Bank Donates $40,000 To Phillies’ Seasonal Anti-Hunger Campaign

This year’s “Phans Feeding Families” campaign is getting a financial jumpstart from Citizens Bank.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

Philadelphia School Reform Commission (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Two Philadelphia Charter Schools Fail To Have Charter Renewed By School Reform Commission

A dozen Philadelphia charter schools earned new terms, but the School Reform Commission has turned thumbs-down on renewing two others.

05/12/2015

A ceremonial check representing a grant to Webster Elementary School is presented by Cole Hamels (far right) and Heidi Hamels (far left) to principal Shawn Wright (wearing Phillies jersey).  Photo by Mike DeNardo.

Cole Hamels Foundation Donates Another $53,000 To Schools in Philadelphia

Eight Philadelphia schools are recipients of the latest round of grants from the Hamels Foundation.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

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Unusual Genetic Condition Is The Subject Of Fundraising Walk Next Week In Delco

A walk next weekend aims to bring attention to a rare syndrome that results in learning disabilities, but an extremely outgoing personality as well.

05/09/2015

Thousands row along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Of Collegiate Rowers Converge In Philadelphia For The Dad Vail

The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.

05/08/2015

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Philadelphia Teen’s Advice to Obama: Include Peer Mentoring To Guide Minority Youth

A high school senior (far right) stole the show today at a Philadelphia panel discussion on a recent White House initiative for boys and young men of color.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Nutter meets with principal Dana Jenkins, second from right, and parents at Roxborough High.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter Visits City Schools To Highlight Importance of Education Funding

Nutter has begun a series of school visits he hopes will highlight the unique programs that would benefit from an increase in city and state funding.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(Evan Mathis of the Philadelphia Eagles.    2013 file photo by Al Messerschmidt/ Getty Images)

Montco Chain Offers Customers ‘Jersey Insurance’ If NFL Player is Cut or Traded

Eagles fans these days may be hesitant to buy jerseys of their favorite player, for fear that Chip Kelly may cut or trade him.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/05/2015

(Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For New Middle School in Gloucester, NJ

The new school building is being built on a long-vacant stretch of land at Fifth and Market Streets.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/04/2015

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Mariota’s Not An Eagle, But Birds Fans Remain Optimistic

The Eagles did not land Oregon’s Marcus Mariota in the NFL Draft, and many fans are OK with that.

05/01/2015

(Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Pa. Troopers May Deploy to Baltimore; No Request Yet For Philadelphia Cops

The mayor said there’s no move afoot for Philadelphia police to assist the already serious law enforcement presence in Baltimore. Pennsylvania state police have been alerted to possible deployment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/28/2015

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New Web Site Helps US Military Vets in Philadelphia Find Services

The site is a one-stop clearinghouse where veterans and their families can find links to Philly-specific services including jobs, housing, and treatment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

Bill Campbell on his 90th birthday. (Photo provided by Campbell Family)

South Jersey High School Baseball Tournament Honors Philadelphia Sports Icon

The tournament at Eastern High School in Voorhees is now known as the Bill Campbell Baseball Classic, in honor of the legendary broadcaster who died last October at the age of 91.

04/25/2015

Joan Mazzotti holds a cardboard cutout of fundraiser host Carlos Ruiz. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Phillies To Join Media Celebs For Charity Bowling Fundraiser

Some of the Phillies will take off their spikes and lace on some bowling shoes tonight during an event for Philadelphia Futures.

04/23/2015

(The blue pathway, made of permeable paving material, and the mulched garden are designed to absorb rainwater.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

A South Philadelphia Elementary School Gets Rainwater Management System

Part of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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