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(The main screen of the "Stop It" app.  Image provided)

New Smartphone App Gives Kids ‘Keyboard Courage’ Against Cyberbullies

Haddonfield High School has purchased the “Stop It” app and made it available to all students as of today.

09/11/2014

Chase Utley receives the Jamie Moyer Legends Award. (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Chase Utley Honored By Moyer Foundation

Phillies star Chase Utley and his wife, Jen, have been honored with the Jamie Moyer Legends Award for their work off the field.

09/11/2014

(Elementary school students hold signs while standing in Girard Avenue, outside the school.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Charter School Orchestrates Street Protest Over Disputed Growth

The SRC says the school doubled its student population without permission. Walter Palmer, founder of the school, says the SRC is trying to strangle his school by withholding additional funds.

09/09/2014

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Merck’s New Drug Seen As Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

The drug — a new form of immunotherapy — is called Keytruda. And it’s being called a gamechanger in the field of cancer treatment.

09/05/2014

(Detail of the carousel on Casino Pier, in Seaside Heights.  Photo provided by Casino Pier, used with permisssion)

Seaside Heights Carousel To Remain in Shore Community

Seaside Heights town administrator Chris Vaz says it’s a win-win for both sides, enabling Casino Pier to expand its operation and the borough to take possession of the iconic merry-go-round that has entertained vacationers since the 1930s.

09/04/2014

Roxborough Eagles Keystone State League rep Jerry Bartholomew displays the new, safer helmet (left) next to the older model (right). (CreditL Paul Kurtz)

Youth Football Teams Turning To Safer Helmets, Techniques

Coaches and league officials are emphasizing attempting to take further steps to prevent head injuries.

09/04/2014

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Pumpkin Beer Is Back On Tap

With the arrival of autumn comes a new variety of craft beers. But more importantly, pumpkin beer is back on tap!

09/01/2014

APRIL 11, 2014: Sgt. Zsakhiem James and Officer Zero. (credit: CBS3)

Camden County Police Department To Add More K-9 Officers To Force

Police Chief Scott Thomson says through a combination of grants and corporation donations, the force will be adding five more dogs to the unit for a total of seven.

08/26/2014

Wilt Chamberlain of Overbrook High School, circa 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Credit: Charles T. Higgins/NBAE via Getty Images. Copyright 1956 NBAE)

Overbrook High School Gymnasium Gets A Facelift

The walls in the halls outside Overbrook’s aging gymnasium have received a fresh coat of orange and black paint, supplies and manpower courtesy of a nearby Lowes. Athletic Director Robert Miller is depending on the kindness of neighbors to complete the estimated $115,000 project by the end of next summer.

08/23/2014

(A flyer from Laurel Hill Cemetery advertising the "Hotties" tour features a photograph of Robert Cornelius, credited with taking the first "selfie."  Image provided)

Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery Inaugurates Its ‘Hotties’ Tour

“We have a list of what we would consider the most handsome men in Laurel Hill,” notes Alexis Jeffcoat, a guide at the Fairmount Park cemetery.

08/21/2014

(A gas station in Atco, NJ advertises unleaded regular for $3.039 per gallon.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Fuel Prices Could Be Headed Below $3.00 Per Gallon In Parts of South Jersey

There at least four gas stations in Berlin and Atco charging $3.039 for a gallon of gas. That’s welcome relief for motorists.

08/20/2014

(Temple University student Stefan Burrell pushes a cartful of belongings to his dorm room.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Area Universities Opening Arms To This Year’s Incoming Freshmen

At Temple University, campus police kept traffic moving as parents and students unloaded their vehicles and headed toward their respective dorms.

08/19/2014

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3 Children Report Electric Shocks While Swimming at South Phila. Pool

Emergency crews were called out to the O’Connor Pool around 1:16 p.m. Friday after three children were reportedly shocked.

08/08/2014

(A keyless entry remote, built into an ignition key.  Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Car Owners Warned About New, High-Tech Wave of Car Break-ins

“It always pays to make sure that you don’t attract criminals to your vehicle by leaving a laptop or a cell phone or GPS device or other valuables in clear sight,” says an insurance industry expert.

08/07/2014

Delaware River. (credit: Chelsea Karnash)

Study Turns Portion Of The Delaware River Green

“The purpose of the dye study is so that we can understand how pollution would move throughout different parts of the river under different conditions,” said Dr. Chris Crocket of the Philadelphia Water Department.

08/05/2014

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