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(The Salvation Army store at 22nd and Market Streets was nearly flattened when an adjacent building fell on it. Photo by Rich Edwards)

Demolition Worried Salvation Army Store Employee Even Before Building Fell

“Inside the bathroom of the Salvation Army was a huge crack in the walls and she was, like, ‘Oh my God, you can look out of the crack and see the outside.’ “

06/06/2013

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Salvation Army Releases Statement On Center City Building Collapse

Following Wednesday’s deadly building collapse in Center City, the Salvation Army has released a statement expressing its condolences.

06/06/2013

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6 Dead, 14 Rescued In Center City Building Collapse

One person was killed and at least 13 people were injured following a building collapse in Center City Philadelphia.

06/05/2013

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Construction Underway On 2 Little League Baseball Fields In Camden County

Camden is getting some big-league help to build two baseball fields for kids in the Cramer hill section.

04/27/2013

Salvation Army Lt. Col. Donald Lance speaks during City Hall ceremony honoring his organization.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

City of Philadelphia Honors Those Who Step Up During Emergencies

This is National Volunteer Week, and here in Philadelphia the importance of ordinary people who respond to emergencies took on special meaning in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings just one week ago.

04/22/2013

Fire blazes in a Queen Village fabric store. (Credit: CBS 3)

Online Community Steps Up To Help Members Made Homeless By Queen Village Fire

Four people who are members of the social news site Reddit lived above the fabric store that burned. They’ve had to find somewhere else to stay as they work to get their lives back on track.

04/09/2013

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NJ Family Still Displaced By Sandy Celebrates Christmas

Sandy upended homes and lives along the New Jersey coastline, but in Wildwood, Sandy couldn’t put a stop to Christmas.

12/25/2012

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CBS 3′s ‘Joy Of Sharing’ Raises $212,000, Collects 5,000 Toys For Salvation Army & Families In Need

CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57 teamed up with its CBS RADIO sister stations today to wrap up the 24th annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign with a day-long toy collection and on-air fundraising effort that raised $212,000 for The Salvation Army to help families in need this holiday season. The stations also collected 5,000 toys in the last month for children in need.

12/19/2012

Stigall Show Log 12.19.12

Chris reviews Speaker of the House John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avert the fiscal cliff crisis, the continued media coverage of the Newtown school shooting, and the efforts to use the shooting to implement stricter gun control. He also talks to Author Clayton Cramer about the difficulties of institutionalizing the mentally ill.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/19/2012

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Christmas Arrives At Pennsylvania State Capitol With Lighting Of Two Trees

Governor Tom Corbett led the celebration as the Pennsylvania State Capitol Christmas trees were officially lit at sundown Tuesday.

12/05/2012

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Some Charities Expect Drop In Donations Due To Sandy Recovery Efforts

The economy is sluggish and with only so much money to go around, it’s a difficult time for many charities as they seek holiday donations.

11/12/2012

(Red Cross workers pack up one of the trucks that will be stationed throughout the Delaware Valley.   Credit: Tim Jimenez)

How To Help After Hurricane Sandy

Now that Hurricane Sandy is mostly done wreaking havoc on the area, it’s time for the long cleanup and recovery to begin. If you’d like to help, check out our list of resources.

10/30/2012

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Thrift Store Dangers

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, many of the approximately 300 products that get recalled every year wind up in thrift stores. Beware.

09/25/2012

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‘Joy Of Sharing’ Finale Raises Over $112,000 For Salvation Army And Families In Need

CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57 teamed up with its CBS RADIO sister stations to wrap up the 23rd annual Joy of Sharing toy campaign today with a day-long toy collection and on-air fundraising effort that raised $112,030 for The Salvation Army to help families in need this holiday season.

12/19/2011

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Annual Tree Lighting In Rittenhouse Square Marks Start Of Holiday Season

Standing over 30 feet tall and adorned with over 3,000 lights, the Christmas Tree in Rittenhouse Square lit up the night sky Wednesday night

11/30/2011

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