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(Brian Hackford of Keswick Cycle tunes up Nicole's vintage bicycle outside the Hotel Monaco, 5th and Chestnut.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Near Independence Hall, Free Bicycle Tune-Ups For ‘Bike To Work Week’

Informed through word of mouth, the Internet, or just happening by, cyclists took advantage of the expertise offered by Keswick Cycle Shop.

05/13/2014

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Philadelphia Orchestra Set To Embark On Tour Of Asia

The Philadelphia Orchestra will soon be packing its bags for a three-week tour of Asia.

05/11/2014

Eleanor Sokoloff listens to student Nina Hu's Bach and Chopin. (credit: Steve Tawa/KYW)

Piano Teacher Celebrates 83 Years At Curtis Institute of Music

In 1931, Eleanor Sokoloff entered Curtis as a teenaged student, then stayed as a teacher.

05/08/2014

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Mastery Charter Schools Holds College Fair For Its 10th-11th Graders

At the college fair at Simon Gratz High School, students attending high schools operated by Mastery Charter Schools had the chance to grill potential institutions about post-secondary opportunities.

05/07/2014

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Annual Ceremony Honors Fallen Philadelphia Firefighters, Police Officers

The annual memorial service honoring the sacrifice of Philadelphia police and firefighters was held Tuesday in Franklin Square.

05/06/2014

(Amtrak's 30th Street Station, with the Cira Centre in the background.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Amtrak Official Outlines Long-Range Upgrade for 30th Street Station Area

“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.

05/02/2014

(Mayor Nutter, at left, shares a group hug and some private inspirational words with 18 students at George Washington High School following their chat about school financing.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Mayor Nutter Makes First Stop on Public Schools ‘Listening Tour’

His visit to George Washington High School, on Bustleton Avenue in the Northeast, was the first of four around the district.

04/30/2014

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Mayor Nutter Orders All City Parks To Be Smoke-Free, Immediately

Under the order, smoking is prohibited in more than 125 Philadelphia neighborhood parks, including dozens in the sprawling Fairmount Park system, totalling 11,000 acres of public space.

04/29/2014

(Dr. Barbara Koppel and Dr. Gary Gronseth, seated, at a session of the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Medical Marijuana Inconclusive, Neurologists’ Meeting in Philadelphia is Told

“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.

04/28/2014

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Montco Officials Get Behind Wheel Of Driving Simulator To Show Dangers Of Texting While Driving

Montgomery County officials and workers took turns in the hot seat this past week, behind the wheel of a driving simulator, to demonstrate the dangers of texting while driving.

04/27/2014

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Ruling Awaited by Del. Judge on Format of Inquirer Newspaper Auction

It’s part of on ongoing power struggle by the estranged co-owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

04/24/2014

(A docent instructs Philadelphia students using part of the Barnes Foundation's extraordinary collection.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Drug Firm Glaxo Underwrites Art Training Programs For Phila. Schoolkids

Thousands of economically disadvantaged Philadelphia students will be able to explore and develop an appreciation for art at the Barnes Foundation, thanks to an endowment gift from the global pharmacuetical giant.

04/23/2014

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Public School Advocates Propose November Ballot Question On Dissolving SRC

Working Families Organization would have to gather 20,000 petition signatures, but Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell says it would send a strong message.

04/22/2014

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For Earth Day, AAA Plants Trees to Promote Car Battery Recycling

Through next Monday, the auto club is planting a tree in one of America’s national forests for every battery it replaces, according to an AAA spokesman.

04/22/2014

Peace activists protesting outside Lockeed Martin in King of Prussia. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Peace Activists Demonstrate Outside Lockheed Martin in KOP

Peace activists chose Good Friday to protest U.S. policies on defense spending.

04/18/2014

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