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Saint Francis Xavier, The Oratory Catholic church (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Fairmount Church Gets Big Boost In Attendance Thanks To Social Media

It wasn’t a Flash Mob, but a “Mass Mob” on Sunday at St. Francis Xavier, The Oratory Catholic church in Fairmount.

03/23/2014

(June 6th, 2013: Kim Sizemore brings flowers to the site where her friend, Kim Finnegan, died the previous day.  Credit: Jericka Duncan)

Nutter Administration Plans Memorial at Site of 2013 Fatal Building Collapse

Mayor Nutter says the Salvation Army has offered to donate the site of last year’s collapse, at 22nd and Market Streets, for a memorial to the six people killed.

03/20/2014

(The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle, headquarters of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  File photo by Jim Melwert)

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Limits Tuition Assistance To Children Of Clergy Abuse Victims

At the end of this school year, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it will no longer accept new applicants to its tuition assistance program for children of clergy sex-abuse victims.

03/11/2014

Chester County Emergency Operations Center (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Chester County Officials Getting Head Start On Expected Winter Storm

The Chester County Emergency Operations Center was activated at noon Sunday, much earlier than usual for a storm like the one expected the Philadelphia area.

03/02/2014

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Slot Machines In Atlantic City May Soon Have Bigger Jackpots

Jackpots at some Atlantic City slot machines could soon be getting a big boost. New Jersey gaming officials approved a plan to participate in a slot system called “Powerbucks.”

03/01/2014

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NASA Astronauts Appear Live On Temple TV To Speak With Students From International Space Station

It was an experience for a group of Temple University students that can be described as “out of this world.” A Question and Answer session with three astronauts on the International Space Station, broadcast live on TV.

02/27/2014

(Boathouse Row.  File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Temple U. Votes To Save Its Varsity Crew and Rowing Teams

Thanks to a $5 million dollar plan to restore the school’s condemned boathouse, rowing and crew will stay alive.

02/24/2014

Philadelphia's Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral (credit: Pat Loeb)

Local Ukrainian Community Offers Thoughts, Prays After Violent Week In Ukraine

A violent week and the continuing uncertainty and unrest in Ukraine was on the minds of those attending services on Sunday at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northern Liberties.

02/23/2014

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Philabundance Spreads Word About Annual Campaign To Bring In Peanut Butter And Jelly

Philabundance is hoping people out there “Spread the Love” during an annual campaign bringing in peanut butter and jelly for those in need.

02/22/2014

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Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Special Lineup For 2014-2015 Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra announced its 2014-2015 season Wednesday night. Their music director will be celebrating a milestone of his own and has a plan that will be music to the ears of many orchestra regulars.

02/20/2014

Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore and Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

“40″ To Play Special Role In Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2014-15 Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra announced its 2014-2015 season Wednesday night. Their music director, celebrating a milestone of his own, has a plan that will be music to the ears of many orchestra regulars.

02/19/2014

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Bethlehem Sands Casino Customers May Have Been Affected In Hacking Scheme

KYW’s Tim Jimenez reports those who play at the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania location may have been affected.

02/18/2014

(A Septa bus makes its way along snow-covered Fifth Street in Old City Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Snow Makes It Tough For Travel

Winter storm number 11 in our area means no classes once again Friday for the School District of Philadelphia and the Archdiocese. City offices and courts are also closed. All the snow is making it tough to get around.

02/13/2014

(A Septa bus sidelined by the snow.  Photo by KYW's Justin Udo)

UPDATE: Some SEPTA Bus Service Resumes Despite Snow

This latest storm, in the long line of them this winter, is affecting how people are getting around.

02/13/2014

(A tree brought down by the ice storm in Downingtown, Pa.  Credit: s-schmid2)

Area Tree Services In High Gear, Cleaning Up From Ice Storm

The cleanup continues, and a local tree expert says there is still a long way to go.

02/07/2014

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