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(credit: Mike Dougherty)

The USO Of Pennsylvania And Southern New Jersey Held Its 72nd Annual Gala In Center City

The USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey held its 72nd annual gala Friday night and this year they brought the festivities to the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

09/28/2013

(Ten local groups were honored for their contribution to the project.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Local Groups Prepare Thousands of Care Packages For US Troops in Afghanistan

Joe Brooks, head of the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern NJ, says the boxes contained not only local products such as Tastykakes and Wawa coffee, but some more personal items.

07/10/2013

(Boxes of candy were piling up in the offices of Chesheim Dental Associates during their candy buyback.  Photo provided)

Montco Dentist Buys Back Kids’ Halloween Candy, Donates It To Troops

Dr. Angela Stout says she likes the “spirit” of Halloween — the dressing up, the make-pretend. But, oh, that sticky candy!

11/14/2012

(A USO New Year's dance during World War II.  Historic photo)

Positively Philadelphia: Constitution Center Party Brings Alive the 1940s

The National Constitution Center is holding a World War II-themed party this October 13th to kick off its new exhibit, “Fighting for Democracy: Who is the ‘We’ in ‘We the People?’ “

10/02/2011