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Nurses Plan Vigil For Philadelphia Student’s Asthma Death

School nurses plan a vigil Thursday night to honor a 12-year-old who died after an apparent asthma attack at a public school with no nurse.

10/17/2013

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Philadelphians Join The World In A Universal Prayer For Peace In Syria

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a series of prayer vigils at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday.

09/07/2013

State College Reacts To News Of Joe Paterno's Death

Vigil To Mark Anniversary Of Joe Paterno’s Death

A candlelight vigil is being planned to mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

01/16/2013

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Candlelight Vigil Held At Bucks County School For Newtown Shooting Victims

One by one teachers at Herbert Hoover Elementary School read off the names of the children and staff killed in Newtown.

12/17/2012

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‘Stop The Violence’ Vigil Held In Philadelphia

With the number of violent deaths in Philadelphia on the rise, a number of community groups and faith-based leaders put together a “Stop the Violence” vigil and 24-hour prayer service open to all.

08/31/2012

(18-year-old Nicole Killenyi was killed in a car crash in Washington Township, New Jersey.)

Family And Friends Mourn Loss Of Teen Girl Killed In Car Crash In Gloucester County

Sobbing and holding tight to one another, Washington Township high school students, most of them seniors, and many parents gathered on Sunday at the scene of a two car crash that killed their classmate, Nicole Kellenyi on Saturday night.

04/15/2012

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Vigil Held For 11-Year-Old Victim Of Burlington County School Bus Crash

A vigil was held tonight at the Chesterfield Baptist Church in Burlington County for the little girl who was killed in the bus-dump truck accident. Prayers were also offered for the three children still hospitalized.

02/16/2012

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Police Continue To Search For 2 Suspects In Murder Of Tacony Store Owner

The search continues for two people who gunned down a store owner right in front of his wife and baby girl.

01/22/2012

Kelly Drive Crash Victims

Vigil Held For Victims Of Kelly Drive Crash

A vigil was held to remember the lives of a young mother and her teenage soon who were killed in a car accident on Monday.

01/18/2012

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Local Group Remembers Victims Of Gun Violence On Anniversary Of Tucson Shootings

Gun control advocates across the country are using the anniversary of the Tucson shootings to call attention to the toll of gun violence.

01/08/2012

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On One Year Anniversary Of Arab Spring, Philadelphians Hold Vigil For Murdered Syrians

It’s the anniversary of the Arab Spring–the day a Tunisian fruit vendor lit himself on fire and sparked change within the Muslim world. And to mark that anniversary, more than 100 protesters held a vigil on Sunday in Old City at the People’s Plaza.

12/17/2011

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Candlelight Vigil To Be Held For Victims Of Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal On Saturday

In the wake of the Penn State sex abuse scandal, one organization is staging a show of support for the victims.

11/12/2011

Neighbors Hold Vigil For Elderly Rape Victim In Kingsessing

The home invasion, rape, and robbery of an 81-year-old woman has shaken a southwest Philadelphia neighborhood. Neighbors rallied last night to support the victim.

09/29/2011

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Vigil Held For Victims In Chester Shooting

Emotions ran high as friends, family, and community leaders gathered at the site of Friday’s shooting, to pay homage to the slain victims, and to urge the community to come together.

04/10/2011

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Community Holds Prayer Vigil For Missing Atlantic City Mother

Friends and family of a missing woman held an interfaith prayer vigil at the Boys and Girls Club in Atlantic City Sunday afternoon.

04/03/2011

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