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Creating something Awesome

Somerton resident to honor 80s at Awesome Fest.


Making history

Pennepack Baptist Church celebrates its 325th anniversary.  


Thousands of layoffs stun Philadelphia School District

More than 3,700 School District employees received pink slips in what could prove to be the largest job cut in almost 40 years.


Enjoy a budget-friendly meal

There are many types of steaks that are both inexpensive and delicious.  


5 foods for healthy seniors

Keep these five foods on hand for healthy senior living.


Schwartz gets labor union’s endorsement

Schwartz garners key support in push for governor.


Philly public schools to lay off 3,800 staffers

The layoffs will take place on July 1.

The School District of Philadelphia, facing a more than $300 million deficit, threatened to lay off employees, and today, it did.


Parkwood community celebrates Junod Playground improvements

Improvements to Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road, were celebrated yesterday by City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.); the city’s Deputy Mayor for Environmental and Community Resources Michael DiBerardinis; and members of the Junod Playground Advisory Council during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Parkwood facility.


Back in the captain’s seat

Former 15th district commander Frank Bachmayer returns to the NE as the area’s detectives captain.


Inside Byberry

Local author explores the former mental hospital’s history in a new book.