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Discover fun on the Delaware

The nonprofit Discover Boating on the Delaware is encouraging people to take advantage of the fun activities available on the Delaware River.


Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

Want to adopt these pets?


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


Third-grader enlists in budget battle

Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.


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.


Creating something Awesome

Somerton resident to honor 80s at Awesome Fest.


Making history

Pennepack Baptist Church celebrates its 325th anniversary.  


Judge sentences priest and former school teacher to prison terms

      A judge today ordered lengthy prison terms for a priest and a former Catholic school teacher who were convicted of molesting a 10-year-old boy at St. Jerome's parish in the 1990s.


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.