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Expanding care

Aria Health debuts a $37.1 million emergency department and Level II trauma center this week at its Torresdale campus.

Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.


Elvis tribute concert benefits CHOP

The nonprofit Digi Foundation will hold its third annual Elvis Presley tribute artist concert on Saturday, July 19, at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Seventeen Elvis Presley impersonators will be performing as part of a benefit for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


DA office: Lynn conviction reversal a mistake

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office last week claimed -— again — that the state Superior Court made a mistake last year in reversing the child endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.


City wants kids out of waterways

In light of at least two child deaths in 2013 in city creeks, the Philadelphia Fire Department has launched Operation Stay on Shore: Drowning is Preventable.


Celebrating diversity at Creighton

Students at Universal Creighton Charter School at 501 Tabor Road hosted their inaugural Multicultural Day on May 23 in celebration of their own diversity and diversity in the community.


DA claims state court made error in Lynn case

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office today again claimed the state Superior Court made a mistake last year in reversing the child endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.


Wolf has lead over Corbett in recent poll

Democrat Tom Wolf has a big lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, according to the Franklin & Marshall College Poll that was released last week.


Veterans event is July 22

The Deer Meadows retirement community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd., will conduct an information event for veterans or the families of vets at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22. 



Pennypack Park cleanup removes 44 bags of litter

The Friends of Pennypack Park took advantage of ideal conditions to collect and remove 44 bags of litter along with numerous large pieces of trash from the park’s Little City area on June 28.