The historic Ebola outbreak has pushed a Northeast church to temporarily change its educational mission in Liberia to concentrate on battling the illness.
Two members of a Somerton church that’s been building a school in Liberia were in the West African country earlier this year, but they were there and back home before the largest ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus began this spring.
Joe Hansbury already had a college scholarship locked up, but he wanted something more.
Left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org recently launched a new effort to oppose innovations that are propelling states like Pennsylvania toward a new abundance of locally produced energy.
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The city has seen an increase in cell phone thefts. A state bill to ban machines which purchase old cell phones is moving forward on the grounds they offer phone thieves a quick payment.
A collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs are on display at the National Constitution Center until Dec. 31.
City Council is considering outlawing machines that dispense dollars in exchange for small electronics like smartphones and iPods as one way of curbing skyrocketing phone thefts.
The Port Richmond high school is just one of three schools that will close in the River Wards. Two Fishtown schools will stay open, but will be affected by grade changes and an influx of new students. Charles Carroll High School freshman Larry Scruggs said that last Friday, it felt like a dark cloud had fallen on top of the school he’s only attended for less than a year — a short time, to be sure, but still enough to become part of a school environment he likened to “a family.”