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City gets first of 55,000 LED traffic light bulbs

The University City Review reports on the first of 55,000 energy efficient LED bulbs that will be installed in green and yellow traffic lights in Philadelphia. The installations were paid for…

Disney: Friends for Change Grants

Disney, together with Youth Service America, is gearing up for this year’s second round of applications for the Disney Friends for Change Grants. Friends for Change funds youth-led service projects, occurring…

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Breaking: Six shot in Frankford (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Four people were hospitalized, including a 21-year-old male, who was shot in the neck and face. He remains in critical condition at Aria Health-Torresdale, while three others were treated for…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: NBC has trouble reading signs in Holmesburg

So NBC10 reporters were on the scene yesterday when a man got stuck in the creek at Pennypack Park in Holmesburg. Or, as you can read on NBC's website, a man…

    • The area of Pennypack Park where two men's raft overturned in the creek.

Man missing from Pennypack Creek

One of two men who went rafting in Pennypack Creek yesterday is missing. According to a report by the Daily News, the men's raft overturned just before 7 p.m. in…

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Man pulled from creek in Holmesburg

Rescue crews saved a man yesterday who was stuck in the creek at Pennypack Park. The man became trapped in the water -- which was deeper and faster than usual due…

Real NEastate: Seller backs out

Q: I am under contract to buy a single home in Fox Chase. My mortgage lender had an appraisal done and they required a couple repairs. The seller refuses to do…

Divergent views on how city and developers do business together

In an op-ed published by the Inquirer Tuesday, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Terry Gillen wrote that the agency's legal standards strive for fairness for all developers. After listing the…

DEP won't fine Philly Park for pollution

DEP won't fine Philly Park for pollution Bucks County Courier Times The racetrack no longer is dumping horse manure into Neshaminy Creek and long-term projects will restore environmental damage, according to…

Old City District names new executive director

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Graham Copeland, who served as executive director of Highland Park's Main Street Downtown revitilization program, will takeover operations at Old City District. Read the full…

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission seeks public opinion for 2012 preservation plan

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is seeking public opinion via a public survey to help it draft a comprehensive statewide preservation plan, according to a press release. The preservation plan…

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TLC for a unique Center City "pocket park"

There's a tiny park in the middle of Center City that's been showered with honors, that features ivy-covered walls and moveable furniture, and that comes equipped with its very own water…

Liberty Lands: Movie Nights!

Movies are screened every Tuesday! Start times are approximate! Movies begin at dusk. On Rainy or windy nights movies are postponed two days to Thursday. 2010 Summer Schedule: Tuesday, June 22…

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ZCC gets Module 3, the last chapter

With just a few months before the Zoning Code Commission is due to deliver the city’s first new code in decades, the mayor stopped by Wednesday morning to lend some moral…

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Tacony man dead in motorcycle accident

A Tacony man died Sunday night after losing control of his motorcycle. The 50-year-old lost control of the vehicle at State Road and Unruh Avenue around 8p.m., causing him to…

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Escaped prisoner last seen in Bustleton

Police are looking for a prisoner who escaped from a medical center yesterday afternoon. Maurice Wheeler left the center Monday without being noticed, and has not been seen since. While authorities…

Tacony-Palmyra Bridge to close for safety exercise

Notice: On Tuesday, July 13, an anti-terrorism and rescue exercise will take place on the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge from 10:30 a.m. to noon. As a result, the westbound lane of the bridge…

Financial Perspectives: Should you own disability insurance?

Disability insurance is one type of insurance that is often ignored by most individuals unless it is provided by their employer. The reason is that it can be expensive to purchase,…

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Bank robber sought

The FBI is searching for the suspect who robbed a Citizens Bank branch yesterday. The suspect entered the 2516 Welsh Rd. branch at 2:30 p.m. and gave the teller a…

Summer Arts Saturdays at Pop's Playground

Saturday Art Camp! Every Saturday starting July 10th at 10 AM Arts and Crafts featuring The Clay Mobile! $3.00 per child Lunch is served
Final day of Camp Party: August 21st Gears…

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