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SUBURBAN NEWS: September recognized as National Emergency Preparedness Month

September 16, 2022

Delaware County Council, the County’s Department of Emergency Services, and the Delaware County Citizen Corps are joining the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in recognizing September as National Preparedness Month — a month long nationwide campaign sponsored each September by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to encourage Americans to prepare for emergencies in their…

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PHS welcomes fall with new Pop Up Garden events, activities, and menu items

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A couple enjoys a meal at the Manayunk Pop-Up Garden location. (Photo/Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has announced an exciting lineup of events and activities coming to its two PHS Pop Up Gardens in Manayunk and on South Street for the fall season. Come enjoy these fall festivities before the Pop…

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We don’t think so!

September 16, 2022

A group of civic and religious leaders came together in support of embattled Philadelphia District Attorney to send a message to Pennsylvania legislators hoping to impeach him: ‘Not on our watch!’ ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Denise Clay-Murray…

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Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock fatally shot at South Los Angeles restaurant:

September 13, 2022

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Rapper PnB Rock, a well-known hip-hop artist from Philadelphia, was fatally shot Monday afternoon during a robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in South Los Angeles, police sources told ABC News. He was 30 years old. Although the Los Angeles Police Department did not officially name the victim, sources at the LAPD told ABC…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph, 66, 1st-time nominee, wins Emmy award

September 13, 2022

By Sally Ho Veteran actor Sheryl Lee Ralph, an ageless stalwart of the industry who won an Emmy as a first-time nominee at the age of 66, relished in her victory by bellowing powerful lyrics about being an “Endangered Species,” and imploring others to never give up on themselves no matter how long it takes…

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City Council to return to in-person meetings

September 9, 2022

Below is a statement from Council President Darrell L. Clarke on City Council’s plans to return to weekly meetings this fall:   “For over two years, as the COVID-19 pandemic has infected millions and caused untold fatalities around the world, the country and here in Philadelphia, City Council has taken every step possible to safeguard…

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Derek Green, Maria Quinones Sanchez resign from City Council

September 7, 2022

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) today released the following statement regarding the resignations of Councilmember Maria Quiñones Sánchez (7th District) and Councilmember Derek Green (At Large): “Councilmembers Quiñones Sánchez and Green have communicated to me their resignations from City Council, effective today.” “I have known and worked with Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez for many years,…

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“…A republic, if you can keep it…”

September 4, 2022

On Thursday night, President Joe Biden came to Philadelphia to remind the nation that Benjamin Franklin wasn’t kidding. By Denise Clay-Murray ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) The symbolism wasn’t lost on many of the people attending President Joe Biden’s nationally televised speech…

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Philadelphia Outward Bound School receives grant from international funding competition

September 1, 2022

The Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $233,377 as part of the John Templeton Foundation’s new Character Through Community funding competition. The competition, announced in early 2021, received over 800 applications from organizations around the world. Funding from the grant will support three years of collaborative programming…

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