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Obituary: Elizabeth B. Little, 78, South Phila. retired businesswoman

September 27, 2014

Funeral services for South Philadelphia native Elizabeth B. Little were held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Mt. Enon Baptist Church, 500 Snyder Avenue. Interment followed at Fernwood Cemetery, 6500 Baltimore Pike, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Little died on September 12, 2014.  She was 78. Elizabeth Betty Summers was born June 17,1936, in Philadelphia to Bennie…

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Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to discuss equal opportunity in Susquehanna Township schools

September 20, 2014

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s civil rights commission will hold its monthly public meeting in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County, to discuss equal opportunity issues in township schools recently raised by parents and others. The meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. at Widener University, Building A180, 3700 Vartan Way, Harrisburg. The agenda will include…

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Controversial tell-all book on Bill Cosby to hit stores

September 20, 2014

eurweb.com  A not-so flattering book has hit the stands on celebrated and loved comedian Bill Cosby, “Cosby: His Life and Times” by Mark Whitaker claiming that Cosby had a sordid life when not playing the devoted family man on the small screen. The book alleges that he repeatedly cheated on his wife, Camille, while enjoying…

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Over 30,000 samples of bacon showcased during Pennsylvania Bacon Festival at Xfinity Live! Oct. 4

September 20, 2014

 The inaugural Pennsylvania Bacon Festival, presented by America Loves Bacon, brings over 30,000 samples of bacon to XFINITY Live! Philadelphia on Saturday, October 4 beginning at 1 PM. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at www.pennsylvaniabaconfestival.com/tickets.html  The culinary event will be a fun bacon themed block party mixed with a full scale festival…

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State leadership must not drop the ball … THE PEOPLE ARE WATCHING

September 13, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Emlen Elementary School Principal Tammy Thomas cuts the ribbon with some of her students, on their new school computer lab.  (Photo courtesy Chestnut Hill /Vibe Team Photo)   By State Rep. Cherelle Parker On Friday, Sept. 5, I had the pleasure of joining more than 50 community leaders, teachers, advocates, parents and students…

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Reading Terminal Market announces partnership with Instacart, one-hour grocery delivery service

September 13, 2014

 Reading Terminal Market today announced a partnership with Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour. Beginning later this fall, Instacart will provide delivery of produce and grocery items from participating Reading Terminal Market merchants. Additional products and merchants will be added in a later phase of…

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Indulge in “Chocolate: The Exhibition,” a mouth-watering experience opening Oct. 11 at the Academy of Natural Sciences

September 6, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chocolate: The Exhibition, on view Oct. 11-Jan. 24, 2015, explores the natural and cultural history of the world’s favorite treat. (Credit: ©The Field Museum, John Weinstein)   A unique tropical tree. A seed so precious it was used as money. A spicy drink and a sweet snack. A multi-billion-dollar worldwide business. Chocolate is all…

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Philadelphia Gas Works announces decrease in natural gas costs this fall

September 6, 2014

Average PGW residential heating customers will pay nearly 7 percent less per month Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) announced that natural gas rates will decrease this fall for PGW’s residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers. The new rate reflects what PGW pays for the gas. The rate for residential customers, for instance, will be adjusted for…

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