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AG Shapiro brings charges against Pennsylvania pipeline developer

October 5, 2021

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor appeared poised Tuesday to bring criminal charges against the developer of a problem-plagued pipeline that brings natural gas liquids from the Marcellus Shale gas field to an export terminal near Philadelphia. Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania’s attorney general filed criminal charges Tuesday against the developer of a problem-plagued pipeline that takes…

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Employee killed at Jefferson Hospital; 2 officers shot, suspect caught

October 4, 2021

Screenshot 6abc PHILADELPHIA — An employee at Jefferson Hospital was shot and killed on the 9th floor inside the hospital by a co-worker early Monday morning. The suspect fled the scene in a UHaul truck, and then two officers and the suspect were wounded in a shootout. The initial shooting happened inside Thomas Jefferson University…

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Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announces location, dates and theme for 2022 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

September 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo/ Courtesy Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has announced the location, dates, and theme for its highly anticipated 2022 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. “In Full Bloom” will take place in South Philadelphia’s Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park (FDR Park) from Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19, 2022. As the world…

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When heartbreak and outrage isn’t enough

September 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Kimberly Kamara stands next to a photo of her son, Naim Johnson-Tate, at the Peace Not Guns Call to Action rally last Friday. Johnson-Tate was killed four years ago and Kamara has started a non-profit organization called NEEM (Never Ending E-Motions) to help people going through the loss of a child. By Denise…

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School District of Philadelphia Superintendant Hite announces he will be leaving position at end of 2021-22 school year

September 28, 2021

PHILADELPHIA — Monday evening, Dr. William Hite announced his plans to transition from his role as Superintendent for the School District of Philadelphia at the end of the 2021-22 school year. This announcement from Dr. Hite comes after nine years of serving the largest school district in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. “We have had nearly…

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Supreme Court urged to review ban on drug injection sites

September 24, 2021

By Maryclaire Dale ASSOCIATED PRESS  PHILADELPHIA — Supporters of a plan to open supervised injection sites to try to reduce overdose deaths urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to review a court decision that bans the practice. The test case centers on a nonprofit group’s Safehouse project in Philadelphia, but officials in other states…

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Local curator seeks to take his unique collection to the next level

September 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Ronald Toby in his Northeast Philadelphia home filled inside with African American treasures of the past. (Photos: Webster Riddick) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun At first glance, Ronald Toby’s Northeast Philadelphia home looks like any other house in this working-class enclave, with its beige exterior and manicured lawn filled with…

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Delaware County Sheriff’s Office earns law enforcement accreditation

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Delaware County Sheriff Jerry L. Sanders, Jr. (Photo/delcopa.gov) Delaware County Council commends the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Jerry L. Sanders, Jr., for earning a unanimous vote for accreditation by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission of the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. Accreditation is awarded to only a small…

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Cheltenham Township announces changes to fall events schedule

September 20, 2021

Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Township has cancelled or changed the following fall events: • Sept. 18: Camp William Penn Day – CANCELED • Oct. 9: Harvest Festival will be FIREWORKS ONLY • Nov. 6: Flea Market – CANCELED • Nov. 13: Princess Ball – CANCELED • Dec. 11: Holiday Family Fun…

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Commissioners approve $5 million for more Bucks Back to Work grants

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Bucks County Administration Building  (Photo/buckscounty.gov) The Bucks County Commissioners have approved $5 million of American Rescue Plan funds to be used to once again help small businesses hurt by the pandemic. At the Commissioners’ public meeting on September 1 County Commissioner Bob Harvie said a total of about $27 million was given to…

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