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6:42 PM / Wednesday October 5, 2022

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Delaware County Establishes a County Commission for Immigrant Affairs

September 30, 2022

During the September 21 public meeting, Delaware County Council unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to establish the Delaware County Commission for Immigrant Affairs. County Council recognizes the critical need to proactively address the needs of immigrant communities in Delaware County, through the intentional engagement of County residents and community partners. “We are thankful for…

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Montgomery County Commissioners allocate additional $1.2 million to support unhoused population

September 30, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Dr. Valerie Arkoosh and Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr. (Photos/montcopa.org) NORRISTOWN, Pa. – During their board meeting on September 15, the Montgomery County Commissioners took action to allocate an additional $1.2 million dollars in funding to support the county’s unhoused population through increased street outreach and emergency hoteling services.  Rising rents, the lack of affordable…

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As National Preparedness Month and hurricane anniversaries approach, ASPCA experts urge people to consider their pets in disaster plans

September 9, 2022

Recent ASPCA survey results show only 46% of pet owners have disaster plans in place and nearly half have left at least one pet behind when they evacuated. NEW YORK – In recognition of National Preparedness Month and the five-year anniversaries of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, a string of devastating storms that displaced millions of…

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Fur Babies Rule! ‘Stray’: How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

August 19, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image provided by Annapurna Interactive, the “Stray” video game, developed by BlueTwelve Studio and released on July 19, 2022, is seen. The virtual cat hero from the new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just wind along rusted pipes, leap over unidentified sludge and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The…

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The Family Reunion

August 12, 2022

The National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists held a long-awaited in-person gathering in Las Vegas last week. ABOVE PHOTO: Courtesy NABJ By Denise Clay-Murray The last time that the members of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists were supposed to gather for…

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‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Law & Order’ actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83

July 28, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor Paul Sorvino attends the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2010 Ripple of Hope Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS  Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie…

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Tony Dow, big brother Wally on ‘Leave it to Beaver,’ dies

July 28, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2012 photo, Tony Dow, actor, director and artist, poses at his home and studio in the Topanga area of Los Angeles. When it comes time to sitting down in a studio and carving out bronze and wooden sculptures inspired by the nature all around him, Wally isn’t leaving…

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