11 hrs ago
PennPraxis / PlanPhilly survey results
PennPraxis and PlanPhilly are focusing our efforts to help Philadelphians make informed choices over the next year as competitive elections for a new mayor and City Council approach in 2015.
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15 hrs ago
Delta, US Airways cancel all Israel flights over missile fear
Israelis looks at a site where remnants of a long-range rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza landed after being shot down by Israel's "Iron Dome," in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Reports: A papal visit on the horizon for New York?
A papal visit to New York is on the wish-list of Mayor Bill de Blasio as he and his family continue their vacation in Italy.
Kidney Stone Risk Creeps North as Climate Changes
When average daily temperatures rose to 30 degrees Celsius, the relative risk of kidney stone presentation within 20 days compared to the base line increased by 38 percent in Atlanta.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
National Review Online
Jay Nordlinger: D'Souza Nation, Part I
It's called "America: Imagine the World without Her." There is a companion book to it: There is a slight difference in those two titles.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Auschwitz Guard Insists He Was Forced Into Working at Concentration Camp
An 89-year-old man wanted in Germany for working as a concentration camp guard during World War Two said in court filings on Friday that he should not be deported because his service in the Waffen SS was involuntary.
Jews, Christians and Muslims Pray and Fast for Peace
So started the evening, "Fasting together, Praying for Peace" at Temple Sinai in Roslyn, New York, this past Tuesday evening.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Pope should visit shrine
The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs expects to soon invite the pope to visit the site during his planned 2015 visit to Philadelphia and New York.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Hear the Jerry Garcia Band Play 'Mission in the Rain' Live - Premiere
The Jerry Garcia Band opened March of 1978 in Berkeley, but from there they moved east, playing cities as large as Boston and Philadelphia and suburbs as small as Commack, New York, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Art graduate's body found in duffel bag in Philly
Philadelphia police say a woman found dead inside a duffel bag was a recent art school graduate looking for a place to live.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Lower Township Gazette
Polar vortex or not, a major cool down is on its way
While the media and weather forecasters butt heads on what to call an impending major cool down, one fact is certain: It is coming and it is real./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com While the media and weather forecasters butt heads on what to call an impending major cool down, one fact is certain: It is coming and it is real.
How to go to college free
Starbucks made headlines recently with its plan to help finance four-year college degrees for employees.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Powerball ticket wins $1 million in Philadelphia
Wednesday's annuity jackpot will be worth $50 million because no one matched all the numbers drawn Saturday night: 2, 3, 7, 23 and 51, with a Powerball of 26. Five tickets just missed, matching the first five numbers but not the Powerball.
After appeal, jail in NYC Dead Sea Scrolls case
Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Choosing an airline: Cost vs. comfort
It is the summer travel season, and our attention has turned to the airline industry and the cost of getting to our favorite vacation destinations.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Jefferson County looks to hire part-time officers to provide security at Watertown International
Jefferson County is considering a plan to hire seven “special patrol officers” to provide security at the Watertown International Airport as part of an effort to reduce the strain on Sheriff's Department deputies who fill the role.
LeBron James' decision creates smiles for most; turns of fate...
It is the story with the never-ending tentacles that have reached today throughout the basketball world and beyond.
Will pope make visit?
Joey Caruso, who is organizing the shrine's ongoing fund drive, said within the next week to 10 days, the shrine will send a letter to Rome asking the pope to visit the shrine during his planned 2015 visit to Philadelphia and New York.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The East Hampton Star
Biking on Shoulder, Hit by Car
A bicyclist, Steven Ramirez, 26, of Philadelphia, was taken to Southampton Hospital last Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on Route 114 near Goodfriend Drive in East Hampton.
Thousands appear for NYC firefighter's funeral
Thousands of firefighters from across the country have descended upon a narrow New York City avenue for the funeral of a fallen fire lieutenant.