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A new face for Philadelphia Republican

PHILADELPHIA J. Matthew Wolfe was part of an insurgency that spent three years trying to overthrow the leadership of Philadelphia's feckless Republican Party in the hopes of building a viable alternative to Democratic dominance.


Related Topix: US News, Philadelphia, PA

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Chillin' Wit' Fergus 'Fergie' Carey

IT'S EASTER Sunday, and pub owner Fergus "Fergie" Carey is in the red-walled living room of his South Street home, listening to some Status Quo with his black cat, Grendel.


Related Topix: North East, PA, Status Quo, Pop/Rock, Dublin, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

For Professors, Online Presence Brings Promise

The same day, Jeff E. Nunokawa, a professor of English at Princeton University, published a short literary essay as a "note" on Facebook-his 5,167th such post on the social-networking site.


Related Topix: Princeton University

The Times Leader

Catena, Turkel to chair Heart Ball

Cornelio "Cor" Catena, CEO of Commonwealth Health and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, and Brooks Turkel, CEO of Regional Hospital of Scranton, are to serve as co-chairs of the 2014 Northeast PA Heart Ball, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 3 in the Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Scranton, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey



Related Experience: Pearce completed an internship with the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities and was an assistant park ranger at Paris Mountain State Park where she performed a variety of dutiesk, including construction repairs, remodeling and administrative tasks.


Related Topix: Central Connecticut State University, Atlanta, GA, Savannah, GA, Emory University

Nerve News

Talk to your smart phone to unlock car

What about giving a voice command to your smart phone to post Selfies, play songs or even unlock your car! Four students from University of Pennsylvania have developed a technology called GoogolPlex that allows users to get more from Apple's iPhone by simply talking to it.


Related Topix: iPhone

The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, April 20, 2014

Julio Bautista, Lisa A. Heaney and Lisa A. Orneck joined the office at the Upper Mill on Sawkill Avenue in Milford.


Related Topix: Milford, PA, Dingmans Ferry, PA, Wilkes University, Pennsylvania, Marywood University

CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: Local Woman Uses World Experiences To Improve Philadelphia Organization

She grew up in this area, went to college here and now Wendy Voet is the new executive director of WOMEN'S WAY - and she brings a global perspective.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Program focuses on the children of Homewood

On a Wednesday evening in early April, Rochelle Sumpter marched down Hamilton Avenue in Homewood, wearing gray sweats and an iPod clipped to her waist.


Related Topix: Wilkinsburg, PA, University of Pittsburgh, Standardized Testing, Education

US Pharmacist

Hepatitis C Still a Challenge for HIV Patients

A study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that the risk of hepatitis C-associated serious liver disease persists in patients with HIV otherwise benefitting from antiretroviral therapy .


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health


Is neuro-skepticism in danger of going too far?

Neuroskeptic points to a recent meta-study of neuroimaging critiques conducted by Martha Farah at the University of Pennsylvania.


Robert Hesse Jr., 91, printing-company executive

Robert Hesse Jr., 91, of Gwynedd Valley, a Philadelphia printing-company executive and community volunteer, died Tuesday, April 15, of respiratory failure at a retirement community in Medford.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Medford, NJ

O-R Online

a Walk a Milea event spotlights gender violence

Dr. William Edmonds, left, dean of admissions at California University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Stephen Whitehead, associate provost at Cal U., participate in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Thursday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania

John Paige Darden, teacher, airman

John Paige Darden, 81, of West Mount Airy, a former math and science teacher and deacon, died Tuesday, April 15, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from multiple organ failure.


Related Topix: Wilberforce University, Ohio, Temple University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Courier News

Students learn importance of trees at Arbor Day celebration in Montgomery

Tree City flags and signs are proudly on display as the township celebrates Arbor Day and its designation as a Tree City, a title it has held for more than 20 years.


Related Topix: Skillman, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Princeton, NJ, Pittstown, NJ

NBC Philadelphia

Classes Canceled at Pa. University

A water main break that knocked out water service caused official to cancel classes Friday at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's main campus in Cheyney, Pa.


Related Topix: Cheyney University, Cheyney, PA

Fairfield Citizen-News

Registration will allow you to post comments on and create a Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences.


Related Topix: Fairfield University

Medical Daily

Study Links Lack Of Sleep In Young Flies To Lack Of Sex Life; May...

A new study shows that lack of sleep in young fruit flies affects their ability to reproduce in adulthood.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Alice B. Lonsdorf, assistant Penn Law dean, civic leader

Alice Belew Lonsdorf, 89, of Gladwyne, a former assistant dean for alumni affairs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a tireless civic leader, died Thursday, April 10, of pulmonary fibrosis at her home in Waverly Heights.


Related Topix: Gladwyne, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Independence National Historical Park, US National Parks

CBS Local

Artist Battles City Of Philadelphia To Save Property Taken By Eminent Domain

A world-renowned artist is going head-to-head with the City of Philadelphia to save what he calls his "dream studio" in Mantua.