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Young Camden coach has inspired others, but doesn't have money to stay in college As Argenis Calderon's face has appeared on movie screens in New York City and across New Jersey, audiences have watched him play baseball in Camden's Pyne Poynt Park, navigate a tumultuous home life, graduate high school near the top of his class, and pre
philly.com | 12 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices On ads inside SEPTA buses and subway cars, a giant, cuff-link-adorned hand representing the tobacco industry plucks a black teenager from a line of friends, leaving the chalk outline of the teen's body behind.
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Firefighter Gabriel Lee, 42, father of 3: 'a wonderful man' Firefighter Gabriel Lee, who died during a night shift in North Philadelphia on Saturday, was a kind and soft-spoken father of three who had worked in the department for more than 20 years, his family said Sunday.
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Plan to revive old South Jersey industrial site draws fans and fears Outside a vast brownfield in Gibbstown that is home to crumbling roads, empty storage tanks, and vacant sheds, a modest brick sign points to both the gritty past and the greener prospects of Gloucester County's economy.
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
An old racial incident in Haddon Heights intrigues scholar On May 12, 1971, a fight among white and black female students set Haddon Heights and Lawnside on edge.The high school in mostly white Haddon Heights, attended also by students from historically black Lawnside, was evacuated, and closed for two days; 16 s
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birds behaving badly, Ocean City cracks down to protect visitors, food from seagulls OCEAN CITY, N.J. - On a hot beach day, Barbara Malik, 36, took a break with her three sons along the boardwalk for a late-afternoon snack.
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hot enough for you? Brutal heat brings warnings, relief preparations and crowds to Philly's fountains As temperatures surged into the upper 90s on Saturday and the swelter meter hit unbearable, Philadelphians - families, couples, and friends - took to Center City's fountains for relief.
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chestnut Hill Hospital workers on strike for higher wages About 150 health-care and service workers at Chestnut Hill Hospital participated in a strike Saturday, calling for higher wages.The strike was organized by the Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania, which represents certified nursi
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Woman, 40, killed in hit-run in S. Philly; 6 others injured A 40-year-old woman who was standing on a South Philadelphia street corner with her husband and 2-year-old son was killed in a hit-and-run crash Friday night, police said.
philly.com | Jul 24, 2016 05:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hafer cites memory lapse in alleged lies to FBI Former Pennsylvania Treasurer Barbara Hafer, who is accused of lying to the FBI, had "simple lapses in her memory" when she denied accepting $675,000 from a businessman who had made millions of dollars through dealings with her agency, her lawye
philly.com | Jul 23, 2016 05:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania