Sept. 9 Clover Market canceled

News | September 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Due to rain, the scheduled Clover Market for Sunday, Sept. 9, has been canceled. In a post on the market’s website, organizers had the following to say: After carefully reviewing all of the available forecast models and personally consulting with numerous meteorologists including the National Weather Service and the Eastern PA Weather Authority, we have […]

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Hill Republicans miss moderation, think local party is on right track

News | August 30th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Karen Bojar The Republican Party in Philadelphia has been on a downward trajectory. In the past, we had successful moderate or liberal Republicans—e.g., Arlen Specter, Thatcher Longstreth, Sam Katz, and former State Senator Phil Price. Many longtime Democrats voted for these candidates. In recent years, however, the number of moderate Republicans has dwindled, as […]

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City closes Devil’s Pool on weekends for safety reasons

Featured Post, News | August 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation announced last week that it would be closing weekend access to the Wissahickon Creek’s notorious Devil’s Pool. The closure, which affects the park’s Orange and White trails, will be enforced through Sunday Sept. 30. “Parks & Recreation is implementing this temporary closure to […]

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Union Workers at CH Hospital say new contract would send them to Reading for care

News | August 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Members of Chestnut Hill Hospital workers’ union, Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania (SEIUHP) said that Chestnut Hill Hospital’s new owners Tower Health Medical Group’s recent health-care proposal would force union members to travel Reading Hospital to see a primary care physician. Tower Health Medical Group, an endeavor by Reading Hospital […]

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