Older commuters get a head start on new SEPTA fare system

Older commuters get a head start on new SEPTA fare systemAs the saying goes, with age comes wisdom. While many Philadelphians eagerly await the tokenless SEPTA system that's due by the end of this year, senior citizens have been using the card-swipe technology since March.

With scant resources, some Philly schools manage to maintain libraries' quiet and quality

With scant resources, some Philly schools manage to maintain libraries' quiet and qualityAs School Library Month draws to a close, a struggle continues to keep libraries in Philadelphia's schools open. The cash strapped-district has only 11 librarians still working, and most libraries are able to stay in

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Don Carlo, Kinky Boots & Spring Festivals!

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Don Carlo, Kinky Boots & Spring Festivals!Looking for something to do this week? Robin Bloom shares her picks.

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Penelope Giles: Empower Philadelphia neighborhoods to take care of themselves
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Penelope Giles: Empower Philadelphia neighborhoods to take care of themselves

Penelope Giles, director of the Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation, talks about the importance of empowering neighborhoods to take care of themselves, the opportunities that stem from implementing a land value
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Having money for retirement Americans' No. 1 financial worry

Having money for retirement Americans' No. 1 financial worry

Perhaps surprisingly, Americans are actually more positive about the direction in which their finances are going than at any point since 2004.
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