Cannon fragment unearthed at New Jersey Revolutionary War battlefield

Cannon fragment unearthed at New Jersey Revolutionary War battlefieldArchaeologists at Red Bank Battlefield have uncovered what they think is a fragment from a cannon that exploded during a 1777 Revolutionary War battle, in which American troops triumphed over British and Hessian adversaries.

Lights spread along North Broad Street as part of streetscape improvement

Lights spread along North Broad Street as part of streetscape improvementTowering new lights are part of ongoing streetscape improvements in North Philadelphia. Although they may appear incomplete by day, by night they will shine brightly.

Chester Upland can't pay its teachers — but they're working anyway

Chester Upland can't pay its teachers — but they're working anywayTeachers union president Michele Paulick said she received some unwelcome news at the Chester Upland School District teacher convocation this week. "Our superintendent, Gregory Shannon, read a letter from our receiver, Francis

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