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  • April 22, 2014 |  Listen

    Earth Day pollution prevention through good housekeeping

    On this 44th Earth Day, the efforts of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the Philadelphia Water Department are focused in part on the role sm...
  • April 22, 2014

    Philly School District wants to close down Walter Palmer charter school as of July

    The charter schooloffice of thePhiladelphia School District is recommending that Walter D.Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School be shut d...
  • April 22, 2014

    $3.5 million U.S. grant allows N.J. hires for Sandy cleanup

    New Jersey is getting another $3.5 million in federal funding to help hard-hit coastal communities recover from Sandy.
  • April 22, 2014

    Philly dragon boat paddlers finally have a real home on the Schuylkill

    A new dock has been built on the west side of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, specifically designed to be used by dragon boats.
  • April 22, 2014

    Celebrating Earth Day with a solar farm stand in Philly

    What could be better to celebrate Earth Day than a solar farm stand? Greensgrow Farms, a nonprofit farm in Philadelphia, did just that as it dedicated...
  • April 22, 2014

    SEPTA budget draws praise, no boos, at Philly public hearing

    Despite ongoing negotiations over a contract for SEPTA workers, only a handful of people turned out Tuesday for a public hearing on the SEPTA budget i...