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  • April 23, 2014 |  PlanPhilly

    SEPTA receives record number of recommendations, redefines on-time performance

    As part of its annual service plan evaluation, SEPTA received more service change suggestions from the riding public than ever before, and SEPTA staff...
  • April 23, 2014

    Some N.J. school boards holding elections today

    Twenty-six of New Jersey's 584 school districts are holding elections today, despite a vast majority of them moving to a November vote to avoid t...
  • April 23, 2014

    Delaware senator introduces hiking trail legislation at Cape Henlopen

    U.S. Sen. Chris Coons visited Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes on Tuesday to announce legislation recognizing the American Discovery Trail.
  • April 23, 2014

    'Dry' town supporters clash with Swarthmore College over alcohol-serving inn

    Nestled in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Swarthmore boasts quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and the campus of Swarthmore College. Now the borough in Del...
  • April 23, 2014 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    Candidates compete for the best (and saddest?) story

    It's political season in Pennsylvania, and you may have noticed a lot of campaign ads that focus on sad childhoods and hard luck stories.
  • April 23, 2014

    Love's labor rewarded as winning poems celebrate Bard's birth

    Today, William Shakespeare would have been 450 years old. Sort of.
  • April 23, 2014

    Reimagining the 21st century teacher: Professional development from the bottom up

    Try to find the constant in most schools, and you'll likely end up in the classroom of a veteran teacher. Students come and go – as do principals...
  • April 23, 2014

    Corbett primary rival Guzzardi envisions winning scenario

    The self-professed "nuisance" candidate challenging incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is reassessing his campaign's viability after a state ju...