• June 12, 2015

    Despite new evidence, no proof Betsy Ross designed Old Glory

    This Sunday, June 14, is Flag Day, commemorating Congress' adoption of the American Flag in 1777. In Philadelphia, the anniversary is celebrated...
  • June 12, 2015

    New book tells the bitter truth behind Hershey's success

    Hear the name Hershey and chocolate likely comes to mind, as well as the Hershey Medical Center, Hershey Pennsylania, Hershey Park, and then perhaps t...
  • June 12, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Previewing American attitudes before SCOTUS rules on ACA, same-sex marriage

    Gallup gauges public attitudes in advance of two big U.S. Supreme Court decisions expected this month on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act...
  • June 11, 2015

    Community production of 'Children of Eden' weaves family ties ever closer

    This weekend, a community theater company in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, is staging "Children of Eden," a musical about parents and children. ...
  • June 11, 2015

    New boss at Reading Terminal Market wants to build on success

    Starting Monday, Philadelphia's famed 123-year old Reading Terminal Market will be guided by new General Manager Anuj Gupta, who's stepping ...
  • June 11, 2015 |  StateImpact

    New pipeline could mean tax bonanza for NJ towns, but for Pa.? Not so much

    In one case, StateImpact Pennsylvania has found that a proposed pipeline that would run beneath the Delaware River, the undulating boundary between Pe...
  • June 10, 2015

    City's financial commitment to Philly schools only half-hearted, district says

    Philadelphia's City Council gave initial approval to a slate of tax increases and asset sales to support the cash-strapped city school district W...
  • June 10, 2015

    Why do corrupt politicians keep their pensions?

    So how is it that a politician pleads guilty to accepting cash in an envelope and keeps his taxpayer-funded pension?
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