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NewsWorks readers help a writer in search of the sour-cherry dumplings of her bubba

Stacia Friedman's search for a lost sour-cherry varenyky recipe led her to discover her Ukrainian heritage. But where can she find the delicious dumplings? NewsWorks readers have some ideas.

Last Updated (Tuesday, 15 April 2014 17:54)


Moviegoers seeking happy endings find something like the truth

We live in an escapist society. Given the past few years of a slowly recovering job market and a major health care system overhaul, it's not surprising that Americans are willing to fork over 13 bucks for an adventure that only Hollywood could deliver.

Last Updated (Friday, 07 March 2014 18:33)


Is anti-smoking employment policy smart health care or merely discrimination?

It's nearly impossible to be a smoker today. In Philadelphia, the Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law prohibits smokers from lighting up in public spaces, including their place of work. The law also bans smoking in outdoor seating areas and within 20 feet of building entrances.

This week, Main Line Health decided to take its smoke-free workplace to the next level by announcing a new policy aimed at curbing the use of tobacco products among its workers.

Last Updated (Thursday, 06 March 2014 17:54)


Sick of snow? Share your summer pix with us!

Let's all pretend the region isn't covered in snow. Share your summer photos with us via email or Twitter, and we'll post them on Instagram and Facebook and maybe even add them to the gallery at the top of this page.

Last Updated (Friday, 14 February 2014 16:32)


Take precautions, but don't take personal safety for granted

Ugh, my upstairs neighbors are home drunk from the bar again.

It wasn't until the next morning, when a policeman knocked on my door to question me about my downstairs neighbor being burgled, that I knew the sounds I'd heard weren’t my upstairs neighbors.

Last Updated (Friday, 14 February 2014 18:32)

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