Friday, September 19, 2014
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Claiming that the company managing Camden County College's facilities maintenance and custodial care has failed to do its job, representatives from the faculty and staff union asked the county freeholders Thursday to rehire employees who were laid off.
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HER LIFE WAS short, but little Nicoletta Rose had an impact on many.
CHESTER COUNTY WCU doing well in fund-raising WEST CHESTER West Chester University has been successful in its fund-raising efforts, but it still needs to continue developing new revenue streams to offset state funding cuts and handle increased enrollment to thrive in the future, university president Greg Weisenstein said.
Juliet Gettings never wanted her son, Albert, to join the military. But when 9/11 happened, she knew there was no stopping him.
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The city and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia broke ground Thursday on the Community Health and Literacy Center, which will bring adult and pediatric care, a recreation center, and a library together in a single South Philadelphia location.
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TRENTON - Gov. Christie on Thursday unleashed harsh criticism of the legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures, framing the probe as a "partisan pursuit" prolonged by Democrats desperate for media attention.
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Camden County Police, with an assist from the community, arrested two men in the rape and beating of a 54-year-old homeless Camden woman.
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The University of Pennsylvania has more billionaire undergraduate alumni than any other college, according to the Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014.
GLENSIDE A public forum Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of the civil rights movement's Freedom Summer and discuss where the nation stands on voting rights.
A draft report that a blue-ribbon panel has sent to Mayor Nutter calls for splitting Philadelphia's much-criticized Department of Licenses and Inspections in two, The Inquirer has learned.
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A 54-year-old woman was in critical condition after being stabbed Thursday by a man asking for work at a temp agency in South Philadelphia, police said.
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The Philadelphia School Reform Commission voted Thursday night to sell 11 shuttered school buildings - including Germantown High - in a group of transactions that would net just $2 million.
DELAWARE COUNTY Pirates return to Marcus Hook MARCUS HOOK Looking for something to do Saturday? Set your sails for Marcus Hook's sixth annual Pirate Festival.
BUCKS COUNTY Credit rating raised to best possible DOYLESTOWN Bucks County's credit rating was increased by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services from AA-plus to AAA, the highest possible, the county announced this week.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.