Wyebrook Farm in Chester County is closing its restaurant Sunday. Farmers across the country have been diversifying to sustain their livelihood, but sometimes, they run into red tape from local and state agencies that can hinder their aspirations.
Long-term use, roughly more than 10 days, can lead to a higher risk of adverse reactions for conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, damage to the kidneys or liver and ulcers in the stomach.
Jan Hefler & Melanie Burney - Staff Writers
What: Join the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, Philly.com, and keynote speaker Valerie Bertinelli (left) for the inaugural 55+Thrive Lifestyle Conference, a day of education, resources and entertainment for boomers and beyond.
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
Question: Recently, you gave advice about how it's "never the perfect time to have a baby," and that's true, but does the calculation change any if you're planning to be a single mom?
After a five-month search, Pennsylvania Ballet has found its next executive director in Switzerland. Shelly Power, 61, artistic director and CEO of the Prix de Lausanne dance competition, will take over Philadelphia's dance company and school full-time on Feb. 12, but is phasing in sooner.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 17-year-old girl and somewhat spoiled. My mother delivers breakfast in bed to me daily. My dad eats a burger for dinner, but Mom cooks a ribeye steak with a loaded baked potato for me.
DEAR ABBY: My husband had a medical event that left him unable to drive. He is very isolated despite my efforts to keep him connected. His children live an hour away, and it's up to me to drive him to them. They rarely call him. He has a stepdaughter who lives only a few miles from us. We reach out to her, but she also doesn't have time for him. It's ironic because she regularly ministers to strangers through her church while her stepfather languishes in loneliness.
- Laura McCrystal, Justine McDaniel, Tricia L. Nadolny & Emerson I. Max, STAFF WRITERS
Nov 17 - 8:26 PM
A a fire ravaged the Barclay Friends Senior Living Facility, first responders and neighbors rushed elderly residents away from the burning building, lifted wheelchairs over large fire hoses, and wrapped the evacuees - many of them barefoot - in blankets.
As the Barclay Friends assisted living home burned, dozens of people from surrounding homes in the West Chester neighborhood spent hours moving elderly residents away from the building, lifting wheelchairs over large fire hoses, and wrapping the evacuees - many of them barefoot - in blankets.
Ms. McDonnell's hobbies were music and film, and giving advice to anyone in need of it. "She had a black belt in Internet shopping and gift-giving. Her wrapping alone was a thing of beauty," her husband said.
- Beth McConnell & Rasheedah Phillips, For Philly.com
Nov 17 - 7:20 PM
The hot real estate market contributes to rising rents and home prices that are pushing low-income and working-class people out of their old neighborhoods, and prevents them from finding housing in neighborhoods right for them.
NPR board chairman and WXPN general manager Roger LaMay will step down from his position at National Public Radio to focus on his duties at XPN. He denied a story indicating that he left the position due to a complaint regarding inappropriate behavior.
Nancy Phillips & Susan Snyder - Staff Writers
Nov 17 - 5:37 PM
Cheyney University, the nation's oldest historically black college and a school nearly at the brink of collapse, got a key reprieve Friday when a regional education panel allowed the university to keep its accreditation while it struggles to right its course.
A court employee mistakenly scheduled a bail hearing for the imprisoned hip-hop artist Meek Mill. Mill was also transferred from protective custody at the Camp Hill state prison near Harrisburg to the lower security state prison in Chester.
"The clubs were going in every direction," said an adult organizer of the walkout to bring reforms and more awareness of black students' concerns. Then-Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo ordered more than 100 men in full riot gear to charge students who had been largely peaceful. "The kids were helpless."
The Philadelphia Orchestra and Symphonic Choir didn't quite have their arms around Haydn's "The Seasons," a major oratorio that was given its first full performance by the orchestra. But the vocal soloists were wonderful.
The gun club owner says he's just supporting veterans. Does that include black veterans who support the NFL players and white veterans like former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, who recently wrote that he was proud to protect the rights of those who wish to protest?
For religious leaders and lay people alike, it's a struggle to let go of the long-held conviction that sanctuaries are safe havens. In its place is the dispiriting acceptance that they are, instead, soft targets.
In all, Entercom-CBS Radio now own and operate 244 radio stations in 47 markets, reaching 100 million listeners. Among the stations already owned by Entercom were six CBS Radio stations in Philadelphia: WIP; KYW; WTDY; WXTU; WPHT; and WOGL.
- Anousha Sakoui & Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg News
Nov 17 - 10:24 AM
Viewers are abandoning traditional pay TV in droves, pressuring Big Media to get even bigger to survive.
That's why Murdoch, 86, is entertaining the idea of selling assets after decades of amassing TV and film properties.
In their latest podcast, Mike Sielski and David Murphy discuss Gabe Kapler's introductory press conference and the Eagles' path to the Super Bowl.
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