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8 hrs ago |

Meet the Pennsylvanians falling through Obamacare's cracks: Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder

By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-30s.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Berks County, PA, Opinion

12 hrs ago |

Police seek missing Delco man

Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a mentally challenged Delaware County man who has been missing since Wednesday.


Related Topix: Media, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

7-Year-Old Girl to Take Stand in Abduction, Rape Case

A 7-year-old girl, who was abducted from her Philadelphia school and brutally raped last year, will testify in court against the woman accused of carrying out the acts against her, prosecutors say.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Township moving ambulances to Haverford campus, fire company

Haverford Township soon will house its ambulances on the Haverford College campus and at the Bon Air Fire Company, officials have announced.


Related Topix: Haverford, PA, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Couple Launches GoFundMe Site To Help With Fertility Treatment Cost

Becoming a parent is a dream for so many. So what do you do when achieving that dream becomes too costly? FOX 29's Jennifer Joyce shares one couple's story.


Related Topix: Wedding, Philadelphia, PA

The Pike County Courier

Governor Crobett launches Pennsylvania Learns

Governor Tom Corbett was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U – a collection of free, online, educational resources.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education Etc.

Pocono Record

Court orders St. Luke's to turn over records, allow depositions in suit over Cullen claims

Easton attorney John R. Vivian won a round Monday in his fight to defend himself from St. Luke's University Hospital's claim that he fabricated wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuits related to killer nurse Charles Cullen.


Related Topix: Easton, PA, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Memorial for Wellness Center Shooting Victim

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is holding a private memorial service for Theresa Hunt who was killed last month at the Wellness Center by a psychiatric patient.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Lansdowne, PA, Yeadon, PA

Faster action sought on drilling-related health questions

A coalition of doctors, nurses, and environmental groups is calling on the Corbett administration to address citizen complaints more comprehensively and better track potential health effects related to natural-gas drilling.


Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Hotel Clerk Tied Up, Robbed in Delco

Police are on the hunt for a man who tied up and robbed a Delaware County hotel clerk Monday afternoon.


Related Topix: Tinicum Township, PA

Crozer-Keystone slows operating losses

Crozer-Keystone Health System continued fighting the negative trends in inpatient admissions that are common to most hospital systems, but Crozer, Delaware County's largest health-care provider, dramatically slowed its operating losses in the three months ended June 30. During that quarter, Crozer had an operating loss of $1.3 million, after ... (more)


Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rapper Beanie Sigel moved to halfway house

The Bureau of Prisons says Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, was moved from the Federal Correctional Institution Schuylkill to a Philadelphia-area residential reentry center on Aug. 14. Sigel, 40, had been serving a two-year sentence for tax evasion.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

HUD's changes to maps disrupt assistance money

Community improvement projects across the region have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funding after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development changed its low- and moderate-income maps in the middle of the grant process.


Related Topix: Horsham, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Ambler, PA, Bucks County, PA

Giving youngsters an early science education

Under the rapt stares of about 100 children and a statue of Benjamin Franklin, a staff member at the Franklin Institute poured liquid nitrogen into a bucket of water.


Related Topix: Oceanography, Science

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Using skee ball smarts on Wall Street

Mike Dolio has a lot of backers. He's just a college kid - Villanova School of Business - but as a sophomore in high school, he took ownership of Uncle Mike's Arcade in Sea Isle, partnering with that venture capital firm known as "mom's money."


Related Topix: PAC-MAN, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

NBC Philadelphia

Tina Fey Returns to Upper Darby Theater

Keith Jones interviews Harry Dietzler, Founder and Director of Summer Stage, as he promotes the summer festivities, one of which includes a visit by superstar and Upper Darby Alum Tina Fey.


Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA, Darby, PA, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Theater, Arts, Drexel Hill, PA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Fire Marshall: cause of Gesner Street blaze 'undetermined'

The flames of the Gesner Street fire were so hot, they destroyed any evidence indicating what sparked them, the Fire Department announced today.


Related Topix: Fire, Philadelphia, PA

Business Journal

#IceBucketChallenge: Bucks challenges Philly tourism leaders

Mark Zuckerberg pours ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge, to raise cash and awareness for ALS.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

CBS Local

Upper Darby Stage Hosts Homecoming For Tina Fey

Actress and comedian Tina Fey - who has Upper Darby, Delaware County roots - is taking part in a fundraiser at her old stomping grounds this weekend.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Upper Darby, PA, Darby, PA, Tina Fey

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Hanabusa seeks to delay Senate special election in Hawaii

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, Boat Disaster, Bucks County, PA, Liberal Political News