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DMVA mobile outreach teams can help veterans apply for benefits   The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs announces its Mobile Veterans Outreach Vans...

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Taking offense at the Eagles offseason

The National Football League season never ends, it just rolls toward the next thing. Next up for NFL fans is the annual March trip to...

Audenried girls go back-to-back as PPL champs

Junior Shayla Smith scored 37 points to lead the Universal Audenried Charter School’s girls basketball team to a 55-49 victory over Imhotep to claim...

State Police see cadet applications rise with updated standards

The Pennsylvania State Police are heralding a significant increase in applications for its most recent...

$5K reward offered for murder escapee

The U.S. Marshals Service Eastern Pennsylvania Violent Crime Fugitive Task Force is asking for the...

More charges for alleged park rapist

Last week, Elias Diaz was formally charged with three more sexual assaults, two in Fairmount...

Probation-reform legislation signed

Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill does far more than drop beats. The music star joined Gov. Josh...

DA, police seek homicide suspects

The District Attorney’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a dozen suspects...

Marshals looking for 2 escapees

United States Marshals are looking for two men who escaped separate local prisons and could...


Raise the minimum wage By Councilman Kenyatta Johnson  For the thousands of hard-working Pennsylvanians in Philadelphia and across our commonwealth who are struggling to provide for...

Letters to the Editor

Stop the violence Police killings and violence have been increasing across the USA since 2020 during and after COVID-19. But in some cases besides the...

Letters to the Editor

School funding formula unfair As a parent, grandmother and retired lifelong educator, I read with great interest Dave Rowan’s op-ed on school choice (“School Choice...


School Choice Week underscores need for multiple educational pathways By Dave Rowan School choice can be a polarizing – and often politicized – issue. Each new...

Letters to the Editor

Feed the children What a pleasure to read Mark Zimmaro’s report on President Biden’s visit to South Philly’s Philabundance on Martin Luther King Day (“Biden lends...
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