3 days ago

The Barnes Arboretum

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    The Barnes Arboretum
    Do you love gazing at the magnificent art work at The Barnes Foundation? Then extend your experience and take a step out of the city to visit The Barnes Arboretum in Merion. Here, you can explore the 12-acre hidden oasis full of rare trees, unique plant collections and flowers.
    http://www.wheretraveler.com

3 days ago

Boston Marathon Dad Mike Rossi Arrested at Kenny Chesney Concert

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    Boston Marathon Dad Mike Rossi Arrested at Kenny Chesney Concert
    Police accuse Rossi of criminal trespass. If you had asked us a month ago if we thought that we'd ever write about Mike Rossi again, we'd probably have said, "Who?" After all, it's been well over a year since the Abington dad was accused of cheating to get into the Boston Marathon, an allegation that he denied.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Activists: We’ll March on DNC, Not Just in a Pen at FDR Park

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...local lefty groups, held a press event on the steps of the city building at 1515 Arch Street. A full lineup of speakers said that, permits or no, they would be marching and...

Scott Williams, of the Workers World party, announced a “Shut Down the DNC” march from Broad and Diamond to City Hall, and then to the Wells Fargo Center on the second day of the convention, July 26th, at 2 p.m. They have not received a permit, but plan to march no matter what.

    Activists: We'll March on DNC, Not Just in a Pen at FDR Park
    A group of protesters gathered today to tell the city to grant them permits to protest the DNC-as they plan to do it, no matter what. They're planning a march from North Philly down Broad Street. They're planning to assail the politicians in town during the Democratic National Convention.
    http://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport, Multiple Deaths Reported

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    2 Explosions Rock Istanbul Airport: Official
    A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people. The official said Tuesday it was unclear whether the explosions were caused by bombs or a suicide attack. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government protocol.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Congressional Office

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    KC Man Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktails at Congressional Office
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for throwing Molotov cocktails at the local congressional office of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II. Eric G. King, 29, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S.
    https://www.justice.gov

3 days ago

Buffalo Man Sentenced for Bank Robberies

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    Buffalo Man Sentenced For Bank Robberies | USAO-WDNY | Department of Justice
    Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch, who handled the case, stated that the defendant robbed three separate locations of M&T Bank: on January 14, 2015 on Seneca Street in Buffalo; on January 15, 2015 on Lake Avenue in Blasdell, NY; and on January 20, 2015 on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst, NY.
    https://www.justice.gov

3 days ago

Newest of FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Has Ties to Mississippi

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    Newest of FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Has Ties to Mississippi
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday the addition of Shanika S. Minor to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Minor is sought for her alleged involvement in first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child, and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    https://www.fbi.gov

3 days ago

First Year, First Generation: Overwhelmed by demands, buoyed by encouragement

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    First Year, First Generation: Overwhelmed by demands, buoyed by encouragement
    It happened a little more than a month ago when the University of Delaware freshman caught a first glimpse of his finals schedule. Something about seeing all those exams stacked one after the other sent him into a spiral. He knew he should leap into action - study, ask for help, do something.
    http://crossroads.newsworks.org

3 days ago

Are some students are too young to be expelled from school?

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    Are some students are too young to be expelled from school?
    NJ Spotlight New Jersey law already prevents schools from suspending or expelling preschool-aged children, but a new bill that received final legislative approval Monday would extend those restrictions to second graders as well. Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) is headed to the governor's desk to try and keep young kids in school.
    http://www.newsworks.org

3 days ago

Weekly Entertainment Guide - Happiness, Liberty, Life?

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...view for the first time since the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, on view through September 18, 118-128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia. Opening reception Wednesday, June 29, 6pm-8pm. Pictured: "Double Vision," by Chitra Ganesh, 2014...

...courtesy of Wawa and on July 4 courtesy of the John Templeton Foundation), Independence Mall, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of the National Constitution Center...

...of live music from Run of the Mill String Band (pictured). Stenton is located at 4601 N. 18th Street in Germantown and is free to the public. Photo courtesy of Historic Germantown...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Happiness, Liberty, Life?
    Robin Bloom offers a guide to what's going on this holiday weekend. What's Happening "Happiness, Liberty, Life?" at PAFA Opening June 30 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is Happiness, Liberty, Life?
    http://www.newsworks.org

3 days ago

Pa. panel approves subpoena power in Kane impeachment probe

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    Pa. panel approves subpoena power in Kane impeachment probe
    A legislative subcommittee investigating the possible impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for misbehavior in office voted Tuesday to authorize its chairman to issue subpoenas. The House Subcommittee on Courts gave Rep. Todd Stephens, R-Montgomery, the ability to demand documents and testimony and it started a process of seeking secret grand jury records and protecting possible witnesses against retaliation.
    http://www.newsworks.org

3 days ago

Philly Woman With Alzheimer’s Missing Since Friday

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are looking for 62-year-old Betty Jean Severe who has been missing since Friday evening from her home on the 500 block of South 52nd Street in West Philadelphia.

Authorities say she suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. She’s known to frequent the area of 49th Street and Baltimore Avenue, as well as a McDonald’s at 52nd and Markets streets.

    Philly Woman With Alzheimer's Missing Since Friday
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are looking for 62-year-old Betty Jean Severe who has been missing since Friday evening from her home on the 500 block of South 52nd Street in West Philadelphia. According to police, Severe is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing approximately 140 pounds with a dark complexion and curly, blackish-gray hair.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

SCOTUS Ruling On Corruption Cases Raises Local Questions About Chaka Fattah Case

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    SCOTUS Ruling On Corruption Cases Raises Local Questions About Chaka Fattah Case
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturns former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell's corruption conviction has implications in how the defense mounts an appeal on behalf of former Congressman Chaka Fattah, and his co-defendants. They were convicted last week in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

10 killed in Istanbul airport explosions, Turkish official says

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    10 killed in Istanbul airport explosions, Turkish official says
    A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Seapower Legislation with Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA)

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    Seapower Legislation with Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA)
    Recent proposed legislation by the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee would represent the highest level of shipbuilding funding since the Reagan Era. Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, discusses proposed legislation authorizing billions for Key Hampton Roads priorities. Rep.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Family Resource Fair

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 21803, 38.36, -75.60000000000002

    Family Resource Fair
    Elena Russo speaks with Patricia Adkins, the supervisor of the Birth-5 program for Wicomico County Public Schools, about how the Birth-5 program benefits families with children with special needs. Also discussed is the Family Resource Fair, which offers both fun and information on the various programs to help families.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Wicomico County Public Schools Support Services

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    Wicomico County Public Schools Support Services
    Elena Russo speaks with Kim Miles, the Assistant Superintendent for students and family services for Wicomico County Public Schools, about supporting students so that they can move forward and be successful. Discussed are various forms of support, such as: alternative education, community services/mentoring, health services, pupil personnel worker services, safe schools, school counseling, and student [...]
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Caroline County Public Schools Success

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    Caroline County Public Schools Success
    Elena Russo speaks with John D. Ewald, the Superintendent of Caroline County Public Schools, about the success of the schools within the county. Also discussed is the purpose and success of the PARCC exams, as well as the county's diversity. In addition, the county's partnership with Apple is covered.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Caroline County’s Teacher of the Year

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    Caroline County's Teacher of the Year
    Elena Russo speaks with Marcia Porter, Caroline County's Teacher of the Year, about her teaching methods and staying in touch with modern technology and media in order to benefit students. Also discussed is what keeps her motivated after 20 years of teaching. Follow on Facebook and Twitter.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Worcester County’s Teacher of the Year

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    Worcester County's Teacher of the Year
    Elena Russo speaks with Kristina L. Belcher, Worcester County's Teacher of the Year, about her career in teaching and her drive to become an educator. Also discussed is the Reading 180 program that she implemented to help students with reading comprehension. The program is currently in use in every school in the county.
    http://comcastnewsmakers.com

3 days ago

Immigration Protesters Block Off Ramp To Vine Street Expressway Following SCOTUS Decision

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Organized by Juntos, the rally began at the ICE office at 16th and Spring Garden. The group then moved to the off ramp of the Vine Expressway on Broad Street.

    Immigration Protesters Block Off Ramp To Vine Street Expressway Following SCOTUS Decision
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A demonstration by immigration advocates that shut down roads in center city gave the Philadelphia Police department a chance to run through its protest protocols ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Organized by Juntos, the rally began at the ICE office at 16th and Spring Garden.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Philly Police Offer $20,000 Reward For Info On Homicide Suspect

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Authorities say Abdul-Latif was found with a gunshot wound to the head sitting in the driver’s side of a parked car on June 16 in Olney on the 100 block of Widener Street.

    Philly Police Offer $20,000 Reward For Info On Homicide Suspect
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in locating a homicide suspect. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of 20-year-old Kyleaf Teagle, known as "Leaf." Teagle is wanted in connection to a homicide investigation following the death of 21-year-old Salim Abdul-Latif.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Disabled Missing Person from the 18th District

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On Friday, June 24, 2016, at approximately 5:30 PM, the complainant, 62 year old Betty Jean Severe was last seen at her residence on the 500 block of S. 52nd Street.

...the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease; she is known to frequent the area of 49th Street and Baltimore Avenue, as well McDonald’s located at 52nd and Markets Streets...

    Philly Police Blog | Disabled Missing Person from the 18th District
    Betty Jean is 5'5", 140lbs, with a thin build, brown eyes, dark brown complexion, and curly black/gray hair; unknown clothing description. Betty Jean suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease; she is known to frequent the area of 49th Street and Baltimore Avenue, as well McDonald's located at 52nd and Markets Streets.
    http://blog.phillypolice.com

3 days ago

The dark money that helped pass a soda tax and the mayoral candidate who opposed it

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    The dark money that helped pass a soda tax and the mayoral candidate who opposed it
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney made it clear during his candidacy that he was against the use of dark money in politics. But his months-long campaign to make Philadelphia the first major U.S. city with a soda tax benefitted from just that.
    http://billypenn.com

3 days ago

Valley Beach Poolside Club Opens for Summer with New Food Truck

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    Valley Beach Poolside Club Opens for Summer with New Food Truck
    Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) brings back the surf and sand with the return of Valley Beach Poolside Club.
    http://aversapr.com

3 days ago

Chef Luke Palladino Debuts New Pop-Up Restaurant at Valley Forge Casino Resort

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    Chef Luke Palladino Debuts New Pop-Up Restaurant at Valley Forge Casino Resort
    Chef Luke Palladino debuts his second restaurant, Fianco, in time for summer. Chef's second culinary endeavor at Valley Forge Casino Resort is timed to open just for the region's summer season, which also sees the opening of Valley Beach Poolside Club.
    http://aversapr.com

3 days ago

Recall Alert: Several types of Nature Valley Bars could be contaminated

505 Independence Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320, 36.7620509, -76.2584536

    Nature Valley granola bars recalled
    General Mills has announced a national voluntary recall of four Nature Valley granola bars. No reports of illness have been made yet, but General Mills has asked consumers to throw away the affected products. According to the General Mills website, the recall is due to sunflower seeds that are potentially contaminated with listeria.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3B

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    Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3B
    Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history. Up to $10 billion will go to 475,000 VW or Audi diesel owners, who thought they were buying high-performance, environmentally friendly cars but later learned the vehicles' emissions vastly exceeded U.S.
    http://6abc.com

Jun 09

School bus hits parked truck, hops a curb in Fern Rock

The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. while the bus was heading north on the 6300 block of Broad, in Fern Rock.

This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)

Tom Smith, director of government programs for the Independence Mission Schools, which runs the private K-8 school at 2300 W. Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia, said the bus driver had already dropped off a lot of students on its route and had 10 students left on the bus.

    Loaded school bus hits parked vehicle, hops a curb in Fern Rock
    A school bus carrying children on North Broad Street struck a parked tow truck Thursday afternoon, causing both the bus and truck to jump the curb, authorities said. The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. while the bus was heading north on the 6300 block of Broad, in Fern Rock.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 09

Loaded school bus hits parked vehicle, hops a curb in Fern Rock

The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. when the bus was heading north on the 6300 block of North Broad, in Fern Rock.

    Loaded school bus hits parked vehicle, hops a curb in Fern Rock
    A school bus carrying children on North Broad Street Thursday afternoon struck a parked vehicle, causing both the bus and parked vehicle to jump the curb, city police said. The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. when the bus was heading north on the 6300 block of North Broad, in Fern Rock.
    http://www.philly.com

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