46 hours ago

Philadelphia library to present new edition of Franklin ‘Junto’

According to the 92nd Street Y’s chief innovation officer, Asha Curran, almost 130 Franklin Circles are active in dozens of cities, each organized by its members. The Y provides a simple online toolkit to help people get the ball rolling.

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In 1727, when Franklin was just 21, he organized 12 people to come together at a tavern at 3rd and Market streets in Philadelphia to talk openly and respectfully about certain areas of interest — business, science, politics, and philosophy.

    Philadelphia library to present new edition of Franklin 'Junto'
    The Library Company of Philadelphia wants to create a monthly forum of civil dialogue around civic and moral questions. It's doing so by taking a page from Benjamin Franklin, who began a self-improvement club almost 300 years ago.
    https://whyy.org

Nov 10

High winds, low temps prompt early Code Blue in Philadelphia area

...in Pemberton Township; and at Extended Hand Ministries, 275 Holeman St., and Beacon of Hope, 41 Mill St., both in Mount Holly. For more information, call CONTACT of Burlington County at 856-234...

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Millville: Trinity United Methodist Church, Ben Corson Hall, 100 S. 2nd St.

    High winds, low temps prompt early Code Blue in Philadelphia area
    The main goal is to prevent weather-related deaths and prolonged exposure to extremely low temperatures by getting people off the streets and into shelters. The Code Blue designation means that homeless people can remain indoors at shelters during the day, and it prohibits evictions or termination from emergency housing during this time.
    https://whyy.org

Nov 04

Mount Holly woman indicted for murdering wife

Officers were called to the home in the 100 block of Mill Street back in August.

    Mount Holly woman indicted for murdering wife
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Pedestrian struck and killed in Bucks County WATCH LIVE BREAKING NEWS Pedestrian struck and killed in Bucks County Burlington County authorities have indicted a woman for the shooting death of her wife inside their Mount Holly home. Twenty-eight-year-old Laura Bluestein is charged with murder in the death of 29-year-old Felicia Dormans.
    http://6abc.com

Oct 30

Delaware Riverkeeper Network shared their eve...

Join us for a DEP public hearing on the Birdsboro power plant located in #BerksCounty. Nov 2, 6:30 PM Boone Area Library (129 Mill Street) in Birdsboro, PA. Voice your opposition to this power plant, which will require multiple pipeline inputs and outputs throughout the region, massive water consumptive use and pose flooding risks. If you'd like to speak at the hearing, be sure to contact John Repetz, DEP Community Relations Coordinator 717-705-4904 jrepetz@pa.gov by November 1st. More details in the link below:

    DEP Public Hearing on Birdsboro Power Generator
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