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Girl Scouts' first Asian American CEO credits her diverse girlhood

Unlike many of her predominantly white peers, Sofia Chang, the new CEO of the Girl Scouts, had an unique upbringing, spending much of her childhood working at her parents’ Chinese restaurant in Philadelphia. Though she was exposed to elements of real life that were at times uncomfortable, she said the experience left a lasting impression.
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Free Intro Class: Suzuki Pre-Twinkle for ages 3-5

Join us in this free introductory session - meet the teacher and try the class before registering for the full term!. Pre-Twinkle Classes provide opportunities for very young children to develop basic musicianship and readiness skills for success in the Suzuki approach. This class is designed for children ages 3-5...
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Indiana native leads surgery to separate conjoined twins

PHILADELPHIA — Two newborn girls, conjoined at the abdomen and chest, are now separated. It's all thanks to a team of surgeons at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The heartwarming story was recently featured on the "TODAY Show." The surgeon leading that life-changing operation grew up in Indiana. The...

Take A Look Inside The Largest Wawa In The World

If you thought Wawa couldn't get any more awesome, think again. Remember when the brand-new Wawa opened its door in Center City, Philadelphia back in 2018? The celebration was quite the party, too. It was epic. There was a DJ, giveaways, a celebratory grand-opening hot drink, and more. Why such...

Bucks County Fugitive Arrested on Gun Charged

POTTSTOWN, PA — North Coventry Township Police Department arrested a man with active arrest warrants and charged him with carrying a firearm without a license. Authorities state that on January 13, 2022, at 4:08 PM, North Coventry Township Police responded to the area of Route 724 (AKA W. Schuylkill Rd.) and Catfish Lane for the report of a one-vehicle crash. Prior to arrival, police were advised that the operator and sole occupant, later identified as Benjamin Lawrence Snyder, had exited the vehicle and was attempting to leave the scene. It was reported that Snyder had stated that he had warrants for his arrest.
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N-G happy to finally be back on the court

Running the gauntlet of a Philadelphia Catholic League schedule always presents its normal challenges during the basketball season. This year, Neumann-Goretti High School has its work cut out for it. Just as things got going, the Saints were forced to shut down for nearly three weeks. Makeup dates are being...
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SEPTA's 5th Street Station earns award for its new look

SEPTA's newly-renovated 5th Street/Independence Hall Station is on the winning track. The $20 million project was named the Best Masonry Construction Project of 2021 by the General Building Contractors Association of Philadelphia. The redesign was completed by Converse Winkler Architecture and Burns Engineering. The station is used by more international...
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Governor Carney Authorizes National Guard Issues Driving Restrictions to Prepare for Winter Storm

WILMINGTON, Del. – In preparation for a severe winter storm to impact the State of Delaware, Governor John Carney on Friday issued a State of Emergency [governor.delaware.gov] in Kent and Sussex counties and authorized [governor.delaware.gov] the Delaware National Guard to assist state and local officials with any necessary response and recovery.
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Lansdale Police Seek Info In Hit-Run Pedestrian Crash

Authorities are seeking the public's help in the investigation of a pedestrian crash in Lansdale on Wednesday evening. The pedestrian was struck by a possible dark blue Hyundai Sonata exiting the Wissahickon Park Apartments complex in the 700 block of East Main Street, and rushed to an area hospital, Lansdale Borough police said.
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Pittsburgh bridge collapse calls attention to Philadelphia's infrastructure

A 50-year-old bridge collapsed in Pittsburgh early Friday, requiring rescuers to rappel down a ravine and form a human chain to reach a few occupants of a municipal bus that plummeted along with the span. Across the state, Philadelphia's leaders remain confident in the city's infrastructure but admit that more attention is needed.
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