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May 18, 2024

Doris “Jean” Gay Sanders Hackney: The Grandmother of North Philadelphia Each year, Grands As Parents, Inc. (G.A.P.s), located at the Church of the Advocate and Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation in North Central Philadelphia, hosts a luncheon to honor those who have exemplified its mission to “Help A Child Keep a Smile.” The luncheon is...

Pennsylvania to ban cell phone use while driving and require police to collect traffic stop data

May 18, 2024

By Marc LevyASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania will join the majority of states that ban motorists from handling a cell phone for almost any purpose while driving, as backers of the legislation hope to reduce distracted driving accidents and deaths after nearly two decades of pressing the measure. Gov. Josh Shapiro’s office said Thursday...

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Suburban News

George W. Hill Correctional Facility celebrates National Correctional Professionals Week

May 18, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Officials and honorees pose for a group photo. ( Photo/ The George W. Hill

Chester County Commissioners adopt new Heritage Tourism Plan

May 18, 2024

Chester County Commissioners Josh Maxwell, Marian Moskowitz and Eric Roe recently adopted a new Heri

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Week In Review

In reversal, Virginia school board votes to restore Confederate names to 2 schools

May 18, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: A worker attaches a rope as they prepare to remove the statue of Confederate General St

What’s the history of ‘outside agitators’? Here’s what to know about the label and campus protests

May 18, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Black activists are seen picketing outside Rich’s department store protesting aga

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Food And Beverage

Celebrate spring with brunch favorites

FAMILY FEATURES Few things go together quite like fresh spring air, warm sunshine and a menu made up of delicious brunch bites. Whether you’re hosting a crowd or simply gathering your loved ones around the family table for quality time together, a menu of morning favorites can appease appetites of all kinds. From sweet to…


Wawa Welcome America announces GRAMMY® Award-winning talent lineup for Philadelphia’s July 4th concert and fireworks

Philly’s 16-day Independence Day festival is back with family-friendly events, fireworks, and more, culminating with a prime-time July 4th concert starring three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B hitmaker NE-YO and GRAMMY® Award-nominated superstar Kesha Welcome America, Inc. recently announced an exciting lineup of talent, new and returning programming, free family-friendly events, and more for the 2024 Wawa…

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