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The Express-Times
Bethlehem residents like plans for north side turn aroundNew Street home in 1973 and raised her two sons in a wonderful north side neigh
The Express-Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
New Street home in 1973 and raised her two sons in a wonderful north side neighborhood. The boys could walk to school at William Penn Elementary School and she knew her neighbors. Today, if she was house hunting Foulke says she would bypass her... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem lays out North Side 2027 initiativein those neighborhoods next year and develop a list of priorities to spruce up
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
in those neighborhoods next year and develop a list of priorities to spruce up neighborhoods around Thomas Jefferson and William Penn elementary schools. The $100,000 study, which will include public input, was announced Wednesday during the... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
North Mahaska Coach Named Finalist For ‘Most Valuable Coach’for 8 years. He is in his first year as head wrestling coach at North Mahaska.
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 hours ago
for 8 years. He is in his first year as head wrestling coach at North Mahaska. He has also wrestled for, and coach at William Penn University. He also coaches golf, and is an assistant football coach at North Mahaska. “Ryan is a very... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville company will provide a ‘Lovely Day’ with princess characterssisters” and snowman When: Nov. 11 and Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to noon (doors open at
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
sisters” and snowman When: Nov. 11 and Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to noon (doors open at 9:30 a.m.) Where: The Lamplighter, 6566 William Penn Highway in Salem Tickets: $10 for children; $20 for adults; call 724-468-4545 ext. 4. If your kids are fans of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Learn what's in store for north Bethlehemits first community meeting to discuss its 10 year plan to revitalize neighborh
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
its first community meeting to discuss its 10 year plan to revitalize neighborhoods surrounding Thomas Jefferson and William Penn elementary schools. NorthSide 2027 is a partnership between the city, the Bethlehem Area School District,... Read more
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The Columbian
How Clark County college football players fared, Oct. 14Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University Next game: at Willamette, Oct.
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. Pacific Lutheran University Next game: at Willamette, Oct. 21, 1 p.m. Peru State (Neb.) Next game: William Penn, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. Next game: at Idaho State, Oct. 21, 1:30 p.m. Next game: at Whitworth, Oct. 21, 1... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
High School Football Standings - Week 6through Week 6 Blue Hen Conference 1. Middletown 4-0, 6-0 2. Hodgson 3-0, 5-
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 3 days ago
through Week 6 Blue Hen Conference 1. Middletown 4-0, 6-0 2. Hodgson 3-0, 5-1 3. St. Georges Tech 2-1, 3-3 4. William Penn 2-2, 3-3 5. Concord 2-2, 2-4 6. Appoquinimink 1-2, 2-4 7. Newark 1-4, 1-5 8. Delcastle 0-4, 1-5 1. A.I.... Read more
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Dover Post
High School Football Standings - Week 6through Week 6 Blue Hen Conference 1. Middletown 4-0, 6-0 2. Hodgson 3-0, 5-
Dover Post / Posted 3 days ago
through Week 6 Blue Hen Conference 1. Middletown 4-0, 6-0 2. Hodgson 3-0, 5-1 3. St. Georges Tech 2-1, 3-3 4. William Penn 2-2, 3-3 5. Concord 2-2, 2-4 6. Appoquinimink 1-2, 2-4 7. Newark 1-4, 1-5 8. Delcastle 0-4, 1-5 1. A.I.... Read more
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The Morning Call
The Witch of Ridley Creek resurrected this weekendme? My testimony is unimpeachable,” actor Joshua Fink, playing Drystreet, retor
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
me? My testimony is unimpeachable,” actor Joshua Fink, playing Drystreet, retorted. A fairly recent arrival to the colony, William Penn, portrayed by David Keehn, presided over the trial and read the jury’s verdict: not guilty of witchcraft, but... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Oct. 14: Rowan Blanchard, Stacy Keibler, Mia Wasikowska, Usher, Max Thieriot, Natalie Maines, Jon Seda, Steve Coogan, Jim RomeThose born on this date are under the sign of Libra. -- King James II of Engla
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. -- King James II of England in 1633 -- William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military leader and 34th president of the United... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Oct. 14: Mia Wasikowska, UsherThose born on this date are under the sign of Libra. -- King James II of Engla
Reality TV World / Posted 4 days ago
Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. -- King James II of England in 1633 -- William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644 -- Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military leader and 34th president of the United... Read more
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TribLIVE
Thefts keep Monroeville cops busyMile Highway, Oct. 5. • 3800 block of Northern Pike, Oct. 6. • 200 block of M
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
Mile Highway, Oct. 5. • 3800 block of Northern Pike, Oct. 6. • 200 block of Mall Boulevard, Oct. 9. • 3600 block of William Penn Highway, Oct. 11. • 2500 block of Haymaker Road, Oct. 12. • 3400 block of Daniel Lane and 3800 block of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Route 22 bridge work triggers traffic change near Blairsvilleof October. The on-ramp from Route 217 to Route 22 westbound will remain close
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
of October. The on-ramp from Route 217 to Route 22 westbound will remain closed. A posted detour directs traffic along Old William Penn Highway to the routes 119/22 interchange. PennDOT officials cautioned that congestion and delays are possible... Read more
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TribLIVE
5 things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend, Oct. 13-15avenues) — Noon-1 p.m. Meeting location: Grant Street near Sixth Avenue (outsid
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
avenues) — Noon-1 p.m. Meeting location: Grant Street near Sixth Avenue (outside the Grant Street entrance to the Omni William Penn Hotel). Black Violin, featuring American string instrumentalists Kev Marcus and Wil B, is a blend of classical,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem to discuss plans for North Side neighborhoodshold a meeting next week to talk about its 10-year plan to revitalize the neigh
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
hold a meeting next week to talk about its 10-year plan to revitalize the neighborhoods surrounding Thomas Jefferson and William Penn elementary schools. The meeting will be the public’s first opportunity to hear about some of the investments... Read more
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TribLIVE
Texas Roadhouse in Wilkins seeks to hire 180 positions before December openingOnline Only Texas Roadhouse at 3466 William Penn Highway will open in Decemb
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Online Only Texas Roadhouse at 3466 William Penn Highway will open in December. The restaurant is looking to hire 180 employees. A Texas Roadhouse restaurant is... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Undocumented Immigrant Leaves Philly Church After 11 MonthsUnder the watchful eye of William Penn near Philadelphia City Hall, undocumente
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 7 days ago
Under the watchful eye of William Penn near Philadelphia City Hall, undocumented immigrant Javier Flores Garcia stepped into fresh air for the first time in almost 11 months Wednesday morning. “It was painful watching parents with their kids walk... Read more
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TribLIVE
Find your frights — All levels of scares are out there this Halloween season6-9:30 p.m. (last tour at 9:30) Tours of new haunted caves, terror-filled woods
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
6-9:30 p.m. (last tour at 9:30) Tours of new haunted caves, terror-filled woods trail and hayrides. Lincoln Caverns, 7703 William Penn Highway (U.S. Route 22), Huntingdon. 814-643-0268 or lincolncaverns.com Hundred Acres Manor: Through Oct. 31.... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Halloween Hustle’ 5K will benefit East Suburban Citizen Advocacy, Miracle Field in Murrysvilleis available online . Checks can also be made payable and sent to ESCA (write
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
is available online . Checks can also be made payable and sent to ESCA (write “Halloween Hustle” in the memo), 4407 Old William Penn Highway, Suite 300, Murrysville, PA 15668. Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at... Read more
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TribLIVE
What’s happening this week in the greater Murrysville area: Oct. 10-15in south Texas. The high school's National Honor Society will host bingo games
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
in south Texas. The high school's National Honor Society will host bingo games from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Pat Catan's, off William Penn Highway in Monroeville, will host a basic mesh wreath-making class from 6 to 8 p.m. The class will show how to... Read more
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TribLIVE
DUI, drugs and thefts dominate cases filed in Monroeville courtwith retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a Sep
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a Sept. 19 incident along the 3600 block of William Penn Highway. • Auriel Galanis, 26, of Monroeville was charged with driving under the influence and two counts of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bars, restaurants and clubs cited for liquor violations in the ValleySea, on Allen Street in Allentown, was cited for selling alcohol to a minor on
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
Sea, on Allen Street in Allentown, was cited for selling alcohol to a minor on July 12. The Northampton County Club, on William Penn Highway in Bethlehem Township, was cited after a manager failed to complete state-required training within a... Read more
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Philly.com
Reading, writing, arithmetic and now coding for youngest learnerscan thank early adapters like Brenda McPherson-Fry, the librarian at Lansdowne’
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
can thank early adapters like Brenda McPherson-Fry, the librarian at Lansdowne’s Ardmore Avenue Elementary School in the William Penn School District. In her once-a-week library class, McPherson-Fry teaches the basics of coding to mostly 5th-... Read more
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TribLIVE
Thefts keep cops busy in Monroevillepolice responded to these complaints Sept. 28 through Oct. 5: • 600 block of B
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
police responded to these complaints Sept. 28 through Oct. 5: • 600 block of Beatty Road, Sept. 29. • 3600 block of William Penn Highway, Sept. 29. • 100 block of Wyngate Drive, Sept. 29. • 2700 block of Mosside Boulevard, Sept. 30. •... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Proud of momaccomplishments. Uncle Mitch was a gifted athlete. There’s just no other way to
Newton Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
accomplishments. Uncle Mitch was a gifted athlete. There’s just no other way to describe it. He was already inducted to the William Penn Hall of Fame. He played nose guard for the Statesmen, earning Iowa Conference MVP in 1976. He was All-American... Read more
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TribLIVE
St. Vincent, Cornerstone Ministries will host Vegas shooting vigilsWisdom Student Chapel in the Robert S. Carey Student Center on campus, 500 Fras
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
Wisdom Student Chapel in the Robert S. Carey Student Center on campus, 500 Fraser Purchase Road in Unity. Cornerstone, on William Penn Highway in Murrysville, will dedicate its monthly “Time of Prayer for Our Country” event to victims of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Next Westmoreland Heritage Trail meeting set for Oct. 12phase of its planning. The next meeting for those interested in the trail will
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
phase of its planning. The next meeting for those interested in the trail will be 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Lamplighter, 6566 William Penn Highway in Salem Township. Topics will include expanding membership and putting a call out for volunteers and... Read more
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Philly.com
New Philly jazz fest puts edgy music in venues where the listening isn't meant to be easyformat — cassette tapes. An entire festival of such music — and one that is pl
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
format — cassette tapes. An entire festival of such music — and one that is planned to be annual — is possible thanks to a William Penn Foundation grant two years ago that allowed Christman to have more of an infrastructure — not to mention an... Read more
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Philly.com
Lacrosse lawsuit goes beyond sportslacrosse I see being practiced is on Temple University’s sprawling athletic fie
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
lacrosse I see being practiced is on Temple University’s sprawling athletic fields. One of these fields used to be the William Penn High School (yet another Native American cross-history reference), which was demolished because, even though it... Read more
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Times Leader
Our view: At long last, school funding heads to courtthat issue should be heard. Wilkes-Barre Area is one of six school districts to
Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
that issue should be heard. Wilkes-Barre Area is one of six school districts to join the suit, known on the docket as “William Penn School District, et. al, v. Pennsylvania Dept. of Education, et. al. This is an old issue. The argument has... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ambulance involved in accident in Murrysvillehad to be transported, along with the patient who was in the ambulance, Westmor
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
had to be transported, along with the patient who was in the ambulance, Westmoreland 911 dispatch said. The accident at William Penn Highway and Blue Spruce Way was dispatched at 6:40 p.m. Friday. The name of the ambulance service and other... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dalton State Men's Golf Remains At #3 In Bushnell Golfweek Top 2511; Marymount (CA), 10; St. Ambrose, 9; Loyola - New Orleans, 8; Culver Stockto
The Chattanoogan / Posted 19 days ago
11; Marymount (CA), 10; St. Ambrose, 9; Loyola - New Orleans, 8; Culver Stockton, 6; Embry-Riddle (AZ), 6; Indiana Wesleyan, 4; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; University of the Cumberlands, 2; Northwest Christian, 2; Columbia College, 1; Will... Read more
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TribLIVE
BMW, Jauguar, Land Rover dealership expanding in MonroevilleLand Rover dealership is expanding its operations. Plans to consolidate four p
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
Land Rover dealership is expanding its operations. Plans to consolidate four parcels into one at A&L Motor Sales at 3780 William Penn Highway were presented at a Monroeville planning commission meeting last month. The commission recommended... Read more
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Times News
Court allows school suitaddition to Panther Valley, include the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and S
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
addition to Panther Valley, include the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference and five other school districts: William Penn, Lancaster, Greater Johnstown, Wilkes-Barre Area and Shenandoah Val... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Court revives lawsuit over how schools are fundedthe Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference and six school districts: William Penn, Panther Valley, Lancaster, Greater Johnstown, Wilkes-Barre Area and Shenandoah Valley. COMMENTSTop... Read more
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Times Leader
State Supreme Court green-lights funding suit that includes WB Areadistricts, including Wilkes-Barre Area. “This is clearly a victory,” District S
Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
districts, including Wilkes-Barre Area. “This is clearly a victory,” District Solicitor Ray Wendolowski said. Known as “William Penn School District, Et. Al, V. Pennsylvania Dept. of Education, et. al., the suit was filed in 2014 on behalf of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PA Supreme Court orders trial on public school fundingviolates the state Constitution. Panther Valley, Shenandoah Valley and four ot
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
violates the state Constitution. Panther Valley, Shenandoah Valley and four other school districts — Wilkes-Barre Area, William Penn, Lancaster and Greater Johnstown — initiated the litigation in 2014. The state Supreme Court’s 5-2 ruling... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania high court revives suit over how public schools are fundedthe Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference and six school districts: William Penn, Panther Valley, Lancaster, Greater Johnstown, Wilkes-Barre Area and Shenandoah Valley. Pennsylvania allows... Read more
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The Sentinel
Donald E. Grell, Sr.He was married to the late Bernice M. (Linn) Grell, who passed away on Septembe
The Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
He was married to the late Bernice M. (Linn) Grell, who passed away on September 19, 2002. Don was a 1947 graduate of William Penn High School in Harrisburg. He retired from the former American Can Company in Lemoyne where he was a machinist... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Court Decision Could Shape Public Education in Pa.plaintiffs include the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 20 days ago
plaintiffs include the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools, the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference and six school districts: William Penn, Panther Valley, Lancaster, Greater Johnstown, Wilkes-Barre Area and Shenan... Read more
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TribLIVE
Franklin Regional Middle School students to raise money for fellow Panthers in Texasalso to replace books at the Mauriceville Middle School library in Orange, Texa
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
also to replace books at the Mauriceville Middle School library in Orange, Texas. Where: Middle school library, 4660 Old William Penn Highway, Murrysville In the wake of billions of dollars of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in south Texas,... Read more
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Philly.com
$450K from Comcast CEO helps Philly schools hit library campaign markoverall early literacy push. The school system has pledged $20 million over thr
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
overall early literacy push. The school system has pledged $20 million over three years to the effort, and both the William Penn Foundation and the Lenfest Foundation are to give $10 million over the same span. All city elementary schools... Read more
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Philly.com
Kid Critic: We asked a 7th grader to review Independence Park. Here's what she thought.the Inquirer and on Philly.com. Our last stop was at Welcome Park at Second an
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
the Inquirer and on Philly.com. Our last stop was at Welcome Park at Second and Walnut Streets, which tells the story of William Penn. The park has a big statue in the middle and has flowers all around it. I was really bothered by the floor... Read more
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The Morning Call
Ghost Guide 2017: Lehigh Valley haunted houses and Halloween eventshaunted caverns plus haunted trail and hayride (6-9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-28
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
haunted caverns plus haunted trail and hayride (6-9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-28). Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks, 7703 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon, $22.98; $18.98, children, 814-643-0268, lincolncaverns.com. Grimville Haunted Orchards:... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville CROP Walk has raised more than $194K to fight hunger, poverty7, join participants on the 2015 CROP Hunger Walk as they leave Calvary Luthera
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
7, join participants on the 2015 CROP Hunger Walk as they leave Calvary Lutheran Church in Murrysville and head down Old William Penn Highway. The 38th annual Church World Service Murrysville Area CROP Hunger Walk will be held at 1:30 p.m. on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Supers hire part-time police officer in W. Mahanoy Twp.event July 15. “We’re trying to hold events in all sections of the township. W
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
event July 15. “We’re trying to hold events in all sections of the township. We’re also planning to hold an event at the William Penn Fire Company,” Livergood said. In other matters, Lukashunas warned township residents about littering. “There... Read more
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Philly.com
As 'The Goldbergs' returns, its Jenkintown creator still has plenty of '80s stories to tellGentile, who plays Barry, were all there. The day included a City Hall ceremony
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
Gentile, who plays Barry, were all there. The day included a City Hall ceremony with Mayor Kenney; a school assembly at the William Penn Charter School, model for The Goldbergs‘ William Penn Academy; and a night at Citizens Bank Park, where the real... Read more
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TribLIVE
Comast adds 71 WiFi hotspots in Monroevillewireless internet. Access points include several businesses along Northern Pik
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
wireless internet. Access points include several businesses along Northern Pike, Route 286, Monroeville Boulevard, Old William Penn Highway and Haymaker Road. According to a press release, Comcast is the state's largest WiFi provider and... Read more
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The Daily Record
Karen Robertson-Keck, Sheppard Pratt Health SystemI can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect
The Daily Record / Posted 22 days ago
I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” — William Penn Information in Movers and Shakers is provided by the submitter. To submit a Movers and Shakers item, visit... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
AZ construction workers in high demand, short supplySilver Alert canceled as missing man from Surprise foundUPDATE: Silver Alert ca
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 22 days ago
Silver Alert canceled as missing man from Surprise foundUPDATE: Silver Alert canceled as missing man from Surprise found William Penn (Source: Surprise Police Department) The Arizona Department of Public Safety has called off the Silver Alert on... Read more
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