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Camden County plans pitch for Amazon HQ

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COURIER-POST - 2017-09-19 21:20:46

Camden's Amazon bid could be good, but a joint proposal with Philly would be better | Kevin Riordan

I love the audacity of Camden entering the national sweepstakes to land Amazon's second U.S. headquarters. I love the why not-ness of Camden, once famously if not fatuously "rated" as the absolute worst of America's most awful cities, making such a play. Tuesday's unanimous vote by the Camden County

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 09:42:00

Public Charter School In Camden Celebrates Milestone

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) -- A Camden charter school is marking 20 years of operation with a lot to brag about. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago Photo credit: Adam Dvorin The LEAP Academy University Charter School has become so popular, it has to hold an annual lottery to decide who gets in on the ground level. Mor

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 18:08:00

Camden's first charter school, LEAP Academy, marks 20th year

When Gloria Bonilla-Santiago decided in the early 1990s to open a charter school in Camden, she faced an uphill battle. The laws did not permit charter schools back then. So she spent years designing a plan, joined others in lobbying for a state charter school law, and helped raise millions to make

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 19:27:00

Boxing Hall of Famer David Bey Killed in Construction Accident

Valeria Gonzalez A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes died in a construction accident on Friday. David Bey, 60, of Philadelphia, was struck by a piece of metal and killed while working on a mixed-use real estate development project in Camden, according to the Occupation

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-19 16:41:37

8 drinking experiences to savor across South Jersey

In the the tasting rooms of the rapidly growing New Jersey craft beverage industry, visitors can sample and purchase locally crafted wine, beer and spirits. A visit to tasting rooms can be a quick in-and-out to sample a drink or two before deciding what to take home. Often, though, visitors choose t

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-19 19:06:01

Man dies after car hit him outside of motel, cops say

MAPLE SHADE -- A man who was struck by a car early Sunday morning has died, according to police. The crash occurred outside of The Clover Motel on Route 73. The man was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with serious injuries, and died Tuesday morning, according to Lt. Jeffrey Hoch, a sp

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 16:53:28

Lee Kaplan to Learn Fate for 'Gifted' Girls Sex Abuse

71 Submit a Complaint Sentencing set for man convicted in sex assault of 6 girls in Bucks County home A man convicted of sexually assaulting six girls from the same family, fathering two children with one of them, is scheduled to be sentenced in a suburban Philadelphia court. Fifty-two-year-old Le

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-20 11:56:51

Let's Eat: They're on a roll with Italian sandwiches

If you don't like meatballs or chicken cutlet, you're out of luck at the new Romano's, an Italian sandwich specialist in Port Richmond. If you like them, read on. In fact, read on, anyway. This week, I also found a potentially life-changing hot dog at a new Old City taqueria, sublime square pizza at

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 10:37:00

True confessions: I was at Penn at time of infamous Candice Bergen and Donald Trump date

Apparently Candice Bergen dated Donald Trump once, when they were both students at Penn. Apparently he wore a three-piece burgundy suit and burgundy patent-leather loafers. Apparently he arrived in a burgundy limousine. Apparently this is talk-show material. On Sept. 13, a TV-talk-show guy asked Ber

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

By day, she's the mayor's secretary. By night, she's a pro wrestling goddess

Vaughn Johnson is the overnight sports producer, and also runs the "Squared Circle" blog on Philly.com, which covers the world of professional wrestling in Philadelphia and beyond. He's interviewed dozens of people from various promotions around the world, including WWE and Ring of Honor, and has co

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Apartments to fill old hat factory north of Center City, as developers embrace industrial rehabs

Atrium Design GroupArtist's rendering of the Heid Building apartment project planned for a 13th and Wood St. industrial building, as seen from ground level facing northeast. Developer PRDC Properties LLC plans to restore the former Frank P. Heid & Co. hat factory on 13th and Wood Streets north of C

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Josh Hupperterz Due in Court in Murder of Temple Student Jenna Burleigh

Josh Hupperterz is suspected of killing Jenna Burleigh after meeting her at a bar popular with Temple students The accused of beating and strangling Temple University student Jenna Burleigh is set to face a judge Wednesday morning. Josh Hupperterz has remained jailed without bail since his arrest on

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-20 12:10:57

With opioids at crisis stage, insurers are restricting access to less addictive painkillers: Report | Wednesday Morning Coffee

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're turning our gaze away this morning from workaday partisan politics and back toward one of the biggest public health challenges facing Pennsylvania and the United States. A joint investigation by Pro Publica and The New York Times reveals that, amid a cri

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 11:42:03

Aggressive anti-drug program prompts tears from school board president whose son died

Pennsbury High School will spend $149,000 on an in-school program to assess students for drug abuse and provide counseling. The move comes amid the opioid drug overdose crisis that is ravaging the suburban eastern Pennsylvania school district just as in many other places. The deaths include that of

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 13:16:29

A tour of Philly's first outlaw district - an 18th-century Sips - by yours truly

After hours of backbreaking work; after grueling cram sessions bent over 250 pages of laser-printed facts on Philadelphia; after months of annoying loved ones, colleagues, and strangers with random, garbled factoids of Old Philly; after long nights spent polishing my guide pin by candlelight, my shi

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 18:41:00

Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What Now

News of the recent Equifax breach left millions of people worried. What exactly happened and how can consumers protect themselves moving forward? Host of HerMoney podcast Jean Chatzky shares her take on the national incident. Chatzky broke it down in simpler terms. "Essentially 143 million pieces of

PHL17.COM - 2017-09-20 12:37:16

Pennsylvania has lost pharma jobs, but gained life-sciences start-ups

Paratek PharmaceuticalsParatek Pharmaceuticals president and chief operating officer Evan Loh is one of nearly a dozen former pharma executives and scientists who are heading start-ups in Pennsylvania. Loh is a former Merck executive. Pennsylvania lost 2,900 pharmaceutical jobs - or nearly 20 perce

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-19 18:24:00

Rhys Hoskins' Epic At-bat Finishes in Heroics as Phillies Knock Off Dodgers Again

The attendance at Citizens Bank Park for Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers was just 20,145. Years from now, it will be quadruple that. Everyone will say they were there the night Rhys Hoskins went toe-to-toe with Pedro Baez's high-octane fastball and delivered the big hit that hel

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-20 06:07:13

Best colleges and universities in U.S.: New rankings and starting salaries

U.S. News and World Report recently released its highly-influential rankings of colleges and universities across the country for the year 2018. The news agency analyzed data from 15 indicators of "academic quality" to come up with the rankings. Those indicators include: graduation and first-year stu

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-20 10:15:00