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Man shot, crashes van into West Philadelphia salon

Police are investigating a shooting in West Philadelphia Saturday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. at 52nd Street near Girard Avenue. According to police, a man was shot in the chest then crashed his mini-van into a hair salon. The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with life thr

6ABC.COM - 2017-11-18 23:38:20

Boniface Kongin wins men's 2017 Philadelphia Marathon; Sarah Kiptoo claims women's crown

The rain held out and the sun came out to shine on Boniface Kongin, from Albuquerque, N.M., who endured wind gusts of 23 mph to win the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday morning in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 24 seconds. Nelson Oyugi finished in second place at 2:18:08. Last year's winner, Kimutai Cheruiyot,

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 12:15:00

Canes, walkers, clothes: Bountiful donations for Barclay Friends nursing home fire victims

Ted Hartz had not even officially opened the bay doors of Good Will Fire Co. in West Chester early Sunday morning and donations had already started arriving by the trunks full: canes, socks, coats, underwear, adult diapers. To meet the rush, volunteers hurriedly set up cardboard boxes on tables and

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 13:38:44

Philly area students travel to Syria, visit Mars - virtually

The sixth grade English class at the Westtown School in West Chester was buzzing with kids eager to talk about all the things they'd just seen in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp - one of the world's largest, teeming with people fleeing violent conflict in neighboring Somalia. "In the camp, it was so cro

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 11:29:00

'My sons love hunting, I don't.' Trump's soft spot for elephants

Evan Vucci / APPresident Donald Trump has put on hold an administration rule that would have allowed parts of hunted big game to be brought to the United States from Africa. Conservationists who have a visceral emotional reaction to words like "carbon emissions" and "TransCanada" and "Rick Perry" r

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 11:23:16

N.J. radiologist completes 8k despite cancer diagnosis, amputated leg

Evan Freiberg stretches before the Rothman Institute 8k Saturday. The 43-year-old is diagnosed with leiomyosarcoma, a form of cancer, and competed after losing the bottom portion of his left leg to the disease. (Brad Larrison for WHYY) Evan Freiberg stretches before the Rothman Institute 8k Saturday

WHYY - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Breaking bread this holiday season

With Thanksgiving a week away, and Christmas not far behind, a few quick breads to serve, to bring to a holiday dinner, or to give as gifts are a good idea. The following recipe is really a quick bread, but you will have to dirty a few bowls. Worth it! SWEET POTATO BREAD Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

NORTHEAST TIMES - 2017-11-19 16:01:00

Sixers: Markelle Fultz's shoulder improving, ready to move toward full basketball activities

Steven M. Falk / Staff PhotographerMarkelle Fultz is still at least two to three weeks from returning to the basketball court for the 76ers. Keith Pompey has been with our sports team since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and foot

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 14:37:00

Wildlife are special addition to hiking

Our regular weekly hikes are sometimes punctuated with unexpected and memorable events. One I vividly recall happened on the Mid State Trail in the Tussey Mountain area. My buddy and I were on a trail following a wild game food corridor. Approaching the top of a gentle rise I looked over his shoulde


Tax cuts hurt in the long run

T he Year of Jubilee is one of the most interesting concepts in Judeo-Christian culture. According to God, or Moses, or whoever wrote what we call the 25th chapter of Leviticus, every 50th year was to be a "year of jubilee," when all slaves were set free and all land that had been sold in the past h


Authority discusses water issues, solutions

Correspondent The Lawrenceville Borough Municipal Authority met Nov. 6 and learned that Lawrenceville has the highest level of manganese in the raw water, according to operator Caleb Geist who cited the Department of Environmental Protection with the information. Geist was asked by resident, Koleen


WENY News - The Salvation Army Starts It's 'Red Kettle Campaign'

ELMIRA, NY -- Across the country, volunteers with The Salvation Army are gearing up for the organizations annual Red Kettle Campaign. It's a community effort to help fund the many programs offered year round. In Chemung County, The Salvation Army starts it's season on Friday evening. Volunteers will


Lycoming County Housing Authority OKs 2018 budget

The $3.85 million plan includes rental income, operating subsidies and other revenues. The vote was 5-0 in favor of the budget. Voting yes were George Girio, Kenneth Young, Holly Baker, Alfreda Baer and Nicoya Catino. In other action, the board hired Mansfield Contracting to do building improvements

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Notre Dame students take part in "Mercy Movement Day"

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Members of the sophomore class at Notre Dame High School left their mark of mercy on the local community Oct. 19 when they took part in the school's Mercy Movement Day. Under the guidance of campus minister Marie McCaig and some faculty and parent volunteers, the

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-11-17 20:00:00

Side by side; a 200-year-old Thomas family tradition

TROY -- Snug on the crest of a curve, a comfortable warmth away from the chill of the mid November breeze, fruit resting on a plate on the counter, work gloves never too far away, three generations of men taking a scarce break in chairs around a wooden table; the stuff of novels...except for at the

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Canton Borough brings junior members to the table

CANTON - Canton Borough Council welcomed two junior members to its ranks this week, swearing in high school students Emily Anderson and Katlyn Krise. Both young women attend Canton Junior/Senior High School, portray many levels of achievement in both academic and extra curricular activities, and hav


86 Alabama Baptist pastors sign letter against sex abuse

More than 85 pastors at Southern Baptist-affiliated churches in Alabama have signed a letter this week saying they denounce sexual abuse against women, although the letter does not mention U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. As of today there were at least 86 signees including the current president of

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 18:21:33

Deadline for parade entries extended

STAFF WRITER Kelly Lapczynski Think it's too early to be planning for Christmas? Think again. The Tullahoma Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade, set for Dec. 1, is just 14 days away and Executive Director Hope Sartain wants to be sure the date doesn't "sneak up on" folks who are still riffling


Crews work to restore power in several areas across Madison County

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. - Crews are working to repair power outages affecting multiple areas across Madison County. According to authorities, areas around the Huntsville International Airport, the city of Madison, New Market, and south Huntsville have been impacted. Crews have been dispatched and servi

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-19 00:44:47

Diagnostic scanner taken from truck

A vehicle diagnostic scanner valued at $8,000 and electrical tester worth $800 were stolen Thursday from a truck on South Maple Street, Shelbyville police said Thursday. The owner said a window on the truck was broken to gain entry. A television and police scanner were stolen from a Regent Drive hom

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 06:00:00