News Chase

    There’s plenty happening in the Delaware Valley this morning as the weekend — and Thanksgiving — approaches. Here’s a rundown of some of the news we’re chasing today:

     

    IT’S COLD OUT THERE! Reporter Tom MacDonald will look into weatherization programs and the energy assistance programs available to help residents stay warm without going broke.

    FACEBOOK IS BAD FOR THE FAMILY We’re all famliiar with the Facebook-ended-my-relationship story, but a pastor in New Jersey wants to do something about it. Is ditching Facebook (or defriending your relatives) the secret to a happier existence? Peter Crimmins will look into it.

    KENSINGTON IS ON EDGE Two women were found strangled to death and a third victim has come forward, all within a week. Is there a Kensington strangler and are residents safe? Lizz Fiedler is in the neighborhood talking to folks in West, Old, New and Inside-out Kensington.

    THE DELAWARE’S GOT MUSSELS Thought to be extinct, a species of mussels lives on in the Delaware between Trenton and Chester. Reporter Carolyn Beeler wants to know what’s keeping them alive.

    EARMARKS ENDING Republicans voted yesterday to end earmarks. Susan Philips will reach out to Pat Toomey and find out how this will affect our region. Are there locations in the area awaiting earmarks?

    We’re bringing you all this and more today. What do you want to know about these stories? Feed the Feed to tell us.

    Overheard at the morning meeting:

    Our morning meeting took a lively turn as we discussed the upcoming Dog Show in Oaks, Pa., which will air nationally on Thanksgiving. Fun fact: NewsWorks Director Chris Satullo once met Eddie, the dod from “Frasier” at a dog show.

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