One year ago today, an earthquake shook the Delaware Valley

    A lot has happened since Aug. 23, 2011.

    Ex-Philly schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman took a buyout, Hurricane Irene wreaked her havoc upon us and Chris Christie spent way too much time denying vice presidential aspirations.

    But one year ago today, the earth beneath the Delaware Valley — and beyond — started shaking.
    A 5.8 earthquake hit Virginia that afternoon, sending tremors up and down the East Coast.

    Knick-knacks toppled from shelves, pictures fell of walls and transit systems were delayed. And then life returned to normal.

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    Did the 2011 event inspire you to think more about safety and emergency planning, or has it become just another distant memory?

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