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Philadelphia’s Christ Church preserves historic steeple
Restoration is underway for the Christ Church steeple, one of the last remaining architectural structures from the colonial era in the country.
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Amazon says it’s considered face scanning in Ring doorbells
The company told Sen. Ed Markey that facial recognition is a “contemplated, but unreleased feature” of its home security cameras but that there are no plans to coordinate that
9 hours ago
For trans activists, recent setbacks temper long-term hopes
Amid their annual vigils for transgender homicide victims, activists in the U.S. are trying to maintain long-term optimism even as many hard-won protections are under threat.
11 hours ago
Amid parent backlash, Philly schools unveil $12 million asbestos plan
The School District says it will work harder and faster to get rid of exposed asbestos. Also promises to do a better job informing parents about hazards.
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N.J. aims to power three million homes with offshore wind energy by 2035
In June, state regulators approved the first application for a wind farm off the Jersey Shore, which is expected to start generating power in five years.
Safer streets are part of Shift Capital’s $20 million Crown Can plant remake
New bus shelters, a bicycle lane, street lighting and other improvements will come with Shift Capital’s $20 million Juniata Park development.
14 hours ago
50 years ago, Americans made the 2nd moon landing… Why doesn’t anyone remember?
Everyone knows about Apollo 11, the first moon landing. And about ill-fated Apollo 13. Between them is the forgotten mission — Apollo 12.
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Chesco Historical Society wins six-figure prize in national women’s history contest
The building where the society is housed was the venue for the first Pa. women’s rights convention. But the collection is endangered by a leaky roof.
16 hours ago
Bill requiring medical providers to bury fetal remains passes Pa. House
Supporters say the measure would ensure parents have an opportunity for closure. Opponents say it could discourage women from getting abortions.
17 hours ago
Black men gather in an effort to help reduce city’s gun violence
On Monday evening, Solomon Jones convened the first meeting of #ManUpPHL.
19 hours ago
N.J. announces $13M fund for harmful algal bloom prevention
New Jersey will have more than $13 million to combat harmful algal blooms that plagued major recreational waterbodies last summer.
20 hours ago
Advocate for nixing library book late fees gives her take on what’s becoming a national trend
Wisconsin librarian Dawn Wacek says waiving late fees helped bring people back to her library. Philadelphia’s libraries are considering doing the same.
21 hours ago
Day 3 of Trump impeachment hearings: Firsthand witnesses testify
The third day of impeachment hearings was the longest yet, bringing to the forefront four witnesses in two separate hearings.
23 hours ago
New Philly program aims to help renters by giving repair loans to their landlords
The Small Landlord Loan Program will lend owners up to $25,000 to make ‘health and safety-related repairs.’ It’s slated to start early next year.
1 day ago
Stop using tap and bring in ‘safe water,’ physician urges North Philly school officials
A health expert said every school in the city that has plumbing joined by lead solder should stop allowing children to use drinking fountains immediately.
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