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Pennsylvania Food Stamps Asset Guidelines Set
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 02/02/12 1:41 pm | updated: 02/02/12 1:41 pm
The Corbett administration has announced the guidelines of a controversial asset test it plans to re-impose in order for people to qualify for food stamps.

After discussions between the Department of Welfare and the Governor's Office and the Department of Agriculture the asset limit for food stamps has been set.

The Corbett administration plans to set the asset limit at $5,500 for households age 59 and under and $9,000 for households age 60 and above or with... Read More
Ads on School Buses Suggested to Reduce Philadelphia Deficit
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 02/02/12 12:45 pm | updated: 02/02/12 12:45 pm
Here's an idea from a city councilwoman that would boost the revenues of the Philadelphia school district. Put advertising on school buses.

CBS 3 reported that City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced a plan for what she admits would be a controversial money stream.

“If we win approval from the state, this bill will allow the city of Philadelphia to place advertisements on the back of school buses.”

Not just the backs of the 1,200... Read More
Retired Archbishop of Philadelphia, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Dies At 88
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 02/01/12 8:37 am | updated: 02/01/12 9:34 am
Retired Archbishop of Philadelphia, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua died in his sleep at 9:15 Tuesday night in his residence at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.

Bevilacqua served as the Archbishop of Philadelphia for 15 years - from 1988 to 2003, succeeding Cardinal John Krol.

He was elevated by Pope John Paul II to Cardinal in 1991. He was succeeded by Cardinal Justin Rigali.

Funeral arrangements for the cardinal are pending. He was... Read More
"Soul Train" Creator / Host, Don Cornelius Found Dead - Shot In His Home
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 02/01/12 9:28 am | updated: 02/01/12 9:28 am
According to the Los Angeles Times, "Soul Train" creator and host Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks, CA home early Wednesday morning.

He apparently died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound. There was no sign of foul play when authorities arrived at his home at 4 a.m., but the Los Angeles Police Department is still investigating the incident. There has been no official determination of what happened, the investigation is still ongoing.

"Soul Train" ran... Read More

Brian Westbrook Back in Philadelphia as a Sportscaster
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/31/12 3:22 pm | updated: 01/31/12 3:22 pm
Former Philadelphia Eagle and Villanova Wildcat running back Brian Westbrook is about to start a career in radio broadcasting. According to 97.5, The Fanatic, the former running back will be heavily involved with the station's coverage of the NFL Draft, training camp and throughout the football season starting in September.

Westbrook played on the Eagles' 2005 Super Bowl team with another Fanatic personality, linebacker Jeremiah Trotter. Westbrook was one of the Eagles' finest... Read More
Long time Phillie Left Fielder, Pat Burrell Retires After 12 Years
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/30/12 2:57 pm | updated: 01/30/12 2:57 pm
Pat Burrell, 35, is putting down the bat after a 12 year career. He was drafted No. 1 overall by the Phillies in 1998 out of the University of Miami as a third baseman, but spent the majority of his career as a left fielder. He was most notably known for his prowess at the plate. Pat the Bat finished his career just shy of 300 HR's at 292.

A nagging, recurring foot injury has hurt his effectiveness in the field and as an everyday player over the past few years. He helped... Read More

Eagles Hire Todd Bowles to Coach Eagles Defensive Backs
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 01/30/12 2:18 pm | updated: 01/30/12 2:18 pm
The Philadelphia Eagles are bringing in former Miami Dolphins interim head coach, Todd Bowles to be the Birds defensive backs coach. Juan Castillo will remain defensive coordinator.

Bowles will be in charge of the entire secondary. Safeties coach Mike Zordich will report to under Bowles. Bowles will fill the vacancy left by Johnnie Lynn after he Eagles fired him.

The decision to keep Castillo as defensive coordinator ends weeks of uncertainty over his future.... Read More
Groundbreaking Held For Dilworth Plaza
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/30/12 1:49 pm | updated: 01/30/12 1:49 pm
Two months after "Occupy Philadelphia" protesters were evicted from Dilworth Plaza, city officials gathered for the long-awaited groundbreaking of the plaza's renovation.

The ceremonial groundbreaking was held indoors, in an office building that overlooks Dilworth Plaza, with US transportation secretary Ray LaHood delivering a key component: a $15-million stimulus grant…almost one third of the total $50-million price tag.

The new plaza will include a lawn with... Read More
New Ownership for Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News?
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/30/12 1:47 pm | updated: 01/30/12 1:47 pm
The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News may once again be headed for new ownership.

The New York Post reported over the weekend that the owner, Philadelphia Media Network, is already meeting with potential buyers.

The report claims Philadelphia Media Network is hoping to get roughly $100-million for the papers and news website

The story quotes sources close to the situation as saying the company already is looking for bids in an auction... Read More
Judge Says Bevilacqua Can Be Called To Testify In Priest Child-Sex Case
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/30/12 1:45 pm | updated: 01/30/12 1:45 pm
The judge in an alleged clergy abuse case has again rejected a defense motion to prohibit the testimony of retired Philadelphia cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua on competency grounds, even though the defense contends that Bevilacqua can’t accurately remember many of his own actions during the last two decades.

The judge ordered Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua’s testimony preserved — videotaped — in late November after finding the cardinal competent despite suffering from dementia... Read More
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