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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Denver to lead Philadelphia Archdiocese
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/19/11 2:41 pm | updated: 07/19/11 2:41 pm
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia with it's 1.5 million Catholics will receive a new pastoral leader this year. It was long anticipated that Cardinal Justin Rigali would be replaced as Archbishop after submitting his official retirement papers last year. All bishops are required to retire at age 75, Rigali turned 75 in April '10.

It was announced today that Pope Benedict XVI has chosen Archbishop Charles J. Chaput (sha-pew) of Denver to replace Rigali here in Philadelphia.... Read More
Texting While Walking Not a Crime in Philly
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/19/11 1:30 pm | updated: 07/19/11 1:30 pm
The Internet is buzzing about an unsubstantiated report that the City of Philadelphia was preparing to start handing out $120 fines to people for texting while walking. Clarifying the matter, Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Rina Cutler aid that the city’s “Give Respect, Get Respect” campaign targeted at cyclists, motorists and pedestrians will include educational brochures for pedestrians, but no fines. Cutler added, “It is not a crime to text and walk. It is dangerous,... Read More
Philadelphia Cardinal Rigali Steps Aside
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/19/11 1:13 pm | updated: 07/19/11 1:13 pm
Philadelphia Cardinal Justin Rigali has offered an apology and introduced his successor, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

With the sex abuse scandal still burdening the Philadelphia Archdiocese, Rigali took the opportunity to apologize, saying "If I have offended anyone in any way, I am deeply sorry. I apologize for any weaknesses on my part in representing Christ and the church."
Earlier, Pope Benedict XVI announced he had accepted Rigali's resignation and named Chaput, now... Read More
July 19 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/19/11 9:06 am | updated: 07/19/11 9:06 am
(2001) 10 Years Ago

American soul and gospel singer Judy Clay dies in an automobile accident at age... Read More
Philadelphia Heatwave Garners Code Orange Alert
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/18/11 10:05 am | updated: 07/18/11 10:05 am
With the high forecast to be in the 90s all week, health officials have issued an air quality alert for Southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

The code orange alert coincides with what is expected to be a weeklong heat wave that will grip the region.

The alert means air pollution concentrations could prove unhealthy for children, the elderly and people with asthma, heart disease of lung disease.

The effects of the bad air can be... Read More
"Give Respect Get Respect Campaign" In High Gear
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/18/11 10:04 am | updated: 07/18/11 10:04 am
The Give Respect, Get Respect campaign aimed at promoting and enforcing the peaceful coexistence of motorists, cyclists and pedestrians is kicking into gear and has started cracking down on bicyclists.

A traffic-enforcement team of bike cops stopped 803 cyclists and motorists from its May 16 launch. Of those, 600 were cyclists.

Of the cyclists stopped, 590 were issued warnings, while three were cited for moving violations, which commonly include running red... Read More
July 18 Music Calendar
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/18/11 9:34 am | updated: 07/18/11 9:34 am
(1941) 70 Years Ago

Martha Reeves, lead singer of the all female Motown group Martha & the Vandellas, is born in Eufaula,... Read More
Will the Phillies Win 100?
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/15/11 11:53 am | updated: 07/15/11 11:53 am
The Phillies are on pace to win over 100 games this season. But that's not their goal. The Phillies fans, players and managers believe that another World Series title is within reach. They have been able to win despite injuries and lackluster run production. However with the trade deadline approaching they have an opportunity to make the second half even better. Charlie Manuel would love to add a right handed slugger to bat 5th behind Ryan Howard.

Manuel has used seven... Read More
Philadelphia's Millionaire Population Growing
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 07/15/11 11:30 am | updated: 07/15/11 11:30 am
The number of millionaires in Philadelphia is on the rise. According to Forbes Magazine, the Philadelphia area has the sixth most millionaires in the country - topping Boston and Houston. High Net Worth Individuals are defined an having at least $1 million in investable assets not counting a primary home. Philly's total of 110,400 millionaires is up 6% from last year, the eighth largest increase in the country. Philly has its share of business tycoons, star entertainers and athletes as well... Read More
Philadelphia School District Documents Released
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 07/14/11 10:30 am | updated: 07/14/11 10:30 am
According to the Educational Accountability Agreement signed last month by the city, city officials were recently granted look at internal Philadelphia School District documents, providing a level of access that has long evaded those trying to keep tabs on the district.

Some of the findings have been posted as promised by Mayor Nutter including:

A document showing that nearly 200 district employees earn $90,000 or more

Also released: a proposed... Read More
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