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Time Running Out For Seniors To Enroll In Medicare

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —¬†Less than a month remains for seniors to take advantage of the Medicare Open Enrollment period.

What’s at stake?

The enrollment window, which opened in mid October, gives seniors their only chance each year to take a new look at their health and drug coverage. 161 more words


Scaramucci Fields Questions From Worlds Affairs Council Of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Former White House communications director and senior adviser Anthony Scaramucci fielded questions from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia on Thursday.

In a wide-ranging question-and-answer session with council members, Scaramucci batted away suggestions that Donald Trump may be a one-term president. 296 more words


Musical Diplomacy: Members Of Touring Chinese Orchestra Perform Pop-Up Concert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —¬†Philadelphia was the first stop Wednesday for China’s premier orchestral ensemble as part of a whirlwind six-day tour of North America. The Philadelphia Orchestra played host to its close partners. 233 more words


Decimated Fish Species Is Making Big Comeback In Delaware River

NEW JERSEY (CBS) — Environmental officials in New Jersey say the Delaware River’s shad population is making a big comeback.

Larry Hajna of the Department of Environmental Protection says the Spring haul was very impressive. 156 more words


Urgent Appeal To Governor Wolf From Critics Of Controversial Immigrant Detention Center

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Critics of the Berks County Detention Center are becoming increasingly frustrated by Harrisburg’s stance on the controversial facility for immigrant families.

Dozens of members of the Shutdown Berks Coalition gathered outside City Hall this past week to vent their frustration at Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the state Department of Human Services. 137 more words


Local Assassination Researcher Has Little Interest In JFK Documents

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One long-time assassination researcher from Philadelphia has little interest in the latest JFK document dump.

Retired attorney Vincent Salandria was a teacher at Bartram High School in 1964 when he read all 26 volumes of the Warren Report and became one of the first skeptics to step forward and attack the Commission’s findings. 111 more words


Pa. Lawmakers Propose Legislation To Punish Public Nuisances

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two state senators from Philadelphia have introduced legislation to stiffen the punishment for people who pose a public nuisance.

Matt Rossi of Nick’s Roast Beef in Northeast Philly says restaurant workers often have double-duty when it comes to throwing out trash. 104 more words