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Break Out The Sunblock! Early Birds Arrive At Jersey Shore For Memorial Day Weekend

By Paul Kurtz

OCEAN CITY, NJ (CBS) — The Jersey Shore is springing back to life as vacationers celebrate the start of summer.

“It’s gonna be a good relaxing weekend.” 91 more words


Baseball, Civil Rights History Now On Display In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two landmark contracts signed by Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson are now on display at the National Constitution Center.

“In some ways they look completely benign,” says the Constitution Center’s Jenny Parker, describing the two standard player contracts signed by one Jack Roosevelt Robinson. 145 more words


Officials Look To Ease Concerns About Contaminated Ground Water In Local Suburban Townships

HORSHAM, Pa. (CBS) — Dozens of local, state and federal officials fielded questions Wednesday in Horsham Township about the contaminated water linked to military bases. It was in response to the recent shut down of dozens of public and private wells. 227 more words


Two Games Collide At The Linc

by Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At Lincoln Financial Field, football took a back seat to the game of chess Tuesday. The 13th Annual Eagles Chess Tournament featured more than 200 of the top elementary, middle, and high school players in the area. 199 more words


Lead In Water: PA Senate Democrats Discuss The Situation Here

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Flint Michigan water fiasco has started discussions about lead in many cities.

In West Philadelphia Thursday, members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a roundtable discussion about lead exposure with public policy and medical experts. 194 more words


Phillies Roll Out New 'Yoga Class' Promotion Ahead Of Saturday's Game

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Citizens Bank Park will become a sea of tranquility this Saturday before the rabid fan base arrives for an afternoon match-up between the red-hot Phillies and Atlanta Braves. 177 more words


Citizens Crime Commission Honors Officers, Civilians At Annual Luncheon

By Paul Kurtz and Walt Hunter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Citizens Crime Commission honored the bravest of the brave Wednesday during its 35th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day luncheon. 262 more words