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Philly Bars Collaborating With Local Brewers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Craft beer bars collaborating with brewers is not a new concept, but it has become a booming trend in Philadelphia.

When Center City’s Uptown Beer Garden opened for the season, Director of Operations Alex Bokulich proudly announced that they would be offering not one, but three selections brewed exclusively for their venue. 145 more words


Early Memorial Day Ceremony Held In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An early memorial Day observance was held Thursday at the VA Medical Center in West Philadelphia.

Cyber Charter School student Akira McFarland recounted the heroic World War I exploits of two local doughboys who died on the battlefields of Europe. 126 more words


Community Helps 92-Year-Old Woman Cross Off Item On Bucket List

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — A Delaware County retirement community and a Chadds Ford Maserati dealer have teamed up to help a senior resident with a need for speed cross one item off her bucket list. 258 more words


Temple University Graduates Largest Class In School History

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Temple University’s Class of ’17 was the largest in school history. More than 9500 students received their degrees at the Liacouras Center. 432 more words


AARP Maintains Its Opposition To GOP Health Care Bill

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One of the most powerful lobbies in the U.S. is reiterating its opposition to the House GOP healthcare bill.

In a Thursday morning conference call, AARP Legislative Policy Director David Certner said the amendments made to the bill this week have only made it worse. 127 more words


Philadelphia Celebrates Small Business Week In Big Way

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The City of Philadelphia and members of the business community are celebrating Small Business Week with numerous events throughout the city. Among them: a drive to increase access to investment dollars for minority and female-owned small businesses. 150 more words


Elkins Park School Celebrates 2 Major Milestones With Israeli Festival

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Among the many Israel Independence celebrations Tuesday was a song and dance festival at a school in Elkins Park.

There were two reasons for Perelman Jewish Day School students and staff to celebrate. 139 more words