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Philadelphia Orchestra Will Perform Free Sensory-Friendly Concert

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia orchestra is hosting a concert next week for children and adults with sensory sensitivities and cognitive and learning differences. Its free but you still have to register. 174 more words


'One Book Villanova' Campaign Kicked Off With Author Eboo Patel

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Villanova University has embarked on its’ “One Book Villanova” campaign for the school year, with the selection of a book promoting “pluralism” as the author spoke with student on Tuesday. 138 more words


Foundation Pledges $3M For Drexel Students Eyeing Non-Profit Careers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A sector of Drexel University’s Co-Op program is getting some financial from a local philanthropist.

Drexel announced earlier this week that the Lenfest Foundation has pledged $3 million for co-op students working in the non-profit cultural field. 127 more words


Treasure Trove Of Historical Data Finds New Home In Northeast Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Archdioceses has moved its historical archives into a new home in the northeast.

The newly-reconstituted Catholic Historical Research Center is now located along Roosevelt Boulevard in the former Our Lady of Ransom School. 122 more words


City Council Declares Gun Violence As 'Public Health Epidemic'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia city council declared gun violence a “public health epidemic,” at its meeting on Thursday as a symbolic gesture but sponsors hope it spurs action. 198 more words


College Football Programs Take Part In The 'Get In The Game Team Challenge'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Several local college football teams are taking part in the “Get in the Game Team Challenge” this weekend which supports the Andy Talley Bone Marrow Foundation. 153 more words


Official: Residents Displaced After Underground Fire In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Crews are investigating an underground fire in Philadelphia on Friday night.

The fire was burning underground near 13th and Vine Street, according to the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management. 105 more words