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Richard Branson Should Buy SEPTA

So SEPTA needs money. Lots of it. In fact, a recent report said that unless SEPTA gets more money, the system “… will be forced […]

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Parent Accuses Pottsgrove French Teacher of Not Knowing French

This is probably a story we can all relate to on some level–the high school foreign language teacher who seems suspiciously inept at speaking said […]

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Swarthmore Travel Agent Selling $200,000 Tickets to Space

Today marks the first rocket-powered test flight for SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spacecraft that will take tourists up, up, and away into space–well, sub-orbital […]

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Body Found in Water ID’d as Missing Bryn Mawr Man

The search for missing Brown University student and Radnor High School graduate Sunil Tripathi is over. Today, a medical examiner has confirmed that a body […]

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Swarthmore: Loves Fraternities, Hates George W. Bush

When you picture Greek Life in PA schools, you think Penn State, not Swarthmore. Indeed, it probably surprised few when students elected to hold a […]

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Maria Bello Alert: Appearing in Conshohocken Tonight

Actress and local gal Maria Bello will be in Conshy tonight hosting a fundraiser for her non-profit We Advance, which advocates for women’s rights issues […]

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Swarthmore Biologist Accused of Plagiarizing…his Own Work

Once upon a time, Colin Purrington, a former Professor of Biology at Swarthmore, created a handy, humorous guide on the perennially sexy topic of poster-making. […]

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Video Footage May Have Captured Missing Brown Student, Bryn Mawr Native

Since the mysterious disappearance of Bryn Mawr native and Brown University student Sunil Tripathi two week ago, search efforts from Boston to Philadelphia has been […]

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Does Benjamin Netanyahu Have a Philly Accent?

As Barack Obama visits the Holy Land this week, it’s worth noting a little tidbit I found on Wikipedia about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. […]

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Teacher at Pottstown’s Hill School Fired after Getting Drunk, Acting Creepy on School Trip

Ah, high school spring-break trips abroad. The only thing that could make life more unpleasant for a bored, hormonal pack of bratty teenage tourists in […]

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Main Line Gossip: “She’s Had Work Done”

  “She’s had work done.” I recently heard this, whispered sotto voce by the Main Line mavens sitting at the table next to me at […]

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Does Bill Green Want to Skip the Mayor’s Race and Run for Congress?

Whenever the subject of Philadelphia’s 2015 mayoral race comes up, the one person who is always named first or second in the pack of candidates […]

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Why Open a Video Rental Store in Ardmore in the Era of Netflix and Closing Blockbusters?

Video stores have all but vanished, but Miguel Gomez, intrepid former manager of the now-defunct TLA in Bryn Mawr, recently launched Viva Video! The Last […]

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Sequester Watch: The Philly-Area Counties With Most Federal Workers

If and when the federal government’s automatic spending cuts kick in at 11:59 tonight, a healthy chunk of federal workers will be furloughed, or will […]

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Cherry Hill Fighting to Keep Subaru Headquarters in Town

Subaru of America is thinking of moving its headquarters out of Cherry Hill, NJ. It’s running out of space, and wants to consolidate the two […]