Delaware Valley

Eagles vs. Bears: Four things to watch on defense

Nov 24,2017<p>The beating that Philadelphia put on the Cowboys last Sunday reverberated through the Delaware Valley for most of this week. Eagles’ fans seem to have finally made peace with the notion of their team being the NFC’s top contender to make it to this year’s Super Bowl.<p>The only problem with …

Mitchell Trubisky

07/19/1779 - Battles - Battle of Minisink in New York - American Revolutionary War Forums

<b>Battle Summary</b><p><b>Details</b><p><b>Stats</b><p><b>Colonists/Allies</b><p><b>British/Allies</b><p><b>Name:</b><p>Battle of Minisink<p><b>Total …

Military History

Thanksgiving Day Pa. football roundup: Owen J. Roberts beats Pottstown in final Thanksgiving game

Hunter Hinrichs had two touchdown catches as Owen J. Roberts beat Pottstown, 42-0, in the final Thanksgiving Day game between the two schools.<p>The …

Philadelphia

Photos show how cities across the US celebrate Thanksgiving

Millions of people are flooding New York City's streets today for the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Around fifty million more are expected to watch it on TV.<p>NYC's parade centers around huge floating character balloons, with this year including Olaf from "Frozen" and the Grinch. There are …

Circuses

What Are You Thankful For?

When I came downstairs yesterday, the dry erase board on the refrigerator had been changed to read, “50 Days Til Julian’s Bar Mitzvah.” He saw me …

Jewish Culture

Mom, boyfriend gave baby marijuana after she broke her leg, police say

A mother and her boyfriend were arrested in Indiana on Monday for allegedly giving a 10-month-old girl marijuana after she broke her leg, police said.<p>Tessa Rose Murray, 23, and her boyfriend Nerrell McCoy, 20, allegedly gave her infant daughter the drug to ease her pain, the Muncie Police …

Health

Man convicted in killing over New Jersey Devils hat comment

PHILADELPHIA -- A man was convicted Wednesday of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the …

Crime

Tesla Is Spending $8,000 Every Minute: Report

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important …

Electric Vehicles

Long Weekend Picks: Thanksgiving Parade, Winterfest, Christmas Village, Macy's Light Show And More

Thanksgiving weekend in Philly is a time for family, friends, food and fun. Thankfully, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy your holiday weekend in …

Philadelphia

Cracking the secret code of sensational sourdough

Sourdough is a method of making bread rather than a type of bread. It starts with a starter, a mix of chemistry and magic using the basic ingredients …

Canadian News

Delco Chocolate Factory Is A Hidden Sweet Spot

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> — One of the sweetest places on earth is in Delaware County.<p>The Barry Callebaut chocolate factory in Eddystone is a place where …

Philadelphia

10 Cool Holiday Gifts For Outdoorsmen And Outdoorswomen

It’s that time of year again. Below, a rather eclectic list of ten interesting products I’ve run across this year that would make for damn fine gifts for the outdoorsman or woman on your shopping list. Perhaps even for you, too.<p><b>Orvis Helios 3 fly rods</b>. I fished an H3 4-weight prototype this spring …

Fishing

Plans for 10-acre riverfront park in Bridesburg move forward

The project just entered its final design phase<p>It’s been a long time coming, but plans to bring a 10-acre park to Bridesburg along the Delaware River just took another step forward with the news that the project has entered its final phase of design.<p>The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department …

Urbanism

'Justice League' has super connection to New Jersey

Ray Fisher used to jump from trees in the backyard of his family home in Lawnside, a towel tied around his neck, pretending to be a superhero.<p>A few …

Entertainment

125 econ dev leaders in Pa. were polled on policy. Here's what they said

About ten miles outside the Pa. state capitol sits Middletown, a small town of about 9,000 Pennsylvanians perhaps best known for the <b>Penn State</b> …

Education

Article: Postcard from the End of America: Pennsport in Philadelphia

Shamrock Pub in Pennsport, 2017<br>(Image by Linh Dinh) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Drive-in theaters are practically extinct, diners are …

Liberal View

As Jeff Daniels series 'Godless' lands on Netflix, we rank his 12 greatest TV/movie roles

Outspoken news anchor. Faithless husband. Lovable nitwit. Father of our country. Depraved cowboy.<p>Where other movie stars portray the same character …

Detroit

Family travel five: Ice and winter festivals

Winter provides the opportunity to enjoy festivals and gatherings that celebrate all things icy and cold. Here are five places where you can chill …

Travel

Meet Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin’s latest stud RB from New Jersey. And he’s only a freshman.

He’s done surprising people, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be able to stop him.<p>Twenty-one seasons after a New Jersey freshman running back named Ron Dayne burst onto the college scene with a 2,000-yard season at Wisconsin, the Badgers have another freshman stud from the Garden State.<p>Jonathan Taylor …

College & University

The 10 most popular ski resorts on Instagram

National Parks

Fire in West Chester assisted living facility forces evacuation, prompts massive response

A multi-alarm fire ravaged an assisted living facility in West Chester late Thursday night, forcing the evacuation of residents into the chilly …

Philadelphia

Blink

A full pro-shot concert of <b>Blink-182</b> playing in Camden, New Jersey has been uploaded to YouTube. I still think this stretch is one of the best the …

New Jersey

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest Returns To The Delaware River Waterfront, November 24-March 4

Who’s ready for ice skating, lodge-chilling, s’more-making, fire-pit snuggling and Franklin-Fountain-hot-chocolate sipping? Blue Cross RiverRink …

Philadelphia

What’s It Like To Be A Muslim-American Today? A Lot Like Being A Jew In The Early 1900s.

Tucked away in a small conference room in the basement of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, a small group of Muslims …

Religion

This map reveals stress levels for biking in Philly and beyond

How stressful is it to travel Philly by bike?<p>Biking through any city can be nerve-racking. Now, a new map reveals exactly how stressful it is to bike in Philly and beyond.<p>The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Corporation (DVRPC) recently released an interactive map of the five counties in the …

Cycling

GSK IMPACT Award Winners bank $400K

The annual GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards have seen another set of 10 local nonprofits bank $40,000 each for their contributions to health in the …

North Carolina

After 4 years, all ramps in north side's I-270 "mega fix" to open Saturday

After four years of orange barrels, changing traffic patterns and congestion, the main projects of the "mega fix" at Interstate 270 and Route 23 on …

Transportation

Democrats Can Win in Alabama—and Everywhere

The trick to mastering the constantly shifting American political landscape is to get ahead of the changes that are sure to come. That’s not always …

Liberal View

A respected sports statesman, 87ers ambassador and Harlem Globetrotters alum is faithfully focused

For generations the National Basketball Association (NBA) has impacted the world, transforming lives through its multiplicity of diplomacy, civic engagement and education initiatives.<p>Positioned to engage local communities throughout America, the recently revamped NBA G League property not only …

HBCUs

DIII Football Championship preview: Mary Hardin-Baylor, Mount Union amongst teams to watch

The Division III Football Championship kicks off November 18th. Thirty two teams are still alive in the hunt for the national title.<p>Let’s take a look …

College Basketball