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SEPTA's Suburban Station in Center City

Two of Philadelphia's most popular holiday attractions, Christmas Village and the Comcast Center light show, will have a special connection this season. Read more here.Read more

Marc Goldstein, who refurbishes and donates computers to students through the nonprofit ComputerSmiles.

Marc Goldstein’s computer hobby has led to a pretty thrifty nonprofit for students in need. Read more here.Read more

Judge's gavel

Sunday begins a two-year opportunity for victims of sexual abuse as minors in New Jersey to file civil suits against their alleged attackers and the entities that may have protected them. Read more here. Read more

The Pennsylvania Ballet's annual holiday performance of "The Nutcracker"

The Pennsylvania Ballet is in final rehearsals for its annual run of a Philadelphia holiday favorite — "The Nutcracker." A sensory-friendly performance is also on the schedule for those with special needs. Read more here. Read more

A Center City parking kiosk next to the remains of an old meter stand.

It's an annual gift to holiday shoppers — free limited metered street parking in Philadelphia on Saturdays. Read more here.Read more

David Grier

Weaving through the criminal court system for many victims' families is a long, arduous and painful process, sometimes taking more than a year and a half for murder cases to be resolved. One father has been sitting in every hearing for two years to see the man accused of killing his daughter...Read more

Service dog

Paws and Affection, a Narberth-based nonprofit, trains service dogs to empower kids who have disabilities. Trainers spend two years teaching the dogs and getting them ready for placement, like 5-year-old Lab-poodle mix Kelly, who has been helping students at AIM Academy in Conshohocken for the...Read more

Sea Isle City Promenade.

Work is now underway on a project in Sea Isle City that will make part of the Jersey Shore town look more attractive among other benefits. Read more here. Read more

Mayor Jim Kenney signs domestic workers bill of rights.

A new law that takes effect next May will provide protection for some of Philadelphia's most vulnerable workers: nannies, maids and other domestic employees. Read more here.Read more

Syl McNamee

At the age of 90, Syl McNamee may not be going out on calls anymore, but he is still very active in a volunteer fire department in Camden County. And he wants to convince younger people to give some of their time to help their community. Read more here.Read more

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