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Community Learning Center, a Philadelphia nonprofit that, among other things, teaches adults to read and write for free, hopes to raise money to boost adult literacy with an annual spelling bee. Read more

In June of 2018, John E. James Jr. got his officers commission at the Museum of the American Revolution, 75 years after his graduation.

A Southwest Philadelphia man who got his officers commission from the U.S. Army — 75 years after the fact — is now seeking compensation. He says the commission had been held up because of discrimination.Read more

A makeshift memorial is set up for Samuel Jackson, a Vietnam War veteran who was  struck and killed in Norristown on Sunday evening.

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a Vietnam War veteran in Norristown on Sunday evening. The family of the victim, 67-year-old Samuel Jackson, is asking the person behind the wheel of the car that hit him to go the cops.Read more

Antique alarm clock

A unique time-sharing service is slowly growing in the Delaware Valley. At its heart is the idea of sharing what you love to do with others who do the same.Read more

The former Edison High School, now the Edison 64 Veterans Community.

A new housing development exclusively for low-income veterans is almost full, several months after opening on the site of the old Edison High School.Read more

Marine Week began with the Corps flag being raised at City Hall, to celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps' 244th birthday.

The United States Marine Corps flag was raised over Philadelphia City Hall Sunday morning in honor of the Corps' 244th birthday. This marked the start of Marine Week in Philadelphia.Read more

The Tun Tavern marker, commemorating the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps.

The 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps was observed Sunday by civilians, veterans and active duty military honoring the occasion with a 12-hour endurance challenge.Read more

Thanksgiving table with roasted turkey, sliced ham and side dishes

You've heard of pregame warmups in sports. Some people like to pregame with a few drinks before a night out. But a Thanksgiving dinner pregame? If you're looking for it, there will be one at the Crystal Tea Room on November 20, called Taste of Philly.Read more

Tacony inventor Frank Shuman's former home at 4600 Disston St., and his lab at the adjoining part of the property fronting 6913 Ditman St. have now made the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

The home and lab of a Tacony man who gained recognition as a solar power pioneer at the start of the 20th century has been added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, because of the persistence of a college student who embraced a class assignment.Read more

Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Dontez Ford runs after a pass reception against Villanova Wildcats defensive back Trey Johnson. Johnson sued the NCAA Wednesday over student athlete pay.

A former Villanova football player has sued the NCAA and its Division I member schools, including a number of local schools, over his belief student athletes should be paid.Read more