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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

George Thomas, the owner of  jewelry kiosk Creative Silver in the Fashion District.

After Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday, a national event in which people are encouraged to shop small at independent businesses to support their local communities. Read more here. Read more

Dutch police secure a shopping street after a stabbing incident in the center of The Hague, Netherlands.

Dutch police on Saturday continued looking for an attacker who stabbed three teens on a street in The Hague that was crowded with Black Friday shoppers. Read more here. Read more

Black bear spotted

A bear was caught on video taking an early-morning stroll around a Villanova residence just before 7 a.m. Friday. Read more here.Read more