Dan Lahr and his family.
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Kim Glovas
April 03, 2020 - 4:37 pm
A Glenside man is recovering from COVID-19 after being slammed with the virus on March 14. He has been quarantined for nearly three weeks, and says he used that time to look at life from a different perspective. Read more here.
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Dr. Glenn Sterner
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John McDevitt
December 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm
A panel of experts on the opioid epidemic and substance abuse converged at Penn State Abington Tuesday, shining a light on the stigma some may face when trying to return to facets of normalcy. Read more here.
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Catholic church in Massachusetts
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 3:18 pm
More than a century ago, waves of Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Poland and Quebec settled in Chicopee and other western Massachusetts mill towns, helping build churches, rectories and schools to accommodate their faith. Today the priests leading those churches are under siege due to stresses,...
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John McDevitt
September 21, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Two years later, victims in Puerto Rico still need help from hurricane Maria. Supporters in Philadelphia called for action on Saturday.
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Bensalem police launch addiction treatment pilot program
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Jim Melwert
September 09, 2019 - 1:22 pm
It can take hours or even days for someone to go through an assessment and bed search to enter an addiction treatment program. To better support people dealing with addiction and get them the help they need quickly, Bensalem Township has launched a new pilot program that expedites the assessment...
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Molly Daly
June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in New Jersey say a federally funded initiative that offers a path to recovery to opioid abusers in the moments after they've been revived from an overdose has connected dozens of Burlington County residents to addiction treatment programs. Burlington County...
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Firefighters are resupplied as they search for victims of a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
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January 28, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa and Peter Prengaman and Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies, four days after a dam collapse buried mine...
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A rescue worker tries to reach a cow that is stuck in a field of mud, two days after a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
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January 27, 2019 - 2:39 pm
BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian rescue crews returned to mud-covered flats Sunday to resume the search for hundreds of people missing in the wake of a dam collapse after the operation was suspended for several hours over fears that a second dam was at risk of breach. The Civil Defense office in...
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October 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the storm. The...
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