April 8, 2016 |
The number of unemployed people in the wider region - Philadelphia, surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and parts of Delaware and Maryland - grew by 800 in February to 150,200, while the unemployment rate stayed the same, at 4.8 percent, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday. Breaking it into smaller regions, the number of unemployed people rose by 600 to 30,900 in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington counties, with the rate climbing from 4.7 percent to 4.8 percent.
April 8, 2016
4 Goals for Mekayla Montgomery, including the winner in overtime, in the Rancocas Valley girls' 11-10 upset of Lenape on opening day. 7 Goals for Dan Wigley as the Shawnee boys topped Cherokee, 14-1, on opening day. 14 Goals in three games for Alex Fitzpatrick, whose Northern Burlington girls' team is off to a 3-0 start. 154 Career goals for Clearview's Colin Love, including four in Monday's win over Seneca.
April 1, 2016 |
Remember all the hoo-hah about Tidal, the streaming service owned by some of music's wealthiest performers, which was going to revolutionize the flailing industry and make sure artists got paid? TMZ.com reports that Jay Z is suing the former owners and execs of Tidal for $15 million, claiming they inflated their subscription numbers like a Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon. According to reports, Jay Z was told the streaming service had 540,000 subscribers but now believes the number was much lower.
March 26, 2016 |
Sister Kimberly Kessler has learned the solitary truth about the path she has chosen. She has prayed, studied, and served with the Sisters of the Holy Redeemer in Huntingdon Valley for eight years, with two more to go before taking her final vows. She already has outlasted three other aspirants, who gave up along the way. At age 39 one of the youngest nuns in a community of just 18, she sometimes worries about a future with a dwindling group of sisters to carry on the mission. In Kessler, the predicament of religious life crystallizes.
March 14, 2016
Population: 12,376 (2010) Median household income: $103,389 Area: 18.6 square miles Settlements in the last three months: 40 Homes for sale: 34 Average days on market: 43 Median sales price: $304,800 Housing stock: 4,217 units, primarily single-family homes School district: Downingtown Area SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau; West Bradford Township; Kit Anstey, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors, West...
March 14, 2016 |
German Chancellor Angela Merkel cited a "gratifying" drop in the number of refugees entering Germany and defended her efforts to reach a deal with Turkey on migration as she made a final effort to win votes ahead of three state elections Sunday. With polls showing support for Merkel's Christian Democratic Union slipping, the chancellor placed her open-border refugee policy front and center on Saturday as voters in Baden- Wuerttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony-Anhalt prepared to go to the polls.