January 5, 2015 |
Falls Township By the Numbers Population: 34,300 (2010). Median income: $50,129 (2010). Area: 26.6 square miles. Settlements in the last three months: 84. Homes for sale: 145. Days on market: 52. Median price: $209,500. Housing stock: 13,528 units, mostly dating from the 1950s, with 18th-century housing in Fallsington. School district: Pennsbury. SOURCES: U.S. Census Bureau; City-Data.com; Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Fox & Roach HomExpert Market Report; Martin Millner, Coldwell Banker Hearthside
January 4, 2015 |
Christine Bergstresser has read the Affordable Care Act. OK, not all 11,588,500 words. But more of the law than most people, including - probably - some elected officials in Washington. "I have read the majority of it," says Bergstresser, 43, a certified application counselor. "Some of it you can really kind of skim through. " Certified application counselors help people enroll in Obamacare. Bergstresser volunteers for Enroll America, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose goal is to get Americans covered by health insurance.
December 26, 2014 |
IT WAS THE first day of training camp back in September at Stockton College, and the first words uttered out of coach Brett Brown's mouth were about improving the defense. "That will be the theme of the season," he said. "We will not let it go. " At the beginning of last year's training camp, just a little over a month after Brown was hired, the new coach said that with the roster he inherited and with the plan of stripping it down even further, offensive pace would be his main focus.
December 13, 2014 |
In its final scheduled meeting of 2014, Philadelphia City Council focused on a flurry of measures to aid the city's blue-collar workers, including a past failed proposal - mandatory paid sick leave - and a new and controversial one calling for a citywide minimum wage. Council also approved legislation to support workers at Philadelphia International Airport, where contract staff staged a walkout last month. More than a dozen airport employees in red shirts packed the Council chamber Thursday, joined by another group advocating a minimum wage.
December 2, 2014
42 Sacks by the Eagles' defense this season. 31 Sacks allowed by the Seahawks. 18 Sacks allowed by the Eagles.
December 2, 2014 |
Lost in the furor over President Obama's executive action on immigration are recent trends that run counter to the common perception that illegal immigration is on a ceaseless climb. Nationwide, the population of unauthorized immigrants actually leveled off from 2009 to 2012 and remains stable at around 11.2 million, the Pew Research Center, a Washington group, said in a report last week. Among other findings in the report, titled "Unauthorized Immigrant Totals" : The number of people in the United States illegally fell in 14 states, rose in seven, and in the remainder showed no statistically significant change.