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May 5, 2011
If you are part of a new program offering locally grown fruits and vegetables or locally raised meat, poultry and dairy products this summer, we'd like to hear from you. Send a note about your program, along with your contact information, to dmarder@phillynews.com .   - Dianna Marder  
NEWS
June 18, 1988 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / JIM PRESTON
School's out, and for students from John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School, 19th and Wood Streets, that calls for whooping it up in Logan Square's Swann Fountain. The girls took their dip after school let out for the summer yesterday.
NEWS
June 25, 1990 | G. LOIE GROSSMANN/ DAILY NEWS AND ANDREA MIHALIK/ DAILY NEWS
The first weekend of the summer of '90 was as good as it gets: a bright, sunny sky, a gentle breeze and (surprise) no rain. So, what do you do on a weekend like this? For hundreds at Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park, yesterday was perfect for rocking to the reggae beat provided by several bands who performed in the city's annual Reggae Tribute Day. Or, like the pair below, you could just row, row, row your raft.
NEWS
March 12, 2006 | By Mark Franek FOR THE INQUIRER
For many years a map was tacked to the back wall of my classroom. Its colors had faded and its edges had lifted. Except for some indecipherable graffiti in the Indian Ocean, it had been forgotten - until a visiting Icelandic student challenged: "There's something wrong with this map!" Sure enough, just to the southeast of Greenland - where Iceland should be - there was nothing but water. So much for maps. Arni (pronounced "ought-knee") grew up in Saudarkrokur, Iceland (pop.
NEWS
August 16, 1997 | Inquirer photographs by Tom Gralish
A lawn is actually made of millions of individual grass plants, which, left unmowed, will grow a few feet tall. Most grasses are perennial, meaning they come back year after year. Uncut, the grass will bloom in late summer and spread seeds in the fall.
NEWS
December 31, 1995 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / PETER TOBIA
Millie Trivett found relief from July's heat wave by sleeping in front of a fan in the living room of her Baltimore Avenue home. The summer of '95 was the hottest on record in Philadelphia, claiming 88 lives in the city and its suburbs in a 25-day period. A break in the heat finally came on Aug. 5.
NEWS
July 24, 1987 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / CHARLES FOX
Along the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, people take advantage of the traditional treats of summer, enthusiastically eating ice cream and ices and downing cold drinks. Although the temperature at the resort peaked at 85 yesterday, a southerly wind kept conditions pleasant.
NEWS
May 25, 1998 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / JOHN COSTELLO
Payton Faries, 5, cools her feet in the water at Penn's Landing during the 13th annual Jam on the River. Tonight, blues singers Koko Taylor and Ruth Brown will be featured, along with the music of Buckwheat Zydeco to welcome summer to the city.
NEWS
May 23, 2008
Summer is the season you remember. Who remembers winter, really? Unless there was a blizzard, and you got into a fight over the legality of whether two wobbly kitchen chairs and a broom constitute a reserved parking space, in which case you'd rather forget winter anyway. Spring is fine, especially when you catch an unexpected whiff of lilac on a soft breeze. And autumn is spectacular, until those golden maple leaves lose their brilliance and clog your gutters. But summer is the season that creates warm memories.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 1986 | By Kim Masters, Los Angeles Daily News
"Top Gun' outgunned the competition at the box office this summer in a season that ended with a total of $1.4 billion in ticket sales, down 1 percent from last summer's less-than-stellar level. This summer was the first in this decade without a George Lucas or Steven Spielberg extravaganza and it had no smashes in the $150 million range. "Top Gun" grossed $119 million in the season, which runs from May 23 through Sept. 1. (Before May 23, "Top Gun" grossed an additional $12.2 million.
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NEWS
January 24, 2016 | By Julie Shaw, STAFF WRITER
The public will be able to see the inside of the first Mormon temple built in the city - and in the entire state - when it opens in Philadelphia this summer. A four-week open house, with free tours, will begin Aug. 5 and last until Sept. 3, but will exclude Sundays, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a news release this week. The massive, neoclassical, granite-exterior temple, with two soaring spires, is nearing completion on the 1700 block of Vine Street in Franklintown - about a block north of Logan Square, the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
NEWS
December 25, 2015
DOYLESTOWN The Bucks County 4-H Club is offering a paid summer internship with its Penn State Extension. The extension is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the country's land-grant universities that operates "innovative, research-based knowledge and vital educational programs," according to Penn State. Qualifications for the internship include completion of at least two years as a full-time college student and current enrollment as a full-time college student.
SPORTS
December 2, 2015 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Staff Writer
Yes, it's early, but since the Holy War is upon us, eighth-ranked Villanova visiting St. Joseph's Tuesday at Hagan Arena, it's not too early to note tonight's home team is a different team this season, so far a better team. Maybe the easiest way to see it is look at one Hawks player and his changing role. Last season, needing to replace a group of stars that took them to an Atlantic 10 title, the Hawks placed some big expectations on freshman James Demery. Too high, said Hawks coach Phil Martelli, speaking for himself.
NEWS
November 6, 2015 | BY JOHN F. MORRISON, Daily News Staff Writer morrisj@phillynews.com, 215-854-5573
IN HER EDUCATIONAL career, Karla Summers studied the world. Bodine High School for International Affairs, from which she graduated in 1985, took her to France, and gave her a background in the life and problems of nations. As a charter-school teacher, one of her schools was Raising Horizons Quest, which teaches kids about aeronautics and aerospace. So her own horizons took in the sky and its exploration. To say Karla was well-rounded would be an understatement. She was also a talented musician who studied piano and flute, and lifted her voice in song at her church.
NEWS
October 2, 2015 | Paige Gross, Daily News Staff Writer
AFTER EXPERIENCING a deserted downtown during papal weekend, a group of bike lovers is petitioning mayoral front-runner Jim Kenney to re-create the empty streets next summer. Open Streets Philly has received almost 3,000 signatures online in the past 48 hours from city dwellers who want to experience a quiet Philadelphia again. Alexandria Schneider, a Comcast technician from Horsham, Montgomery County, expected a few friends to join her when she told her social-media followers that she was going for a bike ride in Center City on Friday.
NEWS
September 25, 2015 | By Ellen Gray, Daily News
* CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. 9 p.m. Sunday, CBS3. * MASTERPIECE: INDIAN SUMMERS. 9 p.m. Sunday, WHYY12. * BLOOD & OIL. 9 p.m. Sunday, 6ABC. * QUANTICO. 10 p.m. Sunday, 6ABC. FIRE UP the DVR: Sunday brings CBS' send-off to the show that helped change the face of its schedule over the past 15 years, two new series from ABC and a new, India-set period drama from PBS' "Masterpiece" that could be the newest jewel in the network's crown. If you haven't watched "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" since Gil Grissom (William Petersen)
NEWS
September 17, 2015 | By Dani Blum, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Nutter administration reached its goal of providing 10,000 jobs to young Philadelphians this past summer, the mayor announced Tuesday afternoon. Teenagers who got those jobs worked at cash registers, cooked burgers, served up smoothies, or even translated English into Mandarin for bank customers in Chinatown. "This is very, very important that young people have the opportunity to work and to learn and to grow and experience the world of work, even in their teenage years," Mayor Nutter said at a news conference in City Hall attended by some of the teenagers who got jobs.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 10, 2015 | By Elizabeth Wellington, Inquirer Fashion Writer
You've invested in new fall clothing and makeup, and, darn it, you want to wear it. After all, it is the second week in September. But with temps expected to top 90 degrees throughout the end of the week, the weather won't be letting you say goodbye to your summer duds just yet. But when the mercury finally does start to drop, how do you transition your closets from summer to fall steadily and stylishly? I asked some local fashion experts for their advice. Closet keepers Don't pack away your sheer maxi just yet. Mary K. Dougherty, owner of the Center City and Manayunk Nicole Miller boutiques, is a fan of slipping chunky, oversize knit cardigans over a flimsy summer dress or blouse to add a layer of warmth and a dose of cool-weather texture.
NEWS
September 9, 2015 | By Suzette Parmley, Inquirer Staff Writer
ATLANTIC CITY - Summer ended with a splash here on Labor Day, with packed casino pools, a full beach, and a busy Boardwalk on a perfectly sunny day - giving the struggling resort one more weekend of reprieve before another nearly deserted offseason. It was just as glorious an ending for the Shore in general, capped with a tribute to Philadelphia-bred music legend Chubby Checker in Wildwood, where he first performed "The Twist" live at the Rainbow Club in 1960. From Cape May to Long Beach Island, tourism officials raved about the great weather and the warmer water that helped boost visitation over last year.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2015 | By A.D. Amorosi, For The Inquirer
The last time we saw 5 Seconds of Summer, the Australian power-pop band played up the pop side of that equation when they opened for One Direction in August 2014. 5SOS (drummer Ashton Irwin, bassist Calum Hood, and guitarists Luke Hemmings and Michael Clifford) had a large stage to play on and showed off harmonic boy-band luster to go with a spunky attitude and surprisingly taut musicianship. On Friday, 5SOS sold out Camden's Susquehanna Bank Center. Now on a smaller stage, they played up the power side, with a punky, crunching guitar sound that also managed to be sugar-sweet.
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