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Recent articles by Jeff:

Senior citizens receive free fans in the midst of heatwave

There were grateful seniors at city councilmember's Cherelle Parker's office in Cedarbrook Tuesday morning picking up a heatwave essential - free box fans donated by a major retailer. → Read More

Raptors send seagulls fleeing from Ocean City

Ozzy the Eurasian Eagle Owl doesn't even have to flap his wings to send hoards of sea gulls into a panic. Perched on his handler's arm, the seven-year-old bird and his cohort of raptors are the heroes of the summer in Ocean City, New Jersey. → Read More

Pottsgrove, Pa. teenager wins $3 million as Fortnite world champion

Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf, 16, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania won $3 million after becoming the Fortnite world champion. → Read More

Witness: Car crash may have led to fatal shooting in Kensington section

Police said a witness called 911 and said the shooting might have been the result of an argument that happened after a car crash. → Read More

800-pound shark continues trip up New Jersey coast

Miss May, the 10-foot, 800-pound shark that was tracked off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey on Tuesday has continued her journey northward. → Read More

Families getting a jump on July 4th holiday at Jersey shore

Families flocked to the Jersey shore Friday for what many call a beloved summer family tradition. → Read More

Fans cheer on USA women in World Cup

Hundreds of fans packed The Field House in Center City Friday afternoon to cheer on the United States women's national soccer team in the quarterfinal matchup against France. → Read More

How will closing of Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery affect gas prices?

The announced closure of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refining complex will lead to higher gas prices for motorists, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic's Jana Tidwell. → Read More

Fearless great-grandma kills venomous snake with shovel in her Bucks County yard

A great-grandmother found a cobra on her patio but wasn't going to wait around and do nothing until animal control arrived. → Read More

Fearless great-grandmother kills venomous cobra with shovel in her yard in Falls Township, Pennsylvania

A fearless great-grandmother killed a venomous cobra with a shovel in her yard in Falls Township, Pennsylvania. → Read More

Missing pet turkey 'Brady' found badly injured in New Jersey

A missing pet turkey has been found badly injured in New Jersey. → Read More

'Is that red? Video shows emotional moment color blind high school grad sees through glasses

"You don't know what you're missing until you see it. I didn't know I was going to be overwhelmed by it until I saw everything I was missing," said Goshuami Valoy. → Read More

Toads cross a Philadelphia road safely thanks to volunteers

It can be tough for any of us to cross Philly streets so imagine what it's like if you're the size of a pebble. → Read More

Thousands gather for music festival on Main Line

Mother nature delivered beautiful weather as thousands gathered for the annual Wayne Music Festival Saturday. A dozen bands and musicians performed on three different stages. Festival-goers also enjoyed food and drink from dozens of restaurants and vendor → Read More

Man arrested in series of small explosions in Northampton County

Authorities investigating a series of small explosions that rattled a Lehigh Valley community have arrested a man on gun charges. → Read More

Numerous Philadelphia police officers under investigation for racist, violent Facebook posts

The Philadelphia Police Department has confirmed that it is investigating a number of its officers for posting racist and violent comments on Facebook. The posts were compiled in a database by the Plain View Project and published this weekend by Injustice → Read More

People kick off holiday weekend in Philadelphia

The clear skies and warm temperatures Friday brought out many from their homes to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. They filled outdoor tables at restaurants on Market Street in Old City and hung out at a nearby beer garden. → Read More

Police: Man missing since October found dead in Delaware

Police in Delaware have made an arrest after a missing man was found dead this week. → Read More

Storms leave trail of damage across Delaware Valley

A fast-moving storm brought heavy rain and high winds to the Delaware Valley Friday evening, causing fallen trees, downed power lines, and commuting headaches. → Read More

Fourth death this school year devastates high school in Camden

The triple shooting in Camden early Sunday morning claimed the life of the fourth person with ties to Woodrow Wilson High School this academic year. → Read More