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Recent articles by Jeff:

Report: Americans are giving less; Philadelphia charity feels the pain

If it seems a growing number of charities are trying to get your attention and donations, you may be right. → Read More

Shoppers flock to stores ahead of Thanksgiving

Seeing a packed parking lot outside Wegmans in Mt. Laurel, NJ Tuesday was about as surprising as seeing turkeys in shopping carts. → Read More

Suspect in custody after opening fire on Tuckerton, New Jersey officer

The suspect who opened fire on an officer in Tuckerton, New Jersey on Thursday has been taken into custody, according to Ocean County authorities. → Read More

Philadelphia community to express concerns over asbestos in schools during town hall meetings

Philadelphia parents will be allowed to sound off about their asbestos concerns at two area schools during an upcoming town hall meeting. → Read More

Students eat marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School: Philadelphia Police

Philadelphia police were notified after, investigators say, 15 students ate marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School. → Read More

Police investigating report cat was beaten to death by children in Darby, Pa.

Jamie Walls held back tears as she recalled the final moments of life for her family's beloved cat who she said was beaten to death by children in the neighborhood. → Read More

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