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Orly Buday and Larry Foster

Orly Buday and Larry Foster

Orly Buday and Larry Foster, who live on East Mae Avenue in Southampton Township, N.J., had their home flooded for the third time in June since 2004. Now, they want the state's Blue Acres Buyout Program to take their house off their hands and escape future floods.

Terry Cassady's home on Lenape Trail: "It's like a war zone"

Terry Cassady's home on Lenape Trail: "It's like a war zone"

Terry Cassady, who lives on Lenape Trail along the Rancocas Creek in Southampton Township, N.J., had herhome flooded for the fourth time in June since 2004. Now, she wants the state's Blue Acres Buyout Program to take her house off her hands and escape future floods.

Giant's Heirloom Market opens in University City

Giant Food Stores’ Heirloom Market's second location opened today in University City. The store has kombucha on tap, more frozen pizza and grab-and-go meals, as well as the ability to accept payment from Drexel University’s ID cards.

'The Alchemist Jeweler': This Philadelphian made his made his own prosthetic thumb out of silver

Michael Manthey, 69, of Grays Ferry, has made some unusual objects during his time as a jeweler. That includes his own prosthetic thumb, complete with a manicured nail after he sawed the tip of his natural-born thumb off during a construction accident at a yoga studio 15 years ago.

Inside the Melrose Diner following Wednesday's fire

Melrose Diner in South Philadelphia was damaged by a fire Wednesday night. The diner's owner hopes to reopen next week.