We should keep healthy routines but try to break bad habits

We all have habits. The trick is to develop the virtuous ones and diminish the ones that are vices.

We should keep healthy routines but try to break bad habits

We all have habits. The trick is to develop the virtuous ones and diminish the ones that are vices.

Time is money at this Phoenixville ‘bank’

For the first time, the nonprofit Phoenixville Area Time Bank will have its own office.

Time is money at this Phoenixville ‘bank’

For the first time, the nonprofit Phoenixville Area Time Bank will have its own office.

In welding, a trade dominated by white men, she’s blazing a path forward

“I’m a Loch Ness right now,” she said of being a black woman in welding.

In welding, a trade dominated by white men, she’s blazing a path forward

“I’m a Loch Ness right now,” she said of being a black woman in welding.
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”The family lore was that a nurse had dropped him on his head and he died.” But he has been alive for 73 years.

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On surgical missions overseas, Philly team sees it all — including cats in the O.R.

The work starts a year out, gathering equipment and obtaining permissions. During the trip, surgeons will operate on 60 to 70 patients.

Their tote bags sold out at Aerie — proving what people with disabilities can do

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Taco shop’s give-a-coat, take-a-coat policy helps those in need during cold months

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UpSide Classic: Cops good deeds embraced by Philadelphia school kids

The officer provided Thanksgiving dinner and boxes of Valentine's candy for every student.

Last chance to catch Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibit is this weekend

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Traffic cops issued candy bars, not citations, during holiday grace period

“When you work in traffic enforcement, there aren’t a lot of opportunities for positive interaction."

This Philadelphia business has created a wearable panic button to protect hotel workers from sexual assault

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He’s back, cool cats! WRTI jazz DJ Bob Perkins returns to the airwaves after a stroke

"People say, ‘You ought to give it up, man, go retire somewhere.’ Why? I’m the only one that’s doing this thing on regular radio, and I enjoy very much what I’m doing, and the feedback that I get from people who enjoy it. Maybe it’s one of the high points in their life."

Kids learn more when they choose their interests

When kids are in the driver's seat of their education, they are better learners than when they are only passively involved.

Dansko’s ‘ugly chic’ clogs made them millions. Can their tropical farm do the same?

Husband and wife Peter Kjellerup and Mandy Cabot, founders of the famous Chester County-based clog company Dansko, officially retired from the $100 million company last January to pursue their next venture.

This store’s medical equipment is second-hand. But its customer service is first class.

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