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Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
SEPTA Strike Imminent: Reports

SEPTA Strike Imminent: Reports

Approximately 200 Regional Rail locomotive engineers have not reached an agreement with SEPTA and could strike as early as Oct. 12.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
Tranquil Weather Returns To End The Week

Tranquil Weather Returns To End The Week

Skies will be overcast early next week.

Philadelphia Hospitals Will No Longer Distribute Free Formula

All birthing hospitals in the city have stopped the practice of giving new mothers free formula.
I-495 Has Structural Issues, Will Be Closed Indefinitely

I-495 Has Structural Issues, Will Be Closed Indefinitely

The bridge, built in 1974, carries about 90,000 vehicles each day, DelDOT said. It last was inspected in 2012.
Italian Market Festival is This Weekend

Italian Market Festival is This Weekend

The event will be held this weekend on 9th Street in Philadelphia. It will feature more than 100 food vendors and live entertainment.
Bear Spotted Near Philly/Montco Border

Bear Spotted Near Philly/Montco Border

A conservation officer is searching the area for the bear.
Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced; Boy, 7, Took Heroin to School: Week in Review

Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced; Boy, 7, Took Heroin to School: Week in Review

A look at the top stories from across Patch sites in Pennsylvania.
It's a Jungle Up There: Philadelphia Zoo Set to Open Big Cat Crossing

It's a Jungle Up There: Philadelphia Zoo Set to Open Big Cat Crossing

The governor and his family were on hand to see the new exhibit, which the zoo said is unlike anything else in the world. It opens to the public on Saturday.
Scattered Power Outages Reported

Scattered Power Outages Reported

Check out our tips of what to do in the event of an outage.
Chance of Snow Tuesday Night

Chance of Snow Tuesday Night

A freeze watch is in effect for the region.
Union President: Odds of SEPTA Strike 'Very Good'

Union President: Odds of SEPTA Strike 'Very Good'

A strike would affect SEPTA bus, subway and trolley service.
Update: Chestnut Hill East Service Resumes

Update: Chestnut Hill East Service Resumes

There are downed wires in the area.
Enjoy that Steak! Meat-Eaters Healthier Than Vegetarians, Study Says

Enjoy that Steak! Meat-Eaters Healthier Than Vegetarians, Study Says

A study found that overall, vegetarians are less healthy than other dietary groups.
Report: Philadelphia Least Healthy County in Pa.

Report: Philadelphia Least Healthy County in Pa.

The healthiest county in Pennsylvania was Union, the report found.
Storm Will Hit South, East of Us

Storm Will Hit South, East of Us

Snowfall predictions for the area had been lowered.
Latest Models Show Higher Snowfall Totals

Latest Models Show Higher Snowfall Totals

Some areas will see up to 4 inches of snow, the National Weather Service says.