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Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

The record-breaking effort ran from Feb. 23 through March 8.
Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

How did your favorite rank?
For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

Check out these items Patch readers recently posted on our Buy | Sell | Trade announcement board.
Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Main Line Health’s announcement that it will no longer hire smokers hit a nerve with some readers.
Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Starting May 1, those who use tobacco or nicotine products will no longer be eligible to work for the company. Current employees who smoke will have to pay more for health care going forward
70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

The shipping company welcomed the safe drivers to its Circle of Honor.
Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

GM has recalled 780,000 vehicles because of a defect that has caused 22 crashes and six fatalities.
Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Financial information of up to 70,000 customers was compromised during the hacking incident.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
USDA Suspends Catelli Brothers for Alleged Animal Abuses

USDA Suspends Catelli Brothers for Alleged Animal Abuses

Videos taken at a slaughterhouse belonging to the South Jersey-based business allegedly revealed inhumane treatment of its veal calves.
Now Hiring: PNC, Tires Plus and More

Now Hiring: PNC, Tires Plus and More

A look at some local job opportunities recently posted near Springfield.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)