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Part of Hammerstein property could be converted into museum

Hammerstein Center appeals zoning decision

The grandson of Oscar Hammerstein is appealing the Doylestown Zoning Board's rejection of plans for a museum honoring the legendary lyricist

Quakertown woman gets stuck after climbing tree to escape

Quakertown woman gets stuck after climbing tree to escape coyotes

A Pennsylvania hiker was stuck in a tree for nearly five hours after trying to escape from coyotes in a wooded area of southern New Jersey

SEPTA regional rail train

SEPTA to hold online lottery for papal visit rail passes

People hoping to make the papal pilgrimage to Philadelphia via SEPTA's regional rail system will have to rely on the luck of the draw.

Philadelphia skyline


Philadelphia officials still mum on pope visit transportation plans

Two months before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, city officials are still mum on plans for getting around while he's in town.

Tubers rescued from Delaware River

Tubers rescued hours after being reported missing

Six tubers were rescued safely from the Delaware River after being reported missing Sunday night.

U S Marine returns home to Chester County

Chester County Marine welcomed home, meets daughter for first time

It was an emotional day for a Chester County Marine who returned from a tour of duty to meet the newest member of his family.

Man allegedly held another captive, threatened to shoot police

A Lansdale man was arrested Friday after he allegedly held his mother's husband captive and threatened to shoot any police officers who arrived to assist.


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  • 1984 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

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    On this day: July 28

    Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.

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