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Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health Awarded $1M State rant

ABINGTON >> There’s nothing like a $1 million shot in the arm to put smiles on the faces of the medical care professionals at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health. The hospital received a $1 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant toward renovation...

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$1.4M Grant to Redevelop Abington Intersection

ABINGTON >> When handed an oversized novelty check worth $1.4 million, sometimes it’s hard to know what to say. State Sen. Art Haywood, D-4, and state Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-153, presented the Abington Board of Commissioners with a much-awaited bequest Dec. 8. The...

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New Protocol Needed for Police Shootings

In the past few years several high-profile police-involved shootings have received national media attention and nationwide protests. In the wake of police shootings of African-American men in Tulsa, Okla., Charlotte, N.C., and elsewhere new protocols regarding...

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Investigative Article Spurs State Senators to Call for Action

Nearly a dozen state and local lawmakers Monday called for more money and staff to combat the "crisis" of childhood lead-poisoning in Philadelphia and elsewhere in the state. Several Philadelphia council members also said the city must enforce existing laws to crack...

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Public Officials Demand Action on Philly’s Lead-Paint Scourge

Nearly a dozen state and local lawmakers Monday called for more money and staff to combat the "crisis" of childhood lead-poisoning in Philadelphia and elsewhere in the state. Several Philadelphia council members also said the city must enforce existing laws to crack...

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Pa. Gives Abington Hospital $1 Million Renovation Grant

Abington - Jefferson Health received a $1 million state grant to help pay for a $3.1 million renovation of two floors of Abington Hospital's Widener building, state Sen. Art Haywood (D-Philadelphia/ Montgomery) said Friday. The grant was from the state's Redevelopment...

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