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.

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.

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.

The place is a godsend: "Special-needs equipment is extremely expensive - sometimes you can’t afford it."

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

The place is a godsend: "Special-needs equipment is extremely expensive - sometimes you can’t afford it."
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She lost her brother in Iraq. To heal, Ryan Manion’s co-written a book with two war widows.

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UpSide Classic: A Germantown Academy student received a Sports Illustrated for Kids’ ‘Good Sport Award’

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As a baby, he was abandoned next to a dumpster. Now he’s a millionaire helping the world.

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At a Philly public school, blind children finally have a fantastic place to play

“When it opened, they just ran. This just takes away barriers of exclusion. It’s inclusive, and that’s so great.”

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South Philly’s ‘Band of Brothers’ soldiers are forever young in new memorial site

“In history, we talk about General Patton, General Eisenhower, Alexander the Great. In reality, war is won or lost by the regular men.”

She founded Girls Who Brunch after overcoming a table full of adversity

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Haverford has the oldest high school radio station in the country

WHHS-FM is one of only a few high school stations in the region, and the glue that keeps graduates connected to the current students.

Oh, mama! At Einstein, 14 obstetrics staffers gave birth in 2019 and three more are due

And three more are on the way. Was something in the water?

Dad’s lessons on generosity include a mysterious hunk of beef

A writer learns of his dad's legacy of giving and remembers a meaty story from his youth.

“Flight shaming" and other ways teens surprise us when we least expect it

Don't assume that teenagers are only thinking about themselves; many have thoughts that can change the world.

Crickets! Why are these young Americans so passionate about the sport of their parents?

A new generation of kids looks to cricket, a sport more popular in their parents' homeland than the U.S. -- for now.

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