As we look forward to the beginning of the Jewish High Holidays Sunday night, I want to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating the New Year. This is a joyful time for millions of people around the world. But Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are also (more...)
September is “Saving for College Month” and Pennsylvania families can take advantage of a special offer from the college savings program offered by the state, according to state Sen. Mike Stack. Families who open a new Guaranteed Savings Plan account online through the Pennsylvania 529 College (more...)
Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with the first and largest contemporary online synagogue: OurJewishCommunity.org.
According to CNN News, "a West Nile virus epidemic has prompted a public health emergency in Dallas County, Texas, where the disease has killed nine people.
State Sen. Mike Stack joined officials from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University Health System to mark the merger of the two health systems during a celebration at the cancer center. Fox Chase, a formerly independent facility located on Cottman Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, is (more...)
The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) recently announced its proposal to seek rate changes, beginning October 1, 2012, to maintain the City’s top-quality water, alleviate flooding, meet regulatory requirements and improve the quality of local rivers and streams. Even with the proposed additional rates, PWD’s water and sewer charges (more...)
State Sens. Mike Stack and Robert Tomlinson have secured $3 million in state funding for an expansion project at Aria Health-Torresdale in Northeast Philadelphia. The lawmakers presented the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funds to the hospital at a news conference. The Emergency Department construction project at Aria’s Torresdale campus will (more...)
Following the NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State University, which includes a hefty fine, state Sen. Mike Stack today called for more openness and transparency at colleges and universities that received state support. “As Penn State continues to feel the fallout from the sex abuse scandal, it (more...)
By Charlene Porter
Staff WriterThe Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reports that 34.2 million people worldwide were living with HIV in 2011, while a decline in the rate of new infections has slowed the spread of the disease. UNAIDS released its latest findings about the scope and (more...)
Red Sea Star Bar First underwater bar, restaurant and observatory 'Red Sea Star Bar': The bar of the Red Sea Star differs in its essence from any other bar in Eilat, Israel. The floor of the Red Sea Star is made of real sand covered by a transparent epoxy layer. The chairs (more...)
On June 14th, Ambassador McFaul together with the Wine Institute of California and the U.S. Meat Export Federation hosted a summer wine and beef promotion at the Ambassador’s residence, Spaso House. Over 200 guests representing Moscow’s food and beverage industry tasted wines from nine Russian importers (more...)