Kickstarter users search for the secret to being chosen 'Staff Pick'

NEW YORK - Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that.

Nonprofits examine effects of online crowdfunding on traditional giving campaigns

Crowdfunding - where lots of people give small donations online to various projects or social ventures - may be competition for traditional charitable organizations.

Elsie Reid

...married and moved to Philadelphia where Elsie taught high school science while pursuing an MA in Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Beginning a family, Elsie chose to be home with their four children, taking on leadership positions in...

Ripe for reform

Honestly, where's the accountability?

Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

COLUMBIA - Three former South Carolina governors are pushing for high school students to take the same test that immigrants must pass to become a U.S. citizen.

Hall of Fame basketball coach, beloved broadcaster Jack Ramsay dies at 89

MIAMI - Jack Ramsay, a Hall of Fame coach before becoming one of the NBA's most-respected broadcasters, has died following a long battle with cancer. He was 89.

Planning ahead will keep your new puppy safe

We bought food bowls, borrowed a crate and dusted off baby gates. But soon after we adopted our 13-week-old puppy, we discovered the house really wasn't ready.

Crossword creator marks 100th birthday with puzzle

PHILADELPHIA - What is a nine-letter word for a significant event? Try "milestone." Longtime crossword constructor Bernice Gordon recently marked two big ones: She turned 100 on Jan.

The Artside: Morris Gala to offer first look at Bartlett's art

When the Morris Museum of Art presents its 21st gala on Friday, March 7, patrons will have the first look at a grand selection of Bo Bartlett's paintings, along with an exhibit of works by his wife, Betsy Eby.

Doctor makes stage-door visits on Broadway

...actor, "but I think everybody did at some point," he said with a laugh.) He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and was in private practice in Sacramento, Calif.He made a comfortable life for himself but grew tired...