‘Hands on a Hardbody’ wins over crowd

Friday, May 6, 2016
By Shannon Reardon

“Last man with his hands on the truck, wins it,” said character Mike Ferris, played by DCCC student Clark Smith.

“Hands on a Hardbody,” a musical focusing on 10 individuals competing to take home a brand new truck, was performed by DCCC students and alumni on the Marple Campus April 12 to April 23.

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Latinos overcome barriers to succeed

Friday, May 6, 2016
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By Michael Blanche

“Lazy,” “dirty,” “uneducated,” “job taker,” “illegal.”

Those words do not describe the Latino population in America, a hard working, vastly intelligent, compassionate, and imperative part of America’s success in the future.

Yet, Latino immigrants are often judged harshly by people that do not take the time to look at them as equals, because they were born in another country.

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StrEAT festival feeds Manayunk

Friday, May 6, 2016
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By Shannon Adams

More than 50 food trucks lined Main Street in Manayunk to feed about 3,000 people attending the StrEAT Food Festival, according to Philadelphia police.

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. people roamed up and down the blocked off blacktop, trying their taste buds at the various foods which ranged from savory gourmet BBQ to sweet, fluffed desserts.

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30 years after Chernobyl, hard lessons still being learned

Friday, May 6, 2016

By Jared Stonesifer

Beaver County Times, Pa.


It’s been 30 years since the worst nuclear disaster in history, an accident the United Nations called “the greatest environmental catastrophe in the history of humanity.”

It’s not hard to see the ramifications of the nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl despite three decades having passed. Ukrainian officials recently touted the installation of a steel arch that will block radiation emissions from the site for the next 100 years.

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Davidson joins Gov. Wolf at medical marijuana bill signing

Friday, May 6, 2016

State Rep. Margo Davidson, D-Delaware, joined Gov.

Tom Wolf, state legislators and advocates at a ceremony and press conference for the signing of the medical marijuana bill into law.

Davidson said the new law will improve the quality of life for patients and their families by helping them to avoid relieving their pain by narcotics and becoming addicted to drugs such as heroin.

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