Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Stuart Drobny knows where you live. Okay, so he doesn't actually know, but he can find out. As president of Stumar Investigations, the 46-year-old private investigator based in Norristown can obtain your address, phone number and where you walk your dog each morning, given the time. If you're on his list, and accused of committing a crime, he can have...
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The fight over Ardmore's future continues
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The U.S. Supreme Court is generally viewed as the final arbiter of disputes in the country. But the debate over whether municipalities such as Lower Merion Township can transfer property from one owner to another in the hopes of revitalizing a neighborhood and increasing its tax base - an issue the court ruled on just last month - is far...
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Zara Myers, JE Features
When Beth Reisboard looked into the eyes of an elderly diner at the Neuman Senior Center, it was "a validation of why I give my time and my support to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "She needed that lunch. Our eyes met as she wrapped a portion of it to take home for her dinner, and she said, 'Thank...
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Hill Bill Seeks to Boost Agency Security Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) earned the praise of Jewish groups last month after the Senate passed the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2006. The massive funding bill, which the Senate approved on July 14, contains $25 million earmarked for nonprofit agencies to improve their security. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and Specter...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
When she was 11 years old, Karen Staller often fell asleep when her mother dragged her to the movies. Most of the films they attended were geared toward adults; 1977's "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" was no exception. But upon leaving the theater after that particular picture, an excited Staller told her mother that she knew what she wanted to do...
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