Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

The American Lung Association says that air quality in parts of Pennsylvania is getting better, but there's still plenty of room for improvement.

Monday, Apr 22, 2013

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Friday, Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

On Saturday, volunteers from the neighborhood were busy raking leaves, cutting trees and picking up trash along the incline behind Mifflin Elementary School. The cleanup was one of dozens taking place throughout...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

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Student With Special Needs Takes 37 Dates to Prom

Student With Special Needs Takes 37 Dates to Prom

Sam Lamar didn't just take one date to his prom on April 30, he showed up with 37. The 21-year-old student with special needs at Penn Cambria High School in Cresson, Pennsylvania, was also crowned prom

Philly Jesus 'Free at Last' After Apple Store Arrest

Philly Jesus 'Free at Last' After Apple Store Arrest

Philly Jesus spent 12 hours behind bars after Philadelphia Police say he refused to leave the Center City Apple Store after he says he was discriminated against.

NJ Convict Escapes Weeks Before Parole

NJ Convict Escapes Weeks Before Parole

An inmate escaped from a minimum security prison in New Jersey weeks before he was due for parole.

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Comcast NBCUniversal to Bring You Wawa Welcome America

Big changes are in store for Philadelphia's annual July 4 celebration, Wawa Welcome America!, including Comcast NBCUniversal taking over as the event's new broadcast partner, event organizers announced.

Murder Charges in SUV Shooting

Murder Charges in SUV Shooting

A 26-year-old man has been charged with shooting another man inside an SUV on his South Philadelphia neighborhood last week, police said.

When Billboards Attack: Christie Needs 'Help!'

When Billboards Attack: Christie Needs 'Help!'

Provocative billboard ads are attacking Gov. Chris Christie's allegiance to Donald Trump. The group behind the campaign don't plan on stopping.