Delaware Valley

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from 7am to 10am, "The Mutual Fund Show with Adam Bold" at 10am, and "Remember When" with Steve Ross and Jim Murray from 11pm to 1am. Then, between 1675 and 1725, thousands of Irish, Cornish, English and Welsh Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) plus many Germans sympathetic to Quaker ideas, led by William Penn, settled the Delaware Valley. This resulted in the formation of the General American culture, although, according to Fischer, this is really a "


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the term used to refer to the valley through which the Delaware River flows. In geology and geography, a strict sense of the term would incorporate the Delaware River's main drainage basin, so encompass major tributaries such as the Schuylkill River and Lehigh River and their valleys or sub-basins. These extensions also apply culturally with decreasing degree gradually decreased by proximal distance because the ease of land travel enables a great deal of daily interaction; for example, the large number of commuters which travel daily 45–90 minutes creates cultural blends and parallel values. However, this article discusses the economic region centered on the cities on the tidal part of the Delaware Valley, including the metropolitan areas centered on Philadelphia; Reading, Pennsylvania; Camden, New Jersey and Wilmington (Wilmington, Delaware), Delaware. It is roughly the Philadelphia–Reading–Camden–Wilmington, Pennsylvania–New Jersey–Delaware–Maryland (PA-NJ-DE-MD) Metropolitan Statistical Area (United States metropolitan area). The Delaware Valley as discussed here is composed of several counties in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey, one county in northern Delaware and one county in northeastern Maryland. The area has a population of over 6.1 million (as of the 2010 Census Bureau count). Philadelphia, being the region's major commercial, cultural, and industrial center, maintains a rather large sphere of influence that affects the counties that immediately surround it. The majority of the region's populace resides in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. As of March 2011, the Philadelphia–Reading–Camden–Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD


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*Westminster Theological Seminary *Widener University thumb right Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies (File:Fieldatthepark.jpg) Listing of the professional sports teams in the Delaware Valley * National Basketball Association (NBA) ** Philadelphia 76ers * Major League Baseball (MLB) ** Philadelphia Phillies * Minor League Baseball (MiLB) ** Lakewood BlueClaws


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, DE and Trenton, NJ. Southern New Jersey is also served by the Delaware River Port Authority's PATCO Hi-Speedline which is a hybrid subway and above-ground system. Taxis can be hailed in the major cities in the Delaware Valley including Philadelphia and Wilmington. For those adventurous enough to drive in these two large, car-congested cities, parking is scarce and roads can be hectic. Defensive driving is one's best bet in Philadelphia and Wilmington, as drivers are known to be both vocal


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parts of the present-day states of Delaware (History of Delaware), New Jersey (History of New Jersey), and Pennsylvania (History of Pennsylvania). New Sweden was incorporated into New Netherland in 1655 and ceased to be an official territory of the Realm of Sweden. However, many Swedish and Finnish colonists remained and were allowed some political and cultural autonomy. '''WIP-FM''' (94.1 FM (FM broadcasting)) — branded '''Sports Radio 94 WIP''' — is a commercial Sports radio


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, Arabs and Turks (Turkish people), Indians (Indian Americans) and Pakistanis, Israelis (while American Jews form a significant ethno-religious community), Hispanics (Hispanic and Latino Americans). Within the Hispanic population, the vast majority are Puerto Ricans (Stateside Puerto Ricans), though other groups include Dominicans (Dominican American) and Mexicans (Mexican American).


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The city is part of the Delaware Valley and the Greater New York City Combined Statistical Area (New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA CSA). Trenton is located in almost the exact geographic center of the state (the official geographic center is Due


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0 - 512 elevation_ft 0 - 1,680 Culturally, the '''Delaware Valley''' is taken by various commercial media and advertising venues to mean the '''Philadelphia metropolitan area''', but geographically, geologically, and historically


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of Brotherly Love and the Delaware Valley. The parent of this WikiProject is WikiProject Cities (Wikipedia:WikiProject Cities). The '''Great Valley School District''' is located in southeastern Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). It is in the Delaware Valley region known as the Main Line (Pennsylvania Main Line), in eastern Chester County (Chester County, Pennsylvania), and provides education for the residents of Charlestown (Charlestown Township, Pennsylvania), East Whiteland (East Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania), and Willistown (Willistown Township, Pennsylvania) townships, and the borough of Malvern (Malvern, Pennsylvania). The district is in the broad area named Great Valley. The '''Delaware Valley Mantarays''' were a semi-professional rugby league football team based in the Delaware Valley area of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The team played for seven seasons in the American National Rugby League (AMNRL), the United States' major competition, from 2000–2006. At the conclusion of the 2006 season (2006 AMNRL season) they merged with another AMNRL team in the Philadelphia area, the Philadelphia Fight. The team was based in the suburb of Media, Pennsylvania, and had an affiliation with the Media Rugby Football Club, a local rugby union club. Like the other clubs, in 2001 they started a team partnership with a club from Australia's National Rugby League (NRL), in this case the Parramatta Eels. With their members drawn from Media RFC, the team found some success on the field. In 2001 they played for the AMNRL championship, ultimately losing to the Glen Mills Bulls; this would be the club's only championship game. For the 2004 season they relocated to nearby Ridley Park (Ridley Park, Pennsylvania) to play at Catania Park, and changed their name to the Delaware Valley Mantarays after the Delaware Valley, the area surrounding Philadelphia. After the conclusion of the 2006 season (2006 AMNRL season), the Mantarays and the Philadelphia Fight announced they would be merging to establish a more competitive club the following year. right Pennsylvania in blue with Area Code 717 in red (Image:Area code 717.png) '''Area code 717''' is a telephone area code which serves south central Pennsylvania, used in the Harrisburg-Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)-York (York, Pennsylvania) metropolitan areas. 717 was one of the original area codes established in 1947, and originally covered the eastern half of the state except for the Delaware (Delaware Valley) and Lehigh (Lehigh Valley) valleys. The 717 area code was split on December 5, 1998, when the northeastern portion became area code 570. *Warrior News Team — produces news programs, including morning announcements. *Model United Nations - Methaction is one of two public schools in the Delaware Valley that has a Model UN team and competes at DELMUN, the other being from the Upper Perkiomen School District. *Key Club - Promotes community service as a branch of the Kiwanis Club. Activities include the annual March for Babies. city Trenton, New Jersey area Philadelphia (Delaware Valley), Central Jersey branding 94.5 PST '''Delaware County Community College''' is a two-year community college in the Philadelphia area (Delaware Valley). While it is based in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, it has two campuses, one of which is located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Additionally, there are three learning centers, and several professional development locations throughout Delaware and Chester counties. The main campus is located in Marple Township (Marple Township, Pennsylvania) and a branch campus is located in Downingtown (Downingtown, Pennsylvania). Other locations include the Southeast Center in Sharon Hill (Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania), the Exton Center in Exton (West Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania) and the Pennocks Bridge Campus in West Grove (West Grove, Pennsylvania). A new center in Upper Darby (Upper Darby, Pennsylvania) is opening in the summer of 2012. '''Cooper University Hospital''' is a provider of health services, medical education, and clinical research in southern New Jersey and the Delaware Valley, in the United States. The hospital is a clinical campus of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden, New Jersey and offers training programs for medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and allied health professionals in a variety of specialties. Every year, the WCU Poetry Conference gives out three Iris N. Spencer Poetry Awards, the most notable one being the nationally-competitive Donald Justice Poetry Prize. The other two are given to recognize local regional undergraduate work in the Delaware Valley of Pennsylvania. right Pennsylvania in blue with Area Codes 610 484 in red (Image:Area code 484.png) '''Area codes 610 and 484''' are telephone area codes which serve the eastern and southeastern regions of Pennsylvania. The area includes the cities of Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), and Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania), along with much of the Delaware Valley (including parts of West Philadelphia), including most of the Philadelphia Main Line. Created in anticipation of number exhaustion (Exhaust date) in the area code 215 (Area codes 215 and 267) serving the whole of southeast Pennsylvania, area code 610 was split off on the morning of January 8, 1994, with a year-long permissive dialing period ending on the morning of January 7, 1995. Bellcore Letter Number IL-93 01-001 Further growth in the region over the subsequent five years spurred the introduction of overlay plans in the Commonwealth, with area code 484 being overlaid upon 610 on June 5, 1999, along with the introduction of mandatory ten-digit dialing. "Area Codes in Southeast Pennsylvania", Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission In the Delaware Valley, snapper soup is fairly popular and available at many area diners. It is a heavy, brown soup that tastes a little like thick gravy. The famous Philadelphia restaurant Old Original Bookbinder's is known for their Snapper Soup, which can also be purchased in cans at supermarkets.


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of George II of Great Britain. Philadelphia In the Philadelphia area (Delaware Valley), another Kaiser Field station, WKBS Channel 48 (WKBS-TV (Philadelphia)), aired this program between 1976 and 1979 after the success the show had in Boston. Two of the most popular films included ''Attack of the Mushroom People (Matango)'' and ''Tourist Trap''. '''Edgewater Park Township''' is a Township (Township (New Jersey)) in Burlington County (Burlington County, New Jersey), New

Delaware Valley

Culturally, the '''Delaware Valley''' is taken by various commercial media and advertising venues to mean the '''Philadelphia metropolitan area''', but geographically, geologically, and historically the term used to refer to the valley through which the Delaware River flows. In geology and geography, a strict sense of the term would incorporate the Delaware River's main drainage basin, so encompass major tributaries such as the Schuylkill River and Lehigh River and their valleys or sub-basins. These extensions also apply culturally with decreasing degree gradually decreased by proximal distance because the ease of land travel enables a great deal of daily interaction; for example, the large number of commuters which travel daily 45–90 minutes creates cultural blends and parallel values.

However, this article discusses the economic region centered on the cities on the tidal part of the Delaware Valley, including the metropolitan areas centered on Philadelphia; Reading, Pennsylvania; Camden, New Jersey and Wilmington (Wilmington, Delaware), Delaware. It is roughly the Philadelphia–Reading–Camden–Wilmington, Pennsylvania–New Jersey–Delaware–Maryland (PA-NJ-DE-MD) Metropolitan Statistical Area (United States metropolitan area).

The Delaware Valley as discussed here is composed of several counties in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey, one county in northern Delaware and one county in northeastern Maryland. The area has a population of over 6.1 million (as of the 2010 Census Bureau count). Philadelphia, being the region's major commercial, cultural, and industrial center, maintains a rather large sphere of influence that affects the counties that immediately surround it. The majority of the region's populace resides in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

As of March 2011, the Philadelphia–Reading–Camden–Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro area populations (as of March 7, 2011), Business First, March 22, 2011. Annual Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area Estimates and is located towards the southern end of the Northeast megalopolis extending from Boston (Boston metropolitan area) to Washington, D.C. (Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area)

Based on commuter flows, the OMB also defines a wider labor market region that adds Berks County, Pennsylvania to the Philadelphia–Camden–Wilmington CSA bringing the total metropolitan population to 6.53 million.

Philadelphia's media ranks fourth, behind New York City (New York metropolitan area), Los Angeles (Greater Los Angeles area), and Chicago (Chicago metropolitan area), in Nielsen (Nielsen ratings) Media Market size rankings.

Such educational institutions as Delaware Valley Regional High School in Alexandria Township (Alexandria Township, New Jersey) and Delaware Valley College in Doylestown Township (Doylestown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania) are such examples of regional naming. Likewise, Frenchtown's (Frenchtown, New Jersey) now defunct newspaper The Delaware Valley News (The Hunterdon County Democrat) is another example of the usage.

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