Mayor Nutter today told stakeholders involved in youth violence prevention that they should commit to a long-term effort and not go for short-term fixes.
Council approved a bill that gives restaurants the option of using a separate dumpster just for food waste that would be turned into compost.
Lawmakers next month will consider a bill that revises the smoking ban to rule out any future waivers.
The district faces an $80-million deficit next year, but SRC chair Bill Green says adding five charters won’t break the budget because four of the schools would open in 2016.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
According to a new report released earlier this week, Philadelphia’s housing market is holding strong.
This week, Hadas tells us about a onetime Korean barbecue restaurant that’s finally found a new Philadelphia home, a new center city spot that’s using German subways as its theme, and what’s coming at the next Reading Terminal Market fundraiser.
The Gallery is set to undergo an overhaul and Wednesday was the last day for merchant’s who own kiosks to do business.
The ice is 6-8 inches thick along some parts of the Delaware, and that has prompted the US Coast Guard to take action.
Kevin Counihan, CEO of the federal health insurance marketplace, says it was a “blowout” weekend for enrollment, which he says helped push signups ten percent higher than projected.
Drag queens were first. Now, Native Americans have joined the chorus of complaints about Facebook’s “real names” policy enforcement.
The School Reform Commission tonight is deciding whether to approve any or all of the 39 applications for new charter schools in the city of Philadelphia.
The restaurant chain Saladworks has filed for bankruptcy but says its customers don’t have to worry.
A call to kill the deal to sell the bankrupt Revel Atlantic City to a Florida-based businessman remains in limbo after yet another court hearing in Camden. While a judge is expected to rule on Thursday, the developer is once again negotiating with the hotel-casino to salvage the transaction.
Security guards noticed water in Council chambers, on the fourth floor of City Hall, which maintenance workers traced to a burst pipe on the ninth floor.
After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!