“Sales have been, let’s put it this way, way beyound our wildest expectations,” says David Yuengling, president of the ice cream division of the 185-year-old family-run brewery in Pottstville, Pa.
McCord promised to bring more funding to Philadelphia public schools, more equality to the criminal justice system, and more jobs.
Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez proposes upping the school district’s share from 55 percent to 60 percent, which she says would shift about $53 million per year from the city to the schools without raising taxes.
The “Philadelphia Fashion Incubator” is a yearlong designer-in-residence program that provides the participants workspace, guidance from industry professionals, and essential resources needed to run a business.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general is inviting consumers to file complaints with her office if they believe they have experienced abnormal and extreme increases in costs for electricity.
SEPTA has taken a beating in its ridership and budget because of the harsh winter weather the past two months.
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Besides serving on the executive committee of the Flower Show, Courtney Peterson is a jewelry vendor in the show Marketplace.
Plans by Comcast Corporation to build a second massive skyscraper in center city Philadelphia cleared some early hurdles in City Council, even as a church neighboring the site voiced some misgivings.
“Today we’re making 100 special deliveries to local charities and first responders across Philadelphia and surrounding communities,” said Tastykake president Paul Ridder.
This high-energy event was a warmup to the all-important step of filling out those free applications for federal student aid known as “FAFSA” — a financial lifeline to college for these largely impoverished students.
The Philadelphia Unemployment Project says the region will lose tens of thousands of additional jobs due to the expiration of federal unemployment benefits for those already jobless.
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!