The rapid disintegration of Atlantic City’s casino market might be an early indicator of what could happen in other parts of the country that have too many casinos.
“We have over 140 show cars, lining five blocks of East Passyunk Avenue,” notes Renee Gilinger, executive director of the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District.
The state Department of Labor and Industry reported Friday that June’s labor force dropped by 28,000 to 6.4 million.
KYW Newsradio social media editor Melony Roy reports daily on what’s trending around the region and the world.
“Now that the Obama administration has approved it, every oil company under the sun will look to explore for oil off the Atlantic coast,” says Cindy Zipf of Clean Ocean Action.
Pro- and anti-immigration advocates shared sidewalk space outside the Mexican consulate for Philadelphia, near Independence Hall.
“This is another attempt to circumvent the collective bargaining process by the mayor,” says District Council 33 president Pete Matthews. “It’s not up to the courts to resolve a collective bargaining agreement. It’s up to the mayor to sit down and work this out fairly.”
A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.
You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.
It’s not just a question of safety and security, Obama says. He sees it as a matter of keeping the country competitive with the rest of the world.
Management normally writes a check, but they decided to change things up this year and add an element of fun with a food shopping competition.
Work is underway on a $14-million project to relocate the turnpike’s Plymouth Meeting maintenance facility to the eastbound side of the toll road.
Volunteers from the carpenters’ union and five builders are donating time, helping Habitat for Humanity complete the homes in three days.
The new rule comes in the wake of last year’s building collapse on Market Street that killed six people.
Gross gaming revenues were down just under 2-point-9 percent in the fiscal year just ended.
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!