These are therapy dogs of sorts for the caregivers who deal with high-stress situations every day and even experience the trauma of losing a patient from time to time.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held its first-ever “Senior Strut,” along Boathouse Row.
National leaders on mental health are meeting in Philadelphia beginning today to discuss ways to improve access to mental health treatment.
The SS United States could be headed for the scrap heap in a matter of weeks if the money to keep her afloat isn’t raised.
Mayor Nutter was served a sample meal along with Manna officials. The organization provides meals to those with serious illnesses who would have difficulty cooking for themselves.
“I promise you: you come to 20th and Snyder for Unity and Community, you can be broke and you will have a good time,” he says, chuckling.
Communities across the city of “brotherly love” showed affection for dads this Father’s Day Weekend.
Le Bec-Fin is closing it’s doors forever, and on Saturday night the restaurant served up their final dinner.
Members of the Service Employees International Union held the immigration reform rally Saturday afternoon in LOVE Park.
The second annual community fundraiser for ‘Brave Hearts For Strong Minds’ took place Saturday on the campus of La Salle University.
On Independence Mall, bystanders got a Flag Day surprise when members of the Fastrax Skydiving Team made a grand entrance from above, carrying gigantic American flags.
The “One Day at a Time” drug and alcohol recovery program has announced plans for an anti-violence and peace march next Saturday, June 22nd, along Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia.
When it’s time to retire your flag, officials say, bring it to the courthouse and deposit the flag in the box.
And the flag is only part of the celebration.
Northwest Victim Services provides support for nearly 3,500 crime victims every year. But tens of millions of dollars in cuts to the federal Victims of Crime Act fund have taken its toll.