President Obama is expected to announce today a major, national effort to help bolster the lives of young men of color. A Philadelphia non-profit will be part of the effort.
More than a 100 people came out to Wednesday night’s school board meeting. The vast majority came to support Mascio who’s been teaching here for 16 years.
Titled, Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now, the exhibit provides a contemporary, real world view of the world through the eyes of Native American people living, leading and thriving today.
Controller Alan Butkovitz says a random sample of 25 pieces found that half were either damaged, vandalized, could not be located or had other inventory issues.
AG Kathleen Kane is telling those with complaints to provide documentation on contracts, billing, and marketing practices. Her Bureau of Consumer Protection is trying to figure out if anyone has been overcharged.
Eight-year-old Desmond loves math and solving puzzles.
Besides serving on the executive committee of the Flower Show, Courtney Peterson is a jewelry vendor in the show Marketplace.
Helping families going through hard times is the mission of a charitable South Jersey couple. The couple jokingly calls their project Just Two Boring People, but the couple is serious about pulling together people for good.
When the hotel closed the restaurant last November, the mosaic, which was designed by local artist Richard Watson and composed of a million small tiles, was destined for the dumpster.
“Today we’re making 100 special deliveries to local charities and first responders across Philadelphia and surrounding communities,” said Tastykake president Paul Ridder.
The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.
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.
But members of Philadelphia City Council found no easy answers.
County officials are now urging businesses to apply for federal assistance through the county web site.
The John C. Anderson Apartments, at 249 South 13th Street, “officially” opened on Monday, but LGBT seniors actually started living here in January.
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!