The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave two of its “Neighborhood Builders” awards, each accompanied by a $200,000 check, to Tech Impact and the People’s Emergency Center.
City Council members have reached what officials are calling an “historic” agreement to rein in a longstanding Philadelphia problem: how to dispose of tens of thousands of vacant properties and lots.
A central Pennsylvania second-grader has come up with a great idea for kids at his school: a buddy bench.
The panel convened to call attention to the issue also reinforced how hard it is to combat this type of crime.
This national day of giving back during the holiday season is gaining traction.
The city Art Commission has approved the design for a statue of the legendary boxer who was born in South Carolina but made Philadelphia his home.
Angel Ayala has never been a big fan of museums. Blind since birth, the high school student says the exhibits are so sight-dependent that he can’t enjoy them. But he’s making an exception for the Penn Museum, an archaeology and anthropology center that offers touch tours for the blind and visually impaired.
DJS Associates, based in Abington, will spend at least three days next week in Washington, DC, scanning the Lincoln Memorial.
Ruby can be quiet at first, but behind that shy exterior is a young girl bursting with talent.
Every year, there is a need for holiday cheer at Veterans Administration hospitals. No one wants to be in the hospital over the holidays. So a Clifton Heights woman has made it her tradition to bring Christmas to some of the people there.
The 12-hour Google Hangout event was like a telethon in your web browser.
The new affordable housing development is the nation’s first LEED-ND “plantinum” development, representing $48 million in federal tax credits and private investment.
To mark what is called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, area agencies are putting out their lists of some of the more dangerous roads for those age 65 and older.
December 28th is the date that the federal unemployment compensation program, started during the peak of the recession, is set to expire.
Tracey Jordan of Southwest Philadelphia (left) says auto shops are popping up all over that section of the city — on residential blocks.