A North Philadelphia organization known for community development is kicking off its 25th anniversary celebration with a day of Jazz on Cecil B. Moore Avenue next week.
Kevin McClain, the brother of murdered jogger Constance McClain-Murray, is a longtime employee of the Parking Authority.
Dozens of volunteers and professional archeologists have been working side by side in Haddonfield, NJ, to uncover pieces of history from more than two centuries ago.
The Ray of Hope Project brings in strong, healthy volunteers to fight what the group’s head calls an “uphill battle” in Kensington.
That’s the sobering conclusion of a groundbreaking study out of Johns Hopkins University that followed nearly 800 kids over 25 years.
The groom, Pierre Freeman, has an inoperable brain tumor, diagnosed in 2008.
“It’s amazing how a plastic card can really change a lot,” says immigration rights worker Maria Sotomayor, recalling her own victory in obtaining a driver’s license.
“We’re trying to work together to put the ‘nice’ back in the town,” says Majeedah Rashid, CEO of the Nicetown Community Development Corporation.
There’s more bad news for AC, and nearby Wilmington didn’t fare well either.
Today marks the second day of the Philadelphia Police Department’s Senior Safety Expo.
The number of rallies, marches and vigils are adding up as community members react to recent homicides that claimed the lives of young children in North and South Philadelphia. Repeated acts of violence are taking their toll.
“This has been a rough year,” said Nora Solo at a church service in South Philadelphia. “The children died in the fire, and then Ebola is going on.”
Environmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.
“Human milk can be the difference between life and death,” says Dr. Diane Spatz, director of lactation at CHOP.
Eighteen-year-old Bethany Burgess was among 400 student workers at the “Work Ready Expo,” showcasing what she learned during her summer employment.
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!