Bandita Sharma-Dahal, an immigration attorney, says her heart is breaking for her home country but is relieved to know her own family is safe.
The new show, running at the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the decades-long career of celebrity and fashion photographer Richard Avedon.
Philadelphia’s pothole epidemic dominated discussion at a City Council hearing this past week.
At the tenth annual Greater Philadelphia Sea Perch Challenge, hundreds of spectators in the bleachers were cheering on their favorite competitors as they maneuvered their robots through obstacle courses and a simulated recovery mission.
If you find yourself a constant feast for mosquitoes during the summer, you’ll want to read this.
Councilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag.
If you’re thinking of tying the knot and are looking for a memorable, small-scale ceremony, how about a nautical nuptials?
Clean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Penn Environment, and the Sierra Club made their selection based on a questionnaire the candidates were asked to fill out.
It’s on a much smaller scale, but bicycles can now be rented with a smartphone app along two biking trails in Montgomery County.
Part of the asphalt playground at the Nebinger Elementary School has been transformed into a rain garden.
“We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner,” David Perri said at today’s dedication.
Since the 1970s, Penndot has allowed Philadelphia’s mayor and City Council to regulate billboards along state highways, but Penndot officials now fear that federal highway dollars are at risk without their direct oversight.
It is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and an area environmental leader is reflecting on the strides made in protecting the planet through the years along with the major issues like climate change that still need to be addressed.
Philadelphia is one of five cities to test out a high-tech bench that allows the public to participate in the measurement of air quality and weather information.
One of the PUC’s recommendations would be to increase PGW’s “distribution system improvement charge,” which is billed to customers, above the current five-percent cap.