Parents, educators, and staff have recently questioned the leadership abilities of Dr. Natalie Thomas, who took over the district 18 months ago.
City officials will be all ears tonight the Free Library, as Philadelphia residents get a chance to weigh in on their vision for a new Love Park.
Despite the plea for delay from the mother of a woman killed in the 2013 Market Street building collapse, the proposed charter change got City Council committee approval.
Templeton Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and La Salle University professor, Ed Turzanski, spoke with WPHT morning show host Chris Stigall about the report.
Pennsylvania’s governor-elect, Tom Wolf, plans to use his own money to rent office space for state police security officers while they are guarding him at his private residence, a transition team spokesman said this week.
City officials seem stumped, so to speak, over how to keep up with the growing number of city-owned trees that need to be pruned or removed.
“People were calling and saying, ‘What are we going to do?’ ” noted state representative Vanessa Brown (D-Phila., at lectern).
Today, they brought their complaints to the doorsteps of the Pennsylvania attorney general and the School Reform Commission.
There was strong Republican backlash Monday as the Democrat-led committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal released a preliminary report.
Drivers needed cash today at Philadelphia parking kiosks, which refused to take credit or debit card payments.
Dan Fraley, the county’s director of veterans affairs, says it’s time to tighten up the federal “Stolen Valor” law, which makes it a crime for someone to claim, for financial gain, that they were awarded any of nearly a dozen medals or decorations.
The failure of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s ambitious plan to sell PGW marks a new low in relations between Nutter and members of City Council. But the mayor insists he’ll be able to get things done in 2015, his final year in office, and rejects the label “lame duck.”
During his remarks made in Calgary, he referred to what he calls a “North American model” for the rest of the world to emulate.
The cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Pittsburgh, along with several state legislators have challenged in Commonwealth Court the law that allows the National Rifle Association to sue any municipality that passes gun control measures stricter than state law.
The new headquarters will be located on the site of a former Sears store on Admiral Wilson Boulevard, a site now controlled by Campbell’s Soup Co.