Federal funding for highway and transit projects is stuck in neutral due to Congressional gridlock but there’s another infrastructure issue that affects us where we live.
Philadelphia is already the unofficial home for the Army-Navy football game.
Philly native Pat Yeardly has dug into a massive trove of information he’d collected for a long-abandoned book project about that star-crossed Phillies squad and transferred it to Twitter.
Community leaders held a press conference this week to announce the second annual Hands Across Philadelphia march, which is scheduled for next Saturday. Scores of groups will join hands to stop violence in the city.
It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.
Medical professionals in Bucks County say the film has a compelling message designed to get people to look at food labels and how much sugar they consume and make better choices when they go shopping.
Thousands made their way to Parx Casino in Bensalem Saturday evening to watch the 35th running of the Pennsylvania Derby.
Franklin Fountain celebrated their ten-year anniversary Saturday.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is helping gardeners make the transition from summer to fall.
A popular South Street restaurant held its 6th annual Oktoberfest celebration Saturday.
Police say seven students were injured Saturday in an accident involving two school buses in Medford, Burlington County.
Philadelphia police say a Harrisburg lobbyist has been arrested on rape charges.
This year’s grand marshal is boxing champ Bernard Hopkins, who is blown away by tens of thousands of people who showed up and honored to be a part of the event.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.21, down 6 cents from last week. That’s also lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.43.
The gates opened at 10am at Parx Race Track in Bensalem for the Pennsylvania Derby, and thousands of people turned out to see Kentucky Derby winner, California Chrome, in his state debut.
Animals at the Philadelphia Zoo have their own ways of dealing with the heat. But taking a dip in the pool is still the most popular way for both humans and our four-legged friends.