Univ. Of Pennsylvania Women's Rowing Team Member Wins Rhodes ScholarshipThis year's recipients of Rhodes Scholarships were recently announced. One of the 32 students chosen from the United States is from the University of Pennsylvania.
Utility Tax Stance Hitting Dozens Of NJ Towns In The WalletAt issue is something called the Business Personal Property Tax which, in Verizon's view, need not be paid once the utility no longer provides landline service to just over half of any town.
New Documentary Captures Life Of Local Jazz MusicianThe documentary tells the story of the Norristown native and bassist Jaco Pastorius, from his early days in South Florida, to his rise to stardom with the group Weather Report in the 70's. During his career he became one of the most innovative players on the instrument.
New Program Encourages Local Shopping On Small Business Saturday"It's a day to really celebrate the small businesses in your neighborhood, or in your community," says Kevin Moran with the Fairmount CDC.
Philly Pops Present Annual 'Christmas Spectacular'Michael Krajewski, music director and conductor of the Philly Pops talked about the event.
Holiday Shopping With Tibetan FlairWhile most people flock to the malls or big box stores on Black Friday, some made their way to Rittenhouse Square for the annual Tibetan Bazaar. Not only can you find a good deal, but it's also the only place in the city where you can find an authentic Tibetan meal
Black Friday Shopping Underway At Christmas Village In Love ParkThe Village is open through the last Sunday in December.
Philadelphia Zoo's Baby Red Pandas Have Been NamedA pair of baby red pandas at the Philadelphia Zoo have been named after two of the city's most famous residents: Betsy and Benjamin.
Santa Arrives In Center City Aboard The Market-Frankford ElSanta Claus arrived in Center City Friday. But he was using a different form of transportation.
Report: More Than $1 Billion Spent Shopping Online On ThanksgivingSales tracker ‘Abode’ estimates more than one billion dollars was spent online yesterday.
Cops: 1 Dead In Fiery Crash On Atlantic City ExpresswayNo word on the identity of the driver.
Caught On Video: 2 Wanted In Alleged Gunpoint Robbery Of Chinese RestaurantAuthorities say around 10:45 p.m. on November 11, two males, one armed with a handgun, entered the restaurant on the 600 block of North Broad Street, while a third male acted as a lookout.