In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.
She’s only 12, but she is making a difference in her community by gathering donated books for kids who don’t have anything at home to read.
The founder of the Institute for the Development of African-American Youth lost his eyesight to glaucoma at age 14. But the Trinidad-born scholar says his mother didn’t let his disability stop him.
Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?
On the Schuylkill River this week, heroism and heartbreak. A rowing crew rescued one man but couldn’t save a second, who drowned when his car plunged into the murky water.
Do you know what a data broker is? Chances are you don’t. But data brokers know a lot about you.
In this week’s Angie’s List report, Jim Donovan explains why you should probably pay closer attention to your water heater.
Before 2012 can disappear from our memory banks, how about a look back at the year’s most gratifying moviegoing experiences?
The law enforcement community in Montgomery County, Pa. was devastated this year when Plymouth Township police officer Bradley Fox was gunned down while chasing a suspect.
The story was not only one of the biggest in 2012 nationally but also had lasting repercussions on Penn State University and several of its top officials.
In this report we take a look at how Philadelphia and the suburbs weathered the superstorm.
Governor Chris Christie’s proposal got a warm reception at Rowan, but the opposition at Rutgers-Camden was strong.
Since Tom Corbett became governor, polls showed that many Pennsylvania voters questioned why Penn State pedophile Jerry Sandusky wasn’t arrested sooner, while Corbett was running the Sandusky investigation.
Hurricane Sandy hammered parts of New Jersey and New York in late October.
The trial evidence — a lot of it from the church’s own secret files — exposed sins committed over a period of decades by supposed men of God.