His top issue: returning the Philadelphia school district to local governance.
In-kind donations have poured in to help the displaced victims of the fire that killed four young children last Saturday, but the current focus is on money for funerals and resettlement expenses.
The bill passed by the state senate would make it felony to accept cash gifts over $250. Under $250, it would be a misdemeanor.
But a spokesman for the senate majority leader says the fact that a hearing was held does not indicate a groundswell of support for medical marijuana in the state senate.
The “Navigating Life after 50 Expo” was designed to bring those who provide services to senior citizens to the folks they serve.
That’s a controversial technique to reverse a gay or lesbian child’s sexual orientation.
Anthony Williams, 52, was arrested Tuesday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact.
Charter operators and district officials gathered at Boys’ Latin Charter School, in West Philadelphia, to join in the push for city and state money to fill the district’s $304-million budget gap.
A bill dubbed Pennsylvania’s version of the “Dream Act” is being introduced in the state legislature.
Pennsylvania Prison Society executive director William DiMascio says the program had been highly successful over the past four years helping ex-offender fathers get training, jobs, and access to social services that helped them take care of their families.
Shlomo Molla (at left in photo) was born in an impoverished Jewish village in Ethiopia.
A number of community leaders spoke at a press conference Friday afternoon to respond to the gun violence that has plagued the Point Breeze and Grays Ferry section of the city since mid-September.
Where was Superintendent Arlene Ackerman? She was not at Wednesday’s School Reform Commission meeting, amid reports that the SRC wants her out.
Teachers are under fire in a lot of places but they were feelin’ the love at a Tuesday night award ceremony in Philadelphia where 66 public high school teachers received the Lindbach Award.
New Castle County police say they have arrested a man and a woman on drug charges following a monthlong investigation.