A South Philadelphia non-profit that brings art to underserved communities is gearing up for its 30-day Celebration of Black Writing Festival and the event kicks off in less than a week.
With less than a dozen events remaining in Jazz Appreciation month — this weekend is expected to bring the noise.
Room 116 of City Hall was standing-room-only for the launch of the new series.
The National Liberty Museum, in Old City, rolled out the red carpet for three students who submitted the winning essays and video speeches marking the 50th anniversary of the historic march.
The Choice is Yours is a 13-month program that gives nonviolent drug offenders an alternative to incarceration.
Federal prosecutors, the mayor and Philadelphia police officials met with more than a dozen community leaders Monday in the second roundtable discussion on community policing.
When Valerie Crabbe and Larry Harris got married, they already had six kids between them and decided to adopt two more. They now run a foundation to help foster kids.
A Southwest Philadelphia non-profit that helps ex-offenders re-enter society announced it’s teaming up with more than a dozen companies.
“Generosity is contagious, and it’s the most enjoyable way to live,” says Brad Leach, head pastor of City Life Church, which provided a free lunch for officers of the Third Police District.
Caretakers Of Abandoned Quadriplegic Man: “All Of This Seemed Very Quickly To Us To Be Out Of Character.”
They called the man’s doctor, his aunt and police for help, to no avail. Then three days later a man found Norman lying in the woods, weak, but alive.
Philadelphia police lieutenant John Walker says officials want to figure out the quality of care previously provided to the young man and what agencies have been involved in overseeing his case.
Justin Barnabei passed away last April, after his second bout with acute lymphoblastic leukemia became too much to bear.
Two suspects involved in the November 2013 murder of former Community College of Philadelphia basketball player in North Philadelphia pleaded guilty to murder this week.
Singer Billie Holiday was born 100 years ago today, in West Philadelphia.
Rhonda Willingham founded MenzFit, a nonprofit group that helps men dress for success and get jobs.