“We’re going to have approximately 26 tables where people will be able to come over and get information, get counseling,” says council president Darrell Clarke.
Dozens were on hand at the historic Hawthorne Hall to mark the beginning of “Make Your Mark,” a community driven effort to revitalize lower Lancaster Avenue.
She says, the natural increase when the number of birth outpaces the number of deaths has been the main driver of population growth for nearly 200 years.
“The debate as to whether to buy food or to heat the house should not be a debate, in my opinion,” says Nadia Ouazzi.
The Hardy Williams Education Fund awarded scholarships to six students in Philadelphia interested in careers in government, law or social action.
The city was expecting about 1,000 people to show up, but about three times that number were standing in a line that wrapped around the Municipal Services Building, across from City Hall.
Hundreds of minority homebuyers in Philadelphia are being notified that they’ll soon get a piece of a multi-million dollar predatory lending settlement from Wells Fargo.
Forty-seven people, representing 29 countries, stood to take the oath of citizenship, renouncing allegiance to their former homelands, embracing America as their own.
Every year, anywhere from dozens to hundreds of cyclists gather at the foot of the Philadelphia Art Museum to remember the riders killed and many injured in the past year.
It’s been 28 years to the day since the City of Philadelphia dropped explosives on the MOVE headquarters on Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia that set fire to an entire residential block.
Oshunbumi Fernandez spends her days and nights focused on tending the legacy planted by her mother, Lois, 38 years ago.
Located on Union Avenue in Yeadon, the historic club has for decades served as a symbol of black economic power, but more recently has become the poster child for a changing economy.
Mayor Michael Nutter signed a groundbreaking bill today, making Philadelphia one of the friendliest cities when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered rights.
“There’ll be more events this year than we ever had before,” says Tom Corcoran, president of the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation.
It’s been one month since 29-year-old Malisha Jessie was shot twice in the head in the Tioga section of Philadelphia and left dead in the street, and no one has come forward with information.
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