Scores of former players from a now defunct youth athletic team from North Philadelphia reunited this weekend to say thank you to the man who founded the group more than 45 years ago.
The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops.
The bones of thousands of men and women were buried beneath the a plot of land adjacent to the Queen Lane Apartments stood.
Contractors are making final preparations for the implosion of the Queen Lane Apartment building in Germantown Saturday morning.
The machines record ballot selections electronically, but do not produce a paper record of each vote.
The machines are called direct recording electronic, or DRE, and with a press of a button or turn of a wheel voters can choose the next governor or congressman, with choice recorded directly into the machine’s memory. Advocates says there’s a problem.
The practice is called “Seize and Seal,” and it allows the Philadelphia DA’s office to get an order from a judge to seize a home that is linked to alleged drug activity.
“There really is a difference when teens take driver education,” says Jenny Robinson, a spokesperson with AAA Mid-Atlantic. “Driver education reduces crashes by 4.3% and convictions by nearly 40%.”
It was a range of emotions among immigrant families after hearing that President Obama will delay executive action on immigration reform.
“The purpose of the march is to project a feeling of protection and respect inside the community and the school system,” says House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah.
Corporations and community groups are fast becoming an indispensable asset to the schools by helping to fill the budget gaps.
You’ve probably seen or heard the advertisements for Virtua’s “quad sparing” knee replacement surgery on TV, radio, or online. “He’s off his walker,” explains an actress portraying his wife.
The tragic death of three Council Rock sophomores last weekend poses the question — what are the rules for teen driving?
Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.
Universal Audenried Charter High School kicked off its first day of school Tuesday with an extra $2.7 million dollars in its coffers over the next three years — thanks to a federal school improvement grant designed to help transform education through innovation.