Women Against Abuse Kick Off Annual iPledge Campaign, Launch New InitiativesOn Thursday, Women Against Abuse kicked off its annual iPledge campaign, launching two new initiatives designed to create a more effective response to abuse.
Minority, Women-Run Businesses Get Inside Scoop On Landing Major Contracts In PhiladelphiaWith the Democratic National Convention coming to Philadelphia next year, there's a renewed effort to get minority and women-run small businesses access to decision makers on city contracts.
City's One Book, One Philadelphia Selection AnnouncedThe Free Library announced its 2016 book selection and the focus is the Civil War.
1950s Convent Reopens As Housing For Chronically Ill Homeless Men And WomenOn the heels of the Pope's visit from Pope Francis, a ribbon cutting today in Northeast Philadelphia for a converted convent that will now provide housing for city's most vulnerable.
Victims' Rights Advocate To Represent Families Of Murder Victims During Pope's Visit To PrisonShe's hoping for something special for the many others grieving.
Hundreds Of Black Catholics Come Together For 2-Day Revival To Kick Off WMOFThe two nights include praise dancers, non-Catholic preachers and, for the first time, a 115 voice choir.
'AMOR' Statue Installed At Top Of Art Museum Steps To Welcome Pope FrancisThe six-foot high aluminum sculpture sits atop the art museum steps, looking down the Ben Franklin Parkway, with bright red letters that say "AMOR."
Homeless Families Set Up "Tent City" In North Phila.; Hope Papal Visit Raises Awareness"These kids need a home. They need food, they need clothes, they need diapers," says Maria Fuentes, with tears in her eyes.
Philly Police To Debut Harley Davidson Police Road Motorcycles During Papal Visit WeekendThe Philadelphia Police Department received a gift Wednesday that will make its debut during the Papal weekend.
Camden Charter School Cuts Ribbon On State Of The Art FacilityThe LEAP Academy University Charter School is cutting the ribbon today on the historic Wilson Building on Cooper Street in Camden. It's been transformed it into a state of the art facility.
Advocates Demand Closure Of Berks County Detention Center That Houses Immigrants Seeking AsylumA group of immigrant advocates held a protest outside of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services on Monday, demanding that the Pennsylvania DHS shut down a Berks Detention Center that houses refugees.
Crews Clean Up From Massive Water Main Break In Hunting ParkThe 48-inch main ruptured around 8 p.m. Saturday at Hunting Park Avenue and Westmoreland Street near the old Tastykake factory in the Hunting Park section of the city.