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(Weccacoe Playground, in 2013.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Founder’s Descendants Weigh In On Cemetery Discovered Beneath Queen Village Playground

Planning continues for renovating Weccacoe Playground while preserving an African-American cemetery beneath it. Descendants of the cemetery’s founder recently came forward with their ideas.

12/16/2013

(Mayor Nutter checks the weather as he emerges from the US Courthouse in center city Philadelphia, where he testified about the city's feeding ban.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Mayor Nutter Appears In Federal Court, Defending Homeless Feeding Ban

The ban is being challenged on constitutional grounds by religious groups who feed the homeless in center city Philadelphia parks.

07/10/2012