Lewis Katz, 72, died on Saturday night when a private jet carrying Katz and six others, crashed in Massachusetts.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven.
On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members, including radio and TV sportscaster Howard Eskin.
The so-called “Unity Breakfast,” hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.
Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party is attacking Governor Corbett for his efforts to enact a transportation funding bill supported by many Democrats, including former Governor Ed Rendell.
Earlier this week a delegation of top Democratic politicians led by former Governor Ed Rendell were advocating Philly as the host city for the convention.
Philadelphia’s most influential politicians, labor leaders, and others held a strategy session at the Union League, as city Democrats make their pitch to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Hanger, who served as former governor Ed Rendell’s environmental protection secretary, says the popularity of another fellow Rendell cabinet member, Tom Wolf, is the reason he is forced to quit.
Law and Society Week covers a wide variety of topics such as the death penalty and cyber security, and will feature a number of guests at different events held at the school this week.
The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s latest denial that he had knowledge of the lane closures to the George Washington Bridge, the revelation that software for healthcare.gov was developed in Belarus, and the resignation of New Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews.
House Republicans laid out their principles for immigration reform Thursday. At the same time, Governor Ed Rendell led a discussion on how those reforms could impact the state.
A “Citizenship Challenge” essay contest for area fourth and fifth graders asked whether the Constitutional requirement that the US president must be a “natural born” citizen should remain or go.
The mission of the Rendell Center is to promote civic education and engagement.
Jack, Bobby and Ted Kennedy kicked around the idea of buying the Philadelphia Eagles in 1962, according to the series “The Untold NFL History of That Day in Dallas.”