Former Philadelphia city councilman Bill Green is now officially the chairman of the School Reform Commission.
The state senate approved the nominations of City Councilman Bill Green to be SRC chair, and Farah Jimenez to be an SRC member.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett filled two seats on the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
The Philadelphia School Reform Commission should soon be back to full strength. KYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
KYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
The People’s Emergency Center gathered goodies donated from Citizens Bank employees for this year’s annual “Stockings of Love” program.
The visit to the People’s Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave two of its “Neighborhood Builders” awards, each accompanied by a $200,000 check, to Tech Impact and the People’s Emergency Center.
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.
The inaugural fever is raging in Washington, but what about the mission that follows the big party?
volunteers dressed in green aprons and Santa hats carried boxes filled with “Stockings of Love” stuffed with small toys, games, and other goodies for children and women who live at or are served by the People’s Emergency Shelter, on North 39th Street near Lancaster Avenue.