Phila. School Reform Commission Gets New Chair, New Member Former Philadelphia city councilman Bill Green is now officially the chairman of the School Reform Commission.
Pa. Senate Confirms Green, Jimenez To School Reform CommissionThe state senate approved the nominations of City Councilman Bill Green to be SRC chair, and Farah Jimenez to be an SRC member.
Corbett Sidesteps Philly Protests For SRC AnnouncementAs expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett filled two seats on the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
Corbett To Tap Green To Head SRCThe 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.
Source: Gov. Corbett Plans To Name Councilman Green To Head The SRCKYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
Philadelphia Advocacy Group Readies Holiday Gifts For Homeless ClientsThe People's Emergency Center gathered goodies donated from Citizens Bank employees for this year's annual "Stockings of Love" program.
Phillies Brighten the Season for West Philadelphia Homeless Families The visit to the People's Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.
Two Philadelphia Service Organizations Get $200,000 GrantsThe 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.
Big Plans In The Works To Revitalize Lower Lancaster AvenueDozens 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.
Analysis: What Comes After The Inauguration?The inaugural fever is raging in Washington, but what about the mission that follows the big party?
Local Bank Employees Provide Holiday Gifts For West Philadelphia Homelessvolunteers 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.