Ultrarunning is not for the faint of heart — or legs — but that’s what hundreds of strong-willed souls will be doing in a 24-hour race ending at 10 on Sunday morning.
Police have called off their investigation into a possible makeshift graveyard for the homeless near New Jersey’s capital city after a two-day search turned up empty.
City officials have announced the results of a survey of the city’s homeless conducted this week.
Volunteers fanned out across the city before dawn, interviewing homeless people with the goal of getting the most vulnerable and sick off the streets and into permanent homes.
“If you go around some of our hotels in Center City, go around the Reading Terminal, you would see first-hand what it is I’m talking about,” councilman Frank DiCicco said.
On Wednesday, a bulldozer moved several truckloads of litter and debris off of the state-owned property on Linden Street right next to where several dozen homeless people have been camped since last year.
Reducing Atlantic City’s homeless population is a key element of a new effort to help the struggling casino resort get back on its feet after more than four years of plunging revenues, lost market share and layoffs.
Lang says free Sunday breakfast is a big draw, but not the only one, “this is a beautiful place to come, because they feed us breakfast on Sundays. They feed us three times a week.”
Legendary Flyers goalie Bernie Parent will act as honorary chairman next week at a special gala to benefit the homeless in Philadelphia.
So what would you do if you found nearly $1,500 in cash in an envelope lying on the ground? A homeless man in Chester County encountered that exact scenario and turned the money into police.
Today Chris discussed Pizza Wars in Upper Darby, a homeless man who found $1400 in West Chester and turned it into police and talked to Mike Walters from TMZ about Charlie Sheen.
Philadelphia and neighboring counties have declared a code blue in the face of these frigid temperatures.
A new report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness says the homeless population has grown in 31 of 50 states and at a fairly brisk pace.
A local organization that provides low-income and homeless children with the things they like and need is offering area families a chance to help with a fundraising event on Saturday.