The nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.
Swimming and playing in the Love Park fountain is not allowed, but those rules are loosely enforced on days like this.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is urging everyone to check in on older neighbors, friends, and family members.
It’s extremely important to be aware that the soaring temperature inside a parked car on even just a warm day can kill a pet in a matter of minutes.
If a dip in some cool water sounds refreshing to you, you’re not alone.
At the Center in the Park, a senior center in Germantown, it took less than 45 minutes for about a hundred box fans to get scooped up.
Some children in Philadelphia playing at a spray ground had the right idea about staying cool, but another at risk group is senior citizens, and there are many ways they can get help.
With our area in the grip of summer’s swelter, people were looking to cool off at the Jersey shore.
Once we reach the 90 mark tomorrow, this will officially be the fourth heat wave of the year, and it looks like it will run seven days this time, each one hotter than the last.
The Montgomery County Commissioner’s office has issued a Hot Weather Health Warning, or “Code Red,” for the county beginning at noon and ending at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Nyree Dardarian, who teaches at Drexel University’s Department of Nutrition Sciences, says minor adjustments to what we eat will improve our resistance to the heat.
Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.
As temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, Camden city officials were offering a number of options for people to beat the heat.
On a typical summer day, hundreds of children take part in PAL-sponsored baseball, tennis, and golf programs. But not when temperatures are approaching 100 degrees.
When the temperature exceeds 91 degrees, there is a city ordinance that says the horses need to be off the streets.