The City of Philadelphia has increased the death toll from the latest heat wave to fifteen.
The death toll from the recent Delaware Valley heat wave has jumped to seven in the City of Philadelphia.
Peco spokesman Ben Armstrong says the utility broke a demand record for electricity that was sent in August of 2006.
Local dry cleaners who do their own work in-house are sweating the details in this heat wave.
While some of Philadelphia’s prisons have air conditioning, some of the biggest and oldest facilities do not. And that leaves both prisoners and corrections officers sweltering when temperatures reach into the 90s and above.
Bucks County officials say it’s unlikely the county will continue to participate in an energy program this summer that could have saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.
When we visited Peco headquarters to see how the power company is handling the strain, the atmosphere was cool and calm — and management was hoping it would stay that way.
The Internet can be a dangerous thing. Like when my boss sees a Japanese video explaining how to cool your hot car, and the boss says, ‘Go try that!’
Even a heat wave won’t keep some people from their workouts.
Summer schools run by the Philadelphia School District are dismissing early on Thursday and closing altogether on Friday because of the heat.
Bucks County officials are taking a second look at an energy program that could save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars after several complaints from county workers at the courthouse in Doylestown.
With another scorcher of a weekend putting getaway golfing plans in limbo, Jay has an idea to stay somewhat cooler, stay on the course, and save money, too.
The Delaware Valley is about to be baked in a weeklong heat wave, and a local automotive repair expert notes that the extreme heat is not only tough on people, it’s tough on cars.
Even three weeks before the start of summer, it sure feels like summer in Philadelphia!
Those who have to be out in Philadelphia’s warmer weather today say this first hot spell of the season has been tolerable.