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(The empty lot that the Spring Garden Civic Association wants to turn into a dog run.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Plan For Gated, Leash-Optional Dog Park Divides Spring Garden Community

A community organization in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia wants to acquire a vacant lot and turn it into a private dog park.

03/26/2014

(credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Civil Service Considers Replacing Some Paramedics With EMTs

The city will propose a new deployment model for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. It wants to replace one of two paramedics on city ambulances with an EMT.

03/26/2014

Michael Resnick, Director of Public Safety. (photo by John McDevitt)

Phila. Firefighters Union Opposes City’s Proposed Deployment Model for Paramedics and EMTS

The city will propose a new deployment model for paramedics and emergency medical technicians. It wants to replace one of two paramedics on city ambulances with an EMT.

03/25/2014

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter was in Center City Saturday getting people to sign up. for a health plan through the Affordable Care Act. (credit: John McDevitt)

Nutter Joins Effort To Get Uninsured To Enroll For Health Plan Under Affordable Care Act

The effort was called Sign Up Saturday. Volunteers with the Get Covered America campaign were getting uninsured folks to enroll in a plan for affordable coverage.

03/22/2014

(Photo provided by Phila. PD)

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest In Center City Stabbing Incident

Police announced they have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing Thursday night on South Camac Street, near Chestnut.

03/21/2014

(The lot in North Philadelphia where the animal remains were found. Credit: CBS3)

New York State Man Fined in North Phila. Mutilated Animal Probe

A New York hunter has been cited by the Pennsylvania Game Commission following the discovery earlier this month of the mutilated remains of a bobcat in a vacant lot at 31st and Jefferson Streets in the Brewerytown section of North Philadelphia.

03/20/2014

(Developer Bart Blatstein, left, with entertainment promoter Larry Magid, right.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Noted Promoter Hired To Help Program Entertainment For Proposed ‘Provence’ Casino

Magid was hired by developer Bart Blatstein (left). “We are obviously going to go for the biggest names,” Magid (right) said.

03/19/2014

(Assistant US attorney Robert Reed addressing attendees of seminar on the impact of trauma and violence on the criminal justice system.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Phila. Forum Highlights Growing Incidence of PTSD in City’s Children

Post-traumatic stress disorder, “PTSD,” is a malady commonly associated with war veterans. But children living in Philadelphia’s most violent neighborhoods are showing signs of it, too.

03/18/2014

(Credit: John McDevitt)

After School Scrabble Clubs Match Up In Tournament

A Philadelphia non-profit organization dedicated to keeping kids safe, active and engaged after school hosted a scrabble tournament at the parkway central library today.

03/15/2014

(Matthew Wolfe.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Wolfe Seen As Likely GOP Nominee For Special City Council At-Large Election

Matthew Wolfe, a GOP ward leader in Philadelphia, says he is ready to run against the Democrats’ pick in the May special election for the City Council seat recently vacated by Bill Green.

03/13/2014

Jerry Sandusky’s Wife Thinks He Was Railroaded

The wife of the former assistant Penn State football coach and convicted child abuser maintains her husband is innocent of all charges.

03/12/2014

(Artist's rendering of new condominium high-rise planned for 5th & Walnut Streets.  Cupola of Independence Hall is at lower right, surrounded by scaffolding.)

Developer Hoping To Appease National Park Service With Condo Design For 5th & Walnut

Because of its proximity to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, the National Park Service is getting involved in the project.

03/11/2014

(Pa. rep. Ed Neilson, left, meets with Philadelphia Democratic committee people and their leader, US Rep. Bob Brady, right, at Democratic Committee headquarters, near 3rd and Spring Garden Streets.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Dems Pick Pa. Rep. Ed Neilson To Run For Bill Green’s Council Seat

State rep Ed Neilson (at lectern in photo) said he’ll look forward to being closer to his Northeast Philadelphia home and his family if he wins.

03/11/2014

Contestants Carla Ezell, (left) Jeff Martin (center) Valerie Martin (right) (credit: John McDevitt)

Hundreds Audition For Chance To Sing National Anthem At Phillies Game

Hundreds of Phillies fans took a swing Saturday at a chance to sing the National Anthem at an upcoming baseball game.

03/08/2014

(credit: Lana Weinstein)

Art Show Gives Local Students Opportunity To Showcase Their Work

In an age where art programs in schools are threatened because of budget woes, an art show is celebrating the work of nearly 300 students from Montgomery and Bucks counties.

03/08/2014

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