“This is not something we get every day, ” said fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers at the presentation of a check for $59,110 from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
Books are not only windows to a new world, but a powerful mental exercise that is especially effective with the pre-Kindergarten crowd.
School children get first dibs on Wednesday, seeing the replica of George Washington’s oval headquarters tent at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
Eagles’ tight end Brent Celek coached the “Eagles” side of the room, and Pennsylvania state treasurer Rob McCord the “Cowboys,” as both teams of students were tested with questions about the world of money.
As the holiday shopping season begins, there’s a new perspective on the relationship each of us has with companies.
Change is coming to South Philadelphia’s iconic 9th Street Italian Market, now to be managed by the market’s merchants.
The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center has a temporary exhibit showing the “water footprint” of a traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Jermaine and Jeffrey, two pit-bull-Laborador-mix littermates, have a special bond.
The shots that killed President Kennedy 50 years ago tomorrow changed the nation in many profound ways. One was that television became the go-to place for news.
As we look at this area’s connection to the assassination of President Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago Friday, we look back on a piece of the story that almost got away.
In South Jersey, one of the best known uses of the name “Kennedy” is the Kennedy Health System.
As we approach the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, there’s a place in Philadelphia you can go to relive the event.
Developer Bart Blatstein described the 9th Street Marketplace, saying, “This is a 40,000 square foot, $20 million shopping center at 9th and Girard.”
Developer Bart Blatstein, one of the remaining applicants for Philadelphia’s second casino license, says this week’s withdrawal of Wynn’s application removes what Blatstein calls a “distraction.”
The $35 million project, to be completed in 2016, will move the business school out of the current building and into a new one up the street.