Friday was May Day, International Workers Day. Fast food workers and a state senator marked the occasion in West Philadelphia, with a rally and march for a $15 minimum wage.
Dozens of people showed up for the event outside a McDonald’s restaurant at 40th and Walnut Streets, including Pennsylvania state senator Daylin Leach, who has introduced a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Donald (“Guy”) Generals has been an advocate for community college education for two decades. Now, he is hoping to push forward even more here.
A recent survey found the use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students tripled between 2013-and 2014.
The conference seeks to empower Latino students through institutional support and alternative ideas for bankrolling a college education.
Police say the woman was taken to Macy’s, in center city, by the caregiver who went shopping. She was found dead the next day in sub-freezing weather.
Among those who are joining the cause, at least temporarily, is Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite.
EBE Entertainment sits on Delaware Avenue across from Sugarhouse Casino.
Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.
US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.
First District city councilman Mark Squilla penned the open letter to all residents in states that recently passed so-called “religious freedom” laws, which critics say may invite discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The conference is titled “The Path of the Unaccompanied Minor” and looks at the legal and social responses to this dilemma.
Two Philadelphia have been indicted for defrauding the national food stamp program of more than $1 million.
The fire department says a rogue employee sold patient information to a theft ring in 2012, but the theft did not come to light until February of this year.
Camden Mayor Dana Redd is actively seeking teenagers and adults to fill positions in food service, and as site aides, supervisors and life guards.