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Superintendent Dr. William Hite has said 1,300 layoff notices would go out August 15 without money from the cigarette tax. He says a cash advance from the state doesn’t solve the district’s $81 million deficit.
A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for practicing Christianity landed this afternoon at Philadelphia International Airport on her way to her new home in the United States.
The victim told the court that Mark Citron helped her through a difficult time in her life when she was 17 but began touching her inappropriately.
The “Roadmap for Growth for Philadelphia: 2015-2020″ campaign will be tailored around the city’s most recent demographic and economic trends, according to Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Rob Wonderling.
The $2-per-pack tax, if passed by the state legislature, was expected to provide about $45 million in funding for the School District of Philadelphia.
The two-year, $5-million renovation doubles the agency’s capacity to house teenage mothers, while providing support services such as job training and parenting classes.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie pleaded with legislators in a special session to pass a bail reform package immediately.
Rep. Mike Vereb (R-Montgomery County) confirms that supporters of a $2-per-pack city cigarette tax to raise funds for Philadelphia schools are having trouble rounding up enough votes to pass it in the House.
A new federal law allows individual states to set their own number of fundraiser exemptions for junk food sold in schools. Pennsylvania and a handful of other states have done so.
Commissioner Ramsey has long wanted the ability to rotate officers out of the department’s narcotics and Internal Affairs units, but such moves had been prohibited by the city’s contract with the police union.
Authorities arrested Thanh Nguyen, a Penndot contractor since 2009, and Robert Slamon, a state inspector whom prosecutors say was bribed by Nguyen to look the other way.
A new Greek “taverna” in Radnor, a hangout for Temple University students in North Philadelphia, and a promotional event for Sugarhouse Casino are on this week’s “What’s Cooking” agenda.
A room with a view can dramatically enhance a summer getaway splurge. Here are some ideas on where to look.
A much sought after summer getaway splurge is the room with a view.
The viewing for 53-year-old Theresa Hunt was held at the John Stretch Funeral Home in Havertown.