New App Allows SEPTA Riders To Share Security Tips With PoliceSEPTA has a new smartphone app called "SEPTA Transit Watch" that allows riders not only to text, but to send transit police photos or video of crimes or safety issues, anonymously if they wish.
Federal Appeals Court Says 'No' To Halting Margate Dune Construction ProjectA federal appeals court has denied the town's motion to suspend the dune building project along the shoreline.
22 Philly Public Schools To Receive New Full-Time Social WorkersThe School Reform Commission on Thursday is expected to approve putting social workers directly in those schools.
Invasive Insect Poses Threat To Fruit Trees, Grape VinesState officials are still trying to develop an effective way to stop it the spotted lantern fly.
Fight Over Fees: Federal Judge Rules Lawsuit Against Comcast Can ProceedComcast is being sued over what lawyers call a "massive bait-and-switch scheme."
Residents Benefiting From City's Housing Preservation ProgramA city program that keeps low-income residents in their homes is starting to bear fruit.
Doylestown Sewer System Project Will Cost Hundreds Of Homeowners Big Bucks250-plus home owners will have to split the about $8.5 million cost for the new sewer line, a price tag of about $34,000 for each home.
Comcast's Broadband Program For Low-Income Households Continues To ExpandComcast says more people are now taking advantage of its internet service for low-income households.
City Officials Turn To Behavioral Science To Improve Government ServicesThe entire city is potentially the petri dish for "GovlabPHL," an effort to improve government by experimenting with different messages, processes, provisions.
Odunde Festival Founder Lois Fernandez Dies At Age 81The founder of an annual African-American cultural festival that's regarded as a Philadelphia institution has died. Lois Fernandez was 81.
Philly Nonprofit Provides Fun-Filled Day Out Of Hospital For Children With Severe IllnessesThe event was organized by the non-profit The Casey Cares Foundation
Young Philly Students Learn To Build Cars At CCP Summer CampA summer camp giving city kids a crash course in automotive engineering as they learn to be the tech leaders of tomorrow.