DNC Host Committee Offers Interactive Festival Celebrating Political HistoryThe Democratic National Convention Host Committee has unveiled most of the details of PoliticalFest. That's sort of the Hard Rock Cafe of politics, with memorabilia from past elections and interactive displays.
Philadelphia About To Lose Iconic Piece Of Street ArtA famous Girl Scout mural at Broad and Callowhill Streets will soon be covered up by new construction.
Summer Learning Program Encourages Students To Explore Wonders Of ScienceScience in the Summer is a free, enrichment program for elementary students. It has more than 150,000 alumni to date.
Atlantic City Council President Wants To Shrink Size Of City CouncilAtlantic City's been told to pare down the size and cost of its government, or risk a state takeover this fall.
Philadelphia Church To Host Training Sessions, Special Event For DNC ProtestorsSome local clergy members say they won't be leading protests during the Democratic National Convention -- but they want to support them with training and networking.
Prison Replacing Graterford Is Cause For Concern From Jewish CommunityGraterford Prison is to be replaced by the new SCI Phoenix within the next six to nine months. But members of the Jewish community are concerned a synagogue in the old prison won’t have a place in the new facility.
Pennsylvania Senate Tweaks House Budget BillThe Pennsylvania House and Senate have now both passed a bill authorizing a new state budget.
FBI Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Armed Serial Bank RobberHe’s dubbed the “Straw-Hat Bandit,” and the FBI says he’s behind at least ten bank robberies in Bucks and Montgomery Counties over the past four years. Now, they’re asking for the public’s help in tracking him down.
Pair Of Ursinus Students Have Summer Job That Is Out Of This WorldA couple of students from Ursinus College in Montgomery County are literally changing the landscape on Mars -- all in the name of science.
A Shampoo Bottle That's Good To The Last DropYou spend plenty of money on shampoo, liquid soap, and laundry detergent -- so why shouldn't you be able to use every last drop as easily as the first? Researchers have come up with a solution for that frustration.
Thousands Of Philadelphia Homeowners Could Get Higher Tax BillSome 23,000 Philadelphia homeowners will see an increase in their 2017 tax bill, because of a citywide reassessment of land values. That's the finding of the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative.
Nonprofit Set To Reveal Strategic Plan For North Broad StreetThe Community Development Corporation that took over North Broad Street last year will reveal its strategic plan on Tuesday.