For some, it was déjà vu: the House passed a bill more than two months ago to authorize the cigarette tax for city schools, but then the bill got bogged down.
“It is our smartphones, it is Black Twitter, it is NetRoots, it is all of us,” said Temple University professor Chris Rabb. “It does not belong to one man, one person, one corporation, to one industry. It is ours.”
Shopping alert! Construction is officially underway on a new outlet center in South Jersey.
And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.
Meredith Dolan, the county’s human resources director, has been suspended indefinitely without pay and is not likely to return.
Advocates for those with intellectual disabilities testified that the language in Philadelphia’s laws and regulations needs to be modernized.
Volunteers were helping beautify Independence National Park on Saturday after the partial government shutdown left the area covered in leaves and debris.
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy battering the New Jersey coast, the Christie Administration has set up a schedule with the Army Corps of Engineers to strengthen beach defense systems for the next storm that hits.
Developers who wanted, but failed, to place a World Trade Center just off Penn’s Landing a few years ago are now apparently looking to take the proposal across the river to Camden.
Teachers marching in the Labor Day Parade on Monday said they’re willing to bend but not break.
One local educator wants the performers at this weekend’s Made in America festival to pitch-in to help Philadelphia’s cash-strapped schools system.
If you want to put your two cents in, you can go online and fill out a quick survey on what you think your town needs.
Police say it was just after 2 a.m. Saturday when they found a man in a car that had run off the road and crashed into a tree at 33rd and Girard Avenue.
The superintendent of Philadelphia’s troubled school system says he can’t open city schools next month without another $50 million in funding.
Firefighters at Engine 78 stand ready at Philadelphia International Airport in the event of an aircraft emergency similar to what happened in San Francisco.