Daycare Advocates Fuming as Phila. Moves Toward Modification of Zoning RulesPhiladelphia's new zoning code -- which took effect two years ago -- changed the way that some daycare centers get city approval. One councilman urged a return to the former process.
Another Try: Pa. House Committee Approves Phila. Cigarette Tax for SchoolsFor 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.
Dozens Rally Outside Comcast Over Proposed Merger and Net Neutrality"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."
Groundbreaking Held For New Outlet Mall in Blackwood, NJShopping alert! Construction is officially underway on a new outlet center in South Jersey.
Nutter Promises City Review Of This Year's [Expletive Deleted] 'Welcome America' ConcertAnd he says the city will try to make next year's "Welcome America" concert a bit more G-rated.
Bucks County's H.R. Director Suspended in Wake of Health Insurance DebacleMeredith Dolan, the county’s human resources director, has been suspended indefinitely without pay and is not likely to return.
Lawmakers Move To Strike 'Mental Retardation' Language From Phila. LawsAdvocates for those with intellectual disabilities testified that the language in Philadelphia's laws and regulations needs to be modernized.
Local Volunteers Help National Parks Recover From Government ShutdownVolunteers were helping beautify Independence National Park on Saturday after the partial government shutdown left the area covered in leaves and debris.
New Jersey, Army Team Up To Protect Against Future Storm DamageAs 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.
Renewed Talk About Putting World Trade Center Near Delaware RiverfrontDevelopers 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 Vent As Contract Talks Continue With Philadelphia School DistrictTeachers marching in the Labor Day Parade on Monday said they're willing to bend but not break.
Local Educator Asks ‘Made In America’ Performers To Help Philadelphia SchoolsOne local educator wants the performers at this weekend's Made in America festival to pitch-in to help Philadelphia's cash-strapped schools system.