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(Mayor Nutter, third from right, joins in a ribbon-cutting to officially reopen the city's Vietnam War memorial after a seven-year makeover.  Photo by Marcy Norton)

Philadelphia’s Vietnam Memorial Rededicated After Seven-Year Makeover

A ribbon-cutting on Memorial Day marked the official reopening of the Philadelphia memorial, which had fallen into disrepair after suffering years of vandalism.

05/25/2015

(Shai Gordon, right, was surprised and delighted to see her sister Schen home for the holidays from USAF training in California.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

More Than Just Academics As Philadelphia School Arranges a Sisters’ Reunion

Airman First Class Schen Gordon, 21, ran and embraced her sister, Shai, as staff and the entire senior class at the Charter High School for Architecure and Design cheered wildly.

12/19/2014

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Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban Overturned By Judge

A federal court judge had struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.

05/20/2014