Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons are being honored today for their recent performance in the Little League World Series with a parade down Broad Street.
Philadelphia native, Bishop Daniel Thomas, who was ordained a priest in 1985 by Cardinal John Krol, and a bishop in 2006 by Cardinal Justin Rigali, takes the reins of a diocese that covers 19 counties in northwestern Ohio.
And the city is encouraging everyone to come out and congratulate the Taney Dragons on their success.
The state attorney general’s office says it’s been happening all across Pennsylvania the past few weeks.
Rodeph Shalom rabbi Jill Maderer says 65-five-year-old Lee Stanley had deep ties to the synagogue and its activities. His father had been cantor there.
It’s a piece of the past that echoes today, given the current situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
A major PennDOT paving project begins tonight along the Roosevelt Boulevard and it could affect the morning commute for drivers for the next few months.
The spans carry Spring Garden Street over the Schuylkill Expressway, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail.
Environmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.
SEPTA launched the pilot subway service on weekend nights starting June 15th, with plans to evaluate the experiment by summer’s end.
A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city’s economy.
Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.
Elmer Yanes, 31, of the 1200 block of Lisa Drive, was committed to the Bucks County Prison in lieu of $1 million bail after being arraigned on charges of rape, aggravated indecent assault, and related offenses.
The new superior general of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools has strong ties to Philadelphia.
Three SEPTA police officers are now wearing body cameras attached to the microphones of their two-way radios as they patrol the transit system.