Amtrak says it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs that record the actions of train engineers.
The power outage left the building, at the corner of 18th and Walnut, without power, water, and most of its elevator service.
A full slate of tributes, memorial services and parades to honor those who served our nation are set for today in the region.
Can Roosevelt Boulevard, through Northeast Philadelphia, become a corridor that can safely meet the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and mass transit?
Members of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce listened as representatives of the group “World Meeting of Families Philadelphia” talked about regional opportunities growing out of the pope’s visit.
Philadelphia Planning Commission members were impressed by the detail and the commitment of the development group.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in New Hampshire testing the presidential waters and talking about the economy.
Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says the evaluation and budget process had been going on since January, and all those who will lose their jobs at the end of this academic year were notified yesterday.
Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia at the end of September. But he won’t be staying in Center City in one of the five-star hotels while he’s in town.
Students from Comly Elementary School, in Northeast Philadelphia, were among a select audience taking part in a “Live Connections” session at the World Café, in University City.
Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against the mother of a toddler who was found on the roof of a home in Frankford and a teenage girl whose baby was trying to crawl out of an apartment window onto the same roof.
Those planning for the pope’s two-day visit were stunned to learn recently that many pilgrims from the Southeast Asian nation already have made arrangements to make the trip.
Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families Philadephia, says she’s not surprised by the announcement. But she doesn’t believe it will affect attendance here.
It’s official: the World Meeting of Families organization is now recruiting thousands of volunteers to help with events surrounding the pope’s visit and a big family conference in Philadelphia at the end of September.
When Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia for two days at the end of September his pastoral mission will have a dual purpose.