President Obama comes to town this afternoon to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf with just two days until election day. Doors open at 4 p.m. for the rally in North Philadelphia.
The Penn Museum in University City will once again host the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration this weekend.
It has now been two years since Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey, causing a path of destruction from which many are still recovering. For hundreds of residents of Atlantic County, the wait to go home continues.
SEPTA Riders are a little nervous after hearing the news about the potential for a strike.
PennDOT’s Gene Blaum says the 36 salt sheds around the region are receiving deliveries with the aim of filling them up by the time the first snowfall hits the area.
Justice Seamus McCaffery, caught in a porn e-mail scandal, is accusing the court’s chief justice, Ron Castille, of trying to use the scandal to take him down.
A Philadelphia-based theology professor says the bishops, , despite their statement about welcoming gays, aren’t proposing any change in Catholic doctrine on homosexuality at this time.
“He ends up being wounded and he has to swim six miles to get to the coast of Portugal,” says Brother Edward Sheehy.
With less than a month to the election, the GOP faithful rallied behind Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett late Thursday afternoon at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne.
It’s not a presidential election year, but in the commonwealth voters will be going to the polls on November 4 to elect candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, the state House and Senate, and for U.S. Congress.
Yanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. “My ‘big’ is important to me because I don’t have any brothers or sisters,” she said, “so it was nice to have that attention.”
While the report contains about three dozen recommendations for the city to consider going forward, the largest is splitting up L&I’s functions and placing more emphasis on safety and accountability.
Brother Richard Kestler, West Catholic Prep’s president, says his team and coaches, were invited to share the new field, outfitted with artificial turf, with their Drexel neighbors.
Physical education teacher William Barber, 38, is charged with having sex with the fifteen-year-old girl inside his office on September 12th.
Ryan Manion Borek, president of the Travis Manion Foundation, says the memorial’s centerpiece will be a 20-foot section of steel I-beam from the rubble of the World Trade Center.