Officials say most low-income families can’t afford the rent in Center City.
Philadelphia’s archbishop is in Rome for planning sessions for the World Meeting of Families event, scheduled for next September in Philadelphia.
The newborn baby of a pregnant mother who was shot and killed in Philadelphia’s Frankford section has died, police say.
There was a standing ovation from library, civic, and community leaders as Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation delivered the news.
Organizers Of Philadelphia’s Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade And Festival Invite Entire Community To Take Part
Joanna Otero-Cruz, executive director of El Concilio, says this year’s parade will feature some 1,500 participants.
Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood says 25-year-old Darren Brown is being held in lieu of $40,000 bail, charged with loitering and prowling at night, and indecent exposure.
Dr. Michael Solon was in his ninth year as principal at Bradford Heights Elementary School when, at the age of 50, he died suddenly over the weekend.
The Willingboro Township, New Jersey councilman who stirred community controversy with an attempt to rename the former JFK High School in honor of President Barrack Obama says he hasn’t given up on the idea of recognizing the sitting president.
Fast food workers demanding a $15-per-hour minimum wage marched down Broad Street, blocking traffic and chanting, eventually converging on a McDonald’s at Broad and Arch.
US District Court judge Joel Slomsky sent 26-year-old Rashaad McIntyre to jail for 22 years.
PGW says gas rates will dip about 7% for residential heating customers between now and November 30th because of the lower price the utility is paying for natural gas.
Head Of Philadelphia Pastors Network Encourages Spiritual Leaders To Speak Out On Controversial Issues
On this Labor Day holiday, the head of the Philadelphia based American Pastors Network is troubled by a trend – Pastors unwilling to speak out on controversial issues from the pulpit.
Just days before the Sept. 2 opening of schools, the Camden School District is joining forces with the Center for Family Services in the Landing Square neighborhood to give parents more resources to help their children.
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.