With most flights cancelled Tuesday because of the blizzard forecast, Philadelphia International Airport was like a ghost town.
In a major victory for the Philadelphia public schoolteachers’ union, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that the School Reform Commission cannot cancel the teachers’ contract.
Penndot workers are on 12-hour shifts for this storm — first to pretreat the road surfaces with brine, and then to salt and plow.
The line stretched out of the ballroom of the Sheraton, around the corridor, wrapped around a spiral staircase and ended at the front door of the hotel.
A Philadelphia sports legend is auctioning some of his memorabilia collection to benefit his charity.
Teachers and support staff today voted 149-12 to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.
Staffers at the school will cast secret ballots to decide whether to be represented by the American Federation of Teachers.
“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.
Jim Cawley says the more he considered the job as CEO of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the more he viewed it as a continuation of his public service.
“People are losing their homes, they’re losing their vehicles, they’re not able to take care of their children,” says former Palmer staffer Sultan Ashley. “They don’t have medical coverage.”
The air cylinder that firefighter Joyce Craig was wearing when she was killed in the line of duty one month ago is being tested.
Year-end figures in New Jersey show an uptick in traffic deaths over 2013, with pedestrian fatalities responsible for the increase.
Gas is as cheap as it’s been in years, leaving many Philadelphia taxicab riders to wonder why cabs are still adding a fuel surcharge to each ride.
With the charter school’s closing, parents such as Elaine Williams of North Philadelphia turned out at school district headquarters to find a new school for her second-grader.
It’s a last-minute flurry of feathers as the eleven Fancy Brigades complete their extravagant pieces that will adorn their indoor performances on New Year’s Day.