Sunscreen Dispensers Being Installed Throughout PhiladelphiaAbout 20 sunscreen dispensers are now being installed along Kelly Drive, at City Hall, at city pools and parks, and at Citizens Bank Park.
Stretch Of Route 70 In Cherry Hill Gets Long-Awaited ResurfacingA $9-million resurfacing is underway along Route 70 through the Erlton section of Cherry Hill.
Italian Artist Gets Permanent Recognition In Old CityA second historical marker now stands outside St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Old City, alerting visitors to the significant art inside.
SEPTA Taking Another Step Toward Driving Transit Riders To New Fare SystemStarting June 1, SEPTA will stop selling paper magnetic-stripe weekly and monthly TransPasses at its transit sales offices and at cashiers' booths.
Philly School District Will Not Dock Pay Of Teachers Who Took Part In May Day ProtestThe district had considered docking the teachers' May Day pay, saying no more than 10% of the staff at any one school was allowed off without prior permission.
Palestinian Professor Refuses Second Invitation To Speak At Friends' Central SchoolLast week, right after firing the two teachers who invited a Palestinian professor to address a student club in February, Friends' Central School in Wynnewood invited Sa'ed Atshan again.
City Council Tries To Gauge How Close Philadelphia Teachers Are To New ContractCity Council members had little luck on Wednesday in their effort to gauge progress in the long-running negotiations between the Philadelphia teachers union and the school district.
Newly Formed Coalition Aims To Fix Aging Philadelphia School BuildingsThe coalition called the Philly Healthy Schools Initiative is calling on the School District of Philadelphia to step-up maintenance of its buildings, which are an average of more than 65 years old.
Phillies Beer Vendor No Longer Channels Marlon Brando After Beer SwitchA once-familiar sales pitch is missing from the stands at Citizens Bank Park this season.
Beer Sales Decision Leads To Culture Change In Stands For Phillies FansA once-familiar sales pitch is missing from the stands at Citizens Bank Park this season.
Man Who Reportedly Lunged At Officers Shot Dead By Police in KingsessingDetectives say an officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who tried to attack police overnight in Southwest Philadelphia.
Friends' Central School Fires Teachers Suspended Over Guest SpeakerTwo Friends' Central teachers suspended after they invited a Palestinian speaker to the Quaker school have now been fired.