The report, by the Policy Lab at Children’s Hospital, says 17 percent of Philadelphia school students have been involved with DHS or the juvenile justice system, and 20 percent of those in high schools.
Clinton took no questions from the press, arriving just before noon in the library’s government publications room to sign her book, titled “Hard Choices.”
Park manager Eric Ihlein (second from left) says the $4.7-million renovation finished last fall.
The conference brings together academics and government drug policy officials to examine prescription drug abuse among college students.
Mayor Michael Nutter has named a new Fire Commissioner to replace Lloyd Ayers, who is retiring after 40 years in the department.
Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.
The fire started around 11pm in the basement of the diner, on Cuthbert Boulevard. The first floor reporedly collapsed into the basement.
Students at West Philadelphia High erupted in cheers as Heidi Hamels announced the $8,700 grant to their school, one of six new Hamels Foundation gifts — totaling $51,000 — to area schools.
The School Reform Commission has decided to defy the city charter and not pass a budget for next year on time.
Phillies fans are being asked to bring food to the ballpark on Saturday, to help kick off the team’s drive to help the anti-hunger group “Philabundance.”
The $10,000 grant from the law firm of White and Williams will buy Chromebook laptops for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at the Chester A. Arthur School, at 20th and Catharine Streets.
It’s a victory in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for the School District of Philadelphia in its dispute with the Walter D. Palmer Charter School.
On this day, technician Karl Solmssen was cleaning Einar Jonsson’s statue of Viking explorer Thorfinn Karlsefni, along Boathouse Row.
Starting next week, the pain of the ongoing PATCO track rehab project will spread to drivers who use the Ben Franklin Bridge.
The holiday ritual of driving back from the Jersey shore may be a little smoother, thanks to a widening project on the Atlantic City Expressway.