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.
After a year of slashing activities, counselors and nurses, the School Reform Commission defied the city charter in May by refusing to approve a budget that would require even more spending cuts.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of gas in the five-county Philadelphia-area is $2.65 a gallon.
The annual Cold Weather Survey shows 23,213 households without electric or gas heat this season, compared to 19,653 in Pennsylvania last year.
The owner of a former gas station in Narberth wants to keep the property in the family. But the borough is taking steps to seize it for public use, if the town can’t buy it.
Former Philadelphia television sportscaster Don Tollefson now says that instead of defending himself, he’s trying to find an attorney to represent him against fraud charges.
State representatives Vanessa Lowery Brown and Ron Waters (both D-Phila.) are charged with taking cash from an undercover agent. Pennsylvania’s attorney general had previously declared the cases dead.