In the wake of last month’s fatal Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, the federal government is recommending that commuter railroads, such as SEPTA, examine their speed controls where they have sharp curves.
The $1 million gift from the foundation of Heartland Payment Systems’ founder Robert Carr will cover the tuition, room, and board for 50 students at Rowan University, in Glassboro.
The $5 million complex was built with money from the city, the Phillies and Major League Baseball.
Three retired teachers sued the SRC on First Amendment grounds after they were prohibited from holding protest signs at a contentious meeting on charter schools.
The “Sponsor-a-Scholar” program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
A new report says Community College of Philadelphia has returned mixed results when it comes to helping students earn degrees and job skills.
“We’re going to revise our fare system for the day to provide for either a $2.50, one-way, or $5, round-trip, ticket,” says DRPA deputy CEO Michael Conallen.
A new push is on to solve a 24-year-old “cold case” in Cape May County: that of Mark Himebaugh, who disappeared in 1991, at age 11.
They were getting a less-than-warm reception.
The allure of the Jersey shore was fully evident as thousands packed the beaches on a sunny Memorial Day.
By a 3-1 margin, voters approved abolishing the state-run School Reform Commission, but it’s non-binding.
Mayor Michael Nutter says a new city website will show taxpayers precisely how they would be affected under his plan to fund Philadelphia schools.
For merchants at the Jersey Shore, Memorial Day weekend is circled on their calendars.
One of the last works by the late sculptor Lawrence Nowlan is being unveiled this morning at Archbishop Carroll High.
Philadelphia’s high school graduation rate has shown gains, but it falls well short of Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. That’s the finding of a report released Wednesday.