No Philly Accent, But Smokey Bear Has Some Local RootsYou'll never hear him say 'Yo! Only you can prevent wildfires." But Smokey Bear does have a Philly pedigree.
Main Line School Puts On Performance To Honor Fallen AlumA Main Line school for children with learning disabilities stages a performance with a purpose on Friday night.
Philly Elementary School Gets Piano Lab Thanks To Grant From Famous MusicianThe kids at Fox Chase Elementary School don't sound like Lang Lang yet. But they may someday, thanks to a $180,000 grant from the Lang Lang Foundation.
Only About Half Of New City Funded Pre-K Slots Are FilledAbout 1,200 of the 2,000 available seats are filled so far, says the mayor's Education Secretary Otis Hackney.
Earlier Start To School Year In Philly? Survey Yields Mixed ResponseThe School District of Philadelphia has wrapped up a survey on its proposal for an earlier start to the academic year.
'Pistachio Girl' Fired From Vendor Job At Citizens Bank ParkAramark says "Pistachio Girl" has been fired from her job as a vendor at Citizens Bank Park after her public support of white nationalists.
Did Someone Say Free Coffee? New Wawa Opens Its Doors In Center CityHundreds of people eager for their free coffee streamed into the Wawa as soon as it opened at 8 a.m.
Philadelphia's Principals Union Elects New PresidentMembers of Teamsters Local 502 of the Commonwealth Association of Administrators have elected Longstreth Elementary principal Robin Cooper as their new president.
Holes In The City's Budget Lead To Holes In The RoadThe Streets Department aims to repave 131 miles of city roads each year.
Mayor Kenney Hopes Sensitivity Training Will Keep Mummers From Offending AnyoneSocial media exploded last New Year's, when one Mummers comic skit mocked Caitlyn Jenner.
City Council Looks At Why It's So Hard To Hire, Keep Teachers In PhiladelphiaIt's been four years since Philadelphia teachers had a raise. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers president Jerry Jordan says that's making it hard to attract talent.
Train Travelers May Need Helping Of Patience For Busiest Travel Days Of YearAmtrak spokesman Craig Schulz warns, most trains are sold out.

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