National Park Service
A study released by the National Park Service shows Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia continues to play a critical role in boosting the city’s economy.
Chris broadcasts live from Independence Visitors Center on the 4th of July. He talks to Ed Welch from the National Park Service at 6:20, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00, Amy Needle from Historic Philadelphia at 7:20, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00, Author and descendent of George Washington, Austin Washington, at 8:20, and to Independence Visitors Center CEO Jim Cuorato at 8:50.
There were fireworks, cannon volleys, and a full-dress parade outside a National Park Service building that is slated for demolition to make way for the new museum.
The October 2013 government shutdown cost the U.S. economy an estimated $24-Billion, including several million in lost tourist dollars when National Parks in the Philadelphia area closed.
As we look at this area’s connection to the assassination of President Kennedy, which happened 50 years ago Friday, we look back on a piece of the story that almost got away.
The Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets, is on federal property but gets only one-fifth of its funding from the federal government.
Chris reviews President Obama’s interview with local News Anchor Rick Williams, the NFL’s announcement they will meet with a Native American group over the name of the Washington Redskins, and the President’s appointment of Janet Yellen for the next Chair of the Federal Reserve. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
Chris continues his coverage of the government shutdown and the status of negotiations between the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Many tourist were disappointed as sites run by the federal government were closed due to the government shutdown.
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area says National Park Service boat operators found the body of 51-year-old Juan Roberto Salomon Delacruz of Brooklyn late Saturday afternoon.
Caretakers of a deteriorating piece of maritime military history hope to have its future secured by next summer and continue working to ensure it stays afloat in the meantime.
While everyone knows that Philadelphia is steeped in history, it’s also been at the forefront of culture, arts and science. Here are five summer exhibits worth visiting.
The National Park Service is still hoping to open the refurbished Ben Franklin Museum by August or September.
About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.
Carlos Balsas, 41, was ordered to stand trial on charges stemming from his January 26th comment.