Independence Park Equals Big Bucks For Philadelphia's Economy, Reports SaysIndependence National Historic Park brings $365-million and almost 4,000 jobs to Philadelphia's economy. That's according to a new report from the National Park Service.
Officials: Overwhelmed Child Welfare Case Managers In Phila. Resort To Falsifying DocumentsState officials say overworked child welfare case managers in Philadelphia have resorted to falsifying documents, because they cannot keep up with the case loads they've been assigned.
Philadelphia City Council Passes 'Vertical Farming' ResolutionCouncilman Taubenberger can see it: Philadelphia's abandoned warehouses turned into vertical farms, and a "school" for sharing the technology with others.
Philadelphia Voters Make Commission On African-American Males PermanentThe Commission was convened by former mayor Michael Nutter in 2009 and has looked at issues such as violence, education and economic disparity, and criminal justice, that impact African-American men and boys disproportionately.
Clinton Rallies Supporters At City Hall On Eve Of Pennsylvania PrimaryThe Democratic front-runner in Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, Hillary Clinton, spent one last night campaigning in the courtyard of Philadelphia's City Hall.
Phila. Election Officials Urge Voters To Check Location Of Their Polling PlacePhiladelphia election officials are urging voters to take a few minutes, today, to help things go smoothly tomorrow
PA Ballot Question To Determine Fate Of Philadelphia Traffic CourtEvery Pennsylvania voter will be asked a question on Tuesday's primary ballot: Should Philadelphia Traffic Court be abolished? It's a formality that will simply solidify something that's already happened.
Deteriorating Walnut Lane Golf Club Teeing Off Neighbors In RoxboroughNeighbors of Philadelphia's Walnut Lane Golf Club in Roxboro say the condition of the course has deteriorated sharply over the last two years, with no signs that improvements coming. Park officials are pleading poverty.
Local Issue Makes Its Way Into Presidential RaceThe Democratic candidates have picked sides and are going to battle over it.
Philadelphia Official Aims To Prevent Accidental Gun Shootings By Children“It is clearly a problem,” says Philadelphia city council president Darrell Clarke.
Late Court Ruling Sends Pa. Election Officials ScramblingVoters in Pennsylvania are being asked to raise the retirement age for judges to 75, except their answers won't count.
City Officials Distribute Cultural Fund Grants To Local Arts OrganizationsPhiladelphia city officials distributed more than $2.5-million to local arts organizations on Wednesday.