Repairs To Ben Franklin's Grave In Old City CompleteThe grave that holds Benjamin Franklin and his wife, Deborah, has occupied the cemetery for 225 years, but repairs took just over six weeks.
An Outsider Wins Fans In His First Year As Philadelphia Fire CommissionerAdam Thiel knew he had his work cut out for him, one year ago.
Silt Build-Up In Schuylkill At Worrying LevelsSome may not notice, but there is a growing problem under the water.
City Councilman Withdraws Manayunk Apartment BillPhiladelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones has halted a project to redevelop St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Manayunk.
Krasner Looks To Ease Concerns Of Police, Prosecutors Who See Him As EnemyDespite his decisive margin of victory, Krasner was beseiged almost immediately by accusations of being soft on crime, anti-police and anti-prosecutor.
Progressive Wing Of Philly's Democratic Party Asserts Itself In Big Way In Primary ElectionTurn out in Tuesday's primary election was low in Philadelphia. But, among Democrats, the results show that progressive voters came out in the highest numbers.
Philly Voters Get To Choose How City Awards ContractsVoters in Philadelphia will be asked to decide on an arcane bit of city business when they go to the polls on Tuesday.
Chestnut Hill Appeals Anti-Discrimination RulingChestnut Hill College continues its effort to exempt itself from Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination laws.
New Law Makes Sidewalk Traveling Easier During ConstructionRelief may be in sight for Philadelphia pedestrians.
American Beverage Association Continues To Oppose Beverage TaxThe American Beverage Association reported spending about $1.7 million in the first quarter of this year to oppose Philadelphia's beverage tax, including ads on TV and radio.
Controllers Primary Pits Three-Term Incumbent Against Political NoviceIn the race for Philadelphia's city controller, three-term incumbent Alan Butkovitz faces a challenge from a first-time candidate Rebecca Rhynhart.
Philly Police Get Boost In Effort To Prevent Overdose DeathsWith the price of the life-saving drug Naloxone skyrocketing, a private foundation has stepped in to help Philadelphia police keep a ready supply for its officers, and the drug is in high demand already this year.