Pat Loeb

Artist rendering of the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum. (credit: Pat Loeb)

Willow Grove’s Aviation Museum To Be Transformed Into Major Attraction

A huge expansion is planned for the aviation museum at the old Willow Grove Naval Air Station, one that sponsors say would turn it into a major attraction for the region, drawing a million visitors a year.

09/15/2014

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Queen Lane High-Rise Imploded To Make Way For More Modern Public Housing

The hulking, high-rise public housing that had been sitting vacant on a Germantown street for three years is now gone. Officials imploded the Queen Lane Apartments Saturday morning.

09/13/2014

(David Lynch stands at the foot of the main staircase in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Famed Movie Director David Lynch Visits His Former Philadelphia Art School

“I always say, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is my biggest influence,” Lynch noted as he visited his alma mater, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

09/10/2014

A small but enthusiastic crowd came out to Love Park to support the coalition, called "All, Above All," campaigning to repeal the 30-year-old Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding for abortions. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Abortion Rights Campaign Makes A Stop In Philadelphia

Abortion rights groups rallied in Love Park Tuesday afternoon to demand federal funding for abortions.

09/09/2014

Dilworth Park (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Dilworth Park Honors Man Who Transformed Philadelphia Politics

Dilworth Park is dedicated to former Phialdelphia Mayor Richardson Dilworth.

09/07/2014

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Brand New 10K Run In Philadelphia Draws Sell Out Crowd

3,000 runners took to the streets Saturday for the first-ever “Philly 10K” — and the unusual course was an instant hint.

09/06/2014

(HUD secretary Julian Castro, back to camera, and Mayor Nutter, examine a child's drawing done on a tablet computer.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

HUD Secretary Visits West Philly To Inspect Anti-Poverty Efforts Here

Julian Castro greeted children at the Montgomery Early Learning Center to get a firsthand look at West Philadelphia’s federally designated “promise zone.”

09/05/2014

Chaka Fattah File Photo (Credit: Michael Buckner/ Getty Images)

Congressman Fattah Grants Interview A Week After Aide Pleads Guilty

Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah is finally granting interviews, again, after last week’s guilty plea by a long-time aide to charges he helped cover up campaign fraud for an unnamed elected official.

09/04/2014

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For Parkway-Area Museums, ‘Made in America’ Festival Was a Downer

Cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway took a hit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars last weekend as the concert festival put a damper on attendance.

09/03/2014

Residents of Gladys B. Jacobs Manor are up in arms about the Philadelphia Housing Authority's plan to eliminate their daytime security guard. "We are out here because the (Philadelphia) Housing Authority is trying to take our security away,"' said resident Catherine White (at right). (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Senior Citizens Shut Down City Street To Protest Security Changes At Their Residence

It was an unusual protest that shut down North 11th Street between Wallace and Fairmount Avenue on Tuesday. The protestors were using walkers and wheelchairs to block the street.

09/02/2014

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Storm During ‘Made In America’ Concert Offers First Live Test Of Evacuation Plan

When lightning forced the audience at the ‘Made In America’ music festival to evacuate, city officials say it was the first time they got to test a plan that’s been on paper for years.

09/02/2014

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Tech Problems And Language Barriers Getting In The Way Of Federal Health Coverage For Some

Federal health officials say they need additional documents from some 300,000 new enrollees, but advocates say language barriers and computer glitches are getting in the way.

09/02/2014

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Testing Begins On Ebola Vaccine Developed By Local Drug Company

Human trials start this week on an ebola vaccine developed by local pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.

09/01/2014

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Made In America Takes Over The Parkway

Thousands of people are expected on the Ben Franklin Parkway over the next two days for the third annual “Made in America” music festival.

08/30/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Response To Corbett’s Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is Mixed

The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.

08/29/2014

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