During the holidays, some people like to donate food or money. Some people take it even further, throwing a party for people who otherwise might be forgotten. We met up with volunteers at a facility run by Kencrest, a non-profit that serves thousands with disabilities.
The heavy winds and rain left thousands across the Philadelphia region without power Monday morning.
About 60 attorneys, including about 25 provided by Peco, helped homeless (or nearly homeless) Philadelphians apply for a birth certificate.
Thousands of customers in the Philadelphia region are without power today as a result of the heavy winds. Travelers are also experiencing flight delays.
A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle and rushed to the hospital after a single-car crash that brought down wires and shut down a major roadway in Chester County Monday.
“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.
It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.
Authorities say Norristown a man was killed while attempting extract copper wiring from high-voltage electrical box in Valley Forge National Historical Park.
PECO is continuing it’s investigation into the cause of a gas odor reported in several nearby counties.
Officials with PECO say they have received over 900 calls Saturday afternoon of a gas odor throughout several Pennsylvania Counties.
PECO customers beware. Police are investigating a telephone scam now making the rounds in suburban Philadelphia. Detectives say at least half dozen people have already been conned out of thousands of dollars.
A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.
An overturned vehicle injured a driver and created power issues for residents in Southwest Philadelphia early Friday morning.
An underground transformer explosion rattled a center city neighborhood Tuesday.
PECO officials said 1,397 customers were in the dark due to a tree that hit a power line in the Lansdowne/Drexel Hill area in Delaware County.