A large protest is being held Monday night outside of a fire station near the scene of Saturday’s early morning house fire that left four children dead in Southwest Philadelphia.
The local Ukrainian community is watching as a two month long peaceful protest in Kiev has led to violence and at least two deaths.
Hundreds of George Sharswood students marched to Philadelphia School District Headquarters in an attempt to save their two teachers from being let go.
Hundreds of people are expected to protest in front of the northeastern Pennsylvania compound of an influential Turkish cleric whom they accuse of secretly promoting a radical Islamist agenda.
Neighbors are using harsh words to describe a proposed methadone clinic called The Healing Way.
The rally was organized by the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools and Juntos, a non-profit that works for equal rights for the Latino immigrant community.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
On the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage, a coalition of labor unions and advocates gathered on Independence Mall to hear testimony from minimum wage workers.
Despite opposition from hundreds of protesters gathered in and outside of the Philadelphia School District Headquarters, the School Reform Commission voted unanimously and passed a budget for the next school year.
Sanitation workers are cleaning up Dilworth Plaza, the former home of Occupy Philadelphia.
A Drexel University student is among three American students who have been arrested during protests in Cairo.
Members of the “occupy” movements across the country are planning a day of protests to mark two months since Occupy Wall Street first started. In Philadelphia, time may be running out.
Occupy Philadelphia held a general assembly Friday night to vote on whether to move across the street from City Hall– at the city’s insistence — or stay put.
Fifteen members of the Occupy Philadelphia protest were arrested on Sunday after blocking traffic near the police administration building.
The Independence Hall Tea Party Association says the group has created a coalition it calls Liberate Philadelphia/Liberate America. And, it started a Facebook page to try to sort out the truth.