It’s pretty rare in baseball that a majority of fans are familiar with a player from the day he is drafted out of high school. Usually, even when a player is selected high up, his progress isn’t closely followed until he is on the cusp of making the big leagues.
Seth Rosin, who the Phils acquired in the Hunter Pence trade, will play in the Eastern League All-Star game.
Federal authorities on Thursday accused the Reading Parking Authority in southeastern Pennsylvania of discriminating against Hispanic employees by ignoring years’ worth of ethnic slurs and threats made against them by co-workers and supervisors.
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will begin a rehab assignment in Reading on Wednesday, the team announced.
There are a lot of great children’s books in the app store, but if you’re looking for something else to add to your kid’s digital bookshelf, Out of the Question is worth a look.
When school is over, learning shouldn’t stop and the best way to learn and have fun is joining a summer reading program. The Philadelphia Free Library offers several options.
Philadelphia had the strongest growth in Pennsylvania, at 1.4 percent, or just over 21,600.
Police are searching for a suspect after a worker at a corner store was doused with gasoline and set on fire in Reading.
In Philadelphia, over half a million adults lack the knowledge, skills, and credentials they need to get a job. They lost their jobs to changes in industry in this new, knowledge-based economy.
Some prefer the smell of a book and the feel of it in their hands, and the Philadelphia area is still full of many specialty bookstores where you can buy, trade or even sell books.
Police in an eastern Pennsylvania city spent part of the early morning Easter Sunday chasing a naked man on a bicycle that was reported stolen.
Endless Alphabet is a fun way for kids to not only learn their ABCs, but to begin learning words on sight.
Open the website of the Free Library of Philadelphia and find a ten-year list of wonderful One Book One Philadelphia selections and you’ll bet that the program will survive the next ten years.
Officials at a middle school in eastern Pennsylvania say they have expelled a 14-year-old student who admitted in juvenile court to stabbing a classmate in scho
The accident happened at 8:54 a.m. at the intersection of Buchert Road and Kepler Road and involved three vehicles, including a school bus from the Pottsgrove School District.