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.
Reading police found the children on Tuesday when they raided a suspected drug house after getting complaints from neighbors.
A lot of gardeners are book lovers too, and that’s why the Scott Arboretum hosts a monthly book discussion called “Nature’s Narratives.” It’s free and anyone can join in.
Research has shown a strong relationship between reading to kids and their later reading success. Whatever you read, it’s the nuances of language that matter and it shouldn’t be confined to the very young.
Our carousel of lows and highs continue to spin through the area.
The Office of Administration has announced that non-essential employees should leave work two hours early due to the weather.
Despite the proliferation of ebooks and ‘digital snacking’, the number of novels now being printed is at an all-time high.