The race route runs from Broad and Somerville down to the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, with a number of churches either on or near the route, some are changing their service schedules to accommodate the run.
Hundreds of uniformed firefighters and others gathered Saturday for services for 60-year-old Lt. Robert Neary and 25-year-old firefighter Daniel Sweeney.
Philadelphia homeless advocates are trying a new approach to get the chronically homeless into shelter, this winter. They’ve set up shop in a storefront in the Suburban Station concourse.
A Southwest Philadelphia church is now a victim of the heat wave.