The program, started last year by Councilman Bobby Henon, is being expanded to ten targeted recreation centers, one in each councilmanic district.
Murals are a big part of the landscape in Philadelphia, often involving young people – but in Jenkintown, some older folks did the creating at the Abington Art Center.
After four years of stalled contract negotiations, the clock is ticking again, but the next inflection point may be a month from now.
Septa worker Greg Mielke checked out bus #6569, an eight-cylinder bus from 1974, which he used to drive.
Lenfest says he respects Drew Katz’s decision to sell the Katz family interest in the company just 18 days after the sudden loss of his father, Lewis.
City officials and the young companies they checked out agree that Philadelphia has emerged as a ‘start-up hub.’
The mayor has no direct role in the labor dispute, but he says his people are monitoring developments.
The mobile app enables you to pay for taxi rides with a tap of your smartphone. The PPA and the vendor, VeriFone Systems, the maker of Way2Ride, also are working on the technology and logistics of using the app to hail a cab.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority also approved new rules requiring two security cameras in every taxicab.
The newsrooms inside the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News continue to reverberate with yet new revelations about upheaval in the ownership of the media company.
The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. near Bristol Pike and Woodhaven Road.
Standing in the Camden High School gym, surrounded by banners that showcased the school’s athletic achievements, the governor announced the state’s formal partnership with the Center for Family Services’ “Promise Neighborhoods” program.
A bill authorizing the delivery of a bicycle sharing system has moved favorably out of committee to the full Council for a spring of 2015 launch with 60-stations and 600-bikes.
A group of about 50 students from Seneca High School in Tabernacle, New Jersey were all smiles while taking their final calculus exam.
The American Humane Association rolled into South Philadelphia this week, parking a new 50-foot rescue vehicle outside Banfield Pet Hospital on Oregon Avenue, for an emergency preparedness clinic, for pets.