The nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (“BIO”) is attracting 15,000 attendees who from 47 states and 60 countries.
CTCA Spiritual Outreach Coordinator Aking Beverly says they give church leaders “ministry of presence” insights to provide some measure of comfort.
Officials say it’s the most efficient method of generating the highest number of potential bidders and the most revenue.
The recent bird flu outbreak in the midwest is affecting the nation’s poultry industry and egg prices.
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is griping about what is says are the School District’s plans to privatize school employees – substitute teachers and nurses.
The grant to Drexel University will support the development of science, technology, engineering, and math courses at the McMichael School, 36th and Fairmount, and the Powel School, 36th and Powelton.
The university is asking Council to create a “Temple Vending District,” ensuring that students have an opportunity to make purchases at the burgeoning food truck scene, but not to the point of choking off pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
As cycling enthusiasts and the curious flock to the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic on Sunday, organizers of this year’s race have switched the lineup.
Members of the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia, representing about 445 workers, have authorized the union’s executive board, by a vote of 263-15, to begin strike preparations.
The women’s race will be the featured event on Sunday.
On the first Tuesday of every month, through 10 p.m., new riders can walk up to those Indego blue racks, snag a bike, and try it out for $1 for 30-minutes.
Saint-Gobain is providing a $600,000, three-year grant to “YouthBuild,” a program that helps 16-to-24 year olds who are no longer in school earn their high school diplomas or GEDs while learning construction trades.
The posters were chock-full of topics, including innovative surgical procedures, pediatric device development, behavioral health, food insecurity and other issues facing children in their care.
One of the prime movers that drove results in the recent Democratic primary in Philadelphia was the leader of the Electricians’ Union, John Dougherty.