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.
The governor noted it’s been 13 months since the city and county took a bold step to, in his words, “repair and expand a broken system of law enforcement in a city that deserves better.”
Temple University’s memorial service will be Wednesday at 11am in the school’s Performing Arts Center (formerly known as the Baptist Temple), on North Broad Street.
Roy Fortson, Jr. was the first Philadelphia Deputy Sheriff to be killed in the line-of-duty, since the office was founded in 1750.
It’s different from years’ past, but once again the Philly Cycling Classic focuses equally on men’s and women’s teams, with equal prize money and separate races.
A faction of co-owners led by Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest agreed to pay $88 million for control of the parent company that owns the Philadelphia “Inquirer” and “Daily News.”
Memorial Day programming at the National Constitution Center included an opportunity for some patriotic karaoke — and a group of grade school students turned out to be “Boston Strong.”
While incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett is sitting on a pile of cash and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf’s campaign fund account is depleted, strategists expect both will have the financial backing they need to compete in November.
The so-called “Unity Breakfast,” hosted US congressman Bob Brady, was a private affair in the back of the Oregon Diner.
Looking at Tuesday’s election results, Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers continued with a high batting average, by pouring money and manpower into selected political races.
The bidding will start at $77 million. That’s the minimum figure the three-person faction led by George Norcross and his rivals, Lewis Katz and Gerry Lenfest have pledged.
One of the five portraits taken off Seminary walls and sent to Christie’s auctions to be put on the block to be sold is that of Monsignor Patrick Garvey, painted by the famous Philadelphia artist Thomas Eakins in 1902.