A call to kill the deal to sell the bankrupt Revel Atlantic City to a Florida-based businessman remains in limbo after yet another court hearing in Camden. While a judge is expected to rule on Thursday, the developer is once again negotiating with the hotel-casino to salvage the transaction.
Maria Quinones-Sanchez, who has twice won her seat as a councilwoman without the Democratic machine behind her, last year backed candidates for state legislature who were not the party’s endorsed choices.
While we deal with wicked cold temperatures, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney spoke with us while putting up with a sand storm, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where he is consulting these days on police training.
Mayor Nutter is among the local leaders behind the charge to host the DNC next year. But he didn’t start out that way.
Liberty Sports Development, the nonprofit organization formed two years ago to put on the biggest one-day professional cycling race in America, still owes the city hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Ivana Lash, 16, a junior at Parkway Center City High School, says too many people in Philadelphia only see negativity.
One of the nation’s first non-profits, about to celebrate its bicentennial next year, will do so by moving from New York City to the historical center of Philadelphia.
It’s called the Blackstone Launchpad at Temple, and its purpose is to develop flexible, entrepreneurial mindsets that lead to business ventures generating revenue, jobs, and career paths.
“These state lands are intended to be refuges, places where people can go to enjoy natural beauty,” the governor said today, signing the measure in 275-acre Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed five lawsuits on behalf of people in Philadelphia who were arrested while watching police in the course of their duties on public streets.
“Bunch of e-mails, bunch of phone calls, wanting to know if I was announcing that I was getting back in the race,” he began.
A man convicted of sex trafficking young women – from Philadelphia to Atlantic City and elsewhere – tried to explain his actions at sentencing, and did himself no favors.
The event was organized by a coalition that calls itself MLK Day of Action, Resistance, and Empowerment (“MLK DARE”).
Tanner Duckrey School now has more computer lab space for its young students, thanks to a partnership between KYW Newsradio 1060 and Comcast Corporation.
The transit agency is telling riders that it has plans to take them from point ‘A’ to point ‘B’ more efficiently – and in style.