The annual memorial service honoring the sacrifice of Philadelphia police and firefighters was held Tuesday in Franklin Square.
“We call it a precinct plan because it goes beyond the immediate station itself,” an Amtrak official said.
His visit to George Washington High School, on Bustleton Avenue in the Northeast, was the first of four around the district.
Under the order, smoking is prohibited in more than 125 Philadelphia neighborhood parks, including dozens in the sprawling Fairmount Park system, totalling 11,000 acres of public space.
“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.
Montgomery County officials and workers took turns in the hot seat this past week, behind the wheel of a driving simulator, to demonstrate the dangers of texting while driving.
It’s part of on ongoing power struggle by the estranged co-owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Thousands of economically disadvantaged Philadelphia students will be able to explore and develop an appreciation for art at the Barnes Foundation, thanks to an endowment gift from the global pharmacuetical giant.
Working Families Organization would have to gather 20,000 petition signatures, but Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell says it would send a strong message.
Through next Monday, the auto club is planting a tree in one of America’s national forests for every battery it replaces, according to an AAA spokesman.
Peace activists chose Good Friday to protest U.S. policies on defense spending.
The feuding owners fighting for control of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News now know more about a potential third bidder, the Newspaper Guild. It represents reporters, photographers and others.
An international orchid show has transformed the Academy of Natural Sciences on the Ben Franklin Parkway this weekend.
Prosecutors in four South Jersey counties and their offices honored their own Thursday during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
Saying he wants to “promote and protect the health and wellness of everyone in Philadelphia,’” Mayor Nutter has signed into law two measures that regulate electronic cigarettes.