Inmate Trainers And Their At-Risk Shelter Dogs Get A New Leash On Life In The Philadelphia Prison System
Inmates and their dogs in the “New Leash On Life Program” took part of graduation ceremonies in the Philadelphia Prison System’s Alternative and Special Detention division.
Principal Awilda Ortiz organized most of the 250 teachers in a community walk to let neighbors know they are fully committed to educating the 1,400 students at the facility.
The station naming rights deal is costing Thomas Jefferson University Hospital $3.9 million over five years, with two two-year renewal options that would total about $7.5 million over the nine years.
Much like the last stop on the Broad Street line at Pattison Avenue became AT&T station, corporate sponsorship will bring about a name change at the Authority’s Market East Station.
After being accused of bootlegging, Arthur Goldman’s lawyer worked out an agreement with Chester County prosecutors that provides for having the charges dismissed and his record expunged after two years of probation.
Although all of the defendants originally entered not guilty pleas, change-of-plea hearings have been scheduled for five of them, including Edward Sweeney, who was one of Ironworkers Union Local 401′s business agents.
Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.
By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dilworth Plaza is expected to reopen September 4th after major renovations to the area on the west side of City Hall. Officials are due to give an update on […]
As young players get their first taste of the Little League World Series, in Williamsport, Pa., Taney fever was running high incenter city Philadelphia.
At Vogt Playground, in the city’s Tacony section, 8- to 12-year-olds celebrated the end of the six-week “Philly Play” summer camp series by going head-to-head in a variety of sports and activities.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America present the games each year, open to military vets who use wheelchairs due to spinal cord injuries, amputations, or neurological problems.
Two Philadelphia men are among the first bringing their lawsuits to federal court in Camden.
The groom, Pierre Freeman, has an inoperable brain tumor, diagnosed in 2008.
One parade official says the current parade route has long stretches with few spectators: “There’s nobody there but the policemen directing traffic.”
Penn Environment field organizer Sophie Grueterich says while Philadelphia has set a goal of producing enough solar power for 20,000 homes by 2025, more solar-friendly policies are needed to make it happen.