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.
The Inquirer reports that Philadelphia trails many other big cities in efforts to discourage jaywalking – crossing against a light, or in mid-block.
Informed through word of mouth, the Internet, or just happening by, cyclists took advantage of the expertise offered by Keswick Cycle Shop.
The Philadelphia Orchestra will soon be packing its bags for a three-week tour of Asia.
In 1931, Eleanor Sokoloff entered Curtis as a teenaged student, then stayed as a teacher.
At the college fair at Simon Gratz High School, students attending high schools operated by Mastery Charter Schools had the chance to grill potential institutions about post-secondary opportunities.