City officials and the young companies they checked out agree that Philadelphia has emerged as a ‘start-up hub.’
The mayor has no direct role in the labor dispute, but he says his people are monitoring developments.
The mobile app enables you to pay for taxi rides with a tap of your smartphone. The PPA and the vendor, VeriFone Systems, the maker of Way2Ride, also are working on the technology and logistics of using the app to hail a cab.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority also approved new rules requiring two security cameras in every taxicab.
The newsrooms inside the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News continue to reverberate with yet new revelations about upheaval in the ownership of the media company.
The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. near Bristol Pike and Woodhaven Road.
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.”