Hundreds of runners were hoping to knockout a 50K run through the streets of Philadelphia on Saturday.
Temple University says it is cutting seven sports programs in 2014, including baseball, women’s rowing and softball, among others. Nine coaches will lose their jobs.
December 28th is the date that the federal unemployment compensation program, started during the peak of the recession, is set to expire.
As the holiday shopping season continues, today is dedicated to mom and pop. It’s the fourth annual Small Business Saturday.
As many hit the malls, some flocked to places like AKA Music in Old City, on the fall version of ‘Record Store Day.’
This holiday season marks the 30th anniversary of a cult classic that “triple dog dared” its way into popular culture.
Since 1997, the non-profit MANNA has held its “Pie in the Sky” fundraiser to bring in dollars for their efforts of feeding critically ill people in the region.
Governor Corbett is slated to sign the transportation funding package passed by the state legislature. King of Prussia based GVF, which has been pushing for more infrastructure dollars, is looking forward to the projects to get rolling.
“The smiles on people’s faces are priceless, absolutely priceless,” said Bill George of Health Partners Plans, which sponsored the food giveaway.
He was part of a group of lawmakers, led by Vice President Joe Biden, who got a tour of the $5.2 billion project to expand the Panama Canal.
2,000 runners filled the Ben Franklin Parkway early Saturday morning for the traditional Rothman 8K the day before the big marathon.
Eighteen families got official approval of their adoptions at Philadelphia Family Court, which also organized a party for the kids.
Work begins shortly on a $15 million expansion to a historic synagogue near Center City. Organizers hope the project turns it into the “Beacon on North Broad.”
Many people may be inspired to give as they see pictures or video of typhoon ravaged parts of the Philippines. But good intentions may go bad with scammers looking to make an easy buck.
The account was “Rats215″ on Instagram. No longer active, it was created to quote, “expose rats”. Pictures were posted, along with witness testimony and police statements.