Sanyeah reflects on a letter from the Mayor, who expressed sadness, sympathy and said firefighters did everything they could to save lives and the city would fully investigate the blaze. Sanyeah, still grieving, spent an hour meeting with Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison, which he calls positive.
Five area high schoolers, interning with the non-profit Philadelphia Youth Network, are in Washington D.C. for a Student Leaders Summit.
A group of middle school students, at Temple University for a two-week science camp, were playing the role of NASA engineers.
Members of the Southwest Philadelphia community devastated by last weekend’s fatal fire took their outrage to City Hall Wednesday evening.
There was a warm welcome for Vice President Biden in what he calls his second city. He spoke to clergy and lay people who are part of a faith he says he’s become familiar with through the years.
A large protest is being held Monday night outside of a fire station near the scene of Saturday’s early morning house fire that left four children dead in Southwest Philadelphia.
Fire Officials Still Working To Determine Cause Of Fire That Killed 4 Children In Southwest Philadelphia
Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer wouldn’t go into specifics, but acknowledges firefighters have gotten threats from angry residents in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.
There were heavy hearts at a Sunday morning service in Southwest Philadelphia. It was held in a church on on the same block of the deadly house fire that killed four young children and displaced dozens of residents.
Thanks to Mother Nature, the Philly Pops orchestra held its traditional Fourth of July holiday concert indoors at the Kimmel Center last night, instead of the usual spot outside Independence Hall.
SEPTA’s Assistant General Manager of Operations Ron Hopkins says so far, the two full weekends of this pilot program has seen a 40 percent jump in ridership on Saturdays and more than 60 percent increase on Sundays as the Broad Street and Market-Frankford Lines operate in the overnight hours.
The 108-year-old Church of St. Ann in Bristol Borough, Bucks County celebrated their final mass Sunday.
The Neshaminy School Board finally votes tonight on a policy change that prohibits editors of the high school newspaper from completely banning the word “Redskins” in its pages.
Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.
A World Cup block party is taking place in Center City and a lot of local soccer die-hards got the party started early.
Shortly after distributing the letters, Revel filed a Chapter 11 petition with the federal bankruptcy court, its second in as many years. Revel said it hopes to find a buyer quickly.