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(credit: Scott Hewitt Photography/University of the Sciences)

Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M Grant

The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.

05/11/2014

Serious crash in University City on May 6, 2014. (credit: Mike Teiper)

Parents, Classmates Mourn Wharton Student Who Died After Freak Accident In University City

A police spokeswoman says the 27-year-old man, identified as Zachary Woods from Monroe, NJ, was critically injured after the 38-foot fall and died just after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

05/07/2014

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Wharton Student In Critical Condition After Falling Off Walnut Street Bridge In Violent Crash

Eyewitness News obtained new information on a horrific crash that sent a pedestrian flying off the Walnut Street Bridge after a violent car crash in Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

05/06/2014

(Michael Harris, executive director of the South Street Headhouse District.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two Philadelphia Street Festivals on May 3rd

Both the South Street Spring Festival and the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival are scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd!

05/01/2014

(credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

120th Penn Relays Underway In University City

More than a thousand high schools are competing in the three-day meet.

04/24/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

From left: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.); Congressman Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) (Credit: Ian Bush)

Cybersecurity Panel Holds Congressional Field Hearing In Univ. City

The gavel came down on a Congressional hearing this morning, but it was in University City, not Capitol Hill, where the House Homeland Security subcommittee on cybersecurity called witnesses to testify on protecting our personal information.

04/16/2014

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‘Parklets’ Return To Philadelphia For Summer 2014

The small green spaces, which are located inside parallel parking spaces at several spots throughout the city, offer Philadelphians temporary places to relax, sit, eat and enjoy the scenery.

04/16/2014

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Man Shot, Killed Outside University City Nightclub; Police Questioning Suspect

Witnesses tell police a dispute inside the bar spilled out onto the street, where police say at least ten shots were fired.

04/15/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: The Porch At 30th Street Station Is Your Ticket To Gourmet Food, Free Entertainment

Adjacent to the second busiest train station in the country, The Porch at 30th Street is viewed as one of the most creative and animated public spaces in Philadelphia. It offers everything from great food to a plethora of free entertainment.

04/02/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: An Awesome April At The Porch At 30th Street Station 

Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.

03/31/2014

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SUV Crashes Into 7-Eleven In University City

It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday at the 7-Eleven at 42nd and Walnuts Streets in University City.

03/23/2014

(Parking meters in Manayunk.  File photo by KYW's Steve Tawa)

Rate Hike Proposed For Philadelphia Parking Meters

None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.

03/20/2014

(File photo of University City High School, now closed.)

Buyers Found For Four Mothballed Philadelphia School Properties

The school district says it will gross $35 million and net $25 million from the sales.

02/27/2014

(Drexel's new Cybersecurity Institute.  Photo by Ian Bush)

Drexel University Opens Its New Cybersecurity Institute

A local university is helping wage the war against cyberattacks on our nation’s infrastructure, as well as on criminals who take aim at your personal information.

02/24/2014

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