New Book Recalls Philadelphia's Role in Bringing Statue of Liberty to U.S.Author Elizabeth Mitchell says the iconic statue's hand and torch made a trip to Philadelphia in 1876 to help raise fund for the project's completion.
New Book Captures Ben Franklin Parkway's Iconic PastA Philadelphia author's book, to be released next week, provides a history of the road in pictures.
South Jersey Beaches May Limit Swimming If Oncoming Arthur Roils Surf Too MuchWith seas of six to nine feet expected on Friday from Tropical Storm Arthur, even higher waves could be driven on shore, creating the danger of rip currents.
VP Biden Will Take Part in Philadelphia's July 4th Ceremonies This YearBiden will join Mayor Nutter and others on Thursday morning in front of Independence Hall for the 2014 edition of the "Celebration of Freedom" ceremony.
HSP, NY Playwright Form Partnership Culminating In Historical PlayA New York playwright has embarked on a two-year collaboration with an unlikely partner -- the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Career Consultant Pens Book About Getting Your Dream Job In A Tough EconomyAlthough business reports indicate that hiring has picked up, getting a good job can still seem elusive. A new book from a Delaware County career consultant aims to empower you to win that battle.
Surgeon Says Food May Be To Blame For Rise In Esophageal CancerA sharp rise in esophageal cancer has its roots in what we eat, says a New York doctor with a new book that covers cause, effect and solution.
Engineering Group Gives Low Marks to Pennsylvania InfrastructureThe 2014 report card from the Philadelphia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers gives the state no As. The highest of the sixteen grades was a "B" for freight rail.
Drunk Driving, and Boating, Targeted by Phila. Area Law EnforcementPublic safety officials gathered along the Delaware riverfront to warn against a list of activities that become very dangerous when intoxicants are added.
Parents Forced To Battle Kids’ Summer Slide Once School's Out An annual rite of summer is that students lose ground academically. It's called the summer slide and since teachers are off the clock, fighting it falls to parents.
Despite Generous Donation, Little of SS United States May Be SavedIt's a silver cloud with a dark lining for the <em>SS United States,</em> the iconic cruise ship that has been languishing on the Philadelphia waterfront for the last eighteen years.
At a Philadelphia Conference, The Research Topic is LibrariesPhiladelphia is hosting the 2014 Library Management Institute Summer Conference.
If Traveling For The World Cup, It’s Important To Take Health PrecautionsIf the World Cup in Brazil or some other attraction has tickled your fancy for international travel, here's a reminder of a precaution to take.
Retired Wildlife Biologist Says Changes To Power Plant Emissions Are NecessaryEd Perry of the National Wildlife Federation has spent seven years looking at the effects of climate change in Pennsylvania.
Phila. Charter School Seniors March Through Center City To Celebrate and InspireSeniors from Freire Charter School made some noise with a noontime march, in celebration of their impending graduation and more.