For Grilling Season, Philly's Top Firefighter Issues Annual Safety WarningsPhiladelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says to take a good look at your barbecue grill before lighting it up.
Expect Traffic Troubles As City Ave Gets Much Needed Facelift Expect additional congestion on City Avenue for the foreseeable future, but the temporary inconvenience will benefit drivers for years to come.
Temple Trauma Surgeon Trains Doctors To Talk About Brain DeathA Temple trauma surgeon who also trains medical students to follow in her footsteps noticed that while students receive copious training on what brain death is, they aren't necessarily taught how to explain brain death to a waiting family.
Teens From Cristo Rey HS Get An Education At Senior Citizen CenterStudents at Philadelphia's Cristo Rey High School spent part of their school year giving back to the community.
Father Judge Model U.N. Team Wins National Championship DebateFather Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia took first place at the Model United Nations National Debate held at the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C.
Campus Sex Crimes Getting National Attention; Local Organization HopefulThe head of a local organization focused on improving campus security is pleased that the issue is getting a spotlight from the vice president of the United States.
White House Honors Phila. Woman For Health Services to Asian CommunityAmy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Street Musician Files Another Lawsuit Against Police"Felix was abducted from in front of the Reading Terminal by two Philadelphia police officers, handcuffed, and eventually dropped off at Love Park," says Evan Shingles, an attorney representing Felix Wilkins.
Police: Texting While Driving Citations In Philadelphia Down In 2014"There's no definitive answer as to why the numbers have dropped," Philadelphia Police Spokesperson John Stanford said.
Septa Going Ahead With Projects To Refurbish Media-Elwyn Rail BedsSepta officials are beginning an ambitious capital improvement project to repair century-old bridges that provide a base to parts of the Media-Elwyn regional rail line.
Therapist Hosting 6-Week Seminar To Support Women Searching For The Perfect Partner“Single and Searching" is designed to provide women with the support they need while they continue their quest to find the perfect partner.
Pa. Residents Help Award $50K Grant To Local Physician A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.
NJ Woman In Court After Her Pet Bobcat Was SeizedA Stafford Township woman was in court Friday after New Jersey officials seized her pet bobcat, Rocky.
Chili's Cancels Fundraiser With Group That Believes Autism Is Caused By VaccinationsThe cancellation was prompted by customer feedback and a heated debate on the chain's social media page.
Some Realtors Suggest “Staging” Homes To Appear More Appealing To Prospective BuyersAn increasing number of area realtors are discussing the importance of "staging" the homes of their clients to make the surroundings more appealing to prospective buyers.