Philadelphia High School Focus Of New Book On Vietnam WarThe nation marked the first Vietnam War Veterans Day Thursday. A focal point of Philadelphia's ceremony was a new book on one school's particular sacrifice.
School Reform Commission Shakeup Ahead Of School Board TransitionA shakeup at the School Reform Commission, as the city prepares for the transition to a new local school board.
In-Seat Vendors To Begin Accepting Credit Cards At Phillies GamesFans in the seats at the team's first home game next week will see a new way to pay for their beer or popcorn.
Lindback Foundation Honors Dozens Of Outstanding Philadelphia TeachersFor the last decade, the Lindback Foundation has been recognizing the best Philadelphia School District teachers.
Jersey Shore Towns Assess Beaches After Four Nor'eastersWith a succession of nor'easters hitting the New Jersey shoreline this month, municipalities are taking stock before the busy beach season.
Gov. Wolf Looks To Draw The Line On GerrymanderingGovernor Wolf wants an independent, bipartisan panel to redraw legislative lines.
Parx Racing Jockey Dies After Fall During RaceA hall-of-fame jockey at Parx Racing has died after suffering severe head injuries in a spill on Monday.
Student Chefs Look To Cook Up Scholarships In Annual Center City CompetitionThese young chefs had two hours in the kitchen at the Art Institute of Philadelphia to create two dishes from memory.
DRWC Aims To Improve Transit Along Developing Philly WaterfrontThe Delaware River Waterfront Corporation is looking at non-automotive ways to get more people to and from the riverfront.
Camden Joins Other School Districts In Offering Smartphone App For ParentsOther school districts like Lower Merion, Cherry Hill and the Black Horse Pike Regional District have them. Now Camden has launched a smartphone app.
New Rankings Find Our Area Has Least Healthiest, Healthiest Counties In PennsylvaniaThe analysis looks at how long and how well residents live, says Francine Axler of the nonprofit Public Health Management Corporation.
Storm Preparation Underway For Region's 3rd Nor'easterPECO just yesterday restored service to the last of 750,000 customers who lost power from the first two nor'easters, says spokeswoman Jackie Thompson.
Effort To Provide After-School Programs ExpandingIt's at three schools now, and city managing director Mike DeBerardinis says it's about to ramp up.
City Council Members React To Kenney's Property Tax PlanCity Council members say they support the Mayor's intention to fill the school district's deficit, but there are the inevitable differences over how.
Commissioner Resigns From Soon-To-Be Disolved School Reform CommissionSchool Reform Commissioner Farah Jimenez has resigned, leaving four members of the SRC.