Ceremony Marks Day When Phila. Memorial To Black American Vets was Relocated from 'Back of the Bus'For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.
New Efforts Underway To Erect Memorial To Local WWII HeroEfforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward "Babe" Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series "Band of Brothers."
New Exhibit In Center City Focuses On Artwork By People With DisabilitiesThe Community Gallery at the Philadelphia Foundation is showing a special exhibit of work by those living with disabilities.
Philadelphia Corp. For Aging Gets Foundation GrantThe Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, which provides funding for elderly Philadelphians who can't afford to pay their bills for home heating, medicine, or food, now has a new infusion of cash.