Sometimes, it really is about who you know.
As former state House Speaker John Perzel awaits trial next month on corruption charges, three co-defendants were in court last week pleading guilty.
Prompted by a explosion that claimed the life of a young Fox Chase man in mid-January, some legislators from Northeast Philadelphia are sponsoring bills that will extend state death benefits to the survivors of municipal gas utility workers who die while responding to emergencies.
It’s the little things.
You have to hand it to Arlene Ackerman. She sure knows how to make a deal. No, the superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia was not responsible for the earthquake that rattled the East Coast one day after she was ousted from her cushy job, but she certainly did shake loose a whole lot of bucks for her departure.
Let there be light to help honor our fallen heroes
Fishtown’s Peter Prusinowski walked from Penn Treaty Park to Bartlesville, Oklahoma to commemorate the trail the Lenni Lenape Indians took.
The Office of Business Services is using the web and local directors to help spur business in a notoriously unfriendly business culture.
As City Council nears a deadline to remap district boundaries, residents weigh in at public hearings. Two more are scheduled.
For his stage entry in Philly Fringe, Michael Tait has crafted a religious musical that isn’t quite G(od)-rated.