The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is expected to publicly announce the findings of its blue-ribbon commission on education during a 4 p.m. news conference on Friday, Jan. 6.
It was the light after all. At least officials from Philadelphia’s health department think so.
The Frankford Special Services District will go out of business when the year ends, said Tim Wisniewski, its executive director.
The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.
More than four decades after the start of her durable career, Buffy Sainte-Marie still sends a message with her music and her activism.
The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.
Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association had no new information to report about the community group’s opposition to a series of city zoning variances sought by a neighborhood tavern owner.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has extended the bidding period involving the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site, so a neighborhood civic group is trying to use the extra time to gain more influence on the site’s redevelopment.
What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.