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Discover fun on the Delaware

The nonprofit Discover Boating on the Delaware is encouraging people to take advantage of the fun activities available on the Delaware River.


City Council committee recommends new tax rate

A City Council committee last week recommended a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value, just a bit higher than the $1,324 per $100,000 rate recommended earlier by Mayor Michael Nutter.


Philly public schools to lay off 3,800 staffers

The layoffs will take place on July 1.

The School District of Philadelphia, facing a more than $300 million deficit, threatened to lay off employees, and today, it did.


Credit card stolen as victims slumber

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Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

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Lucky number 3

Though the result was familiar, everything about this Public League baseball championship seemed different.


Life in prison for accomplice in 2010 fatal robbery

A robber involved in the 2010 fatal shooting of Lawndale jeweler William Glatz Jr. was convicted of second-degree murder last week.


Frankford pastor charged in fraud

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