oseph J. Duda Sr., a Parkwood resident and four-term city elections commissioner, died last week. He was 74.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz last week released a plan for the city to create 4,400 jobs by partnering with its education and medical anchor institutions to spend more of their money in Philadelphia rather than outside the city.
Three Greater Philadelphia state senators last week talked up bills that would allow same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania and also ban landlord and employer discrimination against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender persons. Speaking at a City Hall news conference, state Sens. Daylin Leach, Mike Stack and Larry Farnese urged Republican leaders to support, not block, Senate Bill 719, which would legalize same-sex marriage, and Senate Bill 300, which would ban landlord and employer discrimination against LGBT Pennsylvanians.
That “girl from Mayfair” is retiring.
The recent Susan G. Komen Philadelphia “50 Shades of Pink” Tie Ball attracted more than 400 people, including leaders from the local corporate, healthcare and philanthropic communities, as well as many public figures.
The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.
Police are hoping to catch a bizarre flasher who’s been haunting Frankford Avenue at night, asking women to perform sexual acts on him with a slice of Swiss.
The burning question this week on the minds of millions of Americans across the United States is, “What will happen to Lady Mary now that her beloved Matthew is gone?”
Philadelphia’s fire deaths were down, but its fire-related injuries were up in 2013, according to year-end data released by the city’s Fire Department on Jan. 2.
Erica Peck remembers one of the first times she heard Bohemian Rhapsody.