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Class is in session

School bells ring: Thousands of students are back in school throughout Philadelphia. 

Krajewski remembered fondly at funeral

“She had a sense of who she was and what she was all about that was very special.” — Rev. Joseph Campellone  

City drops appeal of firefighters’ arbitration

“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter  

Pets of the Week: September 11, 2013

A perfect time for some Mocha

Tribute to a Hero

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to fallen police officer Brian Lorenzo. 

Fresh herb cheese ball and mojitos

Philly is a town that loves an underdog but can’t stand a loser.

Deadline is Friday to apply for Homestead Exemption

You probably won’t have much luck getting a substantial city real estate tax break after Friday. Because Friday — and, yes, it is Friday the 13th — is the deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption.

Same-sex marriage ban to be tested in Pa.

State attorneys are working to develop a legal brief in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the commonwealth’s ban on same-sex marriage. A response is due next Monday. 

Speeding ahead on the ‘Great Food Truck Race’

“How great would it be if we could own a spot with our own friends and just do what we’re good at—making food?”

Around town: September 4, 2013

Local bus company joins Trailways