Charles J. Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia, released this statement on Monday after Pope Benedict XVI announced he would resign the papacy.
If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.
Somebody who knows how to drive a bulldozer did thousands of dollars worth of damage to equipment at Benjamin Rush State Park in late January.
Philadelphia police have no suspects and no known motive in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man inside his apartment last Wednesday.
A SEPTA train clipped a woman near Holmesburg Station last Wednesday, causing her non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and officials from the transit agency.
Why has state Sen. Mike Stack made recent trips to western Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley and even held baby pigs at the Farm Show in Harrisburg?
While the bounty of summer fruits has ended, dried fruits offer a healthy alternative and are a good choice when fresh fruits aren’t available. Dried fruits are devoid of the water content that is so characteristic of fruits. Fruits are dried by drawing out the water content, either by sun-drying or using specialized machines. Once in their dried phase, the fruits can be stored for a longer period of time and continue to provide basic nutrients. Some of the most common dried fruits are apricots, raisins, plums, dates, prunes, cranberries, blueberries and figs.
The St. Hubert basketball team made quick work of Bishop McDevitt in Tuesday night’s first-round home playoff game.
Donna and Joe were back on the corner on the day before the Super Bowl. So were Hooper, Don, Don, Dennis, Ken, Stephen, Byrd, Gene and Lil’ Cog.
— Attorney General Kathleen Kane reworks Pennsylvania’s firearms reciprocity pact with the Sunshine State.