Samuel S. Fels High School music teachers Barry Huber and Douglas Payne came of age in two very different educational environments.
City Council is considering a bill aimed at helping — and prodding — delinquent property taxpayers to start paying their shares of the more than half-billion bucks in back taxes Philadelphia is owed.
Brandon Huber has a tall plant with a purple flower whose fragrance is death itself. Fittingly, it’s called a “corpse plant,” and for the young Northeast resident, its stink is the smell of victory.
Soraia Mansour stood barely an arm’s length from rock ‘n’ roll immortality.
There have been strong signs over the last few months that U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz was inching toward a run for governor next year.
State Rep. Kevin Boyle said that among the questions and gripes he has heard about property reassessments were complaints from residents who feel the city has undervalued their homes.
City officials say the Actual Value Initiative’s aim is fairness. The reassessments property owners have been receiving since mid-February are supposed to be what owners would get for their properties if they sold them now.
A Northeast Philadelphia couple accused of falsifying their residency to enroll their daughter at a suburban public school may have been feuding with a relative who ultimately reported the alleged fraud to authorities.
Getting children to eat a healthy dinner often takes a little extra planning. You might try combining healthy ingredients in interesting ways.
Senior citizens who meet income requirements can fend off property tax increases by applying for “the senior freeze” by Oct. 14.