The mayor starts his second and last term with an inaugural address short on dreams and objectives — a sharp contrast to the tone four years ago.
For St. Hubert students, word that their school will close forever in five months spurs tears and much uncertainty.
Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the riverwards, vowed to appeal the decision.
Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.
State Sen. Tina Tartaglione looks like one of the winners in legislative redistricting, while most local House members believe the final plan is an improvement on the preliminary one.
What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?
The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.