Students at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools were back in classrooms on Tuesday, one day after teachers voted overwhelmingly to accept terms of a new three-year contract.
In the wake of former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel’s guilty plea, Holy Family University has removed his name from one of its prominent buildings.
A couple of local Democratic state lawmakers are blasting a Senate Republican proposal that could harm the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.
When Northwood native Peter Ortale was killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, his family was not alone.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
Organizers believe the annual Tacony History Day festivities are special every year, but especially this year.
Northeast native Sam Pond developed his work ethic in a variety of jobs. But he settled into law and, these days, likes to bang heads with insurance companies that turn balky when it comes time to satisfy claims.
“That’s special, to keep it going a hundred years.” — Rev. John J. Large
Archdiocese of Philadelphia high schools opened last week with lay teachers walking a picket line, and both sides were continuing negotiations as the Times went to press on Tuesday.
Two Northeast victims of the World Trade Center attacks are gone but will never be forgotten.