Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.
The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.
Joseph O. McLaughlin has written a book, "The Die is Cast," that recalls life in Fishtown decades ago.
On Military Day at Eagles Training Camp, wide receiver Chad Hall loses his surfer locks to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Army vet Shane Parsons gets the last cut.
A look at The Choice is Yours, a program that gives first-time nonviolent drug offenders in the city the chance to avoid jail and learn career and social skills.
On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the public is urged to display an American flag in remembrance.