As City Council nears a deadline to remap district boundaries, residents weigh in at public hearings. Two more are scheduled.
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Heather Schultz has battled mightily to cope with disability that resulted from a pool accident. Her latest accomplishment is a flight-training program that has enabled her to soar to exhilarating heights.
The days when K & A was a bustling shopping district are long gone, but a handful dedicated entrepreneurs and a local nonprofit see better times ahead.
“You want to have children? Take care of them.”
The Philadelphia Horticultural Society created three Pop-Up Gardens around the city to offer respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Don’t let the back-to-school ads fool you. August is still an infant and summer’s only half over. The U.S. government has finally (temporarily) solved its debt-ceiling crisis, so for the time being things at the federal level are dullsville.
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
As City Hall’s financial watchdog, Controller Alan Butkovitz has his hands full while keeping tabs on a broke city that needs money, a broke school district that needs money and a planned change in real-estate assessment likely to have a lot of residents howling.