Katie McGinity, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a kindergarten to 12th-grade education plan titled “Strong Schools. Bright Futures.”
Daily News columnist John Baer didn’t set foot inside the monthly 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting Oct. 17, but his words resonated with council members, thanks to state Rep. John Sabatina.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz, fresh off a resounding re-election win, now has about a year to ponder a big question.
Members of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association last month unanimously approved development of a property at Levick Street and Roosevelt Boulevard.
A Port Richmond bugler offers his musical services at veterans’ funerals and memorials across the city.
The Nativist movement of the mid-1800s probably helped advance the career of Philadelphia attorney and newspaper editor Lewis C. Levin for a little while, but it all ended in ruin for the prominent anti-immigrant, anti-Irish, anti-Catholic orator.
The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, Young Involved Philadelphia and WHYY, invite the public to attend an upcoming debate for city controller.
A Port Richmond police detective turned his anguish over his lost son into a way of supporting other greiving parents.
Philadelphia Police Detective Martin Connors, 48, never thought he would believe the words of grief counselor Mickey Hirsch: Connors would eventually help other grieving parents whose children had died.