The declaration will take effect at 4 p.m. Sunday. Three emergency shelters will open at that time, including one at Fels High School, 5500 Langdon St., in Northeast Philadelphia. The mayor encouraged residents who live in flood-prone areas, including areas around Pennypack Creek, to move in with family and friends or go to a shelter.
Mayor Nutter held a news conference outside City Hall on Friday to warn people who live in flood-prone areas to move by 2 p.m. Sunday, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about the city's preparations for what is expected to be a major storm. Cancellations because of the storm warnings have already begun.
Archeologists search along Columbus Boulevard, just a few blocks south of Northern Liberties, for evidence of the West Shipyard. The shipyard is believed to have been in place on the Delaware River six years before William Penn set foot in the state that would bear his name.
Auditions in Northeast Philly for TV's 'The Biggest Loser' draw a hopeful crowd.
With Philly’s best-known tradition just around the corner, a Fox Chase Mummer is ready for action.
Northern Liberties’ own Larry Freedman — chair of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association’s Zoning Committee — has begun a new melodic venture.
Residents continue to assess the damage caused by the strong storm, including flooding and trees flattened by gusty winds.
You have to hand it to Arlene Ackerman. She sure knows how to make a deal. No, the superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia was not responsible for the earthquake that rattled the East Coast one day after she was ousted from her cushy job, but she certainly did shake loose a whole lot of bucks for her departure.
Lansdale resident Jordan White always knew he wanted to be a professional musician. Now he’s living his dream.