Philadelphia Academy’s transition program offers special ed students vocational placements, internships and plenty of opportunity.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz is predicting the “lowest turnout in history” when the election polls open on May 21.
Federal prosecutors have charged the purported “mom” of the Tacony “House of Horrors” with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes as part of a 150-page grand jury indictment released last Wednesday.
Linda Ann Weston, 53, was charged with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes in connection with what prosecutors said was a decades-long scheme to steal Social Security benefits from mentally disabled people.
Kenny Kline, who was killed in a motorcycle accident in March of 2011, is remembered at a free football clinic.
Kathy Polec ended her 22 years of service as a crossing guard at the corner of Stanwood and Ridgeway streets on June 17. Polec and her husband John gained national fame in 1994 when their 16-year-old son Eddie was beaten to death by a gang of thugs from the suburbs on the steps of St. Cecilia Church in Fox Chase.