The city school district will consolidate recreational use of school buildings in an effort to trim some of a $61 million budget deficit. Plans to cut hours immediately have been postponed until mid-March so that winter sports can complete their seasons.
The public media outlet finally has arrived in Philadelphia! PhillyCAM, which telecasts on Comcast channels 66 and 966 and Verizon’s 29 and 30, opened its studios and headquarters last week.
In this week's edition of the Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at Mayor Michael Nutter and the government's ideas on taxing lifestyle choices.
Students are benefiting from a computer center at the Frankford Community Development Corp.
While the Port Richmond thoroughfare of Richmond Street has been plagued by vacant properties for decades, new construction in the area and enthusiastic new business owners could help usher the corridor into a brighter, busier future.
The mayor starts his second and last term with an inaugural address short on dreams and objectives — a sharp contrast to the tone four years ago.
Philadelphia City Council is off to a great start. And then again, it’s not.
Longtime state lawmaker Dennis O'Brien joins city's governing body.
Pennsylvania Ballet soloist Barette Vance Widell, a Northern Liberties resident, lights up this stage in performances at the Academy of Music