The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.
Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel has insistently proclaimed his innocence since November 2009, when a grand jury indicted him and nine others on campaign-related corruption charges.
Prompted by a explosion that claimed the life of a young Fox Chase man in mid-January, some legislators from Northeast Philadelphia are sponsoring bills that will extend state death benefits to the survivors of municipal gas utility workers who die while responding to emergencies.
Should parents get Pennsylvania tax dollars — money to be taken from spending on public schools — to help them pay for tuition at private, non-public or charter schools?
The Mayfair meeting attracted a big crowd. Politicians, residents and civic leaders repeated the same message: A planned methadone clinic isn’t welcome.
Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.
The administration of then-Mayor John Street first alerted the Tacony community four years ago that the neighborhood’s fire engine company would be relocated because of the Interstate 95 renovations.