Armed with a piece of paper and Unabomber-style sunglasses, an unidentified man robbed a Far Northeast Philadelphia bank last Friday.
A U.S. Senate committee last week approved President Obama’s controversial nominee to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, but a bipartisan group of elected officials isn’t done fighting confirmation of the former Mumia Abu-Jamal defense attorney.
Peirce College and the University of the Arts have developed an educational partnership intended to better prepare students for the current job market.
Beverly Plosa-Bowser, a retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force, last week entered the Republican primary in the 13th Congressional District.
Maternity BVM Seniors Jan. 28. Mohegan Sun Casino. $39 includes bus transportation, buffet, and $25 slot play. Bus departs from 9200 Bustleton Ave. at 9:30 a.m. 215-342-5038.
Embracing history: The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors celebrates it’s 15th anniversary with Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter Upper School. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013.
Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.