The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day was on March 3. Due to weather, Kennedy Crossan Elementary School participated on March 7 instead. Local volunteers, parents, and politicians came to the school to read different Dr. Seuss books for several hours in the morning to 10 different classes. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Armed with a piece of paper and Unabomber-style sunglasses, an unidentified man robbed a Far Northeast Philadelphia bank last Friday.
Peirce College and the University of the Arts have developed an educational partnership intended to better prepare students for the current job market.
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.
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.