Wednesday Jul 23
Why Black and Brown children love charter schools
Most black and brown parents support charter schools in Philadelphia and other urban communities.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Prohibition-era policy driving the political scuffle over pop-up beer gardens
A quartet of state lawmakers are pushing back on Philly's pop-up gardens, taking issue with something called an off-premise catering permit that allows vendors to "cater" alcohol sales at these pop-up gardens for months at a time.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Pa. lawmakers to examine problem of missing fingerprints
Pennsylvania police are failing to fingerprint thousands of suspects every year, jeopardizing background check systems at the state and federal levels.
Hanover area businesses take stand on possible minimum wage increase
Think about it this way: If gas prices go up, what do people do, asked Gene Barr, president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber.
Already imprisoned for Medicare fraud, Bucks man accused of online retail scam
Already behind bars for Medicare fraud from his hospice business, Matthew Kolodesh is now charged with a fraud involving another venture.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
How can we expect a cigarette tax to pay for Philly schools, when we...
The eternally burning question: How do we find the money to keep Philly's collapsing schools running after the Corbett administration's budget cuts? The most recent answer: Let's add a Philly-only cigarette tax and use that new money.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Joan A. Christie
She was born August 12, 1932, in Elizabeth, NJ, the daughter of the late Peter James Christie of Athens, Greece and Jennie Olmstead Palmateer of Edinburg, NY.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Probation for lying to deadly warehouse fire grand jury
The owner of a Kensington furniture store next to to a vacant hosiery factory destroyed in a 2012 fire that killed two Philadelphia firefighters was sentenced to two years probation Monday for lying to a grand jury.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
PECO Reports 204,000 Customers In Philadelphia Region Without Power
PECO reports 204,000 customers are without power in the Philadelphia region due to downed trees and power lines from Tuesday's storm.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The York Daily Record
Jury awards York man $55 million in crash case
A Philadelphia County jury has awarded a paralyzed York man $55.3 million in medical expenses and damages for life-altering injuries he suffered when his Acura Integra rolled over in 2010.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Data: Luzerne County last in state for fingerprinting
Luzerne County ranks last in the state for fingerprinting defendants after their arrests, with fingerprints missing in more than four out of 10 cases despite state law requiring suspected offenders be fingerprinted within 48 hours of arrest, according to state records.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The magical PA budget passes
The "magical thinking" of House Bill 2328 passed on June 30 by the PA Senate is based upon revenue that may or may not exist, and according to Sharon Ward, the Director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center will "explode before the year is out."