President Donald Trump awarded a scholarship to Philadelphia schoolgirl Janiyah Davis to promote school choice, condemning "failing government schools." But Davis attends one of the best charter schools in the city.
Vague's nomination is currently pending confirmation by the Pennsylvania State Senate. Currently, Vague is a managing partner at the venture capital firm Gabriel Investments and sits on Penn's Board of Trustees.
Six Philadelphia public schools and an early learning center have closed since September due to hazardous asbestos damage, and numerous Penn students who attended these schools are worried about their health.
The protest was part of an anti-war movement sparked by the Jan. 3 assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.
At a Penn Democrats event, Krasner criticized Biden's past record and his ability to unify the party in 2020.
Previously, Little Baby's occupied a location in Franklin's Table on Walnut Street, which closed down earlier this year.
The $5 million comes in addition to another $4.4 million approved earlier this year to implement gun violence prevention initiatives in Philadelphia neighborhoods with the highest levels of gun violence.
Joe Coffee has been in the Philadelphia area since 2013, with its University City location on Drexel's campus at 3200 Chestnut St.
300 volunteers from Wells Fargo and the nonprofits City Year Philadelphia and Ameri Core came to beautify the school on Oct. 23, CBS Philly reported.
The announcement comes less than a week after the Philadelphia GOP lost one of two seats on the city council dedicated to the minority party.
The new system will replace tokens and tickets with an electronically reloadable card as the primary form of payment, but will require an overhaul of the current card reader system.
Along with City Council races, Philadelphia residents will elect a mayor, sheriff, city commissioner, and will vote in several judicial races and on three ballot questions about Philadelphia and Pennsylvania policies.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said he supported Warren’s ideas for promoting economic justice and fighting racial profiling, as well as her desire to lift up lower-income families.
Shannon Phillips oversaw the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce streets, where two black men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing for declining to leave the store while waiting for an acquaintance.
Dizengoff is a small Philadelphia chain serving Israeli-inspired hummus with an array of toppings, from tabouleh to beets to chicken.
The top three baseball cities overall were New York, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
The new bill would substantially limit e-cigarette sales in stores that allow children and teenagers to enter, such as gas stations and convenience stores.
Philadelphia laws uphold renters’ rights on myriad issues ranging from discrimination, rental suitability, evictions without “good cause,” and other unfair rental practices.
The Philadelphia City Council's Committee on the Environment unanimously approved a bill to phase out the usage, sales, and storage of heavy fuel oils over the next five years.
The two schools, which share a campus in Spring Garden, will undergo additional air tests to ensure that occupied areas are safe, Action News reported.