Four members of Congress who represent Philadelphia gathered at a Tioga playground Wednesday to push for a $1 billion funding proposal to help police clear gun violence cases.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia has dropped by more than 50% since last week, but Health Commissioner Dr. Cheryl Bettigole stressed that the pandemic "is not over, no matter how much your or I want it to be." As cases continue to fall across the Northeast, many...
New Jersey environmental officials have identified nearly three dozen towns with PFAS chemical-contaminated water systems, and several of them are in the Delaware Valley.
Here's a question that you may have thought about once or twice: why is a part of Route 41 in Camden County "temporary?" For the answer, we need to go back almost 100 years. Route 41 was created way back in 1927 to run between Deptford and Moorestown, which it does as a 14-mile-long highway.
In Philadelphia, there's a unique program unlike almost any other in the country, dedicated to helping queer and trans people find affordable housing. LGBTQ people are twice as likely to experience homelessness. In Philadelphia, there's a unique program that aims to address that. Michaela Winberg of member station WHYY took a look at how it's working out.
Staff at Royersford's Brewed Awakening welcome everyone each day. While the growth of the U.S. population has slowed to a crawl, coming in at just 0.35 percent from 2019 to 2020, some pockets of the country are still recording a steady increase in residents, with Montgomery County in Pennsylvania among them, according to a recently released report by Stacker.
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CHESTER, Pa. - Delaware County’s first-ever Health Director toured a neighborhood vaccination site at Keystone First Wellness Center in Chester on Wednesday. Melissa Lyon CPH visited the wellness center for the first time today to get an up-close look at the facility. "In my few short days, I can...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Wednesday was a day of prayer for Ukrainians around the world, including here in Philadelphia. Meantime, local Ukrainians are having their voices heard. United in prayer and with a common plea: peace in Ukraine. “The tension raises that concern of peace, safety and lives,” Father Roman Pitula said. Father Pitula is the rector at Philadelphia’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. At the direction of Pope Francis, a so-called marathon prayer service was held here and at other Ukrainian churches around the world. “We have hope. Hope for better, hope for future, hope for life and hope for peace,” Pitula said. Meanwhile,...
Atlantic City Press
Camden’s Woodrow Wilson High School will now be called Eastside High to break from the segregationist views and practices of the former president and New Jersey governor. Superintendent Katrina McCombs announced the new name for one of its two traditional high schools during a board advisory meeting Tuesday night. It was approved by a 6-2 vote; one board member was absent.
The district said they respect the students' right to advocate for what they believe in. Students returned to school after 30 minutes.
The Revolutionary Pub Crawl is a winter tradition in the Lambertville/New Hope, Pennsylvania, area. This year, the annual event was held on Saturday, Jan. 22. At about noon on that day, crawlers, led by fife and drum, departed from the Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn bound for New Hope. The crawlers stopped at a handful of pubs as well as a CBD shop; at each New Hope location there was a historical presentation, light fare and a drink.
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in King of Prussia officially opened on Wednesday. The new $289 million suburban pediatric hospital is now taking care of patients and providing emergency services. CHOP has satellite offices spread around the region. Now by popular demand from...
White, Williams Introduce Legislation to Extend Attorney General’s Jurisdiction on Philadelphia Crime
HARRISBURG, PA — Reps. Martina White (R-Philadelphia) and Craig Williams (R-Delaware) this week introduced legislation, House Bill 2275, to extend Act 58 of 2019, a bipartisan legislative effort that provides the attorney general concurrent jurisdiction over gun crime in Philadelphia. Act 58 passed as a pilot program in 2019...
The New Jersey Pinelands Commission, tasked with protecting the state’s 938,000-acre Pine Barrens, swore in three new gubernatorial appointees to its 15-member board of directors earlier this month. Theresa Lettman, Laura E. Matos and Davon McCurry – nominated by Gov. Phil Murphy and approved by the state Senate – took the oath of office during the Jan. 14 virtual meeting of this independent state agency.
The former Covered Wagon Inn.Image via Save the Covered Wagon Inn. The Main Line is filled with hidden architectural gems with a rich history that have been successfully preserved by being repurposed for modern-day use. One notable example is the historic Covered Wagon Inn in Tredyffrin Township, writes Paul Jablow for Main Line Today.
A New Jersey school district is changing the name of Woodrow Wilson High School due to the former president’s “racist values.”. The Camden City School District changed high school’s name during Tuesday’s school board meeting, according to NJ.com. The change will be official when the 2022-2023...
Philadelphia Inquirer. January 18, 2022. Editorial: State lawmakers must seize on an opportunity to upgrade public transit in Pa. In Pennsylvania, the conversation around public transit often involves an awful lot of “remember when.”. Remember when the Pennsylvania Railroad was the world’s largest corporation and paid out dividends for...
PennDOT plans to overhaul Route 1, widen section of Route 413 in Langhorne. Here's why locals are worried
A plan to modernize and improve safety on a section of the Route 1 Expressway in Lower Bucks County has hit a major speed bump, as historic Langhorne says the overhaul of the superhighway and widening of Route 413 will funnel more traffic through the tiny borough. Residents and officials...
Delaware County Daily Times
The city Receiver’s Office questioned the feasibility of keeping the Chester Water Authority in public hands as CWA officials questioned the motives of the Receiver. During the Municipal Financial Recovery Advisory Committee meeting, Vijay Kapoor presented a report entitled, “Water System Monetization Evaluation Progress,” which outlined concerns the Receiver has about unanswered questions associated with the Chester Water Authority and its operations.