I-95 southbound lanes reopen in Philadelphia Monday after weekend construction
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Southbound lanes on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia have reopened Monday morning following another round of road closures as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's $329 million CAP project.I-95 south between I-676 and Morris Street reopened around 1:45 a.m., several hours ahead of schedule, after shutting down on Saturday, Feb. 24.Several other areas along I-95, including the ramp from I-676 east to I-95 South and the ramp from I-95 South to Columbus Boulevard/Washington Avenue, reopened Monday morning after being temporarily closed over the weekend.The ongoing demolition is one of the first steps in the multi-million dollar, five-year...
Charted: Philadelphia's median age
Data: Census Bureau; Chart: Axios VisualsAge ain't nothing but a number — for Philly it's 39.3.That's the median age of a city resident in 2022, per census data.Zoom in: Our median age ticked up one year since 2012.Context: Philly residents have a lower median age than Detroit (40.4), Cleveland (41.8) and Tampa Bay (42.1).But we're older than Salt Lake City (34), D.C. (38.2) and Chicago (38.7) and a smidge higher than the overall U.S. population.
NEXT Weather: Temps climb to the 50s Monday, clouds and rain increase Tuesday
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Monday morning starts out chilly, but you'll be able to ditch the jacket later this afternoon when the sun comes out and temperatures warm up to the 50s.A weak system is trying to work its way over the region Monday, so some spots might see a quick passing flurry or shower, but nothing will linger into the afternoon.Clouds will increase Tuesday, ahead of a warm front that will lift across the area. This will help push temperatures up to levels we haven't seen since last year. Tuesday afternoon highs will be well into the low and middle...
Pennsylvania’s air quality to worsen due to climate change and wildfires
Data: First Street Foundation; Note: Maximum count of days with unhealthy air quality from anywhere within each county; Map: Axios VisualsAfter recent progress in the Philadelphia metro toward cleaner air, climate change-related extreme events are expected to erase those gains through 2054.Why it matters: Philly and surrounding Pennsylvania counties will deal with an uptick in "bad air quality" days per year, when pollution is above 100 on the air quality index, per new research from the First Street Foundation.Flashback: Smoke from Canadian wildfires last year brought hazardous air quality conditions to the region and throughout the Northeast.Before that, the air...
Jill Biden’s Approach to Role of First Lady Was Unusual, But It Is Working
Dr. Jill Biden, who grew up in Willow Grove, decided to keep working as an English professor after moving into the White House, preserving her career and identity. Dr. Jill Biden’s approach to her role as first lady made her the first to keep her career while her husband is serving as the nation’s president, writes Katie Rogers for The New York Times.
To stop fentanyl deaths in Philly, knocking on doors and handing out overdose kits
In Philadelphia, canvassers are going door-to-door to warn some residents of the overdose rates in their neighborhood, and handing out Narcan, fentanyl test strips, and information on resources.
Philadelphia Tourism Officials Celebrate Successful 2023, Look Forward to Even Better 2024
Tourism officials and Mayor Cherelle Parker recently discussed how tourism impacted the Philadelphia region last year and what they expect to see in 2024, writes Ariana Perez-Castells for The Philadelphia Inquirer. “Philadelphia benefits from a strong tourism economy,” said Parker. She mentioned many accolades the city has received lately,...
Right Outside of Bucks County, This Nearby Town is Considered One of the Most Beautiful Spots in New Jersey
A town just outside of Bucks County has become known as one of the most fun and interesting areas in the state of New Jersey. Marie Bou Ink wrote about the area for The Travel. Much like nearby Lambertville, Frenchtown has become known as a small town just outside of...
Philly Job Fairs February 26 - March 1 - In-Person and Virtual
Weaver's Way Job Fair February 27, Citizens Bank Park/CareerLink February 29th plus virtual job fair. Weaver's Way New Germantown Grocery Store Job Fair February 27 & March 2 - On-the-Spot Interviews.
Dublin's Must-Try: Top 3 Unforgettable Pizza Experiences
This article presents three must-try pizzas in Dublin. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Hamilton Township's Pizza Trail: 5 Pizzas That Will Make You Crave More
In this article, we explore five must-try pizzerias in Hamilton Township. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of their pizzas yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
4 more intriguing Phillies spring training storylines to watch as games begin
It has been over a week since Philadelphia Phillies pitchers and catchers reported to Clearwater for the start of spring training on Feb. 14. Expectations are high for a second consecutive season following the team's surprising run to the 2022 World Series. We have already covered several noteworthy storylines for...
Angel Reese Calls Out Tennessee Player At The Free Throw Line: "Can't Be Talking To Me"
Despite offensive challenges, Angel Reese's fierce competitiveness shines through in a fiery exchange, cementing her place in LSU history.
These Philly programs and policies are addressing the racial wealth gap among Black, Latino and white communities
From Philly and the Pa. suburbs to South Jersey and Delaware, what would you like WHYY News to cover? Let us know!. Philadelphia is one of the U.S. hotspots where the equity of a homeowner who is Black or Latino is much less than that of a white homeowner. These...
Man dead after being electrocuted on SEPTA tracks in Center City Philadelphia
A man is dead after being electrocuted on SEPTA subway tracks in Center City Philadelphia.
Dream NFL Draft targets for Eagles to build an impenetrable defense around Jalen Carter
If you're like the rest of us, you have a lot of dates circled on the Philadelphia Eagles offseason calendar. The free-agency frenzy is no doubt on your mind. We imagine the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine is also on your must-watch list, but that's simply an appetizer for the 2024 NFL Draft.