Get Philly’s kids back in classrooms as soon as possible, Kenney and City Council tell school district

“Our children are suffering the most without in-person access to their teachers, classmates and extracurricular activities," Kenney said.

Get Philly’s kids back in classrooms as soon as possible, Kenney and City Council tell school district

“Our children are suffering the most without in-person access to their teachers, classmates and extracurricular activities," Kenney said.

He spent years on death row. Now, a former Philly boxer will be released from prison.

Anthony Fletcher, who had long contended that he shot the victim in self defense, pleaded no contest to third-degree murder in an agreement with prosecutors that let him go free.

He spent years on death row. Now, a former Philly boxer will be released from prison.

Anthony Fletcher, who had long contended that he shot the victim in self defense, pleaded no contest to third-degree murder in an agreement with prosecutors that let him go free.

Pennsylvania men sold their friend heroin and abandoned him outside a Montco hospital to die of an overdose, DA says

Joshua Benner and Ronald Shock have been charged with drug delivery resulting in death and related offenses.

Pennsylvania men sold their friend heroin and abandoned him outside a Montco hospital to die of an overdose, DA says

Joshua Benner and Ronald Shock have been charged with drug delivery resulting in death and related offenses.
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Chester County to overhaul purchasing after spending millions on faulty antibody testing program

In a public health emergency, governments can enter into no-bid contracts. Chester County did that too hastily.

The Harrisburg woman accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop blames her ex-boyfriend for ‘overstated’ accusations

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Joe Biden becomes president with a plea that ‘politics doesn’t have to be a raging fire’

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Philly will soon have two vaccine sign-up websites, but only one run by the city

Philadelphia officials plan to launch a website for residents to register to receive information about the coronavirus vaccination, but many residents have already registered with another site.

Party officials shaken after gunman targets Montgomery County Democratic Committee office

The committee recently received an email threat that something bad would happen at the office, the committee chair said.

FBI agents make arrest in Center City in high school stalking case

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You can own a piece of a beloved Pennsylvania roadside attraction

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Center City hotel will be converted into apartments as Philly real estate pivots to survive pandemic realities

Real estate investment and development Pearl Properties firm had no intention of converting the Embassy Suites, which catered to business travelers, into apartments. Then came the pandemic.

Camden may have to close some schools, superintendent says

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