Nutter Visited Center City To Ensure A Hospitable Climate

On Saturday night Mayor Nutter visited Center City to reassure tourists and residents after a wave of attacks on pedestrians by roving youths. He went bowling with hundreds of teenagers in Kensington. "He bowled, and there was a
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Flooding In The Philadelphia Area

Small-stream flooding started across the region after the heavy rain on Sunday. A state of emergency was declared in that Salem County township and also in Cumberland County, officials said. Flights were delayed at Philadelphia International Airport, at Newark Liberty Airport, LaGuardia and Kennedy airports in New York. The National Weather (more...)

Should The City Sell Off Philadelphia Airport?

Does Philadelphia need the airport or PGW? Probably both. But some politicians like Sam Katz want to  sell them off, because the city is looking for money for the budget. Former mayoral candidate Sam Katz now is a chairman of the PICA board, a state agency that signs off (more...)

Unspecified Threat Prompts Scare At Airport

Officials at Philadelphia International Airport said, that on Friday US Airways flight was the target of a threat. Flight began in Glasgow, Scotland landed at Philadelphia International and was immediately evacuated. CBS News reported. that US AIrways spopkeswoman Valerie Wunder says FBI agents in Europe had received information about (more...)

Five Salmonella Cases In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Health Department says that makes five cases total with salmonella issue in the Keystone state. The others are from Allegheny County. The victims are three men and two women, range in age from two to 43. More than 76 people in 26 states have been sickened, and one person (more...)

Old Wanamaker Site To Become 10 New Stores

Old Wanamaker Site To Become 10 New Stores

The Strawbridge and Wanamaker have been famous stores in King of Prussia Mall during long time. But they disappeared as department stores consolidated over the last two decades. And the Plaza is paving the way for the redevelopment of retail space adjacent to it. The Wanamaker (more...)

“Double Eagles” Have Been Found In Philadelphia

CNBC News reported about coins, that are called  "double eagles". The U.S. government rightfully seized a set gold coins from a Philadelphia woman Joan S. Langbord who said she found the rare beauties in her late father's bank deposit box. Why? We found out the answer in Wikipedia. Here is (more...)

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

85th Birthday Of The Benjamin Franklin Bridge

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge celebrates its 85th birthday in July. First time it was opened on July 1, 1926. The project was designed by Paul Philippe Cret and was constructed by Ralph Modjeski. Paul Philippe Cret was born in France, but settled in Philadelphia. He started his firm, that is (more...)

Giant Food Store Comes to Philadelphia

Giant Food Store is one of the most popular supermarket chains in Pennsylvania  region. The company has 47 locations across Southeastern Pennsylvania and now comes to Philadelphia. The first Philadelphia store will be open July 20 in the 2500 block of Grant Avenue near Roosevelt Boulevard in (more...)

New Pennsylvania Law Allows Birth Certificates for Stillborns

In 2005, Heidi Kauffman was pregnant with her third child and went to her doctor for a routine exam. She was slightly concerned because her baby, who had been kicking quite frequently, had suddenly stopped doing so. The doctor gave her the terrible news: her baby had died inside of (more...)

The Hottest Days in Philadelphia

The Hottest Days in Philadelphia

According to official National Weather Service records the period from June 1-July 13 was the hottest such period in Philadelphia in 138 years. The air was as toasty as an electric blanket and the official high hit 94, sprinklers were transformed into water toys. The region has experienced four heat waves. The (more...)

Fireworks Show

Bucks County Man Killed During Fireworks Show

CBS News reported about the man from Bucks County, who has been killed during firework show. It happened at 11 pm 4th of July. Ray Criblear was making awesome fireworks for the whole neighborhood every Independence Day. But in this year celebration turned into a nightmare. Ray was lighting his last firework,  his (more...)

Enjoy The Fourth, But Keep Your Eyes Out For Anything Suspicious!

Are you ready to celebrate the Fourth of July in Philadelphia? Of course, you are planning to watching the fireworks and festivities. It is great, but do you forget about security, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says to CBS News. "There are no specific threats, there will be heightened security for (more...)

14-Year-Old Driver Kills In Northeast, Philadelphia

Thursday, June 30th, Winston Charleston, a 14-year-old boy from Bensalem, borrowed his mother’s car what he hoped would be a joy ride. Unfortunately, any joy was soon taken out of it.  Failing to turn on his lights for the entirety of the ride, Charleston hit a VW (more...)

Bucks County “Bonnie & Clyde” Robbing Elderly Women

As CBS has reported, police have arrested two young people, attacking elderly from Philadelphia to Bucks County. 22-year-old John Ferris and 20-year-old Kathleen Gilchrist would pull up along side of their victims, all women in the age of 80s, grab their bags and drive away. An 85- year-old lady from Bensalem became (more...)

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