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The Philadelphia School Partnership, PA Coalition of Public Charter schools, and Excellent Schools PA teamed up for the 2018 Philadelphia Charter Operations Conference Thursday Jan. 11. If not managed correctly, operational hurdles can be a barrier to the pursuit of academic excellence at ch…
police: Man shoots wife, kills self. Gray Hall reports during Action News Mornings on January 14, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Sunday, January 14, 2018 07:40AM. LAWNCREST (WPVI) --. A man critically wounded his wife and then shot himself in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia, police say. Police were called around 11:30 ...

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has unveiled plans for a major upgrade to Philadelphia's six trolley lines, designed to ... guide, DVRPC outlines changes to modernize Trolley lines 10, 11, 13, 15, 34, and 36, covering regions throughout Philadelphia, Darby, Yeadon, Colwyn, ...
Authorities say a man fatally shot himself after he critically wounded his partner's mother during a dispute at their Southwest Philadelphia home. The victims were found around 11:30 p.m. Saturday after officers received reports of shots fired in the 2600 block of Holbrook Street. A barricade and police ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Sixteen-year-old Aniyah Hamilton was last seen Friday, December 29th on the 1400 block of North Franklin Street. Hamilton is described as being five feet six inches tall with a medium build, brown ...

Philadelphia is a bikeable city. The streets are flat and the traffic lights are timed to slow down cars and trucks. The bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia reports that bicycle ridership is increasing each year. Infrastructure that supports cyclists has been crucial to this increase, and the Bicycle Coalition, ...
But I'm surprised how intense everything is. There are spotlights. There is a line to get in. Five minutes after I arrive, fans break into a Fusion chant. The team's players haven't visited the city. The team doesn't play its games in Philadelphia (all OWL games are in Los Angeles). It took its official team photo in ...
Funeral mass honors fallen Philadelphia firefighter. Annie McCormick reports during Action News at 4pm on January 12, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. By Bob Brooks and Annie McCormick. Friday, January 12, 2018 04:36PM. Philadelphia (WPVI) --. Family, friends and hundreds of colleagues said a final farewell Friday to a ...
Man critical after West Philadelphia shooting. Christie Ileto reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on January 13, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Saturday, January 13, 2018 12:43PM. WEST Philadelphia (WPVI) --. A man is fighting for his life after he was shot in West Philadelphia. The gunfire rang out on the 700 block of North 43rd ...
So we took the 1934 redlining map created by the Home Owners Loan corporation and overlaid it with a contemporary map of Philadelphia, and looked at the Census Bureau data from 2015 in those areas, and you could still see how areas that were redlined back in the '30s continue to be high poverty ...
Bearing orange and black as their official colors, the Philadelphia Fusion is a group of 12 esports players hailing from nine countries who rep Philly in the first-person survival game. Thursday night, the team will square off against the Houston Outlaws in their first official match of the league. The Fusion are ...
An American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina bound for London had to be diverted to Philadelphia International Airport Thursday. The flight ... "American airlines flight 732 from Charlotte Douglas (CLT) to London Heathrow (LHR) diverted to Philadelphia (PHL) due to a disruptive passenger.
Tenet Healthcare leaves Philadelphia with the sale of Hahnemann, St. Chris ... "We are thrilled and proud to be the new owners of these venerable Philadelphia hospitals and the outstanding clinical and academic programs for which ... Wolfman ran Tenet's Philadelphia-area operations in the early 2000s.
New Google Layer Shows Portions Of Philadelphia Could Be Underwater By 2100 Due To rising sea levels ... Philadelphia (CBS) -- Portions of the Delaware Valley are vulnerable to rising sea levels caused by climate change. ... Here in Philadelphia, it has risen about 6 inches since the 1980s.
10, 2018 photo, Bill Cosby pauses to talk to reporters as he leaves following a dinner at an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. Cosby's new trial on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004 was supposed to begin in November, but was delayed until this spring so his new legal team could get up to ...
firefighters, friends, and family are remembering a fallen veteran Philadelphia firefighter as he is laid to rest. Two viewings and a funeral Mass for Fire Lt. Matthew LeTourneau at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on 19th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Center City Philadelphia are ...

"He had a taste for some Italian food, so we decided to fly down to Philadelphia," Wyatt said. Cosby himself said he first dined there years ago with former Temple University President Peter Liacouras. He came Wednesday with Ed Ford, the childhood friend, who also attended his trial last summer. "The feel ...
So the news that one of the first orders of business for newly elected Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner was to dismiss dozens of employees was something to be expected - anywhere but in Philadelphia. Here, the idea that an incoming elected official cleaned house has created a bit of a ...
In what wound up as Andy Reid's final playoff appearance as Eagles head coach, the Birds leaned on quarterback Michael Vick, who was experiencing a stunning revival in Philadelphia. The issue? The red-hot Packers came into Philly on wildcard weekend and Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdowns to ...
The potent winter storm that turned into a blizzard at the Jersey Shore and buried the Philadelphia region in snow is now hammering Nova Scotia, leaving bone-chilling cold in its wake. With temperatures in the teens and wind chills below zero, it it is a day to stay indoors with frostbite and hypothermia real ...
The snow emergency for the City of Philadelphia was lifted at 8 p.m. Thursday, but city government offices will be closed on Friday. Officials said the closure is in reponse to the extreme temperatures and threat of hazardous travel conditions following the snowfall. Temperatures are expected in the single ...
Called The Philadelphia Barber Company, the new arrival is located at 1106 N Front St. in Northern Liberties. This new spot bills itself as a ... The Philadelphia Barber Company is open Tuesday-Friday from 10am-7pm, Saturday from 10am-6pm, and Sunday from 10am-4pm. (It's closed on Monday.).
Philadelphia - The School District of Philadelphia announced Thursday afternoon that all schools will be closed Friday, Jan. 5, making it the second snow day in a row for its students. The district said all after school activities - including all athletic programs and professional development sessions ...
In Philadelphia, a snow emergency is in effect, barring cars from parking on designated snow emergency routes. The Philadelphia Parking Authority is offering $5 24-hour parking at six Center City garages until the city's snow emergency ends. On residential blocks, drivers do not have to pay at meters or ...
The inland totals were less impressive, with 3 to 5 inches common in the immediate Philadelphia area. However the snow turned out to be heavier -- in terms of water weight -- than expected, said Joe Miketta, acting chief of the weather service's Mount Holly office. Usually, with temperatures as cold as ...
Travel Alert: SEPTA detours, Philadelphia Airport cancellations. Tamala Edwards reports during Action News Mornings on January 4, ... Watch video from the Action Cam of winter storm delays posted at Philadelphia Int'l Airport on January 4, 2018. LINK: http://www.phl.org/ SEPTA: Due to the winter storm, ...
Blossom Philadelphia, which hired a long-term staffing firm to provider workers for its 32 residences for intellectually disabled clients, is turning over the operations of the facilities to new providers. Before that could happen at a house in South Philadelphia a resident on a pureed food diet died after being ...
Life-Threatening Cold Enveloping Philadelphia Region Following Blizzard-Inducing Nor'Easter ... After a massive winter storm pummeled the Philadelphia region for more than 20 hours and induced a blizzard at the Jersey Shore, a new weather woe is about to envelop our neighborhoods: life-threatening ...
Snow manageable for Center City commuters: Wendy Saltzman reports during Action News at Noon on January 4, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. By Wendy Saltzman. Thursday, January 04, 2018 12:36PM. CENTER CITY (WPVI) --. The snow in Philadelphia appeared to be keeping up with the forecast, dumping several inches in ...
The snow emergency for the City of Philadelphia was lifted at 8 p.m. Thursday, but city government offices will be closed on Friday. Officials said the closure is in reponse to the extreme temperatures and threat of hazardous travel conditions following the snowfall. Temperatures are expected in the single ...
Philadelphia is hoping for the best, but bracing for the worst as the forecast predicts a major storm could be hitting our area. The city declared a snow emergency declared a snow emergency ahead of the snowfall expected on Thursday. The snow emergency goes into effect at midnight. The city has over ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- It's become a Philadelphia tradition as once again the city plans to ring in the new year with not one, but two fireworks shows on New Year's Eve. The first show will be at 6 p.m. and second will of course be at the stroke of midnight. The will be the 6 p.m. show has different music ...
The Philadelphia Tribune looks back at some of this year's notable deaths of those who made strides in art, business, community activism, Entertainment, journalism, medicine, politics and sports. ... Thurman A. Lorick Jr., 83, was a Philadelphia photographer whose work appeared in national publications.
"However, the loss of yet another young, black, and unarmed man is something that many in the city of Philadelphia and around the country understand to be especially problematic, and for marginalized black and brown communities, especially painful. We want to work towards fully understanding, ...
"These are dogs that everyone thought were mean or should be discarded, it's very obvious they just want to be loved," says Philadelphia Bully Crew's ... "We got a call on social media that there was a dog running around North Philly, definitely really scared and Skinny," says Philadelphia Bully Crew's ...
Heavy winter attire will be a must for spectators and participants of the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. New Year's Day 2018 will be one of the coldest on record for Philadelphia. A frigid, biting wind is in store for Philadelphia on New Year's Day, according to AccuWeather Senior ...
22, 2017 photo, Rochelle Bilal, president of the Guardian Civic League and attorney Brian R. Mildenberg pose for a photograph in Philadelphia. Officers in the Philadelphia police Department's narcotics unit have sued their bosses for allegedly ordering them to lie on arrest paperwork about their informants ...
"I don't really think we have a clear sense yet of what could account for increase in deaths relative to trending downward of other crime," said Jordan Hyatt, an assistant professor in the criminology and justice studies department at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He said opioid-related violence could be a ...
Philadelphia police Captain Sekou Kinebrew says violence related to the opioid crisis has contributed to the increase in killings. He says the department has ... The homicide rise comes as Philadelphia is experiencing decreases in reports of shootings, rapes and gun robberies. Experts say that it's hard to ...
Frigid temps grip Philadelphia area. Chad Pradelli reports during Action News at 4 p.m. on December 28, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Thursday, December 28, 2017 04:52PM. Philadelphia (WPVI) --. A Code Blue remains in effect in Philadelphia until further notice. That is the word coming from the Mayor's Office. The Code Blue ...
The nuns, from St. Katherine of Siena in Northeast Philadelphia, were identified as Sisters Boguslawa, Mary Anthony, Regina, and John. The four were in a 2003 Buick LeSabre heading east on Route 322. Near Foulk Road, a 1997 Honda Civic driven by a 21-year-old Delaware County man was going in ...
Philadelphia teams have been tanking incompetently since before Sam Hinkie was alive. The 1968 Eagles started out 0-11 and looked like a lock to draft O.J. Simpson No. 1 overall. Then they won two straight to ensure that the Bills would have the top pick. In their 14th and final game that year, a young ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- The outspoken and hard-charging owner of Philadelphia Magazine has passed away, following a brief illness. Herbert Lipson was 88. He was a pioneer in making Philly Mag a leader in investigative and lifestyle journalism, dating back to the 1960s. Herb Lipson's son, David, who ...
Comcast has been bolstering the backbone of its industrial Internet of Things, or IoT, technology, quietly for more than two years, but now it's in the spotlight itself -- or rather is powering the spotlight. As a result of a partnership with its hometown, Comcast's MachineQ -- a low-power, wide-area network that ...
Philadelphia police are hunting for a bank robber who struck the day before Christmas Eve. Investigators say the suspect entered the citizens Bank branch at 8616 Germantown Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section around 11:30 a.m. on December 23. police say the gun-wielding man demanded money and ...
Man shot by Philadelphia police during robbery investigation. Watch this report during Action News at Noon on December 26, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Tuesday, December 26, 2017 04:24PM. COBBS CREEK (WPVI) --. Officials said a plainclothes Philadelphia police officer shot and critically wounded a man after a pursuit ...
Philadelphia (CBS) -- Philadelphia police are on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver who they say killed a man in the city's Wynnfield section on Tuesday evening. The incident happened around 10 p.m. at the intersection of 54th Street and City Avenue. Officers arrived and found the victim lying in the road.
Philadelphia in particular has been plagued by gun violence and "relies on this reporting when making the crucial decision whether a license-to-carry applicant should be permitted to carry a firearm," said Mayor Jim Kenney, who is a Democrat like the mayors of New York and San Francisco. "We're joining ...
The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced its neighborhood revitalization project, a stage in the Choice Neighborhood Transformation Plan. This specific plan will look at enhancing a 13-story high-rise senior citizen building in the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood. According to the city's housing ...


 

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