Up to date

Older Stories

More News

Pa. lawmakers fail to vote on cigarette tax crucial to Philly schools

Pa. lawmakers fail to vote on cigarette tax crucial to Philly schools State lawmakers are scrapping plans to approve a cigarette tax for Philadelphia city schools this summer and, in the meantime, they're asking the governor to send the school district a cash advance. Philadelphia's mayor called

DelDOT opens southbound lanes of I-495 on Thursday [video]

DelDOT opens southbound lanes of I-495 on Thursday [video]Following what was described as a "successful realignment," the southbound lanes of I-495 through Wilmington are opening one month ahead of schedule.

Weekly Entertainment Guide - BlackStar Film Fest, Dragon Boats & Music Festivals

Weekly Entertainment Guide - BlackStar Film Fest, Dragon Boats & Music FestivalsEnjoy dragon boats, blues, and a boat parade on the river, get messy with science, see a one minute play, dance to Reggae in the Park, sing along with Patsy Cline, and take a trip back to the Tudor period. Something for

Top stories from NewsWorks, delivered to your inbox.

Format:
NewsWorks is supported by
Discussion
Welcome to Philadelphia jury duty, a test of impartiality
EssayWorks

Welcome to Philadelphia jury duty, a test of impartiality

The other day I received a summons. Yup, I had jury duty. I was prepared. I brought a good book, a big bottle of water and my trusty iPad. ... And thus began my somewhat surprising journey through the Jury Questionnaire.
EssayWorks

Sláinte! Remembering an unlikely friend and his favorite pint

Craig and I were an odd couple from the get go. A highly cultured man with a patrician air, he seemed to be a character out of "Downton Abbey" with his elegant manners, refined bearing and scholarly knowledge of classical

Weekdays at 6 p.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM

Anticipating new mayor, Philly business leaders begin charting five-year course for growth

Anticipating new mayor, Philly business leaders begin charting five-year course for growth

When Philadelphia's next mayor takes office in 2016, he or she will face daunting challenges: high taxes, unemployment and widespread poverty, to name a few. The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce says it wants to
Fridays at 9 a.m. on WHYY 90.9 FM
Forecasting sea temps, far in advance

Forecasting sea temps, far in advance

Wouldn't it be great if we could check on water temperatures weeks before we even head to the beach?  
NewsWorks is supported by

Questions, Comments, Story Ideas

Contact NewsWorks


NewsWorks is supported by
Your browser is out-of-date!

Some features of this website (and others) may not work correctly with this browser.
Click below and we'll show you your upgrade options (they're free). Update my browser now

×