Here's a look at what's to come on NewsWorks this week:
1. For a few weeks this winter it looked like 2013 would be the first year in nearly 30 years that a professional bike race wouldn't make its way through Philadelphia. But thanks to an influential congressman and a slew
Students, parents and community leaders turned out Thursday afternoon for a Rally for Public Education at Thomas Mifflin Elementary School in East Falls.
The latest in a series of Northwest-based outreach efforts, participants
The game of roads is often understood as a battle between motorist and bicyclist, but this is not the full story. Every day on my bike convinces me that the mercenary pedestrian is among the most dangerous players.
Using technology to make cities better.
That's the theme of the 2013 Mayors' Innovation Summit. It's the work of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, of which Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is current president.
Even as funding for Pennsylvania public schools has dwindled, the cost of sending students to independent, online charter schools has risen in more than three-quarters of Pennsylvania's 500 traditional school districts.
Hi, I'm Megan Pinto, editor of the Roxborough, Manayunk and East Falls site. I'll be hosting office hours at Starbucks in Roxborough on Thursday, May 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. Stop by to pitch a story or learn how to become a contributor. @RoxYunkFalls on Twitter, Northwest Philly on Facebook.
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