• February 19, 2015

    At first forum of Philly mayoral candidates, education is hot topic

    The six Democrats vying to be the next mayor of Philadelphia met Thursday morning for their first forum.
  • February 19, 2015

    CrossFit helps Camden kids cope, succeed

    Back when Steve Liberati was working as an exterminator, he didn't expect to one day run a CrossFit gym and a "paleo foods" business.
  • February 19, 2015

    Charter school providers turned down in Philly can make a case before state appeals board

    Marc Mannella is a veteran of the Philadelphia education reform movement, but his education in the finer points of charter law may have only just begu...
  • February 19, 2015

    Modified immune cells show promise in treating brain cancer, Penn scientists find

    Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a personalized immune therapy that redirects T cells to seek and destroy a type of gliobl...
  • February 18, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Invisible women of the Civil Rights Movement: Fannie Lou Hamer

    Fannie Lou Hamer was one of the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and deeply committed to helping African-Americans gain their...
  • February 18, 2015

    Mexican immigrants find a home at Norristown church

    The documentary "Adelante" focuses on the distinct cultures, traditions, and personalities of the parishioners who have collaborated to revi...
  • February 18, 2015 |  Dave Davies Off Mic

    Could Sam Katz win the mayor's office as an independent?

    Is it crazy time? Could Sam Katz, a three-time loser in past Philadelphia mayoral bids as a Republican, win this year as an independent?
  • February 18, 2015

    SRC hearing from applicants, opponents in prelude to vote on 39 charter school proposals

    The Philadelphia School Reform Commission is in the process of listening to testimony that will ultimately be used this evening to decide the fate of ...
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