Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Robberies in the 35th and 39th Districts [VIDEO]

Northwest Detective Division is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspect wanted for a robbery in Germantown – Penn Knox and Olney. Incident #1:DC# 15-39-023963Det. Jefferson #9299 On Monday, March 30, 2015, at 9:25 am, an unknown male entered the Family Dollar Store located at 5200 Germantown Avenue and approached and employee […]

Day Camp – Camden Riversharks Baseball Academy

Why You Should Go: If you’ve got a slugger at home who wants to be the next Derek Jeter, Hank Aaron or Babe Ruth, then it’s time to send them to Camden Riversharks Baseball Academy. Here your baseball player will perfect their swing, sharpen their skills, and learn to love America’s Pastimemanager all from World […]

NJ & PA Among Most Financially Literate States

By Jim Donovan: National Financial Literacy Month begins today. How financially literate are you? The personal finance website, WalletHub, has released its report on 2015’s Most Least Financially Literate States, which analyzes financial education programs and consumer habits in each of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. The good news? In […]

Notes from the news, March 30

By the Notebook on Mar 30, 2015 09:19 AM District makes testing opt-out information more prominent. Notebook Wolf has a vision for ending Philly’s SRC, not a blueprint. NewsWorks Assistive technology is a needed tool in the city’s resource-starved schools. Notebook Teachers union canvasses for Kenney. NewsWorks How Trauma Overwhelms Philly Schoolkids. Philly Mag Public […]

Notes from news, March 31

By the Notebook on Mar 31, 2015 09:28 AM Kenney touts Philly school-funding plan he says won’t raise taxes. NewsWorks Kenney releases plan to raise $105M for schools, bolster pre-K offerings citywide. NewsWorks Kenney’s education plan: hubs, pre-K, nonprofit cash. Inquirer City Council candidates’ views on education: Paul Steinke. Notebook As City Council Launches Budget […]


Philadelphia, March 31, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the release of the Philadelphia ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ (MBK) Local Action Report highlighting how Philadelphia will sustainably improve outcomes for youth in Philadelphia—particularly boys and young men of color—by leveraging existing, evidence-based programs and by making investments in proven initiatives. Since accepting the MBK challenge in […]

Bright House to be acquired if Comcast, Time Warner Cable merger is OK’d

Charter Communications is planning to acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. The deal is contingent on several factors, including the closing of a separate deal Charter entered into last year with Comcast. Lauren Hertzler Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter Charter Communications said Tuesday it is planning to acquire Bright House Networks […]

Wanted: Suspect for Shooting in the 24th District [VIDEO]

East Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect for a shooting in Upper Kensington. On March 16, 2015, at 7:20 am, 24th District officers responded to a report of gun shots at 2900 Gransback Street. Upon their arrival, officers observed seven 45 caliber casings on the highway. At this time there are […]

Wanted: Suspects for Assault in the 9th District [***UPDATED VIDEO***]

Central Detective Division is asking for the public’s assistance to identify and locate the suspects for an assault in Washington Square. On March 19, 2015, at 4:17 pm, the complainant was on the northbound platform for the subway located at 400 South Broad Street when he was attacked by a group of young males. After […]

McDonald’s Is Testing All-day Breakfast

NEW YORK (AP) — A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald’s plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month. The company said in a statement that the test is in response to customers who have said they’d like to eat breakfast foods outside the […]