Special to the Capital-Star

Special to the Capital-Star

Philly City Council invests $7.6M to clear tangled titles

By: - September 14, 2022

'We have to educate people,' Register of Wills Tracey L. Gordon said. 'Make it a conversation in your house about how to protect your generational wealth.'

Rocked by resignations, a depleted Philly City Council says it’s staying on task

By: - September 13, 2022

As the 2023 race for mayor heats up, four councilmembers have departed in less than 30 days.

Elizabeth resident cross-examines Dr. Christopher Long, a witness for Olympus Energy (Pittsburgh City Paper photo)

Gas firm and residents clash over plans to drill near a public school in Allegheny Co.

By: - September 12, 2022

The suburban Pittsburgh community already houses 38 gas wells.

The Whitehall Township Municipal Building, shown on May 9, was one of five locations for ballot drop-off boxes in Lehigh County (Photo by Donna Fisher/Armchair Lehigh Valley).

Group led by Stephen Miller, Mark Meadows sues Lehigh Co. over ballot drop-off boxes

By: - September 12, 2022

For second time in a year, the county finds itself in lawsuit over ballots.

Philly officials shine a light on workplace protection laws with grant program

By: - September 6, 2022

City officials are looking to award up to 14 community-based organizations as they try to boost awareness of workplace protection laws.

From steelworkers to baristas: the new face of Pittsburgh’s evolving labor movement

By: - September 5, 2022

'We see a whole slew of people from all walks of life who are coming in to show their support for the union,” Shea Gannon, of Pittsburgh, said.


CHOP moves a center closer to W. Philadelphia community

By: - September 3, 2022

In July, CHOP announced that it had moved its children and adolescent’s Center for Advanced Behavioral Healthcare to 4601 Market St.

School officials raising the rainbow flag to honor its being named after Gloria Casarez. (Photo: C.C. Tellez, Lez Run Philadelphia.)

Philly elementary school renamed for LGBTQ activist Gloria Casarez

By: - September 1, 2022

Casarez., who died in 2014, lived nearby and attended the school named in her honor.

In New Jersey, legislative resolutions raise the question: What’s the point?

By: - August 31, 2022

Garden State lawmakers use resolutions to highlight subjects ranging from guns to stuttering to Frank Sinatra.

Philly radio station WURD Founders Day celebration honors richness of Black culture

By: - August 30, 2022

The festivities will take place Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central branch at 1901 Vine St.

Raises, bonuses and more: Philly school district outlines its recruitment and retention plan

By: - August 23, 2022

The average teacher salary will be about $82,000 in the state's largest school district this year.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia on Friday 8/19/22.

Philly gets $25M federal grant to fix its most dangerous streets

By: - August 22, 2022

The money will pay for upgrading traffic signals, adding new paving, signage, speed bumps, and fixing potholes.