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By Molly Daly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The inaugural “Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Challenge” was held Saturday at the Kingsessing Rec Center in Southwest Philadelphia. 269 more words
By Cherri Gregg
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Police Department today welcomed three dozen cadets to the ranks of officer.
The thirty men and six women raised their right hands, swearing to uphold the constitutional rights of those they protect and serve. 156 more words
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The cash-strapped Philadelphia School District will lay off 17 central office employees as part of an elimination of 81 positions.
District spokesman Fernando Gallard says 64 of the 81 positions being eliminated are currently vacant. 160 more words
By Hadas Kuznits
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One of the two winners of the 87th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee visited Philadelphia today, to explore his future career aspirations. 256 more words
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – A Birmingham-area university estimates it has an economic impact of more than $335 million on the state.
Samford University provides 2,438 jobs and pays about $13.2 million in income and sales taxes according to a study released Thursday by the school. 54 more words