Man left a bequest to a charitable organization he hated.
The Israeli foreign minister has assured Mayor Nutter the office will stay open.
Cold weather unseats bikeheads, and theres a War on Cars.
House approves defense bill. A4.
Jobless aid extension to expire. A5.
TRENTON Tourism promoters say the state's advertising campaign to let people know the Jersey Shore was open for business this year was good but came too late to save the summer.
For the last month, the cast and crew of Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters rehearsed five days a week at Rutgers-Camden's Gordon Theater, transforming it into an African village and bringing a little bit of Broadway to Camden.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - It will all look familiar Saturday afternoon, when, whether in football uniforms or dress hats and brass-buttoned overcoats, the seniors at Army and Navy enter Lincoln Financial Field for the last time.
City Council on Thursday unanimously approved the long-awaited land-bank bill, and Mayor Nutter promptly vowed to sign it - clearing the way for Philadelphia to become the largest city in the country with a land bank.
Eleanor Parker, 91, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in The Sound of Music, died Monday in Palm Springs, Calif., due to complications from pneumonia.
Edward D. Davis III, 83, of Wyncote, a Philadelphia schoolteacher and administrator who later ran a tea room in Glenside, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, of cancer at Abington Memorial Hospital.
Two schools and a synagogue oppose Broad Street Provence project
Council passed a slew of important bills in its last meeting of 2013.
Historic preservation group says Blue Horizon one of several endangered properties.
TRENTON - Some New Jersey lawmakers are busy preparing for the day they expect casino gambling to expand to the Meadowlands.
TRENTON - A bill qualifying undocumented immigrants for in-state college tuition rates cleared an Assembly committee Thursday, moving one step toward reaching the desk of Gov. Christie - who has said he would not sign it.
"What were most important" to the Rev. James A. Benson, according to his daughter, "were God, family, and his museum."
WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday approved by a vote of 332-94 a modest bipartisan plan to spend more on both defense and domestic programs for the next two years, an agreement aimed at avoiding government shutdowns and easing automatic spending cuts.
William Fedullo, the personal injury lawyer who takes over as Philadelphia bar chancellor Jan. 1, has a reputation as a consensus builder who connects with clients and opposing attorneys, a trait that helped him fashion settlements in courtroom disputes where adversaries often are separated by wide differences and heated emotions.
John J. Craft, 77, of Devon, a former museum director and educator, died Sunday, Dec. 8, of lung disease at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Widener graduate funds scholarship
CHESTER Tom and Bonnie Bown and Widener University recently established the Gen. Carl E. Mundy Jr. and Linda Sloan Mundy Marine Scholarship Fund.
Testimony resumes with government witnesses talking about mob threats
City Council yesterday voted to give a $33 million tax break for new hotels.
A few tips to make your company pop up during the festive season.
New Jersey's school elections - most now held in November instead of April - have not only become the quiet cousins in statewide elections, they continue to see less and less political cash as well.
PENNSAUKEN The old saying that charity begins at home provides a fitting description for an unusual Pennsauken help group.
Pennsauken Neighbors Helping Neighbors has made it its mission to help the needy in the town - not just during the holiday season but whenever financial aid is required.
Top executives and investors do well in megamergers, and the American Airlines-US Airways Group merger that closed Monday offers more proof.
NEW YORK - When Eric J. Foss, Aramark's chief executive, huddled for about 20 minutes Thursday morning with traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange waiting for the first trade of the Philadelphia company's new shares, that may well have been the longest break he's had in the last week and a half.
HARRISBURG - For the last two decades, Manhattan billionaire John Catsimatidis has opened the doors of his Fifth Avenue apartment, overlooking Central Park, at Christmastime to toast the biggest names in Pennsylvania politics.
Historian Michael G. Kammen, 77, who explored the conflicting strains of American culture with irony and an appreciation of the quirky, died Nov. 29 in Ithaca, N.Y., said a spokesman for Cornell University, where he taught for more than four decades.
NORRISTOWN At a hearing on the county budget Thursday afternoon, the only comments came from Upper Providence residents who oppose the sale of the county's geriatric center, Parkhouse.