| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:41 AM
The city is considering a radical change in the route of the Mummers Parade that would take it south from City Hall to Washington Avenue, skipping the event's spiritual heart - South Philadelphia.
The new route would reverse the parade's direction....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:52 AM
PHILADELPHIA — A man suspected of opening fire on a Grays Ferry street Friday night, killing a 3-year-old girl who was getting her hair braided, was arrested Monday night, police said.
With the assistance of U.S. marshals, police arrested Brandon...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley.
The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
As the Gaza conflict drags on, Iraq has faded from the headlines, even though the country is falling to pieces. So it was intriguing to meet a terrific group of Iraqi college students at Temple University on a State Department exchange program that...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
"Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser.
She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:25 PM
J.T. Barker has heard the U.S. Open stories about Oakmont Country Club, and frankly, he loves them. The more difficult the golf course, the better he plays.
"I heard the members slow down the greens and cut the rough for the U.S. Open, so I can't wait...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Two Lehigh Valley area golfers qualified Tuesday for the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, which will be held the same week as the men's event at Saucon Valley Country Club.
Noreen Mohler of Bethlehem and Amy Loughney, a Central Catholic graduate, advanced from...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Gene Mattare became director of golf at Saucon Valley Country Club in 1991. Since then, he has helped oversee two USGA championships (the 2000 Senior Open and 2009 Women's Open) along with renovations to the club's courses. In September, Saucon Valley...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion.
The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A gunman opened fire inside a Pennsylvania psychiatric facility on Thursday, killing a woman and wounding a doctor who apparently shot back and critically wounded his attacker, authorities said.
The armed man, believed to be in his 30s, walked into the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The television ad wars between Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent Tom Wolf have started early and often this summer in the run up to the Nov. 4 election.
As evidenced by two commercials, it’s clear both candidates...