Pennsylvania Real Estate The Keystone State

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Known as the Keystone State, Pennsylvania is a hard working state. Depending on where you live, Pennsylvania real estate can be reasonable or pricey. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania is a state with an incredible amount of history battling with modern tendencies. Historically, the state is the home of such notable locations as Gettysburg and Valley Forge. For […]


A Little Golf In Philadelphia

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If you happened to be a regular member of one of its most exclusive main line private clubs, then Philadelphia was everything it was meant to be in the fraternity know as G-O-L-F. For unattached, unaffiliated players, the venues were generally mere after thoughts in most cases. However, the many dozens of top-daily-fee golf courses […]


Alcohol Treatment Centers In Philadelphia

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If has been said many times by many experts that the problem of alcoholism or alcohol as well as drug addiction is more frequent in big cites than smaller towns or villages. Research reports provide different conclusions, although many of them support this view. Philadelphia is like any other major city in the world when […]


Southwest Airline Flights Fares

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Recently, southwest airlines have announced their new flight schedule and fares from Philadelphia from May 9 2004. Now customers can easily purchase tickets for the new service with airfares starting from as low as $29 one way. Even the most expensive airfare offered by the Southwest airlines to and from Philadelphia is quite inexpensive. In […]


Area Businesses And Organizations Host 1 552 Philadelphia Schools Students For Shadowing Day

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I have worked at one business or another, since I turned 16. I worked for both private and nonprofit businesses, for big corporations and small professional firms. I still remember the excitement, as well as the culture shock, of my very first job. Because of my own experience, I made both of my children get […]


Philadelphia Schools Trying For Better Teachers

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All schools need teachers. What’s more important, however, is that the schools, even Philadelphia Schools, need excellent teachers. Excellent teachers bring many qualities to their classrooms. It’s hard to say what’s most important in regards to characteristics that make teachers great; classroom management, knowledge of subject area, good communication skills with parents, students, and administration, […]


Philadelphia Schools Work Towards Reform

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Research for Action (RFA), an independent research firm, is currently leading a program of study called Learning from Philadelphia Public Schools Reform. This is a comprehensive, multi-year study of Philadelphia Schools and their complex and radical reform effort. The schools system has been taken over by the state, in the hopes of drastically improving the […]


Philadelphia Schools Receive Grant To Improve Literacy With Art

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The Philadelphia Schools and the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) established a good working history in 2006 with the successful “Artist in Residence Program.” Through this initiative the Philadelphia Schools’ Office of Creative and Performing Arts teamed with PAEP to place working artists in ten-day residencies in schools without art or music specialists. Artists […]


Philadelphia Schools And Privatization Is It A Mistake

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The Philadelphia schools have been contracting out (also called privatization) many schools services to for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations for four years and are entering their fifth. School Reform Commissioner Daniel Whelan is willing to contract out any service, operational or educational, where there are providers able to meet the Philadelphia schools criteria, according to […]


School Reform Is Hot Topic For Philadelphia Schools

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Philadelphia Schools are in dire need of reform. In an effort to achieve this goal, two committees, The Right to Education Task Force and The School Reform Commission, have been formed to focus on improving the situation for all Philadelphia Schools students. A new mission statement, a Declaration of Education, an anti-truancy effort, and summer […]


Young Tsunami Survivors Find New Start At Shriners Hospitals

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When the Indian Ocean tsunami crashed ashore on December 26, 2004, many things were lost. Homes were swept away, belongings gone forever. Hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives in the disaster. And many of those who survived, including children, literally lost a part of themselves. Seven-year-old Tara Aulia and 11-year-old Hamdani survived the […]


A New Look A New Name Philadelphia Gets It S First Real Boutique Hotel

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A new look, a new name: The Rittenhouse Square Bed and Breakfast transforms into Philadelphia’s prmiere luxury accommodation — Rittenhouse 1715, a boutique hotel. With the completion of the first phase of renovations, The Rittenhouse Square Bed and Breakfast embraces its fresh, innovative look with a distinct new name — Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel. […]


A Nation Is Born In Philadelphia Philadelphia Travel Information

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Often referred to as “America’s Birthplace,” Philadelphia has been the center of progressive beliefs and democratic principles since the first settlement of the city was founded by the now famous Quaker, William Penn. Naming the settlement “The City of Brotherly Love,” William Penn hoped to protect individual freedoms and promote religious tolerance in stark contrast […]


No Bully Policy At Philadelphia Schools

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Philadelphia Schools has a “just say no” policy, when it comes to school bullies and other related negative student behavior. Approximately, two thirds of all deaths among children and adolescents in the United States are the result of injury-related causes. These include motor vehicle crashes, unintentional injuries, homicide and suicide. According to the Centers for […]


2006 Philadelphia Phillies Preview

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The Philadelphia Phillies remained right on the Braves heels for most of the 2005 season thanks to a potent batting order that included 2nd basemen Chase Utley (.291 28 105), and outfielder’s Pat Burrell (.281 32 117) and Bobby Abreu (.286 24 102). Shortstop Jimmy Rollins (.290 12 54) and veteran catcher Mike Lieberthal (.263 […]


Philadelphia Phillies Vs Milwaukee Brewers

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Miller Park The Philadelphia Phillies ended their longest winning streak since a 13 game streak in 1991. Glavine pitched seven strong innings and drove in a pair of runs to help the New York Mets beat Philadelphia 13-4 Wednesday night, snapping the Phillies nine-game winning streak. It had been quite a turnaround for the Phillies, […]