Gloucester Township Police have created a new detective position dedicated to addressing domestic violence, part of a multifaceted initiative town and county officials announced Thursday.
The Democratic National Convention Committee has settled in town and is ready to work. The committee, led by convention CEO Rev. Leah D. Daughtry, has been setting up shop at offices at 19th and Market streets over the last few weeks. On Thursday, the team announced the addition of six new directors on staff.
Last weekend it felt like we had finally kicked summer out for good, but this week the 70s came roaring back. A cold front will drop temperatures around 15 degrees from Friday to Saturday. That cold front will bring rain, but it will clear out just in time. Even your Friday night plans should be fine.
The University of Pennsylvania has tapped coworking-space operator Benjamin's Desk to run its Pennovation Center research and business hub. Benjamin's Desk will operate two floors of shared workspace and laboratories and one floor of Penn engineering labs in the 58,000-square-foot facility, company spokesman Joe Taylor Jr. said Thursday.
Brennan Investment Group has purchased Markel Corp.'s 168,000-square-foot headquarters and production facility in Plymouth Township, the Chicago-based real estate investment firm said in a release on Thursday.
Philadelphia restrooms will get some required rebranding thanks to a gender-neutral bathroom bill passed Thursday. City Council unanimously approved the ordinance requiring that all single-occupancy public restrooms be labeled as gender-neutral, and drop any "Men" or "Women" qualifiers from signs.
Exelon Corp., parent company of Peco Energy Co., will move some jobs from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. - including the job of the executive who chairs a regional business organization that promotes Philadelphia's commercial interests.