You are viewing 8 articles for 04 April 2013

Owner of Bustleton-based ambulance company charged with health care fraud

The owner of Bustleton's Brotherly Love Ambulance faces up to 15 years in prison for an alleged health care scheme. Feda Kuran, 37, is accused of transporting patients who didn't need…

How Washington High School keeps the dropout rate low

George Washington High School's four-year graduation rate is 80 percent -- the best in the city. There, and at Northeast High School, fewer than two-thirds of the student body qualifies as low-income,…

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Large pool of potential candidates for Schwartz' congressional seat

A couple of the likely candidates to succeed U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District are two of the funniest people in local politics. Montgomery County State Senator Daylin…

    • Penn's Landing Park, the Master Plan vision

DRWC names Hargreaves to design Penn's Landing re-do

The firm that designed Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London and Louisville's Waterfront Park, which links that city with the Ohio River, will soon begin design and engineering work on a…

    • View from Laurel Hill
Eyes on the Street

Love Note #165: Theresa McCaul-Miller's love poem to Laurel Hill Cemetery

Here's another installation in our Philly Love Notes collaboration -  sweet peace found at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Love Note #165: Theresa McCaul-Miller's love poem to Laurel Hill Cemetery Favorite Spot:…

    • Marian Anderson Recreation Center, Photo courtesy of Phillytrax
Eyes on the Street

April 4: Chief Collections Officer | DRPA Investigation | Art Museum strategic vision | Former Glaxo HQ adaptive reuse | Bike sharing

Good morning Streeters! On PlanPhilly, Jared Brey reported yesterday that Mayor Nutter appointed Tom Knudsen, former CEO of Philadelphia Gas Works and Philadelphia Schools' chief recovery officer, as the city's first…

    • SEPTA is working to phase out tokens and paper transfers by mid 2014

SEPTA to do away with paper transfers, charge full cash fare

As SEPTA moves toward New Payment Technology (NPT) and transitions from tokens to “smart media,” the authority will do away with another outdated payment form – the paper transfer.  At the…

    • Turtles with lights at night

Art Commission considers Manayunk, Delaware River projects

On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Art Commission enjoyed a morning of transitions — of bridges and crossings and dams. Three projects received final approval, while a fourth, the most complex was given…

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