Joel Mathis

@joelmmathis
Citified

Philly Metro Area Slips to 7th-Largest in the U.S.

The D.C. area now surpasses us in population.

Citified

Study: Segregation Is Bad for Your Health

That’s particularly bad news in Philly.

security
News

DNC Security Won’t Shut Down City

The Scoop: Officials say they have a "flawless" security plan.

News

Wolf Will Let GOP Budget Become Law

The 2015-16 budget impasse is over. Just in time for the 2016-17 budget impasse?

Business

Is Nugs.net the Future of the Music Biz?

Philly-area buddies created a live music library. Can they save rock n’ roll?

News

Pa. Legislature Mulls Lead Crackdown

In the wake of Flint, legislation to test for and reduce lead in the environment.

Wilt Chamberlain
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Recording of Wilt’s 100-Point Game to be Preserved by Library of Congress

Nobody else has come close.

News

Rendell Skeptical of Soda Tax

The Scoop: He argues against targeting a single industry for revenues.

Property

Praise for Penn’s Philadelphia Grid

The Guardian dubs it a "utopian ideal" that lives on both here and around the world.

News

Police: This Guy Exposed Himself to Amish Women — Because They Couldn’t Call for Help

Then, one day, he met an off-duty state trooper.

News

Brussels-to-Philly Flight Canceled

American Airlines cancels flight after terror attack.

News

Tougher DUI Penalties Possible

The Scoop: New bill would require ignition interlock device after first drunk-driving conviction.

Business

Comcast and Amazon Are Joining Forces

The online retailer now has pages to sell Internet and cable packages from Xfinity.

News

Did Ed Rendell "Mess Up" Taxes for DNC Donors?

New York Post says Rendell is "scrambling." Philly DNC officials dispute that.

News

Police: Deadly Turnpike Robbery Committed by Retired Trooper

Clarence Briggs killed two people before being shot and killed.