La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.
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Although usually visited as a haunted attraction during Halloween, the Eastern State Penitentiary has a much more historical significance. The prison was considered a new and revolutionary concept and later set the standard for how prisons should be made on a world-wide scale.
The prison was the first of its kind to have central heat, running water, and efficient plumbing throughout the complex. At that time, President Andrew Jackson had no running water in the White House and had to heat the building with coal-burning stoves.
La abarrotada carrera por el puesto de Fiscal de Distrito acaba de hacerse más sencilla con el reciente anuncio de Seth Williams.
Un nuevo candidato, Larry Krasner, se subió a escena tras trabajar como abogado criminalista en la ciudad. Ha compartido que aprecia la retirada de Williams pero declaró que no tendrá nada que ver en su propia candidatura.
Last Christmas, eleven kids from Philadelphia travelled to Cuba on a goodwill trip to play baseball with other kids their age and to better understand the reality of the island.
Un grupo de once jóvenes de Filadelfia viajó a Cuba recientemente con el fin de jugar a béisbol con cubanos de su edad y poder conocer mejor la realidad de la isla.
Seth Williams announced today that he will not be running for Philadelphia District Attorney.
Williams was first elected in 2009 and current runner's express it was the excitement of having the first black district attorney that made the election an easy win for Williams. And though his star quickly rose, his tenure as DA has been rife with scandal and investigation.
Though his most notable scandal has been the recent record fine in the amount of $62,000, Williams has also ben under federal investigation by the FBI in 2015 and received other pushback.
What a difference a day makes! Yesterday we were looking at record warmth temperatures, everyone out and about, enjoying the sunshine without a worry in the world. Then came today. A storm system that brought the city various amounts of snow and ice. For precautionary procedures the City of Philadelphia closed its schools.
If you were ever curious about what a day in the life of a Cuban professional dancer is, Malpaso Dance Company wants to show you. In their first international tour and visit to Philadelphia, the company will share two of their major pieces, “24 hours and a dog” and “Why You Follow.”
We at ALDIA News bring to you the places in Philadelphia you may have heard of but you may not know of. There are many stories within the city. We do our part to bring them into the light.
With this rare sunny and warm day, you would think it was the middle of summer instead of the second week of February. ALDIA News takes a trip to El Bloque de Oro (The Golden Block) and near Front & Allegheny avenue to see how people are using their time in this type of weather.
We then go to Temple University Main Campus to see how students and staff are taking advantage of the day.
Today AL DÍA News visits Wissahickson Valley Park as well as traveling along Kelly Drive to not only take in the peace and serenity of what nature has created, but also to appreciate the architecture of man made structures that usually would go unnoticed while driving along your way to work during the week.
Dos marchas llevadas a cabo el martes en Filadelfia han demostrado el concepto de lo que realmente significa tener una fuerza de resistencia frente a un sistema político.
Two marches on Tuesday in Philadelphia have spoken to the concept of what it means to really have a force of resistance against a political system.
A group numbering close to the hundreds, a large collection of Comcast employees in Philadelphia walked out of the Comcast Center midday on Thursday to protest President Trump's recent executive order barring refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Not far from the universities within the city limits lies a small suburban university with a big name. Penn State Abington boasts almost 4,000 full and part-time students and is looking to expand. With shuttles from the city to campus and efforts to increase their grant program, the school is looking to make higher education accessible to all.
From protests outside of PHL to a local lawsuit filed by the ACLU, the city of Philadelphia has felt the effects of the muslim travel ban since its signing on the first of the month. Prominent members of the local muslim community have spoke about the impact of the travel ban issued and what they hope to see in the future.
El Baile del Corazón de Filadelfia, que contó con más de 800 asistentes de las comunidades corporativa, médica, farmacéutica y social de Filadelfia, es la gala anual en beneficio de la misión de la Asociación Americana del Corazón, construyendo vidas más saludables, libres de enfermedades cardiovasculares e infartos.
La Mega 105.7 FM celebró su sexta “Ahora Sí Show” gala anual en el Crystal Tea Ballroom en el Centro de Filadelfia el pasado fin de semana. La anfitriona del shor radial Marilyn Rodríguez utiliza las ondas de frecuencia para llegarle a su comunidad: "mi misión siempre ha sido darle voz a la comunidad Latinoamericana en el Delaware Valle, desde celebridades, actores, cantantes hasta el abordaje de asuntos sociales y económicos, solución de problemas y opciones de trabajo".
En la reunión de febrero de Philly for Change, los candidatos para fiscal de distrito en Filadelfia hablaron al grupo de sus plataformas y sobre sus decisiones profesionales y sobre cómo impactarían sus decisiones como fiscal de distrito.
At Philly for Change’s February meeting, three candidates for Philadelphia District Attorney spoke to the group on their platforms and their previous career decisions and how they would impact their decisions as DA. The meetings are set to determine how the group would vote to endorse a candidate.
The Philadelphia Heart Ball, which is attended by more than 800 individuals from Philadelphia’s corporate, medical, pharmaceutical and social communities, is the annual black-tie gala benefiting the American Heart Association’s lifesavin
Mega 105.7 FM held their sixth annual "Ahora Si Show" Gala at the Crystal Tea Ballroom in Center City Philadelphia this past weekend. Host of the radio show Marilyn Rodriguez uses the airwaves to reach out to her community. "My mission has been to empower the Latino community throughout the Delaware Valley from celebrities, actors, singers to dealing with the social and economic issues, problem solving and finding employment."
During the many travels of ALDIA's photographer throughout the city, there are many places and faces that might not be recognized to many but there are hidden stories in Philadelphia.
We take a look at today's Photos of the Day while traveling into the Italian Market in South Philadelphia as well as along Penn Treaty Park by the Delaware River.
President Donald Trump has signed a total of 7 Executive orders in his first eight days of office, many orders focusing specifically on issues that were the cornerstone of his campaign. Among them, the executive order titled, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, specifically tackles is policies on immigration reform and sanctuary cities.
En una mesa redonda multicultural con la prensa la semana pasada, el alcalde Kenney habló con franqueza sobre las reacciones de la ciudad ante la administración del presidente Donald Trump.
Universities in Greater Philadelphia are reaching out to their faculty, staff and student populations in the wake of Trump's controversial travel ban on immigrants from seven Muslim countries, reports The Philadelphia Business Journal.
Hazelton, a small Pennsylvania town, struggles to redefine its identity as Latino immigrants save its economy, reports Vice Magazine.