By Jon Campisi
Dan Pehrson represents a gun-owning demographic not often discussed: Young, professionals packin’ (legal) heat on Philly streets. As Pehrson tells his tale, it’s hard to ignore the fact that there’s a gun under his shirt.
Back on Track selects first-time, nonviolent drug offenders and places them in a rehabilitative program comprised of education, parenting classes, job training and other “employment readiness activities,” to stop crime before it becomes a habit.
By Tara Murtha
The PSPCA proposal is a sight to behold, stocked with swashbuckling campaign promises. On paper, it looked like 2009 would be a relatively good time to be a homeless animal in Philadelphia. Instead, disaster ensued.
By PW Staff
What to do in Philly this week.