Until yesterday’s announcement that the Democratic convention will be in Philadelphia next year, Septa had planned to begin a $150-million renovation of the corridors under City Hall by the start of that summer.
Penndot is dispatching trucks, plows, and crews from across the state. New Jersey DOT is sending ten dumptrucks equipped with plows and salt spreaders, six front-end loaders, ten “bobcats,” and 36 workers.
“It’s only six by ten,” the museum’s attorney says. “It’s an accessory sign — it’s not outdoor advertising.” Opponents say it could engender more digital signs along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Wolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that City Council and the mayor want to change Philadelphia’s smoking law so that no additional exemptions to the ban could be granted in the future.
The walkway is needed because HUP plans to demolish an old office building and put up a new hospital tower there.
Officials say the dog killed the raccoon in a yard in Haddon Township last Tuesday, February 3rd.
A bill before City Council “would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste,” explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
Leslie McCarthy, an assistant professor at Villanova University, says part of the problem with potholes this year is the way they were repaired last year.
Spring is almost just around the corner and it will soon be time to break out the clippers and trim up the greens in your yard.
Cherry Hill-based plumbing specialist Tom Hutchinson says that with recent temperatures getting down to about 11 degrees, pipes in many homes have already frozen. The trouble, he says, will come as those pipes thaw.
Some species can endure the cold weather easily. Others not so much. But the Philadelphia Zoo makes sure all the species are kept happy.
It may be having an impact on our freshwater creeks since the salt sprinkled on our roads comes straight from the earth.
Those dark, dingy, decaying underground corridors — used by thousands of commuters daily to access the Market-Frankford El, the Broad Street Subway, and underground trolley platforms — have seen better days.
US senator Robert Menendez says one need only look at the scope of damage in the Gulf of Mexico from the BP oil spill as proof of the danger to the entire midatlantic coast.