One week from tomorrow, new property assessments for all Philadelphia homeowners get mailed out. In advance of that, the Nutter Administration on Wednesday briefed Council members on the numbers — at least some of them.
Hundreds of people packed the Germantown Jewish Centre Sunday afternoon to celebrate the life of former Philadelphia city councilwoman Happy Fernandez.
A major figure in Philadelphia politics and education, has passed away.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder suffered by returning war veterans is a growing issue facing both vets and the social service agencies that treat them.
The single biggest issue facing Mayor Nutter and City Council during 2012 involved a plan to overhaul Philadelphia’s property tax system.
City Council signed off on a bill allowing a digital billboard on the side of the old Electric Factory building at 7th and Callowhill Streets; opponents were livid.
A new plan approved Tuesday in a city council committee would require tow truck operators to take a photograph showing a vehicle parked illegally on or off the street in order to tow it.
Mayor Nutter and City Council are taking the first steps toward having the city re-gain control of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, which has been run by the feds for nearly two years.
This past week City Council restored more than $10 million in funding to programs that had been reduced or cut earlier, including money for the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Chris provides updates on the roller coaster blown out into the ocean in Seaside Heights by Hurricane Sandy and one of the stars of Two and A Half Men calling his show filth. He says he does not want his sons asking for dolls for Christmas and warns against the drama that could be caused from joining an office lottery pool. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
The long-running battle over outdoor advertising on the old Electric Factory site at 7th and Callowhill Streets is returning to City Council.
When 19-year-old Kyle Bower was sworn in as an Alburtis councilman in January there were some doubts.
Authorities are investigating a two-car crash in the city’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood that left two city council officials and another man injured, according to police.
A city council committee today debates a plan from the Nutter Administration to boost the penalties for riding all terrain vehicles in parks and on sidewalks.
A Philadelphia city councilman’s plan to give council direct and final control over hundreds of millions of dollars isn’t sitting too well with a local political watchdog group.
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