In solidarity with the Baltimore protests, a march titled “Philly Is Baltimore” is underway in Philadelphia.
One example of sign confusion can be found trying to get from the Broad Street Line to the Trolleys at City Hall. There aren’t any signs. Instead, Williams jokingly points out, “There’s a green staircase, and everybody knows green means trolleys.”
This past weekend brought the annual New York City gathering of local politicos known as the Pennsylvania Society, and the soirees included a fundraiser for Council President Clarke.
Councilman Kenney is fed up with public officials being allowed to park their personal cars all day on the apron of City Hall.
The failure of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s ambitious plan to sell PGW marks a new low in relations between Nutter and members of City Council. But the mayor insists he’ll be able to get things done in 2015, his final year in office, and rejects the label “lame duck.”
The sounds of the holiday season were upstaged by chants for justice by protesters in Philadelphia Wednesday evening.
City Council members are furious about Mayor Michael Nutter’s new plan to encourage city workers to stop smoking, and they gave his aides an earful at a hearing Wednesday.
Protesters are set to march from 30th Street Station to City Hall around 4 p.m.
Several hundred gathered at City Hall around 3 p.m. Tuesday and marched up Broad Street for a rally near Cecil B. Moore Avenue carrying signs and a large poster of Michael Brown.
Hundreds flocked to Dilworth Park for the first weekend of ice skating at City Hall.
It’s not a presidential election year, but in the commonwealth voters will be going to the polls on November 4 to elect candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, the state House and Senate, and for U.S. Congress.
No murders in the city since mid-July has new Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson really upbeat about the direction of public safety.
The energy efficient overhaul is part of the city’s larger Guaranteed Energy Savings project meant to lower the city’s energy consumption by 30 percent.
The machines are called direct recording electronic, or DRE, and with a press of a button or turn of a wheel voters can choose the next governor or congressman, with choice recorded directly into the machine’s memory. Advocates says there’s a problem.
Voting rights groups teamed up Saturday evening to host Philadelphia’s first “Drum Duel” — a competition designed to get people fired up about voting.