City of Philadelphia
There are more than 230 World Heritage cities around the globe, but none so far in the US.
“Three deaths in less than five years have proven that the duck boats are dangerous on the water and dangerous on the land,” said attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.
Everett Gillison, the city’s deputy mayor for public safety, had assurances for both local residents and visitors.
The new commission’s job: to recommend ways the city can pay for high-quality pre-K for 40,000 eligible three- and four-year-olds.
“Be prepared to walk” was the message from Mayor Nutter and other officials who spelled out transportation plans for the World Meeting of Families in September.
On the north apron of City Hall, fencing has been installed to prevent pedestrians from getting close to what is about to become a major work zone.
Officials say it’s the most efficient method of generating the highest number of potential bidders and the most revenue.
Waring Elementary School students helped celebrate by dancing at Clemente Recreation Center, where deputy mayor Mike DiBerardinis said that kids like them were his chief motivation to cut his deparment’s carbon footprint.
Three retired teachers sued the SRC on First Amendment grounds after they were prohibited from holding protest signs at a contentious meeting on charter schools.
Among the award winners was a woman who has fostered 126 children in her home over 43 years, and adopted five of them.
Eli Zebooker, a retired center city dentist, was the oldest man in attendance. He is a spry 102.
Today’s primary election has the parties choosing not only nominees for mayor, but for all 17 seats on City Council.
Voters are being asked to approve commissions for women and universal pre-kindergarten, a rule promoting multi-language access to city services, and a referendum on school district governance.
“Controlled chaos would be an understatement,” said police inspector Mike McCarrick, who runs the police department’s East Division, where the derailment occurred.
Judge Won’t Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia’s Process of Seizing Properties Tied to Drug Cases
A Federal Judge has ruled that the DA and police will have to slug it out in court with homeowners as they attempt to take down the city’s process of seizing drug-related cash, cars and houses.