Phila. Officials Announce Effort To Save Money, Create Jobs By Making City Buildings More Energy EfficientThe Mayor and City Council President have announced a ten-year effort to save money and create jobs, by making city buildings, businesses and homes greener.
Philadelphia Has A New Poet LaureatePhiladelphia has a new poet laureate. Mayor Jim Kenney Friday announced that the former Mural Arts Education Director will serve in the role for the next year.
Bills Coming In For January's Snowfall In Phila. More Than What Was Budgeted Philadelphia estimates the cost of plowing out of the two feet of snow that fell two weeks ago will top $8 million.
Phila. Officials Say Snow Removal Operations Are Reaching CompletionPhiladelphia's Streets Commissioner says more than 90 percent of Philadelphia's streets have been plowed and he expects to get close to the city's goal of having every through street clear by the end of today.
Crews Continue Working To Remove Snow From Neighborhood Streets In Phila.City officials continue a massive operation to remove snow from neighborhood streets.
Phila. Parking Authority To Help With City's Snow Plowing EffortsPhiladelphia will get some help with that difficult side street plowing that's continuing after the weekend's massive snowfall.
City Crews Begin Preparations For Impending Winter StormThe city of Philadelphia has started its preparations for the winter storm that's expected to dump anywhere from 12-16 inches of snow in Philly and the surrounding areas.
Stacks Of Shrink-Wrapped WiFi Equipment Collect Dust In City WarehousePhiladelphia’s financial watchdog says tens of thousands of dollars in unused wireless internet hardware is just wasting away inside a city warehouse. City Controller Alan Butkovitz blames the Nutter Administration for doing nothing to make use of the equipment.
Hackers Expose Email Addresses Of City Employees On Website For CheatersHackers have released the email addresses of thousands of registered users at a website that promotes extramarital affairs. Nine of those addresses are for City of Philadelphia employees, and now city officials are investigating.
Mayor Nutter Upbeat on 'World Heritage City' Designation For PhiladelphiaThere are more than 230 World Heritage cities around the globe, but none so far in the US.
Lawsuit Filed in Death of Pedestrian Run Over By Duck Boat in Chinatown"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.
Mayor Nutter's Chief of Staff Promises Adequate Security In Place for Holiday WeekendEverett Gillison, the city's deputy mayor for public safety, had assurances for both local residents and visitors.