City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party’s 2016 national convention.
Philadelphia’s snow emergency declaration was being lifted at 2pm today.
In Philadelphia, officials are breathing a sigh of relief that the overnight accumulation did not cause widespread problems. And they stand by their decision to close city government on Friday.
With a second round of snow headed our way later today, the question is: must you shovel now, or can you wait until the last of the snow stops falling?
Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri says his crews would remain on the job for as long as the storm continues, and beyond.
A snow emergency has been declared in Philadelphia as of 8pm tonight, requiring all cars parked along “snow emergency” routes to be relocated elsewhere.
“We understand that (Streets Department) resources are taxed,” said city councilwoman Cindy Bass, “but there were some areas that really seemed to be not touched at all — some areas in West Mt. Airy, some areas in Chestnut Hill.”
DA Seth Williams says that after an investigation that lasted nearly two years, the grand jury concluded it could not recommend criminal charges against anyone in this case.
No snow emergency was declared by the city, and all government operations were kept on schedule, to avoid an early rush hour.
Former court administrator William Hird pleaded guilty to 18 counts of mail and wire fraud and lying to investigators.
According to city officials, crews are “lifting” it.
Mayor Nutter said the city’s snow emergency will be lifted as of 6pm Wednesday, and that the nonessential portions of city government that are closed today will be open tomorrow.
Currently, owners of rental properties must apply for an annual rental license but are not required to submit proof that the fire escape has been inspected.
Mother Nature has packed a whallop for trash collection vehicles in the city, according to Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri.
Now, for the first time, the district is disclosing how many offers came in.