Councilman Bobby Henon

Mayor Michael Nutter receives task force report at AgustaWestland in Northeast Philadelphia. (Photo by Paul Kurtz/KYW)

Task Force Issues Recommendations To Expand Philadelphia’s Manufacturing Base

The report recommends the city develop talent by tapping into community colleges and high schools that focus on science, technology, engineering and math.


Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, in file photo. (credit: CBS)

Controversial Plan To Allow Advertising On Philadelphia Schools Put On Hold

City Council closed its 2013 legislative session with one key matter unresolved: whether to allow advertising on public school properties — to benefit the cash-starved district.


Attorney Stephanie Kosta (R) and George Kroculick (L) at a city council committee hearing on Philadelphia's billboard regulations. (credit: City of Philadelphia)

Overhaul Of Philadelphia’s Billboard Regulations Leaves Many Unhappy

Billboard companies and activists opposed to billboards were all unhappy Tuesday after a city council committee approved a top-to-bottom overhaul of Philadelphia’s billboard regulations.


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Earlier Set-Out Time For Trash Pickup In Philadelphia Starts This Week

Starting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.