Philadelphia School District Adding A New Holiday To Its CalendarMuslim public school students and staff in Philadelphia will be able to take an excused day off, for the first time, this September to celebrate Eid. It's the first step in making the holiday part of the school calendar.
Rejecting Mayor's School Bailout, Council Eyes Hikes in Parking and Business TaxesCity Council opposes Mayor Nutter's plan to raise property taxes by nearly ten percent, and seems headed for providing only $70-80 million of the requested $103 million.
Philadelphia Welcoming Homeland Security Chief With Pitch For 2016 DNC Security FundingIn past years, the feds have given cities that host political conventions upwards of $50 million for security.
In West Philadelphia, Gov. Wolf Urges More State Investment in EducationThe governor spoke to automotive tech students on the west regional campus of Community College of Philadelphia.
Nutter's Proposed Budget Gets Tepid Reception Among Philadelphia LawmakersNutter delivered his final budget to City Council by asking the lawmakers to hike property taxes 9.3 percent.
Zeoli Show Log 2.9.15Rich examined President Obama's statement that the media overstates the terrorist threat, ISIS recruited home grown terrorists, and the latest surrounding the Brian Williams controversy. He also talked to Jay Michaelson from the Daily Beast, Author Damon Root, and Dr. Damon Centola from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Plans a Promotional 'I Love Philly' Afternoon, on Valentine's Day, in Love ParkIvana Lash, 16, a junior at Parkway Center City High School, says too many people in Philadelphia only see negativity.
Zeoli Show Log 2.5.15Rich discussed NBC News Anchor Brian Williams being exposed lying about a story from Iraq in 2003, body builders drinking breast milk, and a man sent to prison after his son shot a playmate.
Phila. Councilman Thinks All Bars Should Have External Security Cams To Track Exiting PatronsCouncilman Curtis Jones' district includes the neighborhood of Manayunk, where Shane Montgomery died last fall after leaving a bar on Main Street.
City Council Set To Hold Hearing On Ebola Preparation In PhiladelphiaHow well is this region prepared to cope with an Ebola outbreak? Philadelphia City Council holds a hearing this afternoon to find out.
Philadelphia Lawmakers Plan Hearing On Whether Local Officials Are Prepared For Ebola ThreatThe Ebola crisis is prompting Philadelphia City Council to plan a hearing on this region's ability to respond to a pandemic.
NAACP Philadelphia Chapter Urges Wider Participation in Coming Elections"We have roughly 40 days before one of the most important elections in the state will take place," said NAACP local vice president Rodney Muhammad.