City Councilman Seeks New Protections For Renters In PhiladelphiaVanessa Fields was living happily in a Wynnefield apartment house when the building was sold and she was given five months to move out.
Concerns Over PECO Substation Lead To City Council HearingPhiladelphia city council will hold public hearings on PECO's plan to put an electric substation in the Wynnefield section of West Philadelphia, and the district councilman has concerns.
Child’s Death Spurs Phila. City Council HearingThe hearing's sponsor is worried about other programs that care for troubled teens.
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.