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(The barkentine "Gazela" takes a short trip on the Delaware River, flying the colors of the City of Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Gazela Gets First Official Recognition as Philadelphia’s ”Tall Ship”

It had been called “Philadelphia’s unofficial tall ship,” but now she is official, thanks to Councilman David Oh.


(Alex Archowski.   Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia City Council Explores Additional Tax Credit For Hiring Veterans

Alex Archowski, of the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network, said some employers shy away from such tax credits because of paperwork.


(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For Philadelphia’s New Tactical Police Facility

Officials were there to break ground for the building which will be home to the police department’s SWAT, bomb squad, and K-9 units.


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Philadelphia City Council To Address Deteriorating Condition Of City’s Police And Fire Stations

City Council is planning more hearings on the deteriorating condition of the city’s police and fire stations.



Immigrant Business Owners Are Popular Target Of Violent Criminals

“If a business owner is newer to the neighborhood or might not have as strong English skills, that can create situations in which the business owner might be perceived as more vulnerable,” one expert says.


(City Council president Darrell Clarke, on his first day in that position.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

New Philadelphia City Council President Inaugurates 2012 Legislative Session

Philadelphia City Council chambers were packed on Thursday morning as the lawmakers launched their 2012 legislative session.


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Council Opens With New Leaders, New Members, Difficult Issues

When Philadelphia City Council convenes its 2012 legislative session this morning, it’ll have a very different look, with new leadership and six new members. But the biggest issues are anything but new.


(Philadelphia city councilman-elect David Oh.  Credit: David Madden)

Taubenberger Concedes to David Oh in GOP At-Large City Council Race

The one unsettled City Council race in this month’s election is now decided, with attorney David Oh now the winner of that Republican at-large seat.


(The office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners, who oversee elections in the city.  Credit:  David Madden)

Philadelphia Commissioners Set To Certify GOP At-Large Council Election

Election night results showed David Oh leading Al Taubenberger by about 150 votes.


(Candidates Al Taubenberger, standing at left, and David Oh, standing at right, attend the City Commissioners' meeting the morning after the election.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

GOP At-Large Council Candidates Eager For Resolution Of Very Tight Race

When the dust of Tuesday’s election settled, only about 150 votes separated David Oh and Al Taubenberger in the battle for one of two at-large Council seats reserved for the GOP.


(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Some City Council Races Wrap Quickly; Not So, At-Large GOP Seat

In Philadelphia, where Democratic registrations outpace Republicans by a 6-1 margin, several City Council races wrapped up quickly on Election Night.


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Election 2011: Lots Of Nerves On The Eve Of The Election

It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.


file photo (credit: Tony Hanson)

Union PAC Slams Council Candidate In Radio Ad

With Tuesday’s general election approaching, you may have noticed campaign ads running here on KYW Newsradio involving the battle for two city council seats set aside for the minority Republicans.


(Credit: Mike Dunn)

Veterans Protest Philadelphia City Council Candidate David Oh’s Military Claim

A group of military veterans protested today in center city Philadelphia against the City Council candidate who, according to the vets, exaggerated his military record.


Stigall Show Log 8.29.11

Parts of Philadelphia recover from Hurricane Irene flooding, while Chris wonders if the media hype went too far. Presidential candidate Rick Santorum talks to Chris about the top contenders in the field and Charlie Manuel updates Chris on the Phillies’ plans follwing Hurricane postponements.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/29/2011




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