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Phila. Dept. of Parks and Recreation Gets Incentive Payment For Trimming Energy UsageWaring Elementary School students helped celebrate by dancing at Clemente Recreation Center, where deputy mayor Mike DiBerardinis said that kids like them were his chief motivation to cut his deparment's carbon footprint.
Christmas Tree Recycling Begins In Philadelphia TodayThe trees, dropped off at specific locations, are put to use by the Department of Parks and Recreation for composting or shredded for mulch.
Philadelphia Budget Hearing Focuses On Parks Department's Changing FortunesSupporters of Philadelphia's vast Fairmount Park system packed City Council chambers on Tuesday, urging the lawmakers to restore park system funding that has been cut in recent years.
With Assist From Ryan Howard, Renovated Baseball Field Opens In Hunting ParkPhillies' first baseman Ryan Howard was in the Hunting Park section of the city on Friday to help dedicate a new "field of dreams" for the neighborhood.
City of Philadelphia Digging In On Its Tree-Planting MissionThousands of dollars are being raised to increase the street canopy in Philadelphia.
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