This year’s memorial has been delayed indefinitely because of the weekend’s protests there over the George Zimmerman verdict — protests that included signs hung from the statue.
You probably pass by works of art honoring famous people every day in this area, and many of them you know. But there are others…
Joseph Mastronardo Jr. is charged with running the operation along with his brother John. Joe’s wife, Joanna Rizzo Mastronardo, is accused of making “structured” deposits.
Retiring City Council president Anna Verna got a standing ovation. She is one of six outgoing councilmembers honored during their final meeting.
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.
As politics goes, this is an exciting week, with behind the scenes action moving at a rapid pace.
City Council’s GOP leader, Brian O’Neill, last week stripped Rizzo of his post as minority whip, a mostly ceremonial position given that Council has only three GOP members.
Dozens stood in the hot sun Saturday in Center City to honor the late Philadelphia mayor Frank Rizzo. It’s been 20 years since the iconic mayor died of a heart attack at his campaign headquarters.
Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of former Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo.
Longtime Philadelphia City Councilman Frank Rizzo was the surprise loser in the recent Republican primary. He’s back at work, saying he’s ready to move on after his elected duties are over, later this year.
Three candidates for public office in Philadelphia can stay on the ballot, even though they’re, technically, retiring in order to collect a pension payment under the controversial DROP program.
There were oral arguments held before a Philadelphia judge on whether two City Council members, a city commissioner, and a mayoral candidate were eligible to remain on their respective ballots.
The Republican City Committee of Philadelphia meets Tuesday night to endorse candidates for the May GOP primary, and among those not expected to be endorsed is an incumbent city councilman, Frank Rizzo Jr.
A well known Philadelphian is the first woman whose mug appears on a beer glass at a popular restaurant and bar in Old City.
Councilman Frank DiCicco says he regrets enrolling in the controversial pension plan, and he has introduced a bill which allows any city worker to opt out of DROP.