A Philadelphia lawmaker wants the city to wield a bigger hammer against stores that sell BB guns to minors.
The inaugural “Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Challenge” was held Saturday in Southwest Philadelphia.
Conversion of the historic Anthony Wayne School building, at 28th and Morris Streets, began ten years ago, when $5.5 million in tax credits and city funding helped convert the school into 36 units of affordable housing.
This past week the website “AxisPhilly” reported that Councilman Kenyatta Johnson’s group “Peace Not Guns” had been described for years as a 501(c) non-profit agency but it never in fact applied for federal certification as a non-profit.
U.S. Congressman Bob Brady is denying that he ever tried to get traffic tickets fixed for friends or supporters.
Nearly 80 protesters held signs near 17th and Market Streets outside of Philadelphia Energy Systems Thursday.
CSX officials today told a City Council committee that despite a January freight train derailment on a bridge over the Schuylkill River, the aging bridge itself is safe.
City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson says in the wake of this difficult and bitterly cold winter, he’s hearing from residents about neighbor’s dogs being left outside:
One of the Martin Luther King Day events taking place Monday was a rally and safety walk against gun violence in Southwest Philadelphia.
Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson says L&I’s efforts to clean up unsightly vacant lots are stymied because absentee owners lock them.
Tracey Jordan of Southwest Philadelphia (left) says auto shops are popping up all over that section of the city — on residential blocks.
3-D printers create physical objects by depositing layer upon layer of a plastic substance that hardens. And they are coming down in price.
It may sound like science fiction, but Philadelphia City Council is considering whether to regulate 3-D printers because the technology allows do-it-yourselfers to use the devices to manufacture a working firearm.
“People have the right to live in a clean neighborhood,” says Second District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson.
Councilman Johnson, the organizer, says the event wasn’t disorganized but added that the huge number of attendees is an unfortunate sign of the times.