Mayor Michael Nutter
The 3rd annual Center City Jazz Festival rocked the town and gave folks a chance to boogy down on Saturday with some local, national and even international acts.
Thousands of Philadelphia school kids will begin getting city library cards, starting Wednesday.
Some 150 business and community leaders were invited to breakfast Tuesday at the Union League by Philadelphia’s papal pitch team — and they were asked to step up and do their part for a possible September 2015 visit by Pope Francis to the city.
Today’s session, Mayor Nutter says, is in part to jumpstart fundraising for next year’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
City Council President Darrell Clarke is signaling to colleagues that he doesn’t want the mayor’s plan to sell PGW to be formally introduced in council until consultants study the deal further.
City Council has hired a Massachusetts firm called Concentric Energy Advisors to analyze the winning PGW bid, as well as the losing bids and the entire concept of the sale.
The planning for next year’s World Meeting of Families continues at the Vatican.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are at the Vatican to discuss plans for next year’s World Meeting of Families right here in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are leading a group to planning meetings with Vatican officials for the World Meeting of Families scheduled here in September 2015.
The effort was called Sign Up Saturday. Volunteers with the Get Covered America campaign were getting uninsured folks to enroll in a plan for affordable coverage.
Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.
Mayor Nutter Renews His Calls To State Lawmakers To Let The City Tax Cigarettes For Cash-Strapped Schools
The 2014 edition of the Philadelphia school district budget crisis will soon get underway and Mayor Nutter is renewing his call for Harrisburg to let the city tax cigarettes.
Sources tell KYW Newsradio, it’s also possible the contingent could meet privately with the pope.
Mayor Michael Nutter has declared a snow emergency for Philadelphia (effective at 10 p.m.) as Streets Department crews are once again dispatched with plows.
The talks covered a three-hour span at the Sheraton hotel, but the amount of time both sides were in one room actually negotiating totaled only about ten minutes.