As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the Brown and Garner deaths, each at the hands of white police officers, have created a volatile situation in our nation.
A big question in the race — will the collapse of the deal to sell PGW to a private company turn out to be a big issue? Mayoral candidate Lynn Abraham thinks so.
After two mayoral vetoes, councilman-at-large Bill Greenlee will try, try again to make mandatory sick leave the law of the land in Philadelphia.
City officials seem stumped, so to speak, over how to keep up with the growing number of city-owned trees that need to be pruned or removed.
The partnership between web site Kiva.org and the city’s Department of Commerce brings “crowdfunded microloans,” most of which are about $5,000 and are offered at zero-percent interest.
Mayor Nutter says paid sick leave is a “complicated policy question that profoundly affects employees and employers.” He previously vetoed two bills passed by City Council.
He says the prosecutor’s explanation of the findings left a lot of unanswered questions. And he called the decision to announce the grand jury results in the evening “one of the dumbest official decisions that’s been made in recent times.”
LIVE! Hotel & Casino received the second casino license in Philadelphia.
Doug Oliver was spokesman for Mayor Nutter during Nutter’s first term and is now a marketing vice president at PGW.
It is expected that Pope Francis will take part in events on the Ben Franklin Parkway both Saturday, Sept. 26th, and Sunday, Sept. 27th.
Mayor Nutter testified that the sale of PGW is a “once-in-a-generation opportunity, with no comparable alternatives.”
Councilwoman Marian Tasco, who also chairs the city’s Gas Commission, scolded the mayor for, in her view, excluding City Council from the bidding process.
For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.
Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.