A signing ceremony was held today in Terminal ‘A’ of Philadelphia International Airport, resolving years of friction between the city, which owns and operates the airport, and its municipal neighbors.
Room 116 of City Hall was standing-room-only for the launch of the new series.
Immigration advocates in Philadelphia joined Mayor Nutter on Friday in support of the president’s plan.
Concert production company “Live Nation” says it will transform the abandoned Ajax Metal Company building into what executive Don Gastion calls its “best venue in the country.”
Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson was not saying immediately how much money the federal government will chip in for security at next year’s Democratic National Convention.
In past years, the feds have given cities that host political conventions upwards of $50 million for security.
First District city councilman Mark Squilla penned the open letter to all residents in states that recently passed so-called “religious freedom” laws, which critics say may invite discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Mayor Nutter and city law enforcement officials today marked the end of a 30-day mourning period for Sgt. Robert Wilson III, killed last month in the line of the duty.
City officials and developers cut the ribbon on Tasker Village, twenty-eight apartments that rent for $500 to $900 each, in the heart of what one realty group has called “the city’s hottest neighborhood,” with steeply climbing property values.
“We had 8,200-plus people get jobs last year, but we had 18,000 who applied,” Mayor Nutter noted.
Scores of Christians, Jews, and Muslims today joined Philadelphia elected officials for a rally in Love Park designed to protest the incendiary bus ads, which link Adolf Hitler to Islam.
As deputy mayor for transportation and public utilities, Cutler has overseen major aspects of Philadelphia government: potholes, trash collection, recycling, bicycle lanes, the Philadelphia Gas Works, bridges, the airport, and the water department, among others.
Nutter has signed an executive order creating a fifteen-member oversight commission to ensure that the Justice Department’s recent recommendations become reality.
The DOJ report came in response to police commisioner Charles Ramsey’s resquest for a federal investigation after a spike in police-involved shootings in 2013.
Now that this is Mayor Nutter’s last year in office, councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that another mayor could eliminate the LGBT office he created.