Providing Pre-K For Every Philadelphia Child No Easy MatterThe Commission, created by voters in May, estimates 14,000 3-5-year-olds are already in a quality pre-school, but another 16,000 would need to be enrolled to achieve universal Pre-K.
Philadelphia Has A New Poet LaureatePhiladelphia has a new poet laureate. Mayor Jim Kenney Friday announced that the former Mural Arts Education Director will serve in the role for the next year.
Bills Coming In For January's Snowfall In Phila. More Than What Was Budgeted Philadelphia estimates the cost of plowing out of the two feet of snow that fell two weeks ago will top $8 million.
Tense Exchanges At Confirmation Hearing For Phila. City SolicitorThe nomination passed out of the Committee of the Whole and will be voted on next week.
2 City Council Republican At-Large Members Go Different Ways On Parking AuthorityPhiladelphia City Council guarantees two seats to Republicans, to insure the party is represented despite being in the political minority. But it doesn't mean they always agree.
Phila. City Council Forms Committee To Study How To Overhaul Criminal Justice SystemThe committee co-chair says it hopes to have recommendations by the fall.
Survey: Year Of Growth In 2015 For Philadelphia Area BusinessesPhiladelphia area businesses reported a banner year in 2015 and they're looking forward to more growth this year.
Philadelphia Gets New Health CommissionerHe's known for sometimes controversial public health crusades.
New Bill Introduced To City Council Influences Credit Checks In Job MarketCouncil president Darrell Clarke says the bill is part of an effort to level the playing field for job applicants who may have struggled in the past.
Philadelphia Promotes EITC Awareness DayIf you're wondering what EITC is -- that's why there's an awareness day.
Bill To Regulate Nightclubs In Philly Goes Viral, Councilman RespondsMusicians and fans on social media saw it as a call to arms when a proposed amendment to Philadelphia City Code implied that under it, venues would have to supply police with the personal information of entertainers before gigs.
Philadelphia Water Department Vouches For Safety Of Its ProductAfter a British newspaper published a story over the weekend saying the department distorts lead testing.