Philadelphia City Hall
Security guards noticed water in Council chambers, on the fourth floor of City Hall, which maintenance workers traced to a burst pipe on the ninth floor.
Until yesterday’s announcement that the Democratic convention will be in Philadelphia next year, Septa had planned to begin a $150-million renovation of the corridors under City Hall by the start of that summer.
As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.
Councilman Kenney is fed up with public officials being allowed to park their personal cars all day on the apron of City Hall.
Dilworth Park, which recently replaced the old Dilworth Plaza on the west apron of Philadelphia City Hall, is more user-friendly than its predecessor.
They may be too young to cast a ballot, they point out, but they’re not too young to speak out.
The skating rink will be open to the public seven days a week, including holidays, until February 22nd.
Has peace broken out at Philadelphia City Hall? Seven months after City Council announced an ambitious plan to boost affordable housing in Philadelphia, the effort is finally moving forward with the cooperation of the Nutter Administration.
Formerly, all Philadelphia residents called for jury duty have reported to the Criminal Justice Center, packed into a first-floor waiting room there.
“This is another attempt to circumvent the collective bargaining process by the mayor,” says District Council 33 president Pete Matthews. “It’s not up to the courts to resolve a collective bargaining agreement. It’s up to the mayor to sit down and work this out fairly.”
“I now pronounce you husband and husband — you may seal your vows with a kiss!” Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper told Oscar Cabrera and Chris DiCapua, the first same-sex couple to marry at Philadelphia City Hall since the ban was overturned.
At Philadelphia City Hall, the elementary school students got a taste of what it’s like to be in a real courtroom when they served as jurors in mock trials.
“During the last two years, we’ve encountered the normal things you find underground in a very old city,” notes Center City District president Paul Levy.
Lawyers and rival owner factions at the Philadelphia Inquirer return to a City Hall courtroom this morning for more arguments, as a Common Pleas Judge tries to decide who is in charge.
Mayor Michael Nutter joined Martin Luther King III at City Hall to announce that Philadelphia will join a national campaign on poverty, jobs, and education as the 50th anniversay of the historic March on Washington draws near.