3 City Council Members Say 'No' To Soda Tax During Protest Outside City HallA traffic-snarling protest at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon ended in a victory, of sorts, for the bottlers and retailers who oppose a tax on sugary beverages.
Dept. Of Human Services Outsources Work, Leaves Staff IntactPhiladelphia City council continues budget hearings this week. Among the departments before council is Human Services, which has requested a budget increase, even though it has transferred its child welfare work to community non-profits.
A New Year Brings New Changes To City HallAfter eight years in office, Mayor Michael Nutter is packing boxes and preparing for life out of office.
Deputy Consul General Of Israel In Philadelphia Term Come To An EndAs Deputy, Consul General Elad Strohmayer was responsible for diplomatic relations between Israel and Philadelphia.
Refurbishing Work Getting Underway on North Side of City Hall ApronOn the north apron of City Hall, fencing has been installed to prevent pedestrians from getting close to what is about to become a major work zone.
Education Advocate Marciene Mattleman Honored For Decades of Service in Phila.Mattleman is retiring next month. She has been a tireless worker for literacy in Philadelphia and her education commentaries have aired for years on KYW Newsradio 1060.
For Bird Banders Atop Philadelphia City Hall, Swooping Talons Are Just Part of the JobFour baby falcons being raised in a nest on the tower of City Hall were banded today by the state wildlife officers.
Nutter, Kenney Mend Fences As Mayoral Campaign Heads Toward General ElectionNutter formally endorsed Kenney, despite Kenney's frequent criticisms of Nutter's administration.
City of Philadelphia Kicks Off Weekly Lunchtime Jazz Series in City Hall Room 116 of City Hall was standing-room-only for the launch of the new series.
Envelope Containing Powder Mailed to Philadelphia Judge, Causing Brief Evacuation at City HallOfficials said testing determined that the powder was not dangerous, and the fourth floor was reopened.
Philadelphia City Council Forced Out After Burst Water Pipe Drenches ChambersSecurity 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.
SEPTA Will Delay Massive Overhaul of City Hall Station Until After DNC 2016 ConventionUntil 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.