The Philadelphia Streets Department says that it is continuing its snow-fighting efforts into the afternoon.
Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
Starting this week, Philadelphia residents will be able to set their trash at the curb a couple of hours earlier than currently allowed, the night before its collected.
Samara Banks and three children were struck and killed by what police say were drag racers on the Boulevard near Second Street in Feltonville.
Thousands of volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves Saturday for the sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup.
The Nutter administration is starting to enforce the laws against posting so-called “bandit signs” onto utility poles on street corners throughout Philadelphia.
Those ugly signs you see attached to utility poles — offering to buy your home or car, cheap — are the target of a new crackdown being launched later this spring by the Nutter administration.
Philadelphia has strict rules on setting out trash at the curb, but a councilman says those rules should be relaxed for senior citizens.
There’s a different sort of community service event on Monday, marking Martin Luther King Day. It’s e-cycling, as in recycling for electronics.
The Schuylkill River is cresting Sunday afternoon at levels not seen since the 19th century. Mayor Nutter says the flooding along that river — and near the city’s creeks — remains a threat to safety.
The beautiful weather has more diners seeking sidewalk tables and more restaurants putting them out – sometimes at the expense of pedestrians.
Volunteers took on 252 projects last weekend, the most ever registered for a cleanup effort in the city.
Philadelphia hosted a rally this afternoon at the Pennsylvania convention center for 1,500 of its block captains.
Streets commissioner Clarena Tolson asked council to approve spending an extra $1.9 million for road salt. She says the current supply — about 12-thousand tons — is enough only to cover one more major storm.
The city’s annual Christmas tree recycling program will begin on Monday January 3rd, and run for 11-days; offering residents an environmentally safe option for disposing of their trees.