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.