Philadelphia To Push Back Retirements Of Some City Managers Due To Pope's VisitA number of city officials and key employees will be pushing back planned retirements next year because of all that's needed for the Pope's visit.
Officials Promote Philadelphia's Summer Meals Program For School-Age KidsThe city has about 900 sites open throughout the summer to give kids under the age of 18 a free lunch at noon, and snacks at 3pm.
Philadelphia Opens First Pool With A SplashPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation opened its first pool Thursday - just in time for the first day of summer and the last day of school.
Phila. Lawmakers Press For Gun Ban In City Parks, Rec CentersMike Resnick, the city's public safety director (far right in top photo), says that with 54 shootings at recreation centers since 2010, the Nutter administration supports the ban.
City Officials Express Shock, Dismay at Reported Rape of Preteen in Rec Center"We are outraged," said Philadelphia Parks and Recreation deputy commissioner Susan Slawson.
Mayor Nutter Helps Inaugurate New Season For Philadelphia's Public PoolsThe swimming pool at the Mander Recreation Center, at 33rd and Diamond Streets, was the first of the city pools to open this week.
City of Philadelphia Opening Dozens Of Free Neighborhood Computing CentersA new computer center is now open to the public in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, and city officials are hoping it will promote more computer awareness, especially in lower income neighborhoods.