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US Rep. Chaka Fattah

(Philadelphia city councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, far right, huddles with fellow councilmembers in City Council chambers.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Worker Fired As Councilwoman Sidesteps Questions About Ethics Probe

On Tuesday, Mayor Nutter fired a city worker implicated in a probe by the city’s Board of Ethics of City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown.

01/29/2013

(Local and federal officials praise recent upgrades to the 52nd Street corridor in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Officials Celebrate $300,000 Makeover of 52nd St. Retail Corridor

US congressman Chaka Fattah secured the federal funds for the project.

10/15/2012

file photo (Credit: {Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Officials Commemorate Anniversary of Death of Martin Luther King

Mayor Nutter declared the 12th annual “Human Family Day,” to honor Dr. King’s vision of a colorblind society.

04/04/2012

(Chakah Fattah at podium. File photo by Michelle Durham)

Rep. Chaka Fattah Speaks Out About FBI’s Investigation Of Son’s Finances

Reacting to the FBI raid on the younger Fattah’s posh Center City apartment, and his office space at Shulick’s law firm, Congressman Fattah says, “sometimes a fire alarm goes off, but there is no fire.”

03/06/2012

(A ribbon-cutting is conducted by, L-R, Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project HOME; Esterlina Fernandez, a resident of Ray Homes; Mayor Michael Nutter; and US Rep. Chaka Fattah.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Homes-for-the-Homeless Apartment Building is Dedicated in Tioga

“We are celebrating what it means to have a home,” said Project HOME’s Sister Mary Scullion, described as “the light that all follow” as Philadelphia tries to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

03/05/2012

(A balloon arch marks the entrance of the Apartments at Cliveden for today's event.  Credit:  John Ostapkovich)

Low-Income Elderly Housing Project Is Dedicated In Germantown

The Apartments at Cliveden, in Germantown, offer 62 rent-restricted, utilities-included, assistance-available, one-bedroom units for seniors who are at or below the federal poverty line.

10/31/2011

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Politicians Join In For ‘Bike to Work Day’ Event On Parkway

Mayor Nutter had appointments right after the bike ride so he wore a suit and necktie, but Congressman Fattah, who rides with his wife and kids for recreation, and Congressman Brady, who admits he doesn’t ride too much, were dressed more casually.

05/20/2011

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