Philadelphia, PA - The City’s Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet announced today that more than 8,000 illegal signs collected during the City’s first Illegal Signs Round-up. 24 community groups from across the city participated in organized efforts to take down the signs in June.
Philadelphia, PA - On July 1st, during the Wawa Welcome to America festival, a spirited concert was held at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. A plethora of Gospel Choirs from our area participated in a concert and brought good will and spread an uplifting musical experience to all who attended.
Philadelphia, PA - Cambria Hotels has opened it doors in Philadelphia with their grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Philadelphia Downtown / Center City. The 223 room, 15 story dwelling will shortly include amenities like a rooftop bar and restaurant along with 3,000 sq feet of indoor and outdoor space providing one-of-a-kind downtown views.
Philadelphia, PA - Proclaiming it a matter of high urgency, Mayor Kenney today announced the formation of a Reconciliation Task Force to oversee the reconciliation of City cash accounts.
Philadelphia, PA - Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Philadelphia Career Empowerment Fair, which for the first time will feature private sector employers, and – for participants – a mobile app.
Philadelphia, PA - Mayor Jim Kenney signed two bills today which replace gendered marital signifiers in the Realty Transfer Tax and Senior Citizen Low Income Special Tax Provisions. The legislation, introduced by Councilman Derek Green, will replace the terms “husband,” “wife,” “widow,” and “widower” on the forms to the non-gendered term “spouse.”
Philadelphia, PA - Public school and elected officials joined with Teamster school administrators today to address the growing scourge of schoolhouse violence in Philadelphia, most recently in an assault on a principal and assistant principal just last week.