Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) recently received the Public Health Recognition Award from the College of Physicians of Philadelphia for implementing programs at the PDP for individuals in custody who suffer from a substance abuse disorder. The award was presented at the Public Health Day Symposium at the College of Physicians on April 2.
Mayor Jim Kenney" style="float: left;" />Mayor Jim Kenney today announced his nine appointees to the Philadelphia Board of Education, which will assume governance over the School District of Philadelphia in July 2018.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelphia recently launched Police-Assisted Diversion (PAD), an important tool in the City’s multi-pronged effort to reduce incarceration, lessen racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system, and fight the opioid epidemic.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelph ia Department of Human Services (Philadelphia DHS) is pleased to announce that it wi ll take action to end child support collection for youth in detention and delinquent placement,effective immediately.
Philadelphia, PA - Inspector General Amy L. Kurland and Chief Integrity Officer Ellen Mattleman Kaplan today presented the Joan Markman Award for Integrity to Ralph DiPietro, Deputy Commissioner and appointed Integrity Officer for the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I).
Philadelphia, PA - All City of Philadelphia municipal government offices will open during normal business hours on Thursday, March 22. Supervisors are urged to give workers flexibility in their arrival time. The Courts of the First Judicial District will also be opened on a two-hour delay. Jurors should report for Jury Service at 10:15 AM.
Philadelphia, PA - The City is forecast to receive 12 to 18 inches of accumulating snow from a nor’easter that began today and is predicted to end tomorrow evening. The National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Thursday at 2 am.With another storm occurring, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis announced that a Snow Emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning 9 am on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.