PhillyClout Archive: July, 2009

Water Department Warns Against Hydrant Abuse

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Just because there are less city pools open this summer, don't think you can tap into a fire hydrant for relief. Check out these stern words... Read more

Manufacturing Declines In City

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More grim economic news today. Manufacturing in Philly declined dramatically in June, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia... Read more

City Applying for More Stimulus Funds

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This release just came in from the mayor's press office: Thursday, July 16, 2009 ... Read more

Thursday -- Fumo Passed on Plea Deal, Got Shorter Sentence

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Former state Sen. Vince Fumo ended up with less time than he was offered in a plea deal, sources tell the DN. And jurors discuss whether Fumo's... Read more

Nutter: Fumo Sentence "Almost Unexplainable" But Jail Is Jail

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Mayor Nutter expanded today on the statement his office released yesterday after former state Sen. Vince Fumo was sentenced to four years and... Read more

Nutter: Legislators Face Voter Anger If City Budget Fails

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Mayor Nutter today suggested that state legislators from Philadelphia could face angry voters if they don't help approve two "critical... Read more

Fumo's Judge Gets Bio Re-Write On Wikipedia

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U.S. District Justice Ronald L. Buckwalter, who disappointed federal prosecutors yesterday by sentencing former state Sen. Vince Fumo to four... Read more

Wednesday's DN: Feds Disappointed With Fumo Sentence

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Federal prosecutors are disappointed with the 55-month prison sentence for former state Sen. Vince Fumo on corruption charges. We take a look... Read more