Heard in the Hall Archive: May, 2008

Quiet talks on temporary Youth Study Center site

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Neighbors of a former state mental hospital in East Falls, targeted as a temporary home for the city's Youth Study Center, will drop their... Read more

Pennsylvania's Mayor

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So far, Mayor Nutter is a pretty popular guy in Philadelphia. But it's looks as though his appeal isn't limited to the city, or even to the... Read more

From Mosul to Market Street

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The Mayor of Iraq's third-largest city was touring city government Thursday, including a stop in City Council, where he received a warm welcome... Read more

City's PFA system scrutinized

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City Council's Public Safety Committee on Wednesday will look at the way the city handles Protection from Abuse Orders. Councilman Bill Green... Read more

Study: Results mixed, but cameras reduce crime in general

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Crime has gone down by 13 percent in the areas where the city's first 18 crime cameras were installed beginning in 2006, a Temple University... Read more

Access Showdown at City Hall

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The press crashed what Mayor Nutter intended to be a private budget briefing for City Council yesterday. The fullest accounts of the incident... Read more