Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Groups plead with Nutter to drop parade fees

With three other parades struggling to march in the next few weeks, including the Steuben Day Parade on Saturday, the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, and the Pulaski Day Parade on Oct. 4, an umbrella organization representing six ethnic parades wrote Mayor Nutter yesterday to ask him to change the policy he instituted last fall, when the city's budget crisis became apparent.

Groups plead with Nutter to drop parade fees

With three other parades struggling to march in the next few weeks, including the Steuben Day Parade on Saturday, the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, and the Pulaski Day Parade on Oct. 4, an umbrella organization representing six ethnic parades wrote Mayor Nutter yesterday to ask him to change the policy he instituted last fall, when the city's budget crisis became apparent.

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