Heard in the Hall Archive: July, 2010

Early version of DROP report taken offline

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What happens in Amsterdam, stays in Amsterdam, at least for now. In the wake of Friday's Inquirer article on an early version of the city's... Read more

President praises Philly's Mastery Charter Schools

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President Obama singled out the city's Mastery Charter Schools in a speech to the National Urban League on Thursday. In outlining his Race... Read more

New job opening: Nutter's spokesman

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There’s a homecoming in the works for Doug Oliver. Mayor Nutter’s spokesman since he took office, Oliver is expected soon to announce... Read more

Councilman calls for suspension of current tow-truck operators

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City Councilman Jim Kenney this afternoon formally asked that the police immediately suspend the list of tow-truck operators they call to clear... Read more

Community service to be focus of meetings Wednesday

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Are you a thought leader? Eagles President Joe Banner is. Which is why he will join Philadelphia's Chief Service Officer, Catie Wolfgang... Read more

Mayor seeks new leader for prisoner re-entry office

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The mayor’s reentry office for ex-offenders could soon have its third leader in three years. The administration posted a job opening... Read more

Factors Announced To Determine Rolling Closures of Fire Companies

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The Nutter administration expects to distribute a list next week of fire engine and ladder companies that will close on a rotational basis... Read more

Mrs. Tasco goes to Washington

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City Council Majority Leader Marian B. Tasco will have a prime seat today for President Obama's signing of the national financial reform bill... Read more