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Heard in the Hall: City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson officially kicked off his reelection campaign Saturday but hasn’t yet launched a website. Hopefully he wasn’t planning on using KenyattaJohnson.com. It is redirecting to his competitor, Ori Feibush's, website.
A fiery sex scandal threatens to burn up multiple firefighters' careers, including some top brass, according to former Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers.
As meteorologists apologized for predicting a blizzard that amounted to little more than a dusting, Mayor Nutter stood by his decisions to shut down the city, saying it's better to be prepared and inconvenienced, than unprepared and in danger.
City Councilman James Kenney said Thursday that he would decide "in the next week or so" whether to enter the Democratic primary race for mayor.
Sam Katz can't help himself. If there is a race for mayor in Philadelphia, his instinct is to jump in.
Four candidates are now jocking for Philadelphia's top job.
Regardless of what he claims, Philadelphia City Councilman James Kenney launched his campaign for mayor Tuesday. He did so by inviting reporters to his City Hall office to announce that he planned to resign from Council on Thursday, after 23 years as an at-large member. There was never any doubt about the session's true import, however.
The American Bible Society will give up its tony Broadway address for one in Philadelphia's historic district. The society, which has had its headquarters in New York City for 199 years and has operations all over the world, will relocate to 401 Market St., steps from Independence Mall.
T. Milton Street Sr., the former state senator who ran for mayor in 2011 while on supervised release after doing time in federal prison, wants Philadelphia voters to know he is no felon.
Also: Jim Kenney and Sam Katz are taking a hard look at getting into the mayor's race.
PhillyClout: Councilman Jim Kenney has already picked up a labor endorsement in the mayoral race, even though he hasn't officially, technically, formally announced his candidacy.
A fiery sex scandal threatens to burn up multiple firefighters' careers, including some top brass, according to former Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers.
The city is saving big money by not arresting people for small amounts of weed. The latest data released by the Philadelphia Police Department show...
Also: Jamie Apody's Holocaust history and Congressman Brady's restaurant recs.
T. Milton Street Sr., the former state Senator who ran for mayor in 2011 while on supervised release after serving time in federal prison, wants Philadelphia voters to know he is no felon.
As meteorologists apologized for predicting a blizzard that amounted to little more than a dusting, Mayor Nutter stood by his decisions to shut down the city, saying it's better to be prepared and inconvenienced, than unprepared and in danger.
Heard in the Hall: City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson officially kicked off his reelection campaign Saturday but hasn’t yet launched a website. Hopefully he wasn’t planning on using KenyattaJohnson.com. It is redirecting to his competitor, Ori Feibush's, website.
City Councilman James Kenney is jumping into the Philadelphia mayor's race, likely within a week. He just won't say that in public for now.
Sam Katz can't help himself. If there is a race for mayor in Philadelphia, his instinct is to jump in.
City Councilman James Kenney said Thursday that he would decide "in the next week or so" whether to enter the Democratic primary race for mayor.