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The former City Councilman who was often critical of the Nutter administration during his time on council stood side by side the Mayor Thursday praising his work.
Several commissioners agreed with witnesses that a prison would be a bad use for the property. City Council takes up the bill today.
City leaders honor longtime education and literacy advocate, Marciene Mattleman
As debate over building a new prison in Philadelphia continues to draw controversy, the city on Wednesday announced it had received a grant to research ways to shrink its prison population.
One day after a heated hearing between City Council and School District officials, on Wednesday, parents, teachers, and advocates had their turn and delivered a straightforward message to Council: We need more funding.
One day after a heated hearing between City Council and school district officials, on Wednesday parents, teachers and advocates had their turn and delivered a straightforward message to Council: We need more funding.
The website for Philadelphia's City Council was hacked Wednesday morning.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Latino has reached the rank of captain for the first time in the 300-year history of the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office.
The Historical Commission’s architectural committee denied owner Pearl Properties' application for construction, but it’s not the end of the line.
The Roots, Jennifer Nettles and Miguel will perform at the July 4 show.
Philadelphia's Democratic ward leaders united Thursday behind former City Councilman Jim Kenney for mayor - with one glaring exception.
Several commissioners agreed with witnesses that a prison would be a bad use for the property. City Council takes up the bill today.
One day after a heated hearing between City Council and School District officials, on Wednesday, parents, teachers, and advocates had their turn and delivered a straightforward message to Council: We need more funding.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz said that giving developers tax relief would yield more revenue.
City leaders honor longtime education and literacy advocate, Marciene Mattleman
As debate over building a new prison in Philadelphia continues to draw controversy, the city on Wednesday announced it had received a grant to research ways to shrink its prison population.
The Philadelphia School District wants $103 million more from City Council. On Tuesday, Council made it clear: It is not thrilled with the request, and the cash won't come easily after several years of increases for a district in crisis.
Jim Kenney will likely be a mayor without a first lady. Voters don’t care.
Moments before a triumphant Jim Kenney took the stage on election night Tuesday to give his victory speech in front of a throng of political supporters, the presumptive next mayor of Philadelphia took a very brief private meeting with arguably the most powerful man in New Jersey — political power broker George Norcross.
The former City Councilman who was often critical of the Nutter administration during his time on council stood side by side the Mayor Thursday praising his work.