PHILADELPHIA, PA – In an effort to deter, if not eliminate, intimidation of witnesses and courtroom disruptions, the First Judicial District - Courts of Philadelphia, has partnered with Yondr™, a company specializing in creating phone-free spaces, to implement new cellphone and recording device restrictions at the Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice beginning Monday - April 3, 2017.
Philadelphia PA – Philadelphia has a flourishing urban forest that provides many benefits to citizens, including shade, oxygen, cleaner air and water, and beauty. But trees are living things and they can’t always be controlled, especially during extreme weather events like rain, snow and ice storms, and high winds.
Philadelphia PA – Today, the city announced the membership for the LGBT Affairs, a 23-member body that will advise the Mayor on policies that support the lives of LGBT individuals in the city and support and amplify the work of the Office of LGBT Affairs.
Philadelphia PA – In celebration of the 5th Annual Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition, the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Services (OCEVS) is accepting nominations for the Mayor’s Day of Service recognition. Mayor Jim Kenney and OCEVS are encouraging residents to nominate persons committed to service and creating a positive impact in Philadelphia.