Philadelphia, PA - A winter storm hit overnight around the greater Philadelphia area, leaving behind a coating of snow, producing slick driving conditions as well as triggering a First Alert warning for the region.
Philadelphia, PA - as curbside recycling costs are going up around the world. Cities across the country are re-considering their recycling programs thanks to new Chinese regulations. As a result, the Philadelphia Streets Department is still picking up recycling where possible from all around the city, however, during the past couple of months, just roughly half is really being recycled. Because recent shifts in the recycling marketplace as well as emerging regulations when it comes to recycling in the New Year.
Philadelphia, PA - All City of Philadelphia offices are going to be closed as well as City services restricted on Tuesday, January 1, in honor of New Year’s Day.
Philadelphia, PA -The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that drug overdoses killed more than 70,000 Americans in 2017, a new record. These numbers are staggering and perhaps even overwhelming. To put them into perspective, national overdose deaths are higher than deaths from HIV, car crashes or gun violence at their peaks. Last year’s deaths are equivalent to more than 23 September 11th attacks.
Philadelphia, PA - The holiday season may be over and yet the winter season events carry on at Dilworth Park right up until the end of February, offering new programming for children and adults to usher in the new year at the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin and the return of “Free in February” presented by Capital One.
Philadelphia, PA - This was the 11th year for the Philadelphia Christmas Village at LOVE Park which has officially closed until next Christmas season. Visitors on Monday morning crowded the market to acquire some last minute artisanal items or perhaps sip some wine and hot cocoa.
Philadelphia, PA - The City formally opened the brand-new City Archives and dedicated an interactive new mural provided for the site thru the City’s percentage for Art Program.