Philadelphia, PA - Inspector General Amy L. Kurland shared condolences on the passage of Philadelphia’s first Inspector General, Leon G Wigrizer, who died peacefully to the age of 90 this Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Hopkinson home in Philadelphia.
Mayor Jim Kenney today accepted the resignation of City Solicitor Sozi Pedro Tulante, and announced the appointment of Marcel S. Pratt, currently Chair of the Law Department’s Litigation Group, to succeed Tulante as Solicitor. The Mayor’s appointment is subject to City Council’s confirmation.
Philadelphia, PA - All City of Philadelphia offices will be closed and City services curtailed on Monday, February 19, in recognition of Presidents Day.
Philadelphia, PA - Center City District released bid documents for the complete replacement of the pedestrian bridge over 13th Street that will serve as the prime gateway to the new Rail Park. Rust and corrosion of structural beams, uncovered during the renovation process under a foot of earth, caused the Streets Department of the City of Philadelphia to conclude that for safety and ongoing maintenance reasons the 130-year-old railroad bridge needs to be replaced.
Philadelphia, PA - A SEPTA - Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority bus and a tractor-trailer have collided in Philadelphia, sending 15 individuals to a hospital. The collision occurred some-time around 5:30 a.m. February 20th on the corner of Frankford Avenue and Orthodox Street.
Philadelphia, PA - As the city braces for massive crowds, parking issues and plenty of celebration for the Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl Victory parade. Philly is set to host the largest celebration ever.
Philadelphia, PA - The City of Philadelphia launched a social media campaign to cheer on the NFC Champions Eagles on their bid in Super Bowl LII. Now through Super Bowl Sunday, February 4, the City and its departments will show Eagles love and Philadelphia pride with the #FlyPhillyFly hashtag on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.