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Kenyatta Johnson takes over as president of Philadelphia City Council

kenyatta johnson council president

Government

Cherelle Parker privately sworn-in as mayor ahead of inauguration ceremony

Cherelle Parker private swearing-in

Government

Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker names Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel as city's next managing director

Parker Thiel Philly

Mayor

Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker appoints 'Big Three' leadership team

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Government

Philly's chief medical examiner abruptly resigns after 1 year on the job

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Holiday

To celebrate Kwanzaa, Philly will display a kinara at City Hall for the first time

Philly Kinara Sculpture

Government

What is Cherelle Parker's intergovernmental roundtable? Here’s everything you need to know

Cherelle Parker roundtable

Holiday

Philadelphia's annual all-holiday parade returns to Market Street on Saturday

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Holiday

This BYOB trolley tour takes riders to see Philly's holiday light displays

holiday trolley tour

Holiday

Christmas Village will be open later this year and have a new beer garden

Christmas Village 2023

Crime

Frankford man charged as motorcyclist who smashed car's window, aimed gun at driver in Center City

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Investigations

Motorcyclist wanted for smashing car's back windshield, pointing gun at driver near City Hall

Dirtbike Car Philly

Government

Supervised injection sites barred in most Philly neighborhoods after City Council overrides Jim Kenney's veto

Supervised Injection Site Law

Government

Mayor Kenney to veto bill that prohibits supervised injection sites in most parts of Philly

Supervised Injection Site Veto

Government

City Council moves to prohibit supervised injection sites in most of Philadelphia

Overdose Prevention Sites City Council

Festivals

Philly's Welcoming Week celebrates immigrant communities with cultural festivals and a mural tour

Welcoming Week 2023 Events

2023 Election

Results for every Philadelphia City Council race in Tuesday's primary election

City Council Primary Election 2023

Government

Breastfeeding mothers need more spaces to feed their babies and pump milk, Philly councilmember says

Arrests

Person of interest arrested in hit-and-run that killed mother, injured child, police say

Arrest driver hit run

Government

Proposal for public safety director to appear on ballot after City Council overrides mayor's veto

Public Safety Director Veto

Eagles

Even in defeat, fans in Center City stick with Eagles 'til the end

Transportation

Philadelphia to close roads in Center City on Sunday after the Super Bowl

Super Bowl road restrictions

Eagles

Philly celebrates in the streets after the Eagles win the NFC Championship

Arts & Culture

One year after deadly fire in Fairmount, Philadelphia honors victims with an exhibit in City Hall

Angels – A McDonald Family Tribute Exhibit

Holiday

Christmas Village to return with ferris wheel, double-decker carousel

Christmas Village 2022 LOVE park

Courts

Ex-Philly treasurer pleads guilty to faking marriage to obtain citizenship and failing to file taxes

Christian Dunbar Guilty

Arts & Culture

Creative Philly to hold open call for Harriet Tubman statue after backlash from artists

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Transportation

PATCO reduces rush hour service in effort to decrease wear and tear on train equipment

Entertainment

Outdoor movie nights return to Dilworth Park each Friday this summer

Dilworth Park Movies

Arts & Culture

Claes Oldenberg, famed pop artist who made Philly's 'Clothespin' sculpture, dies at 93

Clothespin Sculpture Philly

Arts & Culture

Permanent Harriet Tubman sculpture to be installed outside City Hall

Harriet Tubman statue Philadelphia

Crime

SEPTA transit police searching for suspect in three armed robberies

SEPTA Armed Robbery

Investigations

Guns pulled out by passengers in SEPTA City Hall station two days in a row

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Investigations

Guns pulled out by SEPTA passengers in City Hall station two days in a row

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Arts & Culture

Traveling Harriet Tubman statue to stand outside City Hall through March

Government

Philadelphia OCF leader Cynthia Figueroa to leave city government role in January

City Hall Figueroa

Government

'Do more:' Philly leaders send Mayor Kenney a plan to address gun violence

Jamie Gauthier gun violence

Obituaries

Helmut Jahn, architect of One Liberty Place, dies in bicycle crash

Helmut Jahn One Liberty Place

City Council

Philly Council to create anti-violence hotline as homicides continue to surge

Gun Violence Hotline

City Council

City Council may reinstate paid sick leave for Philly workers affected by COVID-19

City Council Paid Leave

Investigations

Three former Philly revenue department employees charged in alleged bribery scheme

MSB Philly Revenue

Holiday

Tree lighting ceremony, Deck the Hall light show at City Hall reimagined for 2020

Holiday tree Philadelphia City Hall

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