More News:

Helen Gym

Government

New ordinance requires School District of Philadelphia to install water fountains with lead filtration by 2025

Philly schools lead water

Transportation

Philadelphia employers will soon be required to offer commuter benefits to workers

SEPTA Commuter Benefits

Government

New bill could prohibit Philly from keeping Social Security benefits meant for foster children

City Hall Foster

Education

Philadelphia could eliminate lead from drinking water in its schools by 2025

School District City Council Lead

Environment

Some Philly neighborhoods bear an undue burden of environmental hazards; a new effort aims to change that

Philly Community Health Act

Government

Philadelphia providing free lawyers for some low-income renters to help with eviction cases

Right to Counsel Eviction

TV

City Council honors Quinta Brunson for capturing Philly's spirit in 'Abbott Elementary'

Abbott Elementary Quinta Brunson

Government

Philadelphia ends emergency rental assistance program due to lack of funds

Rental Assistance Program

Government

Philly's Eviction Diversion Program will now be extended through the end of 2022

Eviction Diversion Program

Jobs

City leaders join Wyndham hotel workers' picket line for 'Strikesgiving'

Wyndham Strikesgiving

Neighborhoods

City Council outlines funding breakdown for $400 million Neighborhood Preservation Initiative

Neighborhood Preservation Initiative

Government

City councilmembers propose anti-violence initiative that would create jobs for youth, extend rec center hours

060221-anti-violence-youths.jpg

Government

Philadelphia's Eviction Diversion Program has been extended into 2021

eviction-diversion-program-extended-to-2021.original.original.jpg

Government

City Council introduces legislation aimed at protecting laid off hospitality workers

philadelphia city council legislation

Protests

Peaceful demonstrations continue across Philadelphia on Sunday in wake of George Floyd’s death

Philadelphia George Floyd protests

Politics

Bernie Sanders campaign uses text messages to circulate Hahnemann Hospital petition nationwide

Opinion

Philadelphia Korean-American Day: Honoring a pioneer who fought for independence

02142019_Philip_Jaisohn

City Council

Councilwoman Helen Gym seeks to ban R. Kelly from Philadelphia

R.Kelly

Gritty

Update: Gritty's official City Hall appearance has been postponed

Carroll - Philadelphia Flyers Gritty

TV

SNL's 'Weekend Update' mentions Gritty, again

SNL

Gritty

Whereas, Philadelphia City Council honored Gritty on Thursday because Gritty totally rules

092518_Gritty-Flyers

Politics

Toomey: Rescinding DACA is 'the right step'

Social Media

Italian Market Facebook apologizes to Helen Gym after posting emotional call for resignation

Frank RIzzo

'Black power' spray-painted on Frank Rizzo statue amid calls for removal, swiftly scrubbed overnight

Frank RIzzo Statue Spray Paint

Protests

After 'Philly is Charlottesville,' BLM holds protest of its own – at Rizzo statue

Odd News

Report: Man arrested after hurling eggs at Rizzo statue

Carroll - Frank Rizzo Statue Protest

Protests

BLM: 'We're tearing the Rizzo statue down and it's coming down soon'

Carroll - Frank Rizzo Statue Protest

Education

Philly, 2 other cities question for-profit manager of alternative schools

03302017_Camelot_Academy_GM

Services

City allocates $700K to combat youth homelessness in Philadelphia

012115_Homeless-1.jpg

Politics

Philadelphia City Council formally denounces Donald Trump

Education

Analysis: Teacher attendance rate lags national average at 100 Philly district schools

03182016_Warren_Harding_Middle_School

Education

Seeking input on state of Philly schools, City Council gets an earful

Councilmember Helen Gym water-filter legislation

Politics

Candidates for city council scrape for money, name recognition

Thomas_01

Videos