City Hall

Mayor Jim Kenney
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KYW Staff
March 31, 2020 - 1:58 pm
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney said another “public health crisis” has crept back into the foreground: gun violence. Coronavirus cases also climbed to 1,315. Read the latest here.
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Protesters in cars demand low-risk inmates released
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Cherri Gregg
March 30, 2020 - 7:09 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall on Monday — in their cars, per social-distancing rules — to demand the release of low-level offenders from Philadelphia and state prisons as the coronavirus crisis continues on. Read more here.
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Gloria Casarez
John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives
Kim Glovas
March 16, 2020 - 1:41 pm
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has approved a new historical marker to honor Philadelphia political activist Gloria Casarez. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
March 16, 2020 - 10:55 am
A Philadelphia city councilmember wants to add hairstyles to the list of reasons that people cannot be discriminated against under the city's Fair Practices Ordinance. She introduced a bill last week that would make hair discrimination unlawful. Read more here.
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School District of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
March 03, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Mayor Jim Kenney has made his nine picks for Philadelphia's new school board — and eight of them are already serving on the board. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police say a man stabbed a woman in a SEPTA concourse at 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City on Tuesday night.
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Tim Jimenez
February 19, 2020 - 9:15 am
Police say they arrested a man who stabbed a woman in a SEPTA concourse at 15th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City on Tuesday night. Read more here.
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Education Nominating Panel
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Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The Education Nominating Panel voted unanimously to send the mayor 27 candidates — from which he'll pick nine — to serve on the Philadelphia School Board. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 30, 2020 - 6:40 pm
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke is reviving a measure that would change the charter to allow council members to keep their seats while they run for other offices. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
January 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
2020 promises to be an active year at Philadelphia City Hall, with a new City Council, a new police commissioner and new initiatives aimed at curbing gun violence. The news, of course, is impossible to predict, but ongoing stories are sure to develop in new ways this year. Read more here.
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The Christmas festival around Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 27, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Melissa Ramos has been to Christmas Village many times but she says there's always a reason to come back. Read more here.
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