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‘The future of Philadelphia is at stake’: New coalition to tackle Philly’s gun violence

BY: - November 21, 2022

'As a city, we have the resources, support and commitment to save lives,' Sharmain Matlock-Turner, of the Urban Affairs Coalition, said.

A section of North Broad Street in Philadelphia

Philly Council green lights improvement district for North Broad Street

BY: - November 19, 2022

By Stephen Williams PHILADELPHIA — City Council passed legislation Thursday designed to improve public safety and quality of life in North Central Philadelphia. A new law established a neighborhood business improvement district in an area bounded roughly from Erie Avenue to Spring Garden Street. North Broad Renaissance Inc., a nonprofit group, will administer the district, […]

Philly DA Krasner doles out $250K in gun violence prevention grants

BY: - November 12, 2022

Twelve community organizations received checks ranging from $10,000-$45,000.

COMMENTARY

Republicans are targeting innocent Black voters. Here’s how | Michael Coard

BY: - October 26, 2022

There's a new Jim Crow when it comes to voting. Here's how to make your voice heard at the polls.

‘Sobering, but not surprising’: Report details the pandemic’s toll on Philly students’ test scores

BY: - October 25, 2022

Reading and math scores for some students dipped as schools shuttered during the public health crisis.

Fetterman in Philadelphia: ‘I support issues compatible with urban voters’

BY: - October 22, 2022

The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate made his remarks during a meeting with the Philadelphia Tribune's editorial board.

Pa. House’s Krasner committee cancels hearing after prosecutor insists it be made public

BY: - October 19, 2022

Voters and taxpayers 'deserve a transparent and public hearing,' Philly's Democratic prosecutor said.

As Wawa shutters Center City stores, Philly DA Krasner plays defense

BY: - October 18, 2022

The store closings are "another opportunity for entrepreneurship in the city of Philadelphia by people who live here and are going to keep the money here," District Attorney Larry Krasner said.

Philly City Council votes to extend eviction diversion program

BY: - October 15, 2022

By Naiser Warren-Robinson PHILADELPHIA — City Council has passed an order extending parts of Philadelphia’s eviction diversion program that will extend the requirement that landlords participate in it for at least 30 days before deciding to take legal action against renters. This city housing initiative created during the pandemic has garnered national acclaim for its […]

Philadelphia again extends deadline for property tax reviews

BY: - October 10, 2022

'This deadline extension is essential,” said City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, who requested the extension from the city.

An aerial view of Holmesburg Prison in northeast Philadelphia in 1970 (Photo via the Philadelphia Tribune).

Philadelphia apologizes for heinous experiments on Black inmates

BY: - October 8, 2022

Mayor Jim Kenney acknowledged the history of medical racism in the United States, and the trauma it has created in communities of color.

SEPTA strategy aims to connect vulnerable individuals to services

BY: - October 6, 2022

The plan details SEPTA's "strategy for addressing safety, security, and the challenges of the vulnerable population on its system."