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Thousands in Philly have arrests, convictions hurting job chances

BY: - May 21, 2022

The legal clinics will be conducted by Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE) Community Legal Services (CLS) and the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

Philly schools are screening middle schoolers for weapons

BY: - May 10, 2022

'We understand that there are mixed emotions about this,' district spokesperson Monica Lewis said of the move.

Philly Parking Authority drops demand that city schools repay $10.8M

BY: - May 7, 2022

City Council President Darrell Clarke said he was pleased that the parking authority and the city resolved their financial dispute.

Ex-offenders who complete reentry program eligible for Philly Housing Authority housing

BY: - May 4, 2022

The program, which started in 2015, has been so successful that PHA officials made the decision to expand it.

Brother of 2 MOVE bombing victims calls for Philly to release their remains

BY: - May 2, 2022

“They are my sisters. They are my immediate family,” Lionell Dotson Sr., said at a news conference outside City Hall last week. “They took them from me. They are holding them like they are trophies."

Philly City Council ‘turns the key’ on affordable housing program

BY: - April 30, 2022

The "Turn the Key" program will provide 1,000 affordable houses through City Council’s Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI).

Philly Sen. Haywood, Mayor Kenney to discuss gun violence solutions after sit-in

BY: - April 26, 2022

By Brian Saunders PHILADELPHIA —  Pennsylvania Sen. Art Haywood, who has been holding a sit-in at City Hall, has reached one of his objectives: a meeting with Mayor Jim Kenney for later this week. The meeting is in response to a sit-in Haywood started last week in front of Kenney’s office.The Philadelphia Tribune reported that […]

COMMENTARY

Kenyatta Johnson, like many Black pols, is victim of racist selective prosecution | Michael Coard

BY: - April 26, 2022

When the racist, selective prosecution of Black elected officials began in 1868, it was wrong. It's still wrong today.

Community College of Philadelphia, Philly Housing Authority team up to offer student housing

BY: - April 25, 2022

'We are doing everything in our power to ease the burdens our students face,' college President Donald Generals said.

Philly’s economy is rebounding from pandemic, but challenges remain, Pew analysis finds

BY: - April 24, 2022

The 2022 State of Philadelphia report focused on three main areas including public health, public safety and jobs and the economy.

Pa. Rep. Evans floats multi-billion dollar plan to fight gun violence in Philadelphia

BY: - April 21, 2022

The multi-pronged, multi-billion dollar initiative would be funded through the Build Back Better Act, the Philadelphia lawmaker says.

Judge declares mistrial in federal bribery trial of Philly Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson

BY: - April 20, 2022

"You have failed to reach a verdict, but you have not failed," U.S. District Judge Gerald McHugh told jurors.