Monthly Archives: September 2009

Twitter Press Conference to End National Preparedness Month, September 2009

On Wednesday, September 30, at 2 p.m., the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management will hold a Twitter press conference with Wally Wise Guy, the Shelter-in-Place Turtle, to mark the end of National Preparedness Month 2009 in the City of Philadelphia.

Posted in Press Release

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSES AND INSPECTIONS LAUNCHES WORK WITH COMMUNITY TO IDENTIFY PROBLEM STRUCTURES

Philadelphia, September 24, 2009 – Today L&I Commissioner Frances Burns launched the Department’s a collaborative system of programmed inspections, a more proactive and holistic approach to conducting inspections. While still responding to the service requests received from the 311 system,

Posted in Press Release

CITY EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT OF FEDERAL FUNDS AND WITNESS TAMPERING

Philadelphia, September 24, 2009 – City of Philadelphia Inspector General, Amy L. Kurland, United States Attorney Michael L. Levy and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge, Janice Fedarcyk announced that former City employee Brenda Wilkins pled guilty to

Posted in Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER OPENS CROSSTOWN BIKE LANES, BIKES TO WORK AT CITY HALL

Philadelphia, September 23 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter cut a green ribbon today officially opening two cross-town bike lanes in Center City, before using the Pine Street lane to bike to City Hall. “Whether you ride to work, ride for

Posted in Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER TO OFFICIALLY OPEN NEW PHILADELPHIA BIKE LANES

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Rina Cutler, Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Public Utilities Don Schwarz, Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity Other members of the Administration and bicycling community WHAT: Mayor Michael A. Nutter will cut a green ribbon

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Preparing Makes Sense. Get Ready Now Attend an Emergency Preparedness Workshop!

If you had to stay in your home for a few days, would you have what you need to stay safe? If you had to leave your home suddenly, without time to pack, would you be ready? September is National

Posted in Press Release

National Preparedness Month Volunteer Sign Up Day It Starts with You. Become a Volunteer!

In support of National Preparedness Month, the City of Philadelphia Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management (MDO-OEM) is hosting a Volunteer Sign Up Day and asks all citizens to take simple steps to be prepared for emergencies, get training in

Posted in Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER TO PHILADELPHIANS: PLAN C STOPS NOW

Harrisburg, September 17 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has instructed the command staff of the city government to halt the implementation of Plan C following the Pennsylvania Senate’s approval of House Bill 1828. This afternoon the Pennsylvania Senate voted 32-17 to concur with House Bill 1828, sending the legislation to Governor Rendell for his signature.

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PHILADELPHIA COMMEMORATES 9/11 WITH PHILLYSERVES DAY OF SERVICE

City Holds Volunteer Fair in City Hall Courtyard and Distributes Children’s Books to Area Families Philadelphia, September 11, 2009 – Today the City of Philadelphia, in coordination with Greater Philadelphia Cares, Global Citizen/MLK 365, SEPTA, City Year, AARP, and 87

Posted in Press Release

Preparing Makes Sense. Get Ready Now

If you had to stay in your home for a few days, would you have what you need to stay safe? If you had to leave your home suddenly, without time to pack, would you be ready? September is National

Posted in Press Release
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