Monthly Archives: April 2011

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER ON ACME ANNOUCEMENT TO LAY OFF EMPLOYEES

Philadelphia, April 28, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement regarding Acme Market’s announcement that it will lay off about 900 part-time employees in the Philadelphia region: “In these times when the national economy has still not

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER AND CITY PARTNERS LAUNCH THE “FREEDOM RINGS PARTNERSHIP”

Federally funded initiative to offer digital literacy and workforce training opportunities at 77 computer locations across Philadelphia Philadelphia, April 26, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the City’s partners launched the “Freedom Rings Partnership” at today’s official opening of

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HOSTS WHITE HOUSE AND HHS OFFICES OF FAITH-BASED AND NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIPS

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Joshua DuBois, Director, White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Mara Vanderslice, Director, HHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships WHAT: Faith and community leaders from across the Greater Philadelphia region will join Mayor

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER, COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO KICK OFF “FREEDOM RINGS” PARTNERSHIP

Philadelphia FIGHT Computing Center opening will be the first of 77 computer centers that will open across Philadelphia and offer digital literacy and workforce training opportunities WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Congressman Bob Brady Jane Shull, Executive Director, Philadelphia FIGHT

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MAYOR NUTTER OPENS CITY’S FIRST SOLAR PV INSTALLATION

The system at the PWD’s Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant is ground mounted and covers more than an acre of previously unused land. The treatment plant will use all of the solar power generated on-site, and PWD owns the Solar

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER BREAKS GROUND ON RECONSTRUCTION OF 40TH STREET BRIDGE

Philadelphia, April 25, 2011 – Mayor Michael A .Nutter broke ground on the reconstruction of the 40th Street Bridge. The Mayor was joined by Councilwoman Blackwell, City, State and Federal Officials to begin work on an $11.76 million reconstruction project

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

MAYOR NUTTER, EPA ADMINISTRATOR JACKSON HIGHLIGHT GREEN STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE

Philadelphia, April 21, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz highlighted the Philadelphia Water Department’s Big Green Block initiative at Shissler Recreation Center and the Kensington High School for

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Press Release

Save Summer Jobs Campaign

Last year, WorkReady Philadelphia programs placed more than 11,000 young people in summer jobs. This city-wide system is supported by grants from the city, federal government, school district and local foundations as well as many area businesses that hire and

Posted in Featured City-Wide Initiatives

MAYOR NUTTER TO BREAK GROUND ON RECONSTRUCTION OF 40TH STREET BRIDGE

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Rina Cutler, Deputy Mayor for Transportation and Utilities Clarena I. W. Tolson, Streets Department Commissioner WHAT: Mayor Nutter will break ground on the reconstruction of the 40th Street Bridge in West Philadelphia. The old 40th

Posted in Media Advisory

MAYOR NUTTER, EPA ADMINISTRATOR JACKSON TO HIGHLIGHT GREEN STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE

WHO: Mayor Michael A. Nutter Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, Environmental Protection Agency Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz WHAT: Mayor Nutter and Administrator Jackson will highlight the Philadelphia Water Department’s green stormwater infrastructure investments particularly the Big Green Block initiative—a collaborative, multi-component sustainability

Posted in Media Advisory
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