Monthly Archives: June 2012

Wawa Welcome America!

Wawa Welcome America! is the nation’s premier festival celebrating the Fourth of July, in the city where it all began! Free, family-friendly entertainment takes place throughout the city over 10 fun-filled days from June 25-July 4. With two fireworks shows,

Posted in Arts & Culture, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Recreation

Philadelphia Receives Cops Grant From Department of Justice

Philadelphia, June 25, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, and Bernard Melekian, Director of the Community Oriented Policing Services Office (COPS), announced that the City of Philadelphia was one of more than 220 cities and

Posted in Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety, Topics

Statement by Conference President and Philadelphia Mayor Nutter On the Supreme Court Decision In Arizona v. United States

Philadelphia, June 25, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United States: “Today’s Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. United States provides yet another reason why Congress should quickly

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

City of Philadelphia Designated A Green Power Community By EPA, Challenges Washington D.C. Government

 Philadelphia, June 20, 2012 – The City of Philadelphia has been designated a Green Power Community by the Environmental Protection Agency, demonstrating the City’s tremendous success in calling on residents, businesses, and institutions to partner with the City in leading

Posted in Businesses, Environment, Health, Housing, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Public Safety, Residents, Visitors

Mayor Nutter Addresses Media Regarding Philadelphia School District Funding

Philadelphia, June 21, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter deliver the following remarks discussing the ongoing efforts to provide funding for the Philadelphia School District and correcting the City’s the property assessment system. Please check remarks against delivery. “Good afternoon

Posted in Education, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Release Creative Sector Jobs Report

Philadelphia, June 19, 2012 – The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) released new research on creative sector employment in the City of Philadelphia for 2011. The research indicates 48,900 jobs exist in the

Posted in Arts & Culture, Employment, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics

Mayor Nutter Announces Philadelphia as Recipient Of Tiger IV Grant From US Department of Transportation

Philadelphia, June 19, 2012 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Philadelphia has been named a recipient of a TIGER IV Grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The $12.8 million award will be used to refurbish the SEPTA Wayne

Posted in Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Topics, Transportation & Utilties
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