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Mayor Nutter, City And Community Officials Break Ground On North Philadelphia Athletic Field

The 11th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue Field is home to the Blackhawks Youth Football Team, winners of the 2010 Pop Warner Pee Wee National Championship Philadelphia, July 30, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, City officials and community

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

Mayor Nutter Authorizes Increase Of Award In Fatal Auto/Pedestrian Accident To $100,000

Philadelphia, July 25, 2014 –  Mayor Nutter authorized an increase in reward money, up to $100,000, for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible in the fatal auto/pedestrian accident at Germantown and Allegheny Avenues this morning. If

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

Mayor Nutter’s Remarks at Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Ceremony

Mayor Michael A. Nutter’s Fourth of July Celebration of Freedom Address is as follows.  Check against delivery: Good morning and happy Fourth of July.  It is my great honor to welcome all of you, friends, neighbors, visitors and a very

Posted in Education, Employment, Mayor Announcements, Mayor's Press Releases, Neighborhoods, Press Release, Public Safety

Officials Announce Public Safety Details For Celebration Of Freedom Ceremony

Details on venue rules, event security and more.   Philadelphia, July 3, 2014– City and Wawa Welcome America! Festival officials announced information for the public, including entrance gate locations, security procedures and venue rules in preparation for the Fourth of July Fourth

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Mayor Nutter Appoints New Chief Data Officer

Philadelphia, July 2, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that Tim Wisniewski has been appointed Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the City of Philadelphia under the Office of Innovation and Technology.  In this role, Wisniewski will coordinate departmental efforts

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

City of Philadelphia, School District and PolicyLab at CHOP Release Report on the Educational Outcomes of Youth Involved with DHS

Philadelphia, June 10, 2014 –  The City of Philadelphia released a report that found 17% of all Philadelphia public school students have been involved with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and/or the juvenile justice system at some point during

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA SUBMITS BID TO HOST DNC2016

  Philadelphia, June 6, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a letter that was sent to Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), announcing that the City of Philadelphia intends to compete to host the 2016

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA CELEBRATES FIRST FASTFWD COHORT; LAUNCHES SECOND COHORT CALL FOR IDEAS

Philadelphia, June 4, 2014 –  Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the successful completion of the first cohort of FastFWD, a collaboration between the City, GoodCompany Group, a social enterprise accelerator, and the Wharton Social Impact Initiative that seeks innovative solutions

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

MAYOR NUTTER RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF LEWIS KATZ

Sunday, June 1, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement regarding the passing of Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com co-owner Lewis Katz:   “I am shocked and deeply saddened to hear this terrible news. I

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

MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT ON PENNSYLVANIA’S DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT DECISION

Philadelphia, May 20, 2014–  Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on Federal District Judge John E. Jones’ decision that the Pennsylvania Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional:   “Today is a historic day in the Commonwealth of

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