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FREE LIBRARY PRESIDENT NAMED LIBRARY JOURNAL’s 2015 LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR

Philadelphia, January 6, 2015 – Siobhan A. Reardon, President and Director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, was named the 2015 Library Journal Librarian of the Year.  The annual award recognizes one library professional who is transforming their library, community

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

MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES CREATION OF BUILDING SAFETY OVERSIGHT BOARD

Philadelphia, January 6, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the official formation of the Building Safety Oversight Board, which will make decisions about immediate and long-term actions necessary for the City of Philadelphia to implement recommendations made in the

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA TO HOST FORBES 30 UNDER 30 SUMMIT

Philadelphia, January 5, 2015 –  The City of Philadelphia and Forbes announced that Philadelphia will host the second annual Forbes Under 30 Summit, which will be held October 4-7, 2015.  The Summit is expected to bring together more than 2,000

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

DEPUTY MAYOR ALAN GREENBERGER LAUNCHES $200,000 LIGHTING PROJECT AT GERMANTOWN AND ERIE AVENUES

Joint Commerce and Streets Department project is part of the City’s multi-year neighborhood revitalization strategy  Philadelphia, December 10, 2014 – Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger joined officials from the Department of Commerce and the Streets Department, along with

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

MAYOR NUTTER ISSUES STATEMENT ON UIL HOLDINGS CORP. DECISION TO TERMINATE AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE PGW

Philadelphia, December 4, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter released a statement following a vote by the Board of Directors of UIL Holdings Corporation to terminate its agreement to purchase the Philadelphia Gas Works:   “This decision by the Philadelphia City

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

MAYOR NUTTER ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 4 MILLION MEALS SERVED TO PHILADELPHIA YOUTH

Philadelphia, December 4, 2014 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that more than four million United States Department of Agriculture-funded meals were served to Philadelphia youth between June 16 and August 29, 2014 through the Summer Food Service Program, and

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

MAYOR NUTTER ACCEPTS REPORT FROM MAYOR’S TASK FORCE ON PAID SICK LEAVE

Philadelphia, December 1, 2014– Mayor Michael A. Nutter accepted the Mayor’s Task Force on Paid Sick Leave final report, containing recommendations on Paid Sick Leave policies in the City of Philadelphia.  The report has a series of recommendations including: requiring

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