Jim Kenney

Mayor Jim Kenney Speaks At Unveiling Of New Civil War Memorial

War

Free Apple On Delta Flight Costs Woman Huge Fine

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A free apple is costing a Colorado woman $500!<b>Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday</b>While on the plane, a flight …

Queen Elizabeth II

Mayor Jim Kenney Announces Oldest Operating Jail In Philly Closing

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP)</i> — Mayor Jim Kenney has announced plans to close the oldest operating jail in Philadelphia, as part of his plan to reform the …

Jim Kenney

Philadelphia mayor backs Meek Mill’s release

Mayor Jim Kenney met with the imprisoned rapper for an hour on Wednesday morning.<p>Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has called for Meek Mill's release …

Music

Mayor Jim Kenney Visits Meek Mill In Prison

Jim Kenney

‘ROCKY! ROCKY!’: Stallone surprises fans with visit to iconic ’Rocky’ statue

PHILADELPHIA — Hey, it’s Rocky. and Rocky?<p>Sylvester Stallone had passersby doing double takes and chanting “Rocky! Rocky!” on Friday as he made a …

Film Industry

Sylvester Stallone returns to Rocky statue

Washington, April 7 (IANS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone returned to Philadelphia's Rocky statue with a new plaque.<p>Amidst ongoing filming for …

Bollywood

Stallone surprises fans with visit to iconic 'Rocky' statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hey, it's Rocky. and Rocky?<p>Sylvester Stallone had passersby doing double takes and chanting "Rocky! Rocky!" on Friday as he made a surprise visit to the statue of his iconic Rocky Balboa character in Philadelphia.<p>The 71-year-old Stallone has played the underdog boxing champ in …

Film Industry

Sylvester Stallone returns to Philadelphia Rocky statue with new plaque

Amidst ongoing filming for <i>Creed 2</i> in Philadelphia, Sylvester Stallone returned to the famous “Rocky steps” outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art to …

Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone stopped by the Rocky statue today

Today, Sylvester Stallone stopped by the Rocky statue at the Art Museum to say hello.<p>Mayor Jim Kenney was also on hand to thank him for bringing the …

Film Industry

New school board named, will be 'listening' to residents on May 10 at Blackwell Library

Mayor Jim Kenney announced the nine members of the Philadelphia Board of Education, which will govern the city’s schools after 17 years of state …

School Administration

Report: Los Angeles ranked No. 1 in US for solar energy use

Dive Brief:<p>Los Angeles ranks No. 1 in the nation for its use of solar energy, according to a new report by the Environment America Research & Policy …

Solar Power

Josh Shapiro and Jim Kenney

The U.S. Constitution requires the federal government to conduct a census every 10 years, counting all people living in America – whether they are …

Human Geography

Villanova wins it all, no water in fatal nursing home fire, Cosby jury selection begins | Morning Newsletter

Happy Tuesday, Philadelphia, and a <i>very</i> good morning to (probably sleepy-eyed) Villanova fans after last night’s NCAA championship victory. If you …

Michael B. Jordan

Amazon's second headquarters search hits crunch time; one group warns 'it's a race to the bottom'

SAN FRANCISCO — And you thought cleaning up before the in-laws come over is nerve-racking. The 20 finalist cities in Amazon’s second headquarters …

New York City

Bonnets & Bunnies: Annual South Street Promenade

From children in their Easter best to a marching band to Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney to the Easter Bunny, the 87th Annual Easter Promenade made its …

Easter Bunny

De Blasio Joins Big-City Mayors In Denouncing Trump's Travel Ban

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio called the travel ban a " racist abdication of American values."<p>NEW YORK, NY — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio …

Immigration

in-the-sky plan to flip bike lanes | Stu Bykofsky

You have to wonder if they know what they hell they are doing.<p>The people riding herd on bicycle lanes, I mean, who want to switch them from the right …

Jim Kenney

Philly educators aim for city committee seats

Philadelphia’s Democratic City Committee will not be revolutionized.<p>Not this year, at least.<p>Up for election every four years, committee people are …

Philadelphia

CCP forms diversity partnership with Parx Casino

The Community College of Philadelphia and Parx Casino has formed a new corporate partnership designed to expand opportunity for students.<p>The new …

African-American News

Mayor Kenny Throws Support Behind Congressman Evans For Re-Election

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has endorsed Congressman Dwight Evans for re-election.<p>Congressman Evans is in a new district, one …

Elections

Philadelphia March For Our Lives organizer: “I knew this had to happen everywhere”

<i>One of the local organizers tells 50 States how he got involved with Saturday’s event.</i><p>The first-ever March For Our Lives is set for this Saturday in …

Liberal View

Opinion

It is becoming increasingly clear that Philadelphia will see another property tax increase in the near future.<p>The tax increase, for sure, won’t be …

University of Chicago

Why Is Crowdfunding the Only Way to Get Your Street Cleaned in Philly?

It’s been nearly a decade since Philadelphia provided this basic municipal service citywide, so residents in Bella Vista decided to do it on their …

Philadelphia

Council members guzzle free gas in new city-owned cars

Despite looming fiscal problems and discussion of new taxes, Philadelphia City Council members have billed taxpayers $320,970 for a fleet of 13 …

Philadelphia

OPINION | Philly’s Soda Tax: When Will Kenney — or Council — Fix This Hot Mess?

Philly’s Soda Tax: When Will Kenney — or Council — Fix This Hot Mess?<p>As much as three-quarters of the $85 million already generated by the beverage …

Philadelphia

JFK and Market Street Are Getting Protected Bike Lanes

They’re part of a nine-month pilot project to increase street safety on the hectic roads.<p>By ·<p>Market Street via Google Maps<p>Two of the busiest roads in …

Philadelphia

Protected Bike Lanes, Other Changes Coming To Market, JFK

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – City officials have announced a new pilot program they hope will increase safety throughout a busy section of Center City …

Jim Kenney

Sixers Youth Foundation Host 3rd Annual Sixers Youth Foundation Gala

On March 12, the Sixers Youth Foundation celebrated their third annual Sixers Youth Foundation “Evening on the Court” Gala, presented by VIP …

Basketball

Philly Tax Spurs Black Market Soda Smuggling

On March 1, Mayor Jim Kenney released a budget proposal that cut revenue projections for the city's 1.5 cent tax on soda from an originally estimated …

New Jersey