Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.
April 6 through 19
A Somerton chiropractor fought almost four years against a senior woman’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her during a treatment in July 2011. Last week, a Common Pleas Court jury finally vindicated him.
Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.
The civic group opposed two zoning applications, approved a third conditionally and postponed action on a fourth.
Thanks to a fine arts grant from Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary organization for women educators, Glen Foerd on the Delaware was able to partner with The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School on a visual arts program for Rush students.
A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.
The city of Philadelphia is in the midst of negotiations to renew its franchise agreement with cable service provider Comcast and is hosting a series of public forums to obtain community input for the process. Residents are invited to testify about their cable-related needs and interests.
Philadelphia’s chief real estate assessor says that large-scale annual reassessments will become the norm in years to come now that the Actual Value Initiative for property taxes is fully implemented.
City Councilman Bobby Henon and Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation have been teaming up to remove and prune more than 1,000 problematic trees from the 6th Councilmanic District in recent weeks. Henon obtained funding for the ongoing project, nearly $200,000, from the unused portion of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative budget.