The proposed bill would allow streeteries to permanently set up in Center City, University City, business districts in Fishtown, and other areas.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is testing air samples for toxic pollution and recommended that those with heart or lung problems avoid exerting themselves in areas with smoke.
The grant will be used to improve infrastructure for the cemetery, including the re-pavement of roads and refurbishment of the cemetery’s gates.
The City of Philadelphia announced that the Health Department is working with vaccine providers to get children vaccinated in the same facilities as adults.
Over one million ballots were requested for this year’s election. As of Tuesday afternoon, 73% of these requested ballots were returned.
In an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, City Councilmember Helen Gym stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in national politics, and noted that many reforms college students care about are addressed at the local level.
CBRE reported that tech companies made up 22% of University City's office leasing activity, a 3% increase from 2020.
Vicinity owns the system that provides steam heat to the University and residential and office buildings in Center City.
Center City, however, has not seen the same increase because many workers have not returned to their in-person workplaces.
Orkin, a pest control company, created the list based on the number of new commercial and residential rodent treatments it performed between Sept. 15, 2020 and Sept. 15, 2021.
With the bill, Philadelphia becomes the first big city to ban these traffic stops that disproportionately affect people of color.
The three-year federal program from the Department of Justice will provide the Philadelphia Police Department with training and assistance in gun violence, community engagement, and crime analysis.
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members.
Various members of the Penn community, including parents, faculty members, and students, are still hopeful the University's donation can help mitigate the issue of environmental hazards — but worry that it may not be enough.
The mandate now requires hospital and long term care facility workers and higher education faculty, students and staff to receive only their first vaccine dose by Oct. 15.
Local residents suggested Penn can improve its relationship with West Philadelphia by making parts of campus more accessible to the public and encouraging student participation in community organization.
The free online courses, operating between September and December 2021, are conducted over Zoom and taught by Penn GSE students pursuing degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Philadelphians joined thousands throughout the nation to protest in support of reproductive rights on Oct. 2. Here's what it looked like.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to management at several local restaurants, food trucks, and bookstores about adjusting to the return of a large portion of their clientele — the students, faculty, and staff members of the Penn community.
The remnants of Hurricane Ida brought severe flooding to Philadelphia, shutting down major roadways and causing the Schuylkill River to overflow. Here's what it looked like.