300 volunteers from Wells Fargo and the nonprofits City Year Philadelphia and Ameri Core came to beautify the school on Oct. 23, CBS Philly reported.
The announcement comes less than a week after the Philadelphia GOP lost one of two seats on the city council dedicated to the minority party.
The new system will replace tokens and tickets with an electronically reloadable card as the primary form of payment, but will require an overhaul of the current card reader system.
Along with City Council races, Philadelphia residents will elect a mayor, sheriff, city commissioner, and will vote in several judicial races and on three ballot questions about Philadelphia and Pennsylvania policies.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said he supported Warren’s ideas for promoting economic justice and fighting racial profiling, as well as her desire to lift up lower-income families.
Shannon Phillips oversaw the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce streets, where two black men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing for declining to leave the store while waiting for an acquaintance.
Dizengoff is a small Philadelphia chain serving Israeli-inspired hummus with an array of toppings, from tabouleh to beets to chicken.
The top three baseball cities overall were New York, Los Angeles, and St. Louis.
The new bill would substantially limit e-cigarette sales in stores that allow children and teenagers to enter, such as gas stations and convenience stores.
Philadelphia laws uphold renters’ rights on myriad issues ranging from discrimination, rental suitability, evictions without “good cause,” and other unfair rental practices.
The Philadelphia City Council's Committee on the Environment unanimously approved a bill to phase out the usage, sales, and storage of heavy fuel oils over the next five years.
The two schools, which share a campus in Spring Garden, will undergo additional air tests to ensure that occupied areas are safe, Action News reported.
The museum will fully re-open to Penn students on Nov. 13, and to the general public on Nov. 16, with redesigned galleries and a refurbished main entrance and auditorium.
The annual Distinguished Daughter event has taken place since 1948 and recognizes women who demonstrate exceptional service through their career or volunteer efforts.
The first sit-in took place on Sept. 27 outside the office of President Amy Gutmann, with about 40 students and faculty members in attendance.
Rapper and Philadelphia native Meek Mill donated backpacks and supplies to his former elementary school as part of his ongoing philanthropic efforts in the city.
The study found that the city's 10-year tax exemption policy for newly built and renovated properties disproportionately benefits those living in the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
Each year, 60,000 people move away from Philadelphia, which is 10,000 more than the number of people who move to Philadelphia annually, according to Pew.
Penn students and faculty joined the Philly Climate Strike, an event organized to demand that Philadelphia implement a citywide Green New Deal.
In Philadelphia, students are “at risk academically” if they miss 18 days of school throughout the year, according to the school district.