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  • 30 Sep 2021 11:57 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Wawa is doing away with single-use plastic bags in Philadelphia this Friday. The convenience store said Wednesday will transition to reusable bags to comply with Philadelphia’s ban on single-use plastic bags when it goes into full effect on Friday, Oct. 1.

  • 27 Sep 2021 1:17 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Crews will return 150 acres of marsh to the park's natural ecosystem, improving conditions for wildlife and recreation.

    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge to undergo $1.5 million project to reintroduce marshland | PhillyVoice

  • 27 Sep 2021 11:52 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    On Monday, September 27 the Schuylkill River and Schuylkill River Trail will be closed from Fairmount Waterworks to the Turtle Rock Lighthouse to repair damage caused by the hurricane.

  • 21 Sep 2021 2:27 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    SEPTA wants to make Regional Rail more affordable for Philadelphians by lowering fares and allowing bus and subway transfers for people who use the commuter service to travel within the city, the agency announced on Tuesday.

    SEPTA launches effort to bring Regional Rail fares closer to bus, subway and trolley services (

  • 21 Sep 2021 11:24 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    The Philadelphia Board of Education will vote at its meeting Thursday on a resolution that would make every other Friday a half day of school for students.

    Philly school district considers more half days for kids - WHYY

  • 21 Sep 2021 10:41 AM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    JJ Redick has called it a career.

    The 37-year-old announced his retirement Tuesday morning on his podcast, The Old Man and the Three.

    Ex-Sixers Shooter JJ Redick Says He’s Retiring From NBA – NBC10 Philadelphia (

  • 20 Sep 2021 3:07 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    The City of Philadelphia announced that the interest arbitration panel, which guides the process for renewing contracts with the Fraternal Order of Police, issued an Award that will govern the terms and conditions of employment for Philadelphia police officers over a three-year term, from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. 

    In addition to annual wage increases that acknowledge officers’ dedication and service in the face of adversity, the Award achieves several of the City’s priorities to make the police discipline process more transparent and accountable.

    Learn more about the revisions to the discipline code and misconduct process below.

    Increasing accountability for Philadelphia Police | Department of Labor | City of Philadelphia

  • 20 Sep 2021 2:24 PM | Travis Oliver (Administrator)

    Where does a Philly311 service request go? How does it work? Let’s take a look at the life of a service request, from start to finish.

    A look into the life of a Philly311 service request | Philly311 | City of Philadelphia

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