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Kenney Announces Resignation of Police Commissioner Ross

Mayor Jim Kenney today accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross, Jr.   Mayor Kenney: “Today, Commissioner Ross tendered his resignation. I am disappointed, because he’s been a terrific asset to the Police Department and the City as a whole.  “New allegations of sexual harassment as well as gender and racial discrimination among the rank … Continue reading Kenney Announces Resignation of Police Commissioner Ross

Free Hepatitis A vaccine at McPherson Square Park on August 20th & 22nd

The Health Department is offering Hepatitis A vaccine at no cost at McPherson Square Park on Tuesday, August 20th and Thursday, August 22nd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you need assistance getting Hepatitis A vaccine, contact the health department at 215-685-6741 during business hours (Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.). The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has … Continue reading Free Hepatitis A vaccine at McPherson Square Park on August 20th & 22nd

D.A. Krasner Announces Charges Against Maurice Hill

From the District Attorney’s Office — District Attorney Krasner Announces Charges Against Maurice Hill For Role in North Philadelphia Standoff PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 19, 2019) – Following an exhaustive investigation by the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO), District Attorney Larry Krasner on Monday announced charges including attempted murder and risking a … Continue reading D.A. Krasner Announces Charges Against Maurice Hill

Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from a Food Worker at Imperial Kitchen in Kensington

PHILADELPHIA–The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has recently confirmed that a person who works at the Imperial Kitchen, located at 3164 Frankford Avenue has acute Hepatitis A. While the risk of Hepatitis A infection is very low, the Health Department recommends that people who purchased food from Imperial Kitchen between Sunday, July 21st Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 … Continue reading Potential Hepatitis A Exposure from a Food Worker at Imperial Kitchen in Kensington

U.S. Attorney thinks it’s time for D.A. Larry Krasner to stop disrespecting law enforcement

U.S. Attorney William McSwain praised police officers for what he called “true heroism by police” after an insane stand-off in which six Philadelphia Police Officers were shot at 15th Street and Erie Avenue yesterday. The suspect, Maurice Hill, 36, opened fire when police attempted to serve a narcotics warrant. In the end, Hill surrendered to … Continue reading U.S. Attorney thinks it’s time for D.A. Larry Krasner to stop disrespecting law enforcement

Juniata Park gets cleaned of litter

    A gorgeous morning in Juniata Park was the location for a “Litter Clean Up” on Saturday, August 10th. Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary sponsored the event that brought out a handful of people to clear the park around Ferko Playground of litter.    Madeline Jones of H Street in … Continue reading Juniata Park gets cleaned of litter