Should a street-cleaning program be introduced? Squilla says so

While steps have been made to improve the trash problem throughout Philadelphia, there’s still so much more that needs to be done to improve the streets of our city. So what would it be like if a street sweeping program was brought back? With a new mayor in office, some

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Eliza Kirkbride students visit City Council to promote Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Week

Students from the Eliza B. Kirkbride School visited City Council and were recognized by Councilman Squilla last week for their arts-based project  titled “American Dreams”. In honor of Philadelphia Arts Advocacy Week, the students brought signs with messages of “Save the Arts”  and “Protect Arts Ed,” speaking to the need

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Trash Academy Celebrates Installation of Street Furniture From Recycled Objects

On Saturday afternoon, April 8, neighbors came to a celebration of the installation of permanent ‘street furniture made from recycled objects’ at two specially chosen corners in Southeast Philadelphia, 10th & Wolf Streets and 7th & Jackson Streets. The artist selected to create this art came from the Recycled Artist

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East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association celebrating 10 years with rooftop party at Bok

East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association is celebrating 10 years of serving the South Philly community, with boundaries of Broad to 6th and Tasker to Snyder. Since a decade of service is a big deal, the civic association is hosting a party on the rooftop at Bok.

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