Municipal services

Protesters arrested for occupying the municipal services building

Updated at 6:15 p.m. A few dozen protesters were arrested for occupying the Philadelphia City Services building across from City Hall, including – briefly – a reporter from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia Police stop protesters inside the City Services building. (Emma Lee / WHYY) People had entered the building, which is closed to the public […]

Municipal services

Controversial Rizzo Statue Removed from Philadelphia City Service Building – NBC10 Philadelphia

What there is to know Crew members removed the bronze statue of controversial Philadelphia mayor and former police commissioner Frank Rizzo early Wednesday morning. The withdrawal comes less than a week after Mayor Kenney announced the city was ramping up efforts to withdraw it. On Wednesday, he said the statue represented bigotry, hatred and oppression […]