Monthly Archives: April 2011

1st Public Computing Center Opens in Center City

April 27, 2011 — As Paul Green checked his email yesterday at the gleaming new computer lab at Philadelphia FIGHT, located at 12th and Locust streets, he also represented progress in bridging the digital divide. “I think it’s beautiful, it’s … Continue reading

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MAYOR NUTTER AND CITY PARTNERS LAUNCH THE “FREEDOM RINGS PARTNERSHIP”

April 26, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the City’s partners launched the “Freedom Rings Partnership” at today’s official opening of the Philadelphia FIGHT Computing Center. The official opening of this location is the first of 77 public computer … Continue reading

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MAYOR NUTTER OPENS CITY’S FIRST SOLAR PV INSTALLATION

April 25, 2011 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter, local and federal officials celebrated the completion of a new solar PV installation, the first owned by the City of Philadelphia, at the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. … Continue reading

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City’s Bike and Pedestrian Trail Network Project Featured on Recovery.gov

The following is the featured story on the Recovery.gov homepage– Pennsylvania and New Jersey are collaborating to develop extensive bicycle and pedestrian networks primarily in and around the Philadelphia and Camden areas. The joint project, known as Generating Recovery by … Continue reading

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City of Philadelphia Honored by the White House as a ‘Champion of Change’

Investing in American innovation and ingenuity is crucial to winning the jobs and industries of the future. Which is why the White House highlighted communities who have embraced innovative clean energy as an economic driver. These Champions of Change have … Continue reading

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Phila. Preservation Alliance Honors Presser Home Renovation

February, 2011- Nolen Properties, LLC., and the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) announced that Presser Senior Apartments, on historic Johnson Street in Mt. Airy, has been awarded a 2011 Grand Jury Award from the Preservation … Continue reading

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