Good morning, Feeders! This afternoon we’ll get a progress report from Greenworks to see how Philadelphia is doing in is push toward sustainability. And speaking of green, SEPTA bus shelters are getting green roofs. We’ll be on hand for the big announcement.
Lizz Fiedler is heading to Camden this morning to talk with residents and the fire department about recent fires, including one at a tire factory that raged on because the hydrants had been tapped.
Pew featured an article today about the state of Philadelphia’s pension. Susan Phillips will follow up for details and see how the city’s pensions stack up against other public systems.
There is a tumor on display at the Mutter Museum. Not too unusual for the museum, but the tumor does happen to come from a former president. Peter Crimmins will check out the exhibit — and a new book — about former President James Garfield’s tumor, which he secretly had removed during his presidency.
We’ve got a few big stories for you today on our Northwest Philly pages, including East Falls residents’ opposition to the new Special Victims Unit building coming their way, and a group of friends driving a makeshift shuttle to Florida.