The Bellevue Bulletin

Bellevue Bulletin 07/26/2019: Opioid-related death tolls rise; Hahnemann Hospital; and La Colombe’s community service

Bellevue Bulletin 07/26/2019: Opioid-related death tolls rise; Hahnemann Hospital; and La Colombe’s community service

Happy Friday and welcome back to your weekly update by Bellevue! In Philadelphia, good news comes as we learn that opioid related deaths in the neighborhoods of Kensington, Harrowgate, and Port Richmond have seen a 23% drop in deaths over the past year – and overdoses across the state of Pennsylvania have dropped, too. But, ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 07/18/2019: Heat Waves, Eagles, and Rebuild

Bellevue Bulletin 07/18/2019: Heat Waves, Eagles, and Rebuild

Happy Friday and welcome back to your weekly update by Bellevue! It’s been a rainy summer, and now it’s getting even hotter. Philadelphia has declared a heat emergency that began on Wednesday, and will go through the rest of the week. The National Weather Service has predicted a heat index value as high as 110 ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 07/05/2019: Cyber Snow Days, Hahnemann Hospital updates, and Healthcare

Bellevue Bulletin 07/05/2019: Cyber Snow Days, Hahnemann Hospital updates, and Healthcare

Happy Friday, July 5th, and welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue. First up on the docket, if you haven’t heard yet, Pennsylvania is planning to shift from healthcare.gov, to a state-based insurance exchange. What does this mean? Governor Wolf’s staff says that if PA switches to its online marketplace, users will save money and ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 06/14/2019: Philly’s Budget Passes!

Bellevue Bulletin 06/14/2019: Philly’s Budget Passes!

Happy Friday and welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue. First up this week is City Council’s Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets has been passed, and includes new investments in job creation, road repaving, education, and violence prevention. Mayor Kenney praised council for “a spending plan that represents the priorities of the ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 05/17/2019: Soda Tax, Development Codes, and Philly’s Upcoming Election

Bellevue Bulletin 05/17/2019: Soda Tax, Development Codes, and Philly’s Upcoming Election

Welcome back to your weekly update with Bellevue! Here’s everything that happened this past week: Back in 2016, Philadelphia Mayor Kenney passed the controversial Soda Tax – and it’s cut down on soda consumption across the city. Christina Roberto, a clinical psychologist and epidemiologist who works as a researcher and assistant professor at the University ... Read More
 
Mayor Kenney’s “Growing with Equity: Philadelphia’s Vision for Inclusive Growth”

Mayor Kenney’s “Growing with Equity: Philadelphia’s Vision for Inclusive Growth”

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recently unveiled his new plan for economic growth in Philadelphia, emphasizing the need for all-inclusive growth for all of Philadelphia’s residents. We’re here to break down the plan for you: The Agenda: “Growing with Equity” is Kenney’s plan that ensures Philadelphia attracts employers that are as diverse as the residents of its ... Read More
 
Bellevue Bulletin 05/03/2019: Budget Hearings Continue, Record Number of Candidates for City Commissioner

Bellevue Bulletin 05/03/2019: Budget Hearings Continue, Record Number of Candidates for City Commissioner

Welcome back to your weekly update from Bellevue! This week we’re kicking things off with info from the DA’s office. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner joined police commissioner Richard Ross to announce that the city has cleared its backlog of untested sexual assault or “rape kits”. Nearly 4,000 kits have been tested, some which included ... Read More