Philadelphia News for May 9th 2013

Swedish royalty to visit Philadelphia – Philly.com
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, who will visit Philadelphia on Friday, May 10. Mayor Nutter will be entertaining royalty Friday when the king and queen of Sweden visit the city, in part to commemorate the 375th anniversary of the … More…

Man Shoots , Kills Cabbie
NBC10 Philadelphia – Katy Zachry. An overnight shooting of Philadelphia cab driver Hafiz Salman Sarfraz has many of his coworkers concerned for their safety. NBC10′s Katy Zachry has the story. Cab Driver Death Creates Concern With… Link; Embed; Email … More…

PHL Local Gaming Receives Endorsement Vote from South Philadelphia's
PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — PHL Local Gaming, LLC, one of six bidders for the available gaming license in the City of Philadelphia, and one of three bidders with a South Philadelphia site, today announced that it has been notified by More…

Philadelphia Unveiled as America's Garden Capital For National Public Gardens
With 30 public gardens within 30 miles, Philadelphia has the highest concentration of public gardens and arboreta on the continent. City, tourism, and horticulture leaders recently gathered at Bartram’s Garden to officially anoint Philadelphia as … More…

5 Biggest Questions Surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers This Offseason
With half the league currently battling for Lord Stanley’s Cup, the other half will use the offseason to rebuild, refocus and reload. Philly is one of those rebuilding franchises. Not making the postseason is a bit of an anomaly for the Flyers, as they … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (16-18) at San Francisco Giants (19-14), 3:45 pm (ET)
Aiming to inch closer to the .500 mark, the Philadelphia Phillies look to sweep a series in San Francisco for the first time in 29 years on Wednesday afternoon in the finale of a three-game set with the Giants. After getting outscored 16-2 in back-to More…

Jair Jurrjens Could Be a Viable Option for Philadelphia Phillies on June 15
COMMENTARY | It took only a month and a week for the Philadelphia Phillies to earn the need to summon up the spit and rifle through the team junk drawer to find the glue it will need to hold their starting rotation together. With the May 8 announcement More…

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput to celebrate funeral Mass for Bishop
Philadelphia Archibishop Charles Chaput Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput will celebrate the funeral Mass for Harrisburg Bishop Joseph McFadden Wednesday morning. MARK PYNES, mpynes@pennlive.com. Philadelphia Archbishop Charles More…

Future of Phillies ace Roy Halladay still unknown – USA Today
SAN FRANCISCO — While the Philadelphia Phillies wait to find out the extent of the damage to Roy Halladay's right shoulder, the news vacuum is filled with debate over whether he should have informed the team of his ailment sooner and speculation that More…

Evaluating Municipal Lobbying Data: Philadelphia – Sunlight
Philadelphia's online lobbying disclosures were never supposed to look like they do now. When the lobbying disclosure law passed in 2010, the city contracted More…

Hundreds of Philadelphia students protest budget cuts
ShareThis via email, AIM, social bookmarking and networking sites, etc. Action News. PHILADELPHIA – May 7, 2013 (WPVI) — Hundreds of students gathered outside the Philadelphia School District headquarters to protest millions of dollars in budget cuts. More…

Philadelphia Phillies tap Tyler Cloyd to take Roy Halladay's turn in the rotation
"I haven't talked to him but I look forward to talking to him," Manuel said before Philadelphia played San Francisco. "I expect to hear something probably later on today, probably before I go home tonight." Halladay is 2-4 with an 8.65 ERA in seven More…

Phillies Call Up Tyler Cloyd
PHILADELPHIA – AUGUST 29: Starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch during a game against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on August 29, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) … More…

New York Man Charged With 2012 Double Murder In Philadelphia
Marco Joaquin, an 18-year-old from Manhattan, was arrested on May 6th for the murder of Dwayne Page and Anthony Fletcher.
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Harrisburg bishop and Philadelphia native hailed as tireless church leader
Monsignor Joseph P. McFadden in Philadelphia in 2004. Church officials say McFadden died unexpectedly last week at a hospital in Philadelphia. He had been attending a meeting of the Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania. He was 65 years old. More…

Man who faked his way into cockpit pleads guilty to fraud
(CNN) — The man who conned his way into the cockpit of an US Airways flight in March pleaded guilty Wednesday in Philadelphia to one count of fraud in connection with an identification document. Philippe Jeannard, 61, had used his mother's old Air More…

Could former Philadelphia Eagles first-round pick Danny Watkins get one last
Watkins' benching last season spoke volumes as Philadelphia was forced to shuffle guys in and out of the lineup with key injuries to tackles Herremans and Jason Peters and center Jason Kelce. With all back and healthy, the best Watkins can hope for is More…

Breaking Down the Philadelphia Eagles' QB Battle
We know that head coach Chip Kelly is bringing a brand new offense to Philadelphia in 2013. What we don’t know is who’s going to run the thing. The Eagles have a good-old-fashioned QB battle on their hands to start things off under an all-new coaching … More…

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay to have surgery on throwing shoulder
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur in his right shoulder. On the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his throwing shoulder, the two-time Cy Young Award winner met with Dr. Lewis More…

Did You Know? S Earl Wolff – Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles will welcome its Class of 2013 for the rookie minicamp this weekend. As we learn about the new Eagles as football players and begin to project how they will help this football team, here's an opportunity to learn about
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