THE STREETS of Philadelphia are finally clear of snow and ice, but there's something else gumming up the gutters.
Trash. And lots of it, in some of the city's more isolated areas.
The recent "extreme low temperatures" caused delays in the Streets Department's trash-collection schedule, according to a news release from Mayor Nutter's office, leaving some city blocks cluttered.
Residents are encouraged to keep bringing their trash to the curb on their normally scheduled pickup days even if previous piles haven't been cleared, a representative from Philly311 said yesterday.