Three cheers for the guy from Gifford
Changing demographics, declining enrollments, tightened household budgets, a tough economy and the advent of charter schools aren’t the only factors that led to last week’s heart-wrenching announcement by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that it will close 45 area elementary schools and five area high schools — including St. Hubert — after the current semester ends in June.
Philadelphia City Council is off to a great start. And then again, it’s not.
It’s time to really get tough on those dangerous drivers
Freedom of choice for religious shoppers
Well, another tough year will go into the history books in less than 100 hours. What are our local and national movers and shakers planning for 2012? Here’s what some of them should be saying:
Litterbug does dirty work in Rhawnhurst
Sunday is not likely to be a particularly merry Christmas for Mark Keeley’s loved ones, thanks to what appears to be fatal ineptness by Philadelphia Gas Works employees.
Downsizing should be on Council’s agenda
Wesley Cook, better known as Mumia Abu-Jamal, did the dirtiest deed of all. He killed a Philly cop in cold blood. Now, 30 insane years after he shot Officer Daniel Faulkner in the face, Abu-Jamal is, quite literally, getting away with murder.