If Forrest Gump were observing the latest mess involving Philadelphia public schools, he might sum it up this way: “Life is just a box of erasers.”
Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.
Port Richmond West Community Action Network filled meeting attendees in on the new Voter ID law and other issues of note.
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A mayoral town-hall meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Ironworkers Local 401’s Bridgemen’s Hall, 11600 Norcom Road.
You have to hand it to Arlene Ackerman. She sure knows how to make a deal. No, the superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia was not responsible for the earthquake that rattled the East Coast one day after she was ousted from her cushy job, but she certainly did shake loose a whole lot of bucks for her departure.