As City Council begins the task of equalizing its 10 districts, the very weirdly shaped 7th is at the center of attention.
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.
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Don’t let the back-to-school ads fool you. August is still an infant and summer’s only half over. The U.S. government has finally (temporarily) solved its debt-ceiling crisis, so for the time being things at the federal level are dullsville.
In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.
John Featherman, a Republican candidate for mayor in the May 17 primary, acknowledges trailing Karen Brown by 63 votes.
Philadelphia’s moribund Republican Party needs to do a lot of soul-searching …
With defeats in the city primary, Marge Tartaglione and Frank Rizzo watch their long careers sputter to an end.