Gov. Tom Corbett debuted a campaign commercial last week that touts the 178,000 private sector jobs created in the last three years and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent that is the lowest since September 2008.
Stop home invasions
Surveying the packed Ramp Playground football field on Saturday morning, Tommy Coyle remembered a smile with one of his own.
The hiking and biking trail now being built from behind Junod Playground in Parkwood to the rear of Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard should be completed in August, Parkwood Civic Association members were told June 18.
Crime, quality-of-life issues and park upkeep dominated members’ discussions during the Northwood Civic Association’s June 17 meeting at St. James Church.
Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.
In the beginning, he decided to name his group simply Gary and The Playboys. That’s because Gary Lewis, son of the comic and actor Jerry Lewis, didn’t want to ride on his father’s famous coattails.
The days leading up to Feb. 16 were business as usual for Vince Capizzi and the Archbishop Ryan softball program.
Perhaps the late Frank Zappa best described the relationship between international football and beer: “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”