File this one in the chutzpah department: Arlene Ackerman, the vastly overrated, overcompensated superintendent of Philadelphia’s public schools whose clandestine, paranoid management style led to her overdue ouster in August, has filed for unemployment compensation.
Mark Mroz, the community relations officer in the 2nd Police District, discussed serious crimes and some upcoming holiday outreach events at last week’s Friends of Summerdale Civic Association meeting.
On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.
Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.
Sandra Stewart, the Republican candidate in the 6th Councilmanic District, is a neighborhood volunteer from Tacony who describes herself as an “independent community-based leader.”
Four Northeast Philly schools are on a federally mandated ‘persistently dangerous’ list, but school administrators say the situation’s not as bad as it looks.
The Mayfair Business Association continues to plan for the 35th annual Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 4.
Thirty grand buys a lot of music.