The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.
George Washington’s Kathy Paul, who coaches the Eagles’ varsity field hockey, bowling and softball teams, is bringing her expertise to the basketball court.
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.
Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.
At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.
On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
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.
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.