Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.
Broadway’s beloved Phantom of the Opera and Philly native Hugh Panaro will help celebrate the season with the Philly Pops. The annual tradition — The Philly Pops Christmas Spectacular — runs Dec. 5-20 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.
Terry Visconto, who lives at his family’s funeral home in Rhawnhurst, will be featured in an upcoming episode of You Live in What?
When the Philly Pops presents its final program of the season next weekend, flutist Ed Schultz will be in his usual place onstage at Verizon Hall.
Never forgotten: Verizon recently donated $8,750 to the Officer Daniel Boyle Scholarship Fund. The check presentation took place at Boyle Playground, named in memory of the slain officer. Pictured are (from left) City Councilman Brian O’Neill; Pat Boyle, Danny’s father; Frank Buzydlowski, Verizon’s director of government relations; and state Rep. Brendan Boyle. ••
LIHEAP deadline extended
Danny Boyle died 23 years ago, but hundreds of families continue to harvest the rewards of the slain police officer’s public service and his ultimate sacrifice.
The annual Christmas concert at the church helps provide ‘inexpensive access to the arts,’ and performers include many people from both Port Richmond and Fishtown.
Thursday, December 12