As far as inspirational stories go, The Mighty Macs is a slam dunk. It’s a good one about a female basketball team that plenty of Philadelphians have probably heard of over the years.
Two plans to address population change in City Council districts leave the river wards pretty much untouched.
The School Reform Commission has no accountability, says state Sen. Mike Stack, and he wants to abolish the five-member panel.
All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.
Is the Arlene Ackerman scandal over? Not if citizens give a darn.
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.
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.
The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.