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ELEPHANT CORNER: Hank Salvatore, Philly Republican Hero, Is Mourned

Last week, a great Philadelphian and stalwart Republican passed from this world. FRANK A. “HANK”…

CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore

CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore

CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY’S annual Brady Bash at the shore was once again a big smash.…

OUT & ABOUT: Exposing Academic Corruption In College Sports

OUT & ABOUT: Exposing Academic Corruption In College Sports

BY DENISE CLAY/ While I am a proud graduate of Temple University, I didn’t start…

Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?

Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?

BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett’s reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania…

POLS ON THE STREET: Stack’s Backyard Supporters?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ If you consider yourself a pro at handicapping future elections, you should…

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is…

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ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

BY STATE REP. BILL KELLER/ The possible sale of PGW by the City to UIL Holdings is, in my opinion, a wonderful opportunity for Philadelphia. For over 20 years, I, along with other elected officials, worked diligently to bring dredging of the Delaware River to our region so that Philadelphia could reap the financial rewards.…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says it is one of the lowest unemployment rates in the USA! The percentage of unemployed Pennsylvania workers, according to the Pennsylvania…

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

by State Rep. Stephen Barrar This September will mark the first year the Keystone Exams will be used as the deciding factor for whether or not students will graduate from Pennsylvania’s public high schools. September will also mark the five-year anniversary of HR 456, the bipartisan legislation that urged Gov. Ed Rendell to cease all…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore

CONGRESSMAN BOB BRADY’S annual Brady Bash at the shore was once again a big smash. The Democratic City Chairman hosted a packed house at Westy’s in N. Wildwood over the weekend. Among the VIPs and ward leaders were former gubernatorial candidate KATIE MCGINTY, WARD LEADERS PAT PARKINSON, MIKE MCALEER, LORI & MARTY BEDNAREK, STATE SEN.…

CITY HALL SAM: Political Partying Lights Up The Jersey Shore

ELEPHANT CORNER: Hank Salvatore, Philly Republican Hero, Is Mourned

Last week, a great Philadelphian and stalwart Republican passed from this world. FRANK A. “HANK” SALVATORE, at the age of 92, left us. Salvatore represented Northeast Philadelphia in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (170th Dist.) from 1973 to 1985. He went on to be a Pennsylvania State Senator (5th Dist.) from 1985 to 2000. He…

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ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

ANOTHER OPINION: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania

BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged “relatively low” unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania. As he runs for reelection, he says it is one of the lowest…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Time To End Keystone Exams

by State Rep. Stephen Barrar This September will mark the first year the Keystone Exams…

OUR OPINION: Maya Angelou, Lewis Katz

OUR OPINION: Maya Angelou, Lewis Katz

The Lesson —Maya Angelou   I keep on dying again. Veins collapse, opening like the…

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

ANOTHER OPINION: It’s Wise To Sell PGW

BY STATE REP. BILL KELLER/ The possible sale of PGW by the City to UIL…

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Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

Pols On The Street: If Trujillo Announces, Who Bounces?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Last week we reported the possibility of two Latinos showing an interest…

Pols On The Street: Time To Acquit Philadelphia Traffic Court Jurists!

Pols On The Street: Time To Acquit Philadelphia Traffic Court Jurists!

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ From some witnesses and the few faithful attendees who go to watch…

POLS ON THE STREET: Rendell Said ‘No’ To Lewis; Now Mourns His Loss

POLS ON THE STREET: Rendell Said ‘No’ To Lewis; Now Mourns His Loss

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Former Gov. Ed Rendell told an audience in South Philadelphia he could…

POLS ON THE STREET: Stack’s Backyard Supporters?

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ If you consider yourself a pro at handicapping future elections, you should easily come up with the answer to the question headlining this column. Working and praying and hoping and knocking at doors to make sure Lieutenant…

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