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Stop The Presses! Newsies Plays In Philadelphia

NEWSIES is the Tony-award-winning sensation which will only be at the Academy of Music through…

CITY HALL SAM: City Council Burns Nutter On Gas Sale

CITY HALL SAM: City Council Burns Nutter On Gas Sale

No. A simple two-letter word, but a word that frustrates many elected officials and policymakers.…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars

ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars

Last week, US SEN. PAT TOOMEY was the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Club’s luncheon…

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public…

POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down

POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down

by Joe Shaheeli A defensive mode in any scenario is a worrisome one, be it…

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Shale Gas Turning Pa. Around, Conference Finds

BY DENISE FUREY/ The Marcellus Shale Coalition held its fourth annual “Shale Gas Insight” conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh last week. The first three annual conferences were held in Philadelphia. Subsequent Shale Gas Insight conferences will alternate between the two cities, with next year’s convention scheduled to be in Philadelphia.…

Shale Gas Turning Pa. Around, Conference Finds

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s becoming routine to learn how scores of them are coming under federal scrutiny for mismanaging or failing to properly use the funds they get – which in some cases are misappropriated by one or more of their officers.   Unfortunately,…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven

Score one for Chief Justice Ronald Castille with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court moving to relieve Justice McCaffery “on an interim basis of any and all judicial and administrative responsibilities as a Justice.” In 30 days, the Judicial Conduct Board said the decision “shall make a determination, on an emergency basis, whether there is or is…

OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public polls. “If I were down by the published poll spreads, why would they let Bill Clinton campaign in Pittsburgh and Barack Obama in Philadelphia for Tom Wolf ?” he noted acidly. Corbett continued, “We’re very comfortable with where we are…

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars

Last week, US SEN. PAT TOOMEY was the keynote speaker at the Commonwealth Club’s luncheon at Morton’s Steakhouse. He spoke mostly of the need to take back the Senate in order to have a functioning Senate again. The current MAJORITY LEADER HARRY REED has used, or should I say abused, (abused is my word, not…

ELEPHANT CORNER: Toomey Wows Commonwealth Club; Republicans Party For Dollars

Opinion

OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven

OUR OPINION: High Court Smells To High Heaven

Score one for Chief Justice Ronald Castille with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court moving to relieve Justice McCaffery “on an interim basis of any and all judicial and administrative responsibilities as a Justice.” In 30 days, the Judicial Conduct Board said…

OUR OPINION: Beyond Gubernatorial Debates

OUR OPINION: Beyond Gubernatorial Debates

Democrat Tom Wolf looked soft, Gov. Corbett looked tough and sure. But it was only…

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

OUR OPINION: Time For Heads To Roll

With innumerable nonprofits operating in Philadelphia under a wide range of goals and missions, it’s…

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

ANOTHER OPINION: State Regulators Aren’t Protecting Workers

BY STATE SEN. MIKE STACK (D-PHILA.)/ It has become increasingly clear over the past two…

Pols on the Street

POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down

POLS ON THE STREET: Tom Wolf Should Be Wary Of Hunkering Down

by Joe Shaheeli A defensive mode in any scenario is a worrisome one, be it…

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

POLS ON THE STREET: SRC Blows Guv’s Race Off Stage

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ School Reform Commission Chairman Bill Green’s decision suddenly to cancel the contract…

POLS ON THE STREET: Anna Verna Ends An Era

POLS ON THE STREET: Anna Verna Ends An Era

BY JIM TAYOUN/ She was a classy lady, an act hard to follow, an enunciator…

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

POLS ON THE STREET: Corbett Still Confident In Governor’s Race; McCaffery Wise To Step Down

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s feeling good. He doesn’t believe the public polls. “If I were down by the published poll spreads, why would they let Bill Clinton campaign in Pittsburgh and Barack Obama in Philadelphia for…

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