The spin machine has gone into overdrive ahead of today's court hearing on whether Inquirer editor Bill Marimow should be reinstated and the publisher who fired him, Bob Hall, be shown the door instead.
Principal Tracy Scott isn't sure when Tanner Duckrey School at 15th and Diamond in North Philly last had a librarian, or a functioning library. There hasn't been one in her eight years working there. And a glimmer of hope that arose last year, when library services staff came by to offer improvements, quickly faded.
Former Daily News/Philly Mag editor Larry Platt, with help from author Buzz Bissinger, launches news website the Philadelphia Citizen because all other Philly journalism institutions “are broken.” Which is blogger-talk for “fired me.”
A little over a year ago, a new church opened in a place that has gotten used to vanishing houses of worship and dwindling congregants: North Philadelphia. Nestled in a former PECO office near Broad...