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Mayor Nutter Second Term Starts 2012
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 01/02/12 9:27 am | updated: 01/02/12 9:27 am
 
Mayor Michael Nutter was sworn in for a second term at an Inaugural Ceremony at the Academy of Music.

In his inaugural speech, Mayor Nutter addressed several challenges the city faces including violence, with six murders this New Year’s weekend in Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter talked about some of his plans including implementing 120 new police officers by this summer.

He also said public education is the other major challenge facing this city.

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Mistletoe
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  by: mjonczak - Bel Air, MD
started: 12/30/11 6:03 pm | updated: 12/31/11 7:52 am
 
I stumbled onto mistletoe@iradiophilly.com through my Livio NPR radio. I was searching for an all-Christmas music station other than 101.3 (The Rose) out of Lancaster, PA; and 101.9 (Lite) out of Baltimore, MD. The two FM stations were pretty good; but just wasn't meeting my needs. I have had mistletoe on day & night since before Christmas. I am worried that soon the station will cease after New... Read More
 
 
Culture
Danny "Rio" DeGennaro Death Ruled Homicide
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/31/11 6:28 am | updated: 12/31/11 6:28 am
 
The death Philadelphia blues guitarist and songwriter Danny "Rio" DeGennaro has been ruled a homicide by Bucks County authorities, where he was killed last week. Bristol Township police found Daniel DeGennaro, 56, dying from a shotgun wound to the chest near the front door of his Crabtree Drive home, investigators remained tight-lipped regarding any leads they may have.

Also known as Danny Rio, DeGennaro had toured with Kingfish, a band that included former Grateful Dead... Read More
 
 
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Philadelphia Murder Rate Up Again
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/30/11 8:08 am | updated: 12/30/11 8:08 am
 
In 2011, Philadelphia earned a title that no one is proud of. Murders in the city are up again. Philadelphia has the highest homicide rate of the nation's 10 most populous cities, according to statistics provided by each city's police department. Even worse, fewer murders are getting solved.

Philly.com has reported that with a few days left, Philadelphia's homicide tally stood at 324 Wednesday, including the eight victims allegedly killed in previous years by West Philly... Read More
 
 
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Philadelphia Councilwoman Collects $478,000 DROP Rayment
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/29/11 9:04 am | updated: 12/29/11 9:04 am
 
Philadelphia Councilwoman Marian Tasco retires, collects a huge DROP payment, and then goes back to work. The Daily News reported she will collect more than $478,000 at retirement this week, then return to office within days, and keep all the money. Tasco’s participation in the controversial DROP program probably cost her the race for council president. Others in the program will also retire briefly, collect and return to work.
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Sports
Winter Classic Penn State Hockey
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/29/11 7:47 am | updated: 12/29/11 7:47 am
 
Hockey's Winter Classic is January 2nd between the Flyers and New York Rangers. One of the other many outdoor hockey games on tap for Citizens Bank Park next week will be a college battle between 14-2 Penn State and 7-3 Neumann University on January 4th.

Neumann is one of the top squads in Division III while Penn State is transitioning up to the Division I level from club status in the ACHA. Nittany Lions head coach Guy Gadowsky says that transition is going quite well.Read More
 
 
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Camden County Police Department Opposition
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/29/11 7:44 am | updated: 12/29/11 7:44 am
 
Opponents of a plan to form a new Camden County Police Department, with the city of Camden it's one and only participant, have laid out their plans to kill the whole idea before it ever gets started.

Police union leaders were flanked by community activists on the steps of Camden City Hall. Former city councilman Ali Sloan-El believes the move to a countywide force isn’t meant to keep the people safe, “That is union busting and that is taking our rights and this is a takeover... Read More
 
 
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Philadelphia's First Poet Laureate: Sonia Sanchez
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 12/29/11 7:42 am | updated: 12/29/11 7:42 am
 
Mayor Nutter named 77-year-old Sonia Sanchez, a noted poet and teacher, the city's first poet laureate.

Nutter says Sanchez "exemplifies the role a poet can play in helping to define a city and helping its citizens discover beauty."

Sanchez, who lives in west Philadelphia, says she has already fielded congratulations from fellow writers Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison. She says people are telling her she's been the city's unofficial poet laureate for years.Read More
 
 
Culture
Arlen Specter Does Stand Up Comedy in Philadelphia
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 12/29/11 7:37 am | updated: 12/29/11 7:37 am
 
Arlen Specter made an appearance this week in Philadelphia - at Helium Comedy Club. No joke. Specter did a few minutes of stand-up at the club's open mic night.


Philly.com reported on Specter's appearance, "I've been in comedy now for 30 years," the former senator explained.

Taking a try at stand-up was a natural step after spending so many years in the "sit-down comedy" of Congress - and, Specter noted, it was considerably less expensive.
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Culture
Philadelphia's Kimmel Center New Year's Day Celebration
 
  by: callaboots - Media, PA
started: 12/28/11 8:39 am | updated: 12/28/11 8:39 am
 
New Year's is less than a week away! If you don't have any plans, make your way into Philadelphia to welcome 2012, there are plenty of attractions to consider.

Penn's Landing is featuring a syncronized fireworks and music show at a family-friendly 6pm and also a later show at midnight. If you can't make the midnight show, CBS3 is airing a televised broadcast! More information about this event and plenty of others can be found through the Delaware River Waterfront Read More
 
 
 
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