PhillyClout Archive: December, 2008

Chris Matthews Inching Closer to Senate Run?

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Is television personality Chris Matthews getting closer to declaring a run for Senate in Pennsylvania in 2010? Politico reports that Matthews... Read more

Library Advocates Deliver Signatures to Nutter

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Supporters of the Wadsworth Library in Cedarbrook -- one of the 11 libraries slated for closure under Mayor Nutter's budget cuts -- today delivered... Read more

South Street Bridge Closes Monday

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This just in: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2008 SOUTH STREET BRIDGE TO CLOSE MAJOR TWO-YEAR RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN Philadelphia, PA... Read more

Council Calls on Nutter to Delay Library Closings

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Chris Brennan reports that a non-binding resolution just passed in City Council, calling on Nutter to delay the closing of library branches until... Read more

Thursday -- Verizon's Cable Plans Are Delayed By Council

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City Council yesterday delayed voting on Verizon's request for a cable franchise. John Baer calls the automakers' bailout plan a jalopy. Board... Read more

Verizon Asks For Cable Franchise, Gives Check to Kids

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Just moments before a City Council hearing is scheduled to start on Verizon's request for a cable franchise in Philadelphia, this press release... Read more

What Companies Could Call American Commerce Center Home?

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The American Commerce Center, a 1,510-foot skyscraper proposed for 18th and Arch streets, received approval for a necessary zoning change this... Read more

Kids Beg Nutter to Keep Libraries Open

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The folks at Young Philly Politics have posted images of a bunch of letters children have sent to Mayor Nutter protesting the budget cuts. Most... Read more