PhillyClout Archive: December, 2008

Philebrity X-Mas Pageant for Libraries on Friday

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On Friday night, the website Philebrity is hosting a Christmas pageant to aid the Friends of the Free Library effort to keep open 11 libraries... Read more

Library Lawsuit To Go Ahead

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Attorney Irv Ackelsberg plans to file a class-action lawsuit today on behalf of a group of Philadelphians to try to stop Mayor Nutter from... Read more

Tuesday -- Nutter promises safer city

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At a ceremony memorializing a slain police officer, Mayor Nutter vows to make the city safer. The Black Clergy of Philadelphia declares opposition... Read more

Chris Matthews' Boss Doesn't Think He's Running

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Check out this interview Broadcasting and Cable did with NBC New boss Steve Capus. (Hat tip to TVNewser where we first saw this.) Capus says... Read more

Activists Launch Letter Campaign Against LIbrary Closings

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Community activist Marc Stier has hooked up with government watchdog website Hallwatch to launch a new effort to save the 11 libraries slated... Read more

Monday -- Holiday Gifts for Pols?

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John Baer offers holiday gift ideas and advice for politicians. Bill Bender looks at the jail privitization debate in Delaware County. The... Read more

Councilman Asks Nutter to Get Council Approval to Close Libraries

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Councilman Bill Green has sent Mayor Nutter a letter asking him to get City Council approval before closing 11 library branches. In the letter... Read more

Nutter Gets an Earful at Final Town Hall

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Sounds like Mayor Nutter had a tough time at his final town hall meeting last night in Northwest Philly, where residents questioned closing libraries... Read more