Heard in the Hall Archive: November, 2011

Singer to chair city commissioners

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Stephanie Singer, a mathematician and Democratic ward leader who got involved in politics less than a decade ago, will be the next chair of... Read more

York County voters to fill Philadelphia House seat

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Halfway through their two-year terms, three Philadelphia legislators are giving up their seats in the state House in early January to take... Read more

All in the Family

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If state Rep. Jewell Williams has his way, his colleagues in Harrisburg will have no problem remembering the name of his successor. For a couple... Read more

Creamer’s journey shows storms are rarely ethical

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Tropical Storm Sean was barely a blip at the end of the 2011 hurricane season, a disturbance that developed in early November in the South... Read more

New Council leader's across-town help

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Philadelphia has long been a clannish town, where political affiliation and personal identity often come down to what neighborhood you're from... Read more

Bob Brady on Occupy Philly

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U.S. Rep. Bob Brady said he had met with protesters earlier in the week at the Friends Center to talk to them about why moving is consistent... Read more

Occupy protesters swarm City Council

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Several protesters disrupted Thursday’s City Council meeting, saying they are angry about a new curfew law and don’t think they... Read more

Nutter wins praise from Esquire

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Mayor Nutter is described as a “no nonsense truth-teller” in an upcoming issue of Esquire magazine, putting the mayor on a list... Read more