So, what happened was... Archive: November, 2009

Live Chat: Bicyclists in Philadelphia

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Join members of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia at 1 p.m. today for a chat about how bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists can... Read more

North Catholic News: It's Not Over Yet

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So, they were talking, after all. Last week, I wrote of persistent and excited rumors that North Catholic High School, scheduled to shut its... Read more

It's official: I'm a clown

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Two years ago, I had a startling realization: My kid was sort of outgrowing Philly's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. The insight was bittersweet:... Read more

PPA's Cornell: You read it here first

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In case anyone's wondering, it appears - according to at least one happy citizen I've chatted with - that Susan Cornell does real work over... Read more

So What the Heck is Cristo Rey?

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Last month, the Philadelphia Archdiocese announced the closure next June of Cardinal Dougherty and Northeast Catholic high schools. Within... Read more

Eddie Polec: An Update

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I had a lovely telephone conversation yesterday afternoon with John Polec, who was grateful for and touched by the words of support posted... Read more

Eddie Polec: The 15th Anniversary is Today

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the funeral of Eddie Polec. He was the Cardinal Dougherty High School senior who was beaten mercilessly... Read more

The Final Bell Tolls For Huntingdon Valley Swim Club

Space constraints kept my story in today's Daily News from including the entire e-mail that Valley Club president John Duesler sent to members... Read more