Like a piece of rotting yarn, the loyal good-old-boy network continues to unravel in State College. On Monday, Jack Raykovitz, president of Second Mile, resigned from the charity founded by former Penn State assistant coach and alleged child rapist Jerry Sandusky, and from which Sandusky reportedly plucked his victims. The at-risk kids had no idea how at risk they really were.
No doubt the tweets, links, and status updates that flowed nonstop from my Twitter and Facebook feeds this week helped school me about Troy Davis, the Georgia man sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police officer more than 20 years ago.
Annette John-Hall is a metro columnist for The Inquirer. She was previously a features reporter and columnist focusing on music, film television and pop culture. A native of Berkeley, Calif., she covered professional, college and high school sports at the San Jose Mercury News, the Rocky Mountain News in Denver and the Oakland Tribune.
Her column appears Tuesdays and Fridays in The Inquirer's metro section.