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Martini Lounge
Tony Bennett WOWS Academy of Music
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 11/07/11 10:54 am | updated: 11/07/11 10:54 am
 
At the Academy of Music on Friday night, Tony Bennett put on an 80 minute energetic show. His set list included, Watch What Happens, They All Laughed, and his first number one hit from 1952, Cold, Cold Heart.

Asking the soundman to cut off all amplification, he sang "Fly Me to the Moon" without a microphone and danced on stage with his daughter on a duet of Old Friends.

At the age of 85, Tony Bennett’s touring in support of his new CD, Duets II, which can... Read More
 
 
News
Penn State's VP/Gary Schultz & AD/Tim Curley Step Down
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 11/07/11 10:53 am | updated: 11/07/11 10:53 am
 
Penn State senior vice president Gary Schultz has stepped down and athletic director Tim Curley has taken an administrative leave amid allegations of covering up a sex scandal involving a former assistant coach on the football team, Jerry Sandusky.

The Penn State trustees announced the moves after an executive session at the Old Main administration building on Sunday night.

Both men have been charged with failure to report and perjury and made their requests to the... Read More
 
 
Martini Lounge
November 7 Music Calendar
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 11/07/11 7:54 am | updated: 11/07/11 7:54 am
 
(1951) 60 Years Ago

Rat Packer Frank Sinatra marries his second wife, actress Ava Gardner. The couple separates in 1953 and divorces in... Read More
 
 
Culture
Roger Waters to Perform The Wall in Philadelphia
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/04/11 9:08 am | updated: 11/04/11 9:08 am
 
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters will perform "The Wall" in Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on July 14th 2012 as part of a large North American tour.

"The Wall" will be performed in-its-entirety featuring a full band and state-of-the-art production. "The Wall" live has played more than 120 shows around the world for more than 1.6 million fans making it one of the most successful tours of 2010 and 2011.

Tickets for "The Wall" 2012 at Citizens Bank Park go on sale... Read More
 
 
Business
New Business Privilege Tax in Philly Gives Relief
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/04/11 8:19 am | updated: 11/04/11 8:19 am
 
That’s how local business leaders describe legislation to relieve some of Philadelphia’s business privilege tax (BPT) burden that was expected to be approved by City Council Thursday and signed into law by Mayor Michael Nutter.

A bill from City Council members Bill Green and Maria Quiñones-Sánchez freezes the gross receipts tax rate at the current 0.1415 percent rate while the 6.45 percent net income tax would phase down over a 10-year period, beginning in 2013, to 6... Read More
 
 
News
Philadelphia School Scheduled to Close Is Fighting Back
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/04/11 5:01 am | updated: 11/04/11 5:01 am
 
Philadelphia School District officials recommended that Stanton Elementary School at 17th and Christian, as well as eight other city schools be closed. In Philadelphia's schools there are thousands of surplus seats, financial problems, and aging buildings. Teachers and students at Stanton are fighting to keep it open claiming academic success and happy students and teachers.

Stanton, K to 8, offers programs like violin classes, African drumming, pottery, Shakespearean drama,... Read More
 
 
News
John Street Subject of Ethics Probe
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/04/11 4:39 am | updated: 11/04/11 4:39 am
 
Former Philadelphia Mayor John Street is under investigation by Pennsylvania's State Ethics Commission. They are looking into Street's role in awarding millions of dollars of Philadelphia Housing Authority legal work to his son's former law firm.

John Street was chairman of the PHA board in 2004 and voted at least five times to give PHA contracts to Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen L.L.P. His son, Sharif, billed PHA more than $700,000 while working as a lawyer assigned to the PHA... Read More
 
 
News
Stabilizing Greece Lift US Stock Market
 
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 11/04/11 4:21 am | updated: 11/04/11 4:21 am
 
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou backed away from plans for a public vote on a bailout deal for Greece as his government appeared on the verge of toppling. The renewed indication that the effort to stabilize the Euro-zone would succeed boosted stock prices around the globe. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 208 points on Thursday, or 1.8%, to 12,044 - back above the 12K mark. Philadelphia are company stocks were also higher.... Read More
 
 
News
Deer-Vehicle Collision Season
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 11/03/11 7:43 am | updated: 11/03/11 7:43 am
 
Last year in Pennsylvania, eight people died and more than 600 were injured in 3,000 crashes involving deer, according to PennDOT.

Nationwide, about 200 people die and tens of thousands are injured in about 1.6 million deer-vehicle crashes that result in more than $3.6 billion in vehicle damage, according to AAA.

Fall is typically the most dangerous period, as mating season adds to the hazards. Autumn hunting seasons also get deer moving.

The... Read More
 
 
News
Philadelphia School District Closing Nine Schools?
 
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 11/03/11 7:34 am | updated: 11/03/11 7:34 am
 
Philadelphia School District officials on Wednesday recommended closing nine schools and making grade changes at 17 others due to declining enrollment, aging facilities, and a brutal fiscal situation.

But the School Reform Commission signaled that perhaps the changes did not go far enough.
If the SRC adopts the recommendations next year, these would be the first large-scale school closings in the district since 1981.

Each closing would save the district... Read More
 
 
 
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