Thursday, in other news
- The Inquirer depicts the Democratic City Committee Christmas party, with Bob Brady as hand-shaker in chief.
- Looks like the Democrat will win the recount in Chester County. The number of uncounted and/or contested ballots is smaller than the current margin.
Update: It's over; Royer has conceded and McIlvaine Smith will take the seat in January.
- Michael Nutter suggests weekly mayoral debates for the new year (to snarky response from D-Mac). Would love to get that deep a slice of their ideas, but suspect most folks would tune out pretty quickly...
- The CityPaper suggests ways you can share a better life with others for the holiday season, through a variety of charities that put your time and/or money to good use.
- In a less festive mood, they report on difficulties with condom distribution in prisons, a critical first line of defense against AIDS.
- Their political notebook takes a first look at who will run for judge next year, from the top of the court system to the more humble levels.
- And finally, Phila Will Do gets in some last ribbing at outgoing Rep. Curt Weldon for his misfortunes and missteps in the last year.