Reporter / Curator
Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His work included breaking news stories and in-depth pieces on the university and football team as they recovered from the effects of the scandal.
Prior to the Post-Gazette, Mark worked as a sports reporter for The Dallas Morning News, covering Texas’ state religion: high school football. He’s also had internships with The Indianapolis Star, MLB.com, The Kansas City Star and The Bucks County Courier Times.
Mark grew up on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas. He currently lives in Center City. He also listens to more top-40 pop music than any reasonable human should.
It was so loud in City Council chambers Sen. Scott Wagner couldn’t even announce he was canceling the hearing.
Less than a third of the city’s roofs can even handle solar.
Congressman Dwight Evans wants Philly to be “the laboratory” for showing how these areas can improve.
But this time it’s not really the transit agency’s fault.
City officials have displayed confidence the draft will be back in Philly, but NFL insiders peg Dallas as the front-runner.
It’s all about getting a good view of the river.
The jury deadlocked after more than five days of deliberations.
Elsewhere in the Week in Parking, someone who scored a spot with a pack of smokes.
Technology, gentrification and tolerance are changing the Gayborhood.
“The big difference is he’s been charged with three felonies.”
The city is about to lower projections — it would need about $20 million in May and June to reach its previous projection of $46 million.
When the city looked at how cash on the street was used, they saw “the long tentacles of the opioid crisis.”
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Former Philadelphia resident David Lynch would be proud.
Think of it like a circus, with Judge Steven T. O’Neill as the ringmaster.
The comedian’s testimony immediately raises the stakes in his criminal sexual assault case.
Constand explained away many of the inconsistencies the defense tried to exploit.
Gianna Constand took the stand Wednesday afternoon after her daughter had spent the day as a witness.
Sure, the beers may be $3 and all the wine $4; where are the actual deals?
But it’s not ~all~ good news, according to new figures released Tuesday.