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.
‘When I donate the money from this month of shirts I’m probably going to put Mitch McConnell’s name on it so he gets the thank you.’
“The idea that the entire campus is protected from ICE is probably not legally how it’s going to play out.”
He had received a record fine from the Philadelphia Ethics Board, and it was reported he was under FBI investigation.
The guy from the Eurythmics wanted Central Park; Pete Droge thought Rittenhouse felt ‘truthful.’
Council President Darrell Clarke calls this “the most unpredictable and ominous climate” in his 17 years there.
Bus adventures, a tiny snowman and even a guy in shorts.
“It’s been a very frustrating year,” said one transit expert. “We know SEPTA is trying.”
City Council and Mayor Jim Kenney have spoken out against the Catholic school.
Including reports from CNN, Fox News, Breitbart and the New York Times.
The city has more new construction than it needs, and the Fed is watching.
And when city planners think they’ll maybe start to get it fixed.
You can’t get through on the phone — it’s so bad, he’s getting 10 times as many faxes as the next-closest Senator.
The committee’s formation comes after former managing director Rich Negrin first proposed the idea in 2015.
“He was quiet until he put that uniform on. Then he turned into a demon.”
Personal trainers, nurses, therapists and more people shaping the well-being of this city’s residents
Of the seven countries facing travel restrictions, the most residents are from Iraq.
A federal judge stayed part of Trump’s order as protests swept airports across America.
Eleven bars must undergo implicit bias training; violations were filed against only two.
Philadelphia’s numbers were down from 2016 to 2015, actually.
Almost feels like Pope weekend around Market East.