Tommy Rowan writes about politics, education, transportation, business and people for Metro’s city desk. He’s been a professional writer since he was 19.
He studied journalism, English and history at Temple University, and was born and raised in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.
A bill approved Tuesday by the Committee on Rules would allow advertising to be placed on any land, building or structure owned or operated by the School District of Philadelphia for six months or longer.
The 48-year-old Bucks County man who pleaded guilty to killing a Philadelphia Highway Patrolman in a crash while under the influence of alcohol on an I-95 on-ramp last year will serve time in prison, reports say.