Cliff Lee Is Back!

The Scoop is all aflutter with the latest Phillies news. Plus the Union League gets its first female president, Arlene Ackerman gets investigated ... again, Foobooz gets a new home (with us!), and more of what Philly is talking about today

The Triumphant Return of Cliff Lee. Christmas came early and we may just have Mrs. Lee to thank. [700 Level] And for the record:  Jayson who?  [Inquirer]

First Female President of the Union League Inducted. The 148-year-old exclusive social club is inducting Joan Carter as its first female president today.  [Daily News]

Speaking of Inductions … Mayor Nutter announced Judith Renyi as the Executive Director of the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. [Newsworks]

Three Attacks in One Hour at Temple University. Three separate armed robberies occurred on Temple’s campus yesterday between 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. [NBC10]

In Today’s Controversial Arlene Ackerman News … State Representative Michael P. McGeehan alleges Ackerman suspended the five individuals who publicized details about the controversial no-bid contracts. McGeehan has requested the the state Attorney General’s Office investigate possible violations of the sources’ protections. [Inquirer]

Local Boscov’s Stores Up for Sheriff’s Sale. The stores in Oxford Valley and Montgomery Malls are worth about $20 million a piece — in case you happen to have that kind of money lying around. [Bucks County Courier Times]

More Graduates Stay in Philly. A new survey Campus Philly, the non-profit charged with retaining area graduates, says up to 48 percent of non-native graduates stay here after finishing their schooling. [Newsworks]

And Have You Heard Our Big News? We’ve acquired Foobooz! [Foobooz]