Councilman Jim Kenney Spends $28,800 of Taxpayer Money for Help With the Twitter

Plus: Romney sweeps Tuesday primaries, Rangers sweep the Flyers, accuser to testify in abuse trial, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Councilman Kenney’s Twitter Firm. Councilman Jim Kenney is up on the Twitter, but needs help to ensure that he’s using it properly. That’s why he’s giving nearly $30,000 in taxpayer money to Center City-based company ChatterBlast. In exchange, the company monitors Kenny’s Twitter feed and Facebook page and develops his “social-media strategy.” [Daily News]

Romney Rocks Tuesday Primaries. Yesterday, Romney won primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington D.C. That sound you hear is Santorum’s campaign on life support. []

Flyers Cannot Beat the Rangers. Call the Rangers “Comcast” because they own the Flyers. With a 5-3 victory on Tuesday, New York swept the season series against Philly. [The 700 Level]

Accuser to Testify in Abuse Trial. Reverend James Brennan is slated to face his accuser today when a man takes the stand to testify that Brennan raped him in 1996, when he was 14 years old. [Newsworks]

Hamels Impresses as Spring Ends. That’s it, folks. Spring is in the books, and the season starts tomorrow (!!!). Last night, Hamels shut the Buccos out for five innings as the team won on the back of a Placido Polanco home run. [Phillies]

Girard College President to Step Down. Autumn Adkins Graves has announced her intention to resign from her post as president of Girard College. The 39-year-old is the first female and first African-American president in the school’s history. She cited family concerns and timing as motivating factors for her resignation. [Inquirer]

Politician’s Headquarters Vandalized. Someone threw paint all over the South Philly political headquarters of Damon Roberts. Roberts—a Democrat running for state representative in the 186th District—said the vandal(s) also used the paint to leave a threatening message and a racial slur. [NBC Philadelphia]

LeBron, Heat Beat Sixers. LeBron James dropped 41 points as the Sixers relinquished a halftime lead and fell to Miami (again) 99-93. [Yahoo!]